Ministries

Children and Youth

Gethsemane offers the international AWANA Club program. Our AWANA club is designed for children and youth ages 2 to 12th to connect with the Word of God in an exciting way by participating in small groups and ultra-fun games. High school students can also earn scholarships for college through this program.

The AWANA/Children’s choir is comprised of children ages 2 through 5th grade.
The AWANA Children’s Choir rehearses on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m., and ministers on the 4th Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. worship service.


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The New Dimension Choir is for the young at heart. It is open all ages. The New Dimension choir sings Contemporary Christian and Gospel Music along with rearranged Traditional Gospel Music and Hymns.

The New Dimension Choir rehearses on the Friday prior to the 4th Sunday of each month at 6:30 p.m., and ministers on the 4th Sunday at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. worship services.

Children’s Church meets every 2nd and 3rd Sunday during both the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. worship services. 
Children’s Church provides age appropriate worship and activities for children ages 4 -10.

The Dancers of Grace Praise Dance group comprised of high school girls
This ministry rehearses on Mondays at 6 p.m. 

The Youth Praise Dance Ministry is comprised girls ages 3 to 12.  This ministry rehearses on Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

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Ladies of Victory is liturgical step ministry comprised of young women ages 3 to 12th grade
This ministry rehearses on Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

Broken Silence is our liturgical step ministry comprised of young men ages 3 to 12th grade
This ministry rehearses on Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

The GBC Players are a group of writers and actors who put on theatrical productions for major occasions at the church.

Millennials

1st Fridays is a Bible series designed for millennials.  Participants engage in “Real Talk,” by discussing relevant topics from a Biblical perspective.  1st Fridays also provides an opportunity for millennials to connect and engage each other. 
This group meets the 1st Friday of each month in room 204 at the main site.

The New Dimension Choir is for the young at heart.  It is open all ages.  The New Dimension choir sings Contemporary Christian and Gospel Music along with rearranged Traditional Gospel Music and Hymns. 
The New Dimension Choir rehearses on the Friday prior to the 4th Sunday of each month at 6:30 p.m., and ministers on the 4th Sunday at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. worship services. 

This group is an auditioned team of singers led by our Worship Leader.  The GBC Ensemble facilitates the Praise and Worship segment of service.  They also accompany Pastor Riddick to various preaching engagements.

The Millennials Couples’ Ministry seeks to enrich, encourage, and equip Millennials married couples by bring couples together with similar experiences to go the distance and fulfill God’s purpose for their marriage.  This ministry offers conferences, workshops, social outings and retreats designed to strengthen the bonds of spouses and provide them with tools to navigate love and life.

The Singles’ Ministry brings together Millennial singles — never married or divorced. This ministry offers conferences and workshops designed to aid singles in building a solid spiritual foundation and bases for service in the Kingdom of God.  Fun activities and outings are also planned to encourage Christian fellowship.

Our mime ministry is a group of advanced auditioned performers.

Our flag ministry is opened to all ages. 
This ministry rehearses on Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

The GBC Players are a group of writers and actors who put on theatrical productions for major occasions at the church.

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Men

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Men of the church and from the community fellowship over breakfast and participate in discussions relevant to men’s issues.  The Men’s Ministry also sponsors conferences, workshops and fellowship opportunities designed to actively engage men of all ages in the life of the church and equip them to be leaders in their homes and communities. 
The Men’s Ministry meets every 1st Saturday of the Month at 8 a.m.

The Male Chorus is a choir exclusively for men of all ages.  This choir sings Traditional Gospel, Quartet, and Worship Music. 
The Male Chorus rehearses on the Wednesday prior to the 2nd Sunday of each month at 7 p.m., and ministers on the 2nd Sunday at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. worship services. 

The Couples’ Ministry seeks to enrich, encourage, and equip married men to go the distance and fulfill God’s purpose for their marriage.  This ministry offers conferences, workshops, social outings and retreats designed to strengthen the bonds of spouses and provide them with tools to navigate love and life.

The Singles’ Ministry brings together single Men of all ages and stages — never married, divorced or widowed.  This ministry offers conferences and workshops designed to aid single men in building a solid spiritual foundation and bases for service in the Kingdom of God.  Fun activities and outings are also planned to encourage Christian fellowship.

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Seniors gather with the seasoned Saints fellowship, travel and participate in programming designed to keep them active and engaged.  This group meets for lunch and information designed to empower seniors.  They also take occasional trips.

Women

The Sisters Ministry is our Women’s Ministry.  This ministry sponsors opportunities for women in our congregation to fellowship and attend workshops and conferences designed build them up spiritually.  This ministry is led by our First Lady, Mrs. Vera Riddick. 
The Sisters Ministry meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. 

Married Women participate in the Couples’ Ministry which seeks to enrich, encourage, and equip married women to go the distance and fulfill God’s purpose for their marriage.  This ministry offers conferences, workshops, social outings and retreats designed to strengthen the bonds of spouses and provide them with tools to navigate love and life.

Single Women participate in the Single’s Ministry to include those never married, divorced or widowed.  This ministry offers conferences and workshops designed to aid singles in building a solid spiritual foundation and bases for service in the Kingdom of God.  Fun activities and outings are also planned to encourage Christian fellowship.


Senior Women share in the fellowship with other seniors who enjoy traveling and participate in programming designed to keep them active and engaged.  This group meets for lunch and information designed to empower seniors.  They also take occasional trips.

The Ladies of David Praise Dance Ministry is comprised of Millennials and Young Adults women. 
This ministry rehearses on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. 

Our flag ministry is opened to all ages.  This ministry rehearses on Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

The GBC Players are a group of writers and actors who put on theatrical productions for major occasions at the church.

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Military/First Responders

The Military Ministry provides support to veterans, active military personnel and their spouses.  This ministry also leads our church in the observance of Veterans’ Day and other special recognition of vets, active military and first responders.

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Discipleship

Gethsemane offers the international AWANA Club program.  Our AWANA club is designed for children and youth ages 2 to 12th to connect with the Word of God in an exciting way by participating in small groups and ultra-fun games.  High school students can also earn scholarships for college through this program.

mDisciple Connect is our New Members’ class series.  These classes are designed for individuals who have just joined our congregation. 
These classes are offered Thursdays at 6:30 p.m., and Sundays at 10a.m. 

mDisciple is our regular Bible Study series. Selected courses are offered church wide.
These classes are offered Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at our Carrollton site and Thursdays at Noon and 6:30 p.m. at our main site.

1st Fridays is a Bible series designed for millennials.  Participants engage in “Real Talk,” by discussing relevant topics from a Biblical perspective.  1st Fridays also provides an opportunity for millennials to connect and engage each other. 
This group meets the 1st Friday of each month in room 204 at the main site.

Church School offers traditional yet innovative classes for all ages. 
These classes are offer each Sunday at 10a.m. at the main site.

Vacation Bible School (VBS) is a Summer Bible study series for the entire church.

The Leadership Academy is a teaching series for current and prospective church leaders. Participants engage in study designed to equip them to be successful leaders in the church and community at large.

Other Ministries

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