We invite you to join us this summer both here at Gospel Community and in our communities throughout the city of Lynchburg to connect, encourage, & grow! Check out our church events & the events around Lynchburg below! 

UPCOMING GCC EVENTS

LUNCH & LEARN BEGINS

JUNE 7, 2021, Mon. Wed., & Fri., 12 - 2 PM
CONNECTING POINT

We have the incredible opportunity to partner with Lynchburg City Schools to provide a free lunch to students over the summer, with fun games and learning activities for kids.

If you're interested in volunteering click here

WORSHIP NIGHT

June 23rd , 2021 | 6:30 p.m.
GCC COLLEGE HILL + ONLINE
Join us at the College Hill campus as we gather to exalt our God and Savior through singing, prayer, and Bible reading. We hope to cultivate an opportunity to bask in the presence of God as a church family!

Kid City College Hill will be open to ages 0-3 years.
All children are welcome in the worship service.

 02 BELONG

June 27th, 2021
GCC RIVERMONT

This class is your second step in covenant membership here at Gospel Community Church (and open to anyone interested in calling GCC their home church - from any location!)

WORSHIP NIGHT

July 28th , 2021 | 6:30 p.m.
GCC RIVERMONT + ONLINE
Our second summer worship night will take place at the Rivermont campus.  We will gather to worship through singing, prayer, and Bible reading.

Kid City Rivermont will be open to all ages.
All children are welcome in the worship service.

RIVERMONT BLOCK PARTY

AUGUST 7 , 2021 | 5-8 PM
GCC RIVERMONT

Our last block party of the summer! We will have FREE food, games, music, inflatables and giveaways!

This is a great chance to connect with our church family and local Rivermont community. Bring your family, friends, neighbors... everyone is welcome! 

COLLEGE HILL BLOCK PARTY

JUNE 26 , 2021 | 4:30 -7:30 PM
GCC COLLEGE HILL

Our second block party of the summer will be a blast! We will have FREE food, games, music, inflatables and giveaways!

This is a great chance to connect with our church family and local community surrounding GCC College Hill. Bring your family, friends, neighbors... everyone is welcome! Please Register if you would like to volunteer by clicking the button below. 

CHURCH
IN THE PARK

July 4th , 2021, 10:30-12:30 PM 
PEAKS VIEW PARK
We can't wait to spend time in fellowship as a church family on the 4th of July!  Join us for FREE food, games, and fun for the whole family!

There will be no services at Rivermont or College Hill. 
(Registration Required)

WHERE TO FIND US

RIVERMONT
1301 Rivermont Ave
Lynchburg, VA
COLLEGE HILL
1101 Floyd St
Lynchburg, VA

Our current series is "The Spirit & The Church"

During the season of Pentecost, we will discussing in to the power of the spirit for renewal in this sermon series. Join us as we dive deep into topics such as healing, spiritual gifts, and the spirit in us.

What's Happening Around Town? 

Lynchburg Summer Events

MAY

In-Person Storytimes For Kids 
May 5th-26th 10:30am + 1:30pm, Lynchburg Public Library
FREE | Kids ages 2-5 (& parents/guardians) are invited for stories, songs, rhymes, and more!

learn more: https://www.facebook.com/events/154806579849919/

Art in the Park
Saturday, May 15th, 10 AM – 3 PM
Wander through Riverside Park to enjoy exhibitions of local artists, interactive children’s activities, and live demonstrations including painting and wheel thrown pottery. 

learn more: https://www.lynchburgvirginia.org/event/art-in-the-park/

Second Stage Presents: Movies on the Lawn
May 21st,  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm (Recurring Event)
Join Second Stage on Friday evenings in May for an outdoor movie series on the lawn at Second Stage located at 194 2nd Street in Amherst. Tickets are $5

learn more: https://www.lynchburgvirginia.org/event/second-stage-presents-movies-on-the-lawn/2021-05-21/

Amazement Square, Anywhere
 Wednesday, May 12, 10:00 – 10:30 AM
Since you can’t go to Amazement Square, they're coming to you. Join them for a new video every day!

learn more: https://www.amazementsquare.org/anywhere
2021 Dance with Chase Band
Saturday, May 15th, 7 – 11 PM
Family friendly dance with classic country music. Invite friends and come out to celebrate LIFE!

learn more: https://stayhappening.com/e/2021-dance-with-chase-band-E2ISTCUC9TE

Architectural Restoration Behind the Scenes Tours
May 23rd 11:00 am + May 24th, 11am + 2 pm(Recurring Event)
Explore the architectural design, history and restoration of Thomas Jefferson’s Palladian-style villa on this hour-long, behind-the-scenes tour guided by the architectural historian who has overseen the restoration since it began in 1989.
Tickets: $20 – $25

learn more: https://www.lynchburgvirginia.org/event/architectural-restoration-behind-the-scenes-tours-2/2021-05-23/

Lynchburg Prayer Meeting
Thursday, May 27th 2021, 7pm, Charley's Restaurant & Catering 

Please join us at our America Pray Now prayer meeting in Lynchburg as we pray for Lynchburg, Virginia, and America!

learn more: https://stayhappening.com/e/lynchburg-prayer-meeting-E2ISTH3BJG9

JUNE

Lynchburg Community Night Market
 June 1st , 4-8PM (Recurring Event) Lynchburg Community Market

Lynchburg Community Market is staying open late! Every Tuesday, June 1st through August 31st for a whole new lineup of farmers and producers. Stop inside and grab dinner from one of our restaurants, something neat from the Crafters Gallery, and visit the boutique shops for some great stuff!

learn more: https://www.lynchburgvirginia.org/event/tuesday-market/2021-06-15/

PLANTED 2021 - A Women's Gathering
Saturday, June 5, 2021, 10 AM

Planted will be an annual Women's Gathering containing a full-day event filled with activities, fellowship, two sermons, great food and so much more! Their goal is that each woman will walk out from Planted feeling refreshed, with growth, and fellowship!



learn more: https://www.facebook.com/events/2786870368193843

Cars & Coffee Lynchburg
Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 8-10 am 
Cars and Coffee Lynchburg (C&CLYH) is an informal bimonthly car show (bikes are welcome too!) for all car enthusiasts. It's all about passion! A great place to show off your ride & collaborate with other like-minded passionate car enthusiasts.


learn more: https://www.facebook.com/events/384817165850241/?event_time_id=384817192516905

Virtual Family Trivia
Friday, June 11, 2021 at 10:30 AM, online, FREE
Each Friday from June 11 through July 30 at 10:30 AM the library will be sharing a link to a custom-made Kahoot! family trivia challenge on their Facebook page.

learn more: https://www.facebook.com/events?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A%7D

The Evergreen Lavender Festival
June 19th, 2021, 11am-5pm
 
Music, food trucks, lavender ice cream, lavender lemonade, artisans, and lavender!! Come spend the day in the lavender fields and under the oaks visiting friends and making new ones.
Tickets must be purchased ahead.

learn more: https://www.facebook.com/events/465733288071582
1776, the Concert Musical
Thursday, June 24th- June 26th
 
Revel in the revolutionary spirt of America’s Founding Fathers at Poplar Forest’s presentation of 1776—the Tony Award-winning comedy by Sherman Edwards and Peter Stone based on the events leading up to the drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence.

learn more: https://www.poplarforest.org/event/1776-the-concert-musical-2021/
Riverfront Park Movies in the Park
June 4, 2021 , 9 PM (Recurring Event), Riverfront Park

Bring your family, friends, a blanket, or a chair and join us and for Movies in the Park!
Starting in June (and weather permitting), The Water Dog partnering with Nomad Movies to host "Movies in the Park" where Lynchburg residents and their families and friends can catch a fun, family-friendly flick under the stars at one of the city’s most beautiful parks, Riverfront Park!

learn more: https://www.facebook.com/events/1986965348122748

Lynchburg Museum First Friday
June 4th,  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm (Recurring Event), Lynchburg Museum
Visit the Lynchburg Museum during First Fridays to see what’s new on display!  The Museum is on the free trolley route that loops between participating attractions.

learn more: https://www.lynchburgvirginia.org/event/lynchburg-museum-first-friday/2021-06-04/
Jefferson Choral Society Presents: How Can I Keep From Singing
Sunday, June 6th, 3 & 7pm, Academy Center of the Arts
 
Jefferson Choral Society returns to LIVE indoor performance with two concerts of upbeat, inspiring tunes at the Academy Center of the Arts! Tickets: $18

learn more: https://academycenter.org/event/jcs-keep-from-singing/2021-06-06/2/
A² Truck Tour 2021
Saturday, June 12, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Amazement Square

Tow Trucks, Cranes, Propane Tanks OH MY! A FREE event that brings the wonder of big trucks to the downtown area! Explore each truck and speak with their operators to learn what they do and how they do it! This event will take place on Jefferson St and in the mosaic parking lot.

learn more: https://www.amazementsquare.org/master-calendar/trucktour

Ride 2 Save Lives
June 19, 2021, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Central Virginia Community College
 
The Virginia State Police would like to invite you to participate in a FREE motorcycle self assessment course. Ride your motorcycle as you learn and practice rider safety through the use of the S.I.P.D.E process.

learn more: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-ride-2-save-lives-motorcycle-assessment-course-june-19thlynchburg-tickets-145771176513
Snowflex Kids Day Camp
June 21st-25th, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre

Beginner friendly ski and snowboard day camp! Whether first time, or experienced skier/snowboarder this camp will be great for beginner to intermediate level kids.

learn more: https://www.activekids.com/lynchburg-va/winter-sports/skiing-camps/snowflex-day-camp-2021

The Sedalia Centers BBQ & Blues Festival
Sat, Jun 26th, 12 – 5 PM, Big Island, VA
 Teams from all across Virginia come out to compete, hoping to impress the judges with their BBQ and win some prizes. Vote for your favorite BBQ& listen to live music.

learn more: http://www.sedaliacenter.org/events/doc-mccabe-bluegrass-festival/

JULY

“Before The Works” Independence Day Festival
July 3rd, 7:00 am - 2:00 pm (Recurring Event)
Live Music,Food & Dessert Trucks, Vendors,Fireworks, & free Kid Zone.Multiple Bounce Houses, 65 Foot obstacle course, Bungee Trampoline, Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Balloon Artist, Touch-A-Truck, & More Kid Activities.

learn more: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/before-the-works-independence-day-festival-tickets-142387889009
Amazement Square Family Fun Night
Thursday, July 15, 2021, 6:00 PM  8:00 PM (recurring event)

Family fun night returns to Amazement Square during their Summer Splash Program, be sure to mark your calendars for these special nights!

learn more: https://www.amazementsquare.org/master-calendar/familyfun-88bbp-rpxtn
Saturday Market
July 10th, 7:00 am - 2:00 pm (Recurring Event)
Join the Community Market bright and early every Saturday for your favorite farmers, crafters, and producers.

learn more: http://lynchburgcommunitymarket.com/event/saturday-market-2/2021-07-10/
Academy Youth Theatre Presents: Sister Act Jr.
July 9-10th, Historic Academy Theatre
Originated Broadway musical, Sister Act Jr. is the feel-good musical comedy that will have audiences jumping to their feet! When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won’t be found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior.

learn more: https://academycenter.org/event/ayt-sister-act-jr/2021-07-09/
The Lynchburg Greater Virginia Bridal Show 
 Jul 25th , 1 – 4 PM, The Virginian
This is Lynchburg’s bridal show by Virginia Bride Magazine.

learn more: https://www.vabridemagazine.com/lynchburg-bridal-show-july-25-2021/
Lynchburg Hillcats vs. Carolina Mudcats 
July 30th, 6:30PM, Bank of the James Stadium 
See a game of AAA Baseball!

learn more: https://www.ticketsmarter.com/4618857/lynchburg-hillcats-vs-carolina-mudcats

AUGUST

MasterWorx Theater Presents: The Sound of Music
Saturday, August 19-21, 2021, Historic Academy Theatre

The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. This family favorite includes the well-known songs “My Favorite Things,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen,” “Climb Every Mountain,” and, of course, “The Sound of Music.”

learn more: https://academycenter.org/event/the-sound-of-music-1/2021-08-19/
Face the Forest 5K Obstacle Course Run
August 21st,  7:30 am - 12:00 pm, Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest
Test your mettle on a run through the hills, dales and woodlands of Poplar Forest with the Jamerson YMCA and Poplar Forest. The competition is open to families and teams of all ages and face the Forest entry fees support children’s educational programming at Poplar Forest and the Y’s annual campaign.

learn more: https://www.lynchburgvirginia.org/event/face-the-forest-5k-obstacle-course-run-4/
The Agee Family Show
Aug. 21st, 2021, 9:00 AM, Central Baptist Church
The Agee Family consists of Mom, Dad, and five children. Everyone sings; everyone plays instruments. We travel full-time for one purpose: to worship and glorify God through the Lord Jesus Christ in Spirit and in truth.

learn more: https://www.bandsintown.com/e/102509141-the-agee-family-at-central-baptist-church?came_from=255&utm_medium=web&utm_source=artist_page&utm_campaign=event
Annual Riverfront Chalk Festival & Art Contest 2021
Saturday, August 21, 2021, 10:00 AM  2:00 PM

Come enjoy live music, food trucks, and activities while soaking up the last moments of summer at Amazement Square’s Annual Riverfront Chalk Festival & Art Contest! Artists of all ages, backgrounds and abilities are invited to register for the chalk art contest and compete for coveted prizes. Amazement Square will also open its doors for just $5 per person ALL DAY!

learn more: https://www.amazementsquare.org/master-calendar/annual-riverfront-chalk-festival-y2zzg
Our Hearts are at Home- Gathering For Parents
Saturday, August 28, 2021, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM, GCC Rivermont

We hope you will be encouraged as you connect with others who are traveling the same journey, learn from each other, discover helpful resources, and experience the comfort that Jesus gives.

learn more: https://ourheartsarehome.org/gatherings/lynchburg