Youth at Gwynedd Square

Youth at Gwynedd Square
 

Come and be apart of our Youth Fellowship Programs at GSPC

 

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

 

 
King's Kids 
 
King's Kids is an open opportunity for children of all denominations from Kindergarten through 5th grade to come together for a time of fun and fellowship as they begin their journey with Christ. Join King's Kids and participate in fun bible based activities, fellowship outings, and mission projects. Meetings are lead by our Children's Ministry Director and a child safe volunteer, September through May. For the latest activities schedule, 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. AMP will meet September through May. Join us for fun activities, fellowship, and service while getting closer to God. For the latest activities and more information, contact jbradica@gwyneddsquare.org
 


SLUGs: Students Living Under God

 
The SLUG's Youth Group welcomes youth 9-12th grade. Meetings are held from September through Memorial Day. Join the SLUG's for group meetings and fellowship outings. Outings include, movies, rock climbing, lock-ins etc. For a schedule of activities or questions, email: fblankenburg@gwyneddsquare.org
 
Meet our Director of Children's Ministry and Director of Communications, Jessie Bradica.

Jessie is a mother of three school aged children and a Penn State University graduate, with business marketing, 5th and 6th grade religion class teaching, and early childhood education experience.

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 MOPS and MomsNextKing's Kids and our new Tween AMP programs; as well as our fun annual outreach events like GSPC's Trunk or Treat, Egg Hunt and VBS.

If you would like more information on our Children's Ministry or our Mother's of Preschoolers (MOPS) and MomsNext Support groups, please email: jbradica@gwyneddsquare.org

 
Meet our SLUG's Liason 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