Family & Youth Ministries

Junior Youth Ministry  | 2021-2022 Junior Youth Schedule (PDF)

The Junior Youth Group is open to all youth in the 6th-8th grade. We meet regularly from September to May to enjoy each other's company over supper, through discipleship groups and music. We have fun events on and off campus as well as community service projects.

Jenny Sutherland |
Aaron Sutherland |

Senior Youth Ministry  | 2021-2022 Senior Youth Schedule (PDF)

The Senior Youth Group is for youth in grades 9-12. It is open for church members and their friends. We feed our faith through regular small group gatherings, service projects, field trips and occasional special events.

Peggy Todd | 757-869-9069 |
Rachel Lomax | 757-871-9898 |
Josh Lowman | 757-532-2542 |


Youth Confirmation | 2021-2022 Confirmation Schedule (PDF)

Join us to celebrate the 2022 Confirmands!  Mark Sunday, June 5, 2022 (Pentecost Sunday) on your calendar to congratulate and celebrate our newest confirmed members of Gloria Dei!

Ages: Generally, 6th to 9th grades

Typical schedule:
  • 2-year program
  • Wednesday evening classes from 6:55pm to 7:45pm

During confirmation classes, youth explore their faith and relationship with God by studying the Bible and using Martin Luther's Small Catechism. These resources are guides for learning about the:

  • Lord's Prayer
  • Apostle's Creed
  • Ten Commandments
  • Sacraments of Baptism and Holy Communion

Questions? Contact the Church Office.