Community Outreach Ministries Report – Submitted by Mitzi Jones Next meeting on TBD. We have been meeting as needed on Zoom. Next meeting date TBD.
Giving Tree – This year we will be collecting $25 gift cards – bring to the church Sunday Nov. 22. Benefits: New Hope Ministries, Pink Hands of Hope Christian Churches United
•Winter Wear Collection – Bring new winter coats, hats, gloves, and scarves to church before Nov. 22 to donate to children in the Harrisburg School District. (Note: Knitwear may be handmade or store bought.)
Designated Funds $625 went towards a purchase of a pallet Jack for Bethesda Mission and $750 to purchase Thanksgiving Turkeys for Camp Curtin Y Harrisburg area families.
Community Outreach Ministries Report – Submitted by Mitzi Jones Next meeting on 8/18/20. Zoom meeting to discuss designated gift distribution
Pastor Liz, missions and community outreach zoom meeting to discuss feasibility of Fall "God's work, Our Hands" campaign – TBD
Super response from congregation in support of the July Giving Tree Parking Lot Collections, many donations, trunks were full AND over $2,000 in monetary contributions have been received! Trinity members are the best!
Next Meeting 8/18/20
Community Outreach Ministries Report – Submitted by Mitzi Jones Next meeting on 8/18/20. July Giving Tree Sunday July 26 10:30 -12:00 Trinity Parking Lot.
This group of volunteers tutors first and second graders for about an hour weekly in three schools in the Harrisburg School District.
Needs: composition books, pencil boxes, packs of tissues, #2 pencils, erasers
Camp Curtin YMCA
Camp Curtin believes that “communities are only successful if they give everyone the opportunity to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.” Membership rates are based on household income with a goal that no one is turned away due to inability to pay.
Needs: Pampers and baby wipes, deodorant, dish soap, laundry detergent, feminine products, paper products
Ecumenical Food Pantry
Housed at Messiah Lutheran Church, Harrisburg, this food distribution program has served the community for more than 40 years.
Needs: non-perishable food items including canned fruits, vegetables, beans, chicken, tuna, rice, macaroni and cheese, dried pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter, baby food/formula
Christ Lutheran Medical Mission
Located in the facilities of Allison Hill’s Christ Lutheran Church, this assistance program provides prenatal, medical and dental care to more than 800 local residents each month.
Needs: honey, small toothpaste tubes, bars of soap, plastic rain ponchos