Trillium News – Dec 13/19 Edition

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Trillium News – Dec 13/19 Edition

Posted on: December 13th, 2019 by Trillium Lutheran Church

Join us at either our 9:00 or 11:00 a.m. Worship Service this Sunday December 15/19 as we celebrate Advent Six. ‘A note of joyful expectation marks the worship. Isaiah announces that the desert shall rejoice and blossom, and Jesus points to the unexpected and transforming signs of God’s reign. We wait with patience for the coming of the Lord, even as we rejoice at his presence among us: in word and holy supper, in church and in our homes, in silent reflection and in works of justice and love. We pray that God would open our eyes and ears to the wonders of Christ’s advent among us.’ READING: Isaiah 35:1-10 / PSALM 146:5-10 / GOSPEL Matthew 11:2-11

PLEASE PLAN TO JOIN US after this Sunday’s 9 a.m. Worship Service for a special Coffee Hour to honour Pastor Annette’s leadership and service with St. Mark’s and Trillium. We continue to wish blessings on Pastor Annette’s Ministry in Richmond Hill

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS CHOIR All are welcome to join the Trillium Choir Thurs. Dec. 19th at 7:30 p.m. or come out to the extra rehearsal on Sat. Dec. 21st at 9:30 a.m.

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE – Dec. 19th. Christmas Lunch at 12 noon and we invite you to arrive by 11:45 for conversation and fellowship. Worship Service will follow Lunch. Deadline for Registering: Mon. Dec. 16th (please call or email the office)

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES: 4:00 p.m. In the Sanctuary (Holy Communion) / 6:30 p.m. Trillium and Elevation Congregations Worship together in Word and Song / 9:00 p.m. In the Sanctuary (Holy Communion). CHRISTMAS DAY: 10:00 a.m. In the Sanctuary (Holy Communion)

Christmas Service Schedule

Posted on: December 11th, 2019 by Trillium Lutheran Church

We welcome all to join in our Christmas services.

December 24th, Christmas Eve

4:00pm: Holy Communion (Sanctuary)

6:30pm: Trillium and Elevation Congregations worship together in word and song

9:00pm: Holy Communion (Sanctuary)

December 25th, Christmas Day

10:00am: Holy Communion (Sanctuary)

December 29th, Christmas 1

9:00am: Holy Communion (Sanctuary)

11:00am: Holy Communion (Chapel)

Trillium News – Dec 6/19 Edition

Posted on: December 6th, 2019 by Trillium Lutheran Church

Join us at our 9 a.m. or 11 a.m. Worship Service as we celebrate Advent 5 this Sunday, December 8th. Reading: Isaiah 11:1-10 / Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19 / Gospel: Matthew 3:1-12

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS CHOIR All are welcome to join the Trillium choir on Thursday nights at 7:30 or come out to any of the extra rehearsals: Tues. Dec 10th at 5:30 p.m. or Sat. Dec. 21st at 9:30 a.m.

POINSETTIAS FOR CHRISTMAS – To dedicate a poinsettia “in memory of” a family member or friend, you may leave a $10 donation (in an envelope marked “Poinsettia”) with the office. Note: Please include your dedication (Clearly PRINTED) inside the envelope. Deadline is Sunday December 15th

SPECIAL FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE ON DECEMBER 19TH Christmas Lunch is served at 12 noon and we invite you to arrive 11:45 for conversation and fellowship. A Worship Service will follow lunch. Please register with the office at (519-886-1880 or office@trilliumwaterloo.ca) Deadline is Monday December 16th

Trillium News – Nov 29/19 Edition

Posted on: November 29th, 2019 by Trillium Lutheran Church

Please join us this Sunday December 1st at our 9:00 a.m. Service as we celebrate Advent Four (Please note: his week there isn’t an 11 a.m. Service as we will be gathering in the Fellowship Hall immediately after the 9 a.m. Service to vote on the 2020 Budget). Reading: Isaiah 2:1-5 / Psalm 122 / Gospel Reading: Matthew 24:36-44

REMINDER: No Adult Education for the month of December

MENS CHOIR FOR DECEMBER 8TH – Rehearsal will be held on Sat. December 7th at 9:30 a.m. for more information, contact Lilla at: musicdirector@trilliumwaterloo.ca

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS CHOIR – All are welcome to join the Trillium choir on Thursday nights at 7:30 or come to any of the extra rehearsals: Sat. Dec 7th at 9:30 a.m. / Tues. Dec. 10th at 5:30 p.m. / Sat. Dec 21st at 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Lilla at: musicdirector@trilliumwaterloo.ca

OUR MITTEN TREE is up in the foyer! Time to bring in mittens, gloves, hats, scarves, etc., and help decorate the tree. These items are distributed to Lutherwood, Community Ministry, and The Working Centre.

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 30th LONGING FOR A MORE JUST WORLD

Posted on: November 28th, 2019 by Trillium Lutheran Church

We hope you can join the Trillium Youth and families for intergenerational worship this Saturday. The theme is Advent: Longing for a More Just World. 4:00 – Worship in the Chapel / 5:00 – Potluck. What to bring: A potluck item and a flashlight (if you have one on hand.) ALL ARE WELCOME!!!!

Trillium News – Nov. 22/19 Edition

Posted on: November 22nd, 2019 by Trillium Lutheran Church

Join us this Sunday November 24th at our 9 a.m. or 11 a.m. Worship Service as we celebrate Advent Three. Reading: Jeremiah 23:1-6 / Psalm 46 / Gospel: 23:33-43. Adult Education is at 10:30 in the Parlour. This week’s topic: Canadian Lutheran World Relief – Refugee Resettlement with Jennifer Ardon, CLWR Refugee Resettlement Manager and Farzana Ahmadi.

PLEASE NOTE – there will only be one Worship Service (9 a.m.) on Sunday Dec 1st. as we gather in the Parish Hall immediately after the Service to pass the 2020 Budget. Proposed budget and commentary are available on the table outside of the office for your review prior to the meeting. Members of the Finance Team and the Board of Directors will be available during this Sunday’s Coffee Hour to answer any questions you may have. If you cannot attend the budget Meeting and wish to vote, please contact the office for a proxy form. Proxies must be returned to the office by 12:30 p.m. on Friday November 29th.

INTERGENERATIONAL WORSHIP AT TRILLIUM – SAT. NOV. 30TH – “Longing for a more just world” Come out and join us for Worship at 4 p.m. (Chapel) followed by a Potluck (Gym) at 4:45. What to Bring: A potluck item.

POINSETTIAS FOR CHRISTMAS – To dedicate a poinsettia “in memory of” a family member or friend, you may leave a $10 donation (in an envelope marked “Poinsettia”) with the office. NOTE: Please include your dedication (clearly PRINTED) inside the envelope. Deadline is Sunday December 15th

OUR MITTEN TREE is now up in the foyer! Time to bring in mittens, gloves, hats, etc., and help decorate the tree. These items are distributed to Lutherwood, Community Ministry, and The Working Centre.

Trillium News – Nov. 15/19 Edition

Posted on: November 15th, 2019 by Trillium Lutheran Church

Everyone Welcome to join us this Sunday November 17th at either our 9 a.m. or 11 a.m. Worship Service as we celebrate Advent Two. Reading: Malachi 4:1-2a / Psalm 98 / Gospel Luke 21:5-19. Adult Education is at 10:15 a.m. in the Parlour and this week it’s all about ‘Book Reviews’ – featuring books from the Trillium Lutheran Church library.

Congregational Budget Meeting – Sun. Dec 1/19Please note there will only be one Worship Service (9 a.m.) on that day as we gather in the Parish Hall immediately after the Service to pass the 2020 Budget. Copies of the budget are available starting Nov. 17th. members of the Finance Team and the Board of Directors will be available during the Coffee Hour on Nov. 17th & 24th to answer any questions.

NO FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE IN NOVEMBER — Mark your calendars for a special Friendship Circle on December 19th! Stay tuned for more details…….

Mens Choir for December 8th Rehearsals will be held Saturday mornings (9:30 a.m.) on November 23rd, 30th, and December 7th. All Men are Welcome!!! Contact Lilla musicdirector@trilliumwaterloo.ca for more information

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS CHOIR All are welcome to join the Trillium choir on Thurs. nights at 7:30 pm or come out to any of the extra rehearsals: Sat. Dec. 7th (9:30 a.m.) / Tues. Dec. 10th (5:30 p.m.) / Sat. Dec. 21st (9:30 a.m.) Contact Lilla musicdirector@trilliumwaterloo.ca

OUR MITTEN TREE is now up in the foyer! Time to bring in mittens, gloves, hats, scarves, etc. and help decorate the tree. These items are distributed to Community Ministry and The Working Centre

Trillium News – Nov 8, 2019 Edition

Posted on: November 8th, 2019 by Trillium Lutheran Church

This Sunday (November 10th) we are celebrating the First Sunday of Advent. Please come out and join us at either our 9 a.m. or 11 a.m. Worship Service. Reading: Job 19:23-27a / Psalm 145:1-5, 17-21 / Gospel Reading: Luke 20:27-38

REMINDER!! Come out and join us after the 9 am Worship Service at Coffee Hour, as we gather in the Fellowship Hall (around 10:15 am) to celebrate Pastor Fred’s leadership and wish him all the best in his call to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Neustadt.

This Sunday is the last day that Wilma Marie will be selling FAIR TRADE Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate. If you would like to take over this ministry, contact the Office (519-886-1880)

FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE – THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21ST! The catered lunch is at 12 noon followed by a Worship Service in the Sanctuary. RSVP the Office by Monday Nov. 18th

Trillium News – Nov 1, 2019 Edition

Posted on: November 1st, 2019 by Trillium Lutheran Church

Join us this Sunday, Nov. 3rd at either our 9 a.m. or 11 a.m. Worship Service as we celebrate All Saints Sunday. First Reading: Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18 / Psalm 149 / Second Reading: Ephesians1:11-23 / Gospel Reading: Luke 6:20-31. Everyone Welcome!!!!!

REMINDER — This is the weekend we “Fall Back”! Daylight Savings Time ends on Sun. Nov. 3rd at 2 a.m. — Set your clocks back one hour.

The newest edition of the Trillium Messenger is now available for pick-up in the church foyer and is available on-line. (Click on the link below) Please note that the calendars usually attached will be available within the next week or so. Lots of great reading – enjoy!!!!.

https://trilliumwaterloo.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/TRILLIUM-NEWSLETTER-NOVEMBER-2019.pdf

RECOGNITION FOR PASTORS! As our Pastors embark on their new adventures, you may wish to contribute to a gift to say. “Thank you, and best wishes for the future.” To do this, please place the cash or cheque in either a plain envelop (on the outside indicate ‘Pastors Gifts’ and the dollar amount) or the envelopes provided which are marked ‘Pastors Gifts’. You may drop the envelope on the offering plate or in the office until Sun. Nov. 3rd. Thank you!

Trillium News – October 25th Edition

Posted on: October 25th, 2019 by Trillium Lutheran Church

Join us at our 9 a.m. or 11 a.m. Worship Service this Sunday (October 27th) as we celebrate Reformation Sunday. ‘We celebrate the heart of our faith: the gospel of Christ — the good news — that makes us free! We pray that the Holy Spirit would continue to unite the church today in its proclamation and witness to the world. In the waters of baptism we are made one body; we pray for the day that all Christians will also be one at the Lord’s table.’ Reading: Romans 3:19-28 / Psalm 46 / Gospel: John 8:31-36

Adult Education – 10:30 a.m. – This Changes Everything! A look at how much the Reformation triggered changes to religious and political life across Europe and the implications for today. With Pastor Fred Ludolph

Sat. Nov. 2nd – Join us here at Trillium for a wonderful Intergenerational Worship experience as we “Remember Those Who Came Before Us”. 4:00 Worship (Chapel) and 4:45 Potluck (Gym). What to Bring: a photo or item to represent a loved one who has died; a potluck item. Hosted by the Families of Trillium Lutheran Church

2020 Donation Envelopes — We are about to order Trillium Lutheran Church numbered donation envelopes for 2020. If you did not receive envelopes in 2019, please let the Office know so we are able to issue envelopes to you. Also, now would be a great time to consider switching to PAR! If you have any questions about the PAR process, please contact the Office – Thanks!!