Frequently Asked Questions
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A: The LCMS Youth Gathering (Gathering) is an event held every three years for youth of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) to spend time together in worship, God’s Word, prayer, song and service. The Gathering provides young people an opportunity to learn more about Jesus Christ, the Christian faith and their Lutheran identity. This event, which is the single largest LCMS event, is organized by LCMS Youth Ministry in St. Louis, Missouri.
A: The 2016 LCMS Youth Gathering is July 16-20, 2016, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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A: Meet the Gathering house band and hear music we sang together at
A: Find the Live Love[d] Media Pass including presentation slides, photos, and unedited videos to use when making your own presentation at A Media Pass DVD will also be sent to each congregation.
A: All recap videos, photos, and stories are now available to use and share at In addition, each participant will receive a Memory Book filled with photos and key quotes from the event in the coming weeks. 
In the coming weeks, each congregation will receive a post-Gathering DVD including a recap video of the event, a highlight video on San Antonio's connection to military families, and additional Live Love(d) videos. Each congregation will also receive a Media Pass DVD with content to use when creating a Gathering recap presentation. 
A final post-Gathering Bible study and worship resource will also be available online in the coming weeks.
A: Please email with your congregational name and ID number.
A: Shirt orders have been shipped. If you are still in need of a shirt, please email with your name, t-shirt size, congregation's name, and your registration or bib number if you know it.