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Click HERE to download our Annual Report for 2020.

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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.

Virtual Worship Service – April 18th, 2021

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Click the image to view the 2021 Lenten Worship Newsletter.

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When Sunday School starts up again, all participants must have a current registration form on file. This must be filled out and signed by the child’s parent or legal guardian. Thank you for your cooperation in this as we work together. You can print a copy here and have the completed form ready on day one.

Click the image to download our Sunday School Registration Form

 

 

 

 

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IMPORTANT Message (Please read and please share) updated September 17th, 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.

On September 17th the Council decided, under the latest recommendations the Chief Public Health Office of PEI the following:

The Ministry of Trinity is excited that we have begun to re-introduce in-person worship in our church sanctuary. To participate in the in-person worship please pre-register by calling the Church Office. Online Worship will continue and Virtual Trinity Worship Services links will be posted at 8 a.m. on Sundays and accessible all week on our Webpage and Facebook. Plus, we will be sharing details around the small group ministries that we will be offering in the days and weeks to come.

Our office line continues to be operational and you can contact the office administrator (Wendy Murray) by calling 902-436-3155 or by email at admin@trinitysummerside.ca

Starting in September, Wendy will be working from her home office, but you can call her Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. till 3:30 p.m. The office will be open to the public on Thursday’s from 10 a.m. till noontime.

For non-emergency calls please contact (902)436-3155 and leave a message. Emergency Number at 902-439-1881

Note: Programs are advertised on the sign outside the church, on our webpage at trinitysummerside.ca and on our Facebook Page – Find & Like Us: Trinity United Church Summerside.

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

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Worship Service Operational Plan for ONE group of 50

Worship Service Operation Plan for TWO groups of 50

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Holy Week In Person Worship Services

Monday, March 29th Taize Inspired Service 6:30 p.m. at Trinity United Summerside (50 capacity)

Tuesday, March 30th Scripture & Hymn Service 6:30 p.m. at Trinity United Summerside (50 capacity)

Wednesday, March 31st Tenebrae Inspired Service 6:30 p.m. at Trinity United Summerside (50 capacity)

Thursday, April 1st Maundy Thursday Service Combined and hosted at Summerside Presbyterian Church @ 7:30 p.m. Pre-Register for this service by calling 902-436-2557.  Also available online via Website and Facebook. (50 Capacity)

Friday, April 2nd Good Friday Service 10:30 a.m. Combined and hosted at Trinity United Church * Also available online Virtual Trinity via Website & FB. (2 Groups of 50 = 100 capacity)

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Special Announcements:

**Shrove Tuesday is fast approaching and we would like to celebrate in true Trinity fashion! Unfortunately, our regular sit-down dinner is not an option right now, so we have decided to do things differently this year. We are asking for donations of pancake mix, syrup, and other non-perishable items to be dropped off Thursday mornings from 10am until noon or before Sunday morning service from now until Shrove Tuesday. We also ask that this year you join us in a Facebook pancake dinner. Simply take a picture of your family enjoying their pancakes and post it to Facebook. Make sure to tag Trinity United Church Summerside and Trinity Children, Youth & Young Families so we can all enjoy with you!

** Rev. Rachel will be on Study Leave from Monday, Feb 22nd till Monday, March 8th.  Covering Pastoral Emergencies will be The Rev. Elaine Palmer-Harding 902 436 3099 or 902-954-1054.

** The Lenten Worship Newsletter will be ready for distribution the week of Feb 10th.  Follow along with the themes, scripture lessons, selected hymns and prayers during Lent at Trinity United in Summerside.  Copies will be available in the tote just outside the business office doors of Trinity United Church, on our webpage, on our facebook page, pick one up at the office on Thursday mornings between 10 a.m. and noontime or you may even find one in your mail or email.  Call 902-436-3155 to request a copy emailed or mailed to you.

** GREAT NEWS! SUNDAY SCHOOL IS BACK! Calling all students Kindergarten through grade 12! Our Sunday school program is getting back into action. Preregistration is required and can be done when parents register for the service. Please also print and complete the registration form, available on our website. Parents, please register yourselves in the Amen group.

** Open to the Public Hours – Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. till noontime.

** THE ABBEY: The Abbey Service take place each Sunday at 6:30 p.m. (45 min). To register call 902-436-3155 or email admin@trinitysummerside.ca or on line at trinitysummerside.ca The Abbey.

** CHOIR REHEARSALS TO BEGIN WEDNESDAY JANUARY 20TH: BELLS: Arrival and Check-In to begin at 5:30pm, Rehearsal to begin at 5:45pm. SENIOR CHOIR: Arrival and Check-In between 7:00pm and 7:15pm. Rehearsal begins at 7:15pm until 8:00pm. All Covid Protocols Are In Place. Any new interested players or singers should call or email Louise for further information. music@trinitysummerside.ca

** HOSPITAL VISITS: Rev. Rachel is at PCH doing her weekly visits (following the most up to date protocols of the Health Department), Should you or a family member be in hospital, please indicate you are associated with Trinity United Church Summerside, so our minister will be sure to be informed when they visit the hospital.

** Transfer of Membership:  If you are interested in transferring your membership to Trinity Summerside please contact the office at 902-436-3155 and Wendy our Office Administrator will aid you in the process.  We hope to recognize more transfers of membership in an upcoming worship service in 2021. 

** 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 refer to the Givings Chart posted on the website and Facebook or call the office at 902-436-3155. Thank you.

** In person worship services are held every Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m.  Come worship with us in person.  You just need to register.  To register call the office at 902-436-3155, or email admin@trinitysummerside.ca, or register on our website at www.trinitysummerside.ca .  Registration opens at 9 a.m. on Monday till Friday at noon for the Sunday Service. 

** Virtual Trinity will continuing throughout the winter.  The worship service video will be posted every Sunday at 8 a.m. and available on our website and Facebook page all week. 

** Annual Meeting is planned for March 14th after worship.  More information to come.

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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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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.

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