Middle School

We would love to have you join us!  There are lots of ways to connect with others and deepen your faith along the way.

MEA Break

Thursday, October 17th

Youth Sunday Mornings



It’s a time for Middle Schoolers to connect, grow in faith and build community. We’ll dive into the Bible and our relationship with God through games and fun!  

Ages: Grades 6-8   

Location: Trinity/Upstairs     

Dates: Sundays  (Begins September 8; Ends May 3)

Times: 9:35-10:25am




It’s the mid-week RECHARGE, where we stop and focus on God’s presence in our lives!  Each week begins with food, devotions and prayer. Some weeks we do service projects, and some weeks we play games to build community.  Join us!  

Ages: Grades 5-8    

Location: Trinity     

Dates: Wednesdays  (Begins September 11; Ends May 13)

Times: 3:45-5:00pm

Girl's Retreat

Luther Crest Bible Camp

November 3-4


We are inviting girls in grades 5th-12th to take part in a NEW retreat focused on deepening relationships and exploring who God uniquely created you to be!  


Ages: Grades 5-12   

Location: Luther Crest Bible Camp

Dates: November 3-4, 2019

NWMN Synod Middle School Gathering

Luther Crest Bible Camp

November 22-23


Middle Schoolers from up north in Lake of the Woods down to Alexandria and between will gather together for meaningful worship, lots of games, and good food.


Ages: Grades 6-8  

Location: Luther Crest Bible Camp

Dates: November 22-23, 2019

Summer Trip in 2020

Summer 2020

Our summer trips are on a 3 year rotation: Community, Gathering, Mission.  2020 is our community year, so watch for details on a trip focused on taking time to JUST BE in the beauty of God’s amazing creation, as we take deepen our relationship with Jesus and others on the journey.

Other Youth Ministry Activities

Join us for some FELLOWSHIP and SERVICE opportunities throughout the year!  We will fill in the year with Carpool Kindness trips, movie marathons, board game nights, bonfires and more. 


Check out Trinity’s Instagram, or the bulletin board outside Suzie’s office; you can also sign up with Suzie for text reminders.

For more information or if you have questions regarding Middle School activities, please contact Suzie Porter, Deacon, at 218-847-7211, or by email.  (suzie@trinitylutherandl.org)


1401 Madison Avenue

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

(218) 847-7211     tlchurch@arvig.net

©2019 by Trinity Lutheran Church of Detroit Lakes ELCA

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