WELCOME TO THE VIRTUAL TRINITY UNITED CHURCH SUMMERSIDE WORSHIP SERVICES

  • Click the link below each week to be taken to our YouTube page where we have a virtual service waiting for you!  You can follow along with the video by going to the Sunday Bulletin section at the top of our website. There you will see the bulletin and also be able to download the PDF version of it. 
  • Scroll further down on this page to see the latest news and updates.

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Sunday, May 24th, 2020

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At Trinity we understand this is a difficult time for many of our members and families. We encourage you to reach out if you need assistance in any way. If you would like to continue your financial support for Trinity at this time, please see the options detailed Givings Chart (posted below and Facebook.)  Thank you.

Detailed Givings Chart

Click on the image

 

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A message from the M&P at Trinity United Summerside

A message from the M&P at Trinity United Summerside

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IMPORTANT Message (Please read and please share) updated May 12th, 2020.

The Council of Trinity United Church Summerside met March 16th, 2020 and decided with the most recent recommendations of the Chief Public Health Office of PEI we would bring to an end all activities at the Church Building effective immediately.  We met again on May 11 and this decision has been extended till June 12th. A further announcement will come at that time. 

Please NOTE – The Ministry of Trinity will continue but not in a face to face format (during this time).  Instead we will bring our ministry to you with some fun and interactive ways to worship with us from the comfort of your home (YouTube, Facebook, Our web page, etc.)

Our office line will still be operational and you can contact the office administrator Monday to Friday by calling 902-436-3155 and leaving a message. Messages will be checked hourly between 8:30 am and 3:30 pm. You may also reach the office by email at admin@trinitysummerside.ca If you have any questions or concerns please call.

Rev. Rachel will be offering Pastoral Visitation via Email, Phone, and if you have iPhone we can even Face Time. (Email: rachel@trinitysummerside.ca, During this feel free to use my Emergency Number at 902-439-1881 (However, for non emergency calls please call during 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday).

Our Music Director will be in contact with choir members. Our Program Coordinator for Children & Youth will be in contact with families and the program volunteers. All staff are working from home but still available to you during this time.

The Ministry Continues and the light of Christ shines. God’s Blessings.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT OUR GIVINGS 

At Trinity we understand this is a difficult time for many of our members and families. We encourage you to reach out if you need assistance in any way. If you would like to continue your financial support for Trinity at this time, please see the options detailed below or refer to the Givings Chart posted on the website and Facebook.  Thank you.

QUESTION: What are the ways in which I can contribute financially to my church?
At Trinity United Church in Summerside we want to make offering easy for you with the following options…

OPTION 1- PAR
PAR – Pre Authorized Remittance
This is administered through the United Church of Canada. A donation is withdrawn from your chequing account on the 19th of each month. A PAR Authorization Form can be found on-line at The United Church of Canada website (https://www.united- church.ca) by clinking in the search button and typing PAR.
Or contact Wendy (Trinity Office Admin.) at admin@trinitysummerside.ca  or call 902- 436-3155 to have the form emailed to you.
A VOID cheque is needed to implement PAR and can be mailed to the church with the completed PAR Authorization Form. PAR can be started and stopped at your convenience.

OPTION 2 – POST DATED CHEQUES
Post Dated Cheques –
You can mail posted dated cheques to Trinity United Summerside. The mail is picked up daily and deposits will be done weekly.
Our mailing address is: Trinity United Summerside 90 Spring Street Summerside,
PEI, C1N 3E4.
Please be sure to include your contribution envelope #, if you know it.
Please do not send cash in the mail 😊.

OPTION 3 – ON OUR WEBSITE
Trinity Summerside UCC Website –
You can give directly to Trinity United Church through the website.
Just scroll down on the home page until you see the Donate Now tab. Click the tab and it will take you to the screen where you can choose Trinity as your charity. There are options to donate once or monthly.

OPTION 4 – E-TRANSFER
E-Transfer –
You can e-transfer your offering by using the following email: donate@trinitysummerside.ca
NOTE: Please indicate in the comments section of the transfer your name, the envelope number (if you know it), and the designation of the givings (i.e. general fund, M&S, local). E- transfers will be auto-deposited, no need for passwords.
For any question about this option please email Wendy at admin@trinitysummerside.ca Or call 902-436-3155.
Thank you for you continuing to support our Ministry and Blessings.

OPTION 5 – NEW CASH OPTION

Please contact the office at 902-436-3155 for more details and to make arrangements.

 

Our Music Director will be in contact with choir members. Our Program Coordinator for Children & Youth will be in contact with families and the program volunteers. All staff are working from home but still available to you during this time.CONFIRMATION CLASSESCome join us for confirmation classes starting this Spring 2020. Past Mentors as well as anyone wanting to participate and share their wisdom, or those wanting a refresher course on our faith are welcome to attend.  There will be six sessions using the UCC Maritime Region Narthex Video/Interactive Confirmation Resource and combine that with the wisdom of our Mentors.  Grade 8 to Ages 100+ are welcome.  All sessions will be held at Trinity and led by Rev. Rachel Campbell.  To register please call the church office at 902-436-3155 by April 12th.  Classes will begin on April 26th.  Confirmation Sunday will be June 14th

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL:  Summer will be here before we know it, and we would love to have a VBS program this summer to engage our young children in a week of learning about God and our environment.  For this program to happen, volunteers are needed.  We will need at least 2 adult volunteers with a completed background check on file, and at least 2 teens who have completed grade 8 by the end of the current school year.  For more information or to volunteer, please contact Gwyn. 

SALVATION ARMY FOOD BANK: is in need. The following are “most needed” for the Food Bank. Donations can be dropped off at the Salvation Army, 374 Pope Road, Summerside between 8:30 – 3:00, Monday to Friday: crackers, cookies, soda crackers, canned fruit, oatmeal packages, kid’s snacks, Cheese Whiz, peanut butter, jam, juice, canned milk, “Side Kicks”, beans, canned pasta, pasta, pasta sauce, Mac & Cheese, hearty soups, soup, sandwich meats, “Bear Paws”, rice crispies, pudding cups, fruit cups, cheese and cracker snacks, peanut butter and cracker snacks, granola bars* nut free. Please support the food bank, and thank you.

REFUNDABLES/RECYCLABLES PLEASE NOTE:  Please return your recyclables directly to Don’s Bottle Exchange and mention the money goes to Trinity United Church.  Please do not bring your bottles to the church.  Thank You for your continued support of our Guatemalan sponsor children. 

HELP US TO MINISTER: It is most helpful when members of the congregation let us know of those who are in hospital or ill at home.  Should you or a family member be in hospital, please be sure to indicate you are associated with Trinity United Church Summerside, so our ministers will be sure to be informed when they visit the hospital. You can contact Rev. Rachel Campbell at Trinity’s office, 902-436-3155 or by email at rachel@trinitysummerside.ca or for emergencies at 902-439-1881. Rev. Rachel will have Monday and Friday as days off.

Staff emails

Rachel Campbell rachel@trinitysummerside.ca
Louise Elder music@trinitysummerside.ca
Gwyn Richards gwyn@trinitysummerside.ca
Wendy Murray admin@trinitysummerside.ca
Sunday School sundayschool@trinitysummerside.ca