Cardia Deo is a retreat for high school youth in grades 9-12 and their adult leaders. As Christians, we are Called, Gathered, Equipped and Sent to be the Heart of God (Cardia Deo) in the world. Bible studies led by the LYO Board, servant learning, worship, mystery event, camp life, and an adult track led by the retreat chaplain all make this event a deeply meaningful, fun and faith-nurturing event.
Early Registration: $125 if postmarked on or before February 1, 2019
Standard Registration: $145 if postmarked on or after February 2, 2019
How to Register
Tips for Adult Leaders and Job Description
Directions to Big Sandy
Primary Leaders; Please download these documents and share with all your Adult Leaders!
Information to help Adult Leaders prepare for Cardia Deo.
Adult Leader Guide
This is a "step by step" guide to Cardia Deo to help you know what to expect as adult leaders.
Adult Leader Job Description
Expectations of Adult Leaders and tips from experienced Adult Leaders. (Reads best if printed back to back, folded in half.)
Family Time Discussion Guide
Family Time is your opportunity to meet with your group during the event to discuss what youth are experiencing and learning. Copies of the discussion guide and handout will be included in your registration packet at Cragun's, but you may wish to download early to prepare!
Discipline issues are a rare occurrence at Cardia Deo. But when they do occur, the LYO Board wants congregations to know how we will support you through the experience and how we will work with you to determine which actions to take.
Registration and Forms
Registration for new groups and additions is now closed. To make a substitution or cancellation, please use the "Changes" link below.
Group Registration for Cardia Deo is all online!
Make a Change to My Registration
Use this link to submit a substitution or make a cancellation to your existing registration.
Health and Release Form: Due February 15
You can choose to have parents/adult leaders submit Health and Release Forms online (a copy is emailed to the Primary Leader) OR fill out a paper form (make a copy and mail to the synod office). Use the links below for the version that suits your needs: