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…

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…