GCC FAMILY MINISTRY

for families with children 0 - 5th grade


From Sunday, february 14  2021, we will start in person services at gcc. the 10:30am service will include a children's message and the option for Trukids aged 2 thru 5th grade to leave the sanctuary after the children's message and go to the gym for supervised activities.  families with kids may also continue to worship at home by viewing the livestream of the 10:30am service here

  • SUMMER PARK TOUR

    Wednesdays from June 9 - August 11

    9:30am - 11:30am

    At various local parks (weather permitting!)


    June 9 @ Viking Park - 4374 Old Grand Ave, Gurnee

    June 16 @ Betty Russell Community Park - 5300 Pinewood Rd, Gurnee

    June 23 @ Bowen Park - 1800 N Sheridan Rd, Waukegan 60085

    June 30 @ Westgate Park - Lawson Blvd and Hancock, Gurnee

    July 7 @ Hunt Club Park - Revere Ct, Gurnee

    July 14 @ Vineyard Park - Vineyard Dr, Gurnee

    July 21 @ Hasting Park—21155 W Gelden Rd, Lake Villa, 60046

    July 28 @ Ravinia Park - Ravinia Dr, Gurnee

    August 4 @ Warren Township Park - 17801 W Washington St, Gurnee

    August 11 @ O’Plaine Community Park - O’Plaine Rd and Russell Ave, Gurnee


  • FAMILY BBQS

    Saturday June 12 and June 19

    11am - 1pm @ GCC


    Come and join us for food and fellowship with other families. We will grill out and have other picnic food. All food will be prepared and served in a COVID safe way. Bring your chairs or blankets to visit with other families! Please sign up below so we have enough food for all!!!


    June 12th (families with kids infant - preschool). Sign up HERE

    June 19th  (families with elementary age kids). Sign up HERE

  • FAMILY CAMPING WEEKEND

    Friday July 9 - Sunday July 11

    @ Chain O'Lakes State Park


    This is another FUN way to connect with your family and with other church families! We will be camping out (tents only) @ Chain O'Lakes State Park, which is a 35 minute drive from GCC. 

    Bring your own food or eat food prepared by assigned volunteers. Have your own tent or let us know and we'll find one for you to borrow. Staying both evenings, just one night or spending time during the day. We will do a worship time Sunday morning! There will be other fun activities to do! There is NO cost to this event (there are few extra activities if you chose to do them that have a cost) so pack up your bug spray and sleeping bags and join us!  Sign up HERE

  • SUMMER BLAST

    Saturday, August 14


    Save the date for a day of fun!  More information coming soon!