Past Student Ministry
This is a sampling of major recent past events that the Student Ministry
Homeless Backpack Ministry
This year's ministry to the homeless will be on Saturday, January 18. As
in year's past MS students will stay in Richmond and HS students will
travel to Washington, DC.
Below is information about this year's homeless ministry:
ALL students meet at 8:00 AM in the Mission Cafe.
MS students will be back at church no later than 1:00 PM.
HS students will be back at church no later than 5:00 PM.
Dress for the weather because we will be outside the entire time.
TRIB3 2013 FALL RETREAT
This year's Fall Retreat will be held November 15-17 at
Eagle Eyrie Conference
Center. This year we will travel by charter bus so register early as
space is limited. Fall Retreat is for all middle school and high school
students. You can invite friends! It's a great weekend for students to
hang out, have fun, worship, study God's Word, connect with their small
group and get to know each other better.
Who's It for: 6th - 12th grade students
Dates: November 15-17 (Friday-Sunday)
Cost: $145 (Includes charter bus transportation, worship band, speaker,
t-shirt, meals, lodging & materials)
Registration: September 11-October 6
TRIB3 Spring 2013 Conference
Following Christ in Radical Surrender
This year, TRIB3 is hosting an amazing spring conference. This
year's event will include:
• Live worship with the Virginia Tech Baptist Collegiate
Ministry (BCM) Worship Band (http://www.bcm.org.vt.edu)
• Messages by Darrell Cook, BCM Director at Virginia Tech
• Small Group discussion time
• Overnight in Host Homes
• Group Activities
Location: Cool Spring Baptist Church
Dates: March 22-24, 2013 (Fri-Sun)
For students in 6th - 12th Grade
Cost: $55 per person
Online Registration: 2/1 - 3/6
Adopt a Pack 2013 - Ministry to the homeless in D.C. and Richmond
Students participating in the TRIB3 Student Ministry will distribute
backpacks to the homeless in January - high school students on
January 19 & middle school students on January 26.
You can "Adopt a Pack" by donating $25. This amount will cover the
cost of one backpack filled with a hat, gloves, scarf, socks and a
New Testament Bible. AND then begin praying for the person who will
OUR GOAL IS TO GIVE OUT 300 BACKPACKS!
How can you and your family be a part of this ministry?
Thank you for your support! Questions? E-mail
TRIB3 FALL RETREAT 2012
This year's Trib3 Fall Retreat will be held Friday - Sunday, October
5-7, 2012, at Eagle Eyrie Conference Center. Fall Retreat is for all
middle school, high school and college age students. The cost this
year is $105. Registration forms will be available Sunday, August
26. The deadline to register is Wednesday, September 26.
Fall Retreat is a great weekend for students to hang out, have fun,
worship, study God's Word, connect with their small group and get to
know each other better.
Our theme for this year's retreat is "Obey." To help us explore what
it means to obey, we have invited back Craig Tackett to speak each
day. Our worship leader for the weekend will be Dana Jorgensen from
Please return the completed
registration form, payment of $105, and the
Cool Spring medical form, if not already on file, by September
26 to reserve your spot. Register early as space is limited!
Remember, the price includes everything for the trip: lodging for 2
nights, transportation, all meals, and all activities at the camp.
You don't want to miss the first big event of Trib3 for 2012-2013!
MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER MISSION TRIP
July 9 - 14, 2012 - Limited to 35
Click for More Information About the Middle School Mission Trip
HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER MISSION TRIP
July 8 - 14, 2012
Click Here for more details about the High
School Summer Mission Trip
The 30 Hour Famine is an international youth movement sponsored by World
Vision to fight hunger. It allows students to experience hunger firsthand,
while doing something to save some of the 29,000 children who die every day
from hunger and preventable causes.
30-HOUR FAMINE FOR HS STUDENTS
Friday & Saturday, April 27 & 28
Spring Conference 2012 - Planet Wisdom
TRIB3 Spring Conference
March 16-17, 2012
Hylton Memorial Chapel, Dale City
6th - 12th Grades
Click Here for Planet Wisdom 2012 Information
HOMELESS BACKPACK MINISTRY - 300 Backpacks Donated!!
TRIB3 Student Ministry will be giving out backpacks to the homeless in
Richmond and DC on Saturday, January 28. We Need Your Help! You can "Adopt a
Pack" by donating $25 to cover the cost of one backpack filled with a hat,
gloves, scarf, socks and a New Testament Bible AND then praying for the
person who will receive it. Our goal is to give out 300 backpacks!
It's a TRIB3L Christmas Party! Angry Birds!
Where else can you celebrate Christmas, help your community, and join in
a LIVE version of Angry Birds?
|25,000 Angry Christmas Lights
This year's TRIB3L Christmas party for middle & high school students
will be held on Wednesday, December 14, from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. Dinner
will be provided.
There won't be a gift exchange this year. Instead, each person is asked
to bring non-perishable food items to replenish the Cool Spring Food
There will be games, food, Live Action "Angry Birds" and all kinds of
good stuff! Bring a friend! Don't forget to bring some items for the
TRIB3 FALL RETREAT 2011
This year's Fall Retreat will be held Saturday - Monday, October 8-10,
at Eagle Eyrie Conference Center. Fall Retreat is for all middle
school, high school and college age students. Registration forms will be
available Wednesday, September 7.
Our theme for this year's retreat will focus on worship. To help us
explore what it means to "worship," we have invited, Jonathan Davis,
from Houston, Texas to speak each day. We have also invited the
worship band, "More Than Conquerors," from Randolph-Macon College to
The cost this year for students remains the same as last year...$99. You
will need to complete a Cool Spring medical form if you don't have one
on file in 2011. We will have tables set up in the Welcome Center
beginning Sunday, September 18, for you to register on Sunday or
Please return the completed registration form, payment of $99, and the
Cool Spring medical form, if not already on file, by September 28 to
reserve your spot. Register early as space is limited! Remember, the
price includes everything for the trip: lodging for 2 nights,
transportation, all meals, and all activities at the camp.
You don't want to miss the first big event of the Trib3!
Click Here for More Information
Click Here to Download the Fall Retreat
2011 TRIB3 MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER MISSION TRIP
July 11-16, 2011
Click Here for Trip Information
Summer Mission Experience 2011
for High School & College Age Students
Spend a Week Serving in New York City
July 17-24, 2011
This year we are excited about the opportunity to work alongside inner-city
ministries to reach the people of New York City with the gospel.
Click Here for information about this mission trip.
Sunday, May 1
8:00 am-12:00 noon
As the perfect ending for the TRIB3 Student Ministry's 30 Hour Famine on
April 29 & 30, we are joining together with our Cool Spring family to
focus on five needs around the world and in our city. Walk through
interactive displays to learn how you can help end: Malaria, HIV/AIDS,
World Hunger, Modern Day Slavery and Homelessness in Richmond. Learn
more about the needs, pray and if desired, contribute financially to
help change the world.
Read more about the 30 Hour Famine and
the Trib3 5 Revolution Here
Spring Conference 2011
Planet Wisdom 2011
March 18-19, 2011
Hylton Memorial Chapel, Dale City
6th - 12th Grades
Those planning to attend will need to complete the Cool Spring medical form
and attach a $65 check by Wednesday, March 2.
Click Here for More Information
Here for the Cool Spring Medical Release Form
FLOURISH...IT'S A CONFERENCE FOR GIRLS!
Saturday, November 20
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
8th - 12th grade girls
What exactly is Flourish? It's a conference for girls and it's AWESOME!
It's a day of interactive teaching, engaging worship, Chick-fil-A,
intentional fellowship and an in depth look at the three questions...Who
am I? Where am I going? How am I going to get there?
The cost for Flourish is $25, which includes lunch, the conference and a
Watch a You Tube video about the conference here!
FALL RETREAT 2010
October 9 - 11, 2010
For MS, HS & College Age
Brethen Woods Camp & Retreat Center
Click Here for a Letter and Registration Form
Click Here for an Informational Poster
The 2010 Spring Conference
will be held at the Cool Spring Student Center on March 12-14. This
year's theme is INHABIT. It is for Middle and High School
Here for the Conference Poster
Click Here for the Conference Brochure
ACQUIRE THE FIRE IS COMING TO RICHMOND!
Friday & Saturday
January 29 & 30
Acquire the Fire is a 27-hour life transforming event built around bringing
volume and clarity to God's voice in the lives of teenagers. For more than
two decades, ATF events have delivered...
Decision-making opportunities for Christ
Pattern-breaking challenges for living "real-life" with God
Future-shaping perspectives that help youth see themselves in God's big plan
This event is for middle school and high school students. Sign up and pay
beginning Sunday, December 6. Cost is only $35, plus cost of meals.
Click Here to Download a .pdf File With More Details
Check it out at
Acquire the Fire
2010 HOMELESS MINISTRY
Middle School - January 16
High School - January 23
Don't forget to bring your backpacks for the homeless and drop them off in
either Trib3 Room. We also need hats, gloves, socks, and financial
contributions for food items.
The dates are January 16, for the Middle School group and January 23, for
the High School group.
Fall Retreat 2009:
This year’s Fall Retreat was held on Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, 2009. Our
reservations were at Camp Overlook in Keezletown, VA. The cost this year
for students was $85.
Registration Has Closed for the Fall Retreat
Click the Fall Retreat Image Above for More Information
We took a group of middle and high school students to this year’s
Awakening Music Festival on Saturday, September 26. This event was held
at: Morven Park International Equestrian Center, 41793 Tutt Lane, Leesburg,
VA 20176. The website for the Awakening Music Festival is:
The 2009 Awakening Music Festival artists included: Jeremy Camp, Skillet, Kutless, Hawk Nelson, Stellar Kart, Disciple, Decyfer Down, Remedy Drive,
Chasen and Esterlyn.
In addition to the music festival, there were activities for all ages
from face painting to a rock climbing walls. All of the festival activities
are FREE with admission. All games and side activities will stop at 6:30 pm.
Activities Include: 2 Rock Climbing Walls, Gladiator Jousting, Giant Slide,
Volleyball, Kids Moon Bounce/Slides, Graffiti Wall, Kids Crafts, Petting
Zoo, Pony Rides, Clowns, Fun Entertainers.
The cost for this event was $22. The deadline to sign up and turn in money
Sunday, September 20.
Parents, we need chaperones for this trip. Contact me at
921-2775 if you can help out.
more information here