Author: Christopher Thomson

Searching for Justice and Fairness

On the first service of 2020, a Commentary by Susan Czarnocki

Land-claims once again became ‘top-of-the-news’ for a day on December 20th,  when the CBC carried a story on an investigation by a British Newspaper concerning notes related to the RCMP protection of the … read more.

Merry, Happy Whatever

2019 Christmas Eve Candlelight Service – Meditation by Timothy Byrnes

Merry, Happy …. Whatever
Unpacking the meaning of the holidays can be quite the endeavour

A time of great joy and giving
But also a time of sadness
Bringing realization to what feels missing

For Christians, it is a sacred … read more.

Caged Bird

Today, we begin another year of celebrating our lives together, sharing our thoughts and feelings, our joys and sorrows. I have chosen this morning to celebrate the life and words of an inspiring Afro-American poet, Maya Angelou. I’ll start with a thumbnail portrait. 

She … read more.

Pact for Transition

A Pact for the Transition – from Words to Action

At the end of 2018, our Québec artistic community has announced le Pacte pour la Transition which combines a personal commitment to reducing our ecological footprint and slowing global warming with a vigorous lobby to press … read more.

2019 Stewardship Report

Summary: Investments, income & expenditures ALL DOWN.

Last year, investments were up markedly although income and expenditures were both on a continuing downward trend.

So this year is the first recent year where our investments have declined over the year, due to stock market drops in the … read more.

Water: As Life Streams On

Leonardo da Vinci believed that water was to the world as our blood is to our body. It is a vehicle of nature and connects all to all. Streams, rivers, seas and oceans all speak to the flows of energy and connection through our lives … read more.