Our Ministries

Health Ministry

  • Provides health information
  • Emphasizes health, wholeness, and healing
  • Advocates for congregation on health issues
  • Prevention based ministry within the faith community
  • Serves as a bridge between congregation and community resources
  • Parish Nurse, Karen Cutler RN, BA was certified as a SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Counselor. SHIIP provides free, confidential, objective insurance information. A SHIIP Counselor can assist you with understanding Medicare A & B, Medicare Part B Supplement, Medicare Part D, and long term care insurance. The counselor can also advocate for the client in any billing issue.

Children & Youth Ministries

Sunday School

Meets for all ages during the Sunday school hour 10:10-11:10 a.m. during the school year.


A nursery is provided during the worship hour and during Sunday school.

United Methodist Youth Fellowship

Currently the Junior high and Senior high students are meeting together for study, fun, and fellowship on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m.

Vacation Bible School

Trinity UMC joins several other churches in Charles City in offering an ecumenical Vacation Bible School experience in June of each year.

Women's Ministries

  • Three different groups of United Methodist Women meet monthly on the third Thursday of each month.
    • Faith-Grace at 9:15 a.m.
    • Charity-Peace at 1:30 p.m.
    • Loyal-Unity at 7:15 p.m.
    • Executive UMW committee meets at 1:15 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month.
  • The UM Crafters meet at 1:15 p.m. every Monday to make greeting cards and for fellowship.
  • During the school year, a Womenís Bible Study meets at the church on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m and a Community Bible Study is hosted by the church on Fridays at 9:00 a.m.

Men's Ministries

  • The United Methodist Men meet for their formal meeting at 7:00 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month.
  • A Men's Bible Study meets at 7:00 p.m. every Thursday.
  • Soap Ministry - on the first Monday and Tuesday of each month homemade laundry detergent is mixed and bottled to donate to the local food pantry for free distribution.

Music Ministries

Music Opportunities at Trinity United Methodist Church

Trinity has a strong heritage of music in worship.

  • Chancel Choir (open to anyone from 7th grade on up through adults). Trinity Bells (our hand bell choir) and Damascus Road (our praise band) are the three main music groups who assist in worship on a regular basis.
  • Trinity Brass is an ensemble that plays several times throughout the church year - especially at Christmas and Easter.
  • Sunday School children have a music time each Sunday, and present a Sunday School program in song and scripture that tells the story of Jesus' birth.
  • If you would like information about possibly joining one of these groups, or assisting with Sunday School music, please contact the church office and our Secretary will put you in touch with one of our directors.

Caring/Fellowship Ministries

  • CARING CALLERS is a lay visitation ministry to nursing home residents and shut-ins. Our Caring Callers offer a listening ear, prayer and a comforting presence and also will serve Holy Communion if desired on a monthly basis.
  • MIDIS - The MIDIS is a group of individuals and couples who meet on the first Sunday evening of the month for a potluck meal, warm fellowship, and usually a program of some sort. This faithful group has been meeting for over 40 years.
  • TRIADS - The TRIADS are a group of individuals and couples in their 30ís, 40ís and 50ís who meet on the third Sunday evening of the month for food and fellowship and who seek ways to serve Our Lord through the church and community. We always welcome new members!

601 Milwaukee Street
Charles City, IA 50616

Trinity United Methodist Church
Ph: (641) 228-5368
Fax: (641) 228-4911