CUC in Solidarity with Trans and Nonbinary UUs

The statement attached was issued after the publication on March 1, 2019, of a UUWorld article which caused harm to trans and nonbinary UU leaders and colleagues. The CUC, UU Ministers of Canada and the Canadian UU Religious Educators share this statement with you, as we are committed to being in right relationship with our trans and nonbinary siblings. The statement includes links to related documents.

UFP Sponsors films at the ReFrame Film Festival

A highlight of Peterborough’s year, the ReFrame Film Festival, is happening January 24-27, 2019.
This year, UFP is sponsoring four films that speak to our values and connect to issues of importance for us. These films are
1. Biidaaban, an Anishinabe story about a maple harvester and gender. Based on the writings of Leanne Simpson, it also has a virtual reality counterpart event. (Friday, 5pm, Market Hall)
2. Defiant Lives, a film about disability rights, apropos for us right now, given the status of the stair lift in our building. (Saturday, 10am, Market Hall)
3. Anthropocene, and environmental film which speaks to our human impact on the earth (Friday, 7:30pm, Market Hall)
4. Adventures in Understanding, which is about the canoe trips that Glen Caradus leads, bringing indigenous and non-indigenous youth together. (Sunday, 4:15pm, Showplace)
Visit ReFrame’s website for more information and to find out how/where to purchase tickets.

For our Youth Conference: SEEKING VOLUNTEERS 

to help with UFP’s Youth Conference Feb. 22-24, 2019

Seeking a Food Coordinator:

-Create a simple meal plan: vegetarian as per building rules.
-With help from UFP Youth Group and Youth Advisors, recruit meal donations and meal preparation volunteers from parents and UFP congregation.
-Coordinate meal donations. May require some grocery shopping and meal preparation.
-Coordinate meal preparation volunteers to be on hand in the kitchen during the actual Youth Conference.
If you can fill this coordinator role, please email UFP Youth Advisor Kim Thomas   kim.thomas8883ATgmail.com

Seeking donated meals or people to help prepare meals:

If you can donate a meal for Sat. Feb. 23rd or help prepare meals on Friday Feb 22 or Sat. Feb. 23 or Sunday morning Feb 24, contact Kim Thomas kim.thomas8883ATgmail.com

Seeking 8 overnight volunteers:

If you can be an overnight volunteer for a shift, either Friday or Saturday night, please contact Tracy Galvin, our Overnight Volunteer Coordinator:  tgalvinizeATyahoo.ca  705-741-7654. 

Shifts:

Friday Feb. 22 1st shift: 10pm – 2am.  2nd shift: 2am- 7am.

Saturday Feb. 23 1st shift: 10pm – 2am.  2nd shift: 2am- 7am.

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