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…

Pub Night

Thursday, Nov. 19, 5-7 pm, Ashburnham Ale House. Come have a beverage and enjoy some appetizers. Unwind from your day and bask in the company of friends.

Dinners For 8

Dinners for 8 are an opportunity to meet and dine with others in our UFP community. These potluck gatherings take place in the homes of our volunteer hosts and, although they usually comprise eight people, can be for any number. Children are welcome unless noted as adult-only.

CALL TO MEETING – Sun. Dec. 6, 2015

The UFP Board has called a General Meeting of the membership to be held downstairs on Sunday Dec. 6 immediately following a short coffee time.   The purpose of this meeting is to consider the Refugee Sponsorship Committee’s motion to proceed with sponsorship activities. The full text of the motion to the Membership can be found on the…

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

We are just now entering a time of waiting. What exactly are we expecting? Within the Christian tradition, the advent-time is about awaiting the birth of a saviour. In our family traditions, many are anticipating (with excitement or dread) gathering together for the holidays. As your minister, I have some expectations of a different nature.

A Letter from Beth Israel Congregation

November 29, 2015 Dear Unitarian Fellowship, Happy Sunday. For many years we have been very blessed to share a common house of worship with the Unitarian Fellowship. Through this experience we have made many new friends, and have learned a lot from each other. I want to thank Julie, Scott and the entire Unitarian Fellowship…

Update: News Regarding the Unitarian Church in Burundi

Please appeal to our government and the government of Burundi! Recently the Unitarian Church of Burundi (the Assemblée des Chrétiens Unitariens du Burundi) was attacked and ransacked, where bullets were fired into walls and doors, and money was stolen. Members of the church were questioned by government officials who visited on a Sunday. Two days ago, the minister of the church, the Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana, was arrested from the church at gunpoint, taken into police custody and interrogated severely regarding the activities of his church. He was threatened with physical harm and death. At the moment, he remains in custody, with other members of the church also being questioned.

Pastoral Response to the fire at Masid Al-Salaam Mosque

[media-credit name=”Peg Green (PeacePeg)” align=”alignnone” width=”213″][/media-credit] As Unitarian Universalists, we affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and justice, equity and compassion in human relations. We value religious diversity, and we stand with our Muslim neighbors in this time when they are challenged, worldwide, by hate. Here in Peterborough, we are…