Youth Gathering

23-28 June 2017: Leipzig, Germany

Searching for aspiring servants of the Lord ministering in the 21st Century. gityouthdrumming

Prior to the General Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches: Be part of the World Communion of Reformed Churches. Experience Christian fellowship, explore what it looks like to be a disciple of Christ Jesus in our unique contexts.

Six days of study, fellowship and networking

  • Social transformation: Social justice
  • Global challenges: Climate change
  • Models of change: Post-Growth movements
  • Spirituality: Praying and Bible study
  • Methods: Lectures, debates, panel discussions

Programme details

Together, we will take a methodologically varied approach to claim “Living God, renew and transform us.” GIT-QuartetMural

We will experience Christian fellowship as we worship together, study the Bible with one another, and exchange what it looks like to be a disciple of Christ in our unique contexts.

We will consider how we can creatively contribute to God’s mission in the world learning from one another and building the kingdom of God in our world.


  • Conference language: English
  • Qualification: We invite groups from all WCRC member churches with young people in the age from 18 to about 26.
  • Duration: 1 week, 23–28 June 2017
  • Price: 300 €: Western Europe, North America, East Asia
    200 €: other Parts of the World
    Including accommodation, food and local travel.

We call upon churches with financial resources to link up with their partners in the Global South and support their participation in the youth gathering. 980x520-Starpoint2015selfie

Get assistance for planning the journey to Leipzig. Our office supports youth groups with their travel arrangements:

  • booking of flights
  • visa applications

Youth groups should register their interest through the head office of their church at the office of the:

World Communion of Reformed Churches
Helge Seekamp, Henrik Begemann
Knochenhauer Straße 42
D-30159 Hannover, Germany


The General Council office will then provide all information about the registration process.

If you have any questions, please send an email to