Posted by: jwhes | January 17, 2019

Sunday Happenings

Today is Loose Change Jar Sunday in support of West Broadway Kitchen Fund

For Sunday – January 20th – 10:45 a.m. 

This Week

Scripture Readings for the week ending January 27– Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31Luke 4:14-21. Monday Bible Study 7:15 in the Narthex. Wednesday Bible Study 10:00am Riverwood Sq.



A message from the Stewardship committee: Thank you to all who help make ministry possible at Trinity. In response to the “Special Christmas Gift” we received extra gifts of $5730! Thank you!


November                      December                     Totals for 2018

Income $27,200             Income $36,514             Income $273,013

Expenses $19,740         Expenses $21,465         Expenses $286,639

Surplus $7,460              Surplus $15,049             Deficit ($13,626)


Thank you so very much!

Help! We have lost the manger for baby Jesus! If you find the small brown plastic box (from the Fisher Price set in the children’s area) in your pocket or purse, please bring it to the church. Thank you!

Energy Boost Breakfast for FRC – January 28 and 29 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm. Volunteers are needed. Signup sheet is in the Narthex!

Committee Chairpeople – please have your submission for the Annual Report into the office by January 20. Thank you!

TRIVIA NIGHTJoin us for a fun evening of brain-testing and brain-teasing on a variety of topics in an atmosphere of laughter and camaraderie on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the lower hall of Trinity.  Popcorn, coffee, tea, punch and water will be provided for everyone and feel free to bring your own brain-enhancing snacks, if you wish. Tickets are $10/person and will be on sale before and after services in the church narthex until Sunday, Feb. 3rd.

Did you know that we provide worship services at St. Norbert and South East Personal Care Homes on the third Wednesday each month and at Rosewood/Waverly on the second Wednesday of the month? January 16 we will be at St Norbert at 2:00 p.m. and at South East at 3:00 p.m. You are welcome to join us at any of these services.

SAVE THE DATE – APPLEBEE’S FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER! Our annual TUC/GSA Flapjack Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Grant Park Applebee’s. Details will be made available in soon!


Trinity’s Repeat Announcements

Ambassadors: The Fellowship Committee is looking for volunteers to act as Sunday morning ambassadors – if you are interested in learning more about this program – please contact Bev Wiens – 204-981-6683.


Trinity and Good Shepherd Events at Trinity:

Now that we are in to a new year, the Loose Change Jar will resume on the third Sunday of the month!

South Side Fellowship– Strengthening our Bodies; Stretching our Minds & our Hearts through Fellowship! Exercise, stretching and fellowship will resume January 14 and 21 with a break on the 28th! Winter session will begin on February 4! For more information please call Suni at 204-275-7639.

South Side Fellowship are looking for donations of board games like dominos, scrabble, etc. Please contact Suni at 204-275-7639 if you are able to help!

**Wednesday Community Lunches** Good Shepherd is inviting contributions of food (soup & bread) for our weekly lunch at 12:30pm. In addition to Good Shepherd & Trinity folks, several Fort Richmond students share in this meal. We would love to see more Trinity folks join us! All are welcome! Please speak to Jennifer Sisson, Wendy Wylie, Ann Timonin or Sandi Vincent if you have questions or would like to help by making soup or bringing bread or cheese. There is a sign up sheet in the narthex.

Just Talk – a conversation class for newcomers and those wanting to improve their speaking and listening skills in English. Fri evening: 7-9:00pm at Trinity. Contact Ann and Peter Timonin at 204-261-7578 or for more information.

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.

We need your help Please sign-up on the bright green poster in the coat area for Sundays to usher, greet, read scripture, and lead the prayers. Thank you for being involved in your church offering your time and talents.

Pastoral Care Elizabeth Brown is available to you. Contact Elizabeth at or call the church confidential line 204-269-1632.

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

From the Property Committee: We now have security cameras in our parking lot and in the narthex – 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.*