Opening Our Doors
GPC is the host of several community activities, some of which are listed below. For more information or to ask about hosting your group here, call the church office.
Church Mouse Bazaar
The Church Mouse Bazaar, always held the Saturday before Thanksgiving, is the longest running arts and crafts show in the area. In the beginning, church members made items to sell. Now, after 40 years, we have crafters from all over the community looking forward to showing off their creativity by selling their handcrafted wares. We fill the church with more than 80 tables of arts and crafts and have included a baked food sale and an extensive Snack Bar. Every year there are unique gifts to be had for you and for holiday presents! Admission is always FREE with plenty of parking! Look for more information in early November.
If you are a crafter, a sample application can be found here (Church Mouse Bazaar Sample Invitation). Actual applications come out in June, so visit the What’s Happening page for an application. Please return them to the person named on the application (and not the church) as soon as possible because we go by a first come – first served basis and we fill up very fast.
Westside Bereavement Support Group
2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 5:30-7:00p.m. in the adult lounge. This group is sponsored by Lifetime Care, and is open to anybody grieving a loss. For more information, call 475-8800.
Equal Rights for Fathers, NYS
Thursdays, 7-9p.m. in Room 2. This group seeks to support fathers and advocate for equal parental rights. All adults are welcome. For more information, contact Bob Barone at 436-7779 or visit erff.org.
Gates Rainbow AA Group
Thursdays 7:30-8:30p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Gates Rainbow is an open meeting – all are welcome to attend.
Meets Saturdays at 4:30p.m. in Room 2 and Tuesday evenings. Everyone is welcome.
Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) Women’s Group
Thursdays 6:30-7:30p.m. and 7:30-8:00p.m. in Room 3. CoDA, whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships, is a twelve step program. Call Andrea at 733-0714 or visit www.newdirectionsrochester.org for more information.
Meets Mondays at 6:00p.m., Wednesday at 6:45p.m., and Saturday at 9:00a.m., with weigh in beginning half an hour before each meeting. For more information, visit weightwatchers.com or come to one of the sessions.
Meets Thursday nights, 7-8:30p.m. Everyone is welcome.
Wednesdays 7:30p.m. – Al Anon is a fellowship of family and friends of alcoholics who support each other. Everyone is welcome.
Gates Chili Continuing Education Classes
for more information, contact 247-5345.