Providing Sunday worship and opportunities for outreach and study
in the beautiful and abundant Creston Valley of the BC Kootenay area.

We welcome you to worship with us!

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

September 25th   —    10:00 am
Rev. Laura Turnbull presiding

Join us in worship in our Sanctuary or on Zoom:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83728893857?pwd=ZW1ydFYvZDJCSmRDcW05eURuRU5CUT09
Meeting ID: 837 2889 3857
Passcode: 239608

Presiders:
October 2, Rev. Ken Jones
October 9, Rev. Laura Turnbull

The first Sunday of each month is Communion Sunday.
We will celebrate Holy Communion as an act of unity.
For those who are worshiping online,
you are invited to light a candle if you are able,
and have ready something to symbolize bread and wine.

Potluck Lunch October 2nd:
Following the service, we will all join together for a
Potluck Lunch!
See the sign-up list by the kitchen. 
All are welcome, whether you bring food or not!

Special Sale After Oct. 9th Service:
Gifts Galore coming on October 9th, following the worship service. 
If you are looking for a gift for yourself or someone special, plan on checking out the handmade cosmetic/multi-purpose bags, tote bags, walker bags, and beaded necklaces.  Plus, there will be a few baby items too.  Laura Turnbull and Dyane MacDonald are bringing their beautifully made items to share with us.  All are reasonably priced at 
$15 -$25.
Half the proceeds will be donated back to Trinity United Church! 



The church choir has resumed their practice. Wednesdays 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.
New members are welcome and encouraged.
Tell your friends and family!
Anyone can join. Come and Sing! Sing! Sing!



Memory Café:
Friday, September 23rd
Lori Barker will host a Memory Café group 
 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm,
every 2nd Friday of the month, 
in the church hall.

See the poster on the church glass doors.

  • For anyone with memory problems and their caregivers. A chance to gather and laugh and share, and get a chance to explore art, music, love of reading, hobbies, etc.
  • These sessions are “Drop-In” and “No Charge.”


Creston Trinity United Church – Facebook Page:
We have a new Facebook page!
https://www.facebook.com/Creston-Trinity-United-Church-107502801986579
 give it a LIKE and FOLLOW, please!
The FB page has a mountain as the background picture, with a pink coneflower as the profile picture.
There is an old FB page that exists, so please don’t use that one.
This is still a work in progress — any feedback can be directed to the Church



Donating to Ukraine Crisis:
If you wish to donate through Trinity United, just mark your donation as “Ukraine” and bring it to Sunday service or drop it off at the church office. On your computer, go to Ukraine Crisis /The United Church of CanadaYou can also put a cash donation into the dropbox in the thrift store.  
We have collected $2150.50 year-to-date!!! between the Church and the Thrift Store, and have remitted this amount to M&S (Mission & Service) specifically for the Ukraine Crisis.

The church will continue to collect donations for Ukraine. The Thrift Store is also still collecting cash donations in their wooden box at the till in the store.



Outreach:    
Home Sharing Needed:

  • The Kootenay Society for Community Living manages the Home Share program, and they’ve reached out to us to see if anyone can provide a home for an adult with a disability. Can you become a Home Share Provider?
  • The Provider will be compensated and also paid a monthly rent and is supported and monitored by KSCL.
  • Please call Pauline Fenton, Home Share Manager, 250-365-2624, Extension 1 at KSCL, for further information.

 

If you wish to make a financial donation to Trinity United Church through e-transfer,
please use the church e-mail (trinityunitedchurch2@gmail.com),
and be sure to indicate where you want to direct your funds (Local, M&S, First United, etc.).
You do not need a password. Your funds will be automatically deposited in our account.


 

Treasures Thrift Store

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
8:30 am to 12:30 pm.

 

Trinity Treasures Thrift Store Wins Award!
Trinity Treasures has received a “SILVER” Best Used Goods / Thrift Store award! The award comes from the Creston Valley Advance Reader’s Choice poll. A big THANK YOU to Karen and her Volunteers for all their hard work and dedication! Stop in at the store to see the framed award hanging on the wall.