What is Grace Community Youth Group?
Grace Community Youth Group exists to make disciples of the next generation. Designed for all students in grades 7-12, GCYG is a place where students can come to hang out, eat some food, strengthen relationships with peers, and learn Biblical truths. Studies are geared primarily toward understanding the foundational truths of the God and the Bible as well as practical application of Biblical truths in a young adults life. GCYG is a place where students are able to ask questions and voice concerns about the Bible, God, and Christianity in an informal and non-threatening environment. Students are also able to speak safely and openly with Christ-centered leaders about struggles and difficulties they are currently facing.
What goes on at Youth Group?
Laughter and fun is encouraged! A typical night at GCYG involves hanging out with friends while eating some food, playing a game, participating in a Biblical based lesson, asking any questions that arise, and prayer. Below are some pictures and videos of what a typical night looks like.
What else do you do?
Aside from our typical meetings, we plan special events throughout the year. This might be a large-scale game, a trip to an organization that assists others, a concert, a service project, an overnight event, etc. We believe participating in a variety of events and seeing multiple areas where we can serve others fosters thankfulness for what we have been given, a desire to 'care for widows and orphans', and a passion to tell of the love of God to others...all of which glorify God and make us more like Chirst!
Want to join in?
If you're a student in 7-12 grade and would like to hang out with us, we'd love to have you! We meet every Wednesday from 6:45-8:30. We meet at either the Belle Plaine High School Gym or a leaders house. This page will stay updated with our current meeting place, and we post updates our on facebook page found here. Also, feel free to contact us with any other questions you have.
If you're an adult and would like to help with GCYG, we love to have you too! We highly encourage parents of youth in grades 7-12 to get involved. It's a terrific opportunity for serving the Lord and the students in intentional discipleship. If you are interested please contact us and we'll get back to you shortly.