Sermons

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…

December 30 – First after Christmas

Thank you to Ken Pettigrew for his worship leadership this morning and Lolly Pettigrew for her music leadership.  Trinity is so blessed to have this remarkably talented couple in our midst. SCRIPTURE    Ecclesiastes 3:1-13 SCRIPTURE   Matthew 25:31-46 REFLECTION   Ken Pettigrew Happy New Year!

December 23 – Advent IV Love

Welcome to Trinity on this day before Christmas Eve, Advent IV, the candle of LOVE. CALL TO WORSHIP Flames of the Spirit One: God calls us now in this Christmas season to become new, All: To make room for our own nativity, even where there is no room at the inn. One: Where we are busy—…

December 16 – Advent III Joy

Welcome to Trinity on this Sunday of Joy. We are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Trinity Ringers.  The Ringers have a gorgeous array of music planned with accompanying cello, piano, flute, the drum and trumpet. Rejoice in “A Jubilant Ring” as we move toward Christmas this Advent III Sunday of Joy.  Guest musicians included Robin…

December 9 – Advent II, White Gift Sunday

Welcome to Trinity on this Sunday of Advent II, the Candle of Peace on White Gift Sunday.  All our gifts will be delivered to Wesley Ministries. SCRIPTURE     Philippians 1:3-11      read by Judy Meldrum SCRIPTURE     Luke 3:1-6 REFLECTION    “A Memo from God”    Rev. Dr. Alan Minarcik