Autonomy is such a heralded concept in Unitarian Universalism that one can easily overlook the importance of community. As we honour the UU tradition of Flower Communion this Sunday, we will explore how this celebration connects us.
Please remember to bring a flower to contribute to the service if possible.
(Note: This is a multi-generational service; the children stay upstairs for the service.)
How have human relationships in the history of Canada have fallen short? A history of promises made, and of promises broken. A history that started hundreds of years ago, and a history that happened just last week. How can we, as Canadian Unitarian Universalists live into this vision of our world? As we learn about the people with whom we share this country, both those who have been here for centuries, and those only just arriving, can we begin to forge a sense of interdependence?
(This will be a video streamed talk.)
In his presentation about “success”, Peter Lauricella will discuss how interconnected success and failure are, and how one can lead to the other. He will discuss the “right” way to fail and what lessons failure can teach us.
“The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.” –– Ernest Hemingway
In this brief and provocative session, the history of colonialism and the implications for the Indigenous community will be reviewed. It will be 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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