It’s that time of year! School is back in session and Tribe has begun! New things are happening this year, and we are so excited about where God is leading our group. Here’s just a taste—

We had an awesome time together with parents and students on August 15th where we got to celebrate our past and reimagine our future. Tribe looks a little different this year. With Sheri and Amanda called into new ministries, we are so thankful for all they’ve done for us through the years. And now as we re-group, our leadership is shared among the three churches. Ted Chalk, Joseph Seger, and Phil Carder are leading the charge by coordinating our weekly gatherings and special events.

Phil Carder is a new face for Tribe. He recently became the associate pastor at Central UMC, after serving as a pastor for several years in Ohio. He’s a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University and Asbury Theological Seminary, and in his role at Central, he oversees areas of family discipleship and spiritual formation. He’s passionate about helping young people and families grow deeper in their journeys of faith. We’re glad to have him join our team at Tribe!

Our weekly Tribe nights are already underway! We meet on Sundays, 5-7pm, at Central UMC, open to all 7-12th graders. We also plan to host several special events for 5-6th graders this fall, as well (more details to come)! For our first series of lessons, we’re exploring the story of the Bible— all the major movements in the drama of scripture, from creation and fall to the unfolding story of redemption. Games, snacks, and other special events are all in the mix too!

If you have any interest in helping with snacks or with transportation to future events, feel free to reach out to Phil, Joseph, or Ted. We appreciate your prayers and support as we begin this new year!

The Lord is up to something good! Tribe Unite!

-Tribe Leadership

Grades 7-12 – Weekly Gatherings
Each Sunday, 5-7pm, at Central
10/10 – No Meeting (Fall Break)
10/31 – Family Fall Festival
Grades 5-6 – Upcoming Events
10/3 – Tribe56 Lesson & Game Night
10/17 – Tribe56 Outing – Details to come!
10/31 – Family Fall Festival