September 15th update

What's Happening at Trinity

SAVE THIS DATE:  "Courageous Conversations"  A full-day Congregational Retreat with Betty Pries.  Saturday September 23rd.  New date Saturday October 28th, please mark it on your calendar. More details to follow.

Community BBQ and Open House:  Sunday September 17 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at St. Matthews Lutheran Church.  Trinity is invited to join for food and fellowship.  

Favourite Hymns Service:  September 24th.  Contact Barbara Bitzer.

The Trinity Book Club:   will meet once again on Wednesday, September 20, 1:00 pm, to discuss the book Emancipation Day, by Wayne Grady. This book, chosen for the local One Book One Community event, is set in Canada in the mid-forties and deals with issues of its time. Meet at the home of Eleanor B. (519-579-005).

Booking Rooms for Meetings:  If you have a meeting and wish to book a space in the church, please contact the office by email or phone to ensure it is available for the desired time and date.

Keeping the database up to date:  If you have moved or changed your phone number or email over the summer, please let the church office know so that we can maintain an accurate record of how to contact you.

Waterloo Presbytery - Covenanting Service:  Join Bloomingdale United on Sept. 17th at 3:00 pm to welcome Anne Gajerski-Cauley to their congregation. The church is at 860 Sawmill Rd. Bloomingdale. Parking is available in the church parking lot and also in the parking lot next door at Koinonia Church.

 Table clothes missing:  Two large green table cloths and some smaller green ones are missing.  If you know where they might be, please contact Laurie Gilmore.

Community News

 Sunday, September 17 - 3:00 pm:  Sing Fires of Justice, an afternoon with Tom Jackson Song and Story.   Held at First United Church, 16 William St. W., Waterloo.  Sponsored by Waterloo Lutheran Seminary, Faculty of Music.  Free ticketed event  click here

Sunday, September 17 - 7:00pm:  An Evening Festival of Words and Music. Local Musicians and Mass Choir with Tom Jackson.  Held at First United Church, 16 William St. W., Waterloo.  Free-Will Offering.

Sunday, September 24 at 7:30 pm:  Taizé service at St. Mark's Catholic Church, 55 Driftwood Drive in Kitchener  519-571-9200.

 Sunday October 1 between 2:00 and 4:00 pm:  COMMUNITY MINISTRY CONCERT - @ Calvary Memorial United Church, 91 Gruhn St. Kitchener. SOUL SAUCE, an acapella vocal jazz ensemble of about 14 members featuring incredibly lush and rich harmonies, will be performing along with, Greg Gibson, a young jazz pianist and the organist at Christ The King United Church, Kitchener. Proceeds will support the Community Ministry Program offered jointly by Calvary Memorial United Church and St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.  This Joint Community Ministry Program provides a full dinner every Wednesday evening to about 70 marginalized people, a special full festive dinner at Thanksgiving and Christmas to more than 175 marginalized folks, counselling services, food vouchers, clothing, and other supports.

Monday October 16 at 7:00 pm : Trinity United Church (Guelph) and Hospice Wellington are sponsoring An Evening with Rev David Maginley. David will speak on Compassion and the Power of Dying Well. He is a spiritual counsellor/chaplain for a Halifax hospital, has survived cancer four times and offers his wisdom regarding illness and death from "both sides of the hospital bed" as he says. Come to hear this wise and engaging speaker at Trinity United Church 400 Stevenson St N, Guelph. Tickets are $20, and are available from Trinity, Hospice Wellington or Therapeutic Touch Practitioners.