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.
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.
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.
Cross-congregational check-up – Susan Czarnocki
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.
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.
And when your … read more.
Dear Members and Friends of Lakeshore UU Congregation,
Our Lakeshore UU community is vital to our lives. So in the context of the 2020-2021 coronavirus pandemic and current Public Health authority directives, the Board has decided to establish the following prevention guidelines, in case … read more.
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.
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.
2019 Christmas Eve Reflections by Paul Sullivan: Each night a child is born is a holy night …
Compiled by Rabbi Sherril Gilbert firstname.lastname@example.org
Inspired by R’ Chava Bahle, R’ Debra Orenstein, & R’ Avraham Greenbaum, Margaret Wheatley; Judaism Unbound podcast, and R’ Hannah Dresner.
Sermon given at the Lakeshore UU Congregation – 24 November 2019
So there is this … read more.