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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Souperbowl / Youth Sunday

Souperbowl / Youth Sunday

We will be supporting the Mount Joy Food Bank on Super Bowl Sunday, February 13, 2022! On this Sunday, please bring in non-perishable food items and/or monetary donations to help our community. Trinity kids of all ages – we need you to be part of this day! There are volunteer positions at all services and […]

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Valentine’s BOLD

Valentine’s BOLD

Wednesday evening Children and Youth programs continue: 5:45 PM Sr. High Supper Club (9th – 12th grade) 6:15 PM Children’s Choir (K-5th grade) 6:45 PM BOLD Program (K-8th grade) On February 9th, BOLD classes will create Valentines for local Nursing homes, enjoy Valentine’s treats, play games, and more! Remember to register your child(ren) for Trinity’s […]

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Sr. High Late Night

Sr. High Late Night

Sr. High youth and friends are invited to join us for a spectacular night of food and fun! We’ll meet in the fellowship hall from 5:00 to 11:00 pm for this lock-in event. We’ll begin with dinner followed by games of man hunt and Capture the Flag. Yummy treats will round out the night. Pre-registration […]

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Epiphany House Blessing Kits

Epiphany House Blessing Kits

Epiphany (also known as Twelfth Night) marks the occasion of a time-honored Christian tradition of “chalking the doors” and blessing the home. Your family can take part in this tradition by ordering an Epiphany Blessings Kit! BOLD children and youth will assemble these kits on January 5th, and they will be delivered to homes on […]

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Jr. High Late Night
By November 10, 2021 0 Comments Read More →

Jr. High Late Night

Youth in grades 6 through 8 and friends are invited to join us for a late-night, lock-in event at Trinity! We’ll gather on Friday, December 10 from 7 to 11 pm in the Fellowship Hall for Capture the Flag, Man-Hunt, Christmas cookies, late-night pizza, and more. We can’t wait to see you! Registration is required: https://trinitylutheran.shelbynextchms.com/…/3fe0a002… […]

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Family Advent Night

Family Advent Night

Get ready for the first Christmas cookie of the season! Families will gather for Advent activities, calendars, and more on Wednesday, November 17th in the Fellowship Hall. We’ll meet from 6:45 to 7:45 pm. Children’s Choir will rehearse at normal times. Sr. High Supper Club will begin as usual at 5:45 pm. Other BOLD youth […]

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BOLD Harvest Party

BOLD Harvest Party

It’s a favorite fall tradition at Trinity! Join us on Wednesday, October 27 for pumpkin decorating, harvest games, and caramel apples. K-8 will meet in the Fellowship Hall from 6:45 to 7:45 pm. Sr. High will meet at normal time and location (5:45-7:15 drop-in at Trinity Place). No need to sign up – just show […]

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Fall Hike Night & Picnic
By September 30, 2021 0 Comments Read More →

Fall Hike Night & Picnic

Explore God’s beautiful world with youth group friends on Wednesday, October 6 from 5:30 to 6:45 pm. RSVPs are due by 10 am that day. Register at this link: https://trinitylutheran.shelbynextchms.com/…/07749510… Grades K-12 and parents are invited for a simple picnic dinner and a nature walk on the Girl Scout Trail at the East Donegal Township Chickies […]

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First Day of ROC (Raised on Christ)
By September 2, 2021 0 Comments Read More →

First Day of ROC (Raised on Christ)

ROC – Raised on Christ – is Trinity’s version of “Sunday School.” We welcome children age two through 12th grade to participate in our classes which begin on Sunday, September 19th for the 2021-22 term.  Please register for our program at: https://trinitylutheran.shelbynextchms.com/external/form/b64f19d9-9613-401e-99fc-225afd4d7fe5 We will celebrate the first day of ROC for our two year olds […]

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TrinOlympics Has Returned!

TrinOlympics Has Returned!

Come and “Unite” with friends as we kick off another amazing youth year! All ages will begin and end in Trinity’s Fellowship Hall on Wednesday, September 15th (6:30 PM – 7:45 PM). We can’t wait to see you for fun games and activities. Any adults interested in helping for this event, please contact Michelle Shirk.

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Fourth Grade Bible Presentation

Fourth Grade Bible Presentation

Trinity fourth grade students will receive their first full Bible from the church on Sunday, September 12th, at the worship service of the families choice. Please join us for this important milestone! Contact Michelle Shirk should there be any questions.

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Jr. High ALiVE Registration

Jr. High ALiVE Registration

ALiVE is our annual synod middle-school retreat for grades 6-8, scheduled for September 24-26, 2021, at Camp Nawakwa. Congregations from across our synod gather with their adult advisors and youth for an early fall weekend that includes large group gatherings with singing led by our ALiVE Alumni Band, theme-centered videos and stories, and games, interspersed […]

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ELCA Youth Gathering Meeting

ELCA Youth Gathering Meeting

Every three years, 30,000 high school youth and their adult leaders from across the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America gather for a week of faith formation known as the ELCA Youth Gathering. Through days spent in interactive learning, worship, Bible study, service and fellowship, young people grow in faith and are challenged and inspired to […]

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ROC for Tweens & Teens: Fruits of the Spirit

Create a “free art” project to kick off the summer and remind us how to live as a Christian!

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