Tuesday, 25 April 2017 à 7 pm:   Rev. Carole Martignacco, “12 Steps to a Compassionate Life: Steps 9 & 10”

12 Steps to a Compassionate Life Discussion Series with Rev. Carole Martignacco Based on the book 12 Steps to a Compassionate Life, a TED project by leading scholar of religion Karen Armstrong.

April 25: Steps 9 & 10: Concern for Everybody; Knowledge. May 2: Steps 11 & 12: Recognition; Love Your Enemies.

Tuesdays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at UUEstrie, 201 Main, North Hatley. (en anglais) All are welcome. Book: $20. Suggested donation: $5/session. Registration strongly encouraged. ... (more)

Downstairs, in Stoddard Hall

Thursday, 27 April 2017 à 7:00 pm:   Poets, “Poetry Coffee House”

UUEstrie and Black Cat Books are partnering to host a Poetry Coffee House in celebration of Poem-in-your-Pocket Day, April 27. It’s in Stoddard Hall at UUEstrie, 201 Main St., North Hatley. The doors open at 7 p.m., and the program begins at 7:30 p.m. Hear a variety of poets reading their work, and if you wish, bring a favourite poem in your pocket to share. It could be a poem you wrote, or one by someone else. Refreshments are available at a modest cost. Admission is by donation. Persons who ... (more)

Downstairs, in Stoddard Hall

Saturday, 29 April 2017 à 10:30 am:   , “Spring Cleanup Day #2”

It's that time again, with lots of big and small cleanup chores still to do, in and around our meetinghouse. Join us anytime after 9 am for fellowship and good feelings from giving the place a little shine. A list of chores needing doing and tools for doing so will be available. Questions? Speak to Mary Lynn Ross, or Keith Baxter.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 à 10:30 am:   Rev. Brendan Hadash, “Love in the Bible”

Thomas Jefferson was a Unitarian. He did not believe that Jesus was God, nor that Jesus performed miracles. He did however believe that Jesus was a great spiritual teacher. So he took the New Testament and, with a razor, cut out everything that Jesus said or taught and pasted it into one book he called, “The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth". Amazon still sells this 'Jefferson bible'.

Brendan will share a 'Brendan Bible', a few passages he has found personally meaningful and upliftin ... (more)

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Welcome!

Greetings from UUEstrie, a spiritual community that first gathered in the village of North Hatley back in 1886, as the First Universalist Church of North Hatley.

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Principles and Sources of our religious faith  (Canadian Unitarian Council)

Video of the dedication of Stoddard Hall, in 1991

A YEAR ROUND PROGRAM

Sunday Services

Services are at 10:30 Sundays throughout the year, with a break during the last week in December and first in January. From April through November our services are held in the historic sanctuary, and during winter months in Stoddard Hall on the lower level. Members and visitors enjoy a time of fellowship with coffee, tea and refreshments following each service.

Children’s Religious and Spiritual Exploration (RE)

Children are welcomed every Sunday.
Our program is based on the UU 7 principles, mainly emphasizing the inherent worth and dignity of everyone. The morning curriculum is inspired from various sources, including: We Believe: Learning and Living Our UU Principles, Ann Fields and Joan Goodwin, editors; Circle Round by Starhawk; and A Tapestry of Faith, from the UUA. Read more…

How to get here:

North Hatley is a small village located around the north end of Lake Massawippi, about 15 minutes drive south from Sherbrooke, Québec, and 30 minutes drive north from the U.S. border at Derby Line, Vt.

FROM SHERBROOKE/LENNOXVILLE: Go south on Route 143 for 6 kms. Turn right onto Route 108 and go 14 kms. At the stop sign, turn left onto Main Street. You are in North Hatley. Cross the bridge and turn right. UUEstrie, 201 Main Street, will be on the left, at the corner of Gagnon Street. If the street begins to go up hill, you have gone too far.

FROM MONTREAL: Take Autoroute 10 East to Autoroute 55 South. Take the exit for St. Catherine de Hatley, route 108. Go east on Route 108 until you reach North Hatley. At the stop sign, continue straight on Main Street. Cross the bridge and turn right. UUEstrie, 201 Main Street, will be on your left, at the corner of Gagnon Street. If the street begins to go up hill, you have gone too far.

FROM VERMONT: Take I-91 North to the border where it becomes Autoroute 55 North. Continue on Highway 55 for 29 kilometres. Take the exit for St. Catherine de Hatley, route 108. Go east on Route 108 until you reach North Hatley. At the stop sign, continue straight on Main Street. Cross the bridge and turn right. UUEstrie, 201 Main Street, will be on your left, at the corner of Gagnon Street. If the street begins to go up hill, you have gone too far.

Bishops University Campus Ministry

Soulful Sundown evening gatherings are offered regularly on the Bishop’s University campus, Lennoxville, led by one of our Lay Chaplains, Keith Baxter, who is also a Bishop’s faculty member. We serve an ever changing but always searching group of openhearted and questioning young adults. With informal worship in words, silence and song, we share ideas, dreams and hopes, seeking meaning in a spirit of freedom and fellowship. See the current flyer with the schedule for Soulful Sundown or contact Keith Baxter (see “Home/Contact“)

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