St. John the Merciful

Outreach Ministry

Orthodox Christians Helping Others

ANNUAL EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES
  • Back to School back pack collection - for Lost Sheep Ministry, Haven House and the Women's Center
  • Veterans Stand Down - South Wilmington Street Men's Shelter
  • South Wilmington Street Men's Shelter Christmas tree decorating and providing Christmas snack
  • South Wilmington Street Men's Shelter Greek Night—prepare and serve a Greek dinner to the men)
  • Lost Sheep Ministry Christmas Dinner - donate, prepare and cook food at Holy Trinity. Deliver meal to their location (average 600-750 people)
  • Women’s Center Christmas Luncheon - provide donations of food
  • Project Homeless Connect - help to serve meals
  • Lenten Speakers - provide agency speakers for Holy Trinity Parish during Lent and throughout the year
  • Spring cleaning at South Wilmington Street Men’s Shelter- provide the labor to clean the Shelter's kitchen
  • Angels, Hope and Joy make trail mix bags for the Haven House and Men's Shelter
  • Holy Trinity Sunday School classes make Christmas decorations for the Christmas Tree at the Men's Shelter
  • Annual GOYA Baked Potato Night grants all proceeds to the Hilltop Home
  • Immediate openings in Haven House Services transitional housing program for single parents (age 18-21) and their children. Call the Outreach Center at 919.896.7865 or go during their Drop In Center hours to 832 Wake Forest Road on Mon/Wed/Fri between 1p-5p.
ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES
  • 1st Sunday of every month - Children’s Change for Change
  • Every Monday - Panera Bread Donation
  • 2nd Wednesday of every month - AHEPA serves at the men's shelter
  • 3rd Tuesday of every month - reading to the children at Hilltop Home
  • Pop top tab collection for the Ronald McDonald House
  • Clothing donations - Bag & Tag (clean fold and separate clothing by gender and age )
  • Used cell phone collection—in support of RPD program for people in the streets.
  • Food and hygiene item collections at every Holy Trinity Eucharistic Liturgy (Elaine’s Table)