Children, Youth, & Family Ministry
Meet Karen Gieseke, the synod’s Children, Youth, & Family Ministry Coordinator. She wants to meet you, so make sure to connect with her if you haven’t already!
CYF Network Gatherings – join others in the synod for these network meetings to learn about an aspect of CYF ministry, share ideas and resources, and connect with colleagues. Offered twice in one day – afternoon and evening. See the full schedule of gatherings.
CYF News - Stories from our children, youth, and families in our homes, congregations, and around the world. Read about what’s going on and what you can use in your own setting.
CYF Events - Events for children, youth, and families or those who do ministry with them. See what’s coming up.
- Confirmation Ministry Dialog on February 28.
- Safeguarding God’s Children training on April 11 or April 30.
- Bullying in Our Midst on April 14.
Facebook Group – Connect, network, get ideas, share ideas, ask questions, and more on the “Southeastern Minnesota Synod Family Ministry” Facebook group. (Must have a Facebook account to participate.)
Monthly E-Newsletter – Receive news in your inbox once a month (or as-needed) with stories, ideas, resources, and events. Enter your e-mail address to sign up.
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