March 10th update

What's Happening at Trinity...

Nominations are open for your church leadership: to be voted in at the Annual General Meeting of the Congregation on March 26th. Contact any board member if you are interested.

Welcome: to Gord Allgeier our Minister of Music. This will be his first Sunday playing for us.

Messy Church: Due to Spring Break Messy Church has been moved from Friday March 17th to Friday March 24th.

Trinity Annual General Meeting of the Congregation (AGM): will follow the service on Sunday March 26th in the Fellowship Hall. A luncheon will be provided.

Annual Reports: are available for pick up in the Narthex on Sunday March 12th and next week March 19th.

Photo Directory: available for pick-up on Sunday in the Narthex.

The Trinity Book Club: will meet on Wednesday, March 15, 1:00 pm, at the home of Carmetta (519-886-3534). The book for discussion is "between gods", by Alison Pick. This is a memoir by a young woman who faced problems after learning of her family identity.

Daylight Savings Begins: Set your clocks ahead one hour this Saturday March 11th when you go to bed.

Trinity News: is looking for contributors for the April issue. Please contact Keith at media@trinityunitedkw.ca to discuss your idea for an article, photo or idea.

Bulletin and eBlast announcements: Please ensure that any announcements are into the office by Wednesday at noon.

Please join us at First United Church, Waterloo: on Monday, March 20 at 7:00 pm for a Legacy Giving event-planning session. We will be joined by Dave Jagger, Hamilton Conference Stewardship Officer. All trustees, Board and/or Investment Committee members from your church are most welcome to attend. Please RSVP to Edith Coyle, edithcoyle@gmail.com or 519-744-9066

M&P Workshop: Interested in the best practices of an M&P Committee? A workshop will be held on April 1 at the Hamilton Conference Center 1552 Highway #6 North, Waterdown from 9:30 - noon. No cost. To register contact Ruthanna Mack at ramack@hamconf.org.

Come Celebrate 55 years of UCW at the Waterloo Presbyterial Annual Gathering: Monday April 3, 2017. Our theme is “Journey Where God Leads Us”. To be held at the Guelph Country Club, 133 Woodlawn Road, East, Guelph. We begin at 9:00 am – 3:30 pm (continental breakfast from 8:00 am). Our speaker is Jean Hind, Intern Minister, there will also be entertainment and a book display. TICKETS $25 (includes breakfast and lunch). To reserve your place, mail your cheque (payable to Elizabeth Kocher), noting: diet allergies; your phone number; and email to: Elizabeth Kocher, 140 Dinison Cr., Kitchener N2E 2V2 Telephone 519-578-8248 bettykocher@yahoo.ca DEADLINE FOR ORDERING TICKETS IS MARCH 20TH

LRT night work Francis to Frederick: from now until June there may be minor interruptions along this corridor as work crews for the LRT install the power system and do some testing. This will be done between 7:00 pm and 7:00 am so may affect you if you are attending meetings and programs at the church in the evening.

Community News

Queerly Christian: Do you identify as LGBTQ+ and Christian? Would you like a space to discuss how those identities intersect? Queerly Christian is an initiative of Pastors in Exile (PiE) and Erb Street Mennonite Church, and meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, starting March 15th, 7:30 pm, at Erb St. Mennonite Church. Allies are welcome, but please recognize that this is intended as a space for LGBTQ+ Christians to share their lived experience. More info: http://erbstchurch.ca/queerly-christian

March 26 3- 4:30pm: Singing with our Neighbours, Building Peace through Word and Song. The Inshallah community choir’s annual winter celebration singing with local groups of various cultures and faiths. To be held at Waterloo Collegiate Institute, 300 Hazel St., Waterloo. Free-will Offering. All are welcome for more information contact dkrugerallen@wlu.ca or 519-884-0710 ext 3241.

Sunday, March 26 at 7:30 pm: Taize Service hosted by Church of the Good Shepherd, 116 Queen St. N., Kitchener, ON phone # 519-743-3845