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Youth Ministry: 6th - 12th Grade

Explore the ministry opportunities for your teens (6-12th Grade) at Grace Community Church

Weekly Online Youth Ministry

Wednesdays at 7 PM

Regular Youth Ministry at Grace Community Church

At GCCWS our youth (6th-12th grade) experience safe, age-appropriate environments where they learn about Jesus in a creative and relevant way.

GCC Youth meets on Wednesday nights from 6:30 - 8:15 PM. From September - May, Youth Church occurs at Lancaster Mennonite School, New Danville Campus. From June - July, Youth Church takes place at Grace Community Church.

COVID-19: We are currently meeting each Wednesday night from 6:30pm - 8:00pm in our parking lot at Grace Community Church. We are practicing social distancing and creating a space for kids to feel safe while engaging in community.

Your first visit

Here's what to expect when visiting GCC Youth for the first time:

Upon entering, you will see the check in space where you will give us some information and get checked in.

Upon checking in for the first time, we will ask for the following personal information (NOTE: We value your privacy and will not share this information with anyone):

  • Parent/guardian name(s)
  • Student's name
  • Student's birthdate
  • Home address
  • Parent's phone number
  • Any special instructions (allergies, special needs) for children

What's Happening?


Fall Auction

Saturday, Oct 10

Parent Open House

Wednesday, Oct 14

Barn Party

Wednesday, Oct 28


No Shortcomings Sleepover/Dance Party

Friday-Saturday, TBD

Guy's Paintball/SkyZone

Saturday, TBD

Turkey Bowl

Saturday, Nov 21


Christmas Party

Wednesday, Dec 2


Friday-Saturday, Dec 11/12



Wednesday, Jan 6


Saturday, Jan 16


Winter Camp

Friday-Sunday, Feb 26-28


Wings & Trivia Night

Wednesday, March 31


Youth Auction

Friday, Apr 30


Cinco de Mayo Walking Taco Night

Wednesday, May 5


Mission's Trip



July 4 Party

Wednesday, July 7

Meet our Youth Pastor

Meet our Youth Coordinator

Cristina Winchell is a recent Lancaster Bible College Graduate with a BA in Youth & Young Adult Ministry and Biblical Studies. She enjoys meeting new people and empowering students to walk confidently in the footsteps of Jesus. In her free time, she enjoys hammocking, hammocking, and finding new places to hammock. Make sure to find her on a Sunday and say hi!

Our Small Group Leaders

Every week, our small group leaders lead a discussion on the message and anything else students want to talk about. We believe that this investment grows the influence of a trustworthy adult in the lives of these students.

Got questions?

If you have further questions concerning our GCC Youth experience, simply click the button below and get in touch with us!