Ministry Focus Areas for Trinity:

 

Nurturing the Spirit, The Caring Journey, Partnering for the Community, Funding for Ministry, Sharing Hope Locally and Globally

 

 

We acknowledge that we are on the lands and waters of the Michi Saagiig Nishinaabeg and we commit to living in right relations with them.

Special Activities this Week at Trinity

Mon. 09 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Fellowship Room

Mon. 09 Choir extra Practice, 2:30 p.m., Sanctuary

Mon. 09 Folk Singing, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Sanctuary

Mon. 09 Baden Powell Scouting, 6:00 p.m., Trinity Hall

Tues. 10 Coffee Talk, 10:30 a.m., Fellowship Room

Tues. 10 Quilter’s Potluck, 12 noon, Trinity Hall

Wed. 11 Prayer Circle, 8:15 a.m., Library

Wed. 11 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Fellowship Room

Thurs.12 Poinsettia Delivery, 9:15 a.m., Narthex & Office

Thurs.12 Bible Study, 9:30 a.m., Sanctuary

Thurs.12 Grief Group, 10:00 a.m., Bethel Room

Thurs.12 Hand Chimes, 2:00 p.m., Trinity Hall

Thurs.12 Choir Practice, 4:00 p.m., Sanctuary

Fri. 13 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Fellowship Room

Fri. 13 BMC Meeting, 9:30 a.m., Bethel Room

Sun. 15 Sunday Christmas Program & Potluck lunch (finger

food), 10:30 a.m., Sanctuary & Trinity Hall

Harmony UCW

Will be meeting for Christmas lunch at Graz restaurant on Thurs. Dec. 12th at 12 noon. Please remember to bring your “boot” money.

Attention Turkey Cookin Grandmas!

Bobcaygeon School is hosting the Annual Turkey Lunch! You are all invited to cook and slice a turkey! Sun. 15th December you receive a frozen turkey and pan at church. Tues. 17th you cook and slice. Wed.18th you deliver sliced turkey with container of drippings to the school. You are welcome to join us for lunch! If you can perform this cherished and appreciated task, please contact Kathryn Murray 705- 927- 8038 or at school 705- 738 -5101 Mary Watson.

BFF SUNDAY Dec. 15, 2019

A Christmas Church Family Service with a lunch afterwards of…..

Everyone Bring: your Best Finger Foods (to share)

And Feel Free to Bring: your Best Friend Forever or

your Best Family Folks along too.

Providence Christmas Program

Will be taking place on Friday, Dec. 20th at 7:30 p.m. Free will offering.

Everyone welcome!

Walter Murray Books for Sale

1. “We Are All SMART BACKWARDS” – 31 stories from across Canada. Published in Dec. 2019 (second printing) – yours for $10.00. 2. “RURAL ROOTS” – 32 family stories from across the generations. Published in Jan., 2018 (limited number) – yours for $10.00. Please let Walter know if you would like a copy.

Sharing our Gifts” Christmas Music

At Wesley United Church on Sat., Dec. 14th at 7:00 p.m. By donation. To share some of your music contact Rev. Rodney @ (705)313-2775.

Knox Choir & Friends present…” Joy to the Word”

A Christmas Cantata taking place on Sun., Dec. 15th at 7:00 p.m. at Knox Presbyterian Church. Freewill offering & reception to follow.

Volunteer needed

We are looking for people to be part of a team to support a Bobcaygeonite needing a lung transplant. This will involve being part of a team to accompany the person to medical appointments in Toronto (driving by Community Care) prior to and post-surgery. Are you able to help? Please contact Bob Root at Trinity Church 705 738 5136 or bobroot1949@gmail.com

A BIG THANK YOU …

from the Worship Committee to Jan & John Carson; the Sturman family – Ted, Wendy, Mandy and Tori; Audrey & Dave Mackay for putting up and decorating the Sanctuary Christmas Tree.

Coffee Talker’s Christmas…

is taking place taking place on Tues. Dec. 19th at 10:30 a.m. @ Jo’s!

MEN: 

The Moose Hide Campaign is a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys who are standing up against violence towards women and children.  If you would like to show your commitment to honour, respect and protect the women and children in your life by wearing a piece of moose hide, sign the sheet in the narthex and one will come your way!

POINSETTIA DELIVERY THURSDAY DEC. 12th

The Faith, Hope and Love Unit of Trinity UCW will be delivering poinsettias on Thurs., Dec. 12th. The plants will be available for pick up by 10:30 in the morning in the Church Narthex. If you would like to assist with this project, please contact Amelia Torrie (705-738-2553) or Sheila Carew (705-738-6675).

Christmas Program and Potluck at Trinity

Sunday, Dec. 15th we will be having our Christmas Program during the service followed by a potluck lunch (FINGER FOODS ONLY – sandwiches, cheese/crackers, pickles and goodies) in Trinity Hall.

VIP CASH CARDS

This year so far, we have made $2,375.89.THANK YOU for trying Cash Cards for your grocery shopping & gas purchases. Our next order date is TODAY, Dec. 8th

and then Jan. 6, 2020.

Congratulations to …

Ruth and Bill Maitland on becoming grandparents to a baby girl, Ava Annette (6 lbs. 11 oz) born on Nov. 30th!

Annual Community Christmas Dinner

Sponsored by the Bobcaygeon churches will be hosted this year at KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 6 Joseph St. (across from the Home Hardware store). The meal will be served at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Wed. Dec. 25th, 2019. All are most welcome to attend this great feast, and enjoy the company of others. There is no cost for the meal and there is a take-out option available at 1:00 p.m. Dress is casual. If you plan to attend, please RSVP Sigrid at (705)731-0844. Should you be interested in volunteering for the serving, or cleanup of this event, please contact Ann at (705)878-9939.

SIM House Church

House church will be taking place on Wed. Dec. 4th at the home of Audrey and Dave Mackay, 43 Cedartree Lane, Bobcaygeon at 10:00 a.m. Please RSVP at (705) 731-0099.

Please note:

All functions in the church (even committee meetings) must be booked ahead of date, with the Office Administrator.

POINSETTIA DELIVERY THURSDAY DEC. 12th

The Faith, Hope and Love Unit of Trinity UCW will be delivering poinsettias on Thurs., Dec. 12th. The plants will be available for pick up by 10:30 in the morning in the Church Narthex. If you would like to assist with this project, please contact Amelia Torrie (705-738-2553) or Sheila Carew (705-738-6675).

The Bobcaygeon Choristers Christmas Concert…

Come on Ring Those Bells” will be taking place here at Trinity United Church on Friday, Dec. 6th starting at 7:00 p.m. Special guests will be the Mitchell Family (Fiddle & Step Dance) and the Bell Choir to accompany carol singing. PLUS…Coffee, tea and goodies after the concert are included in the price of your ticket of $15.00! Of course, we will also be selling our home baked shortbread cookies as a fund raiser for that evening. Tickets may be purchased from any Chorister member or at the door.

Reunion Choir Concert…

brings you “Christmas in Song” on Friday, Dec. 6th at 7:00 p.m. at the Shiloh Christian Centre on 183 Kawartha Lakes Cty. Rd. #8. There will be a free will offering and complimentary refreshments. Come & bring a friend, or two!!

Come and support one of our Youth!

Petra Smith-Merkley will be appearing in the Globus Theatre production of “Sleeping Beauty” on Dec. 7th & 15th at 2:00 p.m. and then again on Dec. 6th & 14th starting at 8:00 p.m.! Call (705)738-2037 or go to www.globustheatre.com. For more information see the bulletin board in the hall by the kitchen.

Walter Murray Books for Sale, Sunday, Dec. 8th

1. “We Are All SMART BACKWARDS” – 31 stories from across Canada. Published in Dec. 2019 (second printing) – yours for $10.00.

2. “RURAL ROOTS” – 32 family stories from across the generations. Published in Jan., 2018 (limited number) – yours for $10.00.

Volunteer needed

We are looking for people to be part of a team to support a Bobcaygeonite needing a lung transplant. This will involve being part of a team to accompany the person to medical appointments in Toronto (driving by Community Care) prior to and post-surgery. Are you able to help? Please contact Bob Root at Trinity Church 705 738 5136 or bobroot1949@gmail.com