The goal of Trinity's Youth Ministry are young people
- for whom faith in Jesus is an integral part of their life,
- who have a sense of passion and adventure in their faith journey,
- who are compelled to lovingly interact with and serve the world in God’s name
- who are a part of an authentic, embracing community, and
- who use Scripture as a regular source of encouragement and challenge in their faith
Youth ministry the“Trinity way” means strong emphasis on:
- intergenerational relationships
- authentic conversations
HERE IS WHAT WE DO
1. Sunday Morning Worship & Fellowship: High school and middle school youth gather together at 10:15 AM to engage with Scripture, to pray for each other, enter into discussions and sing.
2. LIFE Groups: Small, age and gender specific groups that meet 2-4 times a monthwith ad adult leader to share their LIVES with each other and to learn to LIVE out the Gospel.
3. Monthly Hang Out Nights: Hosted in homes, at church or at an event venue, these nights include dinner, games and other fun activities, like LaserQuest.
4. Service Opportunities: Once a month we take a break from the LIFE groups to work on a service project, like volunteering at a food bank or baking cookies for out TAP kids.
5. Catechumenate: A year long journey of examining the tenants of the Christian faith culminating in the invitation to make a public profession of one's faith and become an voting member of the Trinity community. Typically the Catechumenate is for high school freshmen or older.
6. Middle Schoolers Tutors: Volunteering for weekly literacy tutoring of 1st-3rd grade students as a part of Trinity's Afterschool Program (TAP).
7. UNITE! Winter Retreat at Tall Timber in Leavenworth (Dec 27-30, 2016): A multi-church youth retreat from churches in the Seattle-Tacoma area. This year's speaker is Tali Hairston of The John Perkins Center. Scholarships are available.
8. Summer Servant Adventure in Idaho (June 24-30, 2017): tIncoming 8th graders and up are invited to Shoshone for missions work while younger youth serve at Lutherhaven.
9. Fundraisers: Opportunities to raise funds through babysitting, Christmas Wreath Sales or Spring Hanging Baskets are available to help defray the costs of the retreat.
Interested in learning more or getting involved? Touch base with Julia Corbett, Trinity's Children, Youth and Family Director.