Faith & Leadership is an online journal of the Leadership Education at Duke Divinity. They aim to create lasting change by strengthening the Christian institutions that enable congregations and pastors to flourish. This week, Faith & Leadership, focused onour church, Trinity Presbyterian Church. Under the headline, "How Serving its Community Transformed a Dwindling Church," the journal relates the story of Trinity and its continuing commitment to the Hilltop neighborhood.
Recounting the beginnings of Trinity's volunteer efforts with the neighborhood schools, the article speaks of how these efforts grew into two major ministries: Trinity Afterschool Program for Bryant elementary children and the Bobcat Club at Jason Lee Middle School. Trinity's revitalization is seen as a by-product of its service to others. And it doesn't stop in the past. The service to the neighborhood continues enliven the church and clarify its calling. To read the entire journal article, click here.