Ministry

YRGC Breaks Ground on New Transitional Home

By |2020-10-20T14:25:10+00:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: Faith, Graduates, Ministry, Resident Life, Transitional Living|

Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate our the groundbreaking of our new transitional home on October 12th! The new facility will provide our graduates with opportunities to receive additional ministry support, mentoring, job skills training, and other valuable resources to help them successfully transition back into mainstream society. Event speakers included Curt [...]

Tia Morris >> Helping to Raise Strong Men of God

By |2020-10-02T04:53:01+00:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: Faith, Ministry, News, Resident Life, Testimonies|

At Youth-Reach Gulf Coast (YRGC), we are grateful to have the support of volunteers who pour their lives into helping us raise strong men of God. Tia Morris is a committed volunteer who holds a particularly special place in the hearts of the young men we serve. She and her husband, Ronnie, frequently host our residents [...]

Youth Reach Gulf Coast Provides Relief for Victims of Hurricane Laura

By |2020-09-03T15:06:02+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Disaster Relief, Ministry, Missions, Resident Life|

Hurricane Laura ripped through southwest Louisiana last week with winds of up to 150 mph. Within hours of hearing about the catastrophic destruction in Lake Charles, LA, Youth-Reach Gulf Coast (YRGC) started assembling a team to help with hurricane relief efforts. Our ministry partnered with White Dove Ministries, Freedom Church, Frontline Ministries, and Operation Lost [...]

You’re Invited >> Transitional Home Groundbreaking Ceremony

By |2020-10-02T04:53:03+00:00August 24th, 2020|Categories: Events, Ministry, News|

The Lord continues to advance the work of our ministry with the expansion of our offerings to include our first transitional living home. We invite you to join us in celebrating this exciting project at our YRGC Transitional Home Groundbreaking Ceremony scheduled for Monday, October 12th at 11:30 a.m. This new facility has been an ongoing [...]

Staff & Residents Build New Work Cabin

By |2020-10-02T04:53:03+00:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Ministry, News, Resident Life|

Staff and residents at Youth-Reach Gulf Coast have been hard at work building a new resource on the 81-acre Summerdale campus: a work cabin with space for equipment and supply storage. The tasks associated with maintaining the property and stewarding the land well requires a significant amount of equipment, storage space and manpower. Not only did [...]

YRGC Blessed with New 15-Passenger Van

By |2020-10-02T04:53:07+00:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Ministry, News, Resident Life|

Eleven years ago, Impact 100, a local non-profit providing grants to deserving organizations, blessed us with a 12-passenger van. Since then, we have driven the van over 200,000 miles for countless disaster relief missions, community service projects, church events, and resident trips. However, as the number of young men we serve increased along with the van’s [...]

Meet Blaize >> Youth-Reach Gulf Coast Resident

By |2020-10-02T04:53:08+00:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Ministry, Resident Life, Testimonies, Transitional Living|

Born in Ethiopia, Blaize was adopted at 11-years-old and welcomed into a loving home. At 18, he graduated high school and moved out of his parent’s house with what little money he had saved up from working two jobs. However, he quickly learned that living on your own isn’t as easy as it sounds. Within a [...]

Life at YRGC During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By |2020-07-10T18:25:02+00:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Ministry, Resident Life, Testimonies, Transitional Living|

 We are grateful to report that YRGC residents are growing stronger spiritually, emotionally, and physically during the Covid-19 pandemic. Each day here begins with 2-3 hours of physical activity (running, weight lifting, etc.) followed by prayer/daily devotion, one-on-one Biblical counseling sessions, Bible study, work projects and tending to the grounds. Instead of sending our residents [...]

Nashville Tornado Relief: Finding Chaos & Bringing Peace

By |2020-04-01T22:14:40+00:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Disaster Relief, Ministry, Resident Life|

YRGC recently sent a team of staff and residents to help with Nashville, TN tornado relief efforts. We worked in the hardest hit, most poverty stricken areas for three days. While most of our time was spent removing trees and other debris from homes, roofs, and front yards, we also tarped damaged roofs to help preserve as [...]

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