Youth Ministry at GSUMC

Newsletter for youth and parents of Good Shepherd UMC

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Getting Ready for Summer!

It is hard to believe that another school year is coming to an end, but that always means it's TIME FOR SUMMER! And we hope that you are planning to join us this summer in all of our activities.


Jonathan Brenek!! Hailey Jara!! Nick Gusler!! Abby Van Leer!!

They have already been hard at work planning some fun things. We have attached our summer calendar here, as well as some other important things to know about the next few months!

We are looking forward to spending time with you all this summer!

- Heather + Chad

Upcoming Events

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Summer Sunday Morning Schedule

Please note the change in our Sunday morning schedule over the summer. We know families will be busy planning their own summer vacations and activities and that summer often ushers in a season of lower attendance. So we are hoping that combining our two worship services will help make our worship services feel intimate and energetic.

Summer Camp Information

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Registration Open & Available - Adults Needed!

Our deadline to register for our Jr & Sr High Mission trips is coming quickly! Please register your student asap by going to the webpage and clicking on the appropriate registration link.

We are always looking for adults who are interested in serving Jesus, serving our youth and serving the communities around us. If that is YOU... please sign up and join us today! No previous work experience is needed! Just a willing heart to serve like Jesus!

Wednesday Nights

Our Four12 Wednesday Night Services have concluded for the summer months. We will kick back off in the fall starting on September 4th! Keep an eye out for our kick off event and join us for our summer activities!

Sunday Mornings

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Sunday Message Series - The Real God

Join us for the next few weeks on Sunday mornings during worship (10:45am hour for ALL YOUTH) as we dive into WHO GOD REALLY IS and how HE wants us to REALLY SEE HIM! We will find that we often try to put God into a box of what we know and understand Him to be, but we will find that God is much bigger than we give Him credit!

  • June 2 - The Real God
  • June 9 - The Goodness of God
  • June 16 - The Sovereignty of God
  • June 23 - The Holiness of God
  • June 30 - The Wisdom of God
  • July 7 - The Justice of God
  • July 14 - The Love of God
  • July 21 - The Faithfulness of God

Summer Calendar

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Parent Resource Corner

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Click Here For This Month's CPYU Parent Page

Hard copies of the CPYU Parent Page can be found at various locations throughout the GSUMC campus. If you would like an electronic copy, please contact Susan Lawyer at

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Chad Brown

Director of Student Ministries

Heather Turquette

Junior High Director

Susan Lawyer

Student Ministry Assistant
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