Posted by: jwhes | January 16, 2020

Sunday Happenings

For Sunday – January 19th- 10:45 a.m. 


Sunday January 19 is Loose Change Jar Sunday!


This Week

Pastoral Care If you or someone you know needs to talk to the minister or would like a visit or is in the hospital, please call Elizabeth.

We love hearing from you and if you have news to share, click this address: or call the church confidential line 204-269-1632 to let us know.

Scripture Readings for the week ending January 26, 2020: Isaiah 9:1-4, Psalm 27:1,4-9, 1 Corinthians 1:10-18. Join us for Bible Study on Monday at 7:15 p.m.

For those who asked about the poem from last Sunday, it is CONTINUE, by Maya Angelou.



Candle with Care has been delivered, on behalf of our congregation, to Jennifer Sisson and her partner Geoff Woodcroft as they have experienced a recent bereavement.

Candle with Care has been delivered, on behalf of the congregation, to Ron and Jean Rennie who have experienced a recent bereavement.

Annual Reports: This is a reminder that reports are due by Sunday January 19. Please send your reports to the office at

Vic & Marlene Bryll bring greetings from Rev. Gary Clark to everyone at Trinity. They enjoyed Christmas Eve service with Gary and his congregation at Forest Hill United Church in Kitchener, ON.

In the midst of the deep freeze, does your spirit need a “jump start”? Join a three-week book study of When God is Silent by Barbara Brown Taylor, facilitated by Paul Campbell.  This book is available on  The dates are January 28, February 4 and 11.  We will meet at 6:30 pm for a simple soup supper and the study will follow.  The first gathering will be at Leslie & Ed Johnson’s home in Richmond West.  Please be in touch to let me know that you are interested and if you need a lift (204.275.6275 or  Warm soup and fire and conversation – what a fine way to spend a few winter’s nights!

If you or someone you know has access to coupons for baby formula, will you please bring them to the church and put them in the appropriate container on the shelves near the washrooms. They will be collected and given to Winnipeg Harvest to purchase formula throughout the year. Thanks from Outreach.

SSCFF starts on January 20 at 1:00 p.m. Mon – Fitness and Fellowship from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. and Thurs – fitness only from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Energy Boost Brunch is happening on Jan 27 and 28 once again. The students from Ft. Richmond Collegiate are invited to enjoy a pancake breakfast with us during their exam time. The school canteen closes during this time. The Outreach Committee would welcome some volunteers to help with this fun activity. We need your help each day from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please sign up on the sheet on the volunteer board in the narthex for a time that you are available.

DID YOU KNOW the Longest Night of the Year service at Trinity was photographed in the Winnipeg Free Press December 24th edition?

Second Annual Trivia Night – Trinity is holding its second Trivia Night on Saturday, January 25th at 7:00 p.m. Bring your friends and family for another evening of brain-testing fun and laughter. Tickets are $10 and will be on sale before and after Trinity services from Sunday, January 19th – last day! 

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity worship service Sunday Jan 19th at 7:30pm at Epiphany Lutheran, 200 Dalhousie. All are welcome.

You can feel the excitement building. Guess Who is Coming for Dinner!

Bidding starts on Sunday, April 5. Preview of menus on display on Sunday, March 29 and we want you to be prepared. Here is a glimpse at the 16 Dinner/Lunch offerings for 2020


The Parkway Rib Dinner for 6;

The Country Dinner for 6;

Thai Dinner for 6;

Food and Games Night for 4;

A Bomber- Rider Tailgate party on Sept 6 for 6 guests;

St Norbert Pick a Pasta for 4;

French Dinner for 6;

World Travels for 6;

Italian Night for 6;

Scintillating Salmon for 6;

Let’s Do Triple “P” Lunch for 4;

Malaysian Festival for 4;

Around the World for 3;

Canadian Delight for 6;

Did you say “Pool Party” for 6;

In A Stew for 25-30 on Sat Oct 3rd


Get your bidding group ready and join fun, fellowship and fundraising. Something for everyone!!!

The third magi “little people” has wandered away! If you find a small, wise one carrying a gift for Jesus, please bring him back to his friends at the back of the sanctuary! Thank you.

Have you ever wondered about leading worship at Trinity? Have you felt a call to share your gifts with the church? Perhaps you’d like to explore being a Licensed Lay Worship Leader? These folks are members of The United Church of Canada, who have been recommended by the board of their pastoral charge, educated, and licensed by their Regional Council to offer occasional worship leadership and preaching in their area. The training program is offered over two years entirely online through 4 modules, each containing an introductory webinar, six online sessions with others and your mentor, assigned readings in preparation for the module, assignments to be completed and shared with the group during the timeframe of the module. Hope Mattus, who led worship at Trinity on Jan 5th, is a Licensed Lay Worship Leader; if you’d like more information, use this link or speak to Elizabeth or any member of the Worship Cmt

The Food Bank at Ft. Richmond Baptist Church is once again in need of plastic bags. The regular grocery size and the smaller produce bags are needed. Please place them in the receptacle provided in the narthex. Thank you for helping!

Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre Programs: Tax Prep Workshop – Jan 17 from 1:00-2:30pm@1150A Waverly Street; Health Workshop Series – Jan 22 from 1:00-3:00pm@1150A Waverly Street; Goal Setting – Jan 29 from 10:00am-12 @1150A Waverly Street; Outreach Book Club (Featuring: The Evolution of Alice) – Monday’s from 1:00-2:30pm for 4 weeks @ 104-3100 Pembina Hwy starting January 20,2020. Please see bulletin board for more information.

South Winnipeg Family Information Centre Programs for Children and Adults: Babysitters Training; Ready, Set, Solo; Basic Study Skills for Students; Emergency First Aid with Level C CPR; Positive Parenting Program; Dad Matters; Communication with your Pre-Teen; Tantrums, Tears & Tired Parents; Free Tax Clinic Appointments. For dates and times please see bulletin board for information.

We need your help Please sign-up in the narthex (north wall) for Sundays to usher, greet, read scripture, serve communion, and lead the prayers. Thank you for being involved in your church offering your time and talents


Information from Trinity United:

Church cancellation: Worship service is cancelled when parking lot is inaccessible. Please call the church to hear a cancellation message or listen to CBC 990AM or 89.3 FM or CJOB 680AM.

Deadline In order for your announcements to be published for Sunday, please have the information to the office at no later than Wednesday at 11:00 am. Thank you for your consideration.

In Case of an Emergency We have an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) located to the left of the exit doors to the parking lot, a First Aid Kit, a walker, and a Comfort Care Kit located on the shelf to the left of the large entry doors to the sanctuary.

Trinity United is Scent Free Please refrain from using products that contain scents as they may affect the breathing ability of others.

From the Property Committee: We now have security cameras in our parking lot – remember to smile!

Electronic Recycling You can bring batteries, light bulbs, cords, and any electronics to the church and place them in the marked blue box in the narthex to be properly recycled. Is your old TV too heavy to carry into the church? Just call the church, leave us a message and we will be happy to come and collect it!

New: We will also collect used vehicle oil, filters and anti-freeze and any paint; call and we’ll pick it up.


*Please see Bulletin Board for community information.*



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