March 29, 2019

What’s Happening at Trinity…

March Newsletter:  ready for pickup on Sunday.  Those not picked up will be mailed early next week.  The newsletter is also posted on the Trinity website and can be found under the What’s Happening heading. It can be also be accessed electronically through a link in the Friday eblasts. 

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

Trinity has purchased two tables at the 44th annual Waterloo Region Interfaith Community Breakfast on Wednesday, May 1, at 7 a.m., Marshall Hall, Bingemans Conference Centre, Kitchener. Reverend Rosalyn Elm of the Oneida Nation will speak on the theme From Settler to Sojourner.  If you’d like to be one of 16 people attending, please advise Janet Howitt at by April 8.

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):

April 2: Ed Burtynsky: Manufactured Landscapes

April 9: Before the Flood

For more information, contact Lori-Ann Livingston, social justice coordinator, at

Easter Memorial Flowers Deadline: Sunday April 14th 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 sending it attention Dorothy or contact the church office 519-742-3578; email

Music Recital:  Chris Clarke will be playing his harp on Saturday April 13th at 7:00pm in the chapel.  This event is hosted by the choir.

The Trinity Book Club: meets again, on Wednesday, April 17, 1:30 at the home of Jane M. The book for discussion is "Salt to the Sea" by Ruta Sepetys, a novel set in the midst of the Second World War in Eastern Germany, as refugees seek escape by sea. 

Community Events

St. Matthews Lutheran:Holden Evening Prayer around the Cross” Wednesdays in Lent at 7pm in the Sanctuary.  Different musicians every week. 

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.

School Strike for Climate:  Friday April 5 and the first Friday of every month 12:30-1:30pm.  Stand with Greta Thunberg and students across the world to demand climate action now!  Waterloo Town Square 75 King St. S., Waterloo.