Posts by webguy

Posts by webguy

Welcome Back

Hello, I’m Robin Jacobson, minister at Trinity UC in Vernon, BC. I’m back this week after a truly wonderful 6 week break where I was blessed to conduct the wedding service for Linda and my youngest daughter, Meggan, who has married a lovely young man, our newest son-in-law Scott Knowles. That also involved us in hosting our eldest daughter, Andrea, with our other son-in-law David Krause and their two boys, our precious grandsons Benjamin and Georgi, who travelled in all…

CYF Link

Get the latest on children, youth and families at Trinity.

Trinity 1985 to Rebuild

Pictures tell of the fire that destroyed the old church building in 1985 and the building of the current church.

Thank you John

The congregation gave Rev. Dr. John Burton a rousing applause in appreciation for his leadership this past two months. And what better way to top that, with cake.

Thank you Liz

Trinity is grateful for the transitional ministry provided by Rev. Liz Bowyer this past year.

Advent & Christmas Services

Here is a listing of the upcoming special services. Dec 2, 2018: First Sunday of Advent – Hope; a special White Gift offering for Alexis Park School students will be received and blessed. Dec 9, 2018: Second Sunday of Advent – Peace; with Communion celebrated. Dec. 15, 2018, Saturday at 2:30 PM, Blue Christmas, reception to follow. Dec 16, 2018: Third Sunday of Advent – Joy. Dec 23, 2018: 10 AM – Fourth Sunday of Advent – Love. Dec 24, 2018:…

Board Report – July 3

The Trinity Board has been very involved in the past six months with matters related to the every day running of the Church.  Although this is not normally the role of the Board, the present circumstances have altered our course somewhat.  Until our Supply Minister arrived in mid February it became necessary for the Board to take on the Lead Minister’s duties which included supporting the staff and finding personnel to take on Sunday Services. The Personnel Team has worked…

Garage Sale

Update April 24: The garden soil for sale has now arrived and is available for purchase. Got too many treasures? Want treasures? The Men’s Group is hosting a garage sale on Saturday, April 21 between 9 am and noon. Location – Fellowship Hall, Trinity. Donations. Drop off donations no earlier than April 17. Friday morning April 20 will be set-up day (men’s set-up starting early, women’s set-up for books starting at 10 am). The church will be closed Friday afternoon…

Annual Report 2017

Before the Trinity United Church Annual Congregational meeting you will want to review: 2017 Annual Report Financial Statement 2017 2018 Budget and Income & Expenses

World Day of Prayer – Photos

Trinity United Church hosted the World Day of Prayer service on Friday, March 2, 2018. The service, written by the women of Suriname with the theme All God’s Creation Is Very Good! provided an opportunity for Christian people all over the world to learn about the country of Suriname (formerly Dutch Guyana) and to focus on how each of us can become more environmentally conscious.The service was attended by 173 people from a dozen different denominations and their generous offering amounted to…

Holy Week

Holy week is an important time in the Christian year. We start with Palm Sunday, the parade into Jerusalem. Then Good Friday we tell the story of the crucifixion of Jesus, both with readings and song, in what for some is the most moving service of the year. You are invited to leave in silence. Then the joy of Easter, starting with a sunrise service in the courtyard (7:30 am), breakfast at 8:00 am in the Hall, and the full…

6th Vernon Scouts – 65 Years

The 6th Vernon Cub and Scout troop received their certificate from Scouts Canada to operate in 2108, marking 65 years as a sponsored project of Trinity United, Vernon. This was celebrated as part of worship in the Sunday morning service.

Rev. Liz Bowyer

Hello, Trinity friends! I am very happy to accept your invitation to come and experience church life together for the season of Lent and into the season of Easter this year. Here is a little about my background: I am newly retired from full time ministry after having served in solo and team ministries in both rural and urban United Church congregations, starting first in the Kootenays, then the central heartlands of Alberta, and most recently in Vancouver. I discerned…

Advent & Christmas Services

Here is a listing of the upcoming special services. Dec 3, 2017: First Sunday of Advent – Hope Dec 10, 2017: Second Sunday of Advent – Peace; White Gift Sunday, with children collecting the gifts Dec. 16, 2017, Saturday at 2:30 PM, Blue Christmas Dec 17, 2017: Third Sunday of Advent – Joy; Cantata Sunday Dec 24, 2017: 10 AM – Fourth Sunday of Advent – Love Dec 24, 2017: 7 PM – All Ages Christmas Eve Service, with Communion…

Reserve Fund Analysis

A fireside chat, hosted by David Green, the property and stewardship liaison for the TUC board, will be held on Sunday, December 3rd at noon.  Location to be determined. This will be an open forum to discuss the results of the TUC Reserve Fund Analysis report identifying capital requirements for the church building over the next several years.  The report includes required plus discretionary expenditures. The forum will also provide an opportunity for anyone wishing to add to the capital expenditures…