What is the Advance? 

It is a weekend retreat for high school students. The Advance offers the chance to escape from the regular routine of life for focused attention on Jesus through Bible study, worship, small groups, and fun! 

When is the Advance?

Friday, February 16th through Sunday, February 18th, 2018. The deadline to sign up is Wednesday, February 7th.

What happens during the weekend? 

Students and leaders will meet at Grace Community Church on Friday evening, pile into buses, and drive together to Sky Ranch Camp in Van, TX. Students will gather for a large group session upon arrival, followed directly by small group time for each grade/gender group. Saturday will begin with another large group session, small group time, and then an afternoon of fun outdoor activities. Saturday concludes with a final large group session and response time. After the final small group meeting and group share time on Sunday morning, students and leaders will pile back on the bus and head home.    

Who are the leaders? 

Current GYM leaders who are screened and trained in the GYM Policies and Procedures.  

How much does it cost?

The cost is $125 per student. 

This money pays for the Sky Ranch facility, transportation, Bible study materials, and four meals. There are also scholarships available for those who cannot afford this event. Contact for more information.


Contact for more information or call the church office. 

Register today!