Youth Ministry

The purpose of the Youth Ministry Subcommittee is to facilitate faith-formation of young people through:

  • The building up of relationships
  • Resourcing of leaders
  • Organization of youth ministry events that congregations can’t do on their own

For more information on youth ministry in the NIS, contact your conference representative:

LIGHT Youth Leadership Team:

  • Jennifer Heinrich – C Conf.
  • Victoria Entwistle – E Conf.
  • Nathaniel Knutson – E Conf.
  • Grace Hoening – N Conf.
  • Brynn Conway – NE Conf.
  • Samantha Whyte – NE Conf.
  • Izzie Jackson – NE Conf.
  • Mina Tolu-Honary – NW Conf.
  • Coltin Rau – NW Conf.
  • Heide Gallagher – SW Conf.


Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center (LOMC)

ELCA Youth Ministry

ELCA Campus Ministries

ELCA Young Adult Ministry

ELCA Colleges

ELCA Schools

ELCA Outdoor Ministries

Synod Staff Liaison:
Deacon Karin Graddy

Youth News

Calling all youth leaders!

The theme of the 2021 ELCA Youth Gathering in Minneapolis will be boundless: God beyond measure. Who in your congregation should receive communications about preparations…
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