Trinity this week – October 15, 2023

​Hello Trinity Friends,

As we hear news of the terrible escalation of violence in Israel and Palestine, we join with others across the world and offer our prayers for peace. The United Church of Canada has issued a statement which can be found here UCC Statement

​We hope you will join us for worship this Sunday at 10:30 am.  We continue to livestream our worship services to YouTube and broadcast on Cogeco’s YourTV.  In Sunday School the children will be cooking in the kitchen and hearing the story of the house on the rock!

Next Sunday there will be a special Stewardship luncheon after church to celebrate the many ways that Trinity friends give generously of the time, talent and tithing. This lunch is being catered by the Homestyle Cafe, so that our volunteers can be served!  Please plan to stay for this very special celebratory lunch.

Thank you to all who donated generously to the Thanksgiving Offering last Sunday!  Donations support the Monday Food Shelf and the Wednesday Infant Food Shelf. We are grateful for your support.

Plant Sale

Thanks to a generous donation from Trinity friend, Sue Laberge, there are a number of potted plants available for adding some greenery to your home or office!  If you’d like a plant, please feel free to grab one after church in the Fellowship Hall this Sunday. Donations to Trinity are greatly received. 

Need a Costume?

We have a number of new costumes available (mostly child sized) – feel free to grab one if you need one from the Fellowship Hall after church this Sunday.

Youth Group – Happy (Spooky) Little Trees Painting Party
Sunday October 15th 12:30 to 3 pm.  All youth in Grade 7 and up are invited to get creative while we paint like Bob Ross.  Bring your paint clothes or clothes that will soon become paint clothes!  Snacks and supplies provided. Bring a lunch and we will eat together at noon in the Fireside Room beforehand.

UCW (United Church Women):  The UCW will meet in the fireside room at Monday October 16th at 1 p.m. Please bring your bazaar ideas with you. All women are welcome!

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is on October 17th.  One way to support the eradication of poverty is to support a guaranteed livable income. A guaranteed livable income (GLI) is a payment to individuals or families by the government that covers the cost of basic necessities (food, shelter, clothing, transportation, and community participation). It ensures everyone an income adequate for meeting basic needs, allowing all people to live with dignity regardless of work status.  

To find out how you can advocate for a guaranteed livable income we encourage you to visit The United Church of Canada’s website.  You will find a statement by Moderator Rev. Carmen Landsdowne, resources (including letter templates) and action items. 

See you Sunday!