Learning to Grow in New Ways
June 4, 2021
Trillium Response to Provincial Stay at Home Order Update June 4, 2021

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
Over 80? Book Your 2nd Shot
As of 31 May 2021 bookings for accelerated 2nd COVID vaccinations are open, as per the Ontario government website.
Please follow this link to book your appointment if you are 80 years old or older, as you are now eligible!!
If you would like any assistance with making a booking, please contact me through the church office.
519-653-6601 x 4
Sally White 
Trillium Parish Nurse
Prayer In The Park - June 6
Please click on the image for information.

The United Church celebrates its official Pride Sunday on the first Sunday in June. At Trillium, we value diversity. To mark this day and celebrate the lives and ministry of LGBTQIA+ and Two Spirit people in all their diversity we offer this Pride Prayer: Click on the Heart to read the poem.
June Roots & Sprouts
To read the latest Trillium newsletter click on the image.
June 12 - MennoHomes Out-Spok’n XI for Affordable Housing bike-a-thon. A virtual event to raise funds for a very real need. Hikers, recreational bikers, and avid cyclists will be choosing their own routes this year. Construction is nearing completion at 544 Bridgeport Rd. Kitchener and your support is making it possible. Contact Dan Driedger at 226-476-2535 or ddriedger@mennohomes.com for more details, or visit www.mennohomes.com 
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.
Parish Nurse
Trillium is pleased to have Sally White, RN as Trillium’s Parish Nurse. This program has been extended to the end of September.

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

Re-cap of May 30
The Jesus story is a story filled with many twists and turns. It didn't have to be that way. Jesus could have simply made the straight line journey back to God at the moment of his transfiguration before Peter, James and John. Instead, he made perhaps his biggest U turn of all and came down the mountain. Why? Join Mark as he reflects on what Jesus' turn means for us.
Click on the image to watch the re-cap.
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
Saint Luke's Food Truck - check out their schedule here.

Taxi Vouchers - Contact Mark if you require vouchers to get to your appointments.

Resources In Waterloo Region to Help Individuals and Families
Click here for links.
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 Hymns - Worship the Lord VU401, Be Thou My Vision VU642

NEW following the service.
"On Eagle's Wings" a recording by Trillium singers.

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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