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Outreach

The Outreach Ministry continues to offer support to local individuals, agencies and groups in the downriver area. The following are some recent examples of this ministry’s work:

The Trenton Food Pantry (now housed at St. Phillip’s Lutheran church) is supported in several ways. On one Sunday a month a collection of monetary donations is taken during the worship service.

The months of June & August ! St. Thomas Members (Adults & older children (6-Teens) work at the St. Philip’s  Trenton food pantry filling bags of food  We have a great time and the work is not strenuous! This requires usually two or three (2 or 3) St. Thomas members each week Wednesday from 10:00am-2:00pm Sign-up sheets at the church or call St. Phillips Lutheran Church

We support the ChristNet Center when it is housed at the Woodhaven Bible Church by providing a homemade chicken with all the fixings dinner. The ChristNet Center provides overnight shelter for the homeless from September to May in area churches. We also provide lunches at the ChristNet daytime warming center.

Healthy Trenton Initiative! The City of Trenton has formed a committee to work together with major businesses to create programs and opportunities within the community to create an environment for a healthier community and world around us. This includes everything from clean walking parks, to 5k-10k walking and running events, cooking classes and festivals! Meetings are scheduled regular Click on the links above for more information!

The St. Thomas Community Thrift Shop Program is fulfilling our goal of recycling used clothing and household items inexpensively and our long range goal of assisting the needy with in the community. For more information, go to the Thrift Shop page on this website.

Part of the Outreach program is donating items to various charities such as the Salvation Army, First Step, THAW, etc. Our Lenten project in 2015 was to raise funds in support of La Iglesia Detroit a new diocesan-supported street ministry in Southwest Detroit.

St. Thomas Episcopal Church Aims to do so many more outreach programs! Please contact us if we can help you!