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Grace Students is a community in which students can experience God’s love in a real and relevant way through Wednesday night student services, as well as a variety of activities throughout the year. We want students to have the opportunity to connect with each other and learn more about their faith.

Student Nights & Grace Groups

Grace Students services currently starts at 6:30pm every Wednesday and are designed to provide middle and high school students with the opportunity to hang out, make friends, worship and grow together. Doors open at 3:30pm.

Each week begins with about half an hour for students to spend time hanging out with each other. Then, we join together in worship and listen to a message. Last, we break into small groups called Grace Groups. Grace Groups are based on age and gender and are led by an adult. They allow students to get to know each other and connect on a deeper level through Bible study and discussion.

Our hope is that Grace Students are just the beginning of students’ relationship with God and interaction with the Church. Grace Students services are on Sunday nights so that students are able to attend regular weekly church services with their families. Students are also encouraged to participate in church-wide outreach in order to utilize their gifts and talents.

Grace Students, Olathe meets at Pathway Community Christian Church.
Address: 15885 S. Lackman Rd, Olathe, KS 66062

Grace Students, Overland Park meets at our Overland Park Campus
Address: 8500 W. 159th St. Overland Park, KS 66223

Buddies are provided for those with special needs.
*please email ahead of time to let us know you are coming: SOAR@visitgracechurch.com

Outreach

Outreach is very important to Grace Church. Students are always encouraged to take part in church-wide or family-oriented outreach operations, and are also given opportunities to serve within the context of Grace Students.

  •  SOAR R&R Nights—One of the specific ways in which Grace Students partake in outreach is by hanging out with and taking care of the siblings of SOAR special needs individuals during R&R Nights.
  • Freedom Fire—Grace Students serve as missionaries in our own city! Simply show up and hang out with 80-100 urban kids, make crafts together, play ball, serve a meal, clean-up, and show the love of Jesus!

Major Events

In addition to weekly services and outreach opportunities, Grace Students have many different events and gatherings throughout the year.

  • Summer Camp: Each Summer, Grace Students go to summer camp with the goal of having a good time and learning a lot about God. Camp typically lasts about a week and is open to both middle school and high school students. The camp and location vary by year.
  • That’s not all! Grace Students have many more events throughout the year. Check out the list of upcoming on our events page. Go to visitgracechurch.com/events

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To keep up-to-date with the latest Grace Students news and information, sign up for our text or email alerts. If you’re thinking about checking out Grace Students, we would love to have someone meet you to show you around! To sign up for alerts or to have someone meet you, email gracestudents@visitgracechurch.com.

There are a number of opportunities available to serve in Grace Students and have a lasting impact on our middle and high schoolers. Check out these brief descriptions and let us know what might interest you!

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Serve Opportunities

Grace Students

Date Needed: Ongoing

Prepare to lead a group of students during Grace Student Wednesday nights. You will meet with the same group each week, building relationships with the students. Maintain contact with the students throughout the week between meetings, and schedule at least one team-building event per semester. Be available to students to pray with them and mentor them to display God’s glory through loving, learning, and leading.

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Grace Students

Date Needed: Ongoing

Be a part of our Wednesday Night team who help to include all of our students as they arrive for the evening. You may help with serving pizza, check in, cafe or clean up among other various roles.

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Grace Students

Date Needed: Ongoing

Prepare to lead a group of students during GS Wednesday night. You will meet with the same group each week, building relationships with the students. Maintain contact with the students throughout the week between meetings, and schedule at least one team-building event per semester. Be available to students to pray with them and mentor them to display God’s glory through Loving, Learning, and Leading.

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Grace Students

Date Needed: Ongoing

Prepare to lead a group of students during GS Wednesday night. You will meet with the same group each week, building relationships with the students. Maintain contact with the students throughout the week between meetings, and schedule at least one team-building event per semester. Be available to students to pray with them and mentor them to display God’s glory through Loving, Learning, and Leading.

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At Grace, our desire is to create a culture in which parents embrace their role as the primary faith influencers in the lives of their kids, while being resourced and supported by the local church. Grace@Home is a 20+ year discipleship model that we have developed in an attempt to support parents in raising children who are lifetime followers of Christ.

Learn More About Grace@Home