The Self Illusion – by Bruce Hood

Wonderful. Illuminating. Full of insight, beauty and-humor.” -David Eagleman, author of Incognito and Sum This month’s gatherings will be hosted by Helen Griffin on April 13th and 27th at 2pm at 1370 Armstrong Dr. TheSelf Illusion is about the science of self-the truth behind the illusion that we all share, that we exist as individuals…

WHAT DID YOU DO ON SABBATICAL?

Last week, in the Flame, Rev. Julie asked, “Did you enjoy your sabbatical? YOUR sabbatical, I mean…the one that offered you a break from the expected and familiar…the one that perhaps called on you to do/be something more…something out of your comfort zone?” (If you missed that article, here’s a link.) To upset the normal…

A Community Who Takes Risks – April 2017

Three months. Ninety days of taking chances. Over three thousand hours without the safety net of ‘the usual.’ Somehow, we survived. And, here we are, arriving back in a place that is both familiar and different…returning to what we know while at the same time knowing all kinds of stuff we didn’t know before. Did…

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,…

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…

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…

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,…