Author: Christopher Thomson

PLEASE DONATE

Many members and friends prefer to give what they can, when they can throughout the year, by dropping cheques or cash into the Sunday Service collections.  This is now not possible, but, there are currently two ways members and friends of the Congregation can keep … read more.

Mini-Newsletter 2020-04-03

LAKESHORE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION

WE ZOOMED IT!

Many thanks to Gary Spiller for setting up the March 29th Sunday Service by ZOOM and everyone else who helped and participated. Whether we appeared virtually or hung on the phone for an hour and a half, we felt like pioneers of a … read more.

Lakeshore Bulletin 2020-03-22

Cross-congregational check-up – Susan Czarnocki

Wow!  
Just 10 days ago, the lurking curse of Friday-13th came roaring in to change our lives.  Late on Thursday the 12th, the pillars of normalcy came crashing down around us, as school boards, universities, CEGEPS – announced cancellations.  This was followed … read more.

Pandemic – poem by Lynn Ungar

What if you thought of it
as the Jews consider the Sabbath—
the most sacred of times?
Cease from travel.
Cease from buying and selling.
Give up, just for now, 
on trying to make the world
different than it is. 
Sing. Pray. Touch only those
to whom you commit your life.
Center down.
 
And when your … read more.

Lakeshore Coronavirus Precautions

Dear Members and Friends of Lakeshore UU Congregation,

Our Lakeshore UU community is vital to our lives. So in the context of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic and current Public Health authority directives, the Board has decided to establish the following prevention guidelines, in case … read more.

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.