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Amy Thompson Sevimli

Nurture Young Adults | Community

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Starting a young adult group is easy if you live in an urban area. Even if you don’t, you should be able to gather a few young adults given the enormity of the millennial generation (larger than the baby boomers!). Nurturing that group so that it remains healthy and sustainable, however, can be easier said than done.


This is an excerpt from an essay in Renew 52: 50+ Ideas to Revitalize Your Congregation from Leaders under 50. Download the e-book for free.

About Amy Thompson Sevimli

Amy Thompson Sevimli is assistant to the bishop of the Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). She served as associate pastor at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Arlington, Va. Amy received her Master of Divinity degree from Duke Divinity School in Durham, N.C., in 2003, and she completed a Master of Sacred Theology (STM) in New Testament at Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. She has a love of ecumenical and interfaith dialogue.