Hello all!

We haven’t used this youth and young adult e-news list in a while, but we have lots to share for all middle school, high school, and young adult friends. Please be sure to look at ALL notes below!

Here is some information we wish to share (in chronological order, by deadline : )

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2021 All GA Youth Gathering - Last Call!!!

Deadline: February 21 (after this date, t-shirts will not arrive before event)


Location: Zoom

Date: Saturday, February 27

Who: all 6th-12th grade youth in any of our four states (especially Georgia)

Cost: $20


  • Morning session - videos on your own
  • Afternoon (1:00-2:00pm ET): optional game / craft time
  • Evening (4:00-6:30pm ET): theme content (Accept. Embrace. Spread Grace. Along with discussion about the Healing of the Leper in Mark 1), small group conversation, presenter, music with Tyra Dennis

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Southeastern Synod Young Adult Gathering

Deadline: February 25, 5:00pm ET


Location: Zoom

Date / Time: Thursday, February 25, 7pm ET

Who: all young adults (18-30ish)

Cost: FREE

We will get to know one another and look at wrestling with the question: “what is my next most faithful step?”  We will have with us Bishop Kevin Strickland, ELCA Young Adult Program Director Savannah Sullivan, Assistant to the Bishop Pr. Michael Jannett, and musician Mr. Chris Clay

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SESLYO Assembly

Deadline: Saturday, March 20

Registration:  (registration to open soon)

Location: Zoom

Date: Friday, March 26-Saturday, March 27

Who: 6th-12th grade youth from all four states

We will think through what it means to “Accept. Embrace. Spread Grace.” through youth-led worship, youth-led workshops, and activities to get to know one another. We will also elect a new seslyo board for the 2021-2022 year! Do you know youth who want to lead? This is a great place to learn about leadership!

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If you oversee or direct a campus ministry, and you have not received an invitation to the 2021 Spring Campus Ministry Summit on March 2, 2021, please contact Pr. Michael Jannett, Assistant to the Bishop for Formation and Communication - - for an invitation today!

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Applications Open for Passion Collective Internship for 2021-2022


Come intern at Grace House

Live in an intentional Christian community

And discern where God is calling you next!

Email Pastor Andrew ( with any questions or for an application.


Thanks, everyone!  I hope you are well!  Have a blessed Lent!


  Pr. Michael Jannett

  Assistant to the Bishop for Formation and Communication

ELCA Southeastern Synod, Physical address 1410 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE Atlanta GA, 30307 Mailing Address ELCA Southeastern Synod P.P. Box 400 Decatur, GA 30031 Phone: 404-589-1977