We pause for evening prayer. We hear stories of journey and promise and listen for a promise for ourselves in this time of COVID.
In this time of COVID, plans change. Sometimes quickly. Perhaps your Thanksgiving celebration is different this year. And we won’t be together to celebrate together in the sanctuary, though we will give thanks in song and word together, apart. To help make your Thanksgiving special, you are welcome to pick up a Trinity Take Out … More Pizza Box of Thanksgiving Resources
Dear Trinity friends, I’ve written a few pastoral letters in the last six months that I never imagined ever writing in my ministry. This one might be the strangest one yet. I want to share with you our plan to return to in-person worship so you will know what to expect. I encourage everyone to … More Trinity United Church Re-Entry Plan
Rev. Penny Nelson, and the Tatamagouche Pastoral Charge churches of Brule Union, Bayhead Union and Sharon United, invite us to light a candle tonight to remember the victims and their families in the tragedy that unfolded in Nova Scotia this weekend. We are still learning of the total devastation. Rev. Penny Nelson is inviting all … More Light a Candle Tonight #light4NovaScotia
I’ve prepared a resource for us to use this Holy Week. It has a simple quick bread recipe for Maundy Thursday. It has crafts and activities for all ages. (One of them is deliciously messy!) It has scripture readings and prayers. It notes the times we will gather briefly on Facebook Live and posted later … More Holy Week 2020 at Home
Here is a round-up of announcements from the past week. The photo is courtesy of Janice and Nara Cooke and is the window scene they painted this week. Gathering Sunday, March 29 Rev. Janice will use Facebook Live at 11am Sunday as a way for us to gather.
Worship services at Trinity United Church are suspended for at least two weeks. While we are physically isolated, we are putting in place a variety of ways to spiritually connect during our time apart. Here is what is presently in place: I (Rev Janice) am available for phone calls and email conversations. I am no … More To Be the Church in a New Way
By Rev. Janice MacLean The chair of Council, Jane Dunnett, will offer highlights from the whole of the Annual Meeting during worship on March 1. This post highlights actions taken on three Proposals and reports on the Building Options. It includes personal reflection as your minister on the meeting. Proposal 1: To Form an Executive … More New Business from the Annual Meeting
Congratulations to the Love & Learn Childcare Centre, sharing space in our Church building. They were recently approved by the Province of New Brunswick as a Early Learning Designated Centre. This gives the Centre additional resources and access to programs. Two of the staff, Christa and Leighanne, recorded the highest score in the province as … More Congratulations to the Child Care Centre
Seniors and Child Care Centre Love and Learn Together Project BACKGROUND We know loneliness and social isolation as an epidemic in our culture. Children often live far from their grandparents. We are aware of limited opportunities for all ages to interact. At the same time, there is also a growing trend to be intentional about … More Seniors and Child Care Centre Love and Learn Together Project