Outside the Cathedral
The ministers of the church are its people. At the end of our worship services, we are all called "to go out into the world to love and serve."
Local Outreach Opportunities
This group seeks to help family members and friends of those whose drinking bothers them. They meet in Lower Mitchell House on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 12:05 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Feed the Hungry
Feed the Hungry provides a hot breakfast five mornings a week (Monday - Friday) to the homeless and other hungry folks. We serve 52 weeks a year, holidays included, at the Salvation Army from 7:00 to 7:30 a.m. This ministry has been serving the homeless for 10 years with 100% volunteer support; we have no paid staff.
Saint Francis House (website)
This multifaceted organization, founded by the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas, provides food and clothing to those in need as well as financial assistance with medicine, utilities, and rent. Trinity Episcopal Cathedral supports St. Francis House financially with loose plate offerings on Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, Pentecost, and All Saints. Donations of food and clothing are received in the St. Francis House boxes in Morrison Hall at Trinity. The Matthew 25 committee is always looking for volunteers to assist with various projects for St. Francis House.
Located at First Presbyterian Church, 800 Scott Street, Stewpot serves on average 200 persons a hot meal at lunch five days a week. and provides an open clothes room to its clients. Trinity Episcopal Cathedral is responsible for preparing and serving the lunch every other Monday. Volunteers are always welcome to serve lunches and clothing donations are always accepted. For more information contact Kay Shurgar at 501-681-4407. Click to learn more about Stewpot
Race and Reconciliation with Bethel AME
Trinity has a covenant agreement with Bethel AME aimed at building relationships between the two churches. Past activities have included a summer and winter community garden, hymn fests and potluck dinners.
Outreach Beyond Our Community
Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD)
For more than 60 years, ERD has been the compassionate response of the Episcopal Church to human suffering around the world working with Anglican and ecumenical partners by responding to emergencies, eliminating disease such a as HIV/AIDS and malaria, and partnering for real change in our world and in our environment. Check out their web site at www.episcopalrelief.org for more information about how you can become involved in this outreach ministry.