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Mission Statement: "Serving God, serving each other, serving community. "

Welcome to Trinity

Trinity Church is a joint URC / Methodist church. It is an active member of the Church in Abingdon - a thriving ecumenical project comprising 14 Abingdon churches

Services for the next two weeks

16th September  -
10.30 am - Morning Worship led by Revd Alan Grist
6:30 pm - At All Saints

Trinity Service Sheet
Trinity Notices

23rd September  -
10.30 am - Morning Worship led by Ruth Dams
6:30 pm - Holy Communion led by Revd John Anderson

Trinity

Worship through Hymns

This is our theme for the three morning services beginning on 23rd September, when Ruth Dams will lead a café-style service.

Malcolm Newton and Selina will be reflecting on the same theme as part of their services on 30th September and 7th October.

Worship through Hymns

Trinity Learning Award

TrinityLearning were one of four joint prize-winners in The URC's Community Project Awards last week. Eve, Petronella & Rosemary attended the General Assembly in Nottingham, where they received a large brass plaque and cheque for £2000, to be used for training volunteers. This award recognises Trinity's vision and determination in supporting a much-needed cause.

Award

40 Years of Trinity

May 27th 2018 marked 40 years since URC and Methodist churches in Abingdon joined to form Trinity Methodist / URC Church.

In 1968 the Abingdon Congregational / URC Church came to share worship in the same building as Trinity Methodist Church. They maintained their separate organisations for the next ten years then in  1978 Sharing agreements were signed and the two congregations united as Trinity Church.

In the recording alongside (from the May 27th Trinity Sunday Service) the history of the two churches are told.

Trinity Church Fair - 30th June 

Trinity Church Hall was the location for the traditional summer fair with Jewellery, Cakes, bric-a-brac, books, toys, a raffle, lots of marmalades, chutneys, jams, cakes, crafts, cards and refreshments. 

It raised nearly £900 for church funds. Thankyou to all who helped and went along.

It was also a chance to sit down and chat over a bowl of strawberries and cream.

Trinity Fair

Trinity Toddlers 30th Anniversary

Trinity toddlers celebrated their 30th anniversary in July 2017. A big thankyou was said to all the helpers past and present. Helpers provide support for all the mums, dads, grandparents, carers and children who come. A special mention was made to the longest serving volunteer, Marjorie Wallis, who has helped ever since the group started. She continues to help every week on the welcome desk.

The group starts back on the 14th September after the summer holidays.

(Thanks to the Trinity Toddlers Facebook Page for the picture.)

Selia

Deacon Selina Nisbett

Congratulation to Deacon Selina Nisbett who was Ordained at Darlington Street Methodist Church

Selina was one of 5 Deacons being Ordained at this year's Methodist Conference.

The Revd Dr Laurence preached; The Vice-President of Conference Mrs. E Jill Baker, read the Old Testament Lesson ( Isaiah 61:1-4 ); Bishop Leidimo Edoni, (from the United Methodist Church of Papua New Guinea) read the Epistle (1 Corinthians 12:27-13:13) ; and Deacon Karen McBride read John 13:1-17.

Selia