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Announcements for the week of September 12, 2022


“…Growing, Caring, Sharing”

The Life and Work of the Church

September 11, 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 Golden Lake United Church, East Central Ontario Region (ECO).

Special Activities this Week at Trinity

Mon. 12 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Tues. 13 Settlers Quilters Guild, 1:00 p.m., Trinity Hall &


Wed. 14 Respite Care, 9:00 a.m., Trinity Hall

Wed. 14 Prayer Circle, 9:30 a.m., Sanctuary

Wed. 14 Respite Care music, 12:45 p.m., Sanctuary

Thurs. 15 Pastoral Care Meeting, 10:00 a.m., Bethel Room

Thurs. 15 Bazar Committee, 10:00 a.m., Sanctuary

Thurs. 15 Harmony UCW, 1:30 p.m., Fellowship Room

Fri. 16 Respite Care, 8:30 a.m., Trinity Hall

Sun. 18 Sunday Service, 10:30 a.m., Sanctuary and



Thank-you to all the ladies who helped with the chili sauce. We had 2 successful sessions and made 157 jars in total. I also wish to thank everyone who contributed the jars towards this fund-raising project. Sincere thanks, Olive Macoomb

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. Bobcaygeon Helps is now set up for e-transfer. The contact information is: Bobcaygeon Food Bank. The email address is: Method of payment through: email.

Bobcaygeon’s Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research

After two years of virtual runs, Bobcaygeon’s Outdoor Terry Fox Run will happen again this year on Sunday, September 18! We are pleased to partner once again with the Kawartha Lakes Retirement Residence, 60 West Street, Bobcaygeon. The event starts with registration at 12:00 noon, followed by opening ceremonies at 12:30 p.m. and then the Run starts. People are encouraged to run, walk, bike, rollerblade, etc. on the 2km, 5km, 10km routes, or whatever distance is best for them. We also welcome participants using walkers, wheelchairs, and strollers. Participation by individuals, families, or teams is encouraged. Donations can be made, even if you do not participate. Many of us remember seeing Terry Fox as he ran his Marathon of Hope for Cancer Research, 42 years ago. He remains an inspiration! For further information or to contribute, please contact Connie or Al Picken, 705-738-2863.


Congratulations to Lillian and Larry Partridge on the birth of their great grandson, Oaklen Partridge, who was born on August 19, 2022. Oaklen is the first great grandchild of Lillian and Larry.

News from the Knitting Group

The Knitting Group meet every second Tuesday and will begin meeting as of September 20, 2022. For further information about the Knitting Group, contact Gail Lewis at 705-738-1279.

ECOR Women’s Retreat …

“Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors” will be held from September 16-18, 2022 at Kingfisher Bay Retreat Centre. Ladies come and join us for a wonderful weekend of friendship and 0learning. Join us for drumming, crafts, canoeing, smudge, visiting the Petroglyphs and the Curve Lake Pow Wow! Keynote speaker is Michael Doxtater, he is the Director, Saagajiwe – of Indigenous Creative Practice at Toronto Metropolitan University. For more information, please contact Kathleen Whyte at (705)768-3555 or you may register at More information located on the bulletin board by the kitchen.

great grandson, Oaklen Patridge, who was born on August 19, 2022. Oaklen is the first great grandchild of Lillian and Larry.

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.

WANTED for Trinity:

a volunteer to set up a coffee/juice roster for after the service. As of now, no one is responsible. There is a template beside the kitchen door. No volunteer, no coffee/juice. Thanks in advance.

“Celebrating First Peoples”

Join TRC (Truth and Reconciliation Committee) Bobcaygeon this September for the following activities:

Sept. 2 to 30 Celebrating Indigenous Artists, Gallery at the

Boyd Museum.

Sept. 22, 4:00 p.m. Blanket Exercise at Trinity United Church

Sept. 30, 5:00 p.m. Guest Speaker, Artist David Beaucage Johnson, and Peterborough’s First Poet Laureate, Sarah Lewis-Nogojiwanong, at the Boyd Museum Grounds

More information is posted on the Community Bulletin Board at Trinity United Church.

TRINITY UNITED CHURCH, 44 William St., Bobcaygeon, K0M 1A0 Minister: Rev. Bob Root, (705) 738-5136 Email: Office: Susan Zilke Ward, (705) 738-5135, Email:, Web page:

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