Posts by Julie Stoneberg

UFP again a strong sponsor of ReFrame Films 2017

January 27-29, 2017 Don’t miss Peterborough’s own social justice film festival, which carries us across many borders. Diving into our oceans. Traversing the North. Exposing the arms trade. Defying gender norms. This festival will capture your imagination and light up your winter. This year, the Unitarian Fellowship is sponsoring four films that make particular connections…

WhaleCoast Alaska 2017

Have you ever dreamed of visiting Alaska? If so, WhaleCoast Alaska 2017 is for you!  Four Alaska UU fellowships invite you to experience our eco-cultural and spiritual program next summer.  See Alaska through the eyes of local UUs in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, and Sitka with friendly homestays and unique tour activities.  See wildlife, including moose,…

Warm Wishes from the Canadian Unitarian Council

I am a big fan of the winter holiday season. Of course, there are things I don’t like about it, the sometimes-overwhelming pressures and the endless barrage of advertisements. Yet, in spite of the flaws, the winter holidays are among my favourites. I often find myself responding with tenderness and with joy when I see…

Answering the Call of Love

From Canadian Unitarians To Our Siblings in Spirit in the USA The Canadian Unitarian Council National Voice Team just released a statement of support with these words: “…we envision a world in which our interdependence calls us to love and justice. We assure you that you are not alone – that we are with you.” Read…

New Blog dedicated to Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova

David Rain has just launched a blog dedicated to the founder of the Unitarian Service Committee (USC Canada), Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova.  The blog is a service to all those who still remember Lotta and who would like to explore in more detail the life of this extraordinary woman and UU heroine. It also serves those who have never heard of…

A Community of Incarnation – December 2016

Incarnation is especially significant for Christians at this time of year, because Jesus’ birth is seen as God becoming human. But, as suggested in its definition, and as is evident in the internet resources found later in this packet, ‘incarnation’ is an important concept in many religions and cultures. Myths abound about gods taking human…

Mittens and Greens 2016

This year we have chosen the YWCA Holiday Gift Program as our recipient, and have a family of four to shower with gifts.  They have provided a wish list.   Here’s how this will work: On Sunday, December 4, we’ll have our usual Mittens and Greens ritual.  We are encouraging cash or gift card contributions; any…

UFP Featured on Shining Waters Radio Program

Shining Waters is a weekly show on Trent Radio (92.7 FM in Peterborough ON) exploring religious topics from an interfaith perspective, with a particular focus on religious practice right here in Peterborough.  On October 2nd, Will Pearson visited our service, and the program was aired on Oct 17th.  If you’d like to listen to this…