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2022 ELCA Youth Gathering!

Tomorrow's the day! Registration for the 2022 ELCA Youth Gathering in Minneapolis, Minnesota opens tomorrow. We encourage your congregation to register as soon as possible to receive discounted rates and begin planning for next summer. Learn more about the 2022 Youth Gathering below.


The ELCA Youth Gathering is open to youth currently in grades 8-12 and adult leaders over the age of 21 at the time of the Gathering. The recommended ratio for congregations attending is one adult leader for every seven youth participants.

There is also an opportunity for young adults to volunteer at the Youth Gathering! Servant Companions are volunteers aged 19-30 years old at the time of the Gathering who accompany congregational groups as they encounter and serve the people of Minneapolis during their Service Learning day.


This year’s ELCA Youth Gathering will take place from July 24-28, 2022 in Minneapolis, Minnesota with the theme “boundless