SATB who “plays” well with others?

The Occasionals are in search of strong singers in all four parts. We have no Director so your cooperative nature and musical-savvy are required. If you have time for a weekly practice, choral experience, can read music, sing a cappella in four part harmony and appreciate quirky humour and songs from an oral/folk tradition, we…

Natural Death Expo

Saturday, November 5, 10am to 4pm Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga 84 South Service Road, Missisauga Come to explore: green burial options, natural burial grounds, family-centred end of life care options, home funerals, etc. Participants/presenters include: Dying Well Collective, Home Hospice Association, Natural Burial Association, Singing through Life, and more.  Admission is by donation; pay what…

Have You Considered Lay Chaplaincy?

Lay Chaplains are appointed by UU congregations, to provide rites of passage (weddings, funerals, naming ceremonies) to the wider community. They receive training from the CUC to do this special work, and are asked for a commitment of 3 to 6 years. UFP Lay Chaplains receive support and mentoring in their role from their colleague,…

A Community of Rhythm – October 2016

As part of the Pride Parade, here in Peterborough and elsewhere, it is traditional to stop for a moment of silence.  All the music, all the whooping, all the marching, comes to a standstill as we stand to reflect on and remember those whom we have lost to AIDS and homophobia, but whose spirit and…

Call for Nuclear Disarmament

The National Voice Team of the Canadian Unitarian Council has sent a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau urging government leaders to “take a strong position against the proliferation of nuclear weapons at the U.N. General Assembly in October by supporting the resolution establishing a negotiating process that will lead to the abolition of nuclear weapons.” The Peace…

A Community of ‘Return’

Why return?  As I ponder September’s theme, I can’t help but wonder…Why Return? So often our journeys are characterized by our destination. We talk about, and plan for, where we are going and what adventures await us there. The anticipation of the unusual, the enticement of something different, the thrill of the unknown…all of these…