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

Children, Youth, and Family Network Gathering
October 21
12:00 PM (noon) or 8:00 PM
RSVP Online

Confirmation Retreat
January 14-16, 2022
EWALU

Registration flyer and form (PDF)
Registration flyer and form (Word docx)
Registration deadline Dec. 1


Children's Ministry Group and Resources

Stay up to date on the Children's Working Group by checking out their blog, click here .

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...

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...