Historic Apalachicola Home & Garden Tour – hundreds of visitors enjoy this annual tour, getting a peak into adaptive reuse as well as innovative new construction, of stately mansions, quaint cottages, and lush gardens.
The Annual Tour, sponsored by Trinity to raise funds to maintain its historic buildings, is held on on the first weekend in May. The Tour weekend also features a Friday Evensong service and a silent auction of art, collectibles,and treasures. Proceeds from the tour are used to maintain Trinity’s historic buildings.
Penny’s Worth – a popular shopping destination for local residents as well as seasonal visitors, providing gently used clothing, household goods, and books at affordable prices. Operated by volunteers, who sort and price donated items, the thrift shop revenues provide operating income for the Church, as well as donations to charitable organizations in the community. Penny's Worth is open Tuesdays & Saturdays, 10 am - 3 pm.
Open Doors – Trinity provides space in its buildings for community-wide meetings and events, including AA, Al-Anon, Tai Chi class, Bridge groups, Weddings, Apalachicola Bay Choral,and the Ilse Newell Concert Series of choral and instrumental music ranging from classical to jazz.
Open Hearts – Trinity and its members contribute time and money to community outreach. Through its Outreach Committee, Trinity partners with Franklin County’s Food Pantry and the Elder Care Community Coalition (ECCC) to feed hungry families and seniors and meet their emergency needs; with Franklin County School (FCS) to award new computers to students bound for college or vocational programs, read to K-5 students at FCS in partnership with Bring Me a Book Franklin, provide good used clothing (and new backpacks) for the school’s clothes closet in concert with Penny’s Worth, and partner with FCS to provide a satellite Angel Tree at Trinity for low income children; and with Franklin’s Promise’s Ed Corps to provide training in conservation skills for the sustenance of our county’s forests and waterways, and with local groups to promote community cleanup. (Read details of Trinity's current outreach projects)