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Announcements for the week of Oct. 3, 2022


“…Growing, Caring, Sharing”

The Life and Work of the Church

October 2, 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 Anishinaabe 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 City View United Church, East Central Ontario Region (ECO).

Special Activities this Week at Trinity

Mon. 03 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Mon. 03 Bazaar Meeting, 10:00 a.m., Fellowship Room

Mon. 03 UCW Exec. Meeting, 1:00 p.m., Sanctuary

Mon. 03 Baden Powell Otters, 6:00 p.m., Trinity Hall

Tues. 04 Knitting Group, 2:00 p.m., Fellowship Room

Wed. 05 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Wed. 05 Prayer Circle, 9:30 a.m., Sanctuary

Wed. 05 Girl Guides, 6:00 p.m., Trinity Hall

Thurs. 06 Worship Meeting, 10:30 a.m., Fellowship Room

Fri. 07 Respite Care, 8:30 a.m., Trinity Hall

Fri. 07 Worship Fall Decorating, 11:00 a.m., Sanctuary

Sun. 09 Thanksgiving Sunday Service, 10:30 a.m.,

Sanctuary and livestreaming.

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.


Thank-you to all the ladies who helped with making 293 beef pies

on Sept. 20th for our Christmas Bazaar taking place in November.

Sincere thanks, Olive Macoomb

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

Congratulations Trinity & Providence!

In 2021 the Bobcaygeon-Providence Pastoral Charge raised $24,591.00 for Mission & Service fund of The United Church of Canada. A “Certificate of Thanksgiving” was sent to us as well as a letter of thanks.

Thanksgiving Envelopes

This week “Thanksgiving” Envelopes have been put into your bulletin to be returned on Thanksgiving Sunday, October 9th. The money will be going to the Bobcaygeon Food Bank.

PLEASE NOTE: October 16 is WORLD FOOD SUNDAY. Please bring food for the Bobcaygeon Helps Food Bank on that day.

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: Method of payment through: email.


The Fall Edition of the Carillon is now being planned. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6 is the deadline for your submissions. Distribution will be Friday November 18. What is your group or committee doing? Did you make some memorable memories? Send them to me at Pictures are welcome too! Sue Pepper

News from the Knitting Group

The Knitting Group meet every second Tuesday and will begin meeting as of October 4, 2022. For further information about the Knitting Group, contact Gail Lewis at 705-738-1279.

Autumn Clean-up Day at Trinity

There will be a church yard clean-up day being held on Thursday, October 13th starting at 10:00 a.m. If you can come out and help and maybe bring a rake, that would be fantastic! Many hands make light work.


Starting in November we will be returning to having Greeters at our doors. Please phone Audrey Mackay if you would be interested in helping out in this way.


Good quality Christmas decoration to sell at our Trinity/Providence Church Bazaar, which is taking place on Saturday, November 19, 2022.

Big Drum Social on October 8th

at Purple Woods Conservation Area in Oshawa from 11:00a.m – 3:00 p.m. Please view the poster on our website at Big Drum Social - East Central Ontario Regional Council of the United Church of Canada ( An invitation from Reverend Rodney Smith-Merkley: I'd like to invite people on Oct. 8th who would like to attend the Big Drum Social to first meet at Westminster United Church in Whitby at 10am for a sharing circle and to see their Land Acknowledgement plaque which will have been dedicated on Oct. 2nd. The idea is people may bring their questions, or feel more comfortable attending with others.

Anti-Racism, Interfaith and Intercultural Forum:

Save the Date: October 26 - November 23, 2022 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM Wednesdays (on Zoom):

ECORC'S Anti-racism, Interfaith and Intercultural Forum, invites you to learn about our world, our communities, and our neighbours through an exploration of some of the world's religions. In exploring our neighbour’s religion, we will learn about ourselves. Join us for an exploration, both outward and inward.

Tuesday November 8, 2022, 9:30 am to 3:00 pm (in person) Location: Trinity United Church, Cobourg Clergy and LLWL Training - Interpretation of Scriptures through the Art of a Lens of Anti-racism. To be facilitated by: Dr. Dorcas Gordon, former Director, Toronto School of Theology, Professor, and Principal of Knox College, U of T. Offered by The ECORC Anti-Racism, Interfaith and Intercultural Forum. More details to follow later this month for both of these events.

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