Welcome to Trinity!
Worship with us
Every Sunday at 11am in English and at 9:30am in German.
Advent Fair Nov 29
Join us as we celebrate the First Sunday in Advent. German Worship Service at 9:30am followed by a German video and refreshments. English Worship Service at 11am followed by a bake and craft sale, a lunch, cookie decorating and much more.
Congregational and call meeting Nov 22, 1pm
Members of Trinity, please participate in this important meeting where we will be deciding on the second pastor position at Trinity. An information package is available from the church office. Childcare and refreshments will be provided.
Wednesday mid-day prayers for peace
Join us in Trinity’s sanctuary Wednesdays over noon to pray for peace for our churches, neighbourhoods, world, the earth and whomever else you feel called to pray peace for. The prayer time begins at 12:15pm sharp and ends at 12:45pm sharp, but you are welcome to arrive early and spend some quiet time by yourself.
Why? The current violent conflicts, unprecedented amounts of refugees, the ongoing destruction of the earth, the (re-)appearance of divisions within Canada, and the election of a new government are compelling us to throw ourselves at the feet of God, so to speak. God is the Lord of peace … let’s come to him, together. As we remember, for example, the huge role peace prayers played in the mass movement that led to the fall of the Wall in 1989, we are reminded that nothing is impossible with God.
For now, we have committed to mid-week prayers until Dec. 9, 2015. We will evaluate, and hopefully continue, at that time.
St. Martin’s Day Lantern Walk
Come and join us on Saturday November 7 at 5:00 p.m. at Trinity. We’ll celebrate a traditional German event by listening to the great story of St. Martin, by singing, by walking, warming up at a bonfire, and enjoying cookies and hot chocolate. If you would like to create a lantern, please come at 4:30 p.m.
Please bring some cookies and also consider supporting “coats for kids” by bringing clean winter coats.
On July 12, Trinity was honoured to host the closing worship service of the ELCIC’s national convention. We welcomed hundreds of delegates from all over Canada and beyond, and experienced an extra special worship service led by National Bishop Susan Johnson and Anglican Archbishop Fred Hiltz, with guest musicians and choir! A big thank you to all volunteers! Here are some pictures.
A time to wrap up the year, to be with each other, and enjoy the choirs’ end-of-season anthems. After the English service, there will be a BBQ lunch in our parking lot; also planned are a bouncy castle, live music, and children’s activities in the park. There will be more live music and food in the back alley, courtesy of Backbeat School of Rock and GF Diner, and various vendors of arts and crafts in the parking lot west of Trinity. Come and mingle, visit with friends and strangers, and enjoy!
May 31: Joint “Trinity” Service at 10:30am
This Sunday, we get together with the folks from Holy Trinity Anglican Church for one big celebration of Trinity Sunday. We begin at 10:30am here at Trinity, process over to Holy Trinity part way through the service, and finish there with Holy Communion and lunch. Please remember to come earlier than usual. Bring some goodies to share if you are able.
May 24: Join us for the celebration of Pentecost
The arrival of the Holy Spirit…the “birthday” of the church…let’s get together full of expectation what God will do. 11am in English, 9:30am in German.
April 25: Workshop and Concert with Linnea Good!
We are excited to host and co-host these two inspiring and fun events. Linnea is an amazing Biblical storyteller, songwriter, and singer, engaging all ages in her presentation, and was a presenter at the National Worship Conference in Edmonton last summer. Don’t miss these events – see posters below for more information.
Upcoming Events April 14:
It means new beginnings are possible. It means there is unexpected hope even in the most hopeless situations: sickness, addiction, too much or too little work, debt, bullying, failed love, loneliness, depression . . . even death is not final: When we die, we go where Jesus has gone before us. And like him, we will not stay there, we will live again. Like he promised: “Because I live, you also will live.” (John 14:19)
We can go through life without fear; we are going to be okay. We can dare to start over, to love, to give, to reach out, to stand up for justice and truth . . . without worrying about ourselves. We know that following Jesus will lead to life, and more life. It will not be a charmed life safe from pain and suffering, but it will be real and fulfilled and fulfilling.
In this sense, we wish you a very happy Easter!
Holy Week & Easter
Please join us as we follow Jesus on his journey to the cross and resurrection.
April 3, Maundy Thursday
Joint Seder supper at 6pm and communion service at 7pm, at Holy Trinity Anglican Church (10037 84 Ave) – no service in our church
April 3, Good Friday
Worship Service at 3 pm (German Service with Communion at 10 am)
April 4, Holy Saturday
Youth-led Easter Vigil 7 to 9 pm. Come for a short time or for the whole evening. Allow the youth to show you another side of Christ. Youth are invited to stay overnight.
April 5, Easter Sunday
Sonrise Service 7 am
Easter Breakfast from 8 am
German Service with Communion, Kinderkirche (Kids’ Church) and special music 9:30am
English Service with Communion and special music 11am
Palm Sunday, March 29
This coming Sunday we deepen our Lenten journey by entering Holy Week. We travel with Jesus as he arrives in Jerusalem under shouts of “Alleluiah”, only to face his final confrontations, rejection, and suffering. Join us this Sunday at 11 am, and then for all our special services during Holy Week.
In our Lenten Services on Wednesdays between now and Easter, we gather around the cross for prayer, song, scripture and meditation, creating a space for encountering Jesus on the way to Jerusalem. It’s a chance for us to slow down, to “fast from fast living”, to let the dust of our whirlwind life settle, to “be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46). Lenten Services run from Wednesday, February 18 until March 25, at 7pm.
As part of Lent, our pastors also offer a confidential prayer service. Unburden yourself, and know that they pray for you. Go here for this service.