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Announcements for the week of October 16, 2023


“…Growing, Caring, Sharing”

The Life and Work of the Church

October 15, 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!

Special Activities this Week at Trinity

Mon. 16 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Mon. 16 Ukulele Practice, 6:30 p.m., Sanctuary

Mon. 16 Providence Fall Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Fellowship Room

Mon. 16 Otters, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Trinity Hall

Mon. 16 Scouts, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Trinity Hall

Tues. 17 Affirming Meeting, 10:00 a.m., Sanctuary

Tues. 17 Bereavement Group, 2:00 p.m., Fellowship Room

Wed. 18 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Wed. 18 Prayer Circle, 9:30 a.m., Sanctuary

Wed. 18 Bobcaygeon Girl Guides, 6:00 p.m., Trinity Hall

Thurs. 19 Harmony UCW, 1:30 p.m., Fellowship Room

Fri. 20 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Sat. 21 7:00 p.m., Bobcaygeon Music Council Concert

Sun. 22 Sunday Church Service, 10:30 a.m.,

Sanctuary Livestreaming during service.

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

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.

Mary Fedy

Mary Fedy passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2023 surrounded by her family in her home garden. Mary’s “Celebration of Life” will be taking place on Saturday, October 14th at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity United Church in the Sanctuary. Reception will follow in Trinity Hall. Let us keep the Fedy family in our thoughts and prayers.

Jean Robertson

Jean Robertson from Case Manor passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2023. Visitation and a Funeral Service took place at the Hendren Funeral Home, Bobcaygeon, on Friday, October 6th. Let us keep Jean’s family in our thoughts and prayers.

Gerald Harnden

Gerald passed away on September 7, 2023 and a “Celebration of Life” will be held on October 28th 2023 at the Port 32 Shore Spa in Bobcaygeon from 1:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m. Let us keep Shirley and her family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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.

Ukulele Practice

The next Ukulele Practice will be held on Monday, October 16th at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Happy practicing until then!

Spirit In Motion House Church

Will be taking place on Wednesday, October 25th at 10:00 a.m. at the home of Walter and Juanita Murray at Unit 13-17 Lake Wood Crescent. RSVP @ 705-738-5556.

Trinity and Providence New Church Directory

We are creating a new church directory. Pictures will be taken on Monday, October 30th and Tuesday, October 31st. The previous church directory was completed in 2014. Following the church service this Sunday, we will be booking portrait appointments for our church directory. A table will be set-up in the Narthex. Please book an appointment as the directory for Trinity & Providence is very important in our church life. If you're not able to be at church you may contact Cathy Bennett @ (705)738-4080 to book a time to have your picture taken.

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.

Midweek Event UCW– “All Things Bright and Beautiful”

Taking place on Wed. Oct. 25th at Greenbank United Church with registration at 9:15 a.m. and program to start at 10:00 a.m. Cost for day including lunch is $25.00 with guest speaker Paul Oliver from Urban Nature. Registration forms available from Roberta Plunkett – Please RSVP to or #(289)-385-3595 by October 18, 2023. See bulletin board in hall for more information.

‘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.

Fall Clean-up and BBQ

Wednesday, October 25th at 10:00 a.m.

It’s that time again to do an outside clean-up of our church. Please bring your rakes and work gloves as we prepare our grounds before the snow flies. A BBQ fellowship time will follow. Bring your enthusiasm and your appetites! The Property Brothers


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

Bobcaygeon Music Council presents …

“Music Alive Concert Series”

“JoyRide” will be in concert on Saturday, October 21st at 7:00 p.m. at

Trinity United Church at 44 William St. Bobcaygeon. Book now at email or call (705) 731-7497. (See bulletin board in the hall for more information.)

You’re invited to a Learning Circle …

On Friday, October 27th at 2:00 pm. at #1467 Hwy 15 in Kingston, Ontario. Learn about the Waling the Path of Peace Together project, the All Our Relations Land Trust, the Indigenous Food Sovereignty Garden, and Little Forest Kingston. See where connections are made to one another and to all our relations. Please dress for the weather and bring your own lawn chair and water. Please RSVP to Rev. Rodney Smith-Merley by calling or text at 705-313-2775. (See the bulletin board for more information.)

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