green lake Youth

Led by the Holy Spirit, we exist to love, inspire, and equip middle and high school students and their families to follow and be transformed by Christ. 


Baptisms at Green Lake on August 11th at 12:30pm.
Pre-baptism classes on Tuesday, July 9 from 6:30-8pm or Sunday, July 14 from (exact time to come).

For all school-aged kids interested in learning more about Baptism, join Pastor Chris for this Orientation Event - and bring your parents! There will be lots of details around the meaning of baptism as a step of faith - and why it is so amazing to have the whole church cheer us on! It's a great privilege to love, inspire, and equip our families to follow Jesus together!

Please contact Pastor Chris Lyons with any questions. Register here.

Register NOw: Summer 2019 Camps & Retreats

Middle School High Adventure Camp: Full

Sunday, July 21 - Thursday, July 25 | Camp Tilikum, OR | $350

All incoming 6th-8th graders are invited to a week of high adventure in the forest, friendships new and old, and tons of opportunities to learn and go deeper in faith with Jesus. Please register before July 14! Registration is closed. Please contact Brian Valley to get on the wait-list.

More Coming Up

Here are some events to look forward to in the next few months! For a summer schedule that you can print out, please click here.

Summer Middle School Gatherings 

Sundays: July 28, August 18, August 25 | 4PM-5:45PM | Bethany Green Lake CLC

Times for friendship, fun, learning, and connection throughout the summer. Incoming 6th-8th graders, join whenever you can!

Summer High School Gatherings

Wednesdays: July 24, August 14, August 28 | 6:30PM-8:30PM | Bethany Green Lake CLC

Times for friendship, fun, learning, and connection throughout the summer. Incoming 9th-12th graders, join whenever you can!

Bethany-Wide Youth Summer Kickoff

Wednesday, July 10 | 5:00-8:30pm | Hamlin Park

BBQ? Check. Friends from across Bethany locations? Check. The perfect way to start our summer together? Check! Help us kick off summer in an epic way! (Our summer magnets said Hamilton Park by mistake. See you at Hamlin Park in Shoreline!)

Serving at KSA

Monday, July 15-Thursday, July 18 | 5:45PM-8:30PM | Bethany Green Lake 

This year we are going to Mars and Beyond to remind children of who God is and how much God loves them! Students and parents are encouraged to serve during this week of adventure! Sign up here.

North Star Lake Days

Wednesdays: July 31, August 21 | Shuttle leaves Bethany Green Lake at 2pm & returns by 9:30pm 

Come join us as we head back to North Star’s waterfront property on Mercer Island for fun, games, swimming, food and more with friends. Sign up here.

Mariners Game

Wednesday, August 28 | drop off at BCC GL , leaving at 12pm | pickup from BCC GL at 6pm | $18 per student

The baseball season is in full swing! We’re headed back to Safeco Field for a home Mariners Game this Summer with leaders and friends. Sign up here.

Grad Prep Retreat at Pastor Richard's: Save the Date!

Saturday, September 21 (afternoon) - Sunday, September 22 (evening)
Open to all incoming high school junior and seniors, info to come!

Winter Camp 2020: Save the Date!

Friday, January 17 - Sunday, January 19, 2020 | Black Diamond Camp

Open to all middle and high school students, info to come!

Middle School gatherings

6th–8th Grade

Sunday Mornings

9:30am, 11am | CLC Room 304

Middle school students are invited to join our church family for worship before being dismissed for a time of fellowship, fun, and learning from scripture. Our class meets in the Youth Room (CLC 304).

Sunday Evenings

4–5:45pm | the CLC | No Gathering on Father's Day (June 16) | Last Gathering of the year on June 23 (see summer gathering info above)

Every week we gather together to learn more about what it means to belong to a community and a loving God. We'll be spending time together finding freedom in epic games, worship, the truths of scripture, small group conversation, and fellowship together. We end in time for students and families to worship at the 6pm service. 

High School gatherings

9th–12th Grade

Sunday Worship

High school students are invited to join their friends and family for Sunday worship. Services at 8am, 9:30am, 11am, and 6pm.

Wednesday Evenings

6:30-8:30pm, in the CLC | Last gathering of the year on June 19 (see summer gathering info above)

We'll meet for fellowship, worship, plenty of fun, and learning from scripture. In the fall, we will be creating new rhythms together as a high school ministry. Everyone present--students and leaders--will have the opportunity to help shape the future of the group. We are open to experiment with new programs as we shape the ministry to serve our students best. 

Monthly Grad Prep Nights

Second Sundays, 7:30-8:45pm | Begins in the fall

For current juniors and seniors. Discover together what faith looks like after high school and how to be equipped for the challenges of a new season. Teaching from Chris, Brian, and Pastor Richard. Please contact Pastor Chris with questions. 

More OPPORTUNITIES for Students

Prayer Partners

This program aims to connect adults with youth by mutually praying for one another throughout the seasons of life. To best love, inspire, and equip our children, students, and families, this ministry helps deep intergenerational connections happen so that belonging becomes contagious in our midst. 
Contact Chris Lyons for more information at


Contact Brian Valley, Director of Youth Ministry, at

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