Student Ministries

Mission Statement: 

 To provide biblical teaching and instruction in order to reach those who may not know Jesus as well as to encourage those who do know Him into a closer personal relationship and to equip them with the knowledge of God’s Word.

Student Minister
Kari Otto, 217-419-2215
Fusion logo 2015
(Jr. High youth group)

See You At The Pole

Sept. 27, 7:30am at Sullivan and Windsor.
Fusion Youth Group
9/17, 5-7pm at church
9/24, 5-7pm at church
10/1, 5-7 pm at church
10/8 & 9, Jr. High STRANGE at Oil Belt Camp. Fill out your registration form and give $20 at the Info Desk (or see Kari Otto). We will leave the church at 4:30pm (EAT SUPPER BEFORE WE LEAVE. There will only be an evening snack at STRANGE.) and will return around 1:00pm. (Bring $ for a fast food meal on the way home.) See a registration form
Fusion LifeGroup
9:15-10 am each Sunday morning! This is a time of Biblical study just for Jr. Highers. Please plan to join us when it starts back up Sept. 10.
VBS Jr. High Style
Wow! That was fun!! We had 16-19 students each night!  
IMPACT logo 2015 blue copy
(High School Youth Group)

See You At The Pole

Sept. 27, 7:30am at Sullivan and Windsor.
IMPACT Youth Group
9/17, 5-7pm at church
9/24, 5-7 pm at church
10/1, 5-7 pm at church
10/8, No IMPACT
IMPACT Bible Study
Aug. 30, 6:30 at the church
Sept. 6, 6:30 at the church
Sept. 13, 6:30 at the church
Sept. 20, 6:30 at the church
Sept. 27, 6:30 at the church

C4 logo

(College Age)
 C4 Leaders: Ted & Anne Walk

C4 LifeGroup

Sunday nights, 7:30. Meet at the Walk’s home. Contact Ted or Anne or Kari if you have any questions. 


Lincoln Christian University Students

Scholarships are available for SCC members attending Lincoln Christian University. The following downloadable application further explains the eligibility requirements.  scholarship application
Applications are due April 30, 2017. Send them to Smyser Christian Church, 1521 Whitley Point Road, Gays, IL  61928 or place them on office desk. You will be notified of acceptance/denial soon after.

 SCC Medical Release Form

Click on the above link to fill out and submit
your student’s Release Form.
If you have any problems filling out the on-line form call 217-752-6896 or email


(Faith based after school program for Jr. & Sr. High students.)
Meets at Windsor High School 3:15-5pm on Thursdays beginning Sept. 14.

Windsor R.U.IN

(Jr. & Sr. High)  Student led group that meets at the school to encourage each other’s walk in faith. They meet at 7:45 each Wednesday in the High School.  Begins Sept. 6.

Sullivan R.U.IN

(Jr. & Sr. High) Will meet on Friday mornings at 7:45 in Mr. Richter’s room. Begins Sept. 8.



past events


CIY MOVE (HS) 2017


CIY BELIEVE (for Jr. High) 2017

2017 High School Graduates

FUSION  (Jr. High Youth Group)

 Jr high 2015
 Jr. High group 2014-2015
CIY BELIEVE (for Jr. High students)
2015 group of Jr. High Students that went to "Believe"

2015 group of Jr. High Students that went to “Believe”

IMPACT (H.S. Youth Group)
HS group 2015
2014-2015 H.S. group

  VBS Jr. High Style 2014–                                               10564796_10152252658346238_1767729980_n 10536470_10152249011276238_65112982_n  10515019_10152247109091238_1790217209_n 10554955_10152247106361238_2141635100_n

Jr. High Kick-off 2013!  

Jr H kickoff


High School Kick-off 2013!

Click HERE  for a link to all the Jr. & Sr. High Kick-Off photos.

High School/College Mission Group

They volunteered at Roseland Good News Day Care in south Chicago in June, 2013.

Mission Group

Mission Group with Ms. Pearl


High lights from Operation Christmas Child shoe box packing party.