Children's Sabbath

October 19-22, 2018

Realizing Dr. King’s Vision for Every Child: Lives of Hope, Not Despair

 

In collaboration with the Children’s Defense Fund and congregations around the country, Trinity observes the 27th annual Children’s Sabbath in a common commitment to improve the lives of children and work for justice on their behalf. This year’s theme is “Realizing Dr. King’s Vision for Every Child: Lives of Hope, Not Despair."

All are welcome to participate in these family-friendly service opportunities.

 

Friday, October 19
12:45pm Brown Bag Lunch distribution, St. Paul’s Chapel
4-8pm Skate & Serve

Join Go! Sports USA and Follow Your Star children’s author Margo Manhattan for an afternoon of skating, packing Brown Bag lunches, and story time for ages 4 and up. Space is limited. All children under 16 years old must be chaperoned by an adult to the event. High School youth 16 years and older may come without an adult. Sign up on Volunteerhub. Information: Kathryn Carroll at KCarroll@trinitywallstreet.org


Saturday, October 20
12:45pm Brown Bag Lunch distribution, St. Paul’s Chapel
 

Sunday, October 21
10am Whole Community Learning, 14 Vesey St.

Adults are invited to join a guided discussion on child poverty in New York City led by Grace Bonilla, Administrator at the Human Resources Administration, which oversees children and families across city agencies such as the Department of Homeless Services. For more information, visit trinitywallstreet.org/wholecommunity.

3pm Sunday Suppers and PJ Drive, St. Paul’s Chapel

Changing into comfortable pajamas at bedtime brings stability and comfort for children and helps them transition to a better night’s sleep. At the October 21 Sunday Suppers, we will collect new pajamas for children at Kianga House Family Shelter and Hour Children. Please sign up for a specific gender and size pajamas. For more information on Sunday Suppers, email sundaysuppers@trinitywallstreet.org.


Monday, October 22
8am-2pm PJ Drive, Parish Center, 56 Trinity Place

Changing into comfortable pajamas at bedtime brings stability and comfort for children and helps them transition to a better night’s sleep. Trinity is collecting new pajamas for children at Kianga House Family Shelter and Hour Children. Sign up here for a specific gender and size pajamas.

3:30-6pm PJ Drive Sorting, Parish Center, 56 Trinity Place

Help sort and pack children’s pajamas for distribution to local shelters.


Tuesday, October 23
Kianga House Reading Night & PJ Party

Join Trinity congregation members in our weekly reading night to the toddlers at Kianga House Family Shelter. To sign up, contact Sian Wetherill at trinity.kianga@gmail.com.