Jesus' prophetic teachings consistently overturned people's expectations and understanding of what it means to be religious. As Christmas approaches, we'll explore the enduring wisdom of Jesus' life and teachings. This Sunday is also a chance to sing some of your favourite Christmas carols.
My spiritual journey from God to goodness, from evangelical Christianity to spiritual but not religious.
As we welcome new members to our community, let's celebrate the joy of their presence with us and explore how we might live more joyfully every day.
Despite our commitment to diversity and inclusion, sometimes we aren't as welcoming as we hope and intend to be. What might radical inclusion look like for UUCD?
We often present ourselves in different ways depending on our context. Can it be said that we have different “selves” or is there an identity that underlies and pervades the many masks we wear? Let’s explore together personhood and persona, authentic and false selfhood.
We equate courage with great acts of heroism, but courage is more common than we tend to appreciate. There’s a great deal of courage to be found in small and ordinary moments. On this, the day after Remembrance Day, Lucy Sanford will read a sermon, relating to courage, by Rev.Shawn Newton’s entitled “Who Would True Valour See”.
Today, the first Sunday in November, we join many other UU congregations to celebrate All Souls. In this service, we'll honour the loves and losses of our lives, and especially people we love who have died in the last year.
What is evil anyway? Is it a real thing, or an idea, or illusion? What causes evil? What can we do about it? In our times, these questions demand our attention - and our action.
Change is hard for many of us. As we consider potential changes in the congregation as part of growth, how do we balance openness and honouring who we are? How can we remain true to ourselves and at the same time invite others in who have different needs to fill and gifts to offer?
In this brief and provocative session, the history of colonialism and the implications for the Indigenous community will be reviewed. Emphasizing the current reconciliation efforts and inviting participants to take responsibility in Canada’s history by exploring what reconciliation is and what it means to them.
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