The mission of Grace Christian Fellowship Student Ministries:
Reach the Lost. Disciple the Found.
Our heart is to establish the foundational necessities for growth in the lives of our students, partnering with their parents to ensure that we are able to reach the students where they are, in the ways they need. Our hope is that each student will develop a deeper relationship with Christ, grow in their knowledge of Biblical truth, and gain confidence in their ability to live out their faith.
What is the “180 Youth?”
The vision for 180 Youth is to introduce young people to Jesus, and to see lives changed for Him. The name 180 is symbolic of a 180 degree turn. When a person encounters the living God, it changes the direction of their lives for the better. We believe that this name is a declaration that our student ministries will be a place for that change to happen.
At 180 Youth, we have these core values:
Honor – We honor because He is honorable, and calls us to honor others. (Romans 12:9-13, 1 Peter 2:17-19)
Faith – We believe that what is impossible with man is possible with God, so we believe God for the impossible. (Matthew 19:26)
Integrity – We believe that God calls us to holiness, and we are driven by eternity to live lives of integrity. (Proverbs 4:25-27, 1 Peter 3:16, 1 Peter 1:16)
Servanthood – Jesus came not to be served, but to serve. We follow His example. (Mark 10:45)
Hunger – Blessed are those that hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled. We believe that you get what you expect. (Luke 7:7, Matthew 5:6)
Revival – It is what we long for, what we pray for, what we live for. (Acts 10:38, Psalm 85:6)
Greater – Greater things shall we do because He went to the Father. (John 14:12)
180 Youth is where we seek Him together through prayer, worship, bible teaching, and fellowship with others.
What to Expect
You can expect that the atmosphere will always be warm, welcoming, and worshipful. Our worship services are in the contemporary worship style. We generally spend between 25-30 minutes in corporate worship and prayer each Wednesday night. After worship, our service consists of bible study, group building activities, games, and various other activities.
(7th Grade-12th Grade)
The foundation of our student ministries at Grace Christian Fellowship is the gospel. In everything that we teach, in every event that we do, and in every way that we serve, our emphasis is on the good news of Jesus. At 180 Youth, we strive to facilitate an environment where every student has an opportunity to connect their heart to Jesus. We want each student to feel cared for by leaders and we believe that in accomplishing this, they will grow in community with their peers. Middle school and high school students will find that they can comfortably and confidently seek God, we will do our best to equip them to take what they learn and share it with the world. We want to see the lives of today’s youth radically changed for Christ so that they may effectively share His love throughout our city, state, nation, and world.