“The vocabulary of a religious faith once seemed dead to me,” writes Kathleen Norris, who conceded that, even after returning to church, “I’d run into barriers, words that seemed like mental roadblocks.” This is familiar territory for many of us. Sacred words may scare us, … read more.
On December 7, 2023, four members of this congregation attended, in different capacities, the All Partner Gathering of signatories of the Winnipeg Indigenous Accord at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Our church is one of 243 signers in this city. Come find out what … read more.
“I’m just not that interesting.” This phrase, spoken by a patient to whom I was to provide a spiritual care intervention, resonated deeply with me. At 85 years-old, this person, at the twilight of their life, assessed the whole of their 85 years in a … read more.
It is often asserted that stained glass appeared in medieval churches as a means to illustrate the stories of the Bible for a largely illiterate audience, but I’ve never been satisfied with this explanation. It somehow minimizes the value of the art and its meaning. … read more.
“Sometimes he went to church – preferably to the Unitarian Meeting House, where ideas, not emotions, were exploited,” wrote novelist Laura Goodman Salverson about her father, Larus. Our congregation is distinctive among Unitarian Universalist congregations, but not quite unique, in having been first established among … read more.
When asked about Unitarianism, a good many of us will use “not” in our answer. We are NOT this, or NOT that. But what are we? Where is the ground on which we stand?
Service Coordinator: Steve Lennon
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It’s hard to move forward if you’re mired in your own past. This is as true for communities as it is for individuals. The more people focus on old conflicts and grievances and disappointments, real or imagined, the more likely it is that their efforts … read more.
Meanderings on an everyday life as lived in Canada 2023 as a Unitarian Universalist and as a Canadian. Also as a sibling, an aunt, a widow, an apartment dweller living 16 plus floors up, with St. Boniface in the short distance and The Forks almost … read more.
Note that this service starts at 2 p.m.
Join us in person for an informal get-together with cookies, carols, and conversation as we celebrate togetherness and the many meanings of Christmas.
Service Leader and Coordinator: Dan LeDuc
Zoom will not be available for this service.