Sermons

March 17 – Lent 2

Welcome on this beautiful sunny day, this Second Sunday of Lent.  Exciting days as we get to know our new minister, Rev. Donalee Williams….and she tries to figure us out!  Come on out when you get a chance and meet Donalee;  also come and meet Robbie! SCRIPTURE:    Luke 13: 31-35 and  Philippians 3:  17…

March 10 – First Sunday in Lent

We apologize for the missing sermon today.  We had some technical difficulties;  the audio sermon will return next Sunday.  In the meantime, here is todays service. PRELUDE   “I’m Troubled”     “My Lord, What a Morning!”   Traditional Spirituals Arr: Eugene W. Hancock WELCOME  byRev. Donalee Williams ACKNOWLEDGING THE TERRITORY;  LIFE AND WORK OF THE CHURCH LIGHTING THE…

March 3 – Transfiguration Sunday & Welcome Rev. Donalee Williams

We are pleased to welcome our new minister at Trinity Rev. Donalee Williams! Rev. Williams joins us from Fort McMurray.  Welcome to Grimsby and feel the warmth of your welcome!  Our -2C is feeling mighty warm compared to the -21C in Fort McMurray today.  We are thrilled, excited, happy that you have arrived safely at Trinity,…

February 24 – Alan’s Farewell Service

Rev. Dr. Alan Minarcik has been Trinity’s worship leader, caregiver, pastoral visitor, friend, mentor, man of wisdom and quick wit for the past 15 months.  Originally, Alan was to be with us for a short period of time until Trinity called a new minister.  Delightfully for us, this process took a few months longer than…

February 17 – Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

One: The glory of God transfigures the everyday!. All: The light of God transfigures familiar faces! One: At the heights of our worship, may God’s presence shine through the commonplace. All: At the depths of our pain and struggle, may God’s presence give us courage and peace. Unison: May God’s light, shining in the face…

February 10 – Fifth After Epiphany & Annual Meeting

Welcome to Trinity on this exciting Sunday when we gather to support all that happens at Trinity.  What an amazing, fun filled, welcoming, busy, caring church.  So many people share our space for learning, growing, exercise, sharing, support, comfort, caring, breaking bread together…whether you are a member, an adherent or simply stopping in.  All are…

February 3 – Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

Welcome to Trinity – Canada.  Friday was -24C while today is +11. SCRIPTURE    Luke 4:14-21   read by Jane Scholer REFLECTION     “Seeking Good News in a Fake News World”    Rev. Dr. Alan Minarcik Our music leadership today included Kimberly Hanmer and the Trinity Ringers.  Music included  “Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)”; ‘For the…

January 27 – Third Sunday of Epiphany

Welcome to Trinity on this snowy cold January Sunday. Winter has finally arrived and looks to be hanging around for awhile. We were treated to familiar gospel music for our prelude. Thanks to Don, Ken, Hank  and Freeman. SCRIPTURE John 2:1-11 Barb Wright REFLECTION “The Wild Generosity of God” Rev. Dr. Alan Minarcik The musical…

January 13 – First Sunday after Epiphany

The cold of winter has arrived and we welcome you into the welcoming warmth of Trinity United Church. SCRIPTURE    Matthew 2:1-12   read by Gayle Schaming READING   ” Journey of the Magi”    T.S. Eliot REFLECTION     “Star Journey”    Rev. Dr. Alan Minarcik OFFERTORY   “Bathe Me in Your Light”   Words: John Oldham, Music: Ron Klusmeier. …

January 6 – Celebration of the New Year

Happy New Year and welcome to Trinity. Ecclesiastes 3: 1-13   read by Ron Pocklington Philippians 2:  5-11 Reflection by Rev. Dr. Alan Minarcik Music today by Kimberly Hanmer included  ‘We Praise You, O God’, ‘Come and Find the Quiet Centre’;  ‘O Worship the King’;  ‘I’ve Got Peace Like a River’ and ‘Cornet Voluntary’.  Thank you…