September 14, 2018

What’s Happening at Trinity

Romans: The Gospel According to Paul

Pick up audio CDs under the screen in the chapel - 

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Glib Liberals Reading Leviticus in Tory Times starting soon…

 Tuesdays at Noon in the Garret - join a lively conversation,

Over the Apollo Cinema, 30 Duke St, 190 Ontario St


Doors Open:  Tomorrow - One day plus 34 locations plus FREE admission = Doors Open! Trinity has partnered with St. Matthews to open for the day on Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We're bringing Trinity's history at 74 Frederick St. into our Trinity on Church space, with a focus on the chapel in which we worship and also the courtyard. There will be music, photos from Trinity's 175th anniversary, cookbooks and stained-glass reproductions for sale, and the contents from two of our three time capsules on display.

St. Matthews BBQ:  This Sunday after service.  BBQ and Bouncy Castle welcome back party in the parking lot.  Money collected from a free will offering will go to the Refugee Fundraiser.

Transition Team Meeting:  September 17 at 5:30 in the chapel.

Board Meeting:  September 19th at 6:30 in the chapel.

Meetings in the United Church are open to observers -
Drop in to show your interest and support to any posted meeting!

Trinity Book Club: will meet on Wednesday, Sept.19 at 1:30pm in the home of Vi to talk about "Carnegie's Maid", by Marie Benedict. The story, set in Pittsburgh in the 1860's, traces the life of an Irish immigrant girl hired by the wealthy Carnegie family. Regulars AND newcomers are welcome to join in a discussion of this semi-historical novel.

What If Stories:  New stories added this week to the bulletin board in the hallway.  Stop by to read them. 

Trinity Single Women’s Dinner**** note location change:  The September dinner will be a pot luck at the home of Jane on Sept. 25 at 5.30 pmPlease let Jane know by the 23rd if you are able to attend.

Presbytery Meeting:  September 25th at Forest Hill United, Kitchener.  Please let Cathie know your plan to attend by Sept 21st for supper numbers.  More details yet to come.

Hamilton conference UCW:  Annual Fall Retreat at Five Oaks Friday October 12 and Saturday October 13th.  Arriving at 4:00 pm.  Theme “Walking a New Path with our Lord”  Cost $115 – preregistration $20(non-refundable) Registration deadline September 30th.

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. 

Ministry in Motion 2018 November 5 – 7, 2018:  Registration is now open.  Guest speakers, Betty Pries, Jason Byassee, Cheri DiNovo.  Check out the website for details.  Register before October 9th for Early Bird rate of $225.  Happening at Wellington Square United Church, Burlington.  Check bulletin board for printed announcement.

Community Events

Alzheimer Society:  Parkminster United is hosting this Learning Talk on Wednesday September 19 between 6:30 -7:30pm in the Family Room.

Soul Nourishing Day of SoulCollage:  Monday September 24 at St. Brigid’s Villla 5420 Hwy 6 North, RR5 Guelph.  All day event 9am – 5pm.  A time of retreat led by Kellie McComb and Barbara Susan Booth.  Card making, poems, meditations and circle dance.  Potluck lunch.  $75 fee includes supplies and wine reception. Contact  See bulletin board for details and map.

Raise the Roof Talent Show:  Help Emmanuel United raise funds for their roof on September 29th at 7:30pm.  Sign up to share your talent or show up with donations to see talented people.  For more information & to sign up for the talent show call the office at 519 886-1471 or 

Steps Toward Reconciliation: Blanket Exercise Workshop & Lunch:  Join Parkminister United Church on Sunday October 14 at 11:30am to deepen your understanding of the shared history between Indigenous peoples and European settlers.  Register today.  A Free event but donations welcomed.

Musical Event:  Join us at First United Church on Sunday October 28 at 3 pm for an enjoyable afternoon of great music. KW BIG BAND THEORY is well-known for its thrilling big band classics from the swing era to the punchy horn bands from the 70's and 80's. This concert will also feature the talented voices of Derek Hines and Nathan MartinTickets are $25  available online at BROWNPAPERTICKETS.COM and WORDSWORTH BOOKS (96 King St, S. Waterloo). We are pleased that the Solé restaurant (83 Erb St. W. in Waterloo) is supporting this concert by offering 10% off a dinner entrée to those who have proof of their attendance at the concert (Sunday October 28 only). Reservations would be appreciated.