Youth Ministry Resources & Supporting Organizations


  • ELCA Youth Ministry
    The ELCA Youth Ministry page is your starting point for finding resources, individuals involved in youth ministry across the ELCA, as well as leadership development and faith formation programs and initiatives for youth.
  • ELCA Outdoor Ministries
    Outdoor ministries offer a wide variety of programs that provide growth experiences for people of all ages, many of whom become leaders in the church and their communities.

Youth Ministry Network

  • ELCA Youth Ministry Network
    The ELCA Youth Ministry Network exists to strengthen and empower youth ministry leaders in service to Christ by providing support, training, and networking for adults working with youth.


  • InterFaith Conference of Metro Washington
    IFC participates in and leads a variety of service programs where young people of many faiths come together to clean up the environment, help build houses with needy families and other socially constructive projects, with time for discussion as they learn about each other.
  • Lutheran Volunteer Corps
    A domestic volunteer service program for men and women who want to explore their spirituality while working for social justice and living in an intentional community.
  • Theological Education with Youth
    TEY seeks to amplify the faith and witness of high school youth as gifted leaders and theologians through a Summer Theological Academy and a Summer Leadership Academy.

Safety Resources

Metro D.C. Area Camps

Higher Education

Other Resources