At Trinity Church, our mission projects are initiated by members of the congregation. There are many opportunities to get involved, from projects within our community to those in distant destinations. Here are a few examples:
Worcester Fellowship, an outdoor spiritual ministry to the homesless and at-risk community in Worcester. We at Trinity support this ministry financially and by attending their Sunday service and bringing a meal to share one Sunday a month. http://www.worcesterfellowship.org/ (See below for a list of dates).
Work camps for adults and youth. Spend a week with other Trinity members at a construction site for agencies such as Habitat for Humanity.
ReachOut Worcester: Members of Trinity’s youth regularly attend this overnight immersion program to learn more about homelessness in our area.
ReachOut Worcester 2017
All are invited to join us on these wonderful Outreach opportunities.
Contact John at email@example.com if you would like to participate.
Provide lunches and worship with those who do not have homes.
2020 Dates: Apr 19, May 31, Jun 21, Jul 19, Sept 20, Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 20
See Kathie Nichols or John Posluszny for more information.
Matthew 25 http://matt25.org
We help improve affordable housing in Worcester.
Trinity actively supports the community including:
CLOSED - The Trinity Thrift Shop Open Wednesdays 9am - Noon and Saturdays 10am - 1pm:
The mission of the thrift shop is to offer a place for the people in our community to purchase gently used clothing and accessories at nominal prices while providing some financial support to the church. We’re also going to offer coffee, tea, and baked goods on Saturdays in the hopes to make this a place where people can come together to meet and mingle, as well as shop. The shop is open Wednesdays from 9am - Noon and Saturdays from 10:00am – 1:00pm.
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts:
Trinity sponsors Boy Scout Troop 101, and several Girl Scout troops meet in our building.
Northborough Interfaith Clergy Association:
Trinity is part of Northborough’s Interfaith Clergy group that meets monthly to pray together, to share resources, and to enjoy friendship with each other. We have representation from Church of the Nativity, First Parish Unitarian-Universalist, St. Bernadette’s, St. Rose of Lima, Trinity Church, Congregation B’nai Shalom in Westborough, and The Church of Latter Day Saints in Marlborough.
The clergy provide vouchers to local vendors for use by those in need. Vouchers are available to Northborough residents or individuals related to one of our congregations. Recipients may receive free gasoline (Peterson's), groceries or lunch (Lowe’s), heating oil (Northborough Oil), or overnight lodging (Econolodge).
COMMUNITY MEALs take-out
We will be ordering $5 meals from local food establishments and distributing them to our community meals guests to-go, every Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the parking lot of Trinity Church.
How you can help
Various organizations have committed to monetary donations for these entrees. But, you can't have a meal without servers, water and dessert. We are looking for volunteers to sign up to donate a case of water or 2 dozen individually wrapped desserts and/or stand in the parking lot and deliver the meals to guests in their parked cars. All guidelines of social distancing will be observed.
If you are interested in helping, please see the available opportunities and sign up here:
To donate towards the purchase of meals, please make your checks out to "Helping Hands Association" with "Community Meal" on the memo line, and mail them to Northborough Helping Hands, P.O. Box 383, Northborough, 01532.
Since its inception in January 1996 a free, full course meal has been served every Wednesday evening at 6pm to anybody who is in need of a hearty meal. Although the meals are free, a donation box is available for any donations.
The current religious organizations involved are:
Church of the Nativity
First Parish-Unitarian Universalist
St. Rose of Lima
Congregation B’Nai Shalom (Westboro)
Other participating organizations are:
The Northborough Junior Women
The Northborough Rotary Club
The Lion's Club
Knights of Columbus
For those in need of food, please join us.
Wednesday evenings at 6 PM
in the parking lot of Trinity Church
23 Main Street, Northborough, MA.
Every Wednesday at 6PM dinner is served at Trinity Church in Fellowship Hall. A different congregation hosts & provides dinner each week. Dinner is free, but donations are accepted.
previous outreach projects
Clendenin, West Virgina Mission trip December 2017
Outreach went on a work mission trip to Clendenin, WV between Christmas and New Years 2017, to repair flood damaged homes. This is a follow-up to our trip last year when we repaired the flood damaged First Baptist social hall.
A BIG thank you to David Posluszny for documenting our project!