“Youth Gathering has changed my life!” exclaims Sarah Bordsen Bailey, thinking back to the ELCA’s event in the summer of 2012.
Keep up with current news from the Mission Investment Fund with recent stories from our quarterly newsletter, "The Mustard Seed."
Congregations that have MIF Youth Ministry Demand Investment accounts will have convenient access to cash at the Youth Gathering at Detroit’s Cobo Center this summer.
The Mission Investment Fund will continue our tradition of hosting an onsite Service Center at the event to service the cash needs of account holders and authorized signers on MIF Youth Ministry Demand accounts.
Fanning out north of Charlotte, North Carolina’s largest city, are rapidly growing suburban areas drawing in young families. The town of Cornelius is one of those places. Positioned on the eastern edge of Lake Norman—itself jutting out, finger-like, in multiple directions—Cornelius boasts a young population: nearly 40 percent between the ages of 25 and 44; 22 percent under the age of 18.
Winding between the rolling acres of golf green and the dock-fringed local lake, the 89 parishioners of Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church in Loudon, Tennessee, converge in a rented chapel every Sunday for worship.
Empowering vibrant, grace-filled living across all generations. That is the mission of Lutheran Life Communities, an ELCA-related ministry providing life-sustaining services for older adults and their families through a network of continuing care retirement communities across three states.