The Southeastern Iowa Synod is committed to nurturing faith, equipping leaders, and celebrating the ways in which God works through children, youth and families in our synod.

Upcoming Events

ConFest – Clive
Sunday, January 13, 2019
1:00 – 6:00 pm

ConFest – Muscatine
Sunday, February 10, 2019
1:00 – 6:00 pm

Children & Youth Network Meeting:
Thursday, March 7, 2019
9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Grinnell Area


Children's Ministry Group and Resources

Stay up to date on the Children's Working Group by checking out their blog, click here . Download the Resources Fall 2015 Resource Day packet Steps To Creating a Child Safety Policy SE Iowa Sample Child Safety Policy The Children's...

ELCA Youth Gathering

Every three years, 30,000 high school youth and their adult leaders 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...

Southeastern Iowa Synod Children/Youth Leader Network

The Southeastern Iowa Synod Children/Youth Network is made up of adults who have a passion to walk with young people in Christ’s mission for the sake of the world! The purpose of the network is to make connections with people in children/youth ministries an...

Practice Discipleship

Practice Discipleship Initiative Trains Youth Workers and ALL People Interested in Faith Formation This Practice Discipleship Project is the result of a dynamic partnership between the ELCA Youth Ministry Network, ELCA Lutheran seminaries and colleges...