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Announcements for the week of October 23, 2023


“…Growing, Caring, Sharing”

The Life and Work of the Church

October 22, 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 Salem: Locksley United Church, East Central Ontario Region (ECOR).

Special Activities this Week at Trinity

Mon. 23 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Mon. 23 Otters, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Trinity Hall

Mon. 23 Scouts, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Trinity Hall

Wed. 25 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Wed. 25 Prayer Circle, 9:30 a.m., Sanctuary

Wed. 25 Fall Clean-up, 10:00 a.m., Outside of Church with a BBQ

to follow at noon in the Fellowship Room

Wed. 25 Choir/Music practice 2:00 p.m., Sanctuary

Wed. 25 Bobcaygeon Girl Guides, 6:00 p.m., Trinity Hall

Thurs. 26 Providence UCW, 2:00 p.m., Fellowship Room

Fri. 27 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Sun. 29 Sunday Church Service, 10:30 a.m., Sanctuary

We Welcome Elizabeth Peeters, Livestreaming during

the service

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


all who helped out in anyway with Mary Fedy’s “Celebration of Life”, before, during and after the service. A special thank-you Karen Foote and to all who helped in donating homemade sandwiches, squares, cookies and prepared, served and cleaned up after the reception. You are all greatly appreciated!

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.

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.

Spirit In Motion House Church

Will be taking place on Wednesday, November 1st at 10:00 a.m. at the home of Walter and Juanita Murray at Unit 13-17 Lake Wood Crescent. RSVP @ 705-738-5556.

Come Out One and All!

Calling all those who love to sing or are musicians, to attend Choir practice on Wed., October 25th 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.

Ukulele Practice

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

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.

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

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 Bobcagyeon 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.

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

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.

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.)

‘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.


@ 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.


The UCW are collecting items for “A Place Called Home”. The items they are looking for are toiletries, dinner plates, bowls and forks.

If you can help in this way, please let Lillian Partridge know.

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