New Life (Youth)

New Life @ GRC

Overview (Grades 6–12)

New Life, Grace Redeemer’s Youth Ministry, exists to bring the youth of northern NJ into a life-transforming encounter with the Kingdom of God. Our ministry is centered around the best news in the whole world: the gospel of Jesus Christ, which alone has the power to save (Rom. 1:16-17). Our desire is that every teen has a relationship with God through Christ and is discipled and equipped to follow him. We pursue spiritual formation with our teens through study, apologetics, mentoring, mission trips and projects, and other special events.

Our Philosophy

Discipling teens in the covenant community.

Our Core Values

  • Biblical Education | Sunday School Hour
  • Cultural Engagement and Fellowship | New Life Friday (NLF)
  • Missions and Service

Biblical Education | Sunday School Hour

Youth Sunday School meets in person on Sundays from 10:00–11:00 AM. The core objective of the Sunday School hour is to impart Biblical truth to our youth and help them grow in God’s Word.

Cultural Engagement & Fellowship | New Life Friday (NLF)

New Life Friday (NLF) meets in person every Friday of the school year, from 7:00-9:00 PM, for middle school and high school youth. The focus is to have fun while developing relationships with one another and addressing topics and issues relevant to the youth from a biblical perspective.  All the youth join for a time of worship together before middle school and high school break into separate groups for the rest of the evening. NLF is a place where our youth can bring their non-Christian friends to hear the gospel, as well as strengthen their own faith in a fun and interactive environment.

Missions & Service

Grace Redeemer Church is a church with a missional outlook. Participating in both local and long-distance mission trips reminds us that the work of the Great Commission begins right in our community and expands outwards. Some of our previous missions and service projects have include partnerships with: New City Kids (Paterson, NJ), Open Door NJ/NY (West New York, NJ), Living Hope Church (Chicago, IL), and Jesus Presbyterian Church (Progreso, Mexico).

Got questions?

If you’re a teen who’s interested, or a parent who’d like more information about these programs,
please contact the Youth Ministry team.>>