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There are many ways for students to get connected in Gravity Youth Ministries.  For additional options or more information on these offerings, please contact Lucy Swanson.


Lucy Swanson, Director of Youth Ministries

Lucy Swanson, Director of Youth Ministries

Sunday School 

Each Sunday morning, 6-8th grade students and high school students gather by grade for a hybrid of Bible-based teaching and small group time with adult leaders who love and care for our students.

Life Groups

Life groups are a great way to get to know and connect with a smaller group of students, to connect with volunteer small group leaders and to be involved in Bible study and topical discussions relative to everyday life and issues. Life groups meet on Wednesdays and Sundays.  Contact Lucy for life group information.  

Special Events—Fall Retreat, Winter Retreat, Veritas

Throughout the year, there are many events in addition to our weekly offerings to bring about spiritual growth including, but not limited to: 

  • Fall Retreat – September 9-11
  • Turkey Bowl – November 12-13
  • Gravity Hanging of the Greens – November 27
  • Girls’ Christmas Pajama Party – December 3 
  • Gravity Christmas Party – December 11
  • Winter Retreat – January 6-8
  • Veritas – February 24-26
  • Oldies Bingo – March 12
  • High School Mystery Trip – June 3-8

Mission Activities—Grace Soup Kitchen, OMP, VBS

We recognize that a huge element of student’s faith is “getting their hands dirty,” using the gifts that God has given him/her to share God’s love with others.  Gravity offers a variety of opportunities: 

  • Turkey Bowl – November 12-13
  • High School Mission Trip to Costa Rica – March 18-25
  • Ozark Mission Project – June 11-17; June 25-July 1
  • Crew leader at Vacation Bible School – June 19-23

Confirmation

Confirmation is a time where students are given the opportunity to grow in faith together with a mentor and ultimately confirm their own faith before God and their church community. Gravity offers one session of Confirmation each school year for students 8th grade and above, running winter through mid-spring.  Registration is required for Confirmation; please contact Lucy for more information. 


Connect to Gravity!

  • Sign up for weekly emails:  by contacting Lucy.
  • Text CUMCRogers to 95577
  • Follow GravityYouthMinistries on Instagram