Holy Week at Trinity

Hello Trinity Friends,
As we are in the midst of Holy Week, I wanted to share with you the special services that are happening as we approach Easter!
Our friends at St. Andrew’s are hosting some prayer stations that are open to anyone. St. Andrew’s United Church will be open Maundy Thursday from 11:30am.  until 1:00pm.
Later that evening all are welcome to attend a Maundy Thursday service hosted by Omond Memorial United Church, at 7:00pm. It features a dramatic reading of Mark 14:1–50.  Communion will be served, but no foot- or hand-washing.
At Trinity youth will be gathered for a Youth Prayer Vigil –
The Youth Prayer Vigil beginsat 6 pm and concludes at midnight.  All youth in grade 7 and up are welcome to attend!
AOTS Good Friday Breakfast – March 30th, 8 am. All Welcome!  Please contact Maurice Laporte to let him know if you are coming.  You can reach him at the church office this evening (705)474-3310 or tomorrow evening (Thursday).  John Sheridan is the guest speaker.
Good Friday United Church Service – March 30th  – Emmanuel United Church, 10:30 am
The area United Churches gather for a shared Good Friday Service at St. Andrew’s United Church.
Easter Sunrise Service – Sunday April 1st , 7:30 am
Join us bright and early Easter morning at the corner of Ferguson and McIntyre for a special morning sunrise service followed by hot cross buns and coffee.
Easter Sunday Service – Sunday 1st, 10:30 am
Join us for joyful, music filled Easter Communion Service. We will enjoy musical offerings by special guest musicians along with both the Senior and Junior Choirs.
Peace be with you!

Trinity this week – Palm/Passion Sunday

Hello Trinity Friends!

I hope that you are enjoying this beautiful sunny day and have had the opportunity to cheer on the Women’s Curling Teams from all over the world!  A reminder that tonight is Trinity’s Red Hot Friday Night Chili Cook Off.  Chili will be served from 5:30 to 7 (or until we run out).  Musical Entertainment will begin at 5 pm with many special guests performing.  At 7 pm, a musical tribute to the Eagles will be narrated by Rod Carley.  Admission is by Free Will Donation (suggested minimum $10 per person $25 per family)
Trinity Games Night will take place following the Chili Night!
This Sunday we celebrate Palm and Passion Sunday during our morning worship.  The Junior and Senior Choir and guest musicians will enrich the worship experience.  We also welcome new members to our Church family.  Our Sunday School will continue their Easter Rotation.
Lenten Offering Envelopes are available from the ushers.  Donations will go towards our Food Shelf Ministries – Infant Food Shelf and Monday Food Shelf.
Youth Overnight Prayer Vigil –  7 pm on Thursday March 29th concluding after the Good Friday Breakfast on Friday March.  All youth and young adults  in Grade 7 and up are welcome.
Upcoming Events and Special worship Services


Maundy Thursday Communion Service – Omond Memorial United Church, 7 pm
*  Good Friday Breakfast hosted by the AOTS – Friday March 30th, 8 am.  All are welcome.  John Sheridan is the guest speaker.  $10 per person
Good Friday United Church Worship Service – Friday March 30th, 10:30 am at Emmanuel United Church

Trinity this week – Lent Five

Hello Trinity Friends!

This Sunday, we continue our Lenten journey.  There will be Irish themed hymns and music to enrich our service and the Junior Choir will be sharing a song.  In Sunday School, the children will begin a 3 week Easter themed rotation.
Next Friday March 23rd  is the Red Hot Chili Night.  There will be guest musicians and a tribute to the music of the Eagles narrated by Rod Carley.
We are still looking for chili to be entered into this friendly competition – as well as a couple of desserts.  If you would like to submit a chili please contact Lisa at blais.trinity@gmail.com  “Celebrity” judges will sample all the chili and choose their favourite, and the runner up.  Everyone else will have an opportunity to choose the best dressed/best named chili.  We have made a few changes this year. Come on out for a great evenings entertainment and delicious food!
Please also note that the UCW Luncheon will take place on Friday March 23rd this month as the last Friday of the month is Good Friday.  All are welcome to this cafeteria style lunch with delicious soup, chili, sandwiches and more.  11 am to 1 pm.
Don’t forget to order your Easter Hams, your hotcross buns or scones or your Easter Lillies.  Order forms are available in your bulletin or on the table outside Wanda’s office.
Have a wonderful weekend!

Trinity this week – Fourth Sunday in Lent

Hello Trinity Friends,

This Sunday is the fourth Sunday in Lent. Our worship service will be led by Rev. Kathy and some of the Licensed Lay Worship Leaders. In Sunday School, the children will be wrapping up their 3 week rotation on Signs and Symbols in the bible.

Upcoming Events and Announcements

Please note also that the UCW Cafeteria Style Luncheon has been changed to Friday March 23rd for this month.  All are welcome.  11 am – 1 pm

Red Hot Friday Night – Chili Cook-off and Musical Guests

Friday March 23rd – music begins at 5 pm.  Chili tasting at 5:30.  Please sign up your fantastic chili or dessert for the competition.  The sign-up sheet is in the Fellowship Hall. Awards for Best Over-all Chili, Runner up, Best Dessert and the ever popular Best Dressed/Best Named.  Admission is by free will donation.  There will be a variety of musical performances including a musical tribute to the Eagles, narrated by Rod Carley.  

A reminder to get your order forms in for your Hot Cross Buns and Scones, your Easter Lilies, as well as your AOTS Hams. You will find them both in your bulletin this week.

For those of you who are travelling for March Break – travelling mercies!