Change a life and the world with your serving hands
Trinity is a center for missions and outreach that stretches our church, transforms it participants, and brings care, aid, support and the Good News of God’s love and grace in Jesus Christ to all. This missional outreach extends next door, across town and to the farthest parts of the earth. Our goal is to for you to connect in a way that's relevant and meaningful to you, as well as those you're helping. Plus, it's a great way to feel more connected with your Trinity family. Whether you have an hour a week, or a week of hours to give, you can Make A Difference.
Gator Wesley Foundation is the UM Campus Ministry serving the college campuses in Gainesville, FL. It was founded in 1925 and exists to make disciples of Jesus Christ on college campuses. They offer unique worship, service, growth, and fellowship opportunities for students. Worship Sunday 11am, free student lunch afterwards
Gator Wesley Foundation: 352.372.8183, 1380 W University Ave http://gatorwesley.com/
Methodists United in Prayer is a relationship between the Methodist Church in Cuba and the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. It is an agreement to implement ministries that strengthen local churches through shared resources. http://www.methodistsunitedinprayer.org/
Through this covenant we also support our sister church in Cienfuegos, Cuba. Pastor Moisés is the minister in the church that was originally built in 1908. We have been supporting a rebuild of the church that was damaged in multiple hurricanes. TUMC members typically visit the church in the fall for a time of fellowship and sharing.
St Francis House is a homeless shelter that provides services for immediate needs, transitional and permanent housing. All women, men, and children are welcome. TUMC works in various ways with St Francis, providing meals, performing jobs around the house and providing Christmas gift bags to the guests.
413 S. Main Street Gainesville, FL 32601 http://stfrancishousegnv.org/
Casa del Rey/ Kings Kids Orphanage located in Rancho de Cristo, located five miles from Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico. It opened in 2001 to take care of the neglected children, the King’s kids, who are falling between the cracks in the Mexican society. TUMC members typically visits the orphanage in December.
Food4Kids Backpack Program of North Florida, Inc. is a non-profit, 100% volunteer run program that provides food for children over the weekends and during extended breaks from school when other resources are not available. Children are referred into the program by school employees. They receive rolling backpacks filled with food (7 meals per child) every Friday. On Monday, the backpacks are returned to be refilled and redistributed at the end of the week. F4K currently works with 15 Alachua county schools. TUMC members donate food and serve as volunteers with F4K.
World Vision community sponsorship in Nkhoma, Malawi. TUMC hosted WV’s step into Africa exhibit in Oct 2011. As a result over 300 children were sponsored in the community of Nkhoma. Six new wells have been constructed, vocational training, after school study programs, malaria prevention and many more community building projects are under way. WV partners with the community to build self sufficiency and confidence.
Trinity supports missionary Sharon Rosenwald’s with her work in Salquil Grande, Quiche', Guatemala. Her work with Light & Life School continues though her work as a Wycliffe Literacy Specialist has ended. Missionaries Dan & Debra Fitzgerald work with Doulos ministries in New York. Wycliffe missionary Aileen Agoncillo works with Wycliffe News network and Wycliffe Engage
Called to Action is a local 501C3 that focuses on feeding the homeless. They provide free bi-monthly meals downtown with the opportunity to serve the local population.
Florida United Methodist Children’s Home offers residential care in a group home setting with a variety of holistic services to provide children what they need to be safe and loved. TUMC is involved with the new campus in Madison, FL. Through financial support and work days we hope to see children in the new Ranch setting soon. http://www.fumch.org/fumch/Home.aspx
Renewed Hope Mission serves in the Cuesta Arena of the Dominican Republic. Their main focus is to share the love of God and love on the children of Cuesta Arena. They have built a school and worked diligently to provide clean water to the area http://www.renewedhopemissions.org/
COCINA / Institution Univers in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, is an institution that employs more than one hundred people in Ouanaminthe and offers the following solutions to respond to the region's needs: a pre-kindergarten – grade 13 school, a vocational/technical center, a partnership with Port-au-Prince based University Quisqueya to bring higher education to students in Ouanaminthe and a chicken farm that serves as an institute for agri-business training, research, and entrepreneurial venture to support the Institution. The facility also has a 3-story hospital. COCINA believes the only avenue to eradicating poverty in Haiti is through providing quality education, healthcare and economic development for its citizens.
6:35 pm, Contemporary (Chapel)
8:15 am, Prayer & Praise
9:40 am, Sonlight Youth Choir and Band
11:00 am, Family Traditions
9:40 am, 2nd Sunday of each month (Order of St. Luke Healing Service; a worship service focused on healing ministry)