Mission / Outreach

HTLC is blessed to have a strong Mission Outreach team that highlights monthly mission projects. 
Click here to discover stories that will touch your heart. 
Questions?  Please contact Julie Popple, MIssion/Outreach Coordinator, at missions@holytrinityonline.org.

Food & Household items needed

fAll – Winter 2021-22

A valuable resource for families in the community. Please put donations directly in the Pantry.

Items needed in Food Pantry 

  • Breakfast items – cereal (hot & cold), fruit bars, pancake mix, syrup
  • Boxed dinners/meal/easy – (family/individual sizes) 
    • Rice, spaghetti sauce, pasta
    • NO Mac’n Cheese needed
  • Canned fruit and fruit juices
  • Healthy snacks (crackers, granola bars)
  • Soup – boxed/canned 
  • Taco ingredients – shells/soft, seasoning 
  • Microwave popcorn
  • Coffee, tea bags, hot chocolate
  • Honey, sugar, spices, oil

Items needed in Household Pantry 

  • Diapers – 6/pack – size 4&5 
  • Cleaning products – dish soap/laundry soap 
  • Feminine hygiene products 
  • Hygiene products – bar soap, body wash, deodorant, hand sanitizer, shampoo/conditioner 
  • Masks 
  • Paper products – kleenex, tissue, towels
It’s a Trinity of Pantries!
HTLC is thrilled to offer another Little Free Pantry and the Little Free Library of Anti-Racism Books.
Please put non-food items in the left, food in the middle, and anti-racism books in the right. 
To leave donations, put them directly in the Pantry.

Items needed throughout the year:  Baking items (sugar/flour/mixes), crackers, cereal/oatmeal, granola bars/snacks, hot chocolate/coffee/lemonade, instant mashed potatoes/gravy packages, jello/pudding, Mac’n Cheese, pancake mix, pasta/Ramen noodles, rice, taco mix/shells, paper products–toilet paper/Kleenex

Items needed during the warm months:
Canned beans, canned meats, canned vegetables/fruit, jam/jelly, juice boxes, pasta/taco sauce, peanut butter

Mission Partners

FISH Partner Network

FISH (Families and Individuals Sharing Hope), is a collaboration of the faith community, non-profit organizations, service groups, government entities, and the business community. Their mission is to partner together to meet human needs in Scott County, MN so individuals will be able to lead healthy, transformed lives. HTLC is honored to be involved with this ministry.

Beacon Interfaith Housing Network

Holy Trinity Lutheran, along with other churches in the New Prague area, are part of a larger group of churches in the southwest suburbs that provide housing for families with children that are currently homeless.  Families rotate between the churches and communities on a weekly basis.  Hope House coordinates  a temporary shelter for up to 16 occupants for two-week periods.

Christo Obrer

Holy Trinity is partnered with Cristo Obrero (Christ the Worker) to start a new church for Latino families in the Shakopee and Chaska area.

Bega Kwa Bega

Bega Kwa Bega is a joint ministry between communities of faith in the ELCA and Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania, whose purpose is to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to extend Christian hospitality, and to strengthen relationships with one another through the shared practices of prayer, presence, and projects.

Minneapolis Area Synod

The Minneapolis Area Synod works together so that all experience gracious invitation into life-giving Christian community and live in just and healthy neighborhoods.


Sharing Tree

Each year Holy Trinity sponsors families in coordination with the Le Sueur County Adopt A Family program.  More than 300 families are gifted essentials for a Minnesota winter. The tree is set up in the Narthex around November/December time with tags for individual gifts of clothing, shoes and outerwear for the children in the program.  All items must be new and unwrapped.

Community Partners