Rise Up Together, the ELCA Youth Gathering met in Detroit, July 15-19, 2015 at Ford Field and Cobo Center and in 100 blocks of neighborhoods. 30,000 youth prayed, worshipped, learned and served.

Day 1: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 – Ford Field


Tree of Life Conroe:

St. Paul Brenham:  


Day 2: Thursday, June 16, 2015 – Practice Justice

Servant Project with St. Paul LaGrange

Service was in NW Detroit. Thousands of kids spread out over a 100-block area cleaning, weeding and working on abandoned properties.

El grupo.

Day 3: Friday, July 17, 2015 – Proclaim Story

Our synod met at the Detroit Masonic Temple. Built in 1922, it is the largest Masonic Temple in the U.S. 450 kids spent the day together studying, talking together, praying, singing and worshipping. 




Day 4: Friday, July 18, 2015 – Proclaim Community

Day 5: Sunday, July 19, 2015 – Closing Worship