Caring and Support Ministry

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    Grief Share

    Trinity invites anyone who has lost a loved one to GriefShare, the grief support group for people experiencing grief and loss. GriefShare is a 10 week video seminar series that features some of the nation's foremost Christian experts on grief and recovery topics and provides a warm, caring environment with others who are also experiencing loss. The video seminars are combined with support group discussion of the materials presented during the video. They will meet on Wednesdays, beginning September 11 from 6:45 - 8:15pm in room 225. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (352-372-1027) for more information.

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    Rebuilding

    Rebuilding is a 10-week practical study and discussion style class to help people adjust to the ending of a love relationship, as in separation, divorce, death, the loss of an engagement, or other significant love relationship.

    • Leaders: Earl & Sharon McDow
    • Sundays, September 15 - November 17
    • 3:00 - 5:30 PM
    • Room E232

    Course fee: 25 and the required book, Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends (4th ed. by Bruce Fisher & Robert Alberti) costs 17. Scholarship support available
    Childcare is available for this class ages 1 year - 5th grade with a reservation.

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  • Visitation Ministry

    Trinity's Pastors, Parish Visitors, and volunteers are happy to visit you or your loved one in the hospital, hospice, rehabilitation facilities, assisted living facilities, or in your home. Because of privacy laws, you must provide the information to us about the person who would like a visit. We will need the person's full name and location. For those not hospitalized, we will need a phone number and address. To request a visit, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (416-3004). You can also contact the church receptionist at 376-6615.

  • Stephen Ministry

    Stephen Ministry is a lay caring ministry being used by thousands of congregations to increast care and outreach to hurting people. Through Stephen Ministry, congregations are able to equip and empower a team of lay-people (Stephen Ministers) to provide weekly, one-to-one, confidential, Christ-centered care to people experiencing grief, unemployment, hospitalization, loneliness, divorce, financial stress, a terminal illness, or other life difficulties. Visit their website to learn more about Stephen Ministry and to watch vidoe stories about the difference Stephen Ministers make in people's lives. If you are in need of a Stephen Minister, please contact Jay Schnedl (352-336-0398) or Terry Baxter (352-339-5080).

  • GriefShare

    Grief support sessions are held twice a year at Trinity UMC; one in the spring and one in the fall.  Trinity uses the GriefShare materials which include a video seminar, group discussion and a workbook.  Groups meet once a week for 10 – 12 weeks and are led by Stephen Ministers.  Grieving persons will find a warm, caring environment and will come to see their group as an “oasis” on their long journey through grief.  Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (352-372-1027) for further information.

  • Order of St. Luke's Healing Service

    The Order of St. Luke's Healing Service occurs on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 11am in the Chapel. Come and pray for yourself or someone that you know who needs healing.

  • Healing Touch

    Healing Touch is a cancer support group (open to the public) and is designed for patients, friends and survivors of any form of cancer. They meet the 3rd Thursday of the month from 5:30 - 7pm in room 204. Monthly speaker, some studies include scripture and prayer. All patients and survivors are always welcome as we share our love of Christ who strengthens us. Marcey Corey (331-2960) or Margie Stark (386-462-9592).

  • Prayer Ministry Team

    The Prayer Ministry Team are members of Trinity who are dedicated to praying for those in need. There are no actual meetings, prayer lists are mailed to the homes of the members of the team. If you would like to become a part of the Prayer Ministry Team, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (416.3004).

  • Weekly Prayer Group

    (Thursdays, 7pm, Chapel): "Ask, and it will be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you." (Matthew 7:7) All are welcome to join or leave a Prayer Request at Trinity Chapel. We love praying for others! 

  • Widows and Widowers

    Come join the Trinity Widows and Widowers group at Northwest Grill at 5:30pm on the first Tuesday of the month as we enjoy the fellowship of a meal together. For questions contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (352-559-3345).

  • Healing Prayer Room

    In accordance with the spirit of going deeper with God, Trinity offers a Healing Prayer Room, sponsored by the Order of St. Luke (OSL) and open to anyone desiring confidential individual healing prayer. Prayer sessions will be held on the 3rd Thursday of the month in rm E211 from 6:30 - 9pm. Appointments are not necessary. For additional information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., OSL Convener (337-302-4433). 

  • Lifeline Singles

    Lifeline Singles (LLS) is an outreach of Trinity to help singles of all ages find new, single friends in a comfortable, supportive setting. LLS meets on the first Friday of the month in the Youth building at 6:00pm for a monthly Meet and Greet with a potluck dinner and program. To get a list of all our activities click here and sign up as a member. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • F.R.O.G.S Group

    FROGS = Friendship Reinforcement Opportunity Growth Support. This is a support group for family, friends, and persons who have, or are affected by Multiple Sclerosis. In 2019, they will meet on January 28, April 22, July 22, and October 28 at 6pm in room 203.

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