Any Lutheran student in grades 6-12 in a Lutheran school or church can participate in this contest. Students may also enter through a home school or congregation (e.g. confirmation class, youth group) when validated by a pastor or teacher. The theme for 2021 is God Chose You, based on John 15:16: “You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit.” For more information, click here. For essay rules and rubrics, click here.

Lutherans for Life essay contest