Children, Youth & Family Ministries

MOMMY AND ME returns! We had to pause the Mommy and Me program because of the pandemic - but it's BACK! Click here for details.

Children, Youth and Family Ministry Team

We are looking for parents of children and youth to be involved in our ministry team! We will met four times each year to pray, discern God’s direction for GPC children and youth, and plan opportunities for spiritual and relational growth and faith formation. If you would like to be involved in our ministry team, please contact Elder Christy Grant. Youth are encouraged to join as well!
Send an email to a staff member:
Katie Pazan, Parish Associate, Children, Youth, and Family Ministry
Kaylie Grant, Intern, Children, youth, and Family Ministry
Christy Grant, Elder, Children, Youth, and Family Ministry
Warren and Elisa Takaya, Directors of L.O.G. (Love of God) program

Children, Youth & Family Ministries - Fall, 2020

At Goleta Presbyterian Church, we believe God has a plan for children, no matter their age. God’s plan begins to unfold with the consistent and faithful teaching of God’s Word. Through our Children, Youth, and Family Ministries, we seek to be a place where children can experience God’s love, compassion, and care. We hope to partner with you to facilitate a meaningful and transformative relationship with Jesus and a desire to follow him for life. Although we are limited in the use of our facilities due to the pandemic, we trust that God is at work and is giving us an opportunity to be innovative and creative with our spaces and resources.

If you would like more details, have questions, or would like to have our worship service and faith formation resources emailed directly to your inbox, please contact Pastor Katie Pazan. Click here to email Katie.


Family Faith Formation materials for Sunday, Nov.29, 2020
The “Illustrated Children's Moment” PDF file is a guide that parents are invited TO PRINT and use to reinforce and[...]
Family Faith Formation materials for Sunday, Nov.22, 2020
The “Illustrated Children's Moment” PDF file is a guide that parents are invited TO PRINT and use to reinforce and[...]
The Love of God (LOG) Program
L.O.G. Youth Program: Love of God (L.O.G.) is an interdenominational, Christian youth leadership program for students 9th-12th grade that meets[...]
Service Opportunities
​God’s word is clear that we are called to care for those who are in need. At GPC, we emphasize[...]
Family Faith Formation Boxes
Family Faith Formation Boxes: In an effort to maintain and build connections with our GPC families during the pandemic quarantine,[...]
GPC Youth Gatherings
​We continue to explore ways for our youth gather in person and have fun while also maintaining a safe physical[...]
Girls’ Fellowship and Prayer
​A weekly Friday @ 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. gathering for girls, 7th-12th grade led by our youth intern, Kaylie Grant.[...]
Children’s Faith Formation Zoom Class
Sunday Children’s Faith Formation Zoom Class: Currently we are meeting on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. on Zoom! This class[...]
Family Faith Formation Worship Services
​There are a variety of ways your family can engage in our worship resources! Resources are emailed weekly and posted[...]
Children & Youth Choral Drama Program
Join us for an after-school program that offers a little of everything for children and youth who want to gain[...]
Mommy and Me returns to GPC!
Mommy and Me: Classes for children 0-5 years old and a caregiver. We had to pause the classes because of[...]