Heidi Hagstrom, who is leaving her position as director of the ELCA Youth Gathering, was recognized during the closing worship for her years of service to the event.
Hagstrom, who has served as director since 2009?????, is leaving her position to participate in the Theological Education for Emerging Ministries program at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa.
is one of eight ELCA seminaries
will serve in the ELCA Southwestern Minnesota Synod.