Activities

Sunday worship

Join us for worship on a Sunday morning at 10.30 am. We celebrate communion on the first Sunday of the month. Our crèche and Junior Church join the adults for the first part of the service except on the third Sunday of the month when we worship together. Contact minister@trinity-urc.org.uk

Junior Church

We hope you will find Trinity a warm and friendly place for you and your family. We aim to support you in the bringing up of your child(ren) as you journey together and discover the difference faith makes.

The whole family is welcome on Sunday mornings and each service includes a talk for all ages before the children leave for crèche and Junior Church. Children stay in for the whole service for All Age Worship on the third Sunday each month. Under-fives can have their own crèche activities at the back of church during All Age Worship, or go to an adjoining room.

A varied programme of activities is provided, with opportunities to serve in the ministry and life of the Church, including participating in and leading services. Contact Linda at

Safeguarding: Trinity is committed to the welfare of children and has a Safeguarding Policy for both children and adults. Leaders and helpers have DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) certificates and have had safeguarding training. Contact secretary@trinity-urc.org.uk

Tuesday Meeting

This small, friendly group meets for fellowship every Tuesday afternoon at 2.30 pm in the downstairs meeting room, except for 2-3 weeks over Christmas, the Tuesday after Easter Monday, and during July and August. Occasionally we have an invited speaker. Meetings are informal and look at such topics as the past and present of our town, county, and the Chilterns, or discussions of current problems. Quizzes, poetry readings (chosen by members) folklore, celebration and history of public holidays and saints’ days, and Bible study have all been part of our programme. We have a Communion Service twice a year – in Holy Week and on a Tuesday near Remembrance Sunday.

As a church group we start each meeting with short devotions – hymn, prayer and reading – and bless each other with the Grace before our tea and biscuits (or cake).We welcome members of other churches and non-churchgoers as long as they are happy in our company.

A voluntary collection is taken at each meeting and we pay 20p for our tea. Occasionally we have a Bring and Buy sale. The money we raise goes on church projects and we also support The Leprosy Mission, Christian Aid and local charities.

For more information contact Olive Shepherd at tuesday.meeting@trinity-urc.org.uk

Coffee & Chat

A morning women’s social group meeting in members’ homes once a month. Women of all ages are very welcome to join us whether or not they are members of Trinity. We have a varied programme and each year we choose a charity to support. So if you fancy joining us one morning, have a look in our monthly magazine the Trinity Times for dates and details. Contact Marian Mole at coffeeandchat@trinity.urc.org.uk

Saturday Café

Saturday Café has been running fortnightly since 2003. It is “self-run” with some members progressing to become part of the team, giving back and growing in skills, self-worth and confidence as they serve others. There is lovely peer support and care for each other within the group. Numbers remain about 18 per session, with new people coming, some moving on. Many find a sense of belonging and coming to each session.
Contact Marian Drake at saturday.cafe@trinity-urc.org.uk

Homegroup

Our homegroup meets in one of our member’s homes on an ad hoc basis and we usually discuss the previous Sunday’s sermon, looking at the Bible passages, what we heard and what unpacking it means to us. We have a time of prayer which includes prayer for those known to us in particular need, as well as a time of sung worship. Contact Marian Drake at home.groups@trinity-urc.org.uk

Bookworms

This group meets once a month in a member’s home to share our thoughts on the previous month’s selected book that we will have each been reading during that time. The choice of book is decided by the group. Contact Olive Shepherd at bookworms@trinity-urc.org.uk

Choir

Our Trinity choir practises the following Sunday’s hymns and songs on most Thursday evenings at the church from 8 pm. Contact choir@trinity-urc.org.uk

Rainbows, Brownies, Guides

Trinity has a thriving Guiding Unit comprising:

  • Rainbows: girls aged 5-7 meet on Fridays during term time
  • Brownies: girls aged 7-11 meet on Tuesdays in term time
  • Guides: girls aged 10-15 meet in Thursdays in term time

Contact Julia Sparks at guides@trinity-urc.org.uk