*The following is a copy of Church Council’s letter recently sent to our members*

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Ponoka, AB

March 18, 2020

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Members

So, we, though many, are one body in Christ and individually members one of another. Romans 12:5

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

In the 50 years Trinity has worshiped together as family, we have never experienced a challenge such as the one before us today. Considering the rapid spread of the Covid-19 virus the government has taken drastic actions to slow the transmission rates in our population. For a short period of time, places of worship were exempt but that changed this week with the restrictions being changed to a maximum of 50 including churches. Your church council has been in communication regarding this event and has reached the following decisions.

  • Effective March 18, 2020 all worship services and congregational gatherings will be suspended until further notice. This will include the planned farewell lunch for Tim and Beth on the 29th and the Easter breakfast.
  • The 50th anniversary celebrations planned for May will be postponed until later in the year.

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