Information and ongoing updates related to Gospel City Church


FEBRUARY 16, 2023 — Bylaws Update

ELDER UPDATE—Why did we update our bylaws? Gospel City Church has grown quickly from a small church plant. Routinely updating our bylaws is simply part of becoming a mature, larger church . . . (keep reading)

JANUARY 23, 2023 — Encouragement from Pastor Micah

PASTORAL UPDATE—I was so thankful for our time worshiping Christ together yesterday, and particularly thankful for the kindness of God to meet us as we opened His Word and responded in repentance. While God’s Word is sharp like a sword, and often pride-crushing and soul-piercing, it is encouraging to know that we are being created in the likeness of God together by His Spirit!  . . . (keep reading)

FEBRUARY 7, 2022 — Congregational Update

ELDER UPDATE—In January, the Moody Bible Institute extended an unexpected call to Pastor Wes Ward to become their next Vice President of Moody Radio. This is no small request or task—it’s an exciting call, but also bittersweet. Through prayer with Carrie—and through a confirming process with the elders—Wes has accepted that call. . . . (keep reading)

DECEMBER 17, 2021 — Congregational Update

ELDER UPDATE—“We are family!” is more than just this year’s theme — it’s the true reality and celebration of how God has fashioned us together! As you are finalizing your own seasonal festivities, we wanted to share with you our love for you, thanksgiving to God for you, some helpful information, and look forward to 2022 together with you. . . . (keep reading)

AUGUST 8, 2021 — Leadership Announcement

ELDER UPDATE—With much prayer and insight from wise counsel, Pastor Trent Griffith will be transitioning away from Gospel City Church over the remainder of 2021. Trent has accepted a call to serve as the Vice President for Content Development at FamilyLife. . . . (keep reading)

NOVEMBER 29, 2020 — Congregational Update | 2020: A Year in Review

PASTORAL UPDATE—2020 certainly didn’t look like the year we thought it would back in January! But that doesn’t mean it wasn’t the year God intended for us. In fact, 2020 has been a year of spiritual pruning that has produced gospel growth and so much fruit. As I’ve been reflecting on the deeds that the Lord has done . . . (keep reading)

SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 — Important Kids Reopening Details

UPDATE—Gospel City Kids is reopening on Sunday, September 13. It has always been the goal of Gospel City Kids to provide a safe environment where your kids can come to learn about God and grow to love Him. Now more than ever we are committed to that goal . . . (keep reading)

JULY 1, 2020 — Weekly “Live at 5” Update

VIDEO UPDATE—This week, Pastor Trent & Micah brought us our final update about our July 5 gatherings in our brand-new worship center . . . (keep reading)

JUNE 24, 2020 — Weekly “Live at 5” Update

VIDEO UPDATE—Pastor Trent and Micah brought us an update about our plans and preparations for resuming in-person gatherings on July 5 in our brand-new worship center. They unpack some of the expectations, guidelines and guiding principles for safety and community going into next weekend . . . (keep reading)

JUNE 23, 2020 — Important Parent Information for July 5

Our Children’s Director, Michelle Helmkamp, has some encouragement and important information for parents of young children as we resume in-person gatherings . . . (keep reading)

JUNE 19, 2020 — Resuming In-Person Gatherings

On Sunday, July 5, we look forward to welcoming you back onto the Granger Campus of Gospel City Church for our first in-person gatherings in the brand-new worship center! . . . (keep reading)

JUNE 17, 2020 — Weekly “Live at 5” Update

VIDEO UPDATE—This week, we’ve got an update from Micah and Tyler, on location at their Backyard Bible Bash! With 70+ homes hosting over 600 kids—we need everyone praying for God to move this week in the hearts of our kids. . . (keep reading)

JUNE 12, 2020 — Letter From Pastor Trent Griffith

Diversity—It’s a characteristic of a healthy church. Here are some things I’ve learned as I have been listening this week. . . (keep reading)

JUNE 10, 2020 — Weekly Live at 5 Update

VIDEO UPDATE—This week Pastor Trent & Pastor Micah went LIVE on Facebook, bringing us an update for this weekend’s gathering, Chickfila, a new series, and an exciting announcement coming. . . (keep reading)

JUNE 4, 2020 — Lamenting Racial Injustice

Pastor Stephen Love has written a follow-up from last week’s sermon on racial injustice and has provided some very helpful resources for us to learn from . . . (keep reading)

JUNE 3, 2020 — Weekly “Live at 5” Update

VIDEO UPDATE—In this edition, we got an update on the Backyard Bible Bash plans, a look back at the timely message from Pastor Stephen, as well as some resources on how to be learners and how to lament in this season . . . (keep reading)

MAY 27, 2020 — Weekly “Live at 5” Update

VIDEO UPDATE—This week, Pastor Trent & Pastor Micah brought us an update on the new worship center, as well as the renovations going on in the kids wing and old worship center . . . (keep reading)

MAY 20, 2020 — Weekly “Live at 5” Update

VIDEO UPDATE—This week, Pastor Trent & Pastor Wes went LIVE on Facebook for some mid-week encouragement. They share some updates on church plant in Hungary, some of our guiding principles for reopening . . . (keep reading)

MAY 13, 2020 — Weekly “Live at 5” Update

VIDEO UPDATE—This week, Pastor Trent & Pastor Micah were joined by our church planters, Ben Hurt and Stephen Love, as they discuss church planting, and what re-opening looks like for our various campuses . . . (keep reading)

MAY 8, 2020 — Reopening Groups

As of May 4, Indiana has allowed for groups of up to 25 to meet with social distancing, with group sizes of 100 looking likely by May 24. Gospel City Groups are now able to begin pursuing meeting together as small physical gatherings . . . (keep reading)

MAY 6, 2020 — Weekly “Live at 5” Update

VIDEO UPDATE—Pastor Trent & Pastor Micah went LIVE on Facebook to share some laughter and encouragement with you. Tonight they shared an update about what the next few weeks will look like for us in light of the Indiana “Back On Track” reopening guidelines . . . (keep reading)


On Friday, May 1, Governor Holcombe released the state’s guidelines for reopening Indiana. We’re sorting through the recommendations and their impact on churches, especially our church! Here is what we know . . . (keep reading)

APRIL 29, 2020 — Weekly “Live at 5” Update

VIDEO UPDATE—Pastor Trent & Pastor Micah were on Facebook LIVE, joined by Pastor Wes Ward, Mike Neises, Rick Wallace, and Shaun Phy to bring you an update on our financial status, as well as what’s happening with the facility expansion . . . (keep reading)

APRIL 24, 2020 — Introducing “Live at 5”

Last week we announced that we were going to send a Congregational Video Update on Monday, April 27. But, we had so much fun on Wednesday night sharing updates on Facebook live, that we had a new thought—let’s give LIVE AT 5 a try for the next few weeks! During this season, we really want to make sure that we are communicating . . . (keep reading)

APRIL 22, 2020 — LIVE with Pastor Trent & Pastor Micah

VIDEO UPDATE — Pastor Trent & Pastor Micah went LIVE on Facebook to share in laughter and encouragement with you. Each share what they’ve been up to during this season of sheltering-in-place. You’ll also get a behind-the-scenes look at how our Sunday Worship is being produced . . . (keep reading)

APRIL 8, 2020 — LIVE with Pastor Trent & Pastor Micah

VIDEO UPDATE — Pastor Trent has returned from his sabbatical! He and Pastor Micah went LIVE on Facebook to share an update during Holy Week. Watch as they share how you can be leading your homes well and nourishing your soul during this season . . . (keep reading)