High School Youth Gathering 2023

Anchored in Hope

Arrival/Departure Information


Scheduled Activities & Night Options


Academy / Sectionals / Nighttime Live Descriptions

Speakers / Musicians


Special Thanks

We would like to thank all our special sponsors!

Special thanks go to the following individuals, families, businesses, and organizations for their financial and other support of the Michigan District High School Youth Gathering:

Mrs. Keturah Thunder-Haab
Concordia University Ann Arbor/Wisconsin
Michigan District, LCMS
Baymont Inn and Suites
CUAA Admissions
Grasel Graphics
Harbour View Inn
Mission Point Resort
Dr. Sara Pendleton
Shepler’s Ferry Service
Office of National Mission – Youth
St. Paul Ann Arbor for serving as our communion host congregation


Anchored in Hope Workers

Gathering Steering Committee

Chuck Anderson ~ Co-Chairman/MI District
Kristin Hardy ~ Co-Chairman
Rev. James Bruner ~ Activities
Stephanie Rummel ~ Housing
Jenny Rossi ~ Servant Events
Rev. William Yonker, Rev. Aaron Roggow & Rev. Ryan Peterson ~ Worship

Sub-Committee Members

Lisa Anderson, Janelle Meckes, John Unruh, Joni Hoyer
Michigan District Staff: Deb Fall, Linda Ekong, Jeff Heisner, Debbie Hughes, Chad Moyer

Volunteer Crew

CUAA Students