Announcements for the week of December 5, 2022
TRINITY & PROVIDENCE UNITED CHURCH WELCOMES YOU
“…Growing, Caring, Sharing”
The Life and Work of the Church
December 4, 2022
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 Anishnaabe Nation. We acknowledge their stewardship of the land throughout the ages.
(This is a scent sensitive environment)
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. This week please pray for Manotick United Church, East Central Ontario Region (ECO).
Special Activities this Week at Trinity
Mon. 05 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall
Mon. 05 Baden Powel Scouts, 6:00 p.m., Trinity Hall
Wed. 07 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall
Wed. 07 Prayer Circle, 9:30 a.m., Sanctuary
Wed. 07 Girl Guides, 6:00 p.m., Trinity Hall
Thurs. 08 Pastoral Care, 10:00 a.m., Sanctuary
Thurs. 08 Council Meeting, 2:00 p.m., Trinity Hall
Fri. 09 Respite Care, 8:30 a.m., Trinity Hall
Sun. 11 3rd of Advent Church Service and
Livestreaming, 10:30 a.m., Sanctuary
Best wishes to all those who have Birthdays and Anniversaries in December!
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.
News from the Knitting Group
The Knitting Group meet every second Tuesday and will begin meeting as of December 13,2022. For further information about the Knitting Group, contact Gail Lewis at 705-738-1279.
PLEASE NOTE: Please remain following the church service this Sunday for a short presentation about “Ministry Going Forward”.
Thank you, Rev. Dr. Bob Root
WHITE GIFT SUNDAY
Today, Sunday, December 4th we are having our traditional “White Gift Sunday”. We are looking for food/toys wrapped in white paper or there will be “White Gift” envelopes left on the Narthex table for people who wish to give monetary funds.
This is what’s happening next Sunday!!
We will be having a congregational Christmas sing-a-long before our church service. So be sure to be here approx. 20 minutes early and get in the Christmas Spirit with singing these wonderful songs!
Faith, Hope & Love, Harmony, and Providence UCW
A combined lady’s luncheon will be held at “Just for the Halibut” on Thursday, December 8th at 12:30 p.m. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us. Please phone Jan Carson @ (705)738-1835.
if you can attend. Thank-you, Jan Carson
News from our Librarian!
We are looking for a volunteer for just one Sunday a month to report to our librarian Shirley, whether there are any books returned in our “returned book box” in the library. If you can help in this way, please let the office know.
Join us for a special Christmas Service on December 18th
Come celebrate the story and carols of the first Christmas. “Come sing with us the Christmas Story”!
News from Providence
Unfortunately, there will be no Christmas Service at Providence this year.
‘After Words’ … is a new Bereavement Support Program
in Bobcaygeon offered by Kawartha Lakes Hospice. The group meets every first and third Thursday in the month from 1.00 – 2.00 p.m. at the Lions Club, Market Square, Bobcaygeon. Please call Janice Craig, Hospice Bereavement Co-ordinator at 705-324-7323 x 553 for more information.
A KAWARTHA MALE CHRISTMAS!
A Christmas Concert presented by The Kawartha Male Chorus. Join us for an afternoon of Christmas music on December 11, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. At St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church located on 40 William St. N., Lindsay Freewill Offering
‘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. Bobcagyeon Helps is now set up for e-transfer. The contact information is: Bobcaygeon Food Bank. The email address is: email@example.com Method of payment through: email.
Cambridge Street United Church presents Charles Dickens'
A Christmas Carol
Friday, Dec. 2nd and Saturday, Dec. 3rd -- Show times 7:30 pm
Tickets: adults $15.00, student/child $5.00 Tickets are available after the worship service in the gymnasium and from the Cambridge Street office during the week.
Events being put on by St. Andrew’s in Lindsay
Christmas Tea and Luncheon: Saturday, December 3 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Hosted by the Mary Marthas and the Daughters of St. Andrew’s. Cost is $12, and there will be gift baskets and baking available for purchase as well.
St. Andrew’s Christmas Concert and Carol Sing: Friday, December 2 @ 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 4 @ 4:30 p.m. Freewill offering (suggested offering is $5). All proceeds go towards St. Andrew’s Christmas Hamper project, supporting those in need in our community.
Dunsford United Church,
located at 1981 Dunsford Rd., invites you to our Christmas Day service, Sun. Dec. 25th at 10 a.m. This will be a relaxed service with hymns, stories, and readings, led by Evelyn Chambers, LLWL. Join us as we celebrate the birth of Jesus.
The Fall Meeting documents for ECORC’s Annual Fall Meeting are now available on their website at 2022 ECORC Annual Fall Meeting - October 29th - East Central Ontario Regional Council of the United Church of Canada (ecorcuccan.ca).
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