Youth at Gwynedd Square

Youth at Gwynedd Square
Come check out our new youth room!
 

Come and be a part of our Youth & Family Programs at GSPC

Click Here to Learn about our weekly Sunday School Program for Pre-k through12th Grade.
We always need childsafe volunteers to work with our church families, click here and select Childsafe Clearances for more information on obtaining your clearances to become a church volunteer. 
 

King's Kids: K-5th Grade
AMP Tween Group: 6-8th Grade
SLUGs 9-12th Grade

 

 
King's Kids 
 
King's Kids is an open opportunity for children and their families of all denominations from Kindergarten through 5th grade. Each month, King's Kids and their families connect with others through fun bible based activities, fellowship outings, and mission projects. Check out the calendar and events page for our latest activities. If you would like to be added to our email list for updates and reminders, email:   jbradica@gwyneddsquare.org

 

AMP: Absolute Mindful Praise Tween Group

 
Join our new Tween Youth Group, AMP-Absolute Mindful Praise. All 6-8th graders are welcome to AMP up their faith,  friendships, and life together in a Christian based setting each month. Join us for fun activities, fellowship, and service while getting closer to God. For the latest activities visit our Calendar and Event page. If you would like more information, contact jbradica@gwyneddsquare.org
 


SLUGs: Students Living Under God

 
The SLUG's Youth Group welcomes youth 9-12th grade. Join the SLUG's for group for mission, friendship, fellowship, and outings. For more information, email: fblankenburg@gwyneddsquare.org
 
Meet our Youth and Family Leader and Director of Communications, Jessie Bradica.

Jessie is a mother of three school aged children and a Penn State University graduate with a Business Marketing B.S.. She teaches a 5th and 6th grade religion class, and has early childhood education experience in a pre-school setting.

She is committed to supporting the spiritual and fellowship growth of new and current families at GSPC by leading our weekly Children's Church, our monthly Youth and Family Ministy programs, and our annual outreach events: GSPC's Trunk or Treat, Egg Hunt and VBS.

If you would like more information on our Youth and Family Ministry, please email: jbradica@gwyneddsquare.org

 
Meet our Youth and Family Co- Leader, Fred Blankenburg
Email: fblankenburg@gwyneddsquare.org
Father of two, dog lover, and avid fisherman, Fred has over 30 years of experience helping children and families. 

Fred is currently a Supervisor at The Montgomery County Office of Children and Youth in the Family Engagement Unit. During his 25 years at the County, Fred has worked in various capacities including; working with unruly teenagers, foster care placements, and the facilitation of hundreds of family meetings.  Fred also has years of experience as a live-in Childcare Worker at a group home/emergency shelter and has facilitated support groups for adopted children and their parents, grandparents caring for their grandchildren, and created a teen group for foster children. 

While completing his Master’s Degree for Counseling at Villanova, Fred had an internship in ‘Adventure Based Counseling’ at an alternative school which included esteem building through high ropes challenge courses atop the trees at a local camp. 

Fred is also a published songwriter and musician, and recently performed at the ‘World Meeting of Families’ week-long youth congress at the Philadelphia Convention Center in preparation for the Pope’s visit to America.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND AWARDS
·       Montgomery County Commitment to Excellence Award 2003
·       Caseworker of the Year 2004 (Pennsylvania State Foster Parent Association)
·       President; Board of Directors of ‘Caring Hands Open Hearts’ (Grandparent Support Group) 2005-2008
·       Recovery and Resiliency Award 2013 (Presented by the Montgomery County Mental Health Community)
·       Founding member of ‘Fathers Matter’ Coalition & Initiative since 2014
·       Proud Parent since 2009
 

Gwynedd Square Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)  837 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale, PA 19446
Phone: 215-699-9159  Fax: 215-699-8042