Important Announcement! 

The Search Committee has completed their task of finding a candidate for the full-time permanent position of Coordinating Minister for Trinity United Church, Summerside.  There will be a congregational meeting held on Sunday, July 7immediately following the service, when the selection will be presented for congregational approval and acceptance.   No other information will be released until the Congregational Meeting on Sunday, July 7. 

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SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK  September 22-29

Today      

9:00am​               Bible Study with Rev. Bob

10:30am ​            Worship Service  

11:45am​             Sunday School Kick Off BBQ

​​2:00pm​              Grand-Daddies of Rock-N-Roll Concert

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

Monday    

9:00am​              Music Therapy in the Parlour

​​6:00pm              Junior Youth group meet in the Auditorium

Tuesday

2:00pm.             Parkhill Place Service – Singers Please.

​​5:30pm​              JUDO in the Auditorium

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

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

Wednesday  

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

10:00am​            Trinity Coffee Tea Chat meet in the Parlour

​​5:45pm​              Handbell Choir rehearsal in the Sanctuary

​​6:00pm​              Community Maintenance Program in the Boardroom

​​7:00pm​              Senior Choir rehearsal in the Sanctuary

​​7:00pm​              Trustees meet in the Parlour (rescheduled)

​​8:30pm​              Contemporary Choir rehearsal in the Sanctuary

Thursday

9:00am​              Music Therapy in the Boardroom

​​ 9:30am​             Trinity Café in the Parlour

12:00pm​            Music Therapy in the Parlour

​​ 5:00pm​             JUDO in the Auditorium

​​ 5:30pm​             Fandango Rehearsal in the Sanctuary

7:00pm​              Green Party meet in the Parlour

Friday

8:30am​              Bricks for Kids Day Camp in the Boardroom

Saturday      

8:00am ​             Feed My Sheep Community B’kfast in the Auditorium

​​ 9:30am ​            Trinity Art Group meet in the Sunday School area

Sunday      

9:00am​              Bible Study with Rev. Bob

10:30am​            Worship

11:45am​            Coffee & Conversation in the Auditorium

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

ADVANCE NOTICE

Oct 01​  Senior’s Luncheon in the auditorium at 11:30am

Oct 01​  Christian Life & Growth team meet in the Boardroom at 6pm

Oct 02​  Women of the Congregation B’fast at The B’fast Spot at 8:30am

Oct 02​  EPYDC Community Kitchen 9am-3pm

Oct 04​  Nathan Condon Memorial Concert for Suicide Prevention

Oct 06​  Welcome service for Rev. Rachel Campbell

Oct 08​  Faith In Action meet in the Boardroom at 4pm

Oct 08​  Worship Team meet in the Boardroom at 6:30pm

Oct 09​  EPYDC Community Kitchen 9am-3pm

Oct 11​  Bricks For Kids Day Camp in the Parlour 8:30-4:30pm

Oct 12​  Feed My Sheep Community Breakfast 8am-9:30am

Oct 14​  Thanksgiving, Business office closed.

WELCOME REV. RACHEL CAMPBELL: Sunday, October 6, will be Rev. Rachel Campbell’s first Sunday at Trinity.  We would like to invite and encourage all members of the congregation to attend and help to welcome Rachel.  Please take a moment to share this news with our Trinity family and encourage them to attend.  

3rd ANNUAL MYLES BIRCH MEMORIAL POSTAL WORKERS’ FOOD DRIVE IN SUPPORT OF THE SALVATION ARMY; Please lend your support by placing your donation of non-perishable food items VISIBLY OUTSIDE YOUR DOOR BY 9:00AM ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5.  Most needed items are kids lunch items (nut free), canned meats, med-large canned soup and stews, Kraft dinner, juices, canned beans & pasta, crackers, cookies, side kicks, cheez whiz, spaghetti sauce, and canned milk.  Thank you.

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  

WEEKLY GROUPS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:  The fall is a busy time in the life of the church and we love to keep everyone informed.  Should you wish to include an announcement regarding your event or meeting in the weekly bulletin, please be sure to submit it to the office by noon on Wednesday.  You can email Wendy at admin@trinitysummerside.ca or call 902-436-3155.  

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. The group will resume for the new season on Wednesday, Sept. 11.  

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. 

TRINITY CAFÉ: Trinity Café is a weekly bible study and conversation time on Thursdays from 9:30-11:30a.m. No expertise or prior bible knowledge is required, just a willingness to be open and a desire to explore the scripture with Rev. Bob.  We welcome new participants at any time.  Trinity Café will resume for the season on Thursday, September 12.  

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.

TRINITY CONCERT SERIES TODAY: Phase II and Friends kick off the 2019 – 2020 Concert Series.  The concert is from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and will feature the voices of Keila Glydon, Jeannie Campbell and Gerry Hickey, backed by Ed Young on drums, John McGarry on bass, Pat King on keyboard and sax, and Blaine Murphy on guitar.  Doors open at 1:15 and tickets are $12.00 at the door.

CONCERT SEASON PASS:  New this year!    Why not buy a season pass to the Trinity Concert Series?  For $60 you can attend any 8 concerts of your choice.  Season passes are available at the concerts and in the church office.  A great idea for a Christmas Gift as well.

(this does not include the Nathan Condon Memorial Concert for Suicide Prevention)  

TRINITY COFFEE, TEA AND CHAT:..or should I say Chuckle?…We are back for year two. This group meets in the Parlour the last Wednesday morning of the month at 10am till about 11am with our first meeting being September 25…What is this group and what do we do? Well, it’s just a gathering of folks that like to be happy …want to share …and sometimes like surprises…We drink coffee, tea and water, have a snack, talk, chuckle or downright laugh …Sometimes we sing! There may be interviews…you never quite know what will happen or what you’ll learn This group started last Spring, so we are new and growing…we are open to suggestions and would love to have you join us.. September 25 we will “Welcome the Fall”…See you there.

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. 

CONTACT:  You can reach Rev. Bob Lockhart (away from July 1-15) through the church office or by cell phone 902-856-2668 or email bob@trinitysummerside.ca

Staff emails:
Louise Elder music@trinitysummerside.ca
Gwyn Richards gwyn@trinitysummerside.ca
Wendy Murray admin@trinitysummerside.ca
Sunday School sundayschool@trinitysummerside.ca