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RESCUED Youth Group

Boys and girls in grades 6 thru 12 have formed a special group known as RESCUED. We meet every week for games, snacks, hang-out time and to talk about how to live like a Christian in today’s world. On top of that we go snow-tubing, swimming, camping, picnicking, and just about everything else that is fun. :) Check out the Youth Group photos ...

RESCUED Youth Group
RESCUED Youth Group

Check out some of the things we do!

Camp Grace

Camp GraceEach summer the children and youth of Grace Community Church attend Camp Grace. Camp Grace is an exciting four-day summer retreat held at Laurel Hill State Park in Somerset, PA. This week offers great food catered by Chef Judy, and is filled with exciting activities including; nerf football, nature hikes, arts & crafts, camp fires, water-balloon battles, the egg-toss competition, basketball, a talent competition, movie night, a bunkhouse decorating competition, star-gazing and a thousand other amazing things to do. Bring your sleeping bag and get ready for FUN! Check out the Camp Grace photos ...

Youth Choir

The Grace Community Church Youth Choir presents special music at GCC events. The choir is open to youth grades 6 through 12 who have a love of singing.

Puppet Ministry

GCC PuppetsThere is nothing as fun as watching children laugh and sing with puppets. the Grace Community Church Puppet Ministry performs live at Grace Community Church Sunday mornings and regionally at churches and events. Teens and adults are encouraged to become a member of the puppeteers team for a rewarding experience in ministering to children of the region. See the Puppet Ministry photos ...

Greater Wind Band

Greater Wind

Greater Wind is a team of sincere and talented musicians who lead worship at Grace Community Church. They have also led worship and presented dynamic programs mixed with drama in other churches and venues. While instruments range from drums to saxophone to flute and guitars, the members include not only adults but also young adults and teenagers. They use a variety of styles of music in worship, from hymns to choruses to contemporary Christian Music. Visit the Greater Wind web site.

the Christian Performing Arts Company - CPAC

CPACThrough the power of real-life dialogue, acting out true testimonies of Biblical persons and even of today's people who have found Christ, we use the performing arts, multimedia and technology to deliver His message of Life that saves. The Christian Performing Arts Company are adults, young adults and teens dedicated to professionalism and excellence in the arts to carry out this mission. Here is an exciting opportunity for everyone to participate in communicating the gospel through performing arts. Actors often present the Great Men of the Bible, Great Women of the Bible and Children's Bible Story Time through video web-casts (streaming video) and audio. Actors also present plays and skits each week at the Kids' Community Bible Club and are available to churches for their programs. Visit the CPAC web site.

Kiski Valley Food Bank

Kiski Valley Food Bank

The Kiski Valley Food Bank labors to alleviate hunger in and around the Kiski Valley region of southwest Pensylvania. The food bank has distributed thousands of pounds of food to families since 2008. Grace Community Church teens dedicate many hours each month to this worthwhile community service. Visit the Kiski Valley Food Bank web site. Or, check out the Kiski Valley Food Bank photos ...

The GCC Apprenticeship Program

Are you a young person interested in computers? How about acting? Music? Carpentry or plumbing? If you have an interest in a practical life application talent then chances are there is a training program for you at GCC. Grace Community Church operates a very unique hands-on training program for young people. We call it the GCC Apprenticeship Program. The GCC Apprenticeship Program pairs up young people with talented and experienced adult mentors who volunteer their time to pass on their knowledge to the next generation through practical hands-on work experience. The program has been in operation since 1998 and has been instrumental in lifelong opportunities for many young people who have taken what they learned in the program into rewarding careers. Some of the areas of interest include:

   Child Care Services
   Senior Care Services
   Theatrical Acting
   Theatrical Costuming
   Theatrical Make-up
   Theatrical Set Building
   Theatrical & Media Technologies
   Grounds Care
   Auto Repair
   Music Production
   Audio / Visual
   Computer Technologies
   Internet Technologies
   Graphic Design
   Media Production

   and much more ...

The Alle-Kiski School of Biblical Studies

Alle-Kiski School of Biblical StudiesThe Alle-Kiski School of Biblical Studies is a free online course of studies open to all youth grades 6 and up, and adults. The school, founded in 1995, is a ministry of Grace Community Church, located in Vandergrift, PA in the heart of the Alle-Kiski Valley region east of Pittsburgh, PA. Read more ...