February 22, 2019

What’s Happening at Trinity…

GUEST SPEAKER:  Sunday February 24th, join us as our speaker Dr. Alydia Smith shares A Black Woman’s Experience of Racism in the Church.  She is Program Coordinator, Worship, Music and Spirituality, for the United Church of Canada.

Bible Study: Tuesday, February 26 12:30 – 2:00 pm Join Bill in the chapel or www.hereticslikeus.com online.  Daily at www.trinityunitedkw.ca audio with notes

Single Women’s Dinner:  Tuesday February 26th at 5:30pm.  Meeting at Homestyle Diner in the Parkdale Plaza, Albert St. N.  Please RSVP to Mary Ann P.

Worship Team Meeting:  Wednesday 7:00 – 9:00 pm in the chapel.

Thank you, everyone who donated potatoes! A few of our congregants also volunteered in the Supermarket Blitz on Feb. 9. St. Matthews kindly transported our potatoes along with theirs to the House of Friendship last Sunday. In all, we collected 125 lbs!

Come cook with us! The St. John kitchen is booked so we can communally create food to share and freeze, to help us with our busy schedules and lazy evenings. Bring the kids, make it a family experience. The kitchen is also booked for these days: March 30, April 27, June 1, July 27, Aug. 24. See Lori-Ann for more information or email her at justice@trinityunitedkw.ca.

Trinity Reads:  join us in sharing what you like to read.  Slips of paper to fill in can be found outside the chapel on the credenza.  When complete place it in the container.  Let’s share and find out what we have in common.

Updated Church Phone Directory 2019: Please pick up your updated church directory from the back of the chapel.  Information is current as of February 1, 2019.

Climate change action: Lenten potluck and film series at Trinity United Church. Join us for a film series about climate change on Tuesday evenings throughout Lent, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring a meatless dish to share, and your own dishes/utensils. Discussion to follow each film (films subject to change):

March 12: Beyond Crisis, presented by Transition KW

March 19: The Story of Stuff

March 26: Do the Math, presented by Divest Waterloo Region

April 2: Ed Burtynsky: Manufactured Landscapes

April 9: Before the Flood

For more information, contact Lori-Ann Livingston, social justice coordinator, at justice@trinityunitedkw.ca

 Communion:  March 3, 10 am.

 Income Tax Receipts: – Please pick up your receipt today from the back of the chapel.

 St. Matthews Lecture Series:  Join in February 24th, 11 am – 12:15pm in Room 205 (upstairs) to hear Mary (Joy) Philip speak on “Human Beings: Not for Sale!”

Community Events

World Day of Prayer – Downtown churches:  Saturday March 3rd at 11:00am.  Gather at St. Johns the Evangelist Anglican church at the corner of 25 Water St. N. and Duke Street in Kitchener.  Written by the World Day of Prayer committee of Slovenia and adapted for use in Canada by Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada.  Please join us.  A luncheon will follow the service.  Parking on the street (2hr limit), free parking off College St. in former St. Jerome’s facility, parking at Kitchener City Hall access off of Young St.  Elevator access to sanctuary is off of Duke St. entrance.  Do not park in Shoppers Drug Mart lot or St. Louis Adult learning center – you could receive a ticket.

Other World Day of prayer locations - Friday March 1st, at 2pm

Kitchener East Presbyterian, 10 Zeller Drive 
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 49 Blueridge Ave
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 544 Bridgeport Road  

What is Love?:  Presented by Parish Collective with EDGE and reImagine  A story night Tour locating love in the places we inhabit.  Do you see God's love in everyday places? What is God up to in your community?  Come for an evening of stories celebrating love, and stories exploring Jesus.  This event is open to anyone, so bring your family, your friends, and your neighbours.  Coming to Kitchener March 5 at 7pm at Fresh Ground Café, 256 King St. E, Kitchener. Tickets $20.  Please register