SHOWERED IN SONG: A Musical Evening with Mark Parnis and Lynn Harrison

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Join us Friday, April 24th at 7:30 p.m. at our location at 775 Weller Street for a musical evening with a double bill!  Mark Parnis, a local singer song writer will perform first, sharing new tunes from his not yet released second album.  Our second artist is Lynn Harrison of CBC repute.  With four albums to her name, Lynn has an inspiring selection of tunes to share.  Click here to read more about the performers.

With our concert series, we look forward to soaking in the music as well as connecting with our extended community.  Tickets price is on a sliding scale of $10-20.

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AKI-DIBAAJIMOWIN – THE LAND SPEAKS: AN EVENING OF STORIES OF OUR LAND

Friday, April 17, 7:30pm at UFP

Doug Williams, Elder of Curve Lake, will share stories of this region; where we’ve come from and where we are going – together. We are excited to offer this 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 pay what you can. Doug is a masterful and enchanting storyteller – don’t miss this event!

Doug is a masterful and enchanting storyteller – don’t miss this event!

Introducing Elaine Kempt!

Elaine Kempt

Elaine KemptElaine 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 work experiences have brought her to the Unitarian Fellowship and she looks forward to getting to know us.

Her regular office hours are Tuesday and Fridays from 1-5pm, plus some Monday afternoons. Reach Elaine at unitarianchurch@cogeco.net.

Blue Horse Café a Great Success


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More than 70 members and friends filled our downstairs hall on February 28th for an evening of music, laughter, performance, fellowship and celebration. The 2015 edition of our mostly-annual coffee house, The Blue Horse Café, was a tremendous success.

Some first photos are below. (More to come!)

Thanks to the organizing team of Kathy McLay, Scott Donovan, Kathryn Waugh and Kate King-Fisher; Donna Harris’s Covenant Group for their hours of dedicated work in the kitchen; and many others for their contributions — promotion, tickets, coordinating the performers, sound, lighting and many decorative touches.

And thanks to Dave Wells as emcee, and all the brave and generous performers among us, from seasoned pros to newcomers who dared to take the monthly theme of vulnerability to heart.

This event raised nearly $1,000 for the Fellowship.