Trinity Church is currently involved with the following local initiatives.
Reaching the community with the Gospel through Sports. Athletes in Action runs a sports club for local youth in Brentwood, giving them a safe place to enjoy sport and to learn more about the Christian faith. Check out the Facebook page to see when we next meet.
The foodbank is run in partnership with local churches led by Breakthru Church and Doddinghurst Road Community Church. The foodbank network is part of The Trussell Trust, a Christian charity committed to community action against poverty and marginalisation in the UK.
Moses Basket is a charity that started over 10 years ago, supported by Pilgrims Hatch Baptist Church, to meet a need in the local community and help give children the best start in life. Its aim is to support families and single parents in Brentwood and the surrounding areas with the practical needs in looking after babies and young children. Visit the website (www.mosesbasketbrentwood.org.uk) for details on how to get involved.
The Brentwood Schools Christian Worker Trust (BSCWT) is a local educational charity that is supported by many churches in the Brentwood area, and has been in existence since 1991. The Trust exists to serve local schools by providing Christian learning and support. It’s about Christians serving schools.
The core activities of BSCWT’s work include leading assemblies in schools, taking lessons in curriculum areas such as Religious Education, running voluntary clubs, supporting pupils in groups and one-to-one situations, praying for schools and helping churches to build positive partnerships with schools. They are involved in many of the primary and secondary schools of the Brentwood borough.
Street pastors are trained volunteers from local churches that care about our community. They are usually on patrol from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. on a Friday or Saturday night to care for, listen to and help people who are out on the streets.
If you are interested in finding out more about their work, or are interested in becoming a Street Pastor, please visit the Street Pastors page.
Very close to Trinity Church, in Navestick Side, is the Abbotswick House of prayer. This local resource is a place for personal or group use for retreats or for personal prayer and reflection.
The sisters who run this house on behalf of the local diocese have kindly promised to pray for Trinity church and for the process of reconciliation we are pursuing via the Commission.
Abbotswick has large grounds which are maintained by volunteers, and Sister Gabriela would be delighted if anyone from our church community would be able to come and help out their team, either as a regular commitment or a one-off.
Early Christians were called people of “the Way” Acts 9:2. They lived completely changed lives, and they certainly had “passion”! Have you got that passion to be a disciple and serve, just as Jesus came to serve? “The fields are white and ready to harvest but the labourers are few.” We have many opportunities for people to partner & use the gifts God has freely given to you. We need people to roll up their sleeves! Musicians, creative people, “helps” both practical, technical and administration skills would be amazing. We also invite you to help with the financial costs of hosting the tent and visiting speakers. Finally please pray for this Tent Mission! We believe it has been inspired by God and it’s an exciting time ahead! Unity is when churches come together in love and harmony. It brings credibility to the message of the Gospel and we can achieve together what each of us could never do on our own.