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SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK  January 19-26

Today         
9:00am              Bible Study with Rev. Rachel

10:30am            Worship Service   

11:45am            Superintendents meet with Rachel

 11:45am           Coffee & Conversation in the Auditorium

2:00pm              Variety Concert in the Sanctuary  

7:00pm              The Abbey in the Sanctuary

Monday      

9:00am              Music Therapy in the Parlour

Tuesday      

2:00pm              Parkhill Place Service, singers please.

 5:30pm              JUDO in the Auditorium

  7:00pm             Community Choir Rehearsal

Wednesday 

8:00am               Men’s Breakfast group meet at the Loyalist

9:00am                EPYDC Community kitchen

9:00am                Music Therapy in the Boardroom

4:30pm                Seniors College in the Parlour  

 7:00pm               Finance & Property meet in the Boardroom

 7:00pm                Senior Choir Rehearsal in the Sanctuary

 8:30pm               Contemporary Choir Rehearse in the Sanctuary

Thursday   
 
8:30am                Notre Dame Place Meeting in the Auditorium

 9:30am                Trinity Café meet in the Parlour

9:30am                 Seniors College meet in the Boardroom  

 2:00pm                Silvertones Rehearsal in the Sanctuary

 5:00pm                 JUDO meet in the Auditorium

6:00pm                  Jr Youth Group meet in the Sunday school area

Friday       

10:00am                Dessert Party Planning Meting in the Parlour

Saturday      

8:00am                  Feed My Sheep Community Breakfast

9:30am                 TAG meet in the Sunday School area

2:30pm                  JUDO meet in the Auditorium  

Sunday         

9:00am                 Bible Study with Rev. Rachel

10:30am               Worship

11:45am               Ministry & Service Celebration in the Auditorium  

 7:00pm               The Abbey meet in the Sanctuary   

ADVANCE NOTICE

Jan 26         Ministry and Service Celebration Fair following worship

Jan 29         Trinity Coffee Tea Chat in the Parlour 10-11am

Feb 02        Vivian and Ivan Hicks in Concert at 2pm in the Sanctuary

Feb 04        Christian Life & Growth meet in the Parlour at 6:30pm

Feb 05        Women’s Breakfast meet at the Breakfast Spot at 8:30am

Feb 06        Governance Team meet in the Boardroom at 6:30pm

Feb 06        PEI People First AGM in the Auditorium from 9am-3pm

Feb 08        Feed My Sheep Community Breakfast 8:00-9:30am

TRINITY CONCERT SERIES

January 19   Variety Concert featuring Parker Murray, Keelin Wedge,

                   Jeannie Campbell & Charles Reid and Not All There Band. $10.00

February 2   Ivan & Vivian Hicks $10.00

February 16  Eddy Quinn & Fiddler’s Sons $15.00

March 1      Patina $10.00

March 15     Juliette Squarebriggs and Wayne Ellis $10.00

March 29     Silvertones & Treble Makers $10.00

April 5        Jericho Road & The Stiff Family $10.00

April 19      Party Mix $10.00

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE:  Wednesday, February 26, at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary at Trinity United Church Summerside.  Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and all are welcome to begin the journey to the cross.  As part of this approximately 30 mins service you will invited to come forward to be marked with the ashes either on the forehead or hand.  These ashes are to remind us that we are a loved creation and to recognize the journey of Lent as Jesus turns his face towards the cross.

ANNUAL REPORT:  It’s the time of year when we remember and document the life and work of Trinity United Church for the previous year.  All chairs of committees, Boards, groups and staff are asked to prepare a report for inclusion in the 2019 Annual Report.  Please have reports to Wendy Murray by February 1st.  Deliver to the office or email Wendy at admin@trinitysummerside.ca    Your timely attention is appreciated. 

WOMEN OF THE CONGREGATION BREAKFAST:  Gather on Wednesday morning February 5 at 8:30ish for coffee, breakfast or just fellowship.  Should your spouse be your transportation, they are welcome to join us. Meet at The Breakfast Spot at 311 Market Street for a refreshing start to your day. 

TRINITY CONCERT SERIES TODAY!  at 2:00pm, Trinity United Church will host a variety concert featuring performers Jeannie Campbell and Charles Reid, Parker Murray, Keelin Wedge and Not All There Band.  Tickets available at the door for $12.00

The next concert will be on Sunday, February 5 at 2:00pm featuring Vivian and Ivan Hicks. Ivan and Vivian Hicks are distinguished for their contribution to preserve and promote old-time fiddling throughout North America. Their music has roots steeped in tradition but their approach to getting it into the hearts and minds of people is modern and innovative. Whether they are supporting school children to learn the violin or inviting entire motor coaches of intrigued music lovers into their home, their down-home approach means new friends and fans of their music emerge each day. They blend this with a busy schedule of performances yearly across Canada and the United States and an active interest in recognizing new talented musicians and bringing them to the stage with them. Tickets are $10.00 in advance or $12.00 at the door.  

On Sunday, February 16 at 2pm be sure to watch for Fiddlers’ Sons and Keelin Wedge. This will be the award winning folk music group’s first time back to Summerside since appearing before a sold out crowd at The Harbourfront Theater, while opening for The Ellis Family Band last summer. Fiddlers’ Sons features singer-songwriter Eddy Quinn on lead vocals, guitar and fiddle, multi-instrumentalist Keelin Wedge on vocals, guitar, fiddle and bass, singer-songwriter John B Webster on vocals and guitar, and musical veterinarian Courtney Hogan-Chandler on fiddle. The group will showcase new tunes, stories and songs which will be featured on their new cd, set to be released this spring.  Tickets are $15.00  
Doors open at 1:15. Advance tickets are available at the church office at 90 Spring Street in Summerside during regular business hours or from Wendell at 902 954 1235. 

Trinity United Church

“Ministry and Service Celebration Fair”

Call for Displays – all Trinity Teams and Groups

Date: January 26, 2020 (Storm Date, February 9, 2020)

All Trinity United Church Teams, Groups, Projects and Programs are invited to participate in a “Ministry and Service Celebration Fair” to be held on January 26, 2020 (February 9, 2020) Storm Date.

The “Ministry and Service Celebration Fair” is a project of the Governance Task Group of the Trinity United Church Council.

Trinity United Church is well known for its broad and energetic ministry. 

The purpose of the “Ministry and Service Celebration Fair” is to showcase and celebrate the many teams, tasks, projects at Trinity United Church so that our Church members know about the many forms of Ministry at our church and the opportunities for voluntarism, service and leadership available. 

Through this Showcase and other communication activities, we hope to raise awareness and to attract and energize new volunteers to contribute and serve.

What’s involved?

The “Ministry and Service Celebration Fair” will be set up trade show style in the gym.  Tables (booths) will be set up for groups to showcase and promote their particular team, project, or program.  Each display should provide information about the mandate of the group, some of the main projects you do and some of your accomplishments.  Pictures, banners, colorful artwork, music, all help tell your story. Be sure to tell people about any volunteer opportunities you have and how they can get involved.

The Fair will take place immediately following the church service. 

What’s the First Step?

Talk about the “Ministry and Service Celebration Fair” with your group.  If you wish to enter a display or perhaps lead some type of activity during the Fair please send a note to Nancy Small, at Kandnsmall@pei.sympatico.ca.  For more information, you may contact Nancy, Rev. Rachel (rachel@trinitysummerside.ca) or any of the Governance Task Group members (Garth Waite, Elaine Burrows, Steve Mollins, or Sean Lough).

We will be following up with more details early in the new year.

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. Men’s breakfast will resume in the New Year on January 8.

TRINITY CAFE:   Trinity Café (More than a Bible Study) will resume on January 9 and meeting every Thursday in the Parlour from 9:30 a.m. till 11:30 a.m. 

From January 9 till the Season of Lent, we will be exploring the theme, “Christianity then & now”.  Our focus will be on the Book of Acts and looking at how these texts might be at work in the world today.  All are welcome.  No previous Bible knowledge required.  Here are the texts we will look at:  Acts 1 (January 9), Acts 4 (January 16), Acts 21 (January 23), and Acts 22 (January 30), Acts 27 (February 6), Acts 28 (February 20).  NOTE:  No Bible Study (Trinity Café) on Thursday, February 13

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY with Rev. Rachel at 9 a.m.  We will be focusing on the lectionary scriptures one week prior and discussing how those scriptures may relate to current events.  Here are the scriptures we are exploring for January and February 2020: January 12,  John 1:29-42, January 19,  Matthew 4:12-23, January 26, Matthew 5:1-12, February 2, Matthew 5:13-20, February 9, Topic Sunday- What does the Lord’s Prayer mean to me?, February 16, Rev. Rachel away, but the group can meet on their own to discuss topic of choice 😊, February 23, Matthew 17:1-9. 

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.

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

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