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Sunday  9:00am        Bible Study with Rev. Bob

                   10:30am       Worship Service

11:45am       Coffee & Conversation in the Auditorium

2:00pm        Aeolian Singers & Sirens in Concert in the Sanctuary

3:00pm        Baby Shower rental in the Auditorium

Monday                          Victoria Day, Business Office closed

Tuesday                8:30am        EPYDC cooking class in the kitchen

1:00pm        Sr College Book of the Month in the Boardroom

2:00pm        Andrews Lodge Service at 2pm. Singers Please!

6:00pm        Jr. Youth Empowerment meet in the Parlour

6:30pm        Fandango Rehearsal in the Auditorium

7:00pm        Community Choir Rehearsal in the Sunday School

7:00pm        Search Committee meet in the Boardroom  Wednesday   8:00am          Men’s Breakfast group meet at The Breakfast Spot

10:50am       Western School Board in the Auditorium

5:45pm        Handbell Choir Rehearsal in the Sanctuary

6:00pm        Community Maintenance Pgm in the Parlour

6:30pm        Pound Fit Class in the Auditorium

7:00pm        Senior Choir Rehearsal in the Sanctuary

7:00pm        Trustees meet in the Boardroom

8:15pm        Contemporary Choir Rehearsal in the Sanctuary

Thursday     10:50am       Western School Board in the Auditorium

12:00pm       Music Therapy meet in the Parlour

6:30pm        Fandango Rehearsal in the Sunday School

Saturday       8:00am       Feed My Sheep Breakfast in the Auditorium

9:30am        TAG meet in the Sunday School area

Sunday         9:00am       Bible Study with Rev. Bob

10:30am       Worship

11:45am       Coffee & Conversation in the Auditorium

3:00pm        WWll Soldiers Homecoming in the Sanctuary

THANK YOU: On behalf of the congregation, we would like to thank the staff of Trinity United for going “above and beyond” during this time of transition.  This was especially evident during Holy Week with the amount of time devoted to excellence—from the “out front” worship services with Bob, Louise and Gwyn, to the “behind the scenes” work of Wendy and Troy, as well as the visitation ministry by Rev. Cathy Pharo, we want to say that we appreciate all of you.

There are many volunteers who have been diligent in the work of the church.  This is critical in keeping momentum and moving things forward in a positive, progressive way.  We want to say that your involvement, time, and talent does not go unnoticed—thank you.

The Ministry and Personnel Committee at Trinity acts under the guidelines of The Manual of The United Church of Canada.  Your Committee functions around three roles:  consultative and supportive, healthy relationships, and supervisory.  Presently serving on the Committee:  Paul Campbell, Chair; Louis Andrews, Mary-Jo Dalton, and Carolyn McKillop.  All at Trinity who have praise for or concern about staff, may share in signed correspondence and in a confidential manner with any of the above Committee members.  

We are thankful for the work of all in our community of faith here at Trinity. 

Paul Campbell, Chair

Ministry and Personnel Committee


Attendance:     Congregation      159

​​Sunday School      23 (13 children, 10 adults)              

Contributions:  57 Envelopes     $ 2349.75

​​Loose Givings    $   115.25

101 PAR Givers  $ 8,000.00 monthly


May 20​  Business Office Closed for Victoria Day

May 21​  Andrews Lodge at 2pm  Singers Please.

May 22​  Trustees meet in the Boardroom at 7pm

May 25       Feed My Sheep Community B’fast from 8-9:30am

May 26       WW ll Homecoming in the Sanctuary at 3pm

May 28       Prepare Challenge Create Spring Concert at 1pm

May 29       TCTC in the Parlour from 10-11am

June 02       John Connolly in Concert in the Sanctuary at 2pm

June 04       Christian Life & Growth meet in the Boardroom at 6pm

June 09       Summerside Community Choir Concert in the Sanctuary at 7pm

YOUTH FORUM & INTERMEDIATES AT CONFERENCE: May 23-26 in Sackville, New Brunswick.  For registration information go to and follow the link.  Please see Gwyn for registration information.  Deadline for registration is April 30.  

Great War Lecture Series 2019 Presented by Culture Summerside: Tuesdays at 7pm at the Summerside Presbyterian Church on Victoria Road.

May 7   Louise Morris “I Only Hope I Come Through This War Alright”

May 14 Katherine Dewar “Home at Last- What Became of Summeside’s Nursing    Sisters After the First World War”

May 21 Dr. Edward MacDonald “Unsettled Times: Prince Edward Island in the    Echo of the Great War”

LOVE SUMMERSIDE: On Saturday, July 13, people from local churches will gather together in teams to Love Summerside through practical acts of love in Jesus’ name.  Want to get on board?  Join us for an important planning meeting on Tuesday, May 21 at 4 p.m. in Centre 150 (150 Industrial Crescent), so that we can share the details, set practical assignments, and get your input.

SUNDAY SLIDES: We are currently in search of an additional person to help run the slides in church each week.  The commitment is minimal, every 5th week you are responsible for putting together the slides for the Sunday service. We use custom made software and it is very easy and fun to use.  A very basic knowledge of computers is all that is needed.  If interested, please contact the church office or email Stephen Gaudet at Stephen will be happy to give you a demo of how it all works.  Thanks!

PIANO PLAYER NEEDED: Do you enjoy playing the old hymns?  We need your help at Andrews Lodge and Parkhill Place. Consider joining Rev. Bob for the half hour service and share the gift of music with the residents.  

MEN’S BREAKFAST:  PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION: Trinity Men’s Breakfast group meets each Wednesday morning at The Breakfast Spot at 311 Market Street at 8:00am.  

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY:  Join Rev. Bob Lockhart each Sunday at 9:00am for an hour of bible study and conversation. An in depth knowledge of the Bible is not needed. New members are welcome at any time. We are currently reading The Prophets.

TRINITY CAFÉ: Trinity Café is a weekly bible study and conversation time on Thursdays from 9:30-11:30a.m. with Rev. Bob Lockhart. April 24 we will be reading Acts 5:27-32; Psalm 118:14-29 or Psalm 150; Revelation 1:4-8; John 20:19-31.

DONATIONS: Supplies for our food box program are running low. Please consider picking up an item or two in your weekly shopping to donate. Coffee, can milk, can meats, can veggies, juice, cereal, pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter, jam, cheese whiz, soups and snack items are most appreciated. Monetary donations are also welcome. Thank you. Collection day is the first day of the month.

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. 

LIFE CLASSES:  Learning Important Skills for Eveyday  Join Julia Stewart for this 6-week program designed to teach basic life skills, such as cooking, cleaning and organizing, in a fun interactive setting. Thursdays 6-8pm beginning April 25 at Summerside Baptist Church.  Donations will be accepted for a local charity. Please pre-register at 902-439-5625 or or on the first night.  Free child care provided. Julia Stewart is a former Licensed Practical Nurse with a Diploma in Business Administration.  

CONTACT:  You can reach Rev. Bob Lockhart (away from March 22-30) through the church office or by cell phone 902-856-2668 or email

Staff emails:
Louise Elder
Gwyn Richards
Wendy Murray
Sunday School