Author Archive: Michelle Shirk

Michelle Shirk is the Director of Youth and Family Ministries at Trinity. Michelle joined the Trinity team in 2005 and currently directs our children and youth programs, organizes our Christian education efforts, and leads local and international mission trips for all ages.

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Trinity Day at the Beach – July 19th

Trinity Day at the Beach – July 19th

Team Trinity is heading to the beach! All ages are invited to join us for this fun and fabulous day with your church family. We will depart from Trinity at 7:00 am and carpool to Ocean City, New Jersey.  Jr. and Sr. High youth may attend with a permission slip; all other children and youth […]

Posted in: Adults
Alive for Jr. High Youth Coming This Fall!

Alive for Jr. High Youth Coming This Fall!

Attention current 5th-7th grade teens and families: Alive for Jr. High is coming!  We spend the weekend of September 22-24 in the beautiful outdoors with friends from all over the synod.  Don’t miss it! We will depart Trinity on Friday afternoon around 4:30 pm and eat a packed dinner along the way.  After Sunday worship, […]

Posted in: Youth
Summer Camp – Trinity Pays Half the Cost!

Summer Camp – Trinity Pays Half the Cost!

At Trinity, we are blessed to have two wonderful Lutheran Camps available to us. Nawakwa in Arendtsville, and Camp Kirchenwald in Colebrook. These camps are both safe, nurturing locations that offer a wide variety of themes to make any kid happy. Take this important step for your child – send them to camp and teach […]

Posted in: Children, Youth
Celebration Sunday – Graduates, Confirmands, Last Day of ROC

Celebration Sunday – Graduates, Confirmands, Last Day of ROC

Celebrate with us on Sunday, May 21st as we applaud our teens who have met these big milestones of their lives! A reception will be held at 9:45 am in the Fellowship Hall where we will honor this year’s graduates and confirmands. Affirmation of Baptism will take place at the 11:00 service; graduates will be […]

Posted in: Children, Youth
Festival of the Arts – Sunday, May 14th

Festival of the Arts – Sunday, May 14th

Be a part of a day set aside to celebrate the arts! Our Tween “Storytelling through the Arts” students will have their favorite Biblical creations on display while younger youth serve special treats and snacks. Our adult artists will have their works on display in the sanctuary. Don’t miss this fun day filled with stunning […]

Posted in: Worship
VBS Is Coming! – It’s Time To Register!

VBS Is Coming! – It’s Time To Register!

Registration for this favorite week of summer is live and ready to go! Children ages 3 (as of June 19) through grade 5 are invited to help us find peace, love, and joy on June 19-22. Click here to register your children today! Volunteers are very-much needed. You can sign up to assist at the […]

Posted in: Children
We’re Heading to Houston!  National Gathering Meeting – May 7th

We’re Heading to Houston! National Gathering Meeting – May 7th

The countdown to Houston is on! Join us on Sunday, May 7 at 9:45 am in the fellowship hall for an overview of the National Youth Gathering. This trip is a once-in-a-lifetime for most of our youth and they will not forget the experience. Together with 40,000 Lutheran youth and adults from around the country […]

Posted in: Youth
BOLD Closing Program & Ice Cream Party – April 19th at 6:30PM

BOLD Closing Program & Ice Cream Party – April 19th at 6:30PM

Every year we wrap up BOLD with memories from the year past and ice cream sundaes! Join us on Wednesday, April 19th for a fun evening with friends and family. Our night will begin at 6:30 pm in the fellowship hall and be activity-based. Everyone will get to try out fun storytelling techniques from the […]

Posted in: Youth
Don’t Let Your Kids Miss Summer Camp!  Camp Sunday – April 2nd

Don’t Let Your Kids Miss Summer Camp! Camp Sunday – April 2nd

Summer camp = fun, games, outdoors, new friends, learning, and so much more! Yet so many of our kids never get to experience these life-changing programs. Yes, sending your child to camp can be a scary thing, we understand. As you look to summer remember that this experience builds extremely important character traits in your […]

Posted in: Children
Summer Camp is Coming!  Hesitant to Send Your Kids?  Read On…

Summer Camp is Coming! Hesitant to Send Your Kids? Read On…

Summer camp = fun, games, outdoors, new friends, learning, and so much more! Yet so many of our kids never get to experience these life-changing programs. Yes, sending your child to camp can be a scary thing, we understand. As you look to summer remember that this experience builds extremely important character traits in your […]

Posted in: Children
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