GEMS Girls Club at Sunlight Community Church

GEMS is a relationship-building club program created especially for girls! Girls in first through eighth grades are eligible for membership. In club, girls will:

  • Participate in team building
  • Enjoy dynamic singing, creative movement, and dance
  • Develop important life skills through badge activities
  • Learn how to apply the Bible to their lives
  • Make creative and fun crafts
  • Participate in service projects
  • Find answers to challenges that girls face today

We meet the second and fourth Monday of each month during the school year. We gather together for devotionals before breaking into groups for a theme based lesson. The girls may also work on earning badges. After the group lessons, we meet again for praise & worship and snacks.

 

Download the GEMS 2016-2017 Calendar

 

GEMS Meeting/Event Descriptions

GEMS Theme Night Each year GEMS has a theme based on a verse from the Bible. Kickoff introduces our new theme though various skits and activities. The girls will work together in age appropriate groups with their counselors. These groups are as follows:
Awareness – Grades 1-3
Discovery – Grades 4-6
Advanced – Grades 7-8
GEMS Meeting GEMS meets on the second and fourth Monday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. We gather together for devotionals before breaking into groups for a theme based lesson. The girls may also work on earning badges. When the lessons are complete, we all meet for praise and worship. During this time the girls will learn creative movements to various songs that will be performed at GEMS Sunday. A snack is provided at the end of the meeting
GEMS Bake Sale This is a semi-annual fundraising event for GEMS. The girls are encouraged to bake cookies and other treats. These will be sold between our church services. The proceeds from this event will help support the GEMS ministry.
Soup & Pie Night Fundraiser At this annual fundraising event, GEMS girls and families contribute, prepare and serve the Sunlight members and guests.  All proceeds from this event are used to offset the camp fee for each girl who attends Florida GEMS Camp.
GEMS Sunday Families are invited to join us in worship at Sunlight Community Church. GEMS will be sharing our annual theme with their families and the congregation through song and creative movement.
GEMS Camp GEMS from all over Florida gather to have fellowship with one another during GEMS camp. This is a weekend packed with activities, games, crafts and worship, all designed to enrich each girl’s personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
GEMS Awards This end of year ceremony invites GEMS and their families to celebrate the girls’ achievements throughout the season. Badges and awards will be presented after a brief presentation and theme related activities.

 

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