Missions Connection Celebration (MC2) is our missions camp this summer.
For any student in 6th-12th grade.
What is it?
It is a week of mission work, worship gatherings, and community-building fun! We will be joining other youth groups as well as other church groups of all ages for this special week of serving Christ by serving others, and also growing closer together in His love! Our group will stay in our own lodge together and so we will have times where we serve with others; but also enjoy time with just our own group as well! Plus there will be free time fun activities including swimming, hiking and games!
July 17-21. We will meet to leave that Monday morning, stopping for lunch on our way to the venue. We will be back home the following Friday afternoon.
Eagle Eyrie Conference Center in Lynchburg, VA. ( https://eagleeyrie.org/ )
This is a great opportunity for students to serve Christ on mission alongside others; to grow closer to one another within our own group; and to grow in Christ through worship times, Bible study and church group time together! This also all takes place in a beautiful mountain environment - at a place that is truly a retreat location.
The cost is $350 which covers lodging, linens, meals, programming, activities and more. Simply fill out the registration form with a non-refundable deposit of $50 by or before June 4th. The balance of $300 will be due by/before June 10th.
You may pay in full at time of registration. There will be a $25 discount for families with multiple youth going on the trip. Enter Multiple Child as the discount code. Please use only once.
Please complete the Student Code of Conduct and the Medical Release Form (both can be found further down this page) and turn in a copy of the student's insurance card.
Students are welcome to invite friends, and the same deadlines apply.
Pray over this special event and get excited about what God has in store!
Gayton Student Life
Gayton Student Life
Gayton Student Life is the student/youth ministry of Gayton Baptist Church (https://gayton.church/ ) for students in grades 6-12. The vision for Gayton Student Life is to lead students to know and follow Jesus Christ; and to experience LIFE in HIM through:
Discipleship: in worship, prayer, and the studying the Bible
Community: in friendship, large & small gatherings, support & encouragement
Leadership: in opportunities for initiative, serving, and discovering/using spiritual gifts
Action: in outreach, volunteering, mission work & daily living for Christ
To reach these goals, Gayton Student Life includes weekly LifeNights, Bible studies & “check-in’s” plus special events, like retreats, socials, outings, and mission trips/camps. All activities are well-chaperoned by ministerial staff and adult volunteers from Gayton Baptist who have had background checks and who are invested in this youth ministry with their time, hearts and prayers. If you have questions about Gayton Student Life, contact Rev. Jennifer Mullins, the Youth & Young Adult Pastor at Gayton Baptist – at firstname.lastname@example.org.
9:00am: Gayton Student Sunday Brunch
Bible study, food, community for all middle and high school students!
10:00am Worship gathering in the Worship Center
Games, Bible study, Prayer, Sharing, Worship, Message, FUN!
Every FIRST Sunday of the month: a meal is provided.
*Each week, students will also be encouraged through texts, emails and social media with devotional thoughts, scripture, connection and prayer. The Youth Pastor, Jennifer, is also available for prayer, counsel, resources, and support.
Upcoming Special Events
Upcoming Special Events
Sunday, May 21: 1:30 -- 8:30pm Amazing Race!
A huge event involving fun tasks, mission tasks, scripture memory, teamwork, challenges and “racing” around our community in teams! Details & cost coming! (adult volunteers will be needed and welcome – more info tba)
Sunday, June 4: Graduate Recognition Sunday
July 17-21: Youth Mission Camp – Missions Connection Celebration (MC2)
Theme: “Signed. Sealed. Sent.”
Joining youth groups and other church groups for a week of
missions, discipleship, worship, fellowship and FUN! Details & cost
coming soon! Eagle Eyrie Conference Center, Lynchburg, VA
June 19-23: “Stellar” Vacation Bible School
(if you’d like to volunteer with the kids, with music, with games, with story-telling or in any other way , email email@example.com)
September 29-October 1: Gayton Student Fall Retreat
Theme: Irreplaceable, Accept No Substitutes
Camp Little Crossroads
Details, sign-up information and cost coming soon.
There is a new Facebook group for Gayton Student Life! If you have a student in 6th-12th grade; if you are a student in 6th-12th grade or if you are a church member/active participant who would like to volunteer, help, teach or chaperone, then you are invited/ encouraged to join this Facebook group.
Updated Forms and Information
The following forms - Medical Information/Release Form and Code of Conduct Form must be completed for students to participate in activities sponsored by Gayton Baptist Church.
Forms are valid for one year from date of submission.
OTHER HELPFUL LINKS
View our Sunday page to find out what to expect on Sunday morning
View The Glance - our weekly church-wide update
Contact Jennifer to receive the Remind messages.
If you have further questions about our Gayton Students experience or visiting with Gayton Students, simply submit the form below and get in touch with us!