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Announcements for the week of June 21, 2021


“…Growing, Caring, Sharing”

The Life and Work of the Church

Sunday, June 20, 2021

Happy Father’s Day!

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 live on the traditional territory of the Mississauga People of the Anishinaabe Nation. We acknowledge their stewardship of the land throughout the ages.

We extend a warm, friendly welcome to all!

Please note:

Please call the Church Office at (705)738-5135 if you need to pick-up something up in the church, to arrange an appropriate time.

All functions such as Committee and Council Meetings may be done by Zoom, as the church is closed due to the lockdown.

Please Remember in your Prayers Those at home, in nursing homes and in hospital who are facing illness, bereavement and other life challenges. If you need prayer or would like to be part of a prayer group, please contact the Prayer Circle in confidence at (705)738-5135 (church office). This week please pray for Cornwall: Knox-St. Paul’s East Central Ontario Region (ECO).

Birthdays for June!

For the month of June, the following people are celebrating: Susan Hachey (20th), Ron Flett (24th), Jan MacInroy (26th), Yvonne Gibson (26th) and Ruth MacIver (28th). May God bless you this coming year!

Anniversaries for June!

Congratulations to: Nicolette & Erich Thomas (22nd), Joan & Morris Wesley (22nd), Connie & Al Picken (23rd), Anneke & Karel Beck (23rd 65 yrs!), Lorna & Andy Harris (24th) and Liz & John Dragstra (25th).

We would be pleased if you would…

provide us with your birthday and/or Wedding Anniversary date, so that we can acknowledge and celebrate with you your momentous day!

Upcoming Event for Father’s Day

Tune in on Sunday, June 20th at 2:00 p.m. for a special Father’s Day livestream! This will be about a 15-minute livestream with special music provided by Katie and John Knox! The Link is:

Mark your calendars:

National Indigenous Day is on Monday, June 21 this year. For the June 20 service, Pam Hart will be speaking about an Indigenous quilt which was made in part by Murray Whetung. She will also be on our Zoom Coffee Hour on Sunday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m. so that we can discuss this further with her and ask questions. Please join us as you are able for this special service and coffee hour.

A request from our UCW ladies!

UCW ladies would like to make chili sauce again on Sept. 1st and Sept. 7th, 2021 --- IF IT IS SAFE TO DO SO and hopefully by then, everybody will have had their 2nd vaccination. In anticipation of this, I am asking for donations of 500 ml Mason jars for this project. If you have any in your basement or garage that you can donate, please leave them outside the church and I will periodically pick them up.

Thanking you in advance, Olive Macoomb

Sunday’s Virtual Coffee Time…

will be taking place on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. with Steve Oliver. Join “Zoom” every Sunday with the “Zoom” link below: Meeting ID: 857 9001 6906; Password: coffee. Come and join us for a casual time of conversation and fun on Sunday’s at 11:00 a.m.!


To start off Pride Month, I’ve attached a YouTube video from Toronto Public Library for young children. So have a sit with your grandchildren or any young person and enjoy some singing and a little story time. I hope you enjoy.

Also, check out sites closer to home.

Facebook – Kawartha Lakes Pride

Facebook – Peterborough Pride

Facebook – Minden Pride


to everyone who came out to help out with the Spring Yard Clean-up! Many hands make light work👍!

Jim & Armand, The Property Brothers

You Tube services and music at Trinity & Providence

Please see the You Tube channel for all services and special music. The below will always be the Sunday service link as well as what is sent out every week on our “Friday’s File”.

When you click on this link, click on the "video" tab at the top of the page and all of the Trinity YouTube music & services will pop up and then click on the one you wish to watch.

Trinity Reopening Update

A Reopening Committee was formed some months ago to study the feasibility of getting back into the church for regular services. We have been challenged by many changing factors such as: government regulations; the challenges of constant cleaning of all surfaces in the church; the people who would do this cleaning; distance seating as per current regulations, screening procedures, etc. At this time, especially because of the new provincial restrictions, it is impossible to project when we might all get together again. As a Chaplin in the Scarborough Health network, our Minister, Rev. Andrew, has seen first-hand the devastating effects of Covid 19. We must keep the health and safety of our church family as our main priority. We are most fortunate that Rev. Andrew has the technical background to provide our Sunday services on You Tube, our website and Facebook. We know that many closed churches are unable to record services and we are thankful. The Reopening Committee will continue with discussions as we develop a plan and are ready to reopen when it is safe to do so and “that date is in God’s hands”.

Respectfully submitted: Dave Mackay and Connie Picken


Save the dates:

VIBE is running for 2021 with a combination of virtual gatherings and take-home crafts and resources.

We will be offering 3 sessions during the summer with a combination of ZOOM check-ins,

YouTube videos and the take home package.

Sessions are Monday to Thursday for a 2-week session (see below).

- Session 1 Monday, July 5th to Thursday, July 8th and Monday, July,

12th to Thursday, July 15th

- Session 2 Monday, July 19th to Thursday July 22nd and Monday July,

26th to Thursday, July 29th

- Session 3 Monday, August 9th to Thursday, August 12th and

Monday, August 16th to Thursday, August 19th

There will be more information on how to register soon.

We are also looking to hire two staff between the ages of 15 & 30 for this program. I am attaching the job information.

Applications can be made through VCCS. It should be on their job board by Monday! See job description and pay rates by calling our church office for a copy to be sent to you at (705)738-5135.


Rev. Mary-Margaret Boone


will be starting up again on Friday, September 17, 2021 via Zoom.

It was cancelled because Rev. Andrew Macpherson needed every Friday left to complete the “Jesus Sutras” for the book club, before Zooming with the author, Martin Palmer, on June 12th at 12 noon for a question answer period.


Perhaps now is the time to think about joining the United Church of Canada’s PAR (Pre-Authorized Remittance) monthly program to ensure your contribution to the churches ongoing expenses are met. With the continuance of COVID-19 protocols, eagerly awaiting vaccine shots and the reopening of Bobcaygeon’s Trinity/Providence United Church, the church’s expenses go on. If PAR is something you’d like to join, please contact Kim Draper at - or call her at 416-346-6902. The church accepts cash or cheques payable to ‘Trinity United Church”, sent to P.O. Box #426, Bobcaygeon, ON,

K0M 1A0and e-transfers as follows:

Procedure For E-Transfer:

1. Senders must sign-in to their bank account.

2. Click on the e-transfer icon.

3. The recipient is Trinity United Church.

4. The email address is:

5. Enter the total amount of the donation.

6. In the memo field, enter the specific designations of the

donation. E.g., For a $100 donation, general $70, M&S

$10, property $10, world development $5.

7. For the security question, use “church name”.

(do not enter quotation marks)

8. Answer “Trinity”. (do not enter quotation marks but use

capital T)

9. Send.

Another way is by PAR, which stands for Pre-authorized Remittance. It is a monthly donation program. You may contact Kim Draper @ or call her at 416-346-6902.

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