Trinity This Week – Second Sunday in Lent

Hello Trinity Friends,
As we journey through Lent, we will continue to look at ways of enriching and deepening our prayer practices.  This Sunday join us for worship at 10:30 am.  The Junior Choir will be offering a song during our morning worship.  In Sunday School the children will be learning about signs and symbols of faith.
A reminder that there is our annual congregational meeting following the service.  All members of the congregation are encouraged to attend.  Lunch will be provided.  If nursery care is required please let me know!
Coldest Night Walk with the Subzero Superheroes – Tomorrow – Saturday February 24th.
As we approach walk day I wanted to touch base with everyone and let you know some details.  We will meet at Algonquin School in the main gathering area for the Coldest Night Walk at 4:45.  Please be sure to bring all your donations and registration information to the registration tables between 4 and 4:45.  We have capes for our team to wear.  Please be sure to dress for the weather!  It may be slippery out there.  On completion of the walk, we re-gather at Algonquin for a Chili Supper. Thank-you to all of you for your efforts in raising funds for The Gathering Place!  See you Saturday! By the way – we are #2 on the leader board! Congratulations Subzero Superheroes and Team 1305!
Some upcoming events and announcements: 
Friends of Camp Caritou Pasta Dinner
Saturday March 3rd, 2018 at Trinity United Church from 5 – 7 pm.
$10 adults $5 children
The 4 Trinity Fundraising Team will be ordering Hot Cross Buns and Scones from Cobb Bakery once again!  Order Forms are now available – see Wanda in the Main Office to get yours.
The AOTS will be selling Easter Hams once again.  $20 each Order forms will be available in March.
Save the Date!  Red Hot Friday Chili Night is on Friday March 23rd.  Delicious Chili and Desserts, Musical entertainment, and great company!  New format this year “Celebrity” judges will judge best chili (first place and runner up) and best dessert.  The rest of us will have an opportunity to choose the ever popular Best Dressed Chili!  If you would like to apply to be a celebrity judge please speak with Rob or Shannon Sanders!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Trinity this week – First Sunday in Lent

Hello Trinity Friends,
This Sunday is the first Sunday in Lent.  We will have a special Lenten Communion Service at 10:30 am, led by Rev. Kathy McCallum.  Some of the families will be attending the Family Retreat weekend at Spirit Point, however,  Sunday School and the nursery will still be available this Sunday for those families who are not attending the retreat.
Throughout the season of Lent, our theme will be “PRAYERscapes.”  Your bulletin, Rev. Ted’s message, the music and our Sunday School lessons will all explore and introduce us to various prayer practices. Come deepen your prayer experience each Sunday as we journey through Lent.
A reminder that next Saturday is the Coldest Night Walk with the Subzero Superheroes.  We will gather at the Algonquin School between 4 and 4:30.  Opening ceremonies are at 5.  Walkers, please bring all your pledges in as they will collect it at the registration table.  If anyone else would like to join us for the walk, you are more than welcome!  Click on the link to donate or join the team.
Important – next Sunday February 25th is the Annual Congregational Meeting.  All members of the congregation are encouraged to attend.  Following the service, we will gather for lunch followed by the meeting.
Once again, the AOTS will be selling Easter Hams.
Delicious hot cross buns and scones from Cobb bakery will also be available.  Look for more information and order forms in the coming weeks.
Have a wonderful family day weekend!  Blessings and warmth

Trinity this week! Reports attached

Hello Trinity Friends!

This Sunday join us for worship at 10:30 am for Baden Powell Sunday.  We will celebrate the Guiding and Scouting programs. Uniforms are encouraged!  The Junior Choir will be offering a song in worship.  Younger children will go down for activity time while older children will remain in worship.
A reminder to those who signed up for Trinity Rocks Curling Event on Sunday.  We will gather at the Granite Club on Trout Lake Road from 3 to 6 pm.  Please bring clean running shoes and dress warmly.  There will be a pizza snack between games.
Hot off the presses, the Lenten Newsletter and our 2017 Annual Report are available here —>  Newsletter – (Lent) February 2018 (2) and here —-> 2017 Annual Report (1)  A reminder that all are encouraged to attend the Annual Congregational Meeting on Sunday February 25th.  Following our morning worship, we will gather in the Fellowship Hall.  Lunch will be provided.
Some Upcoming Events and Special Worship Services
UCW Meeting with Special Guest Lori Cappadocia from the North Bay Red Cross.  Monday Feb. 12th at 1 pm.
Tuesday February 13th is the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper hosted by the AOTS.  Delicious pancakes, sausages and pure maple syrup will be served from 5pm to 6:30 pm.  All are welcome!  $8, Adults – $4 Children 6 – 12 – under 6 are free.  Family $20
Ash Wednesday Worship (at St. Andrew’s) – Feb. 14th, noon
First Lent Communion Service – Sunday February 18th, 10:30 am
The Subzero Superheroes Coldest Night Team walks on Saturday February 24th.  Please consider joining our team or making a donation.  All proceeds go the Gathering Place Soup Kitchen.  See Jim or Lisa after church.
Have a wonderful weekend and see you Sunday!

Trinity this week

Hello Trinity Friends and Happy Ground Hog Day,
This Sunday join us for worship this Sunday at 10:30 am. Following the worship join us for the 4th Annual Snowshoe Sunday – February 4th
This year we are changing things up a bit. We’ve heading to the Wasi Cross Country Ski club which is located about 20 min. south of North Bay at 907 Lake Nosbonsing Road, Astorville ON.
Plan to meet at the chalet around 1:15 p.m. and be ready to either snowshoe or cross-country ski for 1:30 p.m.
There is excellent signage for both the snowshoe and x-c ski trails and we will have guides for the snow shoe trails. You can either snowshoe or ski to the fire pit where there will be a campfire going. Hot chocolate will be served back at the chalet.
Non members of the ski club will pay $8 per person for anyone over age of 12 years old. Children under the age of 12 are $3 per person. Please bring exact change and cash only.
The Wasi Ski Club doesn’t have any rental equipment BUT WE HAVE SOME LOANERS. Please contact Barb Roberts for more information. ALL ARE WELCOME.
The following Sunday February 11th is the “Trinity Rocks” All Ages Curling Event. 3 – 6 pm. There will be 2 – 4 end games along with pizza and prizes. Cost is $15 per person. Grade 7 and up (younger children are welcome with parental supervision). Please sign-up on the board in the Fellowship Hall or contact Lisa Blais at
Some Upcoming Events and Announcements
***Lenten Newsletter and Annual Report Items are due this Sunday February 5th if you have not already submitted them. Send to Ross Brewer – contact the church for email address
Truly and Humbly – memories of the first apology will be showing on Wednesday February 7th at 9:30 am in Trinity’s Fireside Room. Hosted by the Inter-church Fellowship Group – all are welcome!
Trinity Families Winter Retreat deadline is this Sunday February 4th. Please be sure to get your registration forms filled out or email Lisa to reserve your spot!
The Subzero Superheroes Coldest Night Team are participating once again in the Coldest Night Walk-a-thon for the Gathering Place. To make a pledge or join the team speak with Lisa Blais or Jim Liddell after church or click on the link below.