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Announcements for the week of April 18, 2022


“…Growing, Caring, Sharing”

The Life and Work of the Church

Easter Sunday, April 17, 2021

Announcements for the upcoming week

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!

Latest Covid Update (Source - HKPR District Health Unit)

As of March 21, 2022 more Covid restrictions are being lifted in Ontario. We have examined the Covid changes and the following items impact life at Trinity and Providence Churches.

· The requirement to wear masks in most indoor public settings will be lifted.

· Mask use will be a personal choice. People who feel more comfortable wearing a mask are encouraged to do so.

· Please show kindness and respect for the choices that individuals make.

· Capacity limits at organized public events are no longer in effect. No gathering limits are in effect for weddings, funerals, or religious services.

· Physical distancing should be continued where possible.

With the cooperation of our church family, we have maintained a safe place over the last two years. Please continue to follow safe practices and be considerate to others as we move through this period of transition together. We sincerely thank you!

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 Kirk Hill United Church, East Central Ontario Region (ECOR).

Best wishes to all those who have Birthdays and Anniversaries in April!

Special Activities this Week at Trinity

We sincerely thank all of those participating in activities and meetings for following the Covid 19 Protocols established by the Ontario Government and the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit. We all need to do our part to keep our church as safe as possible!


Tues. 19 Knitting Group, 2:00 p.m., Fellowship Room

Wed. 20 Respite Care, 8:30 a.m., Trinity Hall

Wed. 20 Prayer Circle, 9:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., Fellowship

Thurs. 21 Meat Pie making, 8:30 a.m., Kitchen & Fellowship

Thurs. 21 Pastoral Care, 10:00 a.m., Pastoral Care, Bethel Room

Thurs. 21 Bobcaygeon Strings, 1:30 p.m., Sanctuary

Fri. 22 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Sun. 24 Sunday Service, 10:30 a.m., Sanctuary & Livestreaming

Sun. 24 Selling Meat Pies after church

Raymond Douglas (Doug) Jones - NEW DATE

Peacefully on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at Ross Memorial Hospital

in Lindsay with family at his side, Doug Jones in his 100th year passed away. Doug’s “Celebration of Life” will be taking place on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Trinity United Church Bobcaygeon at 2:00 p.m. There will be a visitation

taking place at 1:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Lois Gwendolyn Clarke

Lois passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on March 31, 2022. Family and friends will be received at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES- MONK CHAPEL, from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on Friday, May 13th, 2022, and on Saturday, May 14th, 2022 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with the funeral service to follow at 1:00 p.m.


Meat Pies For Sale!

Frozen beef pot pies and frozen chicken pot pies will be for sale in Trinity Hall after worship service on Sunday, April 24th. They are $6.00 per pie. I hope to see you then. Olive Macoomb

Spirit In Motion (SIM) House Church

SIM House Church will meet on Wednesday, April 20th at 10 a.m. at the home of Walter & Juanita Murray, 56A Need Street. Phone 705- 738-5556.

The number of clients has greatly increased at the Food Bank. The Food Bank Box in the narthex is picked up weekly. There are drop off boxes at both of our grocery stores. Items in need: Canned fruit, canned vegetables, juices boxes, canned juice, tooth paste, shampoo, deodorant and toilet tissue.


SAVE THE DATE: MAY 1st, 2022

With Covid-19 behind us and all protocol lifted, we have decided

to have the Affirming vote at Trinity United Church – Bobcaygeon.

I hope all will attend and vote with open hearts and open minds.

See you there. Kim Draper

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”. This link is:

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.

UCW Women's Retreat

Because this year's UCW Women's Retreat in April has been cancelled due to lack of attendance, we still wanted to get together and put on a one-day retreat for all the hard-working women to attend. Mark it on your calendar:

Thursday May 5th, 2022

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Program with morning coffee/snack, luncheon, afternoon tea/snack.

I know I would love to see all of you in a social setting (all Covid protocol's will be adhered to) after such a long time away from all usual events. Please plan to attend and let me know if you can make it.

Faithfully, Kim Draper

News from the Knitting Group

New members are welcome as projects are created for shut-ins and various people in need. The Knitting Group meet every second Tuesday and the dates will be posted under “Special Activities This Week at Trinity”. Covid Protocols must be followed (signing the contact sheet upon entry, hand sanitizing, wearing masks and maintaining proper social distance). For further information about the Knitting Group, contact Gail Lewis at 705-738-1279. Our next knitting session will be on Tues., April 19th at 2:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Room.

ECORC (East Central Regional Council) News

Did you know ECORC has its own YouTube channel? You can find it here: and if you haven't subscribed, please do so and this will allow you to stay informed of new videos as they are added to their channel.

Prayer Request and Pastoral Care

If you have a prayer request, please call the church office at (705)738-5135 and we will pass your request through to our active Prayer Circle and Pastoral Care Teams or you may call Rev. Andrew Macpherson.

Bay of Quinte UCW ECOR 60th Annual General Meeting

UCW ladies, there is a poster/application for the Bay of Quinte UCW ECOR 60th Annual General Meeting entitled "One in The Spirit Continues". The date will be Thursday, May 12th on “Zoom”. Guest speaker is Melody Crowe and registration is taking place between 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS APRIL 28, 2022.

(Please see the poster on the UCW board by the kitchen for more information).


You are invited to an “Art Show & Sale” at Trinity United Church taking place on Saturday, May 7th from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and on Sunday, May 8th after the church service. Art on display from pieces done over the last 28 years. Proceeds to support New Technical Equipment for Trinity United Church (Approximate Cost $10,000).

Healing Ministry

Contrary to the notice in the newsletter regarding the start of the healing ministry this month, with the 6th wave of Covid upon us, Beth and I have decided to wait until further on in the Spring when it will be safer to begin our Reiki practice. We are sorry to have to make this decision, but find it necessary at this time. Thank you for your understanding.

Carol Wells-Gordon & Beth Halliday

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