gospel collective Students

Nurturing the opportunity provided by the teenage years

Our middle school and high school ministry welcomes all students by providing a safe space where they can experience the following:

Gospel Centrality

Theological Depth through Biblical Teaching

Relational Discipleship

Partnership with Parents

Integration into the Church

Adoption into the  Church Family for the Unsaved

When Does GCC Students Meet?

Wednesdays | 6:30-8:15pm

Every Wednesday evening, our middle and high school students meet at GCC for some hang out time, games, snacks, and a Scripture study. Our lessons for teens apply Scripture studies to relevant issues for this age group. Each lesson concludes with a small group application time. Student Collective helps build needed community through a fun environment and Biblical teaching.


Below you'll find some helpful in-house resources and guides to get familiar with student ministry here at GCC.


Our student ministry is committed to relational discipleship.

Each adult leader is passionate about and prepared to invest in our students through discipleship relationships and partnering with parents as the student’s main disciplers.

If you’d like to learn more about this type of mentorship for your teen, contact Connor Woods.

Connor Woods

NextGen Associate & Media Director

Hey there, I'm Connor! I oversee our student ministry (grades 6-12), college ministry, and manage GCC's online presence through our livestream, social media, etc. I graduated from the University of Kentucky with a B.A. in Media Arts and a minor in Art Studio.  I am currently pursuing my Masters of Divinity in Pastoral Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary online. Some of my hobbies include photography, drinking great coffee, and reading. My wife Emily and I live here in Lexington where we own our media business Woods Media Company.

Our Awesome Student Leaders

Emily Woods

Student Leader

Josh Kirk

Student Leader

Erin Kirk

Student Leader

Will McKinney

Student Leader

Kelsey Barber

Student Leader

Have Questions About Student Ministry?

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