National Youth Gathering

What is the National Youth Gathering (NYG)?

  • 5 days of awesome speakers

  • Powerful worship service

  • Gathering of over 20,000 LCMS youth and adults

  • Fantastic Christian bands

  • An exploration of faith

  • Actively be the hands and feet of Jesus through service

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When & Where is it?

The National Youth Gathering happens every 3 years. The next gathering is July 11-15, 2019 (July 10-15 including travel days) to be held in Minneapolis, MN at US Bank Stadium.

Who can attend? 

Youth in 8th-12th grade during the 2018-19 school year.

NYG Scholarship Application

To apply for financial aid for the National Youth Gathering, you must complete this form by February 17, 2019.

Once received, your information will be shared with the Youth Scholarship Team. Once the Youth Scholarship Team has arrived at a decision, you will be notified. Scholarships will be directly applied to your remaining balance due for the National Youth Gathering. All applicants will receive some funding; All financial assistance is made possible by NYG fundraisers.

If you have any questions, please contact Kristin Harman.