Support Students in Your Community or Church

Support comes in many forms. LECNA has a long history of partnering with congregations and their members to provide students with the information they need to make informed college decisions. Every effort can be pivotal in a person’s path to choosing a college.


  • Incorporate a link to on your congregational website.
  • Provide prayer support.
  • Display college brochures/materials in the youth area. Request pennants from colleges/universities to display in the youth room.
  • Organize a bus trip/tour of area Lutheran colleges/universities.
  • Consider taking a confirmation group to a Lutheran college or university for a retreat.
  • Establish a scholarship fund for those students planning to attend a Lutheran college or university.
  • Invite former members of the youth group who are currently at a Lutheran college or university to come back and speak about their experiences during Sunday worship.
  • Invite Lutheran college or university music ensembles (brass, woodwind, string quintet/quartet, choir or other instrumental ensemble) to perform at your congregation.
  • Bring a youth group to a Lutheran youth gathering and encourage students to visit the college/university section of the interaction center.
  • Coordinate a college planning/financial aid session for a Sunday forum to reach out to parents.