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December 8th – Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair, Bake Sale & Lunch The Christmas Fair this year was a wonderful event to behold. The atmosphere was buzzing with activity and a real sense of joy and camaraderie that typifies our Holy Trinity spirit. It was one of the best attended events in recent history. We were blessed this year with the attendance of…

May 19, 2018 – Royal Wedding Tea

Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea The Royal Wedding Tea was a huge success and thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended. Although the final bills are not yet in, we made over $2,200 before expenses. Once again a huge thank you to everyone who volunteered their time and talents, and to all those who attended. A very special thank…

May 8, 2018 – Our Refugee Family Has Arrived!

Our Refugee Family has Arrived! We are thrilled to announce the long-anticipated arrival of Holy Trinity’s Syrian refugee family, the Ramos. They were welcomed at the airport by members of our Refugee Committee, including Paul Richards, Susan Lazar, and Sheila Johnston, our wardens, Frances Fagan and Simon Johnston, and by Carol DeBoek, the widow of…

Bishop’s Visit, Trinity Sunday, June 11, 2017

On Trinity Sunday we had the pleasure of welcoming our Bishop, Melissa, as our preacher and presiding celebrant. We met as one congregation at 9:30 a.m., as it was such a special occasion. Coffee hour followed, and then Bishop Melissa met with our parish council, and then spent some time with the Rector and Wardens. We have a…

May 2016 – Refugee Fundraiser

A lovely picture from our Refugee Fundraiser on May 31! The Refugee concert was was an overwhelming success – it was a sell-out performance with fantastic entertainment and delicious tapas. We raised over $2,700.00 to be donated to this wonderful cause! The organisers would like to extend their sincerest thanks to all the wonderful volunteers who…

The Labyrinth – October 11 – 18 2015

The Labyrinth The labyrinth, created by Peter Johnson and our young people, was available for prayerful meditation in the Griffiths Hall from Sunday 11th October (Thanksgiving) to Sunday 18th October, and open for walking before or after worship.  On Tuesday 13th October at 7:30 p.m. there was a talk on the history and theology of…

Thanksgiving Sunday – October 11 2015

At Holy Trinity, we have a splendid tradition connected with this special festival. We express our gratitude to God in a very tangible and practical way with a collection of non-perishable food to be donated to Sources Food Bank. This year our Thanksgiving Food Bank collection exceeded all expectations! We donated a record breaking 14 HUGE boxes…

February 14th – Griffiths Hall became a “Palace of Love” for the Valentine’s Dinner!

A huge thank you goes out to Nanci and Wright Penn, and Christine and John Yori for a wonderful, magical evening at the Sweetheart Dinner. Griffiths Hall was transformed into a fairytale ambience of romantic lighting and décor, with solicitous food and wine service, delicious gourmet food, and entertaining activities. The evening raised $1128 in funds…

September/October, 2013

September 29th Sunday Service October 27th Worship Service Matt Humphrey, for A Rocha, the Christian community agricultural project, attended worship at Holy Trinity, White Rock, on October 27th. He was presented with a cheque for $2,000.00 to support conservation work in the Little Campbell Valley. Holy Trinity had a team of 13 participants in “The…

Sunday, September 22, 2013 – A walk for Reconciliation

On Sunday, September 22, 2013, we had a unique opportunity to participate in a significant moment in our nations history – on e of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s National Events. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission is a five-year process requested by survivors of the Indian Residential Schools as part of their settlement agreement with…

July 8, 2012 – A Rocha

A Rocha! We are very pleased to announce that we reached our fundraising target of $3,000!  The following message is from David Anderson (A Rocha’s Centre Director): “Wonderful news, Neil! We are grateful for all the ways the Holy Trinity community has rallied round our mission and work. This gift enabled us to purchase a…

September 25, 2011 – anniversary lunch

We cut the cake “intergenerationally” with our youngest parishioner (Max O’ Reilly – 1 year) and the parishioner who has been coming here the longest (Guy Weston – since 1936) joining Bishop Michael. It was good to meet together as one congregation (there was no 8 a.m. Eucharist) as we welcomed our Bishop, Michael Ingham, to…