ELCA Youth Gathering 2024 City Challenge

We’re heading to New Orleans in 2024!

We’re jazzed to announce that we’re heading to New Orleans for the 2024 ELCA Youth Gathering, MYLE and the tAble! The Big Easy is filled with rich history, friendly locals, amazing food and great music, and we just can’t wait to go back. Mark your calendars for July 16-20, 2024, to join us for this transformational faith formation event. MYLE and the tAble will take place immediately before on July 13-16. 

Would you like to serve on a planning team?

The ELCA Youth Gathering is planned and led by amazing, dedicated volunteers who serve on 10 different teams and a small staff from the ELCA Churchwide Office. Applications to serve on one of our planning teams will open on April 24 and close on June 24. If you have any questions regarding the application, what serving on a team looks like, or which team might be the best fit for you, please reach out to our office by emailing gathering@elca.org.

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2022 ELCA Youth Gathering – Canceled

On February 1, Gathering leadership announced that the 2022 ELCA Youth Gathering, MYLE and the tAble were canceled due to the ongoing pandemic, the recent COVID-19 surge and public health considerations.

Registered congregations were asked between February 7 – March 4 to log into their accounts and submit refund requests. Our team is in the process of processing these requests and hope to have them completed in the next week or two. If you have specific questions regarding your request, please email the Gathering office (gathering@elca.org) with your congregational ID in the subject line.


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