Students are vital participants in the life and ministry of Gary Church. Whether it is through Sunday morning education opportunities, Wednesday evening fellowship, or mission and outreach projects, Gary Youth strives to be a place where students can be real, challenge one another, and grow in faith.

Sunday School Classes
Join us Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m. on the upper level for a time to grow in faith and friendships: Grades 6-7 in the Heritage Room, Confirmation (Grade 8) in the Jr. High Room, and Grades 9-12 in the Senior High Room. 

Midweek with Gary Youth
This is our weekly meeting on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:00 p.m. designed to get students deeper into discipleship and fellowship with one another.  Middle school and high school students meet separately, but all are using the Deep Discipleship curriculum. We are excited to be able to partner with parents by sharing monthly newsletters so you can continue discussions at home.  Please note:  Midweek does not meet the last Wednesday of the month.

Deep Discipleship Parent Guide

This summer, high school students will be traveling Nashville, TN to partner in ministry with SLAM (Students Living A Mission) Ministries in Nashville, TN. Although most of us may be familiar with a city known for it’s music and food scene, Nashville is known to some as the new “Ellis Island”, with more immigrants and refugees per capita than any other U.S. city. Students will be challenged to expand their conceptions about the city, and have the opportunity to partner with and learn from a ministry that has been working in the underserved neighborhoods of Nashville for years. We are excited to be a small part of what SLAM Ministries is up to in Nashville! 

All graduating eighth graders and high school students are invited to join us on our summer mission trip. The cost for the trip is $325 if registered by March 18 or $350 by the registration deadline of April 29. We will offer a $50 sibling discount for additional registrations. To register, submit the form below along with a $50 deposit and a copy of the student’s medical insurance information, which can be turned in to the Church Office.


Pay your $50/person deposit here!

Gary Youth Summer Mission Trip 2018

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