March 23, 2018

What's Happening at Trinity...

Annual Meeting: This Sunday March 25 in the chapel.  Bring your report with you, a limited number will be available on site. Please join us after worship. 

Easter Memorial Flowers Deadline: This Monday, March 26th.    Donations are now being accepted for the flowers that will adorn our sanctuary on Easter Sunday. After the service, the plants will be delivered to Trinity shut-ins and members who have experienced the loss of a loved one in the past year. Please include your preferred wording (for the Easter bulletin memorial list) with your donation, or contact the church office 519-742-3578; email

TUCC Bus Tour Responses:  If you have not already submitted a response from the bus tour on Sunday March 18th please do so by Monday March 26th so that they can be forwarded.  Thanks very much.

Holy Week Services:

Maundy Thursday:  5 – 7pm simple supper, communion in Rm 102, moving to the chapel for a Tenebrae Service. (details below)

Good Friday:  11am service in the chapel      NOTE the 11 am start rather than 10am

 Easter Sunday:  8 am early service in the courtyard (weather permitting) with communion, followed by Easter breakfast.

 Easter Sunday:  10 am celebration in the chapel, no communion.

Maundy Thursday, March 29:  will be observed at Trinity with a light supper and communion, followed by a service in the chapel where all lights are extinguished. Come early (no later than 5:15) so that all are seated for the start of the meal at 5:30. Sign the list today, Sunday 18, or Sunday 25. There is no charge, but donations would be appreciated. Consider making this gathering part of your preparation for the final joy of Easter.

When Worlds Collide - What Bubbles are Burst:  March 30th in the chapel from 1 – 3:30 pm, audio replay of Mark.

Fellowship Club: This Sunday March 25. Meeting starts at 7:30 in the Chapel with a presentation by Deb Misener Jones (Florence Yucker’s daughter) about her organization, Strings Across the Sky, which provides musical training to indigenous youth. Refreshments will follow in Room 102. Free-Will offering to help cover Deb’s travel expenses.  All are welcome.

Trinity Single Women’s Dinner:  Tuesday March 27th.  Meeting at Angels on the corner of Westmount and Victoria! We will meet at 5.30 pm (note change of time)  Please contact Mary Ann P. to confirm attendance.

Are you wondering what’s happening at 74 Frederick St? Items have been photographed and catalogued for an online auction.  Timewell Online Auctions was selected from several companies. Bidding opens Tuesday April 10th at 7:00 am and closes Tuesday April 17th at 8:00 pm.  Content is being loaded to the site so check back regularly. Tell your friends, family and neighbours.  You might be able to pick up something of interest. Click here to access the direct link.  You can also go to the website and follow to the Trinity United Church link.

Community Events

 Palm Sunday, March 25 at 7:30 pm:  Ecumenical prayer services with Taize songs hosted by St. Agatha Christian Communities at St. Agatha Catholic Church, 1839 Notre Dame Drive, St. Agatha, ON. Phone # 519-747-1212

Wednesday April 25 at 7:00 am:  Join us for the 43rd annual Waterloo Region Interfaith Community Breakfast with guest speaker Hind Al-Abadleh, professor of chemistry at Wilfrid Laurier University. She will be speaking on the topic of Caring for our common home: Climate change and faith. Breakfast in the Ballroom at Bingemans Conference Centre, 425 Bingemans Centre Dr. in Kitchener. Purchase online tickets cost $25 each, $175 for a table of eight or in person at Erb & Good Funeral Home (519) 745-8445. For more information, contact: Sponsors: Interfaith Grand River, and the cities of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge. To download a copy of the flyer, go to