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Summer at Gayton

What's happening this summer?

Join us each Sunday from July 3 - Sept. 4 at 10:00 AM in the Worship Center or online.

Following the service on July 31 we will have our 5th Sunday Family Fellowship!

Gayton Young Adults Summer 2022

Tuesday, June 28

Noon-1:30pm Youth & Young Adult VBS Helpers Lunch at Wegman’s.

7:00pm Gayton Young Adult Gathering. (Great Room – GBC)

Tuesday, July 5

6:00-8:00pm *Bowl America – Short Pump

$20 a person which INCLUDES 2 hours unlimited bowling

games from 6-8pm, shoe rental, 2 pieces of pizza, unlimited

soft drinks.

Sunday, July 10

6:00-9:00pm *“Meaning in the Movies”

Snacks, Movie, Bible study based on film

Tuesday, July 12

7:00pm Gayton Young Adult Gathering

Wednesday-Saturday, July 13-17 à *Gayton Family Mission Trip

Wednesday evening à 6-7:30pm: a kick off dinner & prayer time

Thursday-Saturday à Mission projects between 8:30am-afternoon here in

Richmond area. (Friday night Block Party – you could help with set up and with

facepainting/glitter tattoo booth for the kids.). Let me know if you are interested.

Tuesday, July 19

8:15pm Gayton Young Adult Gathering (NOTE: Time change!)

Tuesday, August 2

7:00pm Gayton Young Adult Gathering

Jen’s house! (Time may be adjusted.)

Sunday, August 7: *Celebration Night!

6:00-8:00pm Theme: “Celebrating God’s goodness & love”

Snacks, Games, Large Worship, Message & FUN!

Tuesday, August 9

7:00pm Gayton Young Adult Gathering

End of August and Fall Plans - TBD

(*) denotes events for youth and young adults combined.

Summer Jam Family Event and Blessing of the Backpacks

August 18, 2022

5 - 6 PM in the gym

Gayton Students Summer 2022 is gonna be “10 outta 10”

(10 special summer events not including:

VBS, the Gayton Family Mission Trip & the Impact Youth Mission Trip)


1.   Sunday, June 26:         Messy Game Night!

6:00-8:00pm               Theme: “God loves us in our mess!”

                                  Pizza, devotional time, “messy” games!

(Wear clothes that can get messy/wet. Wear closed-toe shoes. No flip flops, bare feet or white t-shirts. Bring a towel.)


2.   Tuesday, June 28:         Youth & Young Adult Lunch after VBS

noon-1:30pm              Bring $ for lunch out to Wegman’s.


(Monday-Friday, June 27-July 1 Vacation Bible School)


3.   Tuesday, July 5:          Bowl America – Short Pump

6:00-8:00pm                $20 a person which INCLUDES 2 hours unlimited bowling games from 6-8pm, shoe rental, 2 pieces of pizza, unlimited soft drinks. (Students need to be dropped off & picked up at the Bowl America – 4400 Pouncey Tract Road.)


4.   Sunday, July 10:          “Meaning in the Movies”

6:00-9:00pm                Theme: “God loves us and has a plan for us!”

Snacks, Movie, Bible study based on film


(Wednesday-Saturday, July 13-17  Gayton Family Mission Trip w/Block Party on Friday, July 16 – 4-7pm

Students needed to help me with a facepainting & glitter tattoos booth for the children.)


5.   Tuesday, July 19:         Creative Art Night!

6:00-8:00pm                Theme: “God wants us to display His love”

First half: Fun, Devo, Art & Painting

Second half: Ray’s ice cream. Done by 8.

Bring $ for ice cream.

Students will be transported to & from Ray’s.

Parents can pick up at the church.


(Sunday- Saturday, July 24-30  IMPACT Youth Mission Trip)


6.   Sunday, August 7:       Celebration Night!

6:00-8:00pm                Theme: “Celebrating God’s goodness & love”

Snacks, Games, Big Worship, Message & FUN!


7.   Sunday, August 14:      TBA…


8.   Thurs. Aug. 18:           Squirrels baseball game at the Diamond

@ 5:30-10:30pm         “In Your Face Fireworks & Faith Night!”

$10 per ticket plus bring $ for food.

Pre-game music & testimonials.

Gates open 5:30/First pitch 6:35. Fireworks after.


9.   Sunday, August 21:      “Meaning in the Movies”  Jen’s house

5:30-9:30pm                Theme: “United in God’s love”

Food, movie, Bible study, Fun!

Church vans will be used to transport kids to & from.

Leaving at 5:30. Returning by 9:30.


10 Sunday, August 28:      Gayton Students Cookout!

6:00-8:00pm                Hosted at the Billingsley’s home.

                                  Theme: “All Things New”

Food, games, devotional time, smores!

Students dropped off & picked up at the location.



There will also be a Bible memory challenge throughout the summer, and students interested in being a part of a Bible memory group will get together and connect on-line - as able throughout the summer.



“And this is His command: to believe in the name of His Son, Jesus Christ, and to love one another as He commanded us.” 

1 John 3:23


“Let all that you do be done in love”. 

1 Corinthians 16:14

Youth Sunday Brunch will meet each week at 9:00 AM beginning July 3.

Sign up to provide snacks for Sunday Brunch below.

Summer Office Schedule

The Church Office will be open Mon. - Thur. from 9-3.

Closed July 4 and Sept. 5

The AGAPE Office is not open during the summer. Please contact PaigeTeague at for information about registration for the fall.

The Gayton Food Pantry is open on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month from 12- 1 PM.

The Pantry Item of the Month for July is cereal. Donations for the food pantry may be dropped off in the collection bins in the Welcome Centers.