Trinity Youth Ministry: TYM (pronounced “time”) is open to all students in grades 6-12!

Youth Group meets on Sunday nights from 5-6:30 PM in Trinity Hall. Join us!

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Sharing HOPE Night, Sunday, December 3, from 4 – 5:30 PM

A NEW Event celebrating the first Sunday in Advent and the New Christian Year by sharing HOPE serving others and warm fellowship. We will begin with stations where we can create, assemble or wrap items to benefit those around Richmond. Activities will include making dog toys, assembling ornaments for retirement home residents, creating cards for the homebound, wrapping socks for the homeless, building boxes to take home as reminder to bring foods for Shearbourne, tying & stuffing fleece pillows for kids. We will be able to take an Advent Prayer Walk through the halls. Around 5 PM we will gather to share a wassail punch and winter soup & warm bread.

The event will close by gobbling our own decorated cookies. $3 per person/$10 per family. Contact Leila Denton Ldenton@trinityumc.net.

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In preparation for the event, we are asking for donations to help us share:

  • Socks
  • Left over Halloween candy
  • Tennis balls
  • Pinecones
  • Large pieces of fleece
  • Fiber fill for pillows

 

A small group of students attended a trip down to Blacksburg, VA to learn more about social justice and the importance of love. The speakers for the weekend focused on three main areas, refugee relocation, homelessness, and the importance of clean water. After hearing the speakers shared about their work in each of these areas, we split up into workshop that focused on those areas.

During these workshops we were challenged to visualize what it would be like to be fleeing our country, without a home, or without clean water. All of the groups began to understand how much is lost in each of these dire situations. This time spent learning about different ways to #LoveJusticeDoMercy gave us a new perspective on what we can do in our community.

Teens, nowadays! It’s not a new phenomenon that adults are befuddled by the choices teens make. For example, twenty-one Trinity teenagers and seven chaperones recently spent a week of their summer vacation in Boston serving the poor, the hungry, the homeless and the mourning. They chopped onions for a feeding ministry, they moved boxes for a housing ministry, they visited with the homeless who wanted nothing more than a conversation, and engaged with people who had lost loved ones.

A typical day meant rising before dawn, driving 2 miles away for a shower, squeezing in a quick breakfast,
preparing for the day with a devotion, and Read more

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