Core Value #7 for Children and Student Ministries – Intentional

Intentional – We strive to be good stewards of our resources and of the time we have with families through planning that is consistent with our mission and core values.   This core value links all the other core values together. We will seek to be purposeful, thoughtful, and considerate of the needs of children, […]

Core Value #6 – Intergenerational

Intergenerational: When God’s Kingdom is present, generations are brought together, not separated. We will seek to create opportunities where the various generations can interact and serve together. The world uses labels and differences to wedge gaps and create factions among people. These differences are often used to create the illusion of superiority and inferiority. Differences […]

Children and Student Ministry Core Value # 5

  Mission: What God has given to us through salvation, we are to proclaim to all people, seeking to bring them into the family of God. Matthew 28:19-20; Acts 1:8; 2 Corinthians 5:19-20 “Be fruitful and multiply” was God’s command to Adam and Eve in the beginning and is still God’s command today. It was […]

From Our Neighborhoods to the Nations: Giving to further the Gospel

Each year, we have an emphasis for our church family to commit to give toward missions. A few things we need to remember: Give generously and cheerfully. Give your tithe as first priority. The missions offering is above and beyond your regular tithe. Giving toward missions should be done all year long. Giving toward missions […]

Core Value #4

Compassion: The Church must have a compassionate heart and an intentional plan to minister to the children without parents or lack a Christian influence at home. (James 1:27) When you look around the homes that make up our communities, our country, and world, it doesn’t take long to see that there are a lot of […]

“Jump Starting” Our Evangelism

As a church, God has commissioned each of us to make disciples of all people groups. Herb Hodges stated: “The light that shines the furthest shines brighter at home.” In other words, our evangelism must start where we are. When we do, we will have an impact around the world, and sometimes not even know […]

Children and Student Ministry – Core Value #3

Family Discipleship: God has called parents to be the primary faith influencers of their children. Biblically, the primary role of leading the home rests on the father. Where there is no male spiritual leadership, the mother should assume this role. (Deuteronomy 6:4-9; Psalm 78; Ephesians 6:4; 1 Thessalonians 2:11-12; Malachi 2:15; 4:6) God has called […]

Children and Student Ministry – Core Value #2

As we looked at the core values of our children’s and student ministry at Trinity, we have reviewed that the first “Hook” that will hold our kids and our students to the Lord is The Word of God.  The second such “hook” or core value that we hold dear – that we believe we must […]