Worship is held every Sunday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Dress is casual. When you walk through the front door, you will be greeted by one of our elders who will give you a printed outline of the service. This will tell you all you need to know about what to sing, when to stand and which verses of the Bible will be read that morning.
Children participate in every service through singing and stories, followed by Sunday school with our energetic adult volunteers. A supervised nursery is also available for the very young. However, all children and babies are welcome to stay with their families for the entire service if they prefer. There is no need to worry about squirming toddlers or noisy babies here. Everyone is welcome to participate in their own way!
Trafalgar is well known for its fabulous music. It is as diverse as the congregation and includes hymns, global songs, Taizé prayers, contemporary and folk music, African American spirituals and jazz. Worship each week is accompanied by a variety of musicians and includes not only piano and guitar, but clarinet, flute, trombone, trumpet, violin, cello and a wide range of percussion instruments. An excellent choir makes beautiful music and leads congregational singing. New singers and players of all ages and skill levels are always welcome and you can email the church office or drop by on Sunday morning to find out more.
Throughout the year there are also special services on other days and times. Ash Wednesday is at the beginning of Lent and includes the imposition of ashes. Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services are held during Holy Week, just before Easter. Trafalgar hosts an annual service on the longest night of the year (December 21st) in order to offer a quiet and gentle space to those struggling in the holiday season. And of course, Christmas Eve services are wonderful with a special energetic time for children and a later family service with candlelight and carols.
Communion is celebrated on the first week of almost every month in an all-ages services. Everyone is welcome to participate. Children are always welcome to come to the Table if they wish, with the guidance of their parent or other adult. Baptism for infants, children, youth and adults is celebrated on Sundays as scheduled by the minister and elders.
After worship everyone is invited for coffee, tea, juice and snacks in the main hall. This is a casual opportunity to meet the minister and other members of the church and you can be sure that the space is welcoming.
You are invited to share in this community. Sunday worship is our central activity, and we are fully air conditioned and wheelchair accessible. Ushers are available to help you with any special needs. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you!