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Looking back at Thirst 2018

BY DANIELLE EARLE When we attended our first THIRST back in 2013, we never expected our Trinity Central annual weekend away to become one of our most favourite weekends of the whole year –  for the whole family. All year long our kids ask us when we are going back to Camp Sunrise. They pack…

Thriving at Thirst 2018

BY DANIELLE EARLE THIRST 2018 is just around the corner, and we are all very excited! This is the one of the best weekends of the year where we can hang out, chill out, catch up and get caught up in the things of God together! Trinity Central has grown a lot over the last…

God Meets Us in Prayer – Kath’s Story

by DANIELLE EARLE “Prayer girds human weakness with divine strength, turns human folly into heavenly wisdom, and gives to troubled mortals the peace of God. We know not what prayer can do.” – Charles H. Spurgeon Next Tuesday (May 22) we have our monthly Prayer Meeting at the Roundhouse Community Centre. If you’ve been a…

Why you should consider School of Leadership

  by Danielle Earle If you and I have had any kind of in depth conversation over the last 9 months or so you will know that I sure do bring up School of Leadership all the time. School of Leadership (SOL) has been AMAZING in many ways: it’s encouraged me, challenged me and changed the…

God has given you a story to tell

by Rhys Scott It was such a joy to hear Benny, Kim and Sandro and Cheri tell their stories of God’s life-changing power and tenderness this past Sunday. As we gathered in our LifeGroup last night it was profound listening to one anothers’ ‘short testimonies’. I hope you found joy in doing so too! It…

Trinity Youth Serve: Belkin House

by Danielle Earle One of Trinity Central’s core values is that we are a family on Jesus’ mission together. So you know that when we tell you we’re excited about our youth stepping into serving opportunities, we really, really, (REALLY) mean it! Belkin House is a homeless shelter in the heart of Vancouver. The facility…

Does Newfrontiers Still Exist?

a guest post by Jennie Pollock As one of the few remaining staff members of Newfrontiers (I’m the Communications Manager) I often get asked – in surprise – whether Newfrontiers still exists, and if so what it is and what it does. Here are three snapshots to illustrate a part of the answer: 1) A…

Banner for Thirst 2017, the annual weekend away for Trinity Central, a church for downtown Vancouver and UBC

An introduction to Thirst

by Milly Jones If you’ve been around Trinity Central for any length of time, you’ll have heard us talking about Thirst, usually with quite a lot of excitement. And maybe you’ve been wondering, just what is it that we’re getting so excited about? Well, here’s a little introduction to Thirst that’ll hopefully answer that question,…

Thirsty for Grace

by Danielle Earle Trinity Central is gearing up for one of our biggest (and favourite!) events of the year – THIRST. Thirst is our annual church weekend away and let me just say, every year Thirst just totally blows me away!! We get together for camp fires and s’mores, talent shows, friendships and fun, but…

Terry Virgo and the Story of Newfrontiers

by Danielle Earle If you’ve sat in on one of our Sunday meetings recently, or enjoyed a hot coffee with someone after the meeting, then chances are you’ve heard about Terry Virgo and the  Amazing Grace conference. In June, Terry and Wendy Virgo are visiting Trinity Central, and Terry will share an incredibly important message about…

Vision Sunday 2018

by Danielle Earle It’s a cold Sunday morning, and as I enter the Vancity Theatre I am greeted with cheek to cheek smiles, people huddled in clusters, some laughing, some having more serious conversations and others holding their coffees close to their faces. There are people of all ages loving one another and children running…

Taking out the trash

by Danielle Earle Since the previous blog post went up, I have had some immensely encouraging conversations with many people, and one of the the main topics these conversations keep coming back to is that of offence. In fact, I had a conversation with one of my dearest friends today, and she reminded me of…

When I Feel Small

by Danielle Earle Do you ever feel small? I’m not talking about the kind of small you feel when you’re out in the desert, or on a mountain top, looking up at the night sky and all its stars and your feelings of smallness instil wonder and awe at the bigness of it all; the…

Thirst 2017: flamingo drinking water.

Reflections on Thirst 2017

We love coming together as a family to celebrate Jesus. Every year at the end of June we go away for an entire weekend to eat, sing, learn and pray together – it’s always a fun and memorable time. This year over 100 of us gathered at gorgeous Camp Sunrise on the Sunshine Coast. So What…