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Local & Global Mission

Trinity has a rich history in Local and Global Mission.IMG_1299

We commit 20% of our budget to Local & Global Mission. We support missionaries around the globe. We reach into our neighboring cities and touch the lives of many through our community ministry partners. We lead short-term mission trips each year. We have much to be proud of and yet we still have very much to do. God calls, “Who will go for me?  Whom will I send?”  The challenge is to continue to hearken to God’s voice and not become complacent. We need to continually ask God how we can be light, how we can serve, and how we can go. As you explore Trinity’s Local & Global web pages, discover new opportunities where you can be God’s hands and feet in the community and in the world.

If you would like more information about Local or Global Mission please contact Ron Oldenkamp at 714.505.6254 x108 or

Our Vision:

Trinity is a congregation that follows Jesus into the world so all peoples can know him and experience his transforming love.

Our strategic areas of focus are in the areas of:

  • Leadership Development
  • Church Planting
  • Church Mobilization & Research
  • Mercy & Justice Ministries
  • North American Evangelism
  • Bible Translation

We support missionaries who serve Asia, Bonaire, Canada, Ecuador, England, Latin America, Indonesia, the Middle East, Papua New Guinea, Spain, India, several African countries (Ethiopia, Senegal, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania), and the United States.

Explore the Local & Global Outreach pages to find out more about what God is doing through Trinity and how you can get involved. 


Ethiopia Partnership

Trinity’s involvement in Ethiopia began in 1925 when we commissioned Fred and Daisy Russell as our very first missionaries. 75 years later, Trinity decided to adopt an unreached people group and God directed us to Ethiopia, an amazing sequence!

In October 2002, Trinity’s Session voted to adopt the Suri, Suri Baale, and Nyangatom peoples of Ethiopia. We chose to give focused energy, resources, and prayer for these peoples in order to see them hear the Gospel and turn to Jesus. The Suri and the Baale are isolated geographically and culturally from the rest of Ethiopia and are actually feared by other Ethiopians. They herd cattle and have a revenge culture.  Now there are three Suri churches and a small new Suri Baale one. Most of the people in both groups are still unreached. The Suri have a small amount of the Bible in their language and the Suri Baale have none yet.

We have also made a partnership with the local Synod of the Ethiopian denomination, Mekane Yesus. The Synod is less than 20 years old and is still rapidly growing. We strongly support their Bible School, since there is a great need for trained pastors.  Almost 50 of Trinity’s people have gone to learn and to serve the Suri and the Synod.

If you are interested in joining one of our trips, contact Giny Roundy at

“Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” John 20:21

“God isn’t looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow Him.” – Hudson Taylor


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