Unitarian Universalist Church of Olinda
news of our historic UU church in Ruthven (Kingsville), Ontario

October 2019 Newsletter

September 27th, 2019 . by William Baylis

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Current Sunday Services for 2019

September 24th, 2019 . by William Baylis
Date Speaker Title Musician(s)
Dec. 1 Rev. Rod ESQ Counting Thoughts (RE downstairs) – The adage that it’s the thought that counts opens up the question how exactly are thoughts valuable… and what do they count for?
Baylis-Stone Trio
Dec. 8 Dave Freeman The Story of the Windsor Residence for Young Men(RE downstairs) – Since 2012, Windsor Residence for Young Men (WRYM) has assisted young men 16-24 years of age to leave homelessness behind and build new lives. WRYM provides a supportive functional family atmosphere, delivers individual counselling, and teaches basic life skills. WRYM supports active citizenship, not dependence.
Toni Janik
Dec. 15 Rev. Rod ESQ Lather, Rinse,… (RE downstairs) – Some instructions might be so obvious that they seem unnecessary.  And yet, sometimes it makes sense to take another look at them… just to be sure we understand what they’re all about.
Lorie Lyons
Dec. 22 Rev. Rod ESQ …Repeat (Intergenerational) – The cycles of the year remind us of the value of doing some things more than once.  And as we do so, their meaning can grow – like the slowly-lengthening days.
Toni Janik
Dec. 24 Rev. Rod ESQ Christmas Eve (Evening Service) – A celebration of the Christmas story with readings and singing of our favorite carols.
Karen Miller, Ray Stone
Dec. 29 Congregation Year Endings & Beginnings. (Intergenerational) – Our annual year-end service, with contributed readings, poems and thoughts. Please bring yours to share!
Lorie Lyons
Jan. 5 Rev. Rod ESQ Surprise (Intergenerational) – The unexpected has a way of inviting new visions.  Especially when we expect the unexpected.
Baylis-Stone Trio
Jan. 12 Carrie Ann Peters Teachings from Our Relations – The Cultural Development Coordinator with the Caldwell First Nation will be sharing with us a story of Creation, as well as the 7 Grandfather Teachings.
Toni Janik
Jan. 19 Rev. Rod ESQ A Cluster of Observations (RE Downstairs) – Sometimes a lot comes together all at once, and the ways we stay aware can get complicated.
Lorie Lyons
Jan. 26 Rev. Rod ESQ A Toast (RE Downstairs) – A few words can frame a look at the past – or set the tone for the future.
Baylis-Stone Trio
Feb. 2 Rev. Rod ESQ In Store (RE Downstairs) – The mid-winter time leaves some questions up in the air, and the outlook can be intriguing.
Toni Janik

September 2019 Newsletter

September 7th, 2019 . by William Baylis

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