2021 Calendar: Sept - Dec

Season of Creation
SEPT 4 - OCT 4

Join Ecumenical youth from around the world in this month from 1st September through 4th October, as thousands of Christians on six continents get together for a time of restoration and hope, a jubilee for our Earth, and to discover radically new ways of living with creation.

Ecumenical youth will be hosting an event each Monday this month (Sept 6, 13, 20, 27, and Oct 4). Check LWF Youth Facebook or Instagram for more information.

Season of Creation
Conference of Parties 26 (COP 26) Delegation
OCT 31 - NOV 12

Since 2011, Youth have led LWF Conference of Parties (COP) delegations and they are leading climate justice projects all over the world, focusing on the importance of taking care of the creation, intergenerational justice, how to participate in climate national processes like National Determined Contributions - NDC, promoting reforestation in their own communities and gathering ideas for climate justice engagement on carbon neutrality. 

Check LWF Youth Facebook and Instagram pages for updates on educational events and resources from this delegation.

COP 26
LWF Youth Delegation at COP 25 in Madrid attending a worship service. Photo: LWF/A. Hillert
Green Reformation Service
OCT 31

Youth-led worship with a focus on our relationship to creation

Join us for a time of prayer for Climate Justice and thanksgiving to God for all of creation. 

As we gather to commemorate the 504th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, the LWF Youth lead our call for a re-formation of our relationship with all the Earth! 

We will also bless the service and witness of the 32 young people who will make up the LWF Delegation at COP 26.

LWF Youth Social Media Takeover: 16 Days Campaign

Youth action to end Gender Based Violence will be highlighted on the LWF Social Media pages Dec 1


Are you an LWF Youth working with your member church to end Gender-based violence in your community?  Email us so we can feature your activism.

The 16 Days of Activism for ending Violence Against Women and Children is a global awareness-raising campaign. This annual campaign, 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) to 10 December (International Human Rights Day) works to end sexual and gender based violence.

Together with international partners, faith based organizations and global advocacy groups around the world, we work to break the silence, stop the stigma and end Sexual and Gender Based Violence. 


Now Not Later: Lutheran Youth Look at COP 26

Lutherans were significantly present at the recently-concluded United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) held in Glasgow. We all carry hopes and adjust our actions to care for creation at this time of climate crisis.

With deep investment in our shared future and earthly home, hear a general report on COP 26 from LWF Youth delegation members and join us in conversation about where to go from here.


Global Young Reformers Advent Peace Gathering
Dec 11

Save the date!

The Global Young Reformers Network will gather together for the first annual GYR Peace on Earth Advent Gathering on Dec 11. Global Young Reformers Delegates will sing and pray together, will talk about joys and challenges of the past year, and will discuss LWF Youth priorities for 2022. 

in 2022 ecumenical youth from around the world will gather with the World Council of Churches
LWF Youth will gather for a Youth Pre-Conference before the 2023 LWF Assembly in Poland.
170 Lutheran youth were present at the last global gathering
All 7 LWF regions are represented in all global events.