Nearly 200 Lutheran youth have gathered at Brock this week for the Higher Things Lutheran youth conference, running today through Friday at the Concordia Lutheran Seminary.
This marks the first time the annual conference, which has attracted young people Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and several U.S. states, has been held in Canada.
Conference attendees will be staying on campus in the DeCew Residence.
The conference’s theme, TWELVE, focuses on biblical themes for the number 12. Daily activities include multiple worship services and plenary and breakaway teaching sessions. Breakaway sessions will explore topics ranging from creation and stem cell research to social media and vocations.
Higher Things is a recognized service organization of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod that assists parents, congregations, and pastors in cultivating and promoting a Lutheran identity among youth.