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Announcements for the week of March 28, 2021

TRINITY & PROVIDENCE UNITED CHURCH WELCOMES YOU

“…Growing, Caring, Sharing”



The Life and Work of the Church

Sunday, March 21, 2021

5th in Lent



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 recent 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 Northminster Peterborough United Church., East Central Ontario Region (ECO).

Birthdays for March!

In March the following people are celebrating: Morris Wesley (22), Jim Telford, (24), Laura Flynn (30), Cindy Reid (31) & Jim Young. God bless you this coming year! We don’t seem to have any Anniversaries in March.


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!


Maundy Thursday Livestreaming Service at Trinity!

On Thursday, April 1st we will be livestreaming a ½ hour service at 7:00 p.m. on the following link:

You may also see it on our YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCceVbNDq7eytAaPZ9IMmaFw at a later date.


Broadview Magazine Subscription

It is that time of year again! The cost this year is once again $25.00 for the year’s subscription of 8 magazines total. If you are interested in subscribing or renewing your Broadview Magazine subscription you may send in your cheque for $25.00 to Trinity United Church, P.O. Box 426, Bobcaygeon, K0M 1A0 If you have any questions, you may direct the calls/e-mails to Susan Hachey at 705-243-9573 or email: hacheysusan@i-zoom.net.

Welcome to Trinity Providence’s Bible Study – “Feasting on the Word.”

The readings will follow the lectionary and the worship service recorded on Thursday. Due to covid restrictions we will use Zoom until the restrictions are lifted. TrinityProvidence United Church is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. TrinityProvidence United Church is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Time: This is a recurring meeting every two weeks at 1:00 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82515390288?pwd=SkY5WDJ6S1BFdCtwU1Zpam9kbGlYdz09 Meeting ID: 825 1539 0288 Passcode: Word One tap mobile. Let’s Feast on the Word! The next study will be this today, Friday, March 19th at 1:00 p.m.

Book Club – “The Jesus Sutras”

Friday, March 26th we will be the next day for our Lenten Study, book entitled “The Jesus Sutras” written by Martin Palmer. This will take place on “Zoom” every other Friday and we will send out the pages ahead of time for you to read. If you are interested in participating, please let Sue in the office know @ trinityprovidence@gmail.com.

TrinityProvidence United Church is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: TrinityProvidence UC Book Club

Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime on Zoom:

If you have difficulty getting on to “Zoom” meetings, you may setup a pastoral visit with Rev. Mac for help getting onto “Zoom”.


Sunday’s Virtual Coffee Time

will be taking place on Sunday’s at 11:00 a.m. Join “Zoom” every Sunday with the “Zoom” link below: Meeting ID: 857 9001 6906; https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85790016906?pwd=RytXRTVJaElwZk9zMWFZRTFucWtsZz09 Password: coffee. Come and join us for a casual time of conversation and fun on Sunday’s at 11:00 a.m.!

ECOR (East Central Ontario Regional Council) News

If you are interested in finding our what is going on in our ECOR and receive weekly news, you may email: eastcentralontario@united-church.ca to be put on their News list or go their website at: https://ecorcuccan.us20.list-manage.com/track/click?u=16938b3e0bff64190d68a095e&id=63953928d6&e=b65f124d8c

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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCceVbNDq7eytAaPZ9IMmaFw Also, please note that Meg will be adding new music videos every week. 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.

For those of you who know Rev. Stan Parkhouse

Ron Flett and Karin had a good meeting with Rev. Parkhouse’s daughter Ann, this past week and she reported that her dad was doing well and is in good spirits even through Covid. We were blessed to have had Rev. Stan Parkhouse as one of our VAM’s here at Trinity and Providence Churches, before he moved away to be closer to family. I believe he is now in his late 90’s!


New Stewardship Program:

Called to Be the Church: The Journey

There is a new stewardship program is we need people for, please read the following attachment. There is no cost to you or the church to enroll. Following is the information:

To support the mission of your community of faith, as you dive into the vital work of stewardship, we are excited to announce the newest, most comprehensive approach to stewardship training: Called to Be the Church: The Journey; a series of tailored and topical modules with coaching and ongoing support to meet your stewardship needs. Called to Be the Church: The Journey module 1 is set to launch in your region in Early May! Module 1: Stewardship Best Practices consists of four 2-hour online sessions to dive into these vital best practices:

  • Claim Your Mission –it is really why people give to you

  • Cultivate Generosity –practical ways to increase giving

  • Create A Culture of Gratitude –saying thank-you is critical

  • Stewardship Is Discipleship –integrating stewardship in your spiritual growth programming

Module 1 also includes a Stewardship Analysis report, customized with your community of faith’s giving and stewardship data. Along with ongoing coaching and support after the four classes, the recommendations in the report will help you set solid, achievable, stewardship next steps. Sound interesting?? Wondering what to do next?

1. Start gathering your team of three participants (plus the minister!)

2. Subscribe to the monthly e-newsletter “God’s Mission-Our Gifts”

3. contact Roger Janes (rjanes@united-church.ca) to sign up, and to seek more information.

ENVELOPE STEWARD

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 - kim.draper.tuc@gmail.com or call her at 416-346-6902. The church accepts cash or cheques payable to ‘Trinity United Church’ and 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 @ kim.draper.tuc@gmail.com or call her at 416-346-6902.

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