We are the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) North Dakota (ND) District Youth Ministry Task Force and Lutheran Youth Fellowship (LYF). The District Youth Ministry Task Force (adults & District LYF president) and elected leaders of the District LYF (District Youth Committee – DYC) work together to offer resources and events that empower middle school and high school age youth to grow their relationship with Jesus Christ and each other.

Upcoming Events


Thursday • August 5, 2 PM – Saturday • August 7, 12 PM
for students entering grade 8 and up fall of 2021

Sessions at: St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 1005 East 1st Street, West Fargo, ND

Housing at: Ramada Inn, 3333 13th Avenue South, Fargo, ND

Bible study leader is Dr. Brad Alles, an Assistant Professor of Education at Concordia University Wisconsin.

Retreat participants will participate in four sessions: Islam and New Age, Secular Humanism and Marxism, Cultural Marxism (Critical Race Theory, etc.), Being a Christian in Church and State

The Retreat will also include Worship service | Music | Devotions | Prayer walk | Servant events in the community | Banquet | Free time | Election of 2021-2022 District LYF officers | Selection of LYF mission projects | and MORE!

Registration deadline: Friday, July 30

ND District Middle School Gathering • October 22-24, 2021 • Ramada Inn, Fargo

ND District LYF Retreat • March 4-5, 2022 • Chieftain Conference Center, Carrington

LCMS National Youth Gathering •July 9-13, 2022 • Houston, T X

ND District LYF Gathering • August 4-6, 2022 • Location TBA

ND District Middle School Gathering • October 20-22, 2022 • Ramada Inn, Bismarck

National Youth Gathering

July 9-13, 2022 – Houston, TX

Gathering Volunteers application deadlines – March 15, 2021

In All Things, the 2022 LCMS Youth Gathering will bring over one thousand loving, energetic, flexible, and faithful volunteers to Houston, TX. The Volunteer team is composed of folks from all over the USA, of all ages, gifts, and abilities.

We would love for YOU to serve a few hours or the entirety of the Gathering as a Young Adult Volunteer (ages 19-25) or an Adult Volunteer (25 and older).

Volunteers are a highly valued and deeply needed element of the Gathering experience and its overall success. We hope you will consider serving at the 2022 Youth Gathering as we seek to help all Gathering participants experience the joy of Jesus IN ALL THINGS!

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