Students (5th-12th)

Sunday Morning Opportunities

Parents are encouraged to join our middle school students on Sunday morning for class.  They will learn alongside their student and then spend time in conversation with other parents discussing how they can best raise up their students in the faith.


[5th - 6th Grade] Bible Study

Sunday Mornings | 9:30-10:30am | SC 194

Students will walk through various Bible stories using hands on activities, games, and discussion questions.  All of the lessons seek to apply God's Word to our every day life!


[7th - 8th Grade] Confirmation

Sunday Mornings | 9:30-10:30am | SC 292 and 296

Students in Confirmation study key elements of God's Word and the Lutheran Faith. They study two semesters of the Bible, followed by a semester of Catechism study, and a life application section. 7th grade is currently studying the Old Testament and 8th grade is studying the Small Catechism. To sign your student up for Confirmation email Ross.


[High School] Bible Study

Sunday Mornings | 9:30-10:30am | Student Center Chat Room

Students focus on applying God's Word to their daily lives. Students will be challenged to look at scripture in new ways and discuss with other high school students what God's Word means to them.  


Student Sunday Nights


Every Sunday | 5-7pm | Student Center

Students in 7th-12th grade are invited to join us each Sunday for games, Bible study, and dinner! It is a great time to meet up with friends and make some new ones too while growing in your faith! Middle school and high school groups meet at the same time but not necessarily together. Each night is different so be sure to join us!


Upcoming Events

Mission Trip Trivia Night

Saturday, May 12th | 6:30-9pm | Student Center Gym

Put on your thinking caps and join us for a night of fun and friendly competition.  Brush up on your general knowledge, as we are covering all the bases.  There will be awards, door prizes, food, drinks and fun!

Cost: $20/team member (max 8 members/team)

Registration is currently closed.


Student Night (7th-12th Grades)

Sunday, May 13th and 20th | 5-7pm | Student Center

Students in 7th-12th grades are invited to join us for a night of devotion, food and games. 

Contact Ross Owens for more information.


College Bible Study

Sunday's, June 17th - July 29th | 7:30-9pm

College students home for the summer are invited to join us on Sunday evenings for a bible study. 

For more information, contact Ross Owens.


Impact Week

July 16th - 19th | 8am-4pm

Our incoming 6th grade through graduated 12th grade students are invited to join us for a week of serving the Gloria Dei community.  We will have opportunities to serve at local community gardens, in homeless shelters and resource centers, and even take a day to let you serve however you wish! We start the day with a devotion before we head out to serve in various places and then we end our day with lunch and a debrief of all that we did! 

The Student Center will open Monday-Thursday at 8am to accommodate parent's work schedules and early drop off needs. 

The cost of the week is $30.  This covers all meals for the week and any transportation needs that we may have.  We will start and end each day in the Student Center. Parents are invited to join us on Thursday for the lunch and debrief portion for an additional $5/person.

Click here to register for Impact Week by July 8th! *Register by June 25th to be guaranteed a t-shirt!

Adults who are interested/able to help with registration, driving students to/from their serving locations, or assisting with meal service can sign up using the link below.

Click here to sign up to serve!


Student Lock-In

Friday, July 27th-July 28th | 6pm Friday-8am Saturday | Student Center

Students, grades 6th-12th, are invited to join us for a lock-in in the Student Center.  We will enjoy food, games, devotionals and more! 

Click here to register by July 20th!


Family Ministry Team Training

Saturday, August 11th | 9am-12pm

Required volunteer training session from the Family Ministry Team.  Food, games, devotion, small groups, and ministry specific training.


Back To School Bash

Sunday, August 26th | 9:30-10:30am & 12-2pm | Student Center/Greenspace

Your family is invited to join us on 8/26 for the Back to School Bash in the Student Center! Great way to kick off the end of summer and classes resuming!

9:30 - 10:30 am All Families to Student Center

11am Worship

12pm - 2pm Student Center for Lunch, Games, & more!!


Upcoming Student Mission Trips


The Rio Grande Valley Mission Trip | 5th-8th Grade

June 10th-16th

Join us for a week in the Rio Grande Valley to serve the families of Mercedes, TX! Click here to find out more about how you can go as a participant or a chaperone.


New York City Mission Trip | 9th-12th Grade

June 24th-July 1st

Join us for a week in New York City to serve families in Queens and Manhattan! Click here to find out more about how you can go as a participant or a chaperone.


Child/Student Information Form


Being able to reach out to everyone in our ministry areas is an important aspect of what we do. This form includes contact information, plus medical, media consent, and liability information for your child.  All are important pieces to make sure that you and your family stay connected and safe while at Gloria Dei. This form is required to be completed each school year for students attending events through Gloria Dei.

Child/Student Information Form

Get Connected!

To get reminders and the latest updates on events sent straight to your phone, you can download the Remind app from either the Google Play Store or iTunes. You can also text the group code to 81010 to sign up for the appropriate group.

5th/6th Grade Group: @gdlc56
7th/8th Grade Group: @gdlc78
High School Group: @gdlchigh