On this first Sunday of a New Year, our thoughts turn within and beyond with questions and hope. We wonder who we are, what will happen in 2019, and what we intend to work on and achieve. Join us for a celebration of new beginnings, … read more.
Topic: Global Issues
Issues of globalization, refugees etc.
What did Egyptian border guards say to Mary, Joseph and their infant son when they fled a murderous tyrant and sought refuge in the land of Egypt?
In an age when millions are on the road and high seas in search for a better world, … read more.
Seventy years ago the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations, with Canada voting in support. But to what extent have we realized the Declaration’s just and lofty principles, and how can we work towards a Canada, and a world, in … read more.
We live in a world of seeds. They support our diets, economies and civilizations. They are objects of beauty and evolutionary wonder. We’ll be surprised and awed by how they’ve shaped the world and human history. A good way to prepare for this year’s Advent … read more.
Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it,” wrote Norman Maclean. Rivers figure prominently in the religious traditions of the world. They pulse through First Nations cultures. Many name themselves after them and their treasured historic and cultural ties.
Join us … read more.
It’s no secret that we’re contending with a world awash in bullying, post-truth, and alternative facts. Unitarians are committed by covenant to a “free and responsible search for truth and meaning.”
We’ll look at what’s being called the new war on truth and consider how we … read more.
In the wake and ripples of #metoo and #timesup, and the rising tide of men’s rights activists and incels, what does it mean to Reimagine Masculinity, as a recent conference in Victoria encouraged? What does it mean now to be a boy or a man, … read more.
Home is where the heart is, and there is no place like home. So what happens when one’s place of refuge is no longer safe?
Laureen will explore how changing expectations, technology, good intentions, and competing priorities can have devastating results for homeowners and tenants. She … read more.
Democracy, the kind we thought would be alive and well as we approach the third decade of the 21st century, seems to be struggling in some surprising (and not-so surprising) places world-wide.
Unitarians, by principle, claim it as one of our core values. Do we know … read more.