Topic: Spirituality

Growing Edges

Using a term from the art and science of Professional Chaplaincy, “growing edges,” Heather will reflect on some of the growing edges of religion, spirituality and health, and how these intertwine.  She’ll consider the necessity of knowing our own growing edges, and the growing edges of our communities. 

And will … read more.

Does Faith Bring Rewards?

Michael has been studying all beliefs and religions; but wonders:

Have any of us changed in the last few years & how would we know for sure – are we tumbleweeds forever skimming over the desert of life OR are some of us changing and taking root at an … read more.

Many Notions of God

Most religions claim an insight into ultimate reality, which they call God, but we Unitarian Universalists, being creedless, make no such claim. Or do we? 

In our seventh principle, we affirm the existence of the interdependent web of all existence, of which we are a part. 

It is wonderful to welcome Calogero, … read more.

Who’s in – who’s out?

Rev. Roslyn Macgregor, a retired Anglican minister and long-time social activist in Montreal, headed the Mile End Mission for many years. She will draw on her experiences to challenge us to consider about what we think of ourselves and about how we relate to others … read more.

Sacredness of Tears

Our beloved Minister Emeritus, Fred Cappuccino, age 93, will speak on the “Sacredness of Tears.”  As Washington Irving said, “There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.”

And Fred has said that if the people are good he will … read more.

How Lakeshore helped shape me

Larissa Girvan was in Lakeshore UU Congregation’s RE program several years ago, along with some of our other young adults. Lara will reflect on Lakeshore’s influence on her life’s journey, particularly as an elementary school teacher, onher teaching style, and the values she holds today.

She will also speak … read more.

Teaching Trauma-Based Yoga

Traci Williams is certified in trauma-based yoga, along with several other styles, and has taught yoga in Kahnawake for five years, which she considers a privilege. She will speak about what she has learned from her time with the Mohawk, and how they taught … read more.