Join us or donate to the HT Refugee Committee’s 3rd annual (virtual) fundraiser run!

We invite you to join us on this journey through the Scotianank Virtual Marathon (5k, 10k, 21k, 42k) from anywhere in the world! You can register to run/walk/bike any distance, anywhere and anytime between October 1st to October 31st to help raise money in support of the wonderful newcomer families we support year after year.

To register, click here and indicate Holy Trinity Refugee Committee as the affiliate charity through which you learnt about the event. Register by September 7th before the registration cost goes up!

Unable to walk or run?  PLEASE SUPPORT our refugee sponsorship efforts by sponsoring a runner or our team and you will receive a tax receipt. You can DONATE here.  

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A Circle of Compassion:

seeking a spirituality without dogma

Some people believe much that the church has traditionally taught. Some believe little but have found ways to stay. Some have left or have thought about it. Some, believing little or none of the dogma of the church are struggling to stay. People holding all these positions are welcome to join the conversation.

At each meeting we will focus our discussion around a selected article, podcast or book. For this first meeting we will be reading “Finding God outside the church walls” by Barbara Brown Taylor, author of Leaving Church. Participants will share in the selection of future readings and topics.

We’ll be trying this in person and online using Zoom.

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for those who are… Angry at old age

you can’t win. Nobody does—though that of course is no comfort. As to managing the exasperations, frustrations, and angers that can attend old age, it’s okay to take moments to vent, like turning the air around you blue when you hit your shin against a drawer that you forgot was still open; or being ambushed by a loud fart at an inappropriate moment; or being caught short and dampening your underwear.

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