First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg
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Sunday services are held year-round at 10:30 a.m., followed by refreshments and conversation. We have a dynamic program of Religious Exploration for children and youth, and child care is available. Information about getting here: Get here! Map, parking, transit, and bike information.
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September 24, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.
Service Coordinator Steve Lennon
Resilience can mean "the capacity to endure." How can we use resilience creatively, actively, as a tool for doing more than merely enduring? How can being a part of this Unitarian Universalist community help you become resilient in all aspects of your life?
From the Minister's Study - September, 2017
As you may have already heard, sometime on Saturday, August 12th, our street sign was defaced in black paint with a message of racism and anti-Semitism. In the days following we learned that this was not an isolated incident, and that whoever did it continued down Wellington Crescent and into other areas of Winnipeg. City officials removed the graffiti from our sign as part of their full cleanup effort. I was able to speak with a Winnipeg police officer, who shared that this case is assigned to a major crimes unit that specializes in hate crimes.
Our mayor, Brian Bowman, made a public statement emphasizing that diversity is one of this city's many strengths, and denouncing this act in no uncertain terms. Read Brian Bowman's statement. While this hate crime did not reach our Jewish neighbors across the street, Congregation Shaarey Zedek, the nature of what was written was an attack on them simply for existing. I have reached out to their rabbis to assure them that we continue to be their allies.
This self-directed meditation group is open to all members and friends of the congregation.
- The benefits of meditation are many, which can include cultivating a more peaceful mind, better concentration, a positive outlook on life, and spiritual growth.
- Regular practice is the key, and one goal of the group is to encourage one another in our meditation practice.
- Rotating facilitators will begin each evening with a brief check-in, followed by offering a guided meditation or two.
- Different methods of meditation will be explored and discussed.
The Meditation Group meets the first and third Monday of each month, from 7:00 - 8:30 pm., in the living room of the house at 503 Wellington Crescent. The fall dates are:
- October 2 and 16
- November 6 and 20
- December 4 and 18