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Calling: Before and After

I find “calling” to be one of the most familiar words in Christian-speak.  I also find it to be one of the most difficult concepts to understand. It seems that followers of Christ find peace and comfort in using the word “called” to narrate any life decisions.  For example, when I was in high school, … Continued

Students Rested From Unidiversity Youth Camp

What an incredible week of youth camp it was again this year at Unidiversity, which took place July 23-28 on the University of Tennessee-Knoxville campus.  The theme of camp this year was Rhythms, and students were invited to explore a rhythm of life that involved rest and work.  Many of the 19 students from Greystone … Continued

Students Build Community in Lumberton

What an incredible week it was to be in Lumberton, NC from June 20-24 as 22 students and adults participated in flood relief efforts.  The team broke into 2 crews, both working on installing hardwood floors in different homes. The work projects were coordinated through the NC Baptist Men who have been involved with flood … Continued

Youth Experience God Amidst Creation

Nearly 40 youth and adults traveled to Mt. Shepherd Retreat Center in Asheboro, NC for our Winter Mountain Weekend on March 2 – 4.  The theme of the weekend was “The Gospel According to Earth“.  Students reflected on how their relationship with God is influenced by their relationship with creation, the world that has been … Continued

UB4I – Not Just Letters for GBC Youth

The youth of Greystone Baptist Church were on the move once again this fall, traveling to the Fort Caswell Retreat Center for the CBF NC Fall Youth Beach Retreat from September 15 – 17.  The theme for the weekend was “UB4I”.  It may not make sense when read, but sound it out – “You Before … Continued

Youth Experience Christmas Presence

What a great week it was being at Unidiversity Youth Camp with 19 students from Greystone Baptist Church July 17 – 22, 2017, held at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville! Our students and adults enjoyed a wonderful week of Bible study, recreation, and worship while also strengthening old friendships and forming new ones. Many … Continued

Variety of Projects Highlight Youth Mission Trip

While many students celebrate the end of the school year with a trip to the beach or simply being lazy, a team of youth and adults from Greystone Baptist Church spent their first days of summer in Red Springs, NC participating in flood relief work following the damage from Hurricane Matthew in October 2016.  The … Continued

GBC Students Lead Vespers Service

Students from Greystone Baptist Church visited the Stewart Health Center at Springmoor Retirement Community on Sunday afternoon, May 21 to lead the Vespers Service.  The GBC Student Choir sang several selections in addition to singing some favorite hymns along with the residents.  Additionally, students led in prayer, read scripture, and shared reflections on some passages. … Continued

The Shoebox Gifts of Christmas

While many people are stressed about holiday gifts for family and friends during the month of December, the families of Greystone Baptist Church took time to remember the students and teachers of Hope Charter Leadership Academy in Raleigh.  HCLA is a tuition-free public school that serves approximately 125 students from Kindergarten through Fifth grades.  It … Continued

Youth Camp Invites Students to ReFocus

Youth from Greystone Baptist Church joined other middle school and high school students from churches across the southeast for Unidiversity Youth Camp in July, a week of fellowship, recreation, Bible study, and worship.  Unidiversity 2016 was again hosted by the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and was held from Monday, July 18 – Saturday, July … Continued