At Trinity Episcopal Church, we believe that our Outreach Ministry is an
essential mandate that we, as followers of Christ, must take seriously. We stand ready
to expand our outreach so we can better serve the needs around us.
Here are examples of some of the results of our Outreach Ministry:
The first Sunday of every month is Food Sunday at Trinity.
Recently, Trinitarians gave 5,381 pounds of
food (and around $2,000) to help feed people who needed assistance. To ensure
that our generosity reaches those truly needing help, we continue to partner
locally with The Salvation Army.
Each year, we partner with The Salvation Army Angel Tree program.
Through the generosity of our Members, just under 100 "wishes" are fulfilled for children in Indian River
Trinity provides a meeting place and supportive services for several 12-Step programs
including Alcoholics Anonymous and Overeaters Anonymous. These
programs are provided to serve everyone, Members and non-members, on an anonymous basis.
The AA meetings are held in Room 306 every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:30 PM and
also on Sunday at 12:00 Noon.
OA meetings are held in Room 306 every Monday at 7:30 PM and every Wednesday at
12:00 PM. For more information, please call the
church office at 772.567.1146.
We continue to support the Children’s Home Society's educational programs
for "at-risk" children by providing our facilities and the volunteer support of many Trinity Members
who commit countless hours to this important six-week program each summer.
In a partnership with Childcare Resources, a local agency committed
to ensuring access to
quality childcare for the children of our community's eligible working families,
Trinity's Education Center has become the home of their flagship daycare
program. Starting in
2010, Childcare Resources started using five classrooms and our playground area
to provide a safe, stimulating and nurturing environment for 53 children
who might otherwise not qualify for such services.
The parents in this program all work full time, go to school full time, or do
of the two that adds up to full time. They pay for childcare
based on a sliding scale. The center is open from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday
through Friday. The children are cared for by one Center Director and 11
Childcare Resources of Indian River is a well respected organization known for
advocating quality childcare with the goal of making a positive long term impact
in the lives of at-risk children. It is funded by United Way of Indian River
County, the Indian River County Children’s Services Advisory Committee, grants,
special events, and private donations.