“Our mission as young adults in the Christian Community is to worship God and live a lifestyle of faith by learning about Christ, serving our community, and expanding our ministry by bringing people into the church.”

Council

Kathy Leonard is the Youth Ministry Council Representative.

Lutheran Youth Organization

The primary responsibility is to activate Youth in the celebration of their faith through learning, prayer, service and fellowship with their peers. In order to achieve the objectives of this committee, focus should be on, but not limited to, the following duties and activities:

— Work with appropriate staff member(s) to ensure that adequate opportunities are offered to the youth for spiritual development, leadership training, service and fellowship.

— Recruit, organize and assist the advisors for the youth organizations(s).

— Oversee the timely selection of youth delegates to assemblies, seminars, and other meetings.

— Oversee and assist with Lutheran Youth Organization (LYO) sponsored events.

— Oversee the organization of Youth Sunday to be held at least annually.

— Assist in organizing events such as All Tennessee, the National Youth Gathering, Affirm, TEC, WOW, and other youth focused events that occur within our conference, synod, or the ELCA.