January 19, 2018

What's Happening at Trinity...

Pulpit Switch:  We welcome Pastor Sebastian from St. Matthews Lutheran church to our pulpit this morning.  Rev. Bill is preaching at St. Matthews.

Trinity on Church 2018 Annual Meeting to be held

Sunday March 25 in the chapel.

Annual Reports to be submitted to Dorothy by

February 9, 2018.

Finished consolidated report available for pickup

Sunday March 11, 2018


Fellowship Club:  Sunday, Jan.21, 2018 the Fellowship Club will host a luncheon with Rev. Bill Bruce speaking about, “Where’s He Coming From”. We will meet in the Fellowship Hall at 12:00 noon.

Presbytery Meeting:  Tuesday January 23rd at 4:30 pm.  Meeting at Three Willows in Guelph,577 Willow Rd, Guelph, ON

Prayer Shawl Group:  Wednesday January 24th at 1:30 in the Sacrisity/Upper Room.  Please join us.

Ministry Team Meeting:  Wednesday January 24th at 6:30 – 9:00 pm in the Chapel.

Trustee Meeting:  Thursday January 25th at 2:00 pm in the Reception Room at 74 Frederick St.

HELP!:  More boxes are still needed for some packing and storage.   Please let Jane M. know if you can help.  You can drop them off at Trinity on Church or make arrangements with Jane, to take them to the 74 Frederick St. property.

Trinity Single Ladies:  we are dining out this month on Tuesday, Jan. 30 gathering at 6:00 pm, at Mother's Pizza, 183 Weber St. N., Waterloo. (Across the street from the Comfort Inn, near Weber and University.) Please let Eleanor B. know if you are coming OR if you cannot come. Reply be email, or phone.

Waterloo Presbyterial UCW:  Guest Speaker Rev. Paul Miller “Challenging Changes: ‘Where do we go from here?’”  Monday February 5, 2018 at 9:00 am.  Forest Hill United Church 121 Westmount Rd. E. Kitchener.  Worship and Fellowship.  All are Welcome.

Skating Party:  Join St. Matthews Sunday February 11th between 2 – 3 pm at Kitchener Auditorium for Skating and then Pizza & Pop in the Subscribes Lounge between 3 – 5 pm.

Reminder:  All bookings/cancellation of activities and use of space need to be done through the Trinity Office.  Please anticipate your needs as we share space with St. Matthews and their many partner groups.

Security:  for security reasons please do not let individuals into the St. Matthews building unless you know them or recognize them.  The Trinity access bell is on the right hand side of the entry door off the Charles and Benton Street parking lot.

Updating the Church Directory:  If your contact information has changed in the last year please let the office know - any changes to address, phone number (landline or cell).  Dorothy is updating the Church Directory for 2018.

Community Events

Sunday January 21, 4:00 pm:  Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at Brubacher House on the University of Waterloo Campus.

Sunday January 28, 4:00 pm:  Spiritus Ensemble presents Bach Vespers for the Feast of the Presentation, including Bach Cantata 98, ‘Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan,’ and the premiere of a new cantata by Zachary Wadsworth, ‘The Temple.’  Soloists Sheila Dietrich, Daniel Cabena, Steve Surian and Daniel Lichti.   The Church of St John the Evangelist, 23 Water St N, Kitchener.  Admission free; donations requested.

Saturday January 27 at 6:00pm:  LGBTQ Community and Allies Potluck and Discussion meeting at Parkminster United Church, 275 Erb St. E.  For more information contacteforde@sentex.ca.

Sunday January 28 at 7:30pm: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity hosted by Calvin Presbyterian Church – 248 Westmount Road East, Kitchener

Saturday February 3 at 9:00am:  Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support AGM 2018 at the Conrad Grebel University College.  Guest Speaker: Dr. Vinh Nguyen, 2017 recipient of the John Charles Polanyi Prize in Literature.  There is no charge for this event! You may register your attendance here!