Please attend our pancake breakfast to financially support our Youth’s trip to this summer’s Higher Things conference. The cost for each youth to attend this four day conference is $355 inclusive plus travel. Also, please consider sponsoring one or more of the seven youth attending. You may contribute directly in the weekly collection (memo: “Youth Group”) or donate online.
Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 8:30 am to 10:30 a.m.
The mission of Higher Things® is to assist parents, congregations, and pastors in cultivating, encouraging and promoting a distinctively Lutheran identity among their youth and young adults.
To fulfill this mission, Higher Things:
- Catechizes youth through instruction in Christian doctrine and life;
- Involves youth in the mission of the Church to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all people;
- Publishes periodicals, literature, curricula, and other resource materials using print media and the internet;
- Organizes conferences, retreats, and seminars to help youth become informed and active members of their congregations;
- Encourages youth to consider vocations of service in the church;
- Establishes networks for congregations to share resources for youth ministry;
- Connects high-school and college youth with faithful Lutheran campus ministries and assists congregations and campus ministries in their service to Lutheran college students.