Trinity this week – May 18th, 2018

Hello Trinity Friends,

This Sunday join us for worship at 10:30 am.  Rev. Ted’s meditation is called “Dem Dry Bones” and the Sunday School begins work on Teacher Appreciation.

If you have not had the chance yet, please take a look at the bulletin board in the Fellowship Hall to see all the silent auction items.  This is a fundraiser for Trinity!  Here is a brief synopsis of the fantastic items that are available for bidding. A few of these are group activities – why not get a group of friends together, pool your cash and bid together?

* Baking: Cakes, buns, Scones, etc. – Including a custom made fabulous cake made by Carling who made the amazing cake for the Chili cook-off

Arts & Crafts: painting workshop, signed “For Better or for Worse” print, Garden stone workshop, knitting workshop, custom made birthday card workshop

Music: 10 x 1/2 hour piano lessons, rent a musician – bagpiper or pianist

Meals: Backyard bbq, high tea tickets, fancy meal, jerk chicken meal, perogie making wokshop

Entertaining: Sailboat cruise, pontoon cruise, day at a cottage

Miscellaneous: car cleaning, yard work, puzzle board, jar opener

Here are some upcoming events happening in and around Trinity!

The J.O.Y. Bands present “Movie Magic & Broadway Memories”

Sunday, May 27, 1:30 p.m., at Trinity United Church

Donations will support  “The Dionne Quints Heritage Board”. Refreshments to follow.

TRINITY PASTA DINNER-Saturday, June 2nd come for dinner and stay for “Free to Be”  More details to come!

SUMMER STUDENT JOB –  Deadline to apply is Friday May 25th.

Trinity and St. Andrew’s United Churches are seeking a student applicant for an 8 week summer employment position.  The student applicant will provide assistance and leadership for a variety of activities and outreach opportunities occurring over the summer.  As a part of the Canada  Summer Jobs Program this position is only open to a full time student who intends to return to full time studies in the fall.

Rate: $14.00 per hour  Time: 30 hours/week for 8 weeks between July 3 – August 28 Application deadline: May 25, 2018 Please submit application or direct questions to Lisa Blais at blais.trinity@gmail.com

Trinity this week – May 10, 2018

Hello Trinity Friends!

This Saturday the Hope2Kenya team is holding a Pasta Dinner at Trinity.  Pasta is served from 5 pm to 6:30 pm $10 per person ($5 children). Why not come for some delicious pasta and stay for the Nunsense show at 7:30?  What a heavenly combination!

Join us for worship this Sunday – Ascension Sunday and also Mother’s Day.  The Junior Choir will be offering a song during worship. Following our service join us for a free will offering lunch, sponsored by the Joyful Bells!  All proceeds will go towards the new seat pew cushions – or the cushy tushie fund as we like to call it!

TRINITY’S TALENT AND SERVICES SILENT AUCTION 

MAY 6TH – MAY 27TH 2018.

We are pleased to be offering some of the same popular talents and services as previous years and some new ones. This year,

we have a few group activities being offered at a affordable flat rate. These will be on a first come, first served basis with a

limited number of opening. We still need a few more talents or services. Remember no talent or service  is too small. Some of the 4 Trinity Fundraising team members will be downstairs to help you with the bidding sheets or answer any questions.

All money raised goes directly to Trinity for day to day expenses. Thank you from the 4 Trinity Fundraising Team.

A reminder that we have initiated a fundraiser to help pay for the upcoming brick work. There are “brick” envelopes in the Narthex with different amounts on them.  Please take an envelope or two and fill it with whatever you are able! Thanks for your support!

The UCW will gather in the Fireside Room on Tuesday, May 15th at 1:00 pm. The programme is Acts of Kindness.  All ladies are welcome.  PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN DATE.

FOOD SHELF

Thank you so much for all your generous donations. There have been requests for personal care items such as toothbrushes (adult and childrens), toothpaste, floss.  So if you can pick up a few of these items, we can continue to make little differences in a BIG WAY!

SUMMER STUDENT JOB

Trinity and St. Andrew’s United Churches are seeking a student applicant for an 8 week summer employment position.  The student applicant will provide assistance and leadership for a variety of activities and outreach opportunities occurring over the summer.  Training and leadership will be provided throughout the course of the job.  As a part of the Canada

Summer Jobs Program this position is only open to a full time student who intends to return to full time studies in the fall.

Rate: $14.00 per hour

Time: 30 hours/week for 8 weeks between July 3 – August 28

Application deadline: May 21, 2018

Please submit application or direct questions to Lisa Blais at blais.trinity@gmail.com

Trinity this Week – May the Fourth (be with you)

Hello Trinity Friends,

This Sunday join us for worship at 10:30 am .  Darlene, who plays Sister Regina in Nunsense, will speak during Children’s time about the value of theatre in her life!

The children will continue their rotation on the “Great Commandment” in Sunday School (look for a few snacks that the children will be offering you after coffee time).

Some Announcements and upcoming events

Trinity has been approved for a summer student once again!  

Trinity and St. Andrew’s United Churches are seeking a student applicant for an 8 week summer employment position.  The student applicant will provide assistance and leadership for a variety of activities and outreach opportunities occurring over the summer.  Training and leadership will be provided throughout the course of the job.  As a part of the Canada

Summer Jobs Program this position is only open to a full time student who intends to return to full time studies in the fall.

Rate: $14.00 per hour

Time: 30 hours/week for 8 weeks between July 3 – August 28

Application deadline: June 21, 2018

Please submit application or direct questions to Lisa Blais at blais.trinity@gmail.com

Trinity’s Talent and Services Silent Auction May 6th – May 27th 2018.

A message from the 4 Trinity Fundraising Team. We still need a few more talents or services for the silent auction. Remember no talent or service  is too small.All money raised goes directly  to Trinity for day to day expenses.

Tickets for Nunsense will be available from Dave McKenney after the service today.  The tickets are going fast – get yours now!  Why not come for Hope2Kenya Pasta dinner on Saturday and stay for the show afterwards?

Maple Syrup from the Scouts is also available for sale after church this Sunday.

DATES AT-A-GLANCE

  • TRINITY GAMES-Second and fourth Friday at 6:30pm
  • COMMUNION SERVICE-Cassellholme, Tuesday, May 8th 11:00am.
  • JOY BAND CONCERT-May 27, 12:30pm
  • SUPER SENIOR’S LUNCHEON & COMMUNION                    All those who are 80+yrs young in this calendar year (and spouses) are invited to a luncheon and Communion on Thursday, May 31st at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Trinity. Come out and enjoy good food, good fellowship and awesome entertainment! If you haven’t received your personal invitation and would like to attend, please contact Betty or Rob Farris at 705 497-0499. Rides will be provided if needed.
  • TRINITY PASTA DINNER-Saturday, June 2nd come for dinner and stay for “Free to Be”

Trinity this week – April 27, 2018

Hello Trinity Friends,

Join us this Sunday for a love filled worship service.  The Sunday School children will be sharing a song in worship.

This Sunday after worship you can purchase your gift cards from the AOTS.  Gift cards are available for grocery stores, gas stations, restaurants, coffee shops, movies and more!  This is a major fundraiser by the AOTS which allows them to support youth programs in our region.  Please consider purchasing gift cards if you do not already. Thank-you!

After church (or other times by arrangement) you can purchase Maple Syrup from the Scouts, Hope2Kenya pasta supper tickets, Nunsense tickets, and Choral Society tickets!

There will be a Town Hall Question and Answer session with Moderator Jordan Cantwell– Sunday April 29th– 4pm to 5:15pm at St Andrews (North Bay). At 5:30 there will be a  Presbytery wide pot luck supper, please bring your favourite dish to share.

UCW: Trinity UCW will be pleased to welcome the ladies of North Bay Presbyterial for their Annual meeting on May 5th. at Trinity from 9:30am to 2:30pm, cost of $9.00. The guest speaker will be from Community Living, Rev. Will Kunder will also be on hand to discuss changes in the United Church. Join us for singing, worship, discussions, eating and a silent auction. For more information contact Judy at 705-478-7781.

Save the Date!

The third annual talent and services auction starting Sunday May 6th. to Sunday May 27th.

 

Registration is now open for this year’s Vacation Bible Camp.  The theme is WOW – exploring our World of Wonders!  It takes place August 13 – 17th.  Registration is limited to 50 children.

DATES AT-A-GLANCE

  • Trinity Games: Second and fourth Friday at 6:30pm
  • Communion Service-Cassellholme, Tuesday, May 8th 11:00am.
  • Nunsense- May9-12, 7:30pm & May 13, 2pm
  • Hope2Kenya Pasta Dinner-Saturday,May 12th.

5-6:30pm

  • Joy Band Concert– May 27, 12:30pm
  • Free to Be – Mustard Seed Musical – June 2nd and 3rd
  • Trinity Pasta Dinner-Saturday, June 2nd come for dinner and stay for “Free to Be”.

The thought of the day in the church bulletin this week is worth reflecting on.

“To love means loving the unloveable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.” ~ G.K. Chesterton

Trinity this week – Earth Day Sunday – April 20, 2018

Hello Trinity Friends!

This Sunday we celebrate Earth Day in worship. Please join us at 10:30 am. The Sunday School will conclude their 3 week rotation on “Celebrating Creation.”

This is a great weekend for music at (and around Trinity). This Friday, the Hosts will be playing a sold out show at the Moose, with all proceeds going towards Trinity’s general funds which help support the many ministries at Trinity!

On Sunday, following worship, the Rapport Singers will be holding their second concert in a series…Life, It’s Elementary! WATER FOR THIRSTY LIVES EARTH…AN OLD SOUL. 1:30 Matinee –Trinity United Church. Special Guests-Also a silent auction. $15.00 adults, $10.00 students, 12 and under free.

Upcoming Special Events and Announcements

Please join us for the Moderator’s visit to North Bay Presbytery on Sunday, April 29th, 2018 at St. Andrew’s (North Bay)
There will be a Town Hall Question and Answer session from 4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. with Moderator Jordan Cantwell.
At 5:30, please bring a dish to share in the Presbytery-wide pot luck supper.

The Scouts have Maple Syrup available for sale – produced by Sundridge’s Hubbert’s Maple Products, proceeds from the syrup help to support the local Scouting programs at Trinity.

Dates at a Glance

* Empire Living Communion Service – Tuesday April 24th, 10 am
* North Bay Choral Society – “100 Years of Broadway” Friday May 4th, 7 pm and Sunday May 6th at 2 pm, at Widdifield $15 Adults, Children 12 and under free
* Casselholme Communion Service – Tuesday May 8th, 11 am
* Nunsense, a musical comedy – May 9 – 12th at 7:30 and Sunday May 13th at 2 – Trinity United Church
* Hope2Kenya Pasta Supper – Saturday May 12th, 5 – 6:30 pm