Topic: Holidays

Letting Go

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 will be retrospective rather than forward-looking. At the beginning of … Continue reading Letting Go

Soaring: A UU Poetry Service

Our traditional first service of the new year will feature UU wordsmiths and their poems that inspire and send us soaring. Service Coordinator: Steve Lennon Join the Service with Zoom >> Connect to the service via Zoom Participate via phone by dialing the Manitoba phone number 204 272 7920 or one of the numbers listed on our Connections page. … Continue reading Soaring: A UU Poetry Service

Reflections of an Ordinary Life: Looking at the Past (2023), and to the Future (2024, and beyond)

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 below me. Service Coordinator: Octavia MacIsaac Sermon Video Order of … Continue reading Reflections of an Ordinary Life: Looking at the Past (2023), and to the Future (2024, and beyond)

Cookies, Carols and Conversation

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.

Season’s Greetings

“Season’s Greetings” is both an unstructured Zoom meeting, and a small gathering at the church, where participants will have an opportunity to chat with one another. Bring your greetings, your cheer, your thoughts about the year past, and your hopes for the year to come. Norm Cobb will host at the church.

A Time for Sweet Surprises

Note the special service time of Saturday, December 24, 2022 at 6 p.m. The poet Margaret Sangster described Christmas as “the time of the year for the sweet surprise.” With the passing years, it becomes harder for many to feel surprised as the Yuletide approaches, and yet we wait and hope. And with some luck, sweet … Continue reading A Time for Sweet Surprises

Evergreentide, Revisited

Take a break from busy holiday preparations and join Steve and the trees, as he revisits Evergreentide, the time when we turn our attentions toward the conifers.     Service Coordinator: Cate Ziegler Join the Service with Zoom >> Connect to the service via Zoom Participate via phone by dialing the Manitoba phone number 204 272 7920 or one of … Continue reading Evergreentide, Revisited