Ways to Make a Difference

In an expression of God’s justice and mercy, we strive to serve others in a way that makes a noticeable impact.

Within our church
, there are opportunities to serve one another in our mission of worshipping God, growing together, and making a difference.

, we focus on serving New York City in the areas of housing insecurity and immigration.

, we continue to cultivate a 20-year relationship with a community in Rwanda, while also supporting several missionaries around the world. 

Within our Church

Audio/Visual Arts Team

Lyrics Operator:

Description: Run the computer application that displays text and video/images on screens within the sanctuary and feeds to the Livestream on YouTube.  Equipment to operate includes a computer running Pro-Presenter software.  Operators are trained on Sundays during rehearsals and during services.
Time Commitment: Sundays 8-11:30am; about 1 Sunday per month
Contact: Marty Mikles, Worship Director, marty@trinityny.org.

Livestream Operator:

Description: Operate cameras that feed to our Livestream on YouTube so attendees from home can worship with us online.  Equipment to operate includes a computer and a camera controller joystick.  An A/V lead trains operators and will be present most Sundays to direct operators.
Time Commitment: Sundays 8-11:30am; about 1 Sunday per month
Contact: Marty Mikles, Worship Director, marty@trinityny.org.

Care Team

Description: Help serve on the team to do hospital or home visits, write cards, assist people with shopping, order online, take people to appointments, etc.
Time Commitment: As needed
Contact: Care@TrinityNY.org

Family Ministries

Description: Most of our serving opportunities are on Sunday mornings during service, with some special events throughout the year.
Sunday Time Commitment:

  • Infants/Toddler Rooms: 1 Sunday/month @ 10am.  A paid staff person oversees each room while volunteers play with and care for children as needed or directed.
  • Pre-K/K Sunday School: 1 Sunday/month @ 10am.  The lesson is supplied and volunteers help to facilitate.
  • Grades 1-5: 1 Sunday/month @ 10am – The lesson is supplied and volunteers help to facilitate. This is a great way to learn more about the Bible as you teach it.
  • Youth (Grades 6-12): 1 Sunday/month @ 10am – help bring youth into a real relationship with Jesus.

Contact: Brandy Caldwell, Family Ministries Director, brandy@trinityny.org.

Local Outreach

Trinity is committed to making a difference in NYC by helping our neighbors who are experiencing housing insecurity and the immigrant population. If you are interested in helping identify and establish new outreach opportunities and enjoy building new relationships with people and partnering organizations, this team is for you. Contact: Main@TrinityNY.org

Small Group Leaders

Description: Small groups help the Trinity community study the Word of God and grow deeper in faith. We need leaders for Bible study groups and social small groups.
Requirements: Being a Trinity member is required. Leaders will receive instruction and training before starting a group.
Time Commitment: Seasonally (2-6 months), or year-round
Contact: Smallgroups@TrinityNY.org

Welcome & Connection Team

Description: The Welcome & Connection Team creates a warm and inviting atmosphere for attenders on Sunday mornings.
Time Commitment: 1-2 Sundays/month, 9:30-11:30am
Contact: Welcome@trinityny.org

Within our City

6996978_300x300 Trinity partners with Hope for New York to serve the poor and marginalized in New York City. If we don’t currently have a group serving with HFNY and you’re interested in opportunities outside of Trinity, visit their volunteer page to find an opportunity where you can serve.


“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”

— 1 Peter 4:10

International Student Fellowship

Trinity’s International Student Community creates a welcoming environment for international students and professionals as well as our volunteers!

Here are some ways to get involved.

Volunteer with the International Students Planning Committee:

Plan activities for international students, including Friday fellowship dinner and Bible study, other faith-building activities, and social events.

Organize holiday and seasonal events: Fall Foliage Trip, International Thanksgiving Dinner, Christmas Tea Party

Develop outreach to attract students at nearby colleges and universities.

Become a Host for the English Conversation Club:

Lead an informal discussion with a co-host and 3-4 students to build English conversation skills (materials provided).

Offer a specialized course in English language learning if you have teaching experience.

Develop friendships that lead to sharing your faith.

Contact the International Students Planning Committee at ffistbc@gmail.com for more information.

ffis spring 2012


Description: If you are interested in learning more about serving our community in Rwanda, visit the Rwanda missions page to learn more.
Commitment: Annual missions trips and child sponsorship
Contact: Sarah Page, leader of Rwanda missions, rwanda_missions@trinityny.org