Acting in the community
I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me.’ -Matthew 25:36
There are many ways in which you can get involved with some things Jesus might call us to do right here in the neighborhood. Here are a few ways you can act:
In 2017 Trinity, Menlo Park launched a jail ministries program working with CIC Ministries at Elmwood Correctional Facilities. On the third Sunday of the month the team does a prayer service for some of the women at Elmwood. If you are interested in joining the team please contact the Trinity office.
heart and home collaborative
Is a non-profit organization serving unhoused women in Palo Alto, California. This year, they plan to operate from December 2018 through March 2019. University Lutheran will be hosting from January 14 - February 23, 2019. There are many ways you can be involved, ranging from volunteering your presence, helping cook a meal, or being a lead volunteer. This year, Episcopal Lutheran Campus Ministries cooked a meal for the residents on February 6 and 13 as part of our Bread and Belonging fellowship.
hotel de zink
Is a shelter program managed by InnVision and hosted by twelve Bay Area churches each month during the year. All Saints and St. Mark’s Episcopal church, Palo Alto host Hotel de Zink. when 12-18 clients reside on their property during evenings. For ways to volunteer click here.