Past Student Ministry Events:

This is a sampling of major recent past events that the Student Ministry participated in:

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 receive it.

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 student@coolspring.org 


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 Nashville, TN.

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



30 Hour Famine

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 
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 Pantry.

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 Food Pantry!


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 join us.

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 Wednesday.

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
Williamsburg, KY

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
Fellowship Hall

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

Click 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 devotional book/journal.

Watch a You Tube video about the conference here!


FALL RETREAT 2010

October 9 - 11, 2010
For MS, HS & College Age

Location:
Brethen Woods Camp & Retreat Center

www.brethrenwoods.org

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 Students.

Click 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: www.awakeningfest.com 

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 was Sunday, September 20.

Parents, we need chaperones for this trip. Contact me at bdupuis@coolspring.org  or 921-2775 if you can help out.

Download more information here
 



 


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