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Cross-Canada Unitarian Online Services

Worship, Coffee Hours, Meditations, Multi-generational, Community Chats, Song…

Last updated by Keith Wilkinson, Vancouver Unitarians, 8 Apr 2020

Left Saskatoon;  Right First Toronto 

UU’s from across Canada may want to look in on what is happening at congregations in other communities. Following is a list of 20 Canadian UU congregations who are meeting electronically using zoom, YouTube, FaceBook and other online platforms (listed from East to West).  Website and email addresses are listed to help ensure access to the most current information. Times are for the sponsoring group!

 

Congregation Day, Local Time & Type of Meeting Website links
Halifax UUs, NS Sun, 1030 – 1130 AM AT, Service UUHalifax zoom
Fredericton UU Fellowship, NB Sun, 1030 – 1130 AM AT, Service Contact [email protected] (before 10:15 on Sunday, if possible), for information on how to connect.
UU Estrie North Hatley, QC Sun, 1030 – 1130 AM ET, Service UUEstrie North Hatley

zoom

Kingston Unitarian Fellowship, ON Sun, 1000 – 1030 AM ET, RE

Sun, 1030 – 1130 AM ET, Service

Plus various weekly times

Email for online info

Via zoom

Peterborough Unitarian Fellowship, ON Sun, 1000 – 1100 AM ET, Service

Daily – Various other zoom events: Journeys, Music Circles, Sing Along…

PUF Online Event links

zoom

First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa, ON Sun, 1030 – 1130 AM ET, Service

Sun, 200 – 400 PM ET, Youth Grp

Sun, 1130 – 1230 AM ET, Coffee Hr

Thurs, 700 – 830 PM ET, Song Circle

FUCO FaceBook

Youth grp requests:

Coffee hour requests  

First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto, ON Sun, 1030 – 1130 AM ET, Service

Sun, 1130 AM – 1 PM ET, Coffee Hr

Chalice Gatherings:
Tues, 12 noon ET – Rev Shaun Newton

Thurs, 730 PM ET – Rev Lynn Harrison

First Toronto Unitarians

zoom & YouTube options

Unitarian Fellowship of NW Toronto, ON Sun, 1030 AM – 1200 noon ET, Service UFNWT zoom
Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga, ON Sun, 1030 – 1130 AM ET, Service

Plus various weekly times

UUCM Event Calendar

Via zoom

Winnipeg UUs, MB Sun, 1030 – 1130 AM CT, Service FUUCWinnpeg  zoom
Saskatoon Unitarians, SK Sun, 1030 -1130 AM CT, Service

Sun, 1130 AM – 1230 PM, CT, Coffee Hr

Saskatoon Unitarians

zoom & FaceBook options

Edmonton Unitarians, AB Sun, 1030 AM – 1130 AM MT, Service

Tues, 7 PM – 8 PM MT, Coffee Hr

Edmonton Unitarians

Zoom and podcasts

Westwood Unitarians,
Edmonton, AB
Sat 300 PM MT, Stories

Sun 1030 AM MT, Service

Wed 1000 AM MT, Chat

Westwood Unitarians

Westwood Online Calendar

zoom

Calgary Unitarians, AB Sun, 10 – 1030 AM MT, Pre-Coffee Hr

Sun, 1030 – 1130 AM MT, Service

Sun, 1130 AM – 1 PM MT, Post-Coffee Hr

Calgary Unitarians

zoom

Beacon Unitarian Congregation,
New Westminster, BC
Sun, 1030 AM – 1130 AM PT, Service Beacon Unitarians, zoom
Vancouver Unitarians, BC Sun, 1100 AM – 1200 PM PT, Service

Sun 1200 – 1 PM PT, Coffee Hr

Tues 700 – 900 PM PT, Neighbourhood Grps

Wed 1000 – 1130 AM PT, Books & poems

Wed 300 – 430 PM PT, Minister’s Tea

Thurs 200 – 300 PM PT, zoom practice

Vancouver Unitarians Service

Zoom , YouTube, and podcast options

Northshore UUs, West Van, BC Sun, 1030 – 1130 AM PT, Service North Shore Unitarians
YouTube & Slido
First Unitarian Church of Victoria, BC Sun 1030 -1130 AM PT Service Zoom and Facebook
Request Access
  Mon-Sat 830 -930 AM PT, Social Justice Storytime Request zoom access via EVENTS CALENDAR
  Mon 7 – 8 PM PM PT, Men’s Group Request zoom access via EVENTS CALENDAR
  Tue 1 PM – 2 PM PT, Guided Indigenous Film Discussion Series Request zoom access via EVENTS CALENDAR
  Tue 8:30 – 9030 PM PT, Parent and Caregiver Check-in  Request zoom access via EVENTS CALENDAR
  Monthly, TBA, Soul Matters soul matters link
  Wed 1:30 – 3:30 PM PT, Women’s’ Group Request zoom access via EVENTS CALENDAR
  Monthly TBA Book Club Request zoom access via EVENTS CALENDAR
  Tuesdays TBA  Request zoom access via EVENTS CALENDAR
Nanaimo Unitarians, BC Sun, 1100 AM – 1200 PM PT, Service FUFON zoom
Comox Valley Unitarians, BC Sun, 4 PM – 5 PM PT, Gathering CVUF zoom
Canadian Unitarian Council

Staff are distributed across Canada and are online.

Many zoom webinars and round tables. Various days, topics, and styles.
CUC led in introducing zoom to Canadian congregations.
CUC zoom Calendar…AND

Resources for congregations with sub-folders on:

Virtual meeting resources.

Interactive spreadsheet

*Note: Times posted are those for the host congregation, so you may have to do some math or geography to get the times right for you! 

AT=Atlantic Time; ET=Eastern Time; CT=Central Time; MT=Mountain Time; PT=Pacific Time.

Vibrant UU global communities during a time of pandemic

Unitarian centres around the globe are switching to online services to continue worship and community engagement during the current coronavirus pandemic. In most cases, we’re interested in maintaining strong connection and support for people in our immediate geographic community, but we are also part of a global community. Outlined below are some of the many online services  currently available. In most cases you can just drop in, but in some instances, you may need to be invited. For a taste of the richness of the UU community world-wide, check some of these out!

International UU Online Services – Spring 2020

Worship, Chat, Meditation, Multigenerational…

Last updated by Keith Wilkinson, Vancouver Unitarians, Canada, 6 Apr 2020

Here is a partial and constantly changing list of international UU congregations that are meeting online using zoom, YouTube, FaceBook and other live-streaming services. Website and email addresses are listed to help ensure access to the most current information. Times are for the sponsoring group!

Australia, New Zealand & CLF Day, Local Time & Type of Meeting Website links
Norwood, Southern Australia Sun, 1030 AM, ACST SAUC Webpage, Facebook
Auckland, New Zealand Daily, 1100 AM, Virtual Morning Tea AucklandUC  zoom
Church of the larger fellowship Long-standing online programs for UUs. CLFUU Webpage
European Congregations Day, Local Time & Type of Meeting Website links
UK 2020 Annual Conference – Online Wed, 8 Apr 2020, 6:45 pm Greenwich time,
10:45 AM Pacific time
UK Annual Conference info 
St Mark’s Unitarian Church
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Sun, 11 AM, GMT, Service SMUCE

Zoom

Roslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, UK Sun, 11 AM, GMT, Service RHUC, YouTube
Other UK Congregations – Various online services, live and pre-recorded, are offered by different UK congregations. Visit individual websites for best information.

You can also try the UK Unitarian Online Services   which leads most often to FaceBook accounts for the named congregations.

Further queries or updates by Email to UK Unitarian Information Officer

[email protected]

Search here for information on specific UK congregations:   UK Unitarians Find a Congregation

 

 

International Unitarian Church of Prague, Czech Republic Wed, 7-8 PM, Czech time, Discussion  IUCP zoom or Email

[email protected]

USA Congregations Day, Local Time & Type of Meeting Website links
UUA The UUA offers many resources related to online worship, but doesn’t currently have a page listing all congregations with online services. If you’re thinking about dropping in on an online service/discussion in a community of interest to you, just find the website for that community and look directly there for what they have to offer. Below are examples of active congregations in Western, Central, and Eastern USA. UUA Resources

 

Live streaming technical tips

WESTERN –
First Unitarian Church of Portland, OR
Sun, 1005 AM, PT FUCP web or Live via BoxCast, YouTube, Facebook
CENTRAL –
Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church,
Kansas City, KS
Daily online Evening Fellowships 5:30 PM

Daily Children’s Online Programming

KansasCity

Online schedule

EASTERN –
All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation,
New York City, NY, USA
Daily remote programming. Sign up to receive emails from All Souls, including instructions for remote programming. Sign up
  • GMT = Greenwich Mean Time. Posted times are those of the sponsoring congregation.