Holy Trinity Parish youth ministries include: Sunday Formation classes, Wednesday night suppers, annual pilgrimages, and church & community activities within the HTP, Episcopal, and greater Atlanta communities.
2018 Youth Events
HTP Youth Calendar Winter/ Spring 2018
2/2-2/4: New Beginnings 39, Camp Mikell (6th- 8th graders)
New Beginnings is a unique weekend designed to address concerns and needs of youth in grades 6-8th. The weekend includes music, talks given by high school team, small groups, skits, and plenty of fellowship. (registration deadline 1/31)
2/7 Wednesday Night Dinner, 6:30-8pm
2/13 Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper– 5:30-7:30pm – hosted by the youth and youth parents
We need a couple of folks to volunteer to cook bacon and sausage this Sunday so it can just be reheated on Tuesday. We also need youth and adults to help with set up, serving and clean up from 5-8 pm. Please email me your availability.
2/14 Ash Wednesday Service – No Wednesday Night Dinner – Services at 7am, Noon, and 7pm
2/11 Dismantling Racism Youth Curriculum: Parent Meeting, 1pm in the Youth Rooms
Please come learn about the curriculum and sign your youth up. Youth must be able to attend all three sessions and parents must attend parent meeting.
Course dates: 3/4, 3/11 & 3/18 – 5pm-8pm– Youth Rooms
Please note the date change. Youth must be pre-registered and commit to attend all three sessions. Dinner provided.
2/16-2/18 Happening @ Camp Mikell (9th -12th graders)
2/21 Wednesday Night, serving dinner at Hagar’s House 5pm-8pm
Youth will cook dinner at HTP and then we will carpool and serve dinner. Drop youth off at 5pm at HTP. Please pick up your youth at Hagar’s house.
2/25 English Tea – Tisdale Hall
Funds from ticket sales are donated to Decatur area outreach ministries. Youth (parents also welcome!) will support this ministry by volunteering to be servers, dishwashers, etc. Volunteers are needed from 1:30pm- 6pm. We ask that everyone wear dark pants or skirts and a white top and comfortable shoes!
2/28 Wednesday Night Dinner, 6:30-8pm
3/7 Wednesday Night Dinner, 6:30-8pm
3/14 Wednesday Night Dinner, 6:30-8pm
3/18 Diocesan Confirmation at the Cathedral, 4pm
Contact Mother Jenna for more details at , especially if you or your youth would like to be confirmed or received into the Episcopal Church.
3/21 Wednesday Night Dinner, 6:30-8pm
3/25 No Sunday School – Palm Sunday
3/25 Sunday Night Dinner; Decatur Scavenger Hunt 5-8pm- Tisdale Hall
3/28 No Wednesday Night Dinner
3/29 Maundy Thursday 7pm service-
Youth will help with the foot washing part of the service.
3/30 Good Friday services Noon & 7pm, Children & Youth 4pm
3/31 Easter Vigil Service - 8pm
If 10 youth (any 10) are in attendance at all three Triduum services, we will celebrate with an ice cream social in addition to the glory of the resurrection.
4/1 No Sunday School – Easter Sunday
4/4 No Wednesday Night Dinner
4/11 Wednesday Night Dinner, 6:30-8pm
4/15 Sunday Night Dinner, 6-8 pm
4/18 Wednesday Night Dinner, 6:30-8pm
4/22 Sunday Night Dinner, 6-8 pm
4/25 Wednesday Night Dinner, 6:30-8pm
4/29 Youth Sunday – More details to come soon
4/29 Sunday Night Dinner; Dance Party 6-8 pm
5/2 Wednesday Night Dinner, 6:30-8pm
5/6 HTP Work Day – After the 10:30 service
Wear your work clothes to church and stay and help clean and fix up our church.
5/6 Sunday Night Dinner, 6-8 pm
5/9 Wednesday Night Dinner, 6:30-8pm
5/10 Ascension – 6:30pm on the plaza- Stations of the resurrection followed by Holy Eucharist
5/13 Sunday Night Dinner, 6-8 pm
5/16 Wednesday Night Dinner, 6:30-8pm
5/20 Sunday Night Dinner, 6-8 pm
5/23 Wednesday Night, serving dinner at Hagar’s House 5pm-8pm
Youth will cook dinner at HTP and then we will carpool and serve dinner. Drop youth off at 5pm at HTP. Please pick up your youth at Hagar’s house at 8pm.
5/27 Trinity Sunday Service at 9:45 am, Picnic following the service
Complete with live music, bounce houses, and lunch. Great day to invite friends. Note there is only one church service at 9:45am this day.
Theme: All God’s Creation
- Tuesday May 29 – Sunday June 3
- Tuesday June 5 – Sunday June 10
- Tuesday June 12 – Sunday June 17
- Tuesday June 19 – Sunday June 24
Pilgrimage 2018 Dates
At this link , parents please choose the dates your youth is available, as soon as possible.
Steps to Lead - A Youth Leadership Retreat June 8-10 - NO COST
Our work is teaching about what it means to lead like Jesus, how we can lead in the secular world we are a part of, and what are the next step to take in order to live into who Jesus calls us to be. The target ages are rising 10th, 11th, 12th, and those graduating in May of 2017. We will travel together and stay at the St. Christopher's Camp and Conference Center in South Carolina. Sign up here at this link. Apply By March 11th.
6/18-6/22 VBS 6pm-830pm- Holy Trinity Parish Tisdale Hall
June 24-27: atlSERVE
We invite all youth to participate in this incredible week of service that provides youth with the opportunity to live into our Diocesan Purpose Statement and to service compassionately throughout Atlanta and it's metros. The service work incudes working in a community garden, serving breakfast and lunch to the homeless, delivering meals to children and sorting food donations. Sign up here at this link.
Ways to help
❥ Be a carpool driver
❥ Volunteer to provide meals for Weds Night Dinners. Sign up for meals.
❥ Donate these lunch items for Church of the Common Ground by Tuesday, December 12:
❥ 160 slices of Turkey
❥ 80 slices of American cheese
❥ 80 boxed raisins
❥ 80 SOFT granola bars
❥ 80 packet of drink thing
❥ 80 Bottled water
Permission Slip Requests
For youth who haven't submitted a permission/medical form, they can be found here. Completed forms may be emailed to me, left in my mailbox or outside my office door. I only need one slip, which will cover events for the entire year. Please submit by Decemeber 3.
Yours in Christ,
Nancy (and the Holy Trinity youth team)
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