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Weekly on Fridays     7:00 - 9:30 PM    Gateway Alliance Church

XLR8 Youth

Welcome to XLR8 Youth - Gateway Alliance Church's youth program that is designed to help teens do life by providing a safe place where they can belong, where they can be loved, where they can grow, and most importantly where they can encounter God.

XLR8 Youth runs year-round for all teenagers in grades 6 through 12.

Access our 2018-2019 Youth Downloadable Permission Form:

Our Next Event:

  • Takeover - Christmas Party

    December 14, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Always Welcome, Always Fun

Join us at the church as we throw 🔥 youth events built specifically with all of our amazing Jr High (gr. 6 - 9) youth in mind! By coming to one of our Jr High events, you can expect to be a part of a high-fun, high-impact, amazing night of fun involving time to hangout & make new friends, to play some impossibly fun & fast paced group games, to encounter God and to have some fun!

All our Jr High events take place on Fridays from 7:00 - 9:30 pm at Gateway

 (In grades 9-12? Make sure to check out our Sr High Hangouts happening on Fridays!)

Jr High Exclusive Events

The Takeover

Weekly on Fridays, 7:00 - 9:30 pm

Jr High Exclusive | Gateway Alliance Church

The Takeover

Come join us as we takeover the church for an awesome youth-themed night-of-fun! The Takeover is our Jr High exclusive event designed to be a fun, community driven night full of games, free food, worship, inspiring talks & opportunities to hang out, meet new people, and have some fun!

The Takeover takes place on Fridays from 7:00 - 9:30 pm @ Gateway Alliance Church, and are exclusively open to all Jr High (gr. 6-9) youth.

(In grade 9 - 12? Be sure to check out our Sr High Hangouts happening at the same time as the Takeover!)

Our Next Takeover:

  • December 14, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Full Calendar

Jr High & Sr High Joint Events

Encounter Worship Nights

Bi-monthly on Fridays, 7:00 - 9:30 pm

All Youth | Gateway Alliance Church

Encounter Worship Nights

There is something powerful that happens when you encounter God - and that's what these Encounter Worship Nights are designed to do. Once every two months, we bring in a phenomenal worship band, a talented speaker, and we invite a bunch of other youth ministries to join us for a night of worship designed to help youth & young adults discover who they were created to be, how loved they truly are, and to help them walk out their faith in Christ

Our Next Encounter Night:

  • March 1, 2019 | 6:00 pm - March 3, 2019 | 12:00 pm

More Info

Arcade Games Nights

Bi-monthly on Fridays, 7:00 - 9:30 pm

All Youth | Gateway Alliance Church

Arcade Games Nights

Once every two months, we flip our regular programming, invite other churches to join us, and throw a party! Arcade Games Nights are our game-to-end-all-games event nights where we throw away the rulebook, pick up an awesome prize for you to win and turn an ordinary game into an over-the-top story-driven and epicly-fun event. To top it all off, we bring in a fantastic worship team & speaker to bring us into an encounter with God.

Our Next Arcade Night:

  • February 1, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

More Info

Be Who You Are

Find a group of friends who you can laugh, learn, and be yourself with. By joining us at one of our Sr High events, you will be welcomed into an environment where you will be loved, make life-long friendships, encounter God, and be exactly who you were created to be.

These events are exclusively open to all youth grades 9-12.

(In grades 6 - 9? Be sure to check out our Takeover events happening on Fridays!)

Sr High Exclusive Events

Wednesday House Party

Weekly on Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:30 pm

13211 105 St NW, Edmonton

WEDNESDAY HOUSE PARTY

Our Wednesday House Parties are an excellent opportunity to hang out with other youth your age outside of a Friday. These House Parties are exclusive to Sr High youth, and are built to be a fun, welcoming environment where you can expect to be loved, to grow, to build new friendships, and to have opportunities to encounter God.

Our Next Wednesday House Party:

  • January 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Full Calendar

Friday Night Hangouts

Weekly on Fridays, 7:00 - 9:30 pm

Gateway Alliance Church

FRIDAY NIGHT HANGOUTS

Our Friday Hangouts are our new Sr High initiative that are exclusively available to youth grades 9-12. During our Jr High Takeover events, all Sr High youth will be invited to join us in Classroom 2 for a fun, chill evening involving games, sports, new friendships, worship, discussions and opportunities to encounter God.

Our Next Friday Night Hangout:

  • December 14, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

More Info

Jr High & Sr High Joint Events

Encounter Worship Nights

Bi-monthly on Fridays, 7:00 - 9:30 pm

All Youth | Gateway Alliance Church

Encounter Worship Nights

There is something powerful that happens when you encounter God - and that's what these Encounter Worship Nights are designed to do. Once every two months, we bring in a phenomenal worship band, a talented speaker, and we invite a bunch of other youth ministries to join us for a night of worship designed to help youth & young adults discover who they were created to be, how loved they truly are, and to help them walk out their faith in Christ

Our Next Encounter Night:

  • March 1, 2019 | 6:00 pm - March 3, 2019 | 12:00 pm

More Info

Arcade Games Nights

Bi-monthly on Fridays, 7:00 - 9:30 pm

All Youth | Gateway Alliance Church

Arcade Games Nights

Once every two months, we flip our regular programming, invite other churches to join us, and throw a party! Arcade Games Nights are our game-to-end-all-games event nights where we throw away the rulebook, pick up an awesome prize for you to win and turn an ordinary game into an over-the-top story-driven and epicly-fun event. To top it all off, we bring in a fantastic worship team & speaker to bring us into an encounter with God.

Our Next Arcade Night:

  • February 1, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

More Info

Arcade Games Nights

Once every two months, we flip our regular programming, invite other churches to join us, and throw a party! Arcade Games Nights are our game-to-end-all-games event nights where we throw away the rulebook, pick up an awesome prize for you to win and turn an ordinary game into an over-the-top story-driven and epicly-fun event. To top it all off, we bring in a fantastic worship team & speaker to bring us into an encounter with God.

Arcade Games Nights takes place on Fridays from 7:00 - 9:30pm @ Gateway, and are open to all youth.

Our Next Arcade:

  • February 1, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Encounter Worship Nights

There is something powerful that happens when you encounter God - and that's what these Encounter Worship Nights are designed to do. Once every two months, we bring in a phenomenal worship band, a talented speaker, and we invite a bunch of other youth ministries to join us for a night of worship designed to help youth & young adults discover who they were created to be, how loved they truly are, and to help them walk out their faith in Christ.



Encounter Worship Nights takes place on Fridays from 7:00 - 9:30pm @ Gateway.

 

Our Next Encounter:

  • March 1, 2019 | 6:00 pm - March 3, 2019 | 12:00 pm

Encounter Weekend

Encounter Weekend is a weekend youth experience for students from across Alberta. This event exists to create an atmosphere where students of all ages can connect with one another, worship together, and encounter God in incredible ways through incredible worship, the creative application of the Word, prophetic ministry and healing.

This event is an overnight event in which XLR8 students will be spending the night at Gateway.

 

March 1-3, 2019
Gateway Alliance Church
Cost: $30

Our Upcoming Events

Here is a full list of all our upcoming Sr High, Takeover, Encounter & Arcade Events.

For more information on any of these events, please visit and subscribe to our Google Calendar 

Youth Events Calendar

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XLR8 Youth | 13931 140 Street NW, Edmonton, AB | (587) 772-0751 | youth[at]gateway.ac

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