Partner Ministries


Trinity UMC connects with several partner ministries within the community. For more information about any of the organizations, please click on the name of the group or contact the person listed.

AMOS is a non-profit community organization in central Iowa made up of 28 diverse members. Our members are churches, synagogues and advocacy organizations that represent thousands of residents of metropolitan Des Moines & Ames. In the midst of our polarized political times, AMOS brings ordinary people together across the lines that divide, and crafts creative solutions to the real issues that impact central Iowa families.Iowa Justice for Our Neighbors is a faith-driven ministry, welcoming immigrants into our churches and communities by providing free, high-quality immigration legal services, education, and advocacy.

DMARC runs programs that feed, assist, and nuture the needs of Greater Des Moines. These programs include a food pantry network, a housing stability fund, and faith engagement opportunities. DMARC is supported by a network of 130 member congregations from four different faith traditions. 

Interfaith Alliance of Iowa celebrates religious freedom by championing the rights of individuals, by promoting policies that protect both religion and democracy, and by empowering diverse voices to challenge extremism

Justice Reform Consortium (JRC) is a group of 17 organizations that work together for the purpose of reform of the criminal justice system, from one based on retributive justice to one based on restorative justice. The organizations work to support legislation that would provide for increased funding for family connections, education, mental health and substance abuse treatment and reentry programs. These organizations all believe that we should be investing in drug and mental health courts and other community-based corrections, including those that serve the mentally ill who have become involved with the criminal justice system.

Women at the Well is a United Methodist (UM) congregation inside the walls of the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women in Mitchellville. They are one of only TWO chartered UM congregations of this kind, and one of about 19 worshipping communities inside prison walls around the U.S.