Trinity this week – Lent 5 – March 26, 2023

Hello Trinity Friends,

Please join us this Sunday March 26th, 10:30 am for the fifth Sunday in Lent.  Mary Grise and Chris Mogan are our Lenten Blues musicians. 

Just a reminder that our worship services are livestreamed to YouTube and re-broadcast on Cogeco’s YourTV.  Children who come forward for children’s time and some members of the congregation may be on screen at times. Should you have any concerns about appearing on screen, please speak with an usher who will seat you in an appropriate spot.

Upcoming Activities and Community Announcements

Creative Learning Puzzle Contest Puzzle Contest hosted by Creative Learning at Trinity United Church.  Saturday March 25th at 10 am sharp.  See the poster for more information.  $10 per team! Visit for more info or to register your team!

Mustard Seed Information Session This Sunday March 26th, following the worship service, there will be an information session for Mustard Seed’s new production: A Not so Terrible Parable.  This is a short, fun, whodunit style musical directed by Darlene Laferriere.  All children in Grades 1 – 8 are invited to come out and learn more about this.  If your child is interestested but unable to attend the info session, please be in touch with Lisa Blais.


Committee Chairs and Group Leaders – please note that items for the Spring newsletter are due on Sunday March 26th to Ross. This is a great way to promote upcoming events and share opportunities to get more involved! The newsletter will be distributed on Sunday April 2nd – Palm Sunday.

LISTENING FOR THE SPIRIT   Manitou Intentional Learning Community Presents  Reflections on Lent and Easter scripture from an Indigenous perspective with The Rt. Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne, Moderator, The United Church of Canada, on Wednesday, March 29th at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom.   To register, please visit

THE SUNDOG THEATRE FESTIVAL performance of “Saint City Sparrows”, written and directed by Kelsey Ruhl, assisted by Stephanie Kast. Proudly hosted by Trinity United Church, Thursday March 30th to Saturday April 1st at 7:30 pm in the upstairs Gym. Suggested Admission price is $15. More info or to reserve tickets:

Maundy Thursday Youth Prayer Vigil -Thursday April 6th 6:30 pm – midnight For youth in Grade 7 and up. Throughout the night we will be holding prayer sessions and reflections, participating in prayer stations, having a late night agape feast, and more.  The inspiration for the vigil is from the gospels of Mark and Matthew, when, in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus asks the sleeping disciples, ‘Could you not watch one hour?” (Mk 14:38) Please RSVP to Lisa at

You are invited! Festival of Faith
We hope you can join us for our new in-person learning event called the Festival of Faith. This inaugural gathering will be held at Canadore College Residence and Conference Centre in North Bay.
The Festival of Faith is open to everyone, not just regional reps and ministry personnel. As such registration will be capped at 200 participants, so don’t hesitate and register now! Take advantage of our early bird registration and save.  For more information visit the Canadian Shield Regional Council website here Festival of Faith