University Lutheran Church of Hope resides in one of the oldest sections of Minneapolis. And the neighborhood is changing. Perched on the edge of the University of Minnesota campus, the neighborhood that was once home to families is now the site of student housing.
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“Youth Gathering has changed my life!” exclaims Sarah Bordsen Bailey, thinking back to the ELCA’s event in the summer of 2012.
Congregations that have MIF Youth Ministry Demand Investment accounts will have convenient access to cash at the Youth Gathering at Detroit’s Cobo Center this summer.
The Mission Investment Fund will continue our tradition of hosting an onsite Service Center at the event to service the cash needs of account holders and authorized signers on MIF Youth Ministry Demand accounts.
Fanning out north of Charlotte, North Carolina’s largest city, are rapidly growing suburban areas drawing in young families. The town of Cornelius is one of those places. Positioned on the eastern edge of Lake Norman—itself jutting out, finger-like, in multiple directions—Cornelius boasts a young population: nearly 40 percent between the ages of 25 and 44; 22 percent under the age of 18.