Sunday services are at 10:30 am. unless otherwise indicated.
Postponed because of storm to February 3.
This is an annual tradition at UUEstrie, already. A participatory service of gentle but extraordinary movement exercises for all. No better way to get yourself centered.
Our annual Storytelling service, previously scheduled for Jan 20, will now take place on Sunday February 3, and be followed by a potluck lunch after the storytelling. All Welcome to come listen to stories, or tell a story, as well as to stay for potluck lunch.
This will be a participatory gathering in our Stoddard Hall--a drumming circle led by Amy Panetta. Amy is a UU from New Jersey, now living in the Townships. She is a music teacher by profession, and looking forward to leading us in this activity, one of our 'alternate' winter services. Hand drums will be provided, though you may bring your own if you like.
Rev. Mead Baldwin was born and raised in Baldwin's Mills," one of God's most Beautiful places". With post secondary studies in pure and Applied Science, Religious Studies, and Ministry, he was ordained into the United Church ministry in 1979 and served in New Brunswick, and in the Ottawa area before returning to the Townships ten years ago. He is now based in Waterville. Today he will reflect on the wisdom of children.
Henry David Thoreau was part of the Transcendentalist movement in the mid 19th century in Concord, Massachusetts, United States. He spent some time alone in a cabin on Walden Pond reflecting on life, nature, and humankind. Rachel Garber has been a lifelong reader of Thoreau, and has visited Walden Pond twice.
Eric Akbar is a local professional musician and friend of UUEstrie, who is called from time to time to help heal the spirits of those in need. He recently participated in the World Parliament of Religions that was held in Toronto.
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