Northern Lights: Investing in Canadian Unitarianism

Northern Lights is a unique fundraising program which supports growth initiatives by Canadian congregations and communities. This year, Northern Lights is piloting crowdfunding – an exciting experiment put together by Liz James, Sean Neil-Barron and Christopher Wulff. In the past, Northern Lights applications have gone to a selection panel, which has chosen one recipient and…

Out of the Cold Dinner – Saturday, January 16

UFP’s next OOTC dinner date is Saturday January 16th at Mark Street United Church.  If you would like to help, either by dropping off a baked Shepherd’s Pie or soup, or by helping set-up/serve/clean-up, please contact  Ruth Schumaker at 705-748-0431. For many years, under the dedicated leadership of Barb Beck, the Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough has sponsored one…

What does it mean to be ‘People of Relationship?’

Each of us is a product of our relationships.  Life begins in relationship – with parents, caretakers, friends, neighbors—and continues, in relationship, through all the stages of life.  Each significant relationship helps to form us.  Every interaction, no matter how brief, holds the promise of relationship.  Each connection helps us to understand who we are.…

Boxing Day Meal – Saturday, December 26

Boxing Day Peterborough Community Meal The UFP is joining with other groups in Peterborough to provide a Community Meal at Geroge Street United Church on Boxing Day, Saturday December 26.  Help is needed for set-up, food prep at home, kitchen prep on-site, serving and clean-up.  There is a sign-up sheet on Florence’s table every Sunday…

 Out of the Cold Dinner – December 19

UFP’s next OOTC dinner date is Saturday December 19th at Mark Street United Church For many years, under the leadership of Barb Beck, the Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough has sponsored one Saturday night Out of the Cold Dinner per month throughout the winter.  UFP members and friends sign up to volunteer to drop-off baked Shepherd’s…

Refugee Sponsorship endorsed by UFP’s Membership

At a general meeting on December 6, 2015, the membership of UFP decided to move ahead with refugee sponsorship.  In part, the approved motion read: “…be it resolved that the Refugee Sponsorship Committee proceed with activities that will contribute to the successful settlement and integration of refugees in the Peterborough area. The UFP intends, as…