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Student Ministry

Welcome to Trinity's Student Ministry!

This is a great place to start if you are new to Charlottesville or to TPC and are interested in learning a bit more about what the high school and middle school students at our church are up to. Ben Melchers is our Director of Student Ministry. Meet Ben.

Want to receive our weekly Student Ministry newsletter? Send your name and email to Ben.

Student Breakfast is a time for middle school and high school students to gather downstairs in the TPC gym between Sunday morning services for breakfast and an engaging discussion-based Bible study. This is a great opportunity for students to dive deeper into Christian community and God’s Word. Join us from 10–11 on Sunday mornings.

Sunday Night Fellowship 
SNF takes place Sundays from 5–7:30pm during the school year. Committing to make SNF a fixture in your schedule is a decision you won't regret.

UPCOMING EVENTS—full calendar here
Friday, August 18—Family Picnic, 5:30–8:30pm (see below)
Saturday, August 26—All-Church Work Day, 9am–noon
Sunday, September 3—Student Breakfast, 10–11am, gym; SNF, 5–7:30pm, gym
Friday, September 8–Sunday, September 10—MODGNIK! (see below)

Family Picnic at Darden Towe Park
Join us on Friday, August 18, anytime from 5:30–8:30pm at Darden Towe Park for a night of food, fellowship, and fun! We'll be celebrating the end of summer with some yummy food, friendly kickball competition, and enjoying one another's company! Come hear how the Lord was at work this summer as well as our plans for the coming year. And meet our incoming Student Ministry Fellow, Elise Hearne.

If you plan on joining us, RSVP to Ben by 8/16 so that we know how much food to order. We will provide the main dish (both fried and baked chicken) and jugs of water. We ask that you and your family bring a side dish or dessert to share! You can sign up for what you plan to bring on this sheet here. We plan to play a students vs. parents kickball game! Feel free to bring any picnic/field games you have as well.

WHO: All Trinity and Hope students and their families
WHAT: An evening of fun, food, and fellowship
WHEN: Friday, August 18 | 5:30–8:30pm
WHERE: The picnic shelter at the back of Darden Towe Park (1445 Darden Towe Park, Charlottesville, VA)
COST: Free! We do ask that you bring a side or dessert to share though!

Don't forget to RSVP by 8/15!

Modgnik Middle School Retreat 2017
Friday, September 8, 5:30pm—Sunday, September 10, 1:30pm
Who: Rising 6th, 7th & 8th graders (non-Trinity/Hope friends are welcome!)
What: Modgnik is a retreat where 6th–8th graders from churches all around Virginia gather, enjoy tons of games and events, relax with with old and new friends, and are challenged to live for Christ in His kingdom, a kingdom that often looks backwards from this world. RUF Campus Minister from William and Mary Ben Robertson is teaching.
Where: YoungLife’s Rockbridge Alum Springs Camp in Goshen, VA (a little over an hour from Charlottesville)
Cost: $140 (including travel, meals, and shirt), $25 deposit due by August 31

*We are offering a sibling discount to families who have more than one student going. The first registration will be the full $140, but each additional sibling is only $90.
**During registration for retreats and conferences, families often offer to make additional contributions to assist with our scholarship fund. If you would like to serve in this way please make the appropriate selection in the drop-down menu during registration. If you have questions or would like to contribute by another method, please contact Ben.

Departure: Friday, September 8. Meet at Trinity at 5:30 and leave no later than 6pm on a charter bus (please eat before you arrive)
Return: Sunday, September 10, 1:30 pm at TPC

Complete this form and secure your spot by August 23!

*This year, due to the huge growth of Modgnik over the years, they are limiting the total number of guaranteed spots that each church can register for to 50. While that may seem like a lot, we have taken 60–70 people in past years, so PLEASE DON'T WAIT TO REGISTER! These spots will go quickly!