Youth Ministries

Welcome Ben Eggli!

January, 2017 -- Our search for a new Youth Director is successfully over! Ben Eggli, a native of Goleta, comes to us with a lot of youth pastoring experience. He has a Comparative Religions degree from UCSB and a seminary degree from Denver Theological Seminary.

Youth Group Upcoming Events: Fall, 2017

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Youth Group Meeting: Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Middlers 530pm – 730pm,
High School 630pm – 830pm.

Dinner will be provided. Contact Ben Eggli for details.

Click below for the complete Youth Groups Calendar for Fall, 2017 (in PDF format)

Fall 2017 youth Calendar


It is a fabulous October afternoon with a nice little breeze blowing right now.read more

Time and Talents Auction a Huge Success!!

auction-2071316_640The Time and Talents Auction was a huge success, thanks to the tremendous generosity of this church. The numbers are still coming in, but we raised over $5,000 so far to support youth activities for camp, summer fun, updating the Youth Lounge, and the Love of God program. THANK YOU!!read more

2017 LOG Rummage Sale raises $3,500!

garage-sale-151190_640The Love of God program (LOG) gives a huge thank you to all the GPC’ers and their friends who donated to the LOG Rummage Sale!

With a late donation after the sale, the total raised came to $3,500. This will support the LOG Program and the youth retreats that are a featured part of the program.read more

News from the GPC Youth for March, 2017

Ben&youthGreetings from GPC Youth Ministries!

March is now upon us and we have lots of things in store for our youth! This last month we started back up the regularly scheduled Wednesday night programming with Middlers coming from 5:30-7:30 and High Schoolers from 6:30-8:30. We usually have a fantastic dinner provided to us by some very generous parents or others within the congregation followed by some fun games.read more