Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry in the Northern Great Lakes Synod

Mission statement for the Northern Great Lakes Synod's Youth & Family Ministry is:
"This synod supports congregational youth & family ministry through Christ-centered resources, ideas, and powerful ministry events."

Welcome to the Youth Ministry page for the Northern Great Lakes Synod of the ELCA!

We have a lot of exciting opportunities for the young people in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northeast Wisconsin.

We also offer special activities and training events for our youth leaders - clergy, lay, and volunteers alike.

Contact Pastor Katherine Finegan at for more information.


Urban Plunge Too Review - click here to download

Marked! 2016

Marked! Letter - click to download

Marked! School Kits - click to download

Backpack Pattern - click to download


ELCA Youth Gathering July 15-19, 2015 Detroit, MI

“Rise Up Together” Report by Pastor Katherine Finegan - click to read

Rise Up Together Photo Gallery – Detroit 2015