July 20, 2018

What's Happening at Trinity...

‘Last Chance - Festival of Faith TOMORROW, July 21 - 
Join Bill and thousands of others in Oshawa, OUIT campus - 
Pre-General Council celebration of the whole United Church - 
Still room for passengers, leaving 8am for the day!
Contact Bill directly TODAY, Friday July 20

Genesis: The Gospel According to Torah

Pick up audio CDs under the screen in the chapel - 

Follow daily at www.trinityunitedkw.ca or www.hereticslikeus.com 

Sunday July 22 at Noon in the Chapel - Gather after worship and coffee to talk:

How have you been following along with this reading so far?

·  June 4-16 - ‘antediluvian' myths, Adam to Noah to Babel - being human

·  June 17-30 - Abraham and Sarah legends to Ishmael and Isaac - being peoples

·  July 2-7 - tales of Isaac and Rebekah’s twins Jacob and Esau - being tricksters

·  July 9-14 - Jacob/Israel’s ‘homecoming’, as 12 sons by 4 wives are tribes

·  July 16-21 the Joseph cycle of stories begins...

Tuesdays at Noon in the Garret - join a lively conversation,

Over the Apollo Cinema, 30 Duke St, 190 Ontario St

Too busy in July for 10 minutes a day, under an hour a week?

Coming in August: Romans: The Gospel According to Paul

Why do Trump backers quote Romans 13 to support ‘law and order’?

Pick up audio at chapel from July 22, or online through August

Music for July:  Gord is on holidays. 

  • On July 22 Jennifer Spaulding will lead us.
  • Sunday July 29, Keith Summers will lead us in music.  Come prepare Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” with Keith and others on Thursday evening July 26 in the chapel.

July Newsletters:  Those not picked up on Sunday July 15th were mailed out this week. The newsletter is also available on line through the Friday eblast or on our Trinity Website.

Follow online….General Council will take place in Oshawa Ontario this year.  For many it's a long way to travel, and not everyone will attend.  We are sharing a link to YouTube to The United Church of Canada's YouTube channel, where GC 43 will be broadcast.  There is a lot of information you can access here, just copy and paste this link into a new window to pick and choose what you wish to view.   https://www.youtube.com/user/unitedchurchofcanada

Skylight Festival;  July 27 - 28, Five Oaks Retreat Center, Paris Ontario. Skylight began with an ecumenical group of people who where passionate about arts, faith and justice. After a successful pilot in 2015 Skylight is returning for another year.  Skylight is an open space for people of diverse backgrounds to come together, explore their faith while engaging in art and being inspired by speakers and seekers of justice. 

Keynote speakers/performers will include:  Mike McHargue, Peterson Toscano, Matt Epp, Brian Mitchell-Walker, and many more.  There will be activities for children and youth, and those who are children at heart. 

Registration for groups of 6 is just 870.00, which includes a free camp space.  Come for a day or the weekend.  Are you longing for connection? Say yes to the spirit moving us, and come join us.

This Sunday - July 22nd: St.Peter's United Church in Tatlock, Ontario is celebrating its 125th Anniversary. The service will be conducted by Rev. Stephen Duncan and John Lochead. Stephen was a student minister on this pastoral charge in 1971 and John in 1957.  The service begins at 11:00 am followed by a lunch in the Darling Township Hall. 

The office will be closed:  Monday 23.

The office will be closed: Thursday, Friday and Monday of August 2, 3, and 6th.

Board Meeting:  August 22 at 6:30.

Doors Open:  If you are interested and available to assist on Saturday September 15th at the Doors Open event being held in our chapel please contact Lori-Ann Livingston Breathwaite.