October 19, 2018

What’s Happening at Trinity…

The Gospel According to Who? – starts next!

Sun 2-3:30pm Tues 12:30-2pm, Thurs 5:30-7pm

Sun Oct 14 to Sun Nov 25 repeated Tues/Thurs

 1. Sources – how did we get from Jesus to books?

2. ‘Lost’ Gospels  infancy, wisdom, sayings, rejected

3. Mark – when worlds collide – big start, hard end

4. Matthew – ‘spin-doctored’ church’s gospel

5. Luke – liberation and liftoff, volume 1 of 2

6. John – now for something completely different

7. Me or Us – what’s your ‘greatest hits playlist’?

Audio available online, www.hereticslikeus.com – CDs and thumb drives at the chapel and office

Hands-on fun – if only the disciples and apostles had enjoyed 3M stickie notes and coloured paper!

Can you help out on a Sunday:  Readers for Scriptures and Prayers are needed.  Please see the sign-up sheet located under the TV monitor at the front of the chapel.  Also looking for adhoc Advent planners.

Sunday Oct 21 – “Four Plans” Sunday Repeat of last year’s popular workshop – updating our plans for ‘self’, ‘stuff’, ‘circle’, and ‘legacy’ – preparing to face professional advisors – update family and friends about our preferences and plans.

Trinity Fellowship Club: will meet on Sunday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m.in the Chapel at Trinity on Church. The speaker will be Sharon Livingstone who will present on the topic, "Ageism and Aging."  Sharon Livingstone is the current Chair of the ambridge Council on Aging. She has held other posts in the areas of aging, gerontology and age friendly communities. Congregation members are welcome to attend. At this meeting, tickets to our annual Christmas Party on December 12 can be purchased.

Sunday Oct 28  Peace Sunday, 10am worship Farewell to Gord Allgeier – with music and cake!

Trinity Single Women’s Dinner:  Tuesday October 30th at 5:30. Meeting at Homestyle Diner, Parkdale Plaza 504 Albert St, Waterloo.  Owner Craig purchased several pews from our spring auction and is so happy to have them in his restaurant.  Come and reconnect with everyone and have a chance to sit once more on a Trinity pew! Please let Mary Ann P. know by October 28th if you plan to attend.  If you need a ride let her know. 

Presbytery Wide Worship Service:  Inviting United Church members and adherents to this service marking the end of Waterloo Presbytery on Sunday November 4th at 3:00 pm at Parkminster United Church, Waterloo.

New Gifts with Vision catalogue 2018-2019:  is available on line. Celebrate a special occasion and make a difference in the world. Gifts with Vision projects support the work of United Church partners across Canada and around the world.

United Church of Canada: emergency appeal for our partners in the Asia Pacific Region who have been hit by typhoons, tsunamis and earthquakes this fall causing massive damage and costing thousands of lives.  Please donate.

Waterloo Presbyterial UCW Gathering:  November 5th 9:30 – noon at St. James’-Rosemount United, Kitchener.  Topic is “Plastics!”  Join us for the morning.

Community Events

Annual Harvest Supper:  Tuesday October 23rd 5:00 – 7:00pm at Bridgeport United Church.  Roast pork dinner, mashed potatoes, corn, sauerkraut and dessert.  $17 Adults / $8 Children (6-12) / Children age 5 and under free.  Also, there will be a craft table and bake sale.  Tickets available by phone or email and at the door.  No reservation necessary.  519-745-0931 or buc1@bellnet.ca

A Week of Guided Prayer:  Abundant Life -Hosted by Calvary Memorial United – 91 Gruhn Street Kitchener.  Sunday November 4 – Saturday November 10.  Registration fee $25.  Poster, brochures and registrations forms found outside the chapel doors with more information.

Hamilton Conference FarewellA Come and Go Tea Celebrating Hamilton Conference will be held on Friday November 16 between 1 and 3 pm.  1552 Highway 6 North, Hamilton. 

Paths to Contentment in Midlife and Retirement retreat and facilitated discussion: Rev. Dr. Paul Gilroy is offering another retreat for people navigating midlife and anticipating or adjusting to retirement. The focus will be how to make a faster and smoother transition to this major new stage of life, for which many boomers are unprepared. Participants will learn about 8 key practices that contribute to midlife and retirement contentment. Nov. 17, 9:30 am– 4 pm; at Ignatius Retreat Centre, Guelph. $125 per person; $200 per couple; or Pay What You Can. Includes lunch and materials. Registration and more detail at newfutures.ca. See poster on bulletin board for details.