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Announcements for the week of August 22, 2022


“…Growing, Caring, Sharing”

The Life and Work of the Church

11th after Pentecost

Sunday, August 21, 2022

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!

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 Perth: St. Paul’s United Church, East Central Ontario Region (ECOR).

Best wishes to all those who have Birthdays and Anniversaries in August & September!

Special Activities this Week at Trinity

Wed. 24 Respite Care, 8:30 a.m., Trinity Hall

Wed. 24 Prayer Circle, 9:30 a.m., Sanctuary

Fri. 26 Respite Care, 8:30 a.m., Trinity Hall

Sun. 28 Sunday Service, 10:30 a.m., Sanctuary

and livestreaming

Providence United Church

At Providence on August 21, 2022, Rev. Walter Murray will be preaching start time at 10:00 a.m. with Cathy Bevis providing the special music, and Mike Chell will be playing the hymns. On August 28th, Bob Fenton will be preaching with Dee Fenton providing the special music and Mike Chell will be playing the hymns.

Bill Gordon

It is with sadness that we announce that Bill Gordon (Carol Wells-Gordon’s husband), passed away on Thursday, August 11 at Ross Memorial Hospital. Let us keep Carol and the Gordon family in our thoughts and prayers as they go through this loss. There will be a “Celebration of Life” at a later date in September.

Dorothy Strongitharm

With a sad heart we announce that Dorothy Strongitharm passed away Thursday, August 18, 2022. Funeral arrangements will be made through Henderson Funeral Home with more information to follow at a later date. Let us keep the Strongitharm and Fry families in our thoughts and prayers as they go through this difficult time of loss.

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.

"You are invited so mark your calendars"

The UCW are making chili sauce in the kitchen on Thursday, September 1st at 9:00 a.m. and again on Tuesday, September 6th at 9:00 a.m. Lots of chopping and good fellowship. Bring your favourite knife and come and help. It would be much appreciated. I am still requesting 500 ml Mason jars. Thanks to everyone who have contributed jars already.

Olive Macoomb

News from the Knitting Group

The Knitting Group meet every second Tuesday and the dates will be posted under “Special Activities This Week at Trinity”. For further information about the Knitting Group, contact Gail Lewis at 705-738-1279. Starting back up in the Fall.


a volunteer to set up a coffee/juice roster for after the service. As of now, no one is responsible. There is a template beside the kitchen door. No volunteer, no coffee/juice. Thanks in advance.

Who will be preaching in the upcoming Services @ Trinity?

We welcome Phyllis Tamlin this Sunday, August 21st, and Darlene Hallett on August 28th! Rev. Bob Root’s first service at Trinity will be Sun. Sept. 4th!

Bobcaygeon Helps Foodbank

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. Bobcaygeon Helps is now set up for e-transfer. The contact information is: Bobcaygeon Food Bank. The email address is: Method of payment through: email.

August 25th “Mystic Drumz” will be at the “Children’s Concert” which starts at 5:30 p.m. The adults’ Concert starts at 6:30 p.m. and will be featuring “Taylor Abrahamse”

Installation of the 44th Moderator

Hundreds tuned in and gathered on Sunday, August 7, 2022 to watch the Right Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne, Kwisa’lakw (from the Heiltsuk Nation) installed as the 44th Moderator of The United Church of Canada. Led by the Rev. Graham Brownmiller, Chair of the GC44 Worship Team, and Rev. Beth Hayward, Minister of Canadian Memorial, the worship moved between languages, with prayer, song, and scripture offered, including in French, Heiltsuk, Gitxan, and Cree. It was a unique and historic day filled with joy, song, and moving reflection. Moderator Lansdowne is the first Indigenous woman to lead The United Church of Canada.

ECOR Women’s Retreat …

“Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors” will be held from September 16-18, 2022 at Kingfisher Bay Retreat Centre. Ladies come and join us for a wonderful weekend of friendship and learning. Join us for drumming, crafts, canoeing, smudge, visiting the Petroglyphs and the Curve Lake Pow Wow! You will be asked to make a personal commitment … an achievable goal at the end of the weekend toward making a difference, one person at a time. Keynote speaker is Michael Doxtater, he is the Director, Saagajiwe – of Indigenous Creative Practice at Toronto Metropolitan University. For more information, please contact Kathleen Whyte at (705)768-3555 or or you may register at . More information located on the bulletin board by the kitchen.

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