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"The bridge" bible study

In your 20's-30's... we invite you to come our to Bible Study on Sunday, May 7 at 6 pm in the church lobby. We'll have a time of great teaching from the study "Pray First" and small group discussion. Let's grow in the Lord and with each other! Childcare is provided.

newcomers connection

If this is your first time at Gulf Coast Church or you are new for a few weeks, we invite you to a gathering on Sunday, November 6 at 6 pm at Mark & Karen Shilliday's home (6231 Notre Dame Terrace, North Port). We will have a light meal and a chance to connect with other Christians. This is a great opportunity to meet our Pastors, learn a little about GCC and make some new friendships. Please sign up in the lobby so we can plan accordingly.

forever young

GC Seniors Ministry (ages 55 and up) will help you grow spiritually, build friendships and find meaningful ministry opportunities to fulfill your purpose in Christ. Come join us for our first meeting on Thursday, September 22 from 11 am - 1 pm. Meet in the sanctuary for a time of   worship, testimonies and a devotion followed by a Pot Luck. Bring a covered-dish to serve and invite a friend as we fellowship together! Sign up in the lobby so we can plan accordingly.

GC membership class

Sunday, February 25 at 11 am we will be having our GC Membership Class in the Conference Room. We are excited about the chance to meet with you and share the vision of Gulf Coast Church. If you are a newcomer and would like to know more about our church family or you are interested in membership, join us for this informative time of sharing together. Refreshments will be provided. There's a sign up in the lobby

worship & prayer night

Join us for a powerful night as we gather together in the sanctuary for Worship & Prayer on Wednesday, November 2 at 7 pm. Child care is provided for ages 4 and under in the Nursery.

Ladies bible study

Attention Ladies of all ages! Our winter Bible Study will begin on Tuesday, January 10 in the sanctuary. We will be watching and discussing the first season of The Chosen. For the first time ever, the greatest story ever told is being presented as a multi-season series. We will dig deeper into the backstories and context of the people and events of the gospels. Season  is on at the movies now! God has once again provided a way of reaching people for His kingdom. Please don't miss out. Child Care is provided.

men's bible study

Courageous Men's Bible Study resumes Tuesday, January 10 at 7 pm in the Life Center. We will discover Biblical truths to conquer tragic times. Has your hope been shaken? Wobble no more my friend, our new study will come from Max Lucado's DVD series Unshakable Hope. If a closer walk with God sounds good to you, join us! We will learn how to stand strong and live life victoriously.

stand your ground veterans group

Attention all Veterans... you are invited to our monthly "Stand Your Ground" Veterans Group held on Saturday, July 8 at 11 am at Austin's Restaurant in North Port. This will be a great time of food and fellowship as we discover God's strength to defeat the enemy and stand your ground! Please sign up in the lobby. For more information, contact Denny Kula at denny20k@yahoo.com.

newcomers connection

If this is your first time at Gulf Coast Church or you are new for a few weeks, we invite you to a gathering on Sunday, January 15 at 6 pm at Mark & Karen Shilliday's home (6231 Notre Dame Terrace, North Port). We will have a light meal and a chance to connect with other Christians. This is a great opportunity to meet our Pastors, learn a little about GCC and make some new friendships. Please sign up in the lobby so we can plan accordingly.

forever young (55+)

GC Seniors are beginning the New Year with their meeting on Thursday, January 19 from        11 am - 1 pm in the sanctuary. We will have a time of worship, devotion and share lunch together. Bring your favorite dish to share. Come on... let's get excited!! Invite someone to join you. There is a sign up sheet in the lobby so we can plan accordingly.

Courageous men's Event

Gulf Coast Courageous Men... you're invited to our Annual Bring A Buddy BBQ and Corn Hole Tournament on Saturday, January 21 from 12-4 pm in the Life Center. Please sign up in the lobby for the BBQ: $10 suggested donation at the door. Team Registration ($30 per Team, includes BBQ for 2). Deadline is Sunday, January 8. See Russell to register your Team. You won't want to miss this afternoon of fun entertainment, great fellowship, awesome food and prizes. 2022 reigning Champions "Corn Holy O's" are ready to defend their title!

water baptism service

We are excited to have our next Water Baptism Service on Sunday, May 28 at 5:30 pm at Englewood Beach (2100 North Beach Road). If you desire to be baptized by water immersion please sign up in the lobby and attend the Baptism Class taught by Pastor J.D. on Sunday, May 28 at 11 am in the Conference Room.

gc membership class

Sunday, January 29 at 11:15 am there will be the first Membership Class of 2023 in the Conference Room. Pastors J.D. and Christa are looking forward to the chance to meet with you and share the vision of Gulf Coast Church. If you are a newcomer and would like to know more about our church family or you are interested in membership, join us for this informative time together. Refreshments will be provided. Sign up in the lobby!

GC youth bowling: Summer Celebration

Calling all Middle School and High School students! Come celebrate summer with us! School will be finished and we need some fun! Come hang out with us at Treasure Lanes (1059 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte) on Saturday, May 27 from 7-9 pm. Cost is $10 for 2 hours of bowling and shoes are included. Bring a friend and extra money if you want snacks. Sign up in the lobby and see Pastor Christa if you have any questions.

Tuesday

7:00 pm         Ladies Bible Study: Sermon on The Mount

                       Sanctuary     *Child Care provided

GC Kids family game night

Calling our GC Kids Church families! Join us for a night of building relationships over games and fun on Friday, June 2 from 6:30-8 pm. This is for all families with kids from birth through 5th grade. We'll have games for the whole family! There's something for everyone so bring a friend. We will be providing light snacks and beverages. The sign-up sheet is in the ,obby.

promotion sunday

Help us celebrate our GC Kids on Promotion Sunday, June 4th. Our awesome kids will be ministering to the congregation in song during the morning service and then we will be recognizing our Nursery, Primary and Elementary-aged students as they graduate up to their next class. You don't want to miss it! 

membership class

On Sunday, June 4 at 11 am we will be having our GC Membership Class in the Conference Room. Pastors J.D. and Christa are excited about the chance to meet with you and share the vision of Gulf Coast Church. If you are a newcomer and would like to know more about our church family or you are interested in membership, join us for this informative time of sharing together. Refreshments will be provided. Please sign up in the lobby.

griefshare

Griefshare is a Biblical, Christ-centered grief support group ministry. It's a place where grieving people find hope and healing. If you or someone you know could benefit from these sessions, please join us beginning Monday, June 5 from 7-9 pm or Thursday, June 8 from 2-4 pm in the Conference Room. There is a workbook used for the class. Register online at https://www.griefshare.org/groups/167405 for Monday evening or https://www.griefshare.org/groups/167406 for Thursday afternoon. You may contact Timothy Frank for more details at timothy@timothypaul.org.

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