Outreach ministries are pathways that transform hearts of worship into hands of service by building relationships with our neighbors in need and by partnering with them to create a healthy, just, peaceful and sustainable neighborhood and world.
Adopt a High Rise
Williams Plaza (2041 NW Everett Street, Portland) is a Home Forward high-rise near Trinity for low-income elderly and/or people with disabilities. We host several events throughout the year to help residents overcome isolation through championship and community (in conjunction with Home Forward and Lift Urban Portland). Dates/times vary.
Contact: Craig Sharpe
We offer hospitality and emergency food to our hungry neighbors as well as toiletry items and hot coffee six days a week. Training required.
Opportunities: Mon-Fri 10:30 am-1:15 pm; Sat 9:45 am-noon
Contact: Judy Stone
Gleaners pick up donated food for our food ministry from a variety of local businesses, such as Starbucks, Pizza Schmizza, Grand Central Bakery, Trader Joe’s, etc.
Various pickup days/times available.
Contact: Fred Jeibmann
Lift Urban Portland
We are in need of volunteers to collect food boxes from the Lift Urban Portland warehouse (NW Vaughn) and them to Williams Plaza, as well as volunteers to take the boxes directly to residents.
Williams Plaza delivery occurs 11:00-1:00 on the fourth Friday of each month. Resident delivery days/time vary.
Contact: Tom Cantrell
Sisters of the Road
Help sell meal vouchers for Sisters of the Road Café, which can be purchased for the Trinity Food Pantry or for parishioners to give directly to people in need. Tickets avaiable at 11:30 in Kempton Hall every 2nd & 4th Sunday.
Opportunities: 2nd & 4th Sundays (selling/purchasing)
Contact: Bill Rector
Help prepare supper for our neighbors at Williams Plaza two times a month. The meal, using the wonderful food our gleaners collect each week from Good Samaritan Hospital, is prepared at Trinity and taken to Williams Plaza.
Opportunities: Once every 6 weeks on Thursdays, 5-7 pm
Contact: Tim Croasdaile
Join many other Trinity members in setting up, cooking, serving, or cleaning up at Trinity's Thanksgiving dinner. This annual event serves a traditional holiday meal to more than 800 neighbors who might otherwise not have a Thanksgiving meal. Look for a sign-up board at the beginning of November by Kempton Hall.
Contact: Barbara Smith
Wednesday Community Meal
Help us prepare and serve hot lunches to our hungry neighbors every Wednesday morning. Jobs available for kitchen workers starting at 9am and servers from 10:45am to 1:15pm. Some training required.
Opportunties: Wednesdays, varying shifts from 8 am-1:30 pm
Contact: Steve Isaacson