Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 3:00 PM CDT
Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM CDT

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Grand Hotel 
1505 N Broadway
Minot, ND 58703

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Beth Anderson 
Western North Dakota Synod-ELCA 

2017 Senior High Youth Gathering 

Join young people in grades 9-12 from around Western North Dakota for the 2017 WND Synod LYO
Gathering in Bismarck.  Come spend 3 days, 2 nights together having fun, serving the community, worshiping God and growing in faith. 

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Registration Instructions
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Registration must be completed Online.  Click on the button below to register.

Registration Deadline is October 1, 2017.
Cost per person is $150 for lodging and registration.
Late Registrations will be charged an additional $25 per person.

Register NowIMPORTANT:  When submitting your group's registration online, be sure that you receive an e-mail confirming that your registration has been received.  If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, please contact the synod office at 701-223-5312 to confirm that your registration has been received.

Need to Submit Additional Participants?
Did your group have a couple of late sign-ups after you registered?  No Problem! Use the link below to add participants to your existing group:
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In Kind Offering

Congregation Groups are invited to bring fleece fabric.  This fabric will be turned into blankets during the course of the gathering and the blankets will be donated to local agencies.  

Just a few event Highlights awaiting YOU!

Service Projects  
         Engaging Worship          Action Tracks    
Inspiring Speakers 
           Meeting New Friends           Making Memories  Growing in Faith
         Talent Night
Elections of 2018 LYO Board

And much, much more . . .


Rozella Haydee' White, Thurs & Fri Evening Presenter

Rozella Haydée White is a coach, creator, and consultant accompanying individuals, organizations and communities live meaningful lives by embracing the fullness of who they are.

Rozella currently serves as the Houston City Director for Mission Year, an organization committed to walking with young adults as they fall in love with Jesus and the city, come alive in their gifts and purpose, build beloved community across dividing lines and become advocates for God's justice in our neighborhoods and world. She previously served as the Director for Young Adult Ministry for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), one of the largest protestant denominations in the United States.

As a writer, teacher, preacher and public theologian, Rozella is a known presence on social media boldly engaging issues of faith, justice, mental illness and the radical and transformative love of Jesus. Rozella is desperately seeking justice, mercy, humility and love. She believes that everyone is gifted and has the power to transform themselves, their communities and the world when they tap into their most authentic self. 

Rev.Bishop Narum Mark Narum, Synod Bishop

Rev. Mark Narum serves as Bishop of the Western North Dakota Synod.  He cares deeply about helping Lutherans in our synod engage in God’s mission of sharing Christ’s love with our communities, through service, words, and actions.  Mark will preach at our opening worship.

  The Glue, Worship Band

Staff from our synod’s 4 Bible Camps - Badlands Ministries, Camp of the Cross Ministries, Metigoshe Ministries and Upper Missiouri Ministries - will lead us in worship and opening music each day.