Sermons

December 1 – Advent I

December came in wish a vengeance….freezing rain, ice pellets.  We took the advice of the police and encouraged everyone to stay home.  Worship service was cancelled today.  Stay safe inside and avoid a slip and fall. The Community Carol Sing, scheduled for 2 p.m. at Trinity, was also cancelled. The Senior’s Choir Concert, scheduled for…

November 24 – Reign of Christ

Welcome to Trinity today.  We are thrilled to welcome back Rev. Dr. Alan Minarcik to lead us in worship today.  Rev. Donalee Williams is away on study leave and will return this week. SCRIPTURE   1 Samuel 1:  6-13 and Luke 1: 46-56  read by Ken Pettigrew Children’s Time with Rev. Dr. Alan Minarcik. REFLECTION   “Thoughts…

Welcome to Trinity on this mid November Sunday. SCRIPTURE   Luke 21:5-19   read by Joannie Sygnet ROBBIE THE DRAGON Children leave after this time for Godly Play SCRIPTURE   Isaiah 65:17-25  read by Joannie Sygnet SERMON Rev. Donalee Williams Music Leadership provided by the Trinity Choir, led by Kimberly Hanmer, Music Co-ordinator.  Music included: ‘prelude in D…

November 10 – Remembrance Day

Welcome to Trinity on this Remembrance Day Sunday:  Lest We Forget SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE They shall grow not old as we that are left to grow old. Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them. At the going down…

November 3 – All Saints Day & Dedication of Renovations

Welcome to everyone this morning….we are all well rested with the clocks back one hour. CHILDREN’S TIME   Rev. Donalee Williams & Kimberly Hanmer Children learned how to ring the bells using a smaller set of 10 bells. SCRIPTURE   Psalm 149   read by Eleanor Kent SCRIPTURE Ephesians 1:11-23 Eleanor Kent SERMON   Rev. Donalee Williams Music leadership with…

October 27 – 20th Sunday after Pentecost

Welcome to Trinity United, nestled into the base of the escarpment which is an array of fall colours.  We give thanks to our guest speakers Rev. Elizabeth Agnew and Nicki Inch on this Social Action Sunday. Guest speaker Elizabeth Agnew will present the Cave Springs Camp exciting new Legacy Hall project. Cave Springs Camp “Field Trip” –…

October 20 – 19th after Pentecost

What a beautiful fall morning as the sun shines brightly on the escarpment which is filled with the colours of fall. SCRIPTURE   Luke 18:1-8 read by Liz Probert  ROBBIE THE DRAGON  SCRIPTURE   Jeremiah 31:27-34 read by  Liz Probert  SERMON    Rev. Donalee Williams  Thank you to Kimberly Hanmer and the Trinity Choir for their musical…

October 13 – Thanksgiving Day

Happy Thanksgiving to you.  Today we shared so many wonderful things that we are thankful for….friends, Trinity United, good health, love, farmers, first responders, family, grandchildren, doctors, pets, fall colours, sunshine….and so much more. SCRIPTURE   Luke 17:11-19   read by Sandy Zimmerman TIME WITH ROBBIE THE DRAGON SCRIPTURE Deuteronomy 26:1-11 read by Sandy Zimmerman SERMON “Practicing…

October 6 – Worldwide Communion

On this beautiful fall morning, we welcome you to Trinity United Church. SCRIPTURE    Luke 17:5-10    read by Jane Scholer CHILDREN’S TIME SCRIPTURE   Lamentations 1:1-6, 3:19-26  read by Jane Scholer SERMON   by Rev. Donalee Williams Music leadership today by Kimberly Hanmer and Trinity Choir offered “Affettuoso from Fantasia #9”; “Come, You Thankful People Come/For the…

September 29 – 4th Sunday of Creation

Welcome to Trinity! SCRIPTURE   Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15   read by Joan Bradley CHILDREN’S TIME SCRIPTURE   Luke 16:19-31   read by Joan Bradley SERMON ―   Mind the Gap    Rev. Donalee Williams Cathy Sturt was a musical leader today.  Music included:  “For the Beauty of the Earth”; “For the Beauty of the Earth “; When Hands Reach Out Beyond Divides”;…