Explore the many ways you can contribute to our community outreach programs. Please contact us for more information about getting involved.

Project Host Soup Kitchen (PHSK)

Meals are prepared and served on several Sundays during the year by TLC volunteers at the Project Host facility on Academy Street.  Receives an annual monetary contribution.

Backpack Buddies

A team of volunteers pack and deliver food bags for approximately 180 students weekly to designated elementary and middle schools in Greenville County.

Pendleton Place

We volunteer at Smith House, the residency for teenage girls requiring safe housing and support. Activities, time, and meals are shared there. Volunteer forms need to be completed if volunteering time with girls more than every 90 days.

Towers East Greenville Mental Health Group

Meets every Thursday at TLC. We provide lunch on the 1st Th of each month. We also provide personal care items for this group

Mental Health America (next door neighbors)

Activities to support MHA usually occur during OIAM.

Neighborhood Ministry

Activities are planned to engage and assist residents at Towers East and in the immediate neighborhood of TLC.  Activities range from bingo games, lunches, garage sales, and other support programs.

Triune Mercy Center

Receives an annual contribution and also benefits from special food and clothing drives.

Lutheran Hospice (next door neighbors)

Benefits from activities during OIAM and shares a space in our next door location.

United Ministries (Food Collection)

Food collected on the 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month then delivered to UM food kitchen.

United Ministries Interfaith Hospitality Network (formerly GAIHN)

Trinity hosts homeless families quarterly at TLC.  Volunteers are need to set-up, host and serve meals.

IHN Interim House (Transitional Housing)

#8 Carter St., Greenville
Receives an annual monetary contribution to support this site which is sponsored by United Ministries and coordinated with the Interfaith Hospitality Network.

United Ministries

Receives an annual monetary contribution in support of their multiple programs.

Food Collections for Lent & Advent

Special food collections that usually go to Triune Mercy Center (Lent) & AID Upstate (Advent) at these times.

Greenville Free Medical Clinic

Receives an annual monetary contribution.  Occasionally volunteers and projects are sponsored during OIAM.

Greenville Literacy Association

Receives and annual monetary contribution.  Trinity is a book collection site for their annual book sale.

Blood Drive

Typically held in Spring & Fall during church services. Outreach committee provides snacks and coordinates with Carolina Blood Connection.

Operation InAsMuch (OIAM)

Day of world-wide ELCA community service; projects vary. Usually held in spring (on a Saturday) and fall (on a Sunday afternoon.)

Faith Build

Habitat for Humanity’s build involving churches.  Build usually begins in spring. We support this program with an annual monetary contribution and with volunteers.

Sharing Tree

Benefits various charities and takes place during Advent.  Church members select “gifts” from the tree and return the purchased items to the church for distribution to designated recipients.

Switch

Receives and annual monetary contribution.  Switch is dedicated to eliminating human trafficking in the Upstate and supporting its victims.

Furman Lutheran Student Association (LSA)

Vicar coordinates weekly meetings with students at Furman University.  Meals are provided by Trinity Congregation members; LSA members put together stockings for the students on the Sharing Tree.

Safe Harbor (next door neighbors)

Provides shelter & services for women and their children of domestic violence. We also support our neighbors through service projects usually during OIAM.

Rebuild Upstate

Serves Upstate SC low income homeowners with home repairs and accessibility improvements to create safe, livable housing in existing homes and neighborhoods.  Church members volunteer once a year for a designated rebuild project.

Mentor Upstate

Mentoring at-risk children through the Grenville County School District.  Requires a weekly visit with a student during their school lunch time.