our mission

We exist to pass faith in God to the next generation so they will grow a thriving relationship with Jesus Christ.
 

our strategy

Connecting church leaders and families to fuel faith in the next generation. We call this “Orange Thinking.” Visit the
What is Orange?” page to learn more about this strategy.
 

environments

We are passionate about creating environments to help young people grow in their love for God, love for others, and desire to share Jesus with the world.
 
sunday
  9:30 a.m. | Worship Assembly | All youth and adults meet in the auditorium.
10:45 a.m. | Youth Connection Class
•   6th – 12th graders meet in the Youth Room for discussion about the Bible.
  Opportunities to serve in small groups for children are also available.
  5:30 – 7:45 p.m. | Youth Night
 

youth night

During the COVID-19 crisis, visit our GC Youth YouTube channel for weekly messages each Sunday afternoon.

 

sundays, 5:30 – 7:45 pm

  • Messages to help us know God and follow Jesus
  • Meeting with a small group of peers & caring adult leaders 
  • Great meal for free
 
 
 
 

youth night series

 
In this series about generosity, we will be focusing on trusting God Who provides abundantly so that we are free to give like He gives.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

upcoming schedule:

 
A great meal is available for free to everyone each week.  Youth Night dinner can be provided at no cost to participants & volunteers thanks to donations from our generous members!  If you are willing to make a donation, you can write a check to Grace Chapel with “Youth Night Dinner” in the memo line and place in The Box in the GC Lobby, or give online at this link: http://www.gracechapelchurchofchrist.com/give/.
 
The schedule below is the meeting & meal plan for this summer and is subject to change based on the Hospitality Team’s discretion.
 
 

gc youth events

 

Stay up-to-date with activities & events going on with GC Youth!

Scroll to the bottom of this page to download the GC Youth Release Form, which is required to participate in any GC Youth activities or events.
 

summer kickoff

Why:  Living in community with one another is such an important part of the discipleship process!  We really miss being together, so we want to gather, play, eat, pray, and worship together in safe, wise, fun ways.  At the same time, we also want to help protect one another from getting sick or from unknowingly spreading any viruses.  For that very important reason, we will follow guidelines to practice physical distancing, personal hygiene, and sanitation.  Keep reading for full details.

Who:  All GC Youth – anyone who just finished 6th-12th grades.  We move up to the new grade for all events & environments when the new school year begins in August, so those who will be moving into 6th grade will be invited to come to special events later in the summer.  The Youth Small Group Leaders will also be present to foster a safe, fun atmosphere.

What:  A fun outdoor party, while practicing safe physical distancing in our games – kickball, 4-square, cornhole, etc. – and large group gathering.

Where:  Grace Chapel Parking Lot.  The building will be open ONLY to access the bathrooms; everything else will happen outdoors.

When:  this Sunday, June 7, 6-9 PM

  • 6:00 PM  Free Time to Eat & Play Together.  What to bring:
    • Dinner – food will NOT be provided
    • Water Bottle – refilling station will be available outside
    • Chair/Blanket – for sitting while eating and during large group gathering in the parking lot
    • Face Covering – if you’re more comfortable wearing one when you’re around other people
  • 7:30 PM  Large Group Gathering.  This is the time we will come together to connect as a whole group, to get to know the Apprentices better, to get excited about the theme and some plans for summer, and to worship together.
  • 9:00 PM  Summer Kickoff Ends.

How (guidelines for safety at Summer Youth Night environments):

  • Parental Consent – Since we are communicating these guidelines in advance, this serves as parental consent for anyone 18 years old and younger to participate in this weekly GC Youth environment.  There is risk involved any time we interact with others outside our home, so you are accepting that risk by participating.  Because we love all Youth & their Families, we will do everything we can to minimize the risk of danger of any kinds; however, we also expect that families are having conversations about how to be safe, wise, and considerate of others, regardless of how you personally feel about the potential dangers.  Parents/Guardians, thank you for having these conversations with the young people in your family so that they can love others through their actions.
  • Check-in – Each person needs to come by the Welcome tent near the front doors of GC when you arrive to check-in.  This is the way we will have a record of everyone who is in attendance and contact info for their parents/guardians.
  • Physical Distancing – We will follow the social distancing measures to maintain a 6 ft. distance between people during all activities.
  • Face Covering – Participants are not required to wear a face mask while they are outdoors; however, we will encourage participants & volunteers to wear a face covering whenever they will be in close proximity to others for extended periods of time.

Stay Connected

This is how to stay connected with what’s going on with GC Youth during the summer:  

  • Follow us on Instagram: @gcyouthga.  
  • Like our page on Facebook: @gcyouthga.
  • Subscribe to our channel on YouTube:  GC Youth
  • Sign up for Remind messages: Parents text @gcymparent to 81010; High School text @gcymhs to 81010; Middle School text @gcymms to 81010.

We look forward to getting together with everyone at Summer Kickoff!




gc youth families

Sign up for Remind text messages to stay up-to-date with GC Youth events!

 
GC Youth Parents: text @gcymparents to 81010
Middle School Students: text @gcymms to 81010
High School Students: text @gcymhs to 81010
 
 
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