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  • Greetings for Rosh Hashanah                   September 20 marked the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and the start of the 10 Days of Repentance. It’s an opportunity to reflect on the year past and ask forgiveness for wrongdoings during this time. Greetings to all celebrating this holiday, and L’shanah tovah—to a good new year.
  • National​ ​Orange​ ​Shirt​ ​Day Saturday,​ ​September​ ​30,​ ​2017 Wear​ ​an​ ​orange​ ​shirt​ ​on​ ​Saturday,​ ​September​ ​30 ​to​ ​walk​ ​with​ ​and​ ​show​ ​your​ ​support​ ​for Indigenous ​and​ ​Non-Indigenous ​reconciliation,​ ​acknowledge​ ​the​ trauma of the Residential​ ​Schools experience​, ​and​ ​affirm​ ​that​ ​Every​ ​Child​ ​Matters. National​ ​Orange​ ​Shirt​ ​Day,​ ​held​ ​on​ ​September​ ​30 ​annually,​ ​is​ ​a​ ​legacy​ ​of​ ​the​ ​St.​ ​Joseph Mission​ ​(SJM)​ ​Residential​ ​School​ ​commemoration​ ​event​ ...
  • CUC Shining Lights program Warm Greetings to All Canadian UU groups from your CUC Congregational Development Staff people: Rev. Linda Thomson & Joan Carolyn. Heartfelt gratitude to everyone for great interaction these past few months. In a variety of settings it has been inspiring to hear the many wonderful stories regarding groups and congregations’ creativity and best practices. Inspiration has been shared regarding ...
  • Central Region Fall Gathering 2017 – Registration Hosted by the Unitarian Fellowship of London | 557 Clark Rd, London | Oct 28, 2017 Program Information here.
  • 2018 CUC Conference: An Invitation to Love and Justice May 18 to 21, 2018, at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario Call for Proposals “As Canadian Unitarian Universalists, we envision a world in which our interdependence calls us to love and justice.” This vision of our national faith community asks us to live this out through actions of love and justice. We are called to work together ...
  • Thinking Ahead to the 2018 CUC Annual General Meeting No, it’s not too early to think about the 2018 AGM. This will be held on Friday, May 18 at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON,as part of the national conference weekend. Here are some things to consider in preparation: Select your congregation’s delegates early. Information about selection and delegates is here Schedule at least one session in ...
  • Rev. Jeffrey Brown Named Minister Emeritus at Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga On Sunday June 4, 2017, at the Annual General Meeting, the Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga voted to designate its former pastor, Rev. Jeffrey Brown, Minister Emeritus. With a near unanimous vote, the motion passed easily. The title of “Minister Emeritus” is granted to honour long service to a congregation. It expresses the congregation’s appreciation for ...
  • Love Will Guide Us A statement from the CUC National Voice team about the violence and white supremacy demonstrations, to UU congregations and communities. The CUC National Voice Team consists of the President of the CUC Board, the President of the UU Ministers of Canada, and the CUC Executive Director. Our hearts are heavy by recent expressions of racist intolerance and ...
  • Goodbye from Ariel Hunt-Brondwin, former CUC Youth and Young Adult Ministry staff “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss I first came across this quote as I was preparing for the 2011 CanUUdle in Toronto. I think it was in an old Pre-Packet or maybe scrawled into a past schedule beside the line for the final closing circle. Either way I was struck ...
  • Canadian UU Historical Society Lecture by Dr. Mark Belletini Every year, the Canadian Unitarian Universalist Historical Society (CUUHS) fulfills the main plank of its mandate by offering a lecture on some aspect of Canadian UU history. The Society has presented 35 lectures to date, dealing with topics such as Universalist heritage, Icelandic Unitarian heritage, and past Executive Directors of the Canadian Unitarian Council reflecting ...

 

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