Youth Faith Formation

Child Faith Development

Youth are a Vital Part of the Church Today

Trinity has many Faith Formation programs including fun events that educate kids about God’s love for them and the world. From toddlers to teens, there’s an age-appropriate program for each stage in a child’s faith development.

Children's Church

Trinity provides two opportunities for Elementary-aged youth and under.  Once or twice a month, during worship, we offer Children’s Church where youth, after the Children’s Sermon, hear the lessons and theme for the day at their level with adult volunteers.  The youth then return to worship at the time of the Offering. View the Fall 2023 Children’s Church schedule here.

On the 3rd Sunday of the month, we offer LIFT, an Intergenerational Sunday School at 10:45am that includes snack, craft, singing, physical activity, and more.  Its always a fun time.  All kids are welcome to participate, whether they are member of Trinity or a visitor.

Confirmation

Confirmation ministry is a three-year rotation using the coLABorate™ curriculum created by Spark House through Augsburg Fortress Press, the printing arm of the ELCA. Each year, the students will explore:

  • the Bible
  • the Small Catechism
  • Lutheran history and teaching.

We are blessed with a dynamic team of dedicated volunteer teachers who are committed to this ministry.

The Scope and Sequence of the three-year rotation is available Here. Confirmation meets every 1st and 4th Sundays of the month from after worship until 12:45pm!

Youth Groups

Trinity’s Youth Ministry is led by our Coordinator of Youth Faith Formation. Our youth groups typically gather for fellowship and fun group activities at least one time a month, but sometimes more often.  The groups include:

High School
9th-12th grade

Middle School
6th-8th grade

Elementary
K-5th grade

Day Camp

Our annual Day Camp (last week in June, Monday – Thursday, 9 AM – 3 PM ) that includes trained Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp counselors leading large group singing & games, Bible Study, crafts and fellowship. Each day, the whole group goes on a field trip somewhere in Boulder or the metro area. Typically, the youth participate in a service project during the week as well.

Trinity Youth Community Fund

The Trinity Youth Community Fund (TYCF) is an important part of Trinity’s youth ministry.  Each year, Trinity’s 8th-12th graders identify, learn about, serve, and gift around $8,000 annually to area nonprofits, with much of the funds coming from their annual fundraiser of parking cars for University of Colorado football games. Started in 2002, the program’s goal is to engage our teens in their community and help them put their faith into action outside the walls of Trinity. Over 70 non-profit organizations throughout Boulder County and the Denver-Metro area have been granted funds from this ministry since 2002, and to date over $121,958 has been awarded.  The criteria for 2024 will be set in January 2024.