YC17 News

YC17: Break Every Chain

I love being part of the CLB Youth Convention. The first day might be my favorite as everyone starts to ascend upon Estes Park, Colorado. Leaders come in and register their students. Group by group, student by student, the chairs start to fill up in the auditorium. You can hear them all talking… and at

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YC17: We Need It

There were heavy sighs resounding around me as we learned that once again, there had been a mistake with our hotel rooms. After a twenty-minute wait, we dragged our over-packed suitcases down the hall and flopped onto our beds, dropping our things into a heap on the floor. We were exhausted. But the next day

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YC17: Why We Do It

Why do we do it? Why does the Church of the Lutheran Brethren—you!—invest time and money into a national convention for youth? As the Regional Pastor representing the work of North American Mission with the Youth Convention (YC), I needed to answer that. Is it worth your investment? This year it can be summed up

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Meet Our MC’s

Beau and Michael will be back at YC17….. Michael Titterness Michael is currently serving as youth director at Word of Life church in Marysville, Washington. He and his wife Bethany live in Everett, Washington with his cheezits and pickles. Michael enjoys couches, sour patch kids, going to the zoo, dancing, and ska bands. Beau Sibuma

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YC17: Entertainment

The Digital Age The long, strange trip that saw four core members of the David Crowder*Band become The Digital Age has yielded one stunning testament to multi- dimensional faith: faith in the music, faith expressed through the music and faith the musicians had in each other. Along with Crowder compatriots Jack Parker, Jeremy “B-Wack” Bush and

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YC17: Entertainment

The Skit Guys Tommy Woodard and Eddie James are The Skit Guys. They have been best friends since high school. Think of them as the wise guys in class who had everyone laughing and managed to make a career out of it. They’ve been teaching God’s word using comedy, drama and whatever category talking action

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YC17: Speaker

Chris Priestaf, Mount Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church, Mount Bethel, PA Pastor Chris Priestaf was born and raised in Dearborn, MI, the infamous hometown of Henry Ford.  A runner through high school, Chris took his academics and athletics to Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA) where he majored in Math and Economics and ran Cross Country and Track.  Little

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YC17: Speaker

David Foss, Bethel Lutheran Church, Fergus Falls, MN David Foss is guy who loves life and the Giver of Life. He was born in Montana, raised on the East Coast, and now lives in Minnesota. Foss has an MDiv from Lutheran Brethren Seminary, and has served as Associate Pastor in Fullerton, CA, and Lead Pastor at Bethel LB

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