As spring slowly renews the land, what spiritual seeds can we plant in our own lives? How do we find the patience and care to tend to our spiritual needs?
Fiona Heath is the recently appoitnted minister of the UUCD. Her previous duties have included serving as a ministerial intern and then summer minister at the First Untiatrian Congregation of Toronto.
Dr. Hannah Scott is a founding faculty member of UOIT. Her specializations include victimology, statistics, homicide studies, and more recently, the addition of drug courts to the Canadian Legal System. She is a founder and current Director of the Centre for Evaluation and Survey Research (CESR), which provides a full complement of high-quality evaluation and survey research services in a technologically enhanced environment to the university and larger community.
When we see ourselves as ‘the realest, most vivid and important person in existence,’ how can we possibly respect and interact in a meaningful way with the ‘other’? Cheryl, fresh from her stay in Key West and participation in the “One Island Family” UU church, will share her thoughts about the possibility of a world united as one. From a parade on Martin Luther King Day and a MLK service in an AME church…to observing people on the streets of ‘Paradise’ she ponders the question.
Rev. Cheryl Jack is minister emerita of the UUCD. She lives in Beaverton with Andris and new family member, Domino the Shih Tzu. Life in small town Ontario agrees with her and she finds plenty to keep her busy including participation in the work of “Big Sisters of Durham Region”.
Reflecting on Unitarian Universalism as a religion of connection, what stories, what vision, what hope do we offer people in the twenty-first century?
Fiona Heath is our candidate minister and became a UU minister in September 2012. Last year she was the Intern Minister at First Toronto and stayed on as their Summer Minister. Fiona lives in Waterloo with her partner and son.
"Unitarians don’t generally believe that the world was supposed to have ended last year, but we have apocalyptic worries of our own. What can we do to ensure that these visions don’t become a reality? How can we shape the future that we DO want?" Alisa returns to the UUCD today for part two of her thoughts on the global condition. Alisa spoke to the UUCD two years ago on Global Climate Change. Lingering questions about "what can we do?" have led Alisa to develop this sequel talk.
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