Global GEMS Week

Let’s celebrate 65 years of equipping girls to act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God (Micah 6:8).

Monday, June 5
Join us at 8 PM ET on @GEMSGirlsClubs Facebook Page for a Global GEMS Week Virtual Celebration hosted by GEMS Executive Director Cindy Bultema and featuring musical guest Josh Wilson. Plus games, giveaways, God stories, the announcement of GEMS Girl and Leader of the Year & more!

Thursday, June 8
Participate in GEMS’  “Act Love Walk” Day. All are welcome to join GEMS and GEMS Clubs around the world as they act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God (Micah 6:8).

June 5-9 All week long we will celebrate on @GEMSGirlsClubs Facebook and Instagram with special live stories, giveaways, and more.

Donate Now to help us reach our goal to raise $95,000. Together, we can help more girls belong and be loved.

Special Guest: Josh Wilson

Christian recording artist Josh Wilson will perform live at our Virtual Event on Monday, June 5th.

His Top 10 Billboard hits include, “Carry Me,” “That Was Then, This Is Now,” and “Savior, Please.”

Wondering how to participate?


  1. Nominate a GEMS Girl and GEMS Leader of the Year. We want to celebrate and honor inspirational GEMS girls and leaders. The winner may be from your club. By May 19, complete this online form for GEMS Girl of the Year and/or GEMS Leader of the Year. Winners will be announced at the Virtual Program, on June 5 at 8 PM ET.
  2. Donate. Help us reach our goal to raise $95,000. Together, we can help more girls belong and be loved.
  3. Join the Virtual Celebration.  Invite your family and friends to join you on June 5 to watch our Virtual Program hosted on the @GEMSGirlsClubs Facebook page from 8-9 PM ET. Games, prizes, fun, and more!
  4. “Act Love Walk” Day is June 8. We encourage you to go into your community and share the love of Christ through service projects and random acts of kindness. To get started, simply download the “Act Love Walk” Day PDF here for some fun and meaningful ways to overwhelm the world with the message of Micah 6:8 to “Act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God.”
  5. Get social. Social media is the one place we can all gather from north to south, east to west to celebrate what God is doing at GEMS. Download, Post, and Share the “I’m Celebrating #GlobalGEMSWeek” PDF. Take a picture of yourself with your sign and share it using hashtag #GlobalGEMSWeek.

2023 Sponsors

Event Sponsor

Go Global Sponsor

Andy and Grace Moes

Friends of GEMS

Mentor Award Sponsor

John & Linda VanSingel

GEMS of the Year Sponsor

Dick and Judy Eppinga

Cornucopia Family Foundation

Micah 6:8  Sponsor

Witech Company, Inc.

The Yttre Family

Titus 2 Sponsor

Pageworks, Grand Rapids, MI - Pageworks, Grand Rapids, MI

Commercial Locksmiths & Security System Installers

Sanborn GEMS Club

John Reinders

Danette and Robert Buikema

K. D Williams Consulting Corp

LOVED. Sponsors

Proudly serving the Grand Rapids area since 1963

Randy and Lisa Cooper

Best Way Disposal

Brian and Shelly Domino





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