Author: Christopher Thomson

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.

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.