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  • BY MIKE TURCOTTE It was a sad time for some, and an exciting time for others at the end of November, as the congregation of Trinity United Church in Kitchener bid their current location farewell, and moved into a temporary home rented from St. Matthews Lutheran Church, due to a struggle to maintain the aging building. During an interview with The Record, Katherine Bitzer, chair of the church’s board, said, “This building has been a...

    Trinity closes its doors; moves to temporary location

    BY MIKE TURCOTTE It was a sad time for some, and an exciting time for others at the end of November, as the congregation of Trinity United Church in Kitchener bid their current location farewell, and moved into a temporary home rented from St. Matthews Lutheran Church, due to a struggle to maintain the aging building. During an interview with The Record, Katherine Bitzer, chair of the church’s board, said, “This building has been a...

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  • I walked into this movie theatre and expected the worst. Church in a movie theatre was a new concept to me. When I was growing up, I went to church every Sunday. It was this big elegant church, with 1,000 pews from front to back. A place people would go to have a large wedding or to see a baptism. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Kitchener was all I knew of church. That was all...

    A non-religious person enjoys church

    I walked into this movie theatre and expected the worst. Church in a movie theatre was a new concept to me. When I was growing up, I went to church every Sunday. It was this big elegant church, with 1,000 pews from front to back. A place people would go to have a large wedding or to see a baptism. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Kitchener was all I knew of church. That was all...

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