Author: Christopher Thomson

2020 Pledge Appeal

You can contribute by cheque, post-dated cheques (mailed to LUUC 5065, rue Sherbrooke, Lachine, QC H8T 1H9) or by eTransfers to lakeshoretreasury@gmail.com or by going to our website luuc.org/ to donate via PayPal.

2020 Stewardship Report

Lakeshore is ending its 2019-2020 Financial Year (FY) on 30 April under the exceptional and stressful circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic. However, as a community, we have shown great resilience and have come together through on-line services initiated and organized by Gary Spiller on the … read more.

2020-2021 Board Election

For the first time, the annual Board of Directors election was held on-line via the Zoom application after the end of the 26 April 2020 Sunday Service.

Were elected unanimously:

President (for a two-year term) – Susan … read more.

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 three ways members and friends of the Congregation can keep the … read more.

The Everything Seed

The Everything Seed, a short film based on Rev. Carole Martignacco’s poem of the same name, touches on life for our Lakeshore SE Youth and Kids during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown.

Growing Edges

Sermon by Rev. Dr. Heather Fraser Fawcett, 2020-04-05

*Margaret Atwood has written that “ in the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell of dirt.”

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell of dirt.

Let’s ponder that for … 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.