The children’s ministry at GCF has a goal to be the premiere ministry of the church. The Westminster Catechism states, “The chief aim of man is to glorify God, and enjoy him forever.”
We couldn’t agree more, and these two truths are foundational to the children’s ministry. We seek to develop the spiritual senses of our children so that they can enjoy the depth and quality of relationship with God that Jesus went to the cross to obtain for us. Out of this intimate relationship with the Lord, we seek to develop both godly character and spiritual giftings, which bring glory to God. We serve a generational God – “I am the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob” – and so we are a generational church. We believe that “…out of the mouths of infants and babes you have ordained praise…” Our children are our future, and that is why we place a priority on their generation.
Patrick & Josie Vasquez
CHILDREN’S PASTORSPatrick and Josie Vasquez are the Children’s Pastors at GCF Needville, and they bring a wealth of experience and passion to our children’s ministry. They were married at Grace in 2007; together they have four kids and three grandchildren. Patrick works for Fort Bend County Juvenile Probation/Alternative School, and Josie is the Alief Independent School District Office Coordinator for the maintenance department. Josie loves antiquing while Patrick likes hiking and cycling. They both love watching movies. Josie has served in ministry for more than 30 years and loves being a conduit of Christ’s love for others. Patrick has been serving at Grace for the last 7 years and just being a servant is his passion. Together they are leading our children by helping them understand that God loves them unconditionally and He has given them the power to impact the world!
Check out the highlights from our most recent “Impact” GMI summer camp.