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
(5th-8th grade youth group)
Fusion Youth Group
5th – 8th grades
9/9,  Kick-Off.  Details to follow
Fusion LifeGroup
9:15-10 am each Sunday morning beginning Sept. 16! This is a time of Biblical study just for Middle Schoolers.
IMPACT logo 2015 blue copy
(High School Youth Group)
IMPACT Youth Group
9th grade – 12th grade
9/9, Kick-Off.  Details to follow.

(College Age)
 C4 Leaders: Ted & Anne Walk,
Anne-273-0802  Ted- 273-1427

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 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.

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 Thursday at  the High School. 

Sullivan R.U.IN

(Jr. & Sr. High) Student led group that meets on Wednesday mornings at 7:45 in Mr. Richter’s room to encourage each other’s walk in faith. 



past events




 Graduation Sunday 2018

Some of our HS graduates had a time of question and answers on Grad Sunday 2018.

CIY Believe 2018

This group of students had a great time at Believe in Springfield, IL. Thank you to Dee Henderson for letting them stay the night at your home and for spoiling them so well!

Operation Christmas Child

Packing Party- Jr High


College Christmas Party


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.