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Nursery & Sunday School

Sunday School is available during 10:30 worship for children ages K-5th grade.  BL4Y (Bible Lessons for Youth) is available for grades 6-12 during 10:30 worship. Nursery is available for younger children during the 10:30 service.

Garden St. United Methodist Youth Group (GUMY)

All youth sixth to twelth grade are welcome to join us for many exciting events to help us grow in faith, make new friends, and strengthen our relationship with God. Youth Group meets each Sunday night from 6:30-8:00pm in the Upstairs Youth Ministry Area/Chapel from September-June. Watch the News & Events Page to be sure of time and location, and special events. Click on this link for a current schedule: GUMY_Events14-15.png

​​College Age Ministries


During the school year, GSUMC offers a weekly Wesley@WWU, which includees Wednesday night dinners from 6:00-8:00pm. Students from Western Washington University, Bellingham Technical College, and Whatcom Community College, as well as young adults in their 20s, are welcome to join us​ for a home cooked meal, worship, study and other fun activities.


Our College Age contemporary worship services include music and discussion. A labyrinth is available in the Youth Ministry Area. Opportunities for faith-fo​​rmative travel and mission trips are available throughout the year.

For more information, check out our Facebook page​​, visit the Wesley@WWU website by clicking on the image above, or call the church office.

College students are also invited to join Angie for coffee on Campus at WWU's Underground Coffeehouse. Quarterly Study Nights are held during Dead Week. 

GSUMC: Safe Sanctuary​ for Children & Youth

The Children's Education Committee has prayerfully developed Safe Sanctuaries Sept. 2014 Revision GSUMC.pdf for Children and Youth for Garden Street United Methodist church.  These guidelines are intended to help the church provide a safe and secure place for children and youth to experience God's grace and love.