Ministries > Youth
Drill Team teaches, trains, and disciplines our youth so that they will trust God, be a witness for Christ, believe in themselvs, make the most of their God given potential, value a healthy mind and body, and become self-sufficient and productive members of society.
Leader: Danita Wilson-Harris
Practice: Saturdays @ 10 a.m. - Noon
Who: Ages 5-18
House of Higher Learning helps our youth to learn what they don't know, enhance what they do know, and challenge themselves to work beyond their highest expectations in the Lord's House, with his blessings of knowledge.
Leader: Paula Morgan
When: Saturdays @ 12:30 - 2 p.m.
New Generation allows children to learn about God through biblical scriptures on a particular comprehensive level. They are also engaged in various centers such as arts/crafts, story time, music, etc. It's an oppotunity for parents, guests, and the GCBC family to enjoy church to the fullest without any interruptions.
Leader: Triana Anthony
When: Sundays during 10:30 a.m. service
Who: Ages Pre-K - 6th grade
PAVE (Perpetual Awareness Valuing Education) is designed to assist youth in preparing for education beyond high school. We focus on networking with various sources in and around our community to aid students in preparing for the SAT, school applications, scholarships, financial aid and life beyond high school.
Leader: Bossa Hunter
Who: Ages 13-19
Praise Dance assists the Pastor and other ministries in carrying out the God-given vision of spreading the gospel through dance.
Leader: Felicia McClinton
Practice: Saturdays @ 2-3 p.m.
Who: Ages 6-18
Strictly for Christ creates renewed nourishment for Christ in our teens. We relate God's word to real life situations. We send our teens back into the world as witnesses for Christ through their walk, and not just their talk.
Leaders: Merilyn Edmonds, Carla Lindsey, Paula Morgan, NaTisa Wilson
When: Wednesdays @ 7 p.m.
Who: Ages 7th grade - college level
Youth Choir sings praises to the Lord and lifts up His holy name. They serve the Lord with excitement and lift the spirit of God's people.
Leader: New Generation
Practice: 2 Wednesdays before the 4th Sunday @ 6:30 p.m.
Who: Ages 4-18
Youth/Teen Ushers are doorkeepers in God's house and they are here to serve God's people. They plan several activities to fellowship and extend their faith to others.
Leaders: Tanya Simmons - Youth Ushers
Sharon Crowder - Teen Ushers
Roderick McClinton - Teen Ushers
Serve: Youth Ushers - Every 2nd Sunday @ 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services
Teen Ushers - Every 4th Sunday @ 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services
Practice: Every 4th Saturday @ 9-10 a.m.
Who: Youth Ushers - Ages 5-12
Teen Ushers - Ages 13-18
Youth on the Move acknowledges and accpets that we are here solely to uplift God's Kingdom as He leads and directs our path. We teach our youth the characteristics of Jesus Christ so they can be examples at home, school and church.
Leaders: Frankie Stephens, Merilyn Edmonds
When: Wednesdays @ 7 p.m.
Who: Ages Pre-K - 6th Grade