Entries by Jason Xiong

2018 ELCA Youth Gathering New Resources

We are excited to share the latest in our curriculum resources that explore the theme “This Changes Everything.” In partnership with LuMin: Campus Ministry Network and the Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Network, we have created three cross generational sessions and three sessions to be used in young adult ministry contexts.

Synod Youth & Family Ministry Network

The Youth & Family Ministry Network of the SCSW will be meeting on Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Synod Office OR online via Zoom. All volunteers, lay staff, and rostered ministers who work within the realm of youth and family ministry are invited to join us as we network together and brainstorm how we may engage the youth of our synod over the next year.

Bishop’s Convocation 2018

Each year, the bishop invites all rostered leaders in our synod and their spouses to participate in a few days of learning, collegiality, respite and fun! This year we will gather in the Lake Geneva area under the theme: “Preaching & Proclamation in Such a Time As This”.

2018 ELCA Youth Leadership Summit

The ELCA Youth Leadership Summit is an annual gathering for high school youth identified as leaders and adult representatives from each synod from across the ELCA. This summit focuses on leadership development through engaging speakers and thought leaders in key areas at the intersection of leadership and faith in daily life AND faith formation and building connections for high school youth in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Bishop Installation – Join Us Online!

Join us on Saturday, August 18, 2018 beginning at 2:00 p.m. (CT) for the installation of The Rev. Viviane Thomas-Breitfeld as Bishop of the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin-ELCA. The worship service will be live streamed on our YouTube channel and you can follow along on our Facebook and Instagram @scsw_elca for updates throughout the day. Click READ MORE below for the links to the worship and our Facebook page.