Announcements for the week of November 21, 2022
TRINITY & PROVIDENCE UNITED CHURCH WELCOMES YOU
“…Growing, Caring, Sharing”
The Life and Work of the Church
November 20, 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.
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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. 21 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall
Mon. 21 Baden Powel Scouts, 6:00 p.m., Trinity Hall
Wed. 23 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall
Wed. 23 Prayer Circle, 9:30 a.m., Sanctuary
Wed. 23 Rev. Bob Root, 1:00 p.m., Sanctuary
Wed. 23 Girl Guides, 6:00 p.m., Trinity Hall
Thurs. 24 Providence UCW, 2:00 p.m., Fellowship Room
Thurs. 24 Christmas Tree erecting, 7:00 p.m., Sanctuary
Fri. 25 Respite Care, 8:30 a.m., Trinity Hall
Sun. 27 1st Advent Church Service and Communion and
Livestreaming, 10:30 a.m., Sanctuary
Celebrating our 162nd Anniversary!
Our guest speaker today for Anniversary Sunday, November 20th is Rev. Janet Stobie. The Providence Road Band is also providing the special music. Welcome to Trinity!
Best wishes to all those who have Birthdays and Anniversaries in November!
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.
Anniversary Service is Rev. Janet Stobie
Many of you may remember Janet as the minister at Dunsford United and as the author of several books. Janet has a new one, just published titled, “Rajah Finds His Wisdom.” Janet’s books will be available for purchase after the service this Sunday.
Spectacular Stella, Elizabeth Gets Her Wings, A Place Called Home, and Rajah Finds His Wisdom.
These whimsical stories and their gentle illustrations will delight children and the young at heart. They are good faith resources for families and Sunday Schools.
Breakthrough Moments, Can I Hold Him? /Christmas stories, A Child Speaks. These first-person accounts based on familiar bible stories bring a new perspective to the reader. They encourage you to apply the Bible’s wisdom to your daily life. The monologue format means dramatization is simple.
The Catalpa Creek Series - Fireweed and To Begin Again.
These cozy mystery novels are based on United Church theology and offer hours of entertainment. Book clubs find they provide much opportunity for discussing today’s issues.
Dipping Your Toes in Small Group Devotions.
Written in response to the needs of lay people, this resource contains 44 full devotional worship services that include hymn choices, scripture, call to worship, reflection, prayers, and discussion questions. Clergy and lay find it easy to use when leading Sunday worship or small group devotions. It has been enthusiastically received in United Churches across Canada.
News from the Knitting Group
The Knitting Group meet every second Tuesday and will begin meeting as of November 29,2022. For further information about the Knitting Group, contact Gail Lewis at 705-738-1279.
We are looking for…
2 white bedsheets are needed for the Nativity Scene we put outside of Trinity Hall. The mice decided they would use the old ones to build their nests🐁! If you could help in this way, we would really appreciate it. Thank-you, Susan Hachey
VIP Cash/Gift Cards
We will be ordering GIFT CARDS TODAY, November 20th for the 2022 Christmas Time. We cannot have COD orders at this time and your cheques should be payable to “TRINITY UNITED CHURCH”. Pick up your order form from the Church Office or from the clip boards by the washrooms and put them in my mailbox. Thank-you, Bud Justice
WHITE GIFT SUNDAY
On December 4th we will be having our traditional “White Gift Sunday”. We are looking for food/toys wrapped in white paper.
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”
‘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.
reUnion Choir Christmas Concert
Taking place on Sunday, November 27, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.
At Fenelon Falls United Church on 126 Colbourne St., Fenelon Falls. There will be a freewill offering and complimentary refreshments.
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.
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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