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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Easter Egg Hunt: Candy and Plastic Eggs Needed

Easter Egg Hunt: Candy and Plastic Eggs Needed

Eggs & Candy Needed for this year’s Egg Hunt by Sunday, March 27. Our Donation Goal is: 1050 Plastic Eggs 3150 Pieces of Wrapped Candy The Egg Hunt will be held at Little Chiques Park in Mount Joy on Wednesday, April 13. Watch our media platforms for additional Egg Hunt information.  

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Family Hike & Picnic

Family Hike & Picnic

Celebrate spring and join us for a family picnic and hike on the Girl Scout Trail! (East Donegal Township Chickies Day Use Area, 1467 Long Lane, Columbia) We’ll gather at 6:00 pm on March 30 for a picnic dinner, then hike the beautiful trail together. Family and friends of all ages are invited! Please register […]

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Jr. High Retreat

Jr. High Retreat

Join us for a fun weekend in the great outdoors at Camp Mount Luther! “Surfing the Waves” will help us think through ways we can keep moving forward when times get tough. “I can do everything through Him who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13. The weekend will be filled with games, activities, great food, and […]

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Flower Designing for Tweens
By February 21, 2022 0 Comments Read More →

Flower Designing for Tweens

We have a great day coming for our “Storytelling through the Arts” Grades 4&5 ROC class! Don’t miss Sunday, March 6th when Jill Erb from Floral Designs of Mount Joy will join us. It’s a favorite! (Class meets normal time and location.)

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Jr. High Service Series
By February 21, 2022 0 Comments Read More →

Jr. High Service Series

Trinity has put together a Service Series for our Jr. High! Several years of Covid have taken away the opportunity for our teens to help others. Join us for these great Sundays at our normal ROC times! (The class will meet in the Fellowship Hall for these events.) March 6th: Opening Breakfast (separate sign up […]

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Ash Wednesday for Children & Youth
By February 17, 2022 0 Comments Read More →

Ash Wednesday for Children & Youth

March 2nd, Ash Wednesday Schedule for Children, Youth, and Adults: 5:30 pm: Soup Supper for All and Sr. High Supper Club in the Fellowship Hall 6:45 pm: K-12 Service in Sanctuary 7:00 pm: Adult Service in Sanctuary; K-12 in Fellowship Hall BOLD ends promptly at 7:45 pm and includes henna tattoos, jelly bean prayer jar […]

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Rise Against Hunger Meal Packing
By February 17, 2022 0 Comments Read More →

Rise Against Hunger Meal Packing

Trinity’s meal-packing event with Rise Against Hunger continues this February! Join us on Wednesday, February 23 for a night of service with families and friends. Together we will package over 10,000 meals to help people facing crises around the world. Children aged five and up as well as adults of all ages are welcomed to […]

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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 Game Day

Sr. High Game Day

Sr. High youth and friends are invited to join us for a spectacular evening of food and fun on Sunday, February 27th! We’ll meet in the fellowship hall from 5:30 to 9:00 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 […]

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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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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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