ELCA Youth Gathering

June 29-July 3, 2021

Every three years, 30,000 high school youth and their adult leaders from across the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America gather for a week of faith formation known as the ELCA Youth Gathering. Through days spent in interactive learning, worship, Bible study, service and fellowship, young people grow in faith and are challenged and inspired to live their faith in their daily lives.

An important part of the Gathering's ministry are the two pre-events, the Multicultural Youth Leadership Event (MYLE), a faith formation and leadership development event primarily for youth of color, and the tAble, a gathering that gathers, blesses and empowers youth with disabilities.


2021 ELCA Youth Gathering Theme

The ELCA Youth Gathering team announces the theme of the 2021 Gathering, “boundless: God beyond measure,” based on Ephesians 3:19 CEV.


“I want you to know all about Christ’s love, although it is too wonderful to be measured. Then your lives will be filled with all that God is.”

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Team

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Contact

8765 W. Higgins Rd.
Chicago IL 60631
888-411-ELCA
gathering@elca.org

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