Youth Group

St. Gabriel Youth Group for 4th – 8th Graders

Denise Gruender & Lisa Gilkey – Youth Coordinators  or


Bring your friends and join us for fun and service at our upcoming spring and summer events!

You must RSVP for each event by e-mail to
The hotline is available for last minute updates and for RSVP’s if you do not use e-mail
Hotline # 704-362-5047 x270.

***Current 3rd Graders*****
This is the summer YOU get to join us!!!!  Plan on attending as many events as you can.  We can’t wait to see you and have you join in the fun that everyone is talking about! 

Summer 2015 Events


Tryouts for our St. Gabe’s Summer Youth Theatre
June 1 or 2  (Mon. or Tues.) Tryouts for our St. Gabe’s Summer Youth Theatre! 
If you would like a lead (singing alone or small group or reading some lines) you must attend a simple “tryout” either of these days.  

 June 11 (Thurs.) 5:00-10:00 Adventure on a Bus!!!!! – Meet at St. Gabe’s at 5:00 to depart for an evening of surprises!!!  Includes dinner, mystery visits and tons more fun!!!  Bring friends – but limited to number of seats on the bus so you must RSVP.  This event sells out quickly, so be the first to RSVP. Pick up at 10:00PM at St. Gabes.  Parents must sign a permission slip at drop off.  $12

 June 15 (Mon.)  Extreme Shopping 1-2:30 – Meet at Aldi grocery store in Matthews.  We will shop to make nutritious dinners for families in need.  See how many healthy dinners your team can make with a limited budget.  We will  pick up an ice cream treat after at Bruester’s in the Aldi parking lot.  Pick up at 2:30 at Bruester’s in Matthews.  $10 donation to cover shopping expenses.

 July 5 – 9 (Sun. – Thurs.) 3:30-7:00 Summer Youth Theatre!!!!  It’s back for the third year in a row…..come join us for a week of fun as we develop and present a musical! We will need lots of actors, dancers and singers to make this happen.  Tryouts for speaking and lead parts will take place on June 1 or 2 (your choice – see above).  All others, RSVP and show up on Sunday afternoon ready for an exciting theatrical adventure!  Cost of program $35 includes snacks and dinner for 5 evenings and all materials.  Cafeteria 

 July 13 (Mon.) Crisis Assistance Ministry 9:30-12:00 – We will meet at Crisis Assitance in uptown Charlotte (500A Spratt Street, near Statesville and Graham, close to 4th Ward) to help sort and fold clothes.  It’s up to us to collect clothes and shoes for families of all sizes.  Begin immediately – start a clothing drive in your neighborhood.  Includes a pizza lunch!  $3

 July 28 (Tues.) Ride on the Lynx Light Rail and Bowling at Strike City – Uptown 12:30-2:30  Meet us at the Tyvola  Lynx Light Rail station (on South Blvd.) and we will all take a ride uptown and bowl a few games and have lunch in the Epicentre.  $13 includes everything.  Pick up back at the Tyvola Lynx Light Rail station.