DIVISION OF MISSION (DOM)
The Division of Mission (DOM) encourages and enables the Presbytery to direct its attention and resources to the needs of the world and to the relationship between the church and the community. Through its subcommittees and task forces, the DOM provides education and motivation to local churches and to the Presbytery to become involved in global mission and mission partnerships, as well as in responses to justice issues throughout the world.
In fulfilling its duties and responsibilities, the Division on Mission shall:
a. interpret and promote the global mission program of the Presbyterian Church (USA) among the churches, including opportunities for support and service in the various fields of missionary work.
b. encourage visits to mission fields, participation in volunteer programs, and other personal involvement in mission.
c. encourage and enable the involvement of the Presbytery's churches in national mission and ministry opportunities.
d. encourage and enable the involvement of the Presbytery's churches in mission and ministry in their communities.
e. oversee the administration of summer migrant ministry program.
f. encourage and enable the involvement of the Presbytery's churches to reach out our Hispanic neighbors within the bounds of Trinity Presbytery.
g. receive offerings during Presbytery and distribute the proceeds to Food Banks seeking to combat hunger within the bounds of Trinity Presbytery.
h. advocate for, provide educational information about, and support theologically-informed responses to social justice issues in our state, nation and around the world.
i. consider positions taken by the Presbyterian Church (USA) related to mission and justice issues, and review program opportunities available.
j. advocate for, provide educational information about, and support theologically-informed responses to peacemaking issues in our state, national and around the world.