Sunday Services

Services begin at 10:30am

 

June

 

This month’s theme is Blessing

Sunday Services – start at 10:30 AM 

All Sunday Service programming for children, youth and adults begin at 10:30 AM

If you are new and have children or Youth, please arrive earlier – so you can be welcomed and orientated to the various programming available.

June 16 – Flower Communion, Rev. Karen Fraser Gitlitz & Peter Slade

Bring a flower to the flower communion and take home a different one. In between, we will admire the beautiful bouquet that is created when all our flowers are joined together. Yup, it’s a metaphor!

This is an intergenerational service, with children joining us at the beginning and the end for the flower communion. While they do their own thing, we’ll remember the Čapeks, the originator (Norbert) and promoter (Maja) of this distinctly Unitarian ritual and the values and ideals they promoted.

Please bring a flower to the service.

2nd Hour – Choose between coffee hour and Pride bicycle decoration  – Our theme for our participation in this year’s pride parade is “Pride on wheels.” Make decorations for your own or another’s bike, trike or other wheeled conveyance! Sponsored by the Children’s Program

 

June 23 – 11 am Congregational Picnic  *Note special start time of 11 am!!!*

Celebrate the beginning of summer with our annual all-ages picnic!  Join us on the lawn (or inside if it is raining) for food and fun — conversation, games, special activities for the children, and a BBQ’d hot dog.

The children’s program is offering regular, gluten-free and vegetarian hot dogs and buns with all the trimmings.

You are invited to bring a side dish or dessert. Invite your friends!

 

June 30 – NO Service this Sunday

July & August

There are no services on long weekends over the summer.

Photo Credit: Tourism Saskatoon

Sunday Services – start at 10:30 AM

Our summer services, tend to be smaller, more conversational and a great opportunity to get to know others in a relaxed environment. There is no dedicated children or youth programming in July & Aug.

July 7 – Come and Sing, with Kathryn Green

Whether you love to sing or you feel shy  but curious about singing–this morning is for you! Kathryn will teach some simple, uplifting songs that are accessible to all, no prior singing experience or music reading abilities required. 

 

July 14 – Story Circle, with storyteller – Chris Lindgren

Take a look at any art discipline these days, and it seems that many artists are identifying as  “storytellers”. The practice of storytelling is either hugely important, or else the word itself has lost meaning. At the same time, look at how people use the word “myth”: it is either a story of great cultural significance or it is an untruth that needs to be constantly dispelled. Knowing this, where do we begin if we yearn to tell and listen to stories? In this service we will explore stories and the art of storytelling together in a welcoming circle. 

July 21 – The Courage to Be Disliked – Sage & Glen Baxter

Do you want to determine the direction of your own life, free from the shackles of past traumas and the expectations of others?  In their book, Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga discuss the theories of Alfred Adler through a series of dialogues between a philosopher and his young student.  Come join Sage and Glen Baxter as we role play and discuss key passages from this life-changing book.

 

July 28 – Writing as a Spiritual Practice – Kathie Cram

Aug 4 – NO Service

Aug 11 – Fun at the Farm of Ken & Pat Crush 

Come to rural Saskatchewan, to the farm/ranch, walk our trails, or take a horse drawn wagon ride, listen to the birds, sit around a bonfire roasting hotdogs/marshmallows, walk in the tall grass (we will tick you off before you leave), come for moments of spiritual reflection, all ages, come! For directions to Pat & Ken’s farm, email the office or Ken.

 

Aug 18 – Drum circle – with Chris Richards

Aug 25 – ‘Meaty’ topic – with Janice Braden

Sep 1 – NO Service

2nd Hour

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

After tea & coffee join in one of the after-service activities. This time is a great way to get to know people and to explore topics in more depth.

Explorations

Each month we focus on a theme, which we explore in our Sunday Services, in small groups, and in a variety of workshops and other offerings. 

The themes for 2018-19 are:

September – Welcome

October – Courage

November  – Power

December – Mystery

January – Intention

February – Renewal

March – Balance

April – Emergent

May – Creativity

June – Blessing

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