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Announcements for Week of August 28, 2022

TRINITY & PROVIDENCE UNITED CHURCH WELCOMES YOU

“…Growing, Caring, Sharing”





The Life and Work of the Church

12th after Pentecost

Sunday, August 28, 2022

Announcements for the upcoming week



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.

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. If you need prayer or would like to be part of a prayer group, please contact the Prayer Circle in confidence at (705)738-5135 (church office). This week please pray for Beachburg United Church, East Central Ontario Region (ECOR).


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

Special Activities this Week at Trinity

Wed. 31 Respite Care, 8:30 a.m., Trinity Hall

Wed. 31 Prayer Circle, 9:30 a.m., Sanctuary

Thurs. 01 Chili Sauce making, 9:00 a.m., Kitchen

and Trinity Hall

Thurs. 01 Worship Committee Meeting, 10:30 a.m.,

Fellowship Room

Fri. 02 Respite Care, 8:30 a.m., Trinity Hall

Sun. 04 Sunday Service, 10:30 a.m., Sanctuary

and livestreaming


Who will be preaching in the upcoming Services @ Trinity?

We welcome Darlene Hallett this Sunday, August 28th! Rev. Bob Root’s first service at Trinity will be Sun. Sept. 4th!


Providence United Church

At Providence on September 4th, Rev. John Patterson will be preaching with the Providence Road Band providing the special music and Mike Chell will be playing the hymns. This will be the final Sunday Summer Service at Providence this season.


Bill Gordon

It is with sadness that we announce that Bill Gordon (Carol Wells-Gordon’s husband), passed away on Thursday, August 11 at Ross Memorial Hospital. Let us keep Carol and the Gordon family in our thoughts and prayers as they go through this loss. There will be a “Celebration of Life” at a later date in September.

Dorothy Strongitharm

With a sad heart we announce that Dorothy Strongitharm passed away Thursday, August 18, 2022. Visitation will be held Friday August 26, from 1-4 p.m. at The Hendren Funeral Home, 6 Helen Street, Bobcaygeon. A Celebration of Life is arranged for Dorothy on Saturday, August 27, 2022, 11:00 a.m., at Trinity United Church with a reception to follow in Trinity Hall. Let us keep the Strongitharm and Fry families in our thoughts and prayers as they go through this difficult time of loss.

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.


News from the Knitting Group

The Knitting Group meet every second Tuesday and the dates will be posted under “Special Activities This Week at Trinity”. For further information about the Knitting Group, contact Gail Lewis at 705-738-1279. Starting back up in the Fall.

WANTED:

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.


Congratulations!

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

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: bobcaygeonfoodbank@gmail.com Method of payment through: email.


“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.

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 learning. Join us for drumming, crafts, canoeing, smudge, visiting the Petroglyphs and the Curve Lake Pow Wow! You will be asked to make a personal commitment … an achievable goal at the end of the weekend toward making a difference, one person at a time. 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 kwhyte53@gmail.com or you may register at https://forms.gle/2JF499saQgqAyCuh9 . More information located on the bulletin board by the kitchen.

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