Christian Education


Children’s & Youth Christian Education
Sunday mornings 9:55-10:30 a.m. (Program Year - Second Sunday in September through May, each year)

Twos & threes through fifth & sixth grade use the SPARK curriculum learning in age appropriate classes with both Old and New Testament stories.

7th & 8th graders use materials that compliment the Confirmation Ministry program "Here We Stand".
Senior Highs use the lectionary based curriculum "Living the Good News".
Special Programs
Sunday School Mission Project
Our Sunday School offerings support a child from Dominica through ChildFund International and one other outreach project each year.
First Communion Preparation
Held during the Lenten Season, this educational program is for youth, first grade and older and their parents.
Vacation Bible School (July 24 through July 29, 2011)
Our vacation bible school program is held each summer in late July or early August. This program, which offers learning and fun for people of all ages, usually draws more than 100 adults, children, teens, and babies. More information will be available soon.

Confirmation Program
For all youth between the ages of 12-14. Activities include study, lessons, games, servant events and fellowship.
Pre-registration is necessary for this program. Contact Jane Drawbaugh or Pastor Norgard or the Church Office at 301-733-2878.

Adult Class Descriptions
Family Builders
Teacher: Nanette Dagliano
Room: 105
This group discusses issues related to raising faithful children in a difficult secular world. They also sponsor family activities and are the leaders of our Children Helping Children program, which gives Trinity youth experiences of outreach and mission work on behalf of children around the world.
Explore Belonging 
Teacher: Pastor Eric Norgard
Room:  Memorial Hall
For those new to Trinity & to the Lutheran Church Offered several times each year on Sunday mornings during the education hour. Everything you ever wanted to know, in informal & informative discussion! Classes are scheduled twice a year.
Lectionary Bible Study
Teacher: Jeff Sabo
Room:  117 (the Parlor)
A lively discussion of the scripture lessons appointed for the week with the "Living the Good News" curriculum, focusing on how our faith intersects with our daily lives.
Making Disciples Bible Study 
Teachers: Inge Dudda, Sara Jones, Donna Alexander, and Pastor Norgard
Room:  A4 (Board Room, lower level)
Using the "Augsburg Adult Bible Study" this class also studies the weekly lectionary with a different format.
Tuesday Morning Bible Study
Teacher: Ann MacDonald
Room:  Memorial Hall
Opens with Prayer Time in All Saints Chapel at 9:30 a.m. with Bible Study starting at 10:00 a.m.  This class often uses the Kerygma Bible Study Series and has developed a warm small group environment.

Contact Information:
Mrs. Jane Drawbaugh

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA) of Hagerstown, Maryland