Senior Youth Group

Senior Youth Group

Trinity Lutheran in Auburn, NE

(Last Revised 04DEC23 at 1130)

Overall Plan for the Year:

Starting in November, we will begin a blast from the past/applications for the future approach to our favorite good ole Veggie Tales!  Of course, we'll enjoy the shows, but then we'll dig deep to read the story straight from the Bible and see how these "kids'" cartoons (and really ANY study of God's Word) can help us figure through all kinds of challenges, even today, no matter how old we get.

High School students, College students, AND friends welcome =].

If you can't make it in person, you can always join us on Zoom - we'd love to see your face!

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 852 7149 2912 Passcode: YouthRoom!

Upcoming Events:

TBD Take down Christmas Decorations - Enjoy the Season first!

2024 is a busy year getting ready for the LCMS NYG in 2025.  Check out some of these opportunities, and let Sarah know if you're interested or have any questions, any at all!

JAMNATION Winter Jam '24 (6pm on 01FEB24 at Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, IA -or- 02FEB24 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, IA) ... see the poster on the Youth Room Door for more info!  Don't miss an incredible night of live concerts plus worship and ministry  to encourage believers and share the Gospel!

Y4 Life Summit (at Concordia Nebraska 16-18FEB24) ... Lutherans for Life hosts the Y4Life Summit in February, and this year, it’ll be hosted at Concordia Nebraska.  The Y4Life Summit is a gathering that’s open to high school and college students (for FREE!), and it includes opportunities for youth to engage in education, worship, celebration, and service. The youth at the Summit will make homeless kits and donate them to be given to those in need.

2024 Ignite Youth Leadership Conference / (March 08-09, 2024 in DesMoines, IA -or- March 22-23, 2024 in Colorodo Springs, CO -or- April 12-13, 2024 in Oswego, IL)

YOUTHLEAD Training (February 29-March 4, 2024 in St. Louis, MO and July 21-24, 2024 in New Orleans, LA (part of NATIONAL24)) ... For 40 years, YouthLead (formerly Lutheran Youth Fellowship) has equipped teens to develop and use their leadership skills as they serve Christ within their congregations and communities. See more info on the "More Info" tab!

NATIONAL24 (21-24JUL24 in New Orleans, LA) ... This is kind of a prep conference for the NYG in 2025, but it's also an opportunity for anyone considering future work with Youth or even just wanting to network and engage some church leadership muscles!

2025 National Youth Gathering (19-23JUL25) See more info on the "More Info" tab!

Senior Youth Group Board of Officers:

President - N/A for 2022/3/4 (yet)

Vice President - N/A for 2022/3/4 (yet)

Treasurer - He knows who he is (for now)

Digital Media Admin - N/A for 2022/3/4 (yet)

Youth Group Facilitators:

Micah and Sarah Bogdanoff

Trinity Lutheran Board of Education


Please feel free to contact Sarah Bogdanoff or the Board of Education with any questions, concerns, IDEAS, or comments.

(Info for all can be found in the Trinity Lutheran Church Directory.  If you do not have access to the Trinity Lutheran Church Directory, please contact Sarah Bogdanoff at or (619)993-1120.)

Distribution List:

If you would like an email or text notification when this page (or the Facebook page) is updated, please send an email or text to Sarah Bogdanoff, and she will add you to the Distribution List.


2025 LCMS NYG Save the Dates

January 21, 2024 | Trinity Youth/Families Communicate Interest to Sarah

July 15, 2024 | Young Adult Volunteer Applications Open*

July 21-24, 2024 | National Lutheran Youth Workers Conference (NATIONAL24)

November 1, 2024 | Early Registration Due

December 31, 2024 | Young Adult Volunteer Applications Close*

July 19-23, 2025 | 2025 LCMS Youth Gathering

*If you're interested in being a Young Adult Volunteer or volunteering in another way, check out this link and let Sarah know if you have any questions at all!

More YouthLead Info

Spring - This year we are going to focus on our identity in Christ in our curriculum and our identity as a servant leader in our congregation. We hope participants are able to take and teach the four part curriculum as well as develop practical leadership skills.

Summer - We want to prepare high school leaders alongside their adult mentors at NATIONAL. Teens will join with adults at some of the plenaries and will have workshops in each of those sessions lead by our young adult Executive TeamThis training will focus on leading with warmth, challenge, and grace. This will include topics like how to have difficult conversations and how to help develop small groups.