Topic: Spirituality

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.

Consciousness: Mystery or Chemistry

What does the word  consciousness trigger in your mind:  curiosity,  indifference?

At some level do you sense that consciousness is like heart-beats, and breathing:  the very stuff of life, not needing further explanation?   Or do you consider that we are just barely beginning  the process of … read more.

Albino Rabbits

Gabor gave this sermon at Lakeshore UU Congregation seventeen years ago. In case you missed it or you have joined our community since then, he will deliver it again. 

It explores the question: “Where do ethical rules come from?”

Service Leader: Christopher ThomsonMusician: Kerry-Anne KutzChalice Lighter: Cormac LutesHospitality: TBC

Tales from a Book of Life: Reflections

This is the third part of Michael’s trilogy. The pattern is broadly as before: a set of international tales is used to explore our collective spirituality. The tales are followed by another mysterious spiritual question.

Today’s tales, sometimes amusing but all intriguing, are from the exotic … read more.

Personal Identity

Ariel’s service “will include an interesting twist on the sermon delivery many of us are used to. The structure will be a philosophical congregation-wide discussion regarding the problem of personal identity.

The discussion will touch on the individual’s sense of self, as well as how it … read more.

Every Moment Counts

We are responsible for the present moment. Everyone can change small things in a way that is empowering.

Denise Stillman, entrepreneur, mother, and immigrant, will tell us about her spiritual journey, and how she battles her dark feelings by sabotaging them and turning … read more.

“In the doing, we become”

From Whom am I led? To Whom do I Serve?

Vivianne will give a glimpse into the journey of where her personal life intersects with her professional life – And in so doing – her spirituality is defined as a political statement. She believes in … read more.