Church News June 2017

By Gina Gaudet

June – time to clean up the cottage, put the boat in the water, mow the lawn. Summer on the Point can’t be beat. If only summer would never end!

Living full time on the Point sounds heavenly, but it can be very different. Endlessly gray, chilly winter empties out entire neighborhoods; business drops significantly, work hours go downhill, as does the income. Without a strong connection to the community, the “off the grid” ambience of the Point can be isolating.

I don’t know if the tragic events of late May, resulting in the loss of three lives, were part of this malaise, but they should open our eyes to this reality: the Point’s unique location and character are appealing to people who appreciate a simple lifestyle and a certain amount of privacy, but it isn’t for everyone. It can meet a lot of needs but, as one of my children said, “It’s a great place to go, if you want to disappear.”

The Trinity Church family holds the family and friends of these three people in constant prayer and concern. Let’s own the take-away here: a more diligent watchfulness, more intentional connectivity, more understanding and caring concern. In short, let’s explore new and better ways to love one another!

You should know, the church has a web page! Go to for information on church programs, concerts and more. Listen to Sunday sermons too!

June at Trinity

Sunday Worship: Every Sunday at 11 a.m., followed by coffee, goodies and fellowship. Childcare provided.

Knee Club: Every Wednesday, 10:30–11:30 a.m. Gentle movement for strength and flexibility. Contact Shirley Cannon for more information.

Bible Breakfast: Every Saturday, 8:30 a.m. Contact Jim Linde for information.

Sunday, June 4, 1:30–4 p.m. Healing Touch in the Healing Space. You can sign up on the day of, or contact Gina at to book a time in advance.

Sunday, June 4, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Philosopher’s Café End of Year. Join us for food, beverages and games.

Sunday, June 11, 1:15 p.m. Council meeting.

Saturday, June 17, 7 p.m. Trinity Community Choir Concert. A lovely evening of Celtic Music in our sanctuary. By donation.

Saturday, June 24, 8 p.m. Trinity Concert Series presents cellist Laine Longton. This cello-only concert features work by Bach, Britten, Cassado and more!

Coming in July: Summer Music Camp. This year’s offering is “Rescue in the Night,” a bright and humorous retelling of the story of Daniel in the Lion’s Den. This camp is for children ages 7 to 12, and will run from Monday, July 31 to Saturday, August 5, with our performance on Sunday Morning, August 6, on the church lawn. And yes, your children will learn songs, dance steps, and simple dialogue in less than a week. You can contact our director, Natasha Neufeld, for more information:

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