Answering the Call of Love

From Canadian Unitarians To Our Siblings in Spirit in the USA The Canadian Unitarian Council National Voice Team just released a statement of support with these words: “…we envision a world in which our interdependence calls us to love and justice. We assure you that you are not alone – that we are with you.” Read…

New Blog dedicated to Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova

David Rain has just launched a blog dedicated to the founder of the Unitarian Service Committee (USC Canada), Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova.  The blog is a service to all those who still remember Lotta and who would like to explore in more detail the life of this extraordinary woman and UU heroine. It also serves those who have never heard of…

A Community of Incarnation – December 2016

Incarnation is especially significant for Christians at this time of year, because Jesus’ birth is seen as God becoming human. But, as suggested in its definition, and as is evident in the internet resources found later in this packet, ‘incarnation’ is an important concept in many religions and cultures. Myths abound about gods taking human…

DECEMBER BOOK SELECTION: SAPIENS – BY YUVAL HARARI

Note the December 22nd meeting will be held at the home of Gord & Helen Drew, 408-1742 Ravenwood Drive. This is the book selection for the December meetings of the non-fiction bookclub being held at the home of Gillie Trowbridge, 24 Cricket Place, Peterborough on the 8th & 22nd at 2pm. All are welcome to attend…

Mittens and Greens 2016

This year we have chosen the YWCA Holiday Gift Program as our recipient, and have a family of four to shower with gifts.  They have provided a wish list.   Here’s how this will work: On Sunday, December 4, we’ll have our usual Mittens and Greens ritual.  We are encouraging cash or gift card contributions; any…

UFP Featured on Shining Waters Radio Program

Shining Waters is a weekly show on Trent Radio (92.7 FM in Peterborough ON) exploring religious topics from an interfaith perspective, with a particular focus on religious practice right here in Peterborough.  On October 2nd, Will Pearson visited our service, and the program was aired on Oct 17th.  If you’d like to listen to this…

A Community of Abundance – November 2016

In late October, I traveled to California for a meeting. As we broke through the clouds on descent into San Diego, majestic, chiseled foothills…resplendent even in their dry season brown tones…came into view.  And then came the ocean…expansive, blue, cool, rippled with white caps as far as the eye could see.  From high above, I…

Calling on You… Our Whole Fellowship 2017 Stewardship Campaign

Our 2017 Stewardship campaign is underway!  Now is the time for you and your household to consider how you plan to contribute to the energy and financial well-being of UFP in the coming year. We are asking you to indicate your planned monetary and ‘involvement’ contributions using this confidential UFP Stewardship Survey. Each person of…

Turning Passions to Possibilities

What makes you feel most alive at the Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough? What do you most want to try here next? On Sunday October 23, we gathered after the service (and a delicious lunch made by Marshall Rosenberg and Rev. Julie) for the first in a new series of Community Conversations. This one was about discovering, together, the projects…

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…