Youth are active in our life at Grace in a variety of ways, leading music on Sundays, participating in study and art groups, serving as crew leaders for Grace Camp, directing our annual Christmas pageant, and serving as acolytes.
For information about any of our Grace Youth programs, contact Youth Ministry Coordinator Faith Dougherty.
Winter 2020 Calendar of Events
January 26, 11 am – 2 pm: Service Sunday. All youth are encouraged to stay after the 9:30 liturgy to help assemble food packages for Chaplains on the Harbor.
February 2, 3:30 pm: Super Bowl Party, grades 6-12. Everyone is invited to watch the Super Bowl at Faith’s house. Be prepared to eat great food and play with a ten-week old labradoodle puppy.
February 9, 5-7 pm: Bowling! Bring your friends along for a night of revelry and rented shoes.
February 16, 5-7 pm: Youth Gathering, grades 6-12. We’ve planned a night filled with games, meaningful discussion and a delicious dinner.
February 23, 2 pm: Service Sunday. We will be collecting food for Helpline House. More details coming soon.
To be added to Grace's youth email list and receive up-to-date information about youth activities at Grace, contact Faith Dougherty, Grace’s Youth Ministry Coordinator.
Grace’s youth are especially invited to join in the following activities, which take place year-round.
Sunday Evening Gatherings: 5-7 pm
On the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sunday of each month, youth in grades 6-12 gather for dinner, play, discussion, and worship.
Service Sunday: 11:15 am – 2 pm
On the 4th Sunday of each month immediately following the 9:30am liturgy, youth in grades 6-12 complete acts of service to care for creation and our surrounding community.
Crew Leaders for Grace Camp
Youth in grades 6-12 serve as leaders for Grace’s vibrant kids summer camp at Grace.
Rising 8th graders and high schoolers lead this summer camp serving children of farmworkers in Mount Vernon, WA. During the week we join in games, activities, and reflection with neighbors in Mount Vernon. We spend evenings playing and relaxing in a rented house nearby.
Sandwiches for Seattle
Our 5th – 8th graders pack and distribute sack lunches in Seattle three to four times a year.
Acolytes serve in Grace’s Sunday morning liturgies, guiding us to listen and look for God’s spirit in our midst. Youth and children age 10 and older are welcome to join our acolyte team.
In July 2019, nine of Grace’s high schoolers embarked on a ten-day pilgrimage in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho with Bill Harper of Pilgrim Trekking and Wren Blessing. Information about next summer's pilgrimage will be forthcoming in early 2020.