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Parish Ministry Team – Supported Ministries

Prayer Concerns

  • ● Common prayers available for members
  • ● Emphasis for month
  • ● Special events
  • ● Staff, congregation, synod, ELCA
  • ● Missionaries, mission partners for month
  • ● Located in Trinity Parish and Trinity Today

Every Member Prayer Ministry

  • ● Trinity members praying for Trinity members
  • ● Prayer partners make phone contact to weekly list of names
  • ● Partner prays that week for any concerns, needs or celebrations of members
  • ● Prayed for in prayers of church at services
  • ● All invited to pray for people on list
  • ● Weekly lists in Trinity Today and Trinity Parish

Lay Home Communion Ministry

  • ● Assist pastors who provide monthly communion at home and nursing home members
  • ● Pastors four times year, lay persons eight times a year

Visitation Ministry

  • ● In cooperation with pastoral staff, make visits and phone calls to at home members not able to attend worship
  • ● Deliver devotionals and altar flowers

Audio CD’s

  • ● CD’s of worship services
  • ● Anyone on request

Trinity Cares

  • ● Emergency short term needs as determined upon request
  • ● Transportation, errands, hot meals, companion sitting

Meal Ministry

  • ● Organize luncheons/receptions at church for family of member at time of funeral or memorial service

Ministry to Grieving

  • ● Lay minister matched with member who needs support
  • ● Phone calls and visits
  • ● As requested by pastor

Group Support Ministry 

  • ● For those who recently lost a spouse
  • ● For caregivers of memory loss person

Alzheimer’s Support Group 

  • ● Meets monthly
  • ● Open to Trinity members and members of the community

Military Outreach

  • ● Send regular mailings to members and family in military

Healthier Lifestyle Programs

  • ● Programs to promote an understanding of a healthier holistic life

Blood Bank

  • ● Cost free blood & blood components
  • ● Four times a year at Trinity
  • ● Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank

Parish Ministry Benevolence

  • ● Participate in the coordination of the benevolence program as it relates to members of Trinity
  • ● Giving Tree

Interested in Volunteering?  Contact Donna Sprowls at SPROWLSD@aol.com