Communion ministers take Communion regularly to one or more homebound parishioners.
This ministry distributes Communion every Sunday to the residents at Briarwood. They also handle the Communion Service and Communion ministry for residents on First Friday, assist with preparations for Mass every Tuesday - helping bring residents in for Mass, preparing the altar, providing music for singing by the residents, reciting the rosary with the residents every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6:00 P.M. Volunteers are welcome to assist in these activities.
Each morning Holy Communion is taken to the Catholic patients at Community Hospital. Distributors work in teams. Volunteers are welcome.
The Holy Trinity Bereavement and Support Group was begun in 1990 to fulfill a need for parish members and other area people experiencing the loss of a loved one. Our purpose is to provide a confidential and friendly setting to talk, share, express our feelings, and support each other on our grief journey. Our group visits the spouse or family several weeks after the death of their loved one to if we can be of any help through their grief process. A packet of reading material is available to help them through their every stage of grief. We also share dinner the third Thursday of every month.
Holy Trinity Church has a childcare program each Sunday during the 10:30 A.M. Mass. The program offers adult-supervised childcare for children (infants - preschoolers) in the church basement. Parents attending the 10:30 A.M. Mass are welcome to bring their children. There is no cost for this service. If you would like more information please contact one of the coordinators listed above.
Couples planning marriage meet with a married couple who are trained to work with our engaged couples. There are usually two meetings. During the first meeting the young couple each completes a form on areas of concern. After these forms are scored by the Archdiocesan office, the young couple again meet with their facilitator couple to discuss areas of concern as shown by their answers. If interested in being a facilitator couple, please contact Father Walling.
Marriage Encounter is a program to make a good marriage better. The weekend allows a married couple to focus completely on each other - no group sharing takes place.
A pre-baptism class is offered on the first Sunday of each month for any parents. This class is required for parents before the baptism of their first child. The class focuses on what baptism is, and why we want to baptize our child. To register for the class contact Connie Howe at (419) 678-4802.
The Holy Trinity Food Pantry is open on Saturday mornings from 9 - 11 A.M. Anyone in the county who is in need is welcome to use the pantry. The pantry receives its funding from local businesses, churches and charities and our Fifth Sunday collection envelopes. The Spring canned goods drive by the Boy Scouts also goes to the Food Pantry. Helpers are needed on Saturdays. The Food Pantry is located on North Market Street right behind Coldwater Schools.
Parish Social Helpers are organized by the St. Ann's Altar Rosary Sodality. Coffee and other refreshments are served by people of the parish. This service is for any function followed by fellowship in the church basement. We have a list of people willing to bake cookies and help serve but will be happy to add anyone else to the list.
Persons who have volunteered to pray are contaced and given the intentions. They, in turn, contact the next person on their list for prayers.
Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month in May and on the second Saturday in December, which is a breakfast meeting. St. Ann's is open to all women 18 and over. Activities include: care of the altar and kitchen, embroidering baptismal cloths; aiding with the KofC and Community picnics; aiding with Forty Hours, Anointing of Sick, Ecumenical Services and other hospitality events. St. Ann's also coordinates the annual church cleaning which takes place the last week in July.
Group meets at 7 P.M. the first Monday of each month in the Fr. Yauss Center. Members believe in living the Gospel as Christ taught. For new members there is a period of formation.
The Auxiliary is open to all women age 16 and over. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month. The group raises funds for charities through crafts and quilt raffles. There are spiritual benefits. The June meeting is open to potential new members.
Open to all Catholic men age 18 and over. New members must be invited by a present member. Meetings are on the third Thursday of each month in the Church basement. This organization has a wide variety of activities.
The Catholic Adult Singles club is for adults 21 and older. It enables members to share, trust, and enjoy the ideas and company of other single adults through weekly social, educational, and cultural activities.