Learning to Grow in New Ways
April 30, 2021
Trillium Response to Provincial Stay at Home Order – Update April 20

During the third wave of the pandemic, Trillium’s Re-Opening Team continues to make every effort to keep our staff and members safe. The following changes are in place until further notice.

The church building is now closed to the public.
Sunday Services
The sanctuary is not open on Sunday morning. Please access worship services on-line or by phone.
Group meetings in the church are not allowed under current provincial restrictions.
Staff activity
  • Staff will be in the church only for security, maintenance and to complete tasks that cannot be done from home e.g. check for mail, access materials for work.    
  • The Parish Nurse may visit members at her discretion.
  • Please connect with staff only by phone or by email.
  • Phone messages will be checked regularly.
Member access to the church building
  • Members may enter the building (e.g. pick up a puzzle or quilting materials) if wearing a mask and while maintaining a two metre distance from staff and those who are not from your household.
  • Please sign in and answer the screening questions.
  • If you need to enter the church office, please arrange a time when staff are not there.
  • Fundscrip cards are available for sale by pre-order only. Contact David Reed to arrange for a contact-less pick-up. To reduce contact, please pay by cheque or E transfer only.
 Volunteer activity outside the building
  • No outdoor group activities will be organized at this time.
  • Pastoral visitation should be limited to outdoor interactions.
  • Delivery of print copies of eNews is suspended. Volunteers will phone members who usually receive a printed eNews, if there is new information.
  • The May Roots and Sprouts newsletter will be sent by mail.

  ~ Ruth Thompson, Chair, Re-Opening Team
Food Trucks Schedule - May
St. Luke's Food Trucks

Enjoy a take out meal while helping to support your community.

Click on the image for the schedule.
Can you find God in the midst of tragedy...
Join author and speaker Carol Kent as she shares her personal story of unshakeable faith in unthinkable circumstances.
When I Lay My Isaac Down
Time: Wed. evenings 7:00 - 9:00pm
Duration: 8 sessions over 9 weeks,
Apr. 14 - June 9
Place: On-line through GoToMeeting or by telephone.
Leader: Sally White, contact by telephone 519-546-4849 for information.

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/983857693

You can also dial in using your phone.
Canada: +1 (647) 497-9391
Canada (Toll Free): 1 888 455 1389
Access Code: 983-857-693
New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/983857693  
Midweek Check-In
Time: Wed. mornings 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Duration: 8 weeks, Apr. 21 - June 9
Place: On-line through GoToMeeting or by telephone.
Leader: Selma Webster, contact by telephone 519-653-1433 for information.

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
Canada (Toll Free):1 888 455 1389 Canada: +1 (647) 497-9391
Access Code: 429-682-077

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/429682077

Click on the image for details.
The Case For Christ
Is there credible evidence that Jesus of Nazareth really is the Son of God?

Time: Tuesday evenings 7:00-8:30pm
Start Date: April 20
Duration: 6 weeks
Place: On-line through GoToMeeting or by telephone.
Leader: Mark Rutledge, contact by telephone 519-841-8333 for information.

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
Canada (Toll Free): 1 888-455-1389 Access Code: 497-623-285
Thank You & Support Needed
Irene would like to express her appreciation for all the meals and gift cards she and the family received this last two weeks. She said the congregation has really welcomed her family and feels blessed because of Trillium's generosity.

The Potts family support group would like to continue with two meals per week for the next month. Brian Hershey, 519-658-6405, will continue to coordinate meals and deliveries, pick up food and return dishes. Thank you and God Bless.   
Taxi Vouchers
If you need assistance in getting to appointments Trillium can provide you with a generous supply of taxi vouchers to assist.
Eligibility: Member of Trillium and over the age of 60.
Please contact Pastor Mark through the church office to get placed on the Voucher list. (A CLASP project)
Parish Nurse
Trillium is pleased to have Sally White, RN as Trillium’s Parish Nurse.

Please feel free to reach out to Sally if you have a health related concern.
Trillium office phone number:
519-653-6601 Ext 4.
Office hours: Fridays 10am-12 noon
April 25 Re-cap
New Data, New Theory?
People believe what they want to believe and people don't believe what they don't want to believe. That is, we all have operating hypotheses or theories about how life works. New data is surprisingly ineffective in changing our minds. Join Mark as he reflects on the data of Jesus, raised from the dead and the challenge it poses to our current operating theories about how life works.
Trillium Fundraising
Please place your order for Fundscrip cards with David Reed (519-240-3144) or leave a message with the office. David will arrange a time for pick up at the church. Payment methods accepted: Cheque or E-transfer.

NOTE: Currently there are no meat pies available.
Church Directory - Have you changed your contact information? If so please advise me so I can update the directory.
If you would like an updated directory please contact the office.
Things to Note & Do
Thank you to all who donated flower pots - we can start our spring program now.

May - Maintaining Good Mental Health webinars. Click here for info & links.

Resourses to Help - On line
 Waterloo Region Family Network
 Self-Help Alliance
 Here to Help

Spring Plant Sale -Help support a local charity and buy your plants.

New Puzzles to check out at our Puzzle Exchange Table. In Trillium's auditorium you can borrow puzzles and/or bring puzzles(with all pieces) to share. Be sure to label your puzzle(s) if you want them back.

View past Sunday services - click here - Please note that you will need to enter your name & email to register after clicking on any of the videos

Reminder - If you come to the church please remember to wear a mask at all times and use the sign in sheet.
Sunday Morning Discussion Group
Join us as we discuss this popular daily Devotional.
Sunday mornings 9am until 10am.

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
Canada: +1(647) 497-9391

Access Code: 695-509-213  
Sunday Worship Service
JOIN US... on-line at 10:30am

Featured Hymn - Good Christians All, Rejoice and Sing VU169

LIVE on-line service at 10:30. Join after 10:15.
If registered, your Sunday morning email will have all the information you need. If not registered yet, click on the "register for service" button.

If required, you can dial in using your phone.
Canada: +1(647)497-9385
Code: 311-683-898
*All phone numbers and links will remain the same unless stated otherwise.
Sunday Social Time
Follows the service at 11:30 am

You can also dial in using your phone.
Canada: +1(647)497-9391
Code: 203-637-301
For general office inquiries or assistance you can email or phone the office at 519-653-6601. Messages are checked frequently.

For financial inquiries regarding PAR to support the church contact Mandy Townsend at trilliumfinances@gmail.com. To donate by E transfer, send to trilliumfinances@gmail.com
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