Church News June 2016

The Canadian May long weekend celebrating Victoria Day has just passed. Here in Point Roberts that is when many of our northern friends officially open their cottages. For us summer has begun!

The Youth Philosophers Café will meet again on Saturday, June 4 at 7:30. This group began last September at the request of summer music camp teen crew members and is open to all youth who are 15 to 20 in age.

For these once-a-month evenings, the church social hall morphs into a ’60s-era coffee house with candles, a cluster of small tables, fresh baked goods, hot and cold beverages, live music, and great conversation on topics raised by those in attendance. This will be the last meeting for this group until fall, when the Café will again open its doors.

The Trinity Community Choir presents its annual spring concert Friday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m. The theme is Happy Together and the program features arrangements of familiar popular songs of the last several decades. Singing along is not only allowed, it is even encouraged.

Following the concert is one of the famous Community Choir receptions featuring yummy savories and luscious desserts. This concert is very popular so you are well advised to get there a bit early for the best seating. Suggested donation is $15 a person and all proceeds support the ongoing music programs at Trinity.

The Trinity Chamber Series presents An Evening with Brahms and Friends at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 25. Kwantlen University music majors Christopher Knopp on piano and Robin Black on clarinet will perform both solo pieces and as a duet.

At university they are specializing in performance and their playing ability has been described as “brilliant.” Included in the program will be the Brahms Clarinet Sonata No. 1. Suggested donation is $10 and the proceeds support ongoing programs at Trinity.

This summer’s Children’s Music Camp will run July 25-31 and is open to children ages 7 to 12. The musical for this year is “God with a Capital G!” The children will spend the week learning the songs and dances and will perform on Sunday morning at 11 a.m. as part of the annual Point Roberts Art and Music Festival at Lighthouse Park.

The performance will feature a live pit band. Contact director Natasha for registration and information at 604/943-9789 or natashaneufeld@gmail.com. Teens interested in being part of the crew must apply in advance.

Sunday services are at 11 a.m. with coffee and potluck lunch following.

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