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Announcements for the week of July 19, 2021


“…Growing, Caring, Sharing”

The Life and Work of the Church

Sunday, July 18, 2021

8th after Pentecost!

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, please book your rooms ahead of time and Covid protocols will be observed.

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 Easton’s Corners United Church, East Central Ontario Region (ECO).

Velma Bryant’s Celebration of Life…

will be taking place on Monday, July 19th at 3:00 p.m. at Verulam

Cemetery. Please bring a lawn chair and there will be no reception following, due to Covid restrictions. If there is inclement weather, the service will be held at Hendren Funeral Home, Monk Chapel and social distancing will be observed. Rev. Walter Murray will be officiating the service.

Birthdays for July!

For July, Pat Warren (22nd), Cathy Bennett (22nd), Patrick Ward (29th) and Susan Murray (31st). May God bless you this coming year!

Anniversaries for July!

Congratulations to: Linda & Fred Kerr (17th), Mary & Bud Justice (17th), Mary & Gordon Weymouth (20th) and Joyce & Ted Jones (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!

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

UCW Quin-Mo-Lac Fellowship Day

Hosted by Kente UCW for Sat. August 28, 2021 costing $10.00 at the door, but please register ahead of time as space is limited and it is on a “first come, first serve” basis. We have the registration forms at Trinity or if you phone the church office at 738-5135, the registration form can be sent out via your email address as an attachment. The theme is “Let it Go” with music and message by Wanda Stride. Arrival and registration are at 9:30 a.m. Lawn Meeting on Zufelt Lawn, parking by the Climbing Wall and the washrooms/hot water in Zufelt Lodge. Bring your own lawn chair, brownbag lunch, snacks/beverage and an offering for Camp Quin-Mo-Lac. Additional information sent by Kente UCW the day after registration and you may also see the poster on the UCW information board, in the hallway running along the kitchen at Trinity United Church.

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.!

An Update from the Reopening Committee of Trinity United Church

Trinity’s Reopening Committee met on Wednesday, July 8th and will meet again on Wednesday July 28th. Information from the Ontario Government and the United Church of Canada was reviewed with close attention paid to the Ontario “Roadmap to Reopen”.

· Trinity’s Reopening Committee remains committed to developing a comprehensive, detailed plan to ensure that members of our faith community are as safe as possible in our church facility.

· A reopening target date of Sunday, October 3, 2021 for church services has been chosen. We plan to hold our own, early “Thanksgiving Celebration”.

· It is important to move forward with regular Sunday services and maintain the recorded services to reach as many people of our congregation and community as possible.

· Regular church services will be held on Sunday mornings; will also be livestreamed; and will later be available on YouTube. Trinity is certainly moving forward into the future.

· As part of the reopening for Sunday services, much help is needed for the following Reopening Sub Committees: Sanctuary Set Up, Cleaning, Ushering, Covid Screening, Coordination of Attendees, and the Technology Team. We need the help of many Trinity volunteers to implement a safe reopening plan.

· At our next Reopening Committee meeting, we also plan to discuss the reopening of the Trinity Church facility for: Committee Meetings, Church Events and Community Groups.

· Members of Trinity’s Church Reopening Committee are Rev. Andrew Macpherson, Carol Wells-Gordon, Susan & Armand Hachey, Jim Telford, Dave and Audrey Mackay, Cathy Bennett, Dorothy McTaggart, John Knox, Marion Mackenzie and Connie Picken. Susan Zilke Ward and Kevin Shields also provide support and assistance.

Planning for our safe church reopening is a very serious undertaking and much help will be needed by Trinity’s family to ensure success. Please contact one of our committee members if you have suggestions and/or are willing to assist.

Dave Mackay and Connie Picken(Co-chairpersons)

Providence is re-opening on Sunday, August 1st!

Providence United Church will be holding their first Sunday service on August 1st with Elizabeth Petters as their special guest speaker. Since this will be an outdoor service, we ask that you bring along a lawn chair, a bottle of water for hydration and a mask for yourself. We will be following Covid protocols of social distancing and masks when singing. More information to follow.

M & S in action with covid vaccines:

If you would like to donate funds so that people in third world countries can get the vaccination again Covid please see the following link:

Support the worldwide effort to protect people from COVID-19, one vaccine at a time. You may send your cheques into Trinity stating “for M&S Covid Vaccines”.

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.


Save the dates:

We are thrilled to announce that we have hired two enthusiastic and very qualified leaders to offer a virtual camp program, based on the Colours of the Rainbow. We are offering 2 sessions of 8 days each but the beauty of the program is that with the exception of 4 short Zoom meetings, campers can enjoy the program at their own pace. There will be a private Facebook page and a Gmail link to access movies, craft demonstrations, songs and games.

We also have a camp in a bag kit for each registered camper. This will include our program; craft supplies and a few other helpful items. There is no cost to register for the camp. I am including the link for the registration, which can be done and submitted online.

Please share the link with everyone you know who has kids, especially those who have enjoyed the VIBE program in the past.

We are also looking for some volunteers to help in the Zoom rooms. Those youth (12 +) who qualified as junior leaders in the past would be eligible.

Once you submit your registration, more information will come up including the vibe email and contact numbers.

We really need your help to get the word out as we are working on a very short timeline. Thanks for all your help!

Blessings, Rev. Mary-Margaret Boone

Here is the registration link:

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

- Session 1 Monday, July 19th to Thursday July 22nd and Monday July,

26th to Thursday, July 29th

- Session 2 Monday, August 9th to Thursday, August 12th and

Monday, August 16th to Thursday, August 19th.


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


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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