New Sanctuary Roof

Trinity Sanctuary Roof Project
As you know we are planning on replacing the roof over the sanctuary in a few months. We plan on replacing it with a gray metal roof.  The top picture is our current roof.  The bottom picture is from a simulator showing the slate gray metal roof.  

Organist / Pianist needed at Trinity

Trinity United Church of Christ 150 E. North St. Wooster, Ohio  44691 330-264-9250

Martin Luther King Service 2019


Homeless problem hits the news

Our church, Trinity United Church of Christ in Wooster, has been in the news a lot lately as a result of homeless people sleeping on the steps of the church.  Local merchants and residents are alarmed that Wooster's homeless problem has increased, not just on the church steps but throughout downtown Wooster.
Trinity has had a weekday morning breakfast program for 23 years.  We average serving 65-70 people per day.  Trinity's staff, members and volunteers know many of the participants by name and many have been coming to breakfast for years.  Trinity makes the breakfast a safe space as we try to build a caring community with anyone who attends.
Kevan, Leila, and a few other church members attended a couple of Wooster City Council meetings where they were trying to pass a law that would fine people for being homeless.  At the meetings, Kevan talked about the homeless problem.  HeKevan's talk from the first City Council Meeting:
I did not come tonight to talk about theology, al…

Alternative Gift Market - Sunday December 2, 2018 - 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Alternative Gift Market - 12/2/18 - 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
St. James Episcopal Church - 201 N. Market St.  Wooster, Ohio  44691
Do you have trouble finding the right Christmas gifts?  Ever wonder how quickly your gift is thrown away?  Find a solution to your gift-giving problems this year at the Alternative Gift Market where you can give someone else an opportunity to have a better life!
Join us at the Alternative Gift Market on Sunday December 2, 2018 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm at St. James Episcopal Church (201 N. Market St.  Wooster, Ohio  44691).  At the Alternative Gift Market, you can browse a variety of displays representing humanitarian relief agencies around the world;  you may then purchase $5.00 "shares" in as many as you would like, to give as gifts to friends and loved ones.  With each share purchased, you will receive a Christmas card and a description of the relief project to give you as your alternative gift.  In addition, World Crafts will also be selling fair trad…

Simple Gifts Concert of Folk and World Music

Simple Gifts free Concert of Folk and World Music
Join us at Trinity Sunday evening 11/4/18 at 6:30 pm for a free concert by Simple Gifts.  Simple Gifts is an award winning duo that plays everything from Celtic to Klezmer on twelve different instruments!  Their concerts are full of humor and you'll learn about unusual instruments too.  Click to listen to their music.

Concert is free and open to the public!

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NSM - College of Wooster Fall Break October 2018

NSM - College of Wooster Fall Break October 2018

We welcomed our second group from the College of Wooster this year during their fall break.  There were five college students and two College staff.  
The group worked three days in our breakfast program, one afternoon with Habitat and one afternoon with People to People.  They met with Awareness in Motion and visited MOCA house.  
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We at North Street Mission want groups to have a meaningful week and hope that they continue to go on mission trips in the future.  Part of this process involves getting feedback from the groups.  Here is a summary of the feedback from the College of Wooster group:
College of Wooster  10/7/18 - 10/10/18 I believe that NSM can make a difference by:
 *  Continuing to dedicate their time and energy to serving the Wooster community and showing others HOW they serve. *  Reaching out to the college to help students understand the community. *  Showing a side of the city that is often unseen…