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Announcements for the week of November 6, 2023


“…Growing, Caring, Sharing”

The Life and Work of the Church

November 5, 2023


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 Pembroke: Zion Evangelical United Church, East Central Ontario Region (ECOR).

Special Activities this Week at Trinity

Mon. 06 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Mon. 06 Drumming, 2 – 3 p.m., Sanctuary

Mon. 06 Otters, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Trinity Hall

Mon. 06 Ukulele Practice, 6:30 p.m., Sanctuary

Mon. 06 Scouts, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Trinity Hall

Tues. 07 Bereavement Group, 2:00 p.m., Fellowship Room

Wed. 08 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Wed. 08 Prayer Circle, 9:30 a.m., Sanctuary

Wed. 08 Choir Practice, 2:00 p.m., Sanctuary

Wed. 08 Bobcaygeon Girl Guides, 6:00 p.m., Trinity Hall

Thurs. 09 Pastoral Care Meeting, 10:00 a.m., Fellowship Room

Fri. 10 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Sun. 12 Anniversary Sunday Church Service, 10:30 a.m.,

Sanctuary Livestreaming during the service.

Anniversary lunch and cake.

Best wishes to all those who have Birthdays and Anniversaries in November!


all who helped out in anyway in making the meat pies. You are all greatly appreciated! We will be selling chicken and beef meat pies at the UCW Christmas Bazaar being held on Saturday, November 25th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.


all who helped with Trinity yard clean-up on Wed., Oct. 25th and

those who prepared and served the food for the BBQ afterwards. Your help was greatly appreciated!

Bill Dodwell

Bill passed away on Sunday, October 29th at Ross Memorial Hospital. Let us keep the Dodwell family and friends in our prayers as go through this difficult time of loss. More information will be coming forth as we receive it.

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.

Come Out One and All!

Calling all those who love to sing or are musicians, to attend Choir practice on Wed., November 8th at 2:00 p.m. If you play a musical instrument and would like to participate during Sunday’s Worship Service, please speak with Debra Northey.

Hand Drumming

all you need is a heartbeat to join. On Monday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. starting Monday, Nov. 6th. Drums and Friendship provided. Thank-you, Debbie

Ukulele Practice

The next Ukulele Practice will be held on Monday, November 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Room. Happy practicing until then!

Are you a Knitter or Crocheter?

We need people to knit or crochet mitten, scarves, hats for our Mitten Tree. The items are distributed to our community here in Bobcaygeon and Lindsay to places like our public schools, Curve Lake, Boys & Girls Club, Ross Memorial Hospital, A Place Called Home etc. before Christmas. Please bring your knitting in by Friday, December 1st.

Please Note:

Make sure that when you leave the church that nothing blocks the fire door exits, as per the Fire Marshall regulations.

A Travelling Library …

with books about Truth and Reconciliation is in the Fellowship Room. Please have a look, borrow and read and return by November 26. There are children's books, novels, and teachings about relationships between indigenous and non-indigenous people. Some of the books include: The Inconvenient Indian; 21 Things You Didn't Know About the Indian Act; Keeper and Me; Embers and many more. It's a great opportunity.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 12 is the deadline for submissions to the Fall/Winter Carillon. I am looking for personal stories (and pictures) and reports of what your team or committee is doing. Please email your submissions to me as an attached WORD document at or put them in my mailbox.

The newsletters will be ready for distribution on Dec 1. Sadly, we have lost a few of our deliverers. If you can volunteer to deliver 5-10 newsletters to a specific area two times a year, please call (705-738-9633) or email me.

Thank you, Sue Pepper

Come one, come all and join us on Friday, November 17th at 7:30 p.m. to enjoy our “Music Night” at Providence United Church located at 1449 County Rd. #8!

Trinity United Church Christmas Bazaar

To be held in Trinity Hall on Saturday, November 25th from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Free Admission! Home baking, Christmas Shop, Gift Boutique, silent auction, Frozen beef and chicken pies. Held in Trinity Hall.

Did you know …

that both nursing homes (Case Manor & Pinecrest) are much more accessible these days! You no longer need to set-up appointments, but will need to wear a mask while inside. I’m sure the residence would enjoy a visit! Since it is flue season, please call first to make sure they are not on lockdown.

News from the Knitting Group

The Knitting Group meet every second Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 29th at 2:00 o'clock at the home of Karin Kinsman. We knit Prayer Shawls adults and children who need comfort, peace, and love as they go through personal loss, sickness, and grief. For further information about the Knitting Group, please contact Gail Lewis at 705-738-1279 or the church office for Karin’s address if you wish to join them.

The UCW are collecting items for “A Place Called Home”. The items they are looking for are toiletries, dinner plates, cereal bowls and forks. If you can help in this way, please let Lillian Partridge know or bring them into the church office after our Christmas Bazaar.

‘After Words’ … is a new Bereavement Support Program

in Bobcaygeon offered by Kawartha Lakes Hospice. The group meets every first and third Tuesday in the month from 2:00 – 3:.00 p.m. at Trinity United Church, Bobcaygeon in the Fellowship Room. Please call Janice Craig, Hospice Bereavement Co-ordinator at 705-324-7323 x 553 for more information. Also, there is a poster with more information on Trinity’s bulletin board in the back hall.

Being held on Saturday, November 18th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. With Frozen foods, Baking, Crafts, Outdoor Planters. There are tables for rent at $35.00 for you to showcase your items. Contact Chris @ (705)738-6107 or Donna @ (705)731-9539.

Cambridge Street United Church presents:

“The Joys of Christmas”

Taking place in Lindsay on Saturday, November 18, 2023 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch for $10.00 is served from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cookie Sale, Browser’s Corner and 5” frozen meat pies. Call 705-324-3547 for more information.

BMC – Music Concert Series present – “Boreal”

Taking place on Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Trinity United Church for $30.00 per ticket. Boreal is the magical musical collaboration of Tannis Slimmon, Katherine Wheatley and Angie Nussey. These three hardworking singer-songwriters, each with their own longstanding, award winning careers, simply love to play music together. Book at email: or call (705)731-7497. See bulletin board in the hall by the kitchen for more information.


@ Cambridge St. United Church in Lindsay

Phase 1 Training Course - Thursday, Nov. 30 and Friday, Dec. 1, 2023

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., both days.

Healing Pathway has been an active ministry at Cambridge Street United Church since 2022. We invite anyone who has an interest in learning the basic concepts of hands-on healing within the Christian tradition to take the Phase 1 Training and become part of our team of practitioners, or start up a ministry at their community of faith. Registration deadline is Nov. 15th. For more information, contact the Cambridge St. church office 705-324-3547 or email To get a registration form and for more information about the Healing Pathway Canada: or see bulletin board in hallway.

THEOLOGY/THEOLOGIES: Anti-racism, Interfaith, Intercultural

Please join the Theology (and implementation) Conference being planned by the Anti-Racism, Interfaith, Intercultural Forum in our Region on Wednesday, November 22, 2023. This is a one day in person conference that is being held at Kingsview United Church, Oshawa from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. Jennifer Janzen-Ball, Executive Minister for Theological Leadership, The United of Canada. A lunch is available for $15.00 per person (if the cost is prohibitive, please email Sharon Hull at to receive a subsidy). The $15 payment for lunch is to be sent to Brian James by November 14th. Payment can be sent by e-transfer to, please make sure to include your name.

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