Writers such as Christopher Hitchens and Richard Dawkins argue that some forms of religion violate the rights of children by indoctrinating them into a particular religious faith and depriving them of the opportunity to make their own free inquiry later in life. Anne shares her story of growing up in a fundamentalist religion, eventually leaving it and the impact it had on her faith and family ties.
Anne Bokma is a full-time freelance writer and editor, Anne writes for many of Canada's major magazines, including Canadian Living, Homemakers, More, Today's Parent, Chatelaine and MoneySense.
To what, or to whom, do I belong? It's a challenging question, and in this service we'll explore the diversity of our responses.
Rev. Carly Gaylor, Executive Director of the Welcome Inn Community Centre, Hamilton, ON, will be the speaker this morning.
Come to UUCD for a morning of stimulating words, and music for your heart and mind.
Note: Installation of our new Board as part of the service and Congregational Meeting at 12:30 pm to consider a resolution to reduce the size of the Board of Directors. A quorum is needed so please plan to attend.
On this Thanksgiving Sunday, Cheryl ponders the fact that blessings in abundance are ladled out to the people of the West and yet seemingly withheld from much of the developing world. When there is such inequity between us and them.... can we come to our heavily laden table with indifference?
Drummond White will read from a sermon by the Unitarian Minister Rev. Bruce Clear of All Souls Unitarian Church, Indianapolis.
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