Ministries & Services

   Trinity is pleased to offer many areas of ministry that encourage parishioners to take an active role in the worship and fellowship of our church family, and in outreach to the community.

 

 

 

To Love and Serve God More Faithfully

 

 

Acolytes: Ages 8 and over assist at the altar with the cross, torches, and the liturgy.

 

Altar Guild: Preparation and care of the altar by invitation of the Rector.

 

Breakfast Sunday: Teams prepare and serve breakfast the 1st Sunday of each month.

 

Children’s Church: Teams lead the CC service on a rotating basis at the 9:00 AM Sunday service.

  

Choir Groups: Several different choir opportunities are available.

 

Church Mice: Restock information holders on pews and post hymns on the board.

  

Daughters of the King: An Order committed to prayer, service, and evangelism. 

  

Docents: Trained guides for church tours.

 

Eucharistic Ministers: Bear the chalice at the Eucharist, lead prayers, and read lessons. 

 

Eucharistic Visitors: Trained men and women who take Communion to the sick and infirmed. 

  

Front Office Volunteers: Assists with phone calls, visitors, and small office projects.

  

Garden Committee: A group who maintains and beautifies the church grounds.

  

Hand Bells: Group who plays hand bells for special music offerings.

  

Holy Folders: Parishioners who stuff bulletins for worship services.

  

Hospital Visitation Ministry: Trained men and women who visit parishioners in the hospital.

  

Junior Daughters of the King: Girls, 3rd grade or older, who commit to prayer, service, and evangelism.

  

Nursery: Christian care during Sunday worship for our youngest members up to age 5.

  

Ushers: Welcomes & assists congregation at worship services, receives the offering, and takes it with the elements to be offered at the altar.

  

Worship Leaders: Read Sunday lessons and licensed by the Bishop.

  

 

 

To Know Christ More Fully

 

 

Cursillo: Diocesan program of renewal and instruction for adults. 

  

Discovery: Renewal weekend at Trinity.

  

Happening: Renewal weekend; geared for high school students grades 10-12.

  

Home Study Groups: Hosted in homes for study and fellowship.

  

New Beginnings: Introductory program of renewal for youth grades 7-9. Emphasis on relationship with Christ, family, friends, and church.

  

Sunday School: Ages pre-K – adult classes.

  

Vacation Bible School: One week Christian formation program for pre-K – 5th grade.

  

Youth Group: Activities and studies supporting and empowering youth to be witnesses in the body of Christ and throughout the world.

 

 

 

 

To Make Him Better Known to Others through the Power of the Holy Spirit

 

 

Brotherhood of St. Andrew: Spreading Christ’s kingdom among men and boys through study, prayer, service, and fellowship. 

  

College Ministry: Supports and develops relations with local college students.

  

Foyer Groups: Informal groups of 6 - 8 meet monthly in homes for fellowship and food.

  

Greeters/Newcomers: Welcomes and assists visitors and new members.

  

St. Catherine’s Guild (ECW)Trinity Women's group meets monthly with program of worship, study, fellowship, and service. Manages the Thrift Shop and proceeds go to Outreach.  

 

St. Francis House Homeless Shelter: Teams provide evening prayer and dinner once a month.

Outreach

   Trinity Episcopal Parish is involved in a variety of outreach programs, including the following opportunities and events.

 

Angel Tree: Youth Group Christmas outreach.

 

Baby Shower for Jesus: Christmas gifts for babies of unwed mothers. 

 

Blankets for the Homeless: through ‘The Home Team’ at Flagler College.

 

Box Tops/Labels for Education: Coupons for food, clothing, and office products collected weekly from parishioners for Osceola Elementary School.

 

Care Fest (Somebody Cares St. Augustine): Trinity participates with other area churches in area maintenance/repair projects.

 

Celebrate America Concert: Veteran's Day concert presented by Trinity's Director of Music honoring military service veterans. Proceeds go to charities such as Wounded Warriors.

 

City Wide Healing Service: Presented by Trinity Healing Ministry for the local community.

  

Ecumenical Food Pantry: Parishioners distributing food at a local pantry.

 

Flagler College Ministry: Presented by Trinity parishioners and clergy.

 

Homeless Feeding (Home Again St. Johns): Monthly food served at Lightner parking lot.

 

Prayer Shawls: Crocheted by Daughters of the King and other ladies of the parish.


Prison Ministry: Christian outreach to the incarcerated and Christmas cards for inmates.

 

Samaritan Purse Shoebox Ministry:  Parishioners fill boxes for Christmas distribution.

 

Share the Feast: Easter and Thanksgiving meals contributed and delivered by parishioners.

 

Save our Students (S.O.S.) Program: Provides health education classes for grades 6-12.


St. Francis House: Weekly worship services presented by Brotherhood of St. Andrew and other volunteers.   Monthly dinners provided and served by parishioners.

 

St. Johns Housing Partnership: Brotherhood of St. Andrew Ramp Squad constructs residential wheelchair ramps for county disabled citizens. Over 165 ramps to date.

 

Trinity Chamber Orchestra: Semi-annual concerts by community musicians.

 

Trinity Thrift Shop: Operated by St. Catherine's Guild, merchandise contributed by parishioners and supporters. Proceeds given by the Guild to local charities.

 

Trinity Early Learning Center: Education at Trinity for preschool children.

 

Trinity Organ Concert: Presented annually for community by Director of Music.

 

Women's Refuge: Support, re-education, and shelter for women reentering society from destructive lives. 

 

Youth Mission Trip: Youth group works every summer for one week in a poverty-stricken area.

 

 

 

 

Additional Outreach Funding by Trinity Parish

 

 

Council on Aging: Funding by St. Catherine's Guild.

 

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD): Annual funding by Parish.

 

Empty Stocking Fund: Funding by St. Catherine's Guild.

 

Habitat for Humanity: Funding by St. Catherine's Guild.

 

Haiti Relief: Funding by Trinity Parish.

 

Hospice (Northeast Florida): Funding by St. Catherine's Guild.

 

St. Francis House: Monthly funding of homeless shelter by Parish.

 

Young Life: Funding by Parish, actively supported by parishioners.

 

Youth Adopted Child: Youth Group funds underprivileged child.