Trinity this week – Celebrating our Children’s Ministries

Hello and Happy Friday Trinity Friends,

This Sunday we will celebrate our Children’s Ministries and the many volunteers to help make it such a vibrant and lively part of our Church family. The UCW will be presenting bibles to the Grade 5 students, Rev. Ted will be offering a special song, we will hear some important news about our roof situation and we will share in the sacrament of Holy Communion! Please plan to attend.

In Sunday School the children will continue their Sunday School sprouts program – working in the garden, planting and weeding. Please take a look after the service to see the work that they have put into it.

To round out the celebrations of our Children’s ministries please plan to come for Mustard Seed’s Matinee performance of “Not Your Average Joe” – the classic story of Joseph told with a 1950’s twist! Ranging in age from 4 to 13, a cast of 21 talented young people will have you bopping along as they sing, dance and act out this familiar story today at 1:30 pm. $10 per adult, $5 Children.

Then come back for the Hope2Kenya Pasta Dinner from 5 – 6:30 pm. $10 per adult, $5 Children.


Come to the Hope2Kenya Pasta Dinner first and then stay for the 7 pm evening performance of “Not Your Average Joe”.

You can have Dinner AND a show for the low price of $20 per Adult or $10 per child!

​Hope to see you all Sunday!​

Trinity this week – May 30, 2019

Hello Trinity Friends,

This weekly email comes a day early as some of us prepare to attend the first meeting of the Canadian Shield Regional Council in Sault Ste. Marie. Many of us are looking forward to meeting new colleagues and friends and discussing the work of the wider church. Look for more information about the meeting in the near future.

This Sunday, join us for a very special worship service. The UCW will be leading the service. We will also be sharing a video recorded sermon from our Executive Minister to the Canadian Shield Regional Council, Rev. Peter Hartmans. The Mustard Seed cast will be sharing one of their songs from their upcoming show as well.

In Sunday School the children will be starting a special Sunday School session, led by Karen and Wes Johnson. The Sunday School Sprouts Program will be a wonderful opportunity for children to engage with nature and put into practice caring for God’s creation! The Sunday School, under the mentorship of Karen, Wes and other Trinity gardeners ,will have the opportunity to weed, plant and care for our garden. Gardening gloves will be provided!

Next Sunday join us for Communion and a celebration of the Sunday School Volunteers!

Mustard Seed Present’s “Not Your Average Joe” – The classic story of Joseph told with a 1950’s twist! Ranging in age from 4 to 13, a cast of 21 talented young people will have you bopping along as they sing, dance and act out this familiar story. There are two perfomances on Sunday June 9th – A matinee at 1:30 and an evening show at 7 pm. Tickets are available at the door and are $10 for Adults and $5 for students and children. Come out and support budding local theatre! For more information please contact Lisa at

That very same Sunday, the Hope2Kenya team will be holding a pasta supper! Pasta will be available from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. $10 per person ($5 for children).

What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday – dinner and a show for $20 (or a matinee and a dinner).

Please come out and support both of these excellent events!

​We would like to offer our sincere thanks to Betty Farris, Neil Kennedy​, and all the J.O.Y. Band and J.O.Y. Band too musicians for an excellent spring concert. There was over $4300 raised for the Trinity Roof Restoration Fund! WOW! Thank-you to all involved.

​Blessings and peac

Trinity this week – May 24, 2019

Happy Friday Trinity Friends,
We are busy setting up for tomorrow night’s final Glitter Dinner.  For those of you who have purchased tickets, if you would like to reserve seating for a group of 4 or more, please let me know via email today!  There are only a few tickets left, so if you have not purchased your ticket yet and would like to come, please call the office asap!  Tickets MUST be pre-purchased.  If you have any special allergies or food restrictions, please let me know today as well.  We will have vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-free options available – you do not need to let us know about that. The doors to the dining room will NOT be open until 5:15 – please do NOT arrive before then as we will still be setting up.  Thank-you!
This Sunday during worship we welcome members of the J.O.Y. Band to our service.  Please plan to stay after the service for a free will offering lunch provided by the UCW.  After the lunch the J.O.Y. Bands will be presenting their spring concert “Maytime Melodies” at 1:30 pm.  Admission is by free will donation with all proceeds going towards Trinity’s Roof repair.
Please note that the date for Mustard Seed’s production of “Not Your Average Joe” has changed slightly!  There will now be two performances on Sunday June 9th.  A matinee at 1:30 and an evening showing at 7 pm.  There will no longer be a Saturday evening performance!Please plan to support these young, talented performers by coming to one of their shows!  You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious pasta dinner.  The Hope2Kenya team is holding their pasta dinner fundraiser on Sunday June 9th from 5 to 6:30 pm. Tickets for both of these events are $10 per Adult and $5 per child (12 and under).  So you can have dinner and a show for only $20!!! ($10 for children).  What a great deal!
The Knitting Pilgrim, aka Kirk Dunn ( former North Bay resident), is bringing a unique art installation to Calvin Presbyterian Church on Tuesday April 28th at 7 pm.  The Knitting Pilgrim is a one-man play & talkback about the real-life artistic and spiritual journey of Kirk Dunn, who took 15 years to knit a triptych of tapestries, designed in the style of stained glass windows, exploring the commonalities and conflicts of the Abrahamic faiths.  Tickets are $20 and available from Lisa after the service on Sunday.
A reminder also that there are still lots of items up for bidding for Trinity’s Silent Auction.  The auction closes on Sunday – so be sure to get your bids in before church starts – if you can not make it in and you want to place a bid, feel free to email me!
Have a wonderful weekend!

Trinity this week – May 17, 2019

Hello Trinity Friends,

This Sunday join us for worship at 10:30 am. Following worship please join us downstairs in the Fellowship Hall for coffee and conversation. While you are downstairs, please consider bidding on one of the many items up for silent auction. At the moment there are a number of items with NO bids! I will be posting these items on our Trinity Facebook page. If you would like to make a bid but will not be able to be here in person to add your name, please let me know and I would be happy to add your bid to the list!

There are a number of special events coming up.
Tickets for many of these events/dinners will be available after church on Sunday.

· Glitter Dinner – these MUST be purchased ahead of time for seating purposes. Please be sure to get yours! $40 (with a $25 charitable donation receipt).Saturday May 25th

· Broadway Stories – Starring the women from Nunsense, including our own Darlene Laferriere. $15 opening night special for Trinity friends. Tickets for all other nights are also available. Wed May 22 – Sat May 25th, 7:30 at Widdifield

· The J.O.Y. Bands present their spring concert, Maytime Melodies – Sunday May 26th, 1:30. Free will donation at the door

· The Knitting Pilgrim Tuesday May 28, 7 pm Calvin Presbyterian Church Tickets $20 for this one of a kind show

· UCW Cafeteria Style Luncheon is on Friday May 31st from 11 am to 1 pm. All are welcome!

Trinity this week – May 10, 2019

Hello Trinity Friends,

Please join us for worship this Mother’s Day Sunday at 10:30 am. The Junior Choir will be sharing a song. After the service, join us for fellowship and coffee. While you are enjoying your coffee, please be sure to take a look at the Silent Auction sheets and place your bids! There are a number of wonderful items and services to bid on – and at the moment, it looks like I will be going home with ALOT of baked goods – so please – take a look and place your bids!!!

In the fellowship Hall you will also have the opportunity to:

  • purchase gift cards from the AOTS for anything from groceries to gas and much more! Purchase of these gift cards provide an opportunity to help support youth and youth programs
  • purchase fresh, local maple syrup helping to support the Scouting programs
  • pick up tickets for the Dressing Room Collective show “BROADWAY STORIES” for a special opening night group price of $15
  • purchase tickets to the gourmet GLITTER DINNER featuring a delicious buffet style meal (salmon, roast pork, stuffed chicken, sides, salads, desserts – many gluten free and vegetarian options too) $40 (you will get a $25 charitable tax donation)
  • Register your child(ren) for this summer’s Vacation Bible Camp program – July 15 to 19th – spaces are filling up – get your registration forms in soon to guarantee your space

A few upcoming events to put on your calendar

The UCW will meet this Monday May 13th at 1 pm in the Fireside Room. The topic is “Mother’s Day” All women welcome!

NORTH BAY “PRESBYTERIAL” UCW will gather in Powassan on May 15th. The theme will be New Beginnings. The guest speaker will be Melody Duncanson-Hales, Minister of Stewardship and Youth, Canadian Shield Regional Council. Welcome will be at 10:00, with lunch provided by our hostesses.

​The J.O.Y. Band​s spring concert “Maytime Melodies” takes place on Sunday May 26th at 1:30 pm. All proceeds will go towards the Trinity roof restoration fund.

See you Sunday!​