2020 Bulletin of Reports: Pastor Matt Keadle, Youth Coordinator

In September 2019, I took on the role of Synod Youth Director with the following goals:  to give increased attention to racial equity in our synod youth ministries  to strengthen connections between youth ministries in our synod  to continue connecting youth ministries in our synod to opportunities in the wider

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Youth at Our Savior’s, Lancaster Get Theatrical with Bible Stories on Video

At Our Savior’s, Lancaster, church youth are taking part in a fun, interactive, and innovative learning opportunity.    Once a month, Sunday School leaders discuss a Bible story in depth. Then, Sunday School students and volunteers develop, script, cast, and produce a play that depicts the Bible story. The video of

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ACTION Team and Thrivent Support Students at the Annual “Beer and Brats” Oktoberfest!

  Thanks to everyone who gathered at Prince of Peace, Covina on Sunday, October 1 in support of the Action Food Pantry’s annual Octoberfest “Beer and Brats” Scholarship Fundraiser! “Action” stands for “Action Together In One Name,” which reflects the interdenominational nature of this ministry. Supporting congregations include local Lutheran, Episcopalian, Methodist,

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“Right where I am supposed to be” – an update from Carlee Wood

Here’s an update from Carlee Wood, who is serving with the ELCA’s Young Adults in Global Mission during the 2017 – 2018 program year. Members of this year’s Synod Assembly met Carlee when she addressed the assembly about her mission. You can help Carlee meet her fundraising goal here, and keep up with

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Volunteer for Social Justice 2017 – 2018 in Northern California with the Lutheran Episcopal Volunteer Network

LEVN, the Lutheran Episcopal Volunteer Network, is looking for young adults (age 21 – 30) with Bachelor’s degrees for an 11-month program of non-profit volunteer service and learning about social justice. From the end of August 2017 to the end of July 2018, corps members will be provided housing, utilities,

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