Young Adults (18-early 30s)

Young Adults at Grace

The Young Adults ministry of Grace is all about community. We are eager to get everyone age 18-early 30’s plugged into Christ-centered relationships that open new doors of engagement here at Grace. We see our interest groups, classes and events as entry points into community and mission. Through these programs, we want you to be known by our broader church community. Yes, some of our groups may include Bible studies, worship, or service, but our ultimate aim is connection.

Upcoming Events 


Summer Interest Groups

June – August
Various Locations

Our interest groups meet at various times and locations. Click the drop down items below to learn more or contact group leaders. For questions, contact maggiej@gracechurch.us

Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
146th Street Campus, Room 209

Reading the Bible can feel intimidating when we don't know where to start.This group will deepen your understanding of Scripture by increasing your knowledge of how to read it. We will learn how to study things like historical context, original intent, and personal application. To access our free childcare, please register your child(ren) here.
 
Cost: FREE
Location: 146th Street Campus, Room 209 (directions)
Registration: Email to Join
Group Leaders: Harrison Bottorff & Joe Jasin

Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
Carmel 

Food brings people together! In this group, we plan to discuss and uncover God’s purpose of hospitality and taking care of others through great conversation and food! Each week will focus on a different topic – either a sermon, passage of Scripture, or other resource that reveals how food is used to show love to others. We will also try new recipes each week!
 
Cost: FREE
Location: 750 Walkabout Circle N, Apt. 2A, Carmel, IN (directions)
Registration: Not required
Group Leaders: Samantha Avanzino

Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
146th Street Campus, Room N256

Does the thought of dancing in public make you panic? It doesn’t have to be that way! Learn to swing, salsa, and more with other young adults. All skill levels are welcome.  
 
Cost: Free
Location: 146th Street Campus, Room N256 (directions)
Registration: Not required
Group Leaders: Joe Jasin

Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
Fishers Campus, Room 134

Do you love Star Wars? Meet up with a group of like-minded young adults to watch Episodes I-VII! Bring a lawn chair or beanbag chair, and we’ll feast on popcorn while enjoying our favorite Jedi fight scenes. 
 
Cost: FREE
Location: Fisher Campus, Room 134 (directions)
Registration: Not required
Group Leaders: Maggie Johnson & Rebecca Hauer

Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
6001 Edenshall Ln. Noblesville, IN

Calling all young adult men! Join us for a competitive game of flag football every Wednesday this summer. We’ll sweat, have fun, and get to know other guys. All skill levels are welcome!
 
Cost: FREE
Location: 6001 Edenshall Ln. Noblesville, IN (directions)
Registration: Required, register here.
Group Leader: Josh Hayward

Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
146th Street Campus, Room N256

College life is full of new friends, changing schedules, and unique experiences! For some, this season can be difficult. For others, it feels like an exciting adventure. One thing is certain – we all need community. Join us on Thursday nights as we get to know others on the journey. We will learn what God has to say about some of our unique challenges and have fun along the way!
 
Cost: Free
Location: 146th Street Campus, Room N256 (directions)
Registration: Not required.
Group Leader: Sophie Longest & Nicco Ravenna

Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
Meet at North Indy Campus

Every Friday a group of friends heads down to walk the streets of Indianapolis and share the love of God with those we meet. If you feel led to join us, don’t be surprised to discover, as we have, that you will be changed and transformed through the process. Our rag-tag community is a great place for you to have your eyes opened to the world and to your own heart in a brand-new way. 
 
Cost: $5 to help with gas/supplies, if possible
Location: Meet at North Indy Campus, then head downtown (directions)
Registration: Required, contact Josh to register
Group Leader: Josh Hawyard & Grant Gwaltney

Saturdays at 2:00 p.m.
SoHo Cafe, Carmel

Do you struggle to carve out time of solitude with God? What if we committed as a group to spending our Saturday afternoons to do just that? Meet at SoHo Café at 2pm on Saturdays for a quick devotional and prayer requests. Afterwards, you’re free to go off on your own to do whatever it is you do to connect with God. Read, write, or draw at SoHo Café’s indoor or outdoor seating. Go for a walk, run, bike, or rollerblade on the nearby Monon Trail. Let’s commit to making our Saturdays sacred.
 
Cost: FREE
Location: SoHo Cafe, Carmel (directions)
Registration: Not required
Group Leader: Ava Norberg

Care & Support

Young Adult 180Xchange

Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.  
146th Street, North Auditorium

We invite young adults to join us on Thursday nights for our weekly meetings where we use the Twelve Step model to learn and interact with others who are facing the same struggles. Its purpose is to encourage healthy relationships and provide a safe place to explore how substance use effects our lives. No registration is needed, just show up. Learn more about our recovery programs. Contact jemdea@aol.com with questions.

​Short-term Trips

Throughout the year, Grace Church offers short-term trips specifically designed for Young Adults. Young Adult teams visit partner ministries and aid in the work they are doing in places like New York City and Toronto. These trips are just one more way disciples are being launched into God’s mission. Consider joining a trip, your life will never be the same. Visit our Short-term Trips page form more information.

View All Trips

Volunteer

We are always looking for new people to join the team! If you would like to volunteer in Young Adults, see a complete list of opportunities on our serving page or sign up to serve using the button below.

Volunteer Signup


Have questions or want to get connected? Contact Barry Rodriguez, Associate Pastor of Young Adults, at barryr@gracechurch.us.

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