Jan 3 Making Room For What’s To Come
Presenter: David Thompson
Join us in exploring UU Paganism and fire ceremonies. As is our tradition, we will have a ceremony inviting you to reflect on the year that has just passed for you, and symbolically burn up that which you want to leave behind.
Jan 10 All Nations Hope AIDS Network
Presenter: Margaret Poitras
ANHN was established as a collective of Indigenous people, organizations, and agencies who care about HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C among First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people in Saskatchewan. ANHN envisions healthy individuals and communities where the physical, spiritual, and social needs of Indigenous people living with and affected by HIV, and Hepatitis C are met, and where they are meaningfully involved in decision-making processes that affect their lives.
Potluck lunch to follow service
Jan 17 Creative Kids — Expanding Opportunities for Children
Presenter: Shawn Bauche
Artistic and cultural activities help kids express themselves, explore passions, meet friends and develop self-esteem. Creative Kids is a charitable program that funds children with financial barriers so they can participate in creative activities. Established in 2010, Creative Kids has helped more than 3900 children and youth try dance, art, drama and music and given them optimism for the future.
Jan 24 James Reeb — Famous Unitarians Series
Presenter: Deb Barton
James Reeb (Jan.1, 1927 – Mar. 11, 1965) was an American Unitarian Universalist minister and civil rights activist. While participating in the Selma Voting Rights movement in Selma, Alabama in 1965, he was murdered by white segregationists, dying of head injuries in hospital two days after being severely beaten.
Jan 31 Our Spirits Long to be Made Whole: An Exploration of Unitarian Spiritualities
Reverend Karen Fraser Gitlitz
We Unitarians can be a quirky bunch. Some of us are here because we’re excited to find a secular community that is more than a club. Others of us are longing for a truly liberal religion. Some describe themselves as spiritual but not religious and others as religious but not spiritual. And for a few, we’re here because there is nowhere else for us to go. Getting the “mix” of services right for this group of humanists, mystics, naturalists, atheists, theists, agnostics, contemplatives and social activists can be a challenge, that’s for sure! One area that has seen a lot of growth in the past decade is “Unitarian spirituality.” What does a Unitarian approach to spirituality look like, and what does it add to our “mix”?