March 15, 2019

What’s Happening at Trinity…

Lenten Study: Tuesday, March 19, 12:30 – 2:00 pm Join Bill in the chapel or online.  Daily at audio with notes.

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 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, social justice coordinator, at

Trinity Book Club: meets Wednesday, March 20, 1:30 pm at the home of Vi to talk about the book "Forgiveness" by Mark Sakamoto. This book is a tribute to the author's two grandparents, whose young lives were shaped by their parallel experiences of WWII. It is both informative and inspiring. Please join in the discussion.

Worship Cluster meeting: Let's discern what we want from a Worship Cluster together.  Lay and Clergy welcome. Christ the King United Church, 167 Thaler Ave, Kitchener March 25th at 7 pm.

Single Ladies Dinner Out:  Tuesday March 26, 5:30pm at the Three Kretans. Those wishing to join us please contact Jane by March 24.

UCW Presbyterial:  “The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it” Annual Gathering Saturday April 6, 10 am – 3:30 pm at Luther Village Sunshine Centre, 139 Father David Bauer Drive, Waterloo.  Advance tickets ONLY, $25 must be purchased by March 25.  Contact Betty Kocher 519-578-8248,  Indicate name and dietary concerns when purchasing tickets.  Send cheques to Elizabeth Kocher, 140 Dinison Cr., Kitchener N2E 2V2.

Trinity News:  The deadline for submissions for the next issue is Friday March 15.  Please send your photos and articles to 

Community Events 

House of Friendship Newsletters:  Spring 2019 edition now available outside the chapel doors on the credenza.

St. Matthews Lutheran:Holden Evening Prayer around the Cross” Wednesdays in Lent at 7pm in the Sanctuary.  Different musicians every week.  Our Chris Clarke will play the harp March 27  

Cross Cultures:  18th annual commemoration of the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, at Kitchener city Hall on March 21, beginning at 8:30 am running all day.  Come and go as you wish. 

Ecumenical Prayer Service with Taizé

Sunday, March 17th 4:00 PM PM St. Bede's Chapel - Renison University College (UW)240 Westmount Rd N, Waterloo, ON 

Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 7:30 pm at Grace Mennonite Brethren Church,546 Belmont Ave.West, Kitchener. ON (between Gage and Glasgow Sts.) 226-243-4735. 

Singing with Our Neighbours:  featuring Inshallah, Mino Ode Kwewak N’Gamowak and Inshallah kids. Sunday March 24, at 3:00pm at Knox Presbyterian Church 50 Erb St. West, Waterloo.  Free will offering will enhance indigenous student support at all Laurier campuses and locations.

Forest Heights United hosts:What is Mental Health and Why Does It Matter?” by Rebecca Pister.  Monday March 25, at 7:00pm, 121 Westmount Rd. East, Kitchener.

Spiritus Ensemble:  J. S. Bach St. Mark Passion BWV 247 on Sunday March 31, at 4pm at St. John’s Anglican Church 25 Water St. N, Kitchener.  Tickets available online or at the Door.  Adult $30, Senior (65+) $25 Students $10. 

44th Interfaith Community Breakfast:  Wednesday May 1, at 7:00 am, at Marshall Hall, Bingemans Conference Centre.  Tickets $25 per person or $175 for a table of 8 on sale until April 15.  Keynote speaker Rev. Rosalyn Kantlah ^ta’ Elm, of the Oneida Nation, the first indigenous woman ordained in the Anglican Church Diocese of Huron.  She will address the topic, “From Settler to Sojourner:  Living together in the Land”.

Silver Lake Summer Camp:  an accredited United Church camp is taking registrations for this summer season.  Please register online at  Situated on 225 acres site overlooking Silver Lake, at Kinloss near Kincardine.  Programming for ages 6 – 15, junior leaders, youth camp (age 15 – 18) and leadership development (age 16+).  Consider going to camp this summer.