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According to the Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church, "outreach ministries" include addressing racial and other societal issues, assisting the poor and needy, supporting higher education and campus ministries, promoting health and welfare, promoting unity among Christians, and examining and improving the status and role of women in the church. The Outreach committee supports congregational and community organizations.

The outreach committee answers or reports to the Church Council. The Book of Discipline establishes the Church Council as the administrative body of the local charge, which is the local church or a group of local churches served by the same minister. The Church Council is responsible for overseeing outreach and other programs and ministries of the local church or charge.

The committee members typically are nominated or recruited by the nominations committee at the church.

The committee at Trinity United Methodist Church promotes the local CROP Walk,
Operation Inasmuch, Treats for Troops, and the Christmas Giving Tree, just to name a few. Volunteers are always welcome to help. For more information, please contact the church office, 989-845-3157.

Trinity United Methodist Church is a Spotlight Church - Spotlight churches have a broad mission program of educating their congregation of missions locally, conference-wide, nationally, and globally. The needs reach around the world.

Criteria needed to meet Spotlight Requirements are as follows:

Connectional Giving - Pay 100% or local church apportionments. Each local church is asked to financially support the connectional life of the United Methodist Church. This includes the district, conference and general church personnel and facilities that make the UMC’s world-wide ministry possible.

Pledge and Support Detroit Conference Mission and Ministry Projects.

Pledge and Support Detroit Conference District Projects.

Pledge and Support General Board of Global Ministries Mission Personnel.

Support an International General Advance Ministry. The General Advance supports United Methodist mission and ministry projects around the world.

Support a U.S.A. General Advance Ministry. The General Advance supports United Methodist mission and ministry projects around the world.

Support the Work of the United Methodist Committee on Relief. Help
UMCOR respond to human suffering and developmental needs around the world. Wherever there are domestic or international disasters, UMCOR is there.

Participate in the Conference Covenant Relationship with Haiti and Liberia. Support an Advance project, contribute to the Conference Offering and/or District Projects.

 
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