Welcome to Youth Group!
Youth Group is for anyone, grades 4-12, who wants to learn more about their faith, find a supportive community, serve their community, and have fun while doing it.
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Bear Creek Camp
Bear Creek Camp is located just outside of Wilkes-Barre, PA, and is one of the largest Lutheran-based camps in our area. Our Ambassador to Bear Creek Camp is Mrs. Maria Ahner. Trinity is an active participant and financial supporter in the year-round programs of Bear Creek Camp. One week summer camp scholarships are available each year from Trinity. More information and applications may be obtained by contacting Mrs. Ahner through the church office at (610) 377-4303 or via email at email@example.com
TEY (Theological Education for Youth)
TEY is a program that is overseen by the Lutheran Seminary at Philadelphia and Gettysburg. Youth from 9th through 12th grade may apply to be accepted into this one-week overnight program. TEY is designed to amplify the faith and witness of high school youth as gifted leaders and theologians. TEY has been in existence for over ten years offering transforming events with youth usually held on a Lutheran college campus. Those who are accepted will receive a full scholarship offered by the Special Gifts Committee at Trinity. More information about this life-changing program for Youth is obtainable by contacting Pastor Moore through the church office at (610) 377-4303, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by emailing Chelle Huth, Director of TEY, at chuth@Ltsg.edu
. Brochures are also available from the Christian Education Office at Trinity.
Learning Ministries Day
Each year, all of our Christian Education staff, any high school youth or adult member in good standing of Trinity are invited to attend this annual synod wide event, usually held in late winter or early spring. Workshops are led by professional ministry folks from all over our synod territory. This is a fun filled day of learning new and exciting things going on around the synod. A different guest speaker each year and lunch is also provided along with the workshops. To learn more information about this day and how to obtain an application, please contact the church office at (610) 377-4303 or via email at email@example.com
Many activities are available for youth in 5th-12th grades, including snow tubing, Bear Creek Camp events, Dorney Park passes, Hershey Park passes, Cabin Fever Day, Lutheran Youth Fellowship (LYF of NE PA Synod) retreats, and the triennial ELCA Youth Gatherings. In September 2017, we welcomed Vicar Rich Bergen, an intern from the United Lutheran Seminary in Philadelphia, who will lead our youth as part of his internship responsibilities. For more information about the Youth program at Trinity, please contact Vicar Rich at (610) 377-4303 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org