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SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK  November 10-17

Today      

9:00am​              Bible Study with Rev. Rachel

10:30am ​           Remembrance Day Worship  

11:30am ​           Memorabilia Display & lunch in the Auditorium  

​​7:00pm​              The Abbey service in the Sanctuary

Monday     ​​​        Business Office Closed

Tuesday    
1:30pm​              Trinity UCW meet in the Parlour

​​4:00pm​              Faith In Action meet in the Boardroom

​​5:30pm​              JUDO in the Auditorium

​​6:30pm​              Worship Team meet in the Boardroom

​​7:00pm​              Community Choir rehearsal in the Sunday school area

​​7:30pm​              Search Committee meet in the Parlour

Wednesday
8:
00am​              Men’s Breakfast at the Breakfast Spot

9:00am​              Music Therapy in the Parlour

9:00am​              EPYDC Community Kitchen

​​5:45pm​              Handbell Rehearsal in the Sanctuary

​​7:00pm​              Senior Choir/Cantata Rehearsal in the Sanctuary

​​8:30pm​              Contemporary Rehearsal in the Sanctuary

Thursday
9:30am​              Trinity Café in the Parlour

10:00am​            Jr Youth Day Camp in the Auditorium

​​2:00pm​              Silvertones Rehearsal in the Sanctuary

​​5:00pm​              JUDO in the Auditorium

​​7:00pm​              Finance & Property meet in the Boardroom

Friday
8:00am​              Bricks for Kids day camp in the Parlour

Saturday    
9:00am ​             Trinity Art Group meet in the Sunday School area

Sunday  
9:00am​              Bible Study with Rev. Rachel

10:30am​            Worship Service

11:30am​            Coffee & Conversation following worship

​​2:00pm​              Country Legends “Men of the Century”

​​7:00pm​              The Abbey meet in the Sanctuary

CHRISTMAS CANTATA

The Senior Choir and I extend an invitation to those of you in the congregation who love to sing and wish to take part in this year’s Christmas Cantata, “Canticle of Joy”.  We will present this cantata at the service on Sunday, December 22nd at 10:30 a.m. It is a piece of music that blends traditional carols and tunes to tell the story of Christ’s birth and we would love to have you join us as we present this musical offering.  

Our rehearsals began on October 30 and you can mark off your calendar now with the dates below.  If you have any questions, please chat with me or email me.  

Rehearsal Dates for Christmas Cantata Choir

November 6:  7:45-8:45​​​

November 13: 7:00-8:30

November 20: 8:00-9:00​​​

November 27:  8:00-9:00

December 4: 7:45-8:30​​​

December 11: 7:00-8:30

December 18: 7:00-9:00

Sunday, December 22:  9:30 warmup and presentation at service at 10:30

SENIORS’ LUNCHEON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5: Join us for Seniors’ Luncheon on Tuesday, November 5, at 11:30am. Gather in the auditorium for a delicious luncheon of Casserole, salad and dessert for just $6.00 per person.   Donations of dessert are appreciated.  Contact the office to sign up and please consider spending a couple of hours to help out.  Thank You.  

ADVANCE NOTICE

Nov 20​  Trustees meet in the Boardroom at 7pm

Nov 21​  Church Council meet in the Parlour at 7pm

Nov 23​  Feed My Sheep Community B’fast 8:00-9:30am

Nov 24​  Covenanting Service for Rev. Rachel at 2pm in the Sanctuary

Nov 27​  Trinity Coffee Tea Chat at 10-11am in the Parlour

COVENANTING SERVICE SUNDAY NOVEMBER 24 AT 2PM: Be sure to plan to attend the covenanting service for Rev. Rachel Campbell with reception to follow.

At the beginning of every new call or appointment, a covenanting or installation service is held to celebrate the new pastoral relationship that has been established. A covenant is between God, the ministry personnel, the community of faith or other ministry, and the wider United Church as represented by the regional council. The covenant may include other parties that are integral to living out the gospel in community as God calls us. Ministry personnel and lay members of the regional council and neighbouring communities of faith are invited to celebrate along with the people of the community of faith and their new minister. A regional council liaison is also there. The expectations of attendance for covenanting services are flexible and must take into consideration the community of faith’s context. The regional council is encouraged to include a time to celebrate all new covenants from the past year at the annual meeting.

TRINITY CONCERT SERIES:

Country Legends “Men of the CenturySunday, November 17, at 2:00pm. With a casual, laid back atmosphere some of the Island’s best known musicians portray four of the greatest country music legends of all time. Artists portrayed include; Johnny Cash who is performed by Kendall Docherty, Merle Haggard performed by Jimi Platts, Ronnie Milsap performed by Peter Burke and Gene Watson performed by Larry Campbell as well as back up musicians Brian Knox on Drums and Heartz Godkin on Bass Guitar. Advance tickets are available at the Church office at a cost of $10.00, and will also be available at the door for $12.00. 

CELEBRATE THE SEASON 2019 AT THE CELTIC PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE:  The College of Piping is pleased to be offering the following performances to celebrate the holiday season. For information or to purchase tickets visit www.collegeofpiping.com  or call 902-436-5377

Nov 21 Classic Movie Night The Muppet Christmas Carol Curtain at 7pm

Nov 23  A Child’s Christmas Michael Pendergast, Movies The Grinch and Elf 6pm

Nov 28  Classic Movie Night Miracle on 34th Street Curtain at 7pm

Nov 29  Ledwell & Haines Christmas Special 7:30pm

Dec 01  Gunning & Cormier Christmas 7:30pm

Dec 05  Classic Movie Night National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Curtain 7pm

Dec 06  Christmas with the Ellis Family Band 7:30pm

Dec 07  Christmas with the King featuring Thane Dunn & The Cadillac Kings –​ ​   Special Guest Melly Dunn 7:30pm

Dec 12  Sing-Along Sound of Music Curtain 6pm

Dec 19  Classic Movie Night It’s a Wonderful Life Curtain at 7pm

Dec 21  Celtic Christmas featuring Peter & Christine Gallant, their family and ​ ​   instructors and students from The College of Piping Curtain 7:30pm

President of Fundy St Lawrence Dawning  Greetings to you all: As the President of Fundy St Lawrence Dawning Waters Region, I am committed to the meeting with and learning about what the people of faith in our region value and what they hope for in the future.  So that I can meet you and hear your stories, I am traveling to PEI to visit.  While lay members and paid accountable ministry personnel are being invited individually, everyone is welcome to come.  We will meet in Bedeque on November 20th starting at 7:00 pm at Bedeque United Church in Bedeque.  We will meet in Winsloe on November 21st starting at 7:00 pm at Winsloe United Church in Winsloe.  I would appreciate it if you would register – if you haven’t already – so we know how many people to prepare for.  You can register by email to alounder@gmail.com or by calling 506-977-1308.  We are gathering as lay and clergy together so if there are members of your Community of Faith who would like to be there, please pass the registration information along to them!  Blessings!  
Audrey Lounder, President – Fundy St Lawrence Dawning Waters Region

TRINITY CAFE:  starting Thursday at 9:30 am join Rev. Rachel as we will be diving into the Book of Proverbs, discovering what knowledge it holds, and exploring the different ways we can use this piece of Wisdom Literature as a spiritual practice. More than just a Bible Study. All welcome. No previous Bible knowledge necessary.

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY: Sunday Morning Bible Study with Rev. Rachel at 9:00am. We will be focusing on the lectionary scriptures and discussing how those scriptures may relate to current events. Here are the scriptures we will be exploring November 3 – Luke 19:1-10, November 10 – 2 Thessalonians 1-5, 13-17, November 17 – Luke 21:5-19, November 24 – Luke 23:33-43. No previous Bible knowledge necessary. All welcome.

TRINITY CONCERT SERIES:
Country Legends “Men of the Century Sunday, November 17 at 2:00pm. With a casual, laid back atmosphere some of the Island’s best known musicians portray four of the greatest country music legends of all time. Artists portrayed include; Johnny Cash who is performed by Kendall Docherty, Merle Haggard performed by Jimi Platts, Ronnie Milsap performed by Peter Burke and Gene Watson performed by Larry Campbell as well as back up musicians Brian Knox on Drums and Heartz Godkin on Bass Guitar. Advance tickets are available at the Church office at a cost of $10.00, and will also be available at the door for $12.00. 

MEN’S BREAKFAST: Trinity Men’s Breakfast group meets each Wednesday, morning at the Breakfast Spot at 8:00am.  Come and enjoy fellowship and breakfast.

TRINITY CAFE:  starting Thursday, October 10, (9:30 a.m.) join Rev. Rachel as we will be diving into the Book of Proverbs, discovering what knowledge it holds, and exploring the different ways we can use this piece of Wisdom Literature as a spiritual practice. More than just a Bible Study. All welcome. No previous Bible knowledge necessary.

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY: Sunday Morning Bible Study with Rev. Rachel: starting Sunday, Oct 13, (9a.m.) we will be focusing on the lectionary scriptures and discussing how those scriptures may relate to current events. Here are the scriptures we will be exploring- October 13 – John 6:25-35 October 20 – Luke 18-1-8 October 27 – Luke 18:9-14 November 3 – Luke 19:1-10 November 10 – 2 Thessalonians 1-5, 13-17 November 17 – Luke 21:5-19 November 24 – Luke 23:33-43 No previous Bible knowledge necessary. All welcome.

JUNIOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT GROUP: If you are age 11-15, join this group at Trinity on Mondays from 6-7:30pm for art, drama, music, community service projects and more.  For more information, contact Gwyn at gwyn@trinitysummerside.ca 

PD DAY OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUTH AGES 10 AND UP!  On Thursday, November 14, we will be hosting a Junior Youth Empowerment Program Day Camp.  This program will run from 10am-4pm.  The program aims to provide youngsters with a profound understanding of their own potential.  We will work on developing language and powers of expression, developing  capacity to make positive decisions, developing comprehension and critical thinking, and planning and executing service projects. For more information, please see Gwyn. 

DONATIONS:  The Sunday School continues to collect items of food, clothing and personal hygiene.  Items needed at this time are: cereal, spreads coffee, jam/peanut butter, snack foods, canned vegetables, evaporated milk, canned fish and canned meats. Cash Donations are appreciated as well. Collection day is the first day of the month. Thank you.

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.

MARATHON BRIDGE:  You are invited to join the Trinity UCW Marathon Bridge Club in the Fall.  Come and enjoy a nice afternoon and meet new people.  For information please call Phyllis Baglole at 902-436-3788.

DONATIONS NEEDED:  The following items are in need within the community should you have any to donate; Wing chairs, dressers, night stand or side tables. Please call the office if you have an item. 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