Pancake Breakfast 2015

Going to the Gurley Christmas Parade and interested in a great breakfast? Stop by for our 3rd annual pancake breakfast.

Where: Stop by for Breakfast @ Gurley Cumberland Presbyterian Church – see map 

When: Saturday, December 12, 7:30am-9:30am

Pancakes, Sausage, Coffee, Juice, Etc… Suggested Donation – $6.00 for people 6 and up.            All donations will benefit our Christian Education Facility Fund.                                                      For additional information use our contact form  

Swim Party Youth Event – August 2014

When: Friday August 1st
Time: 6-8 pm
Where: Gurley Pool – Click Here

Who doesn’t like a good pool party. On top of that we are going to have grilled hot dogs, chips, drinks, and goodies. This party is available to kids and friends of the church.

This is the last youth event before school starts so don’t miss out. We look forward to seeing a bunch of kids there. If you are interested in joining us we will have a sign up sheet in the annex building. We are limited to 20 swimmers but if we have more I can make arrangements for a second lifeguard.



Robert Donnell Presbytery – Church Camp 2014

Dates: 7/7 – 7/11

The kids of GCPC and the entire Robert Donnell Presbytery completed church camp and everyone had a blast. The instructors made small group time fun and engaging with the kids. There were many different activities that made church camp exciting – canoeing, rock wall climbing, and swimming. We have some great pictures and feel free to share with friends and family.

Also, I would like to thank our GCPC members and our sister churches for helping with church camp.

GCPC Driving Crew: Buck, Hayes, Lisa, Stacia, and Jenna
GCPC Church Camp Leaders – Beth and Irene

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GCPC VBS Play – Video

It’s Going to be a…….Terrific Tuesday! JUNE 24, 2014       9:00 AM-1:00 PM GURLEY CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  225 Section Line Road, Gurley Al. All children age 3 years through grade 3 are invited to attend this one day event that will focus on the story of DANIEL in the LION’S DEN. There will be a play presentation in a “LION”S DEN,” Crafts and games. Lunch will be served. For more information to to arrange for needed transportation, please call the church office @ (256) 776-2331 or email  

Gavin Dendy and Jenna Bradley Wedding

Congratulations Gavin and Jenna!

Married June 7th, 2014 

GCPC is proud to be a part of this wedding and want to wish Gavin and Jenna the best on their new journey together.

Also, congratulations to the parents:

Mike & Stacia Bradley, parents of Jenna Bradley

Rick & Suzy Adams, parents of Gavin Dendy

Wedding Video

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Fall Creek Falls Youth Event

WHEN: 10/9-10/12
Where: Fall Creek Falls – Tennessee

The youth event for October is a trip to Fall Creek Falls in Tennessee. Since it is over fall break, reservations need to be made now. Cabins are already full, but there are still plenty of sites at the campground and rooms at the Inn available. If you’re interested in going, I recommend making reservations sooner versus later.
Here is a link to the park’s website:
To reserve a room at the Inn, call 1-423-881-5241 or go to
We will be there Thursday, Oct. 9-Sunday, Oct. 12 and most of the church group is planning to be in campsites located in area A.  I hope some of you can join us for some, if not all, of the days. We will work out more details when we get closer to the date; I just wanted to get this info out so people can plan and make reservations if they were interested.

Cathedral Caverns Youth Event

When: Sunday, June 22 @ 12:00 pm (rain or shine!)
Where: Cathedral Caverns

Update: We had 54 people for the picnic and 48 for the cave tour. It was a great turnout and the kids had loads of fun. We can’t wait for our next youth event. This is such a great success because we have wonderful people supporting our youth.

Thank you to everyone that helped to make this a success.

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We are going to meet at Cathedral Caverns and have a hotdog/hambuger cookout at the pavilion. After lunch we are going to take a 1.5 hour cave tour. This is a youth event, but it’s open to the church family. The more people the merrier and we look forward to seeing everyone.

If we have 25 or more people interested in the cave tour, we will get a private tour at 1:45. If we have less than that, we will tag on with the public tour at 1:15 or 2:15. We will be getting a group rate of $10 per adult; kids will be covered by our youth funds. We are also asking each family to contribute a side item, bag of chips, or dessert for the cookout. Remember that even though this is a “youth event,” everyone is invited. It is a good chance for our church youth to build relationships with each other and the adults in our congregation. Look for the signup sheet in the annex.

Cathedral Caverns

Fishing Trip Youth Event

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We had a great time and the kids had a lot of fun. We look forward to having you join us next time.

When: Saturday 5/10 @ 9:30 am – leaving at 9:45 am
Where: Meet at the Annex

Get ready to catch some big catfish. We are going to go fishing on the Tennessee river. If you don’t like to fish there is plenty of biking and hiking too. You can bring your fishing poles and I guarantee you are going to catch some fish. We’ll bring stuff for sandwiches, snacks, and drinks.

Let me know if you want to go so we can plan accordingly. This trip is open for youth and adults.

Last year’s catch:catfishTrip

Walls of Jericho Youth Trip

We had a great trip to the walls of Jericho in North Alabama (3/22/14). There were 16 people that joined us and the weather was perfect. Here are some pictures of the trip…

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Here are the original pictures – click here