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NSM - Chesterland Community Church Visit - June 2017

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We welcomed our first group to North Street Mission!  The Chesterland Community Church youth group visited in June 2017.  There were five youth, two adults and their Pastor, Jason Bricker-Thompson.

The group worked four days in our daily breakfast program.  In the afternoon they worked two days at People to People Ministries, and one day each at Sonnenberg Village in Kidron and at MOCA House.

Click here to see photos

Trinity Energy Audit Initiatives made possible with Wayne County Community Foundation Grant

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Trinity United Church of Christ - Downtown Wooster
2015/2016 Energy Audit Upgrades
Project scope and funding: In 2011, Foster Energy Management conducted an energy audit of our building giving us a number of projects that we can do to save energy and reduce our carbon footprint.  As one of our stewardship goals we have made it a goal to reduce our carbon footprint to save both energy and money.    Most of these require significant investment up front with paybacks anywhere between one and ten years.
The following projects were made possible, in part, through a grant from the Wayne County Community Foundation.  We are so thankful for the support of the Wayne County Community Foundation for these projects and the many other initiatives that they support in the community.    
In 2015 and 2016 we worked on three projects:  lighting, appliances  and plumbing.  For the lighting project we updated the fluorescent light fixtures to accept the new LED fluorescent style light bulbs.  In addition,…

North Street Mission

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Trinity United Church of Christ(Wooster)
Contact:   Melissa Blyth                   150 East North St 
                  Wooster, Ohio 44691
Phone:  330-264-9250
E-Mail:  mugglems@yahoo.com
Fax:  330-264-0380
Website: www.northstreetmission.org Trinity is located in Wooster Ohio which is the seat of Wayne County. It is approximately 50 miles South, South West of Cleveland and 35 miles South West of Akron.  Trinity hosts a free hot, healthy breakfast, five days a week for the community.  We serve an average of 65 people per day.  The program requires 100 volunteer hours each week.  18,000 meals were served in 2015. 

Projects/Focus:  Volunteer groups will begin each day by working with Trinity volunteers preparing and serving our Breakfast Program.  Following breakfast they will have the opportunity to work with one of several community organizations including MOCA House (a local mental health drop in center), People to People Ministries (a local food pantry), Salvation Army, Boys and Girls Clu…

Throwback Thursday Facebook posts

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5-18-17 TBT Facebook post - Wooster Daily Record article from May 1982 about Trinity's Mother-Daughter banquet! Pictured is Dee Watkins Carter. The article mentions a number of other current members. Note that there were 260 ladies in attendance. A chicken casserole dinner ws served by the men of the church!



Outdoor Worship Service - Sunday August 20, 2017

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Outdoor Worship August 20, 2017
John Streeter Amphitheatre, Secrest Arboretum 2122 Williams Rd. Wooster, Ohio  44691 Sunday August 20, 2017 – 10:30 am
Join us for our annual outdoor worship service surrounded by the beauty of the Secrest Arboretum on the OARDC / ATI Campus.  After worship we will gather at the nearby glassed in pavilion for our pot luck lunch.  The Fellowship Committee will be providing grilled hot dogs and beverages.

The Amphitheatre has stone wall seating so you might want to bring a blanket or chair to sit on.  Bring a pot luck dish to share and you own table service.

Here is a link to last year's outdoor service

Esperanza Mission Trip - March 2017 Follow-up

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This past Sunday 4/30/17 was our Esperanza reflection Sunday during worship.  Below are links to the various parts of the service and a link to our trip blog.  Please consider joining us next year - Esperanza 2018 - March 10-17, 2018.

Eduardo addressing Trinity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CBZJWDz8zU
Esperanza 2017 Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7ud8wOZtGY
Children's message https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVcIchMqtp8
Esperanza reflections: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPv0-ZiTeWo
This is Home https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLA_b5Ick3g
Our trip blog http://esperanzamission.blogspot.com/


Vacation Bible School - June 19-22, 2017 - 9 am to noon

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Downtown Vacation Bible School 2017When:  June 19-22 – 9 am to noon Where:  First Presbyterian Church of Wooster                 621 College Ave                 Wooster, Ohio  44691 For Children Ages 4 through 6th grade
Sponsored by the following churches: Central Christian Church First Church of Christ, Scientist First Presbyterian St. James Episcopal St. Mary Church Catholic Trinity United Church of Christ Wooster United Methodist Zion Lutheran
Theme:  Maker Fun Factory Created by God, Built for a Purpose
The whole week is filled with interconnected lessons and experiences to enable the children to discover that they’re lovingly crafted by God and built for a purpose.  They learn one important Bible point each day and is reinforced through Bible adventures.    
For any VBS to be successful we need plenty of volunteers.  Please consider volunteering even if you can only do so one day.

Register your Child and/or sign up to Volunteer at:  www.downtownvbs.com