Trinity Weekly Update – November 18th, 2016

Hello Trinity Friends,

This Sunday is AOTS Sunday.  We will be joined by Melody Duncanson-Hales from the Manitou Conference Office.  Following the service, a hotdog lunch will follow. All are welcome! (Free will offering to Trinity Family Retreat)  You can stay for a hotdog and then join with your Trinity friends and family to cheer on our Superheroes in the Santa Claus Parade.
At 2 pm Trinity’s Board, as well as the Finance and Stewardship Committee invite you to attend a workshop on Stewardship practices with Melody Duncanson-Hales. Melody is a very enthusiastic and passionate about whole life stewardship. We will explore themes of how, why and when we give of our time, talent and treasures as individuals, families and as a Church.  All are welcome!
Some announcements and upcoming events
UCW Cafeteria Style Luncheon – Friday November 25th – 11 am to 1 pm
Downtown Christmas Walk and Lasagne Supper – Friday November 25th from 4:30 – 6 pm.
Join us for supper before the walk and then come back to warm up with hot chocolate. (Free will offering  to Trinity Families Retreat)
4 Trinity Cookie Walk
A cookie walk is scheduled for Saturday November 26th from 11 am to 2 pm (or until the cookies are gone).  Delicious homemade treats sold by the container.  100% of the proceeds will be used for Trinity’s maintenance and general expenses.  If you are able to contribute baking please speak with Barb Roberts. Thank-you!
Advent Communion Service – Sunday November 27th, 10:30 am
The Junior Choir will be singing.  A Carol Sing starts at 10:15 am.  
Following the service and Advent Singing Bible Study will take place in the Fireside room from noon to 1 pm on Sundays: November 27th, December 4th and 11th.  Bring your lunch and join us as we study Advent and Christmas themes through the beloved hymns and carols of the season.
2017 Church Calendars are available now!  These make wonderful stocking stuffers.  The calendars are $5 each and are available from Janice Brownlee. 
The Watershed Shakespeare Festival is back this spring with Romeo and Juliet.
Christmas Subscription packages are available from Rod Carley now.  Packages include a ticket to any performance, 6 lecture tickets and a ticket to the Valentine Pop Sonnets Fundraiser.  These make fantastic Christmas gifts!