Andrew Tripp has been the Director of Children & Youth for Trinity United Methodist Church since 2014. He oversees all of Trinity’s children and youth ministries, including the Children’s Choir, UMYF, and a wonderful summer service camp called Camp Connect. The children and youth of Trinity explore Christian faith and the teachings of Jesus in a fun and welcoming environment. The youth group meets once a week for a time of fellowship with other teens. This group engages in community outreach programs and other missions. Andrew is a native of Macon, GA and moved to Asheville in 2007. He is a graduate of LaGrange College with a BA in Creative Music Technologies. Andrew and his wife Jessica work tirelessly for various missions in the Dominican Republic and for Jessica’s non-profit organization, Serve To Lead. They currently reside in Swannanoa, North Carolina and have two children, Autumn and Liam.