Ten Reasons to Be a Part of ELCAYMNet – the ELCA Youth Ministry Network

What is the ELCAYMNet?

The ELCA Youth Ministry Network seeks to provide opportunities for spiritual renewal, continuing education and networking for adults who work with children, youth and families in our congregations.

The Network exists because of, and for its members.  Thanks to all of you who make the Network possible!

Below are ten of the many reasons you should join:

  1. Network members get deep discounts to attend the Extravaganza
  2. Members receive the Connect Journal, published 3 or 4 times per year
  3. Members get access to the video archives of Extravaganza keynote talks going back to 2006
  4. Members receive access to MartinsList.org, our resource sharing web site (Full of great ideas to use and share.)
  5. Members are invited to participate in our live, monthly “3rd Tuesday Conversation” (3TC) webinars with experts in the field
  6. Members receive access to the full archive of 3TC webinars
  7. Members receive discounts from some of our partner organizations, including: The Center for Youth Ministries at Wartburg Seminary; Hertz Car Rental; Impression Media Group; Lutheran Life Coaching; Trinity Lutheran College Center for Children, Youth and Family Ministry; Unify Church App Development; TxtSignal; Youth Leadership & Youth Specialties
  8. Access to the online membership directory
  9. The list of congregations willing to host visiting youth groups
  10. The results of our annual salary survey

And we keep adding to the list all of the time!