Grace Youth Ministries (GYM)

Vision -  Grace Youth Ministries (GYM) as part of Grace United Methodist Church exists to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Mission - To grow students in grades 6 - 12 to be disciples of Jesus Christ through:

  •  Valuing each person in relationship-focused activities and experiences
  •  Responding to the individual needs of each
  •  Fostering the faith of each in the teachings of Jesus Christ,
  •  Cultivating the God given talents and gifts of each
  •  Assisting each to mature and grow more connected with Jesus, his/her family, church and community


Weekly Activities

The Journey

JR High (6 th -8 th ) begins formally at 4pm and ends between 5 and 5:30pm.

  • Youth enjoy some funny videos, an icebreaker game, followed by a brief time of worship and a message.
  • Youth at the middle school are transported by bus at 3:30 pm
  • Youth experience supervised and informal socialization until 4:00 pm

SR High (9 th -12 th ) begins at 6:30pm and ends at 8pm.

  •  Youth start announcements followed by an icebreaker game, worship, and a time of teaching and reflection.
  •  Confirmation students are released at 7:30 pm on the first Wednesday of the month to meet with their parents and Pastor Wes

 JR & SR High meet together at 6:30 pm during the summer months