Outreach

OUTREACH MINISTRIES

  • Vision: We believe that each individual plays a role in creating a just, peaceful, and sustainable world.
  • Mission: Outreach Ministries are pathways that transform hearts of worship into hands of service.

Contact: Outreach Ministries Commission Co-Chairs, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-478-1210

Outreach Commission

Representatives from each Trinity outreach ministry gather for theological reflection, ministry coordination, planning and support. Current commission members, along with their areas of responsibility, include:

  • Charyl Cathey and Priscilla Cowell (Outreach Co-Chairs)
  • Charyl Cathey (Adult Mission Trips)
  • Marilynn Gordon (Listening Posts)
  • Chris Hardman (Youth Mission Ministries)
  • Greg Harris (Chaplain)
  • Preston Holt (Adopt-a-High Rise)
  • Fred Jeibmann (Pantry and Wednesday Community Meals and Northwest Portland Ministries)
  • Mark Reber (Northwest Pilot Projects)
  • Bill Rector (Sisters of the Road)
  • Barbara Smith (Thanksgiving Dinner)
  • Ginny Utti (Transition Project Dinners)
  • For more information about the Outreach Commission, please e-mail Outreach Co-chairs This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

    Adopt a High-Rise

    Williams Plaza, 2041 NW Everett Street, Portland
    Volunteers Needed: Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Halloween, Christmas.
    Host social events for multi-handicapped and elderly residents at Williams Plaza, a Housing Authority of Portland high-rise near Trinity, and help overcome isolation through companionship and community.
    Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-350-0504


    Alternative Liturgies

    Occasional Saturday evening services featuring the Trinity Alt Lit band and vocalists with music of folk, rock, pop, and jazz composers. Free-will offerings help support Trinity's Food Ministries.
    Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-478-1216

    Food Pantry

    Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., Saturday 9:45 a.m. to Noon.
    Offer hospitality and emergency food to our hungry neighbors.
    Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-653-7907


    Gleaning

    Various times available. Pick up excess food at our partner organizations and businesses in Northwest Portland (Good Samaritan Hospital, Starbuck’s, Pizza Schmizza, Grand Central Bakery, Trader Joe’s, Portland Farmer’s Market, Phil’s Meat Market and Oregon Food Bank) and bring it to Trinity to be used in our Food Ministries..
    Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-653-7907


    Lift Urban Portland (formerly Northwest Portland Ministries)

    Various times available. Volunteer with this organization in Northwest Portland to provide transportation for seniors and people with disabilities, friendly visits with low-income neighbors, and other important services such as emergency food, Weekend Backpacks of Food for Kids, community vegetable garden, and the Loaves & Fishes meal site in NW Portland.
    Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-350-0504


    Listening Posts

    Receive training to give the homeless and people suffering from food insecurity an opportunity to talk and be heard without being lectured or interrupted. Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. during the Community hot meal in Kempton Hall.
    Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 360-576-9190

    Mission Trips

    Adults travel to Nicaragua in January to volunteer with El Porvenir to bring safe water and sanitation to Nicaraguan villages. High school students with thier adult mentors travel to the same village in June.

    Outreach Ministries Commission

    Second Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    Representatives from each Trinity outreach ministry gather for theological reflection, ministry coordination, planning, and support.
    Contacts: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-478-1210

    Sisters of the Road

    2nd and 4th Sundays
    Chapel Narthex after the 8:00 a.m. Eucharist and Kempton Hall after the 10:00 a.m. Eucharist
    Help sell Sisters of the Road Café meal vouchers for the Trinity Food Pantry or for parishioners to give directly to people in need, and accept donations for Trinity Food Ministries.
    Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-246-3944

    Thanksgiving Community Dinner

    Meal at noon, volunteer shifts vary
    Kempton Hall
    Prepare and serve Thanksgiving dinner for our neighbors who might otherwise eat alone or go without. Sign up outside Kempton Hall the week before Thanksgiving.
    Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-703-4766

    Transition Projects Dinners

    First Mondays, third Mondays, and Fourth Thursdays, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    Prepare dinner with small team of parishioners and serve it to people transitioning from homelessness to housing at the Bud Clark Commons, Jean’s Place, and the Clark Center.
    Contacts: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (for third Mondays); This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (for fourth Thursdays), 503-223-1435; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (for first Mondays), 503-844-4121.

    Wednesday Community Meal

    On Wednesdays prepare and serve hot lunches to our hungry neighbors.
    Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-653-7907

    Youth Mission Ministry

    Participate in the SPARKS Summer Service in the City camp for Middle Schoolers, or a domestic or international mission trip for high school students each summer. Adults mentor youth during these life-changing experiences of service.
    Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 503-478-1220

     

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