Posts by Elaine

CUC Vision Statement Contest

The Canadian Unitarian Council (CUC) is seeking to promote and celebrate our new vision statement. It’s a beautiful and inspiring five part statement which is preceded by our our seven principles and six sources. As Canadian Unitarian Universalists, we aspire to be: Deeply Connected: We strive to foster healthy relationships amongst and within UU communities,…

February Book Club: A Beautiful Question by Frank Wilczek

This is the non-fiction book club selection for February, We will be meeting at the home of Gillian Trowbridge, 24 Cricket Place., February 9th and 23rd.  All are welcome to join in these thoughtful discussions. Artists as well as scientists throughout human history have pondered this “beautiful question.” With Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek as your guide, embark on…

Membership Committee Announces New Name

After years of being called The Membership Committee, the committee members are changing its name to Connections Team.  We realize that the end goal for newcomers is not necessarily membership but building connections.  When people walk through our doors for the first time, they are not looking to become a member of anything but are…

DECEMBER BOOK SELECTION: SAPIENS – BY YUVAL HARARI

Note the December 22nd meeting will be held at the home of Gord & Helen Drew, 408-1742 Ravenwood Drive. This is the book selection for the December meetings of the non-fiction bookclub being held at the home of Gillie Trowbridge, 24 Cricket Place, Peterborough on the 8th & 22nd at 2pm. All are welcome to attend…

OWL Facilitator Training for teaching OWL to grades 7-9 & grades 10-12.

Where: The Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough When: Friday October 14th 6 pm – Sunday Oct. 16th 3 pm, 2016. Trainers: Neal denHollander and Monica Bennett. Registration & all other information: Go to the Children & Youth section of our our website. Contact: Kate Huband, DRE at the Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough, email: recpeterborough@gmail.com tel: (705)304-6186.…

JUNE 2016: Thoreau’s “Walden”

The book Club will be meeting only once in June, on the 16th at the home of Brian Ling, 440 Carriage lane, at 2pm. Nature was a form of religion for naturalist, essayist, and early environmentalist Henry David Thoreau (1817–62). In communing with the natural world, he wished to “live deliberately, to front only the…

Kitchen Oversight Committee Formed

Ever been frustrated or confused in our kitchen?  Would you like to see things improved? The goal of the committee will be to improve the organization and to modernize our kosher-style kitchen which is used by both UFP and BIS. Jennifer Reid has volunteered, in the interim to lead the kitchen committee, and is asking…