The Network is excited to welcome Trinity Lutheran College as our latest gold partner organization. Trinity Lutheran College, located in Everett, Washington, is a small, Lutheran college whose mission is to provide a biblically-centered education and develop Christian leaders with a global perspective whose lives and ministry serve Jesus Christ in church and society.
Trinity Lutheran College’s programs are firmly rooted in the Christian scriptures, provide significant time in real-world internship settings, and require a no-cost international January Term experience. The urban location, set between the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound in Everett, Wash., allows students to become an active part of the community in which they live and study.
One of the college’s more well-known programs is their Children, Youth and Family Center. The program offers resources to individuals, congregations, and organizations in the areas of children’s and youth ministry, family ministry, Christian faith formation, and early childhood education. Students benefit from personal attention with a low 7:1 student-to-faculty ratio, including Children, Youth & Family Studies professors David Ellingson, Susan Houglum, Mark Jackson, and Liz Jenkins.
Network partner organizations enter into an intentional relationship with the Network that provides mutual support. There are three levels of partnership: Basic, Silver and Gold. More information on Network partnerships can be found on our partnership page.
In addition to a gold-level partnership, Trinity Lutheran College is also assuming the role of primary sponsor of the Network’s 3rdTuesday Conversations, our monthly webinars that bring training and support right into the offices of Network members.
Mark Jackson, professor of children, youth and family ministry writes that: “Trinity Lutheran College is honored to sponsor the Third Tuesday Conversations. Because our mission is to empower and equip servants for the Church and the world, it seemed fitting that we support the ELCA Youth Ministry Network in providing an environment for learning, dialogue, and mutual support among youth ministry leaders.”
The Network is grateful to God for all of its partners, and is honored to welcome Trinity Lutheran College into this new relationship!
Networked in Christ,