The word at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Downers Grove, Ill., is involvement. Youth are encouraged to be involved in worship, education, service and fellowship.
Sunday school doesn't meet over the summer, so a worship service filled that time slot to keep youth involved. "Summer L.I.G.H.T. — adults and children Learning In God's House Together" is a casual service. Lasting 45 minutes, it's geared to families but designed to be inviting for all parishioners.
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