Outdoor Ministry Opportunities Our Lutheran Outdoor Ministry Partners have been working hard to creatively adapt, innovate and find ways to continue to nurture faith in children, youth, families and adults of all ages this summer. Read below for updates!
Camp Onomia: Summer Splash! SUMMER SPLASH will be held outdoors with social distancing and masks required. Program will be held in small groups of 8 kids or less plus their camp counselor, who will function independently of the other small groups all day. The exception will be out opening celebration and our closing "campfire" which will gather spread out outdoors. Click here for a church leader info packet.
Voyageurs Lutheran Ministry: Online Faith Formation: Morning Mai (Daily devotions) and more. Rental Opportunities: For small groups and families. Looking for a place to get away with your family this summer? VLM has great spots for a getaway!
Relational Service Learning Experiences This is an online service learning experience to equip and empower youth and adults to lead mentoring style “Intentional Conversations ” and to gain an expanded understanding of serving others using the concepts of Service Learning.
Resources for Faith Formation Online This is list is designed for children, youth, parents and all ages to download free resources you might use at home. Ministry leaders might want to directly share these links through emails, social media or text messages.
PASSAGE: A ministry from the ELCA Faith Formation Team For 2020 High School Graduates PASSAGE will connect recently graduated high school students from across the country with one another and young adult small group leaders. The communities formed through PASSAGE will be centered on mutual support and wrestling with faith and life in times of transition. Click here for more information and to register.
New Time! Network Meetings for Faith Formation Leaders Every Thursday, 10:30am, through July 30 (For Volunteers, Paid Youth Directors, Pastors) Ministry has changed drastically, and the work you are doing to support youth and families is critical. Join other youth workers to support each other, share ideas and resources, pray and laugh together.
Southeastern Synod Webinar: Children and Youth Ministry in Uncertain Times Featuring Ms. Rachel Alley (ELCA Program Director for Youth Ministries), Ms. Janelle Hooper (ELCA Program Director for Children's Ministries), and Ms. Dawn Rundman (works on a team that develops resources for kids, youth, and adults published by Sparkhouse and Augsburg Fortress)