One hundred years ago, working women and men staged strikes across Canada (with its epicentre in Winnipeg) in protest against unemployment, inflation, bad work conditions, low wages and in favour of collective bargaining. Management and government responded with massive obstruction and violence. It would take … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Steven Epperson
Steven Epperson is the Parish minister.
Our pledge drive kick-off lifts up and celebrates the vision of our congregation and its future. More than ever, the importance of a self-defining, self-governing and self-financing congregation strikes me as both visionary and essential for sustaining the deeper meaning and purpose of our community … read more.
As Women’s History month comes to an end, we’ll be looking at two significant women: Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley—mother and daughter—and the extraordinary legacy of their lives and writing. Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the Rights of Women, 1792, was a ground-breaking work that resonates today; … read more.
While sharing core values, Unitarians, worldwide, are noted for theological diversity that ranges from pagan spirituality to secular humanism. We’ll be looking at a rich source drawn from our theological diversity, called “religious naturalism.”
While viewing that the natural world is all we have reason to … read more.
Claiming not to have all the answers to life’s question means Unitarians have tended to value creativity in our theology, congregational life, and in our homes, work and personal lives. Thinking, wondering, imagination, fluidity, and awe are hallmarks of creativity and our Unitarian way.
Let’s celebrate … read more.
Unitarians are blessed and challenged, to an unusual degree in the religious world, with a full-spectrum of sources that enliven, inform and provoke our personal faith and our religious communities.
We’ll look again at these and some, perhaps, unexpected places for insight into our religious quest … read more.
“To continue steadfastly at something…”. That is what we’ll be exploring during this all-congregation, First Sunday worship service. In a time full of distractions, in cultures that pump out fads, fashions and makeovers, is there a place and value in our lives for persisting in … read more.
On this “bring a friend Sunday,” we’ll take a look at what it is that draws and keeps us committed to our faith tradition. There’s got to be things about being Unitarians we value, and wish other people knew.
Let’s count the ways and see … read more.
The principle and practice of providing sanctuary has been a lesser known but core feature of the religious vision from the beginnings of cultures down to the present.
Exploring the rites and right of sanctuary is a fitting way to commemorate this year’s Martin Luther … read more.