Fiesta Church is a new kind of church where children and adults of all ages creatively learn about Jesus through crafts, fellowship and informal learning. We gather seasonally as an inclusive and interactive community to experience:
- Fun – We all gather to engage in crafts, activities and games
- Family – Parents, grandparents, and guardians join their children in a creative and welcoming space to explore biblical themes
- Faith – Join in a short celebratory worship including a Bible story, music, and prayer
- Food – Join us for a meal as we sit to eat together and share stories of our own complicated lives
This is a safe place for all youth to explore your faith, ask questions, learn how to share God’s love, and find companions to share your faith journey.
Made up of all the middle school and high school youth from all six churches in Salem and Keizer, our community is fun, challenging, and compassionate. Everyone is welcome whether your family goes to church or not.
Show ‘n Share – A group for women which meets at 9:30 a.m. on the 4th Thursday monthly (excluding summer) at Trinity. The group begins with light refreshments and a short devotional, followed by a work session on projects which have included sending greeting cards to church members and others, preparing items for Christmas gift bags, or even cleaning out a cupboard at church.
School Supplies – Each fall after school starts, school supplies are donated by Trinity members to Four Corners School and other neighboring elementary schools.
Christmas Bags – Handmade bags, hats and other personal items, books, crayons, candy, and small toys are collected throughout the year. These Christmas bags are distributed by church members during the month of December to Lord’s Cupboard patrons’ children through age 10.
August Barbecue – Annually on the 3rd Sunday of August after church services, Trinity sponsors a free neighborhood barbecue. Hot dogs, hamburgers with condiments, salads, beans, and desserts are served in the front yard of the church. Music, door prizes, firefighters, sheriffs, and children’s activities are included.
Lord’s Cupboard – A food bank open the second, third and fourth weeks of the month, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. A part of the Marion Polk Food Share network, available for persons and families needing food.
Julie’s Garden – A community garden sponsored in cooperation with Four Corners Elementary School, and Marion Polk Food Share. Plots are available for minimal cost or free to students.
Staff Appreciation – At the end of the school year, we invite Four Corners School staff for a luncheon prepared by Trinity. This is our way of thanking our neighboring school for teaching the neighborhood children.
CaN – Churches as Neighborhood Centers – an organization of Salem area churches and other social service organizations providing services to the people in their neighborhoods, sponsored by the Salem Leadership Foundation. Trinity is an active member of this organization.
Trinity Foundation – Consists of endowment and scholarship funds. Both are professionally managed. The endowment fund grows endowments, bequests and other contributions to provide for future Trinity ministries. The scholarship fund uses its earnings to provide financial assistance to those continuing their post-high school education.
JOY Group – This young at heart fellowship group plans events on the second Saturday evening of each month.
Family Game Night – On the last Friday of each month, everyone is invited to bring friends, family, or just yourself to play board games, share snacks and let the laughter loose!
Children’s Church – A class for young children, that is available during the regular church service, which uses Bible Stories and crafts to inspire curiosity and wonder about God.
Prayer Team – Members of the church organized to pray for persons who have a special need.
United Methodist Women (UMW) – Meets quarterly in conjunction with the Show and Share group whose PURPOSE is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ. We learn about and support projects for education, health, empowerment for women, children and youth in our own communities and around the world.
Congregations Helping People (CHP) – An expanding group of Salem churches that have come together to combine resources and work cooperatively to help people in need.
Faith Friends Learning – A support group to grow spiritually as we age. We spend time in prayer and sharing a spiritual book together. We meet the second Wednesday of each month at Lancaster Village.
Book Club – Book Club meets once a month. We take time picking a book, we read it individually during the month, then we discuss it at the next get together. We have fun too!