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Welcome two new programs
Book studies
We are meeting on Wed Sept 11, 6:30pm in the Social Room to decide on which books to read over the coming months, come join us if you are interested.

Dinner Dialogues
A three-night series of dinner dialogues the last Wed of each month about grace and brains as lived experiences, with Ellen Weber (PhD). First night: Sept 25, 5:30 – 7:30pm. RSVP to the office.

German Language Events….

Trinetten & Männerkreis
This group meets on the second Tuesday of the month, starting on Tuesday, September 10 at 1 pm.
New members are always welcome. Even though we are mostly all of a certain age, gray hair is not a pre-requisite!

German Choir
We practice on Thursdays at 10:45 am. Anyone who loves to sing German church songs is welcome to join.

As well as…

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This is just a short assortment, shared to give a flavour of the community God leading us to build, as we seek to live out our motto: “Saved by grace, called to serve.”

Monday, September 2 (Labour Day): Hiking Up the Sulphur Ridge Mountain

It was that time of the year again! We took a hike up the Sulphur Ridge Mountain in Jasper National Park, followed by a time to relax in the Hot Springs before travelling back home. What a way to enjoy the beauty of God’s creation!

Saturday, November 10 – Interfaith Remembrance Healing Event
We listened to a panel discussion on Memories, Hopelessness and Healing with special guests from the University of Alberta.

Sunday, November 4
We celebrated the affirmation of faith (aka Confirmation) of five of our young people.

October 13, 2018, we held our second Medieval Feast
With special music and the dressing of a knight by the Knygts Erraund Medieval Group with a 15th-century description of how to wear armour and other important aspects of knighthood. Proceeds to support Trinity’s Youth & Young Adult Ministries.

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Sunday, January 21, 12:30 PM
We gathered to share questions and answers about the Interfaith Worship Service that took place on Sunday, October 29th at Trinity and how to go from there. David Goa, former Director of the Chester Ronning Centre for the study of religious and public life, lead the conversation.

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Adapted Bike Project

We are supporting the family of one of our children to raise funds in order to have access to an adapted bicycle from “You Can Ride 2” over the summer. This organization provides adapted bicycles for children with disabilities.

Update on our Syrian refugee family

In Syria, over 250,000 people have been killed, 12,000 of them children, millions are in refugee camps without access to healthcare, education, or proper sanitation. What can anyone do in the face of such suffering? Mother Teresa said:

“I never look at the masses as my responsibility…I can love only one person at a time…feed one person at a time. Just one, one, one…”

At Trinity Lutheran Church we are excited to welcome our recently arrived Syrian refugee family! Thank you to everyone who helped to provide furnishings, clothing and other basic material needs and to identify resources to support them as they settle into this community (i.e., family doctor, school, English lessons). We look forward to the opportunity to generously love our brothers and sisters from across the globe and invite anyone else that feels called to help as well. Donations can be made to “Trinity Lutheran Church Refugee Sponsorship Fund” and 100% of the money will be used to help resettle this family. Gift cards are also available if you would like to make a donation in the name of someone else as a gift.