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…

What Does it Mean to be People of Ancestry?

What does it mean to be ‘People of Ancestry?’ Have you ever explored your family tree, trying to trace your lineage through blood lines? Many are passionate about this work. They love to see how far back they can go, to learn interesting factoids about their ancestors, and to imagine how that ancestry has affected the person they are today.

CALL TO MEETING: REFUGEE SPONSORSHIP

Sunday,  Nov 1st, immediately following the service Based on survey results and an appeal from many interested, the UFP Board has called a Congregational Meeting to decide if we can move forward and begin the process of refugee sponsorship. In preparation, on Sunday, October 25, further printed information will be made available and a table-discussion time after service will address…

Tony Turner In Concert September 26

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…

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

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.

Rev. Julie addresses Peterborough City Council

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.)

2014-15 Annual Report

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.