Outreach Ministries

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Outreach Ministries

Trinity Lutheran is a mission minded congregation.  We support local, regional, and international efforts to reach out to those in need.  These are some of the opportunities we work with each year.

 

The Ecumenical Bread Basket Food Pantry- located at 114 N. Water Street, is a ministry of several churches in Sparta, to help provide persons & families in need with basic groceries. If you are in need of groceries, the food pantry is open

Monday – Thursday 10 am – 12 pm 

Tuesday  5 pm – 7 pm

If you are interested in donating non-perishable food items, they are always accepted outside the office! If you would like to volunteer your time, Trinity provides Food Pantry workers on Wednesdays. Contact the office, (608)-269-5081 or office@tlcsparta.org, to get plugged in!

Sparta Area Cancer Support (SACS) -Citizens of Sparta, WI and it’s surrounding communities are continually faced with cancer. Being in such a close knit community, taking care of one another and lending a hand in the time of need are a natural part of life. It is from this that the Sparta Area Cancer Support, Inc. (SACS, Inc.) was formed.

Applications to apply for assistance can be downloaded on the Forms page or picked up at Coverra Insurance Services at 535 Industrial Dr in Sparta. Be sure to check the service area map to make sure SACS can offer you assistance.

 Point of Contact:

Lutheran World Relief  – is an international organization that Trinity supports with collections of health kits and school kits for those in need overseas.  Our Quilting Group also ships more than 100 quilts overseas annually! Please visit http://lwr.org/

 Habitat for Humanity-Monroe County Habitat for Humanity, Inc is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Monroe County Habitat for Humanity, Inc is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.   Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all. All Are Welcome Monroe County Habitat for Humanity, Inc has an open-door policy: All who believe that everyone needs a decent, affordable place to live are welcome to help with the work, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, political views or any of the other distinctions that too often divide people.

Point of Contact:

Kathleen Sumrall 608-487-2799  ~ Anita Jensen 608-269-2325 or Jan Olson 608-269-4521

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