Youth & Family Ministry

Greeting from Gary

Greetings, in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

My name is Gary Pecuch and I am the Youth Ministry Church Coach for the Southern Ohio Synod.  I have been in the position since 2008. I am the first person to hold such a position for the Synod and engage the role with great enthusiasm.

The overall objective of the position is to provide assistance to congregations in the area of children's, youth and/or family ministry focusing on developing healthy long-term sustainable ministries.

I am available to come to your site to present on a myriad of topics.

You are also welcome to visit my web-based youth ministry coaching service site at

In addition, the we have created and nurtured partnerships with affiliates in order to take advantage of the expertise of others.

With such in mind, please browse our websites for ideas, resources, networking, and event information pertaining to youth & family ministry.

The journey begins here...