The Gathering Place is a community-based student leadership development organization that has served the youth of the southeast since 1981. Annually, The Gathering Place reaches thousands of Middle School, High School, and College age students through a variety of programs such as mentor groups, large outreach events and internships. The ministry of The Gathering Place works towards unity within diversity and unites churches, para-church ministries, schools and other community groups around one cause: to raise up strong Christian leaders who will have an impact on their communities and the world. The GP is a 501(c3) not for profit organization and is underwritten by families, individuals, foundations, businesses, and local churches throughout the region.
CONVERGE is the college ministry of The Gathering Place on the campus of the College of Coastal Georgia. Some of the most significant and complex life transitions happen during the college years. Converge exists to help college students to encounter the authentic love of Jesus and grow in Biblical truth as they go through these transitions.