Trinity Presbyterian Church, 185 Swaggertown Rd.,Scotia, NY 12302,518-399-8782

Ministry in Action

Here's a video about our ministry in action: Mission Causes

Reaching out to our community and beyond, Trinity's ministry is an active part of who we are.  Here are some examples of the work we do:

  • One Great Hour of Sharing Collection

  • Backpack Ministry - providing weekend meals to local school children who might go without - serving about 30 children at Scotia schools.

  • Giving to and supporting Rohingya refugees settling in the Capital District

  • Our special mission support - Haiti Mission School at Labastille - Trinity people participate in yearly trips.  Please keep the mission and its people in your prayers!

  • Scott and Elmarie Parker are Presbyterian Ecumenical Partners for Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon. Visit their website here: Partners

  • CROP Walk - Sunday afternoon, May 5, 2019 CROP Walk FAQ

  • "Patty's Place" - the "drop in center" for female sex workers in Schenectady - a comfortable place for those who might need to rest without fear of exploitation or harm.  It is staffed by volunteers including former prostitutes.

  • Support to the YWCA Domestic Violence Programs.  A Zumbathon at Trinity raised $2469 for programs, advocacy, counseling & shelter.

  • Intergenerational Work Camp - Woodbury Crossing August 3-7, 2019.

  • SiCM Summer Lunch program - Collins Park, June26 - 28, and Quackenbush Park, July 1 - 3, 5.

  • Guatemala Mission: Partnership with the Mam Presbytery. 

  • Taizé and other youth trips

  • Equinox Thanksgiving Dinner - to volunteer see Nancy Virkler or send an E-mail to

  • Jail Ministry - providing Advent devotionals to inmates

  • STAND-UP Against Poverty concerts

  • Midnight Breakfast Run in New York City

  • Adopt-a-Family - sponsoring needy families at Christmas

  • Shawl Ministry - making and distributing warmth and comfort to those sick, recuperating or grieving - 27 shawls were given out in 2018.

  • Storytelling in the Gambia, Cameroon, Guatemala & Haiti

  • Pakistani Fellowship

  • Collections for families in need

  • Community Interaction & Outreach: we support and individually participate in these: Mission Opportunities


Trinity's Sunday school provides Christian education to pre-Kindergarten thru Middle School children.


Last year eight youth are in the Confirmation Class.


Save the dates this summer: August 19 - 22!





Join Us for Worship


Sunday School and nursery available during worship. We are an accessible Church.

Where to Find Us

We’re Located at:

185 Swaggertown Road

Scotia, NY 12302