Youth

We are committed to connecting others to Christ, especially students! Our Youth Ministries challenge and encourage teens to be active members in the church and our community, while guiding them on their faith journey.

Whether you are curious or committed, we have created an awesome space for students to explore their faith alongside their peers. Come hang out and enjoy meaningful conversations, learning scripture, and playing fun games.

Boardwalk trip

We are headed to the boardwalk on June 21st!

Event details: We will leave from GPC at 2:30 pm (after Day Camp). Rides will be provided to students. Students will contact their parents when we leave the boardwalk for a more precise time, but we expect to return around 9 or 9:30pm.

Cost: This event will cost each student $50.00. This cost will include a wrist band for students to have unlimited ride credit, and 14 "boardwalk bucks" for the students to use on food at the boardwalk. Please note the boardwalk is now CASHLESS and will not be accepting cash at shops or food stands.


Dive-in #1

This is the first event of our summer Dive-in series! These events will consist of diving into the pool AND the Bible! We will gather for our pool parties, where we will have food, games, and lots of fun. Then we will break off into small groups to dive into devotionals. We will be following a series called "only the young" for our first three sessions, which emphasizes enjoying and owning your faith through your youth!

“Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity.”
1 Timothy 4:12

Event Details: This dive in will be from 3:30-6:30 on June 28th. The address will be shared with you when you register!

Cost: All of our Dive-Ins will cost $10 per student to provide food for the students in attendance.

We hope to see you there!

Dive in #2

This is the second event of our summer Dive-in series! These events will consist of diving into the pool AND the Bible! We will gather for our pool parties, where we will have food, games, and lots of fun. Then we will break off into small groups to dive into devotionals. We will be following a series called "only the young" for our first three sessions, which emphasizes enjoying and owning your faith through your youth!

“Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity.”
1 Timothy 4:12

Event Details: This dive in will be from 2:30-5:30 on July 7th. The address will be shared with you when you register!

Cost: this event will be $10.00 per student for the cost of food.

We hope to see you there!

Laser Tag Wars

Bring out your competitive side, and show us your best aim for our laser tag wars! We'll have fun setting up barricades, battling in teams and individuals, and playing other night games.
Pizza will be provided.

Event details: This event will be at GPC from 5:30-9:30

Cost: This event will be $25.00 to pay for pizza and the rental of the laser gun equipment.

We look forward to seeing (and beating) you at our laser tag wars.

Dive in #3

This is the second event of our summer Dive-in series! These events will consist of diving into the pool AND the Bible! We will gather for our pool parties, where we will have food, games, and lots of fun. Then we will break off into small groups to dive into devotionals. We will be following a series called "only the young" for our first three sessions, which emphasizes enjoying and owning your faith through your youth!

“Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity.”
1 Timothy 4:12

Event Details: This dive in will be from 2:30-5:30 on July 19th. The address will be shared with you when you register!

Cost: this event will be $10.00 per student for the cost of food.

We hope to see you there!

Tie Dye Party

Join us for our tie dye party where we will tie Dye shirts and play games that'll involve getting messy and leaving with fun colorful clothes!



Wear all white to leave with colorful clothes, or wear clothes you DO NOT care about, we will be playing games with dye.

Event details: This event will be at GPC from 4-7pm

Cost: This event costs $15.00 and each child will have one white tee shirt provided to them.

Rockin' Jump

Join us at our Rockin Jump event! More details for this event will come soon!

Dive in #4

This is the fourth and final event of our summer Dive-in series! These events will consist of diving into the pool AND the Bible! We will gather for our pool parties, where we will have food, games, and lots of fun. Then we will break off into small groups to dive into devotionals. We will discuss new beginnings and trusting God as we enter the new school year!

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”
Deuteronomy 31:6

We hope to see you there!

Beach Trip!

There's no better way to end summer than a beach trip!! join us for this day long trip to the beach in Santa Cruz. Rides will be provided. We will stop for lunch on the way, and will barbecue on the beach for dinner. Of course we'll have a fire for s'mores before we leave as well.
Pack up your favorite beach supplies, towels, umbrellas, beach balls, body boards, buckets and shovels to enjoy a wonderful end to the summer on the beach.

Event Details: Kids will be provided rides from GPC. We will leave at 11:00am and will return around 8:00pm

Cost: We ask for $10.00 per student for supplies to barbecue and to repay our volunteer drivers for gas. In addition please send your child with money to purchase lunch on the way out.

Sunday Mornings!

On Sunday mornings after worship in the sanctuary we invite all of our middle and high schoolers out for Sunday school. We gather out by the fountain to meet with one of our wonderful Sunday school leaders! The first Sunday of the month, however, we have our middle and high schoolers stay in for communion Sunday.

JAM/ Amplify summer break

JAM and Amplify, our middle and high school groups, will be taking a break through summer. Instead join us for our summer events above! We will begin youth groups again in the fall! We look forward to seeing you then

Stay connected with us!

Follow us on instagram @GPCJamplify for regular updates! For more info feel free to contact Katie @ katie@gilroypres.org