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 Stacy Pethke at for more information.


Marked! 2020

Marked! Flyer 2020 – click to download

Past Events

Urban Plunge Too Review – click here to download

“Rise Up Together” Report by Pastor Katherine Fineganclick to read – click here to view slideshow

Northern Great Lakes Synod
1029 North 3rd Street
Marquette, MI 49855
Phone: 906-228-2300
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