The spirit likes to dress up like this: ten fingers, ten toes … Airy and shapeless thing, it needs the metaphor of the body … — from Mary Oliver’s “Poem (The Spirit Likes To Dress Up…)” When I think of ‘embodiment,’ my first thoughts go to physicality … the reality that in order to walk around in…
Tony Turner is performing Saturday, Sept 26 at 7:30pm at the Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough (775 Weller Street). Tickets are $15 or PWYC – everyone is welcome. This is the 3rd in a ‘new’ series of musical events at the Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough. Tony Turner is a product of the Ottawa’s rich roots music…
One way that we can be ‘people of invitation’ is to invite that ‘sound of the genuine’ in us to bubble up … to be seen and known. We can be a place where genuine selves gather, a place where you can bring your own undivided and genuine self, a place where we can all learn to better hear those genuine selves. We can be a place that is both safe enough to trust and bold enough to allow genuine expression.
In response to a proposed amendment to the Peterborough City Council’s procedure…ending the practice of reciting the Lord’s Prayer at the beginning of meetings (thumbs up) and substituting language which refers to ‘the supremacy of God’ (thumbs down)…Rev. Stoneberg read this prepared statement (click the above title to read more.)
The 2014-15 Annual Report and 2014 Financial Statement are now available for your viewing prior to the AGM next week (click on the above title to be taken to the link to the document.) Thank you to everyone who contributed, this report really is a community effort.
You are encouraged to contribute items to UFP’s site at the Gilmour Street Yard Sale. There are no limits on donations and there are several ways to get your stuff to our storage garage. Volunteers positions are still available if you would like to help out. Jessica Lindeman & Scott Donovan
All are invited to participate in one of two focus group sessions to gather input for an evaluation of our Minister. Please RSVP to CommitteeOnMinistry@peterboroughunitarian.ca or 705-741-0968.
Alternatively, an on-line survey was sent by email on April 21; please complete the survey by Sunday, May 3.
The 2nd in our ongoing musical concert/fundraiser series is coming your way on Friday, April 24th at 7:30 pm. Two very fine musicians are coming to grace our UFP stage that night, so you will not want to miss this stellar musical evening!
Friday, April 17, 7:30pm
Doug Williams, Elder of Curve Lake, will share stories of this region; a chance to learn more about our local Indigenous neighbours and to explore (more about) our shared history in Canada. Organized by the UFP Indigenous Working Group. $5-10 donation or PWYC.
Elaine Kempt, our new Administrative Assistant, has worked in the Holistic; Charity; Not-for-Profit; For Profit; the Arts and Fundraising positions over the years. You might have met Elaine during a yoga or painting class or she might have served you tea. Her regular office hours are Tuesday and Fridays from 1-5pm, plus some Monday afternoons. Reach Elaine at firstname.lastname@example.org.