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Events under 'Social Justice'
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Social Responsibility

Takes place in the Boardroom
Monday, February 14, 2011 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Amnesty International

Takes place in the Boardroom.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 7:30 pm
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Freedom to Read Week

Freedom to Read Week     Bill Belfontaine & Doug Buck Sunday, February 20-27  The Social Justice Committee will be implementing a Freedom to Read Week in February to encourage members and friends of First to support openly our democratic freedom--the choice of what we read. Year 2011 is the 26th anniversary of the battle against banning, censorship, government cover-up and secrecy at any level. On February 6: A special after-service presentation from the Book and Periodical Council will occur and some "challenged books" will be displayed. Contact Bill Belfontaine (416-925-6458 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak0790234b4a8a7fca7eb92247d34dcfe1').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy0790234b4a8a7fca7eb92247d34dcfe1 = 'whitekn' + '@'; addy0790234b4a8a7fca7eb92247d34dcfe1 = addy0790234b4a8a7fca7eb92247d34dcfe1 + 'istar' + '.' + 'ca'; var addy_text0790234b4a8a7fca7eb92247d34dcfe1 = 'whitekn' + '@' + 'istar' + '.' + 'ca';document.getElementById('cloak0790234b4a8a7fca7eb92247d34dcfe1').innerHTML += ''+addy_text0790234b4a8a7fca7eb92247d34dcfe1+''; ) to discuss The Social Justice Committee will be implementing a Freedom to Read Week in February to encourage members and friends of First to support openly our democratic freedom -- the choice of what we read. Year 2011 is the 26th anniversary of the battle against banning, censorship, government cover-up and secrecy at any level. On February 6: A special after-service presentation from the Book and Periodical Council will occur and some "challenged books" will be displayed. Contact Bill Belfontaine (416-925-6458 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakac3ed0b32ea85633b5f9b94833a0e676').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addyac3ed0b32ea85633b5f9b94833a0e676 = 'whitekn' + '@'; addyac3ed0b32ea85633b5f9b94833a0e676 = addyac3ed0b32ea85633b5f9b94833a0e676 + 'istar' + '.' + 'ca'; var addy_textac3ed0b32ea85633b5f9b94833a0e676 = 'whitekn' + '@' + 'istar' + '.' + 'ca';document.getElementById('cloakac3ed0b32ea85633b5f9b94833a0e676').innerHTML += ''+addy_textac3ed0b32ea85633b5f9b94833a0e676+''; ) to discuss. February 20, 12:15 pm: Presentation by Doug Buck on The Shepherd’s Granddaughter by Anne Laurel Carter, a book about a young Palestinian girl, Amani, who wants to become a shepherd, following in her grandfather’s steps. As years pass, she learns about wolves, a veterinarian, and most seriously, encroaching Israeli settlements that eventually end the family’s farming life. 
Sunday, February 20, 2011 12:15 pm - 12:15 pm
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Social Justice Workshop Series

Social Justice Workshop Series      Margaret Rao If you wish to better understand our current economic and monetary system and what we can do to create a more just and sustainable economy for all, this workshop series is a must. Every second Monday, through March 21 (February 7, 21, March 7, 21), 7:00–8:30 pm. To purchase the primer, Economics For Everyone, sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and to register contact Margaret Rao, Chair, CUSJ Toronto First Chapter, (416-658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakee82fd5bb9bea0949d2191a04c43c427').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addyee82fd5bb9bea0949d2191a04c43c427 = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addyee82fd5bb9bea0949d2191a04c43c427 = addyee82fd5bb9bea0949d2191a04c43c427 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_textee82fd5bb9bea0949d2191a04c43c427 = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloakee82fd5bb9bea0949d2191a04c43c427').innerHTML += ''+addy_textee82fd5bb9bea0949d2191a04c43c427+''; ). If you wish to better understand our current economic and monetary system and what we can do to create a more just and sustainable economy for all, this workshop series is a must. Every second Monday, through March 21 (February 7, 21, March 7, 21), 7:00–8:30 pm. To purchase the primer, Economics For Everyone, sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and to register contact Margaret Rao, Chair, CUSJ Toronto First Chapter, (416-658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak008ed9c96b35ea5f71314777026cc2a0').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy008ed9c96b35ea5f71314777026cc2a0 = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addy008ed9c96b35ea5f71314777026cc2a0 = addy008ed9c96b35ea5f71314777026cc2a0 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text008ed9c96b35ea5f71314777026cc2a0 = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak008ed9c96b35ea5f71314777026cc2a0').innerHTML += ''+addy_text008ed9c96b35ea5f71314777026cc2a0+''; ).
Monday, February 21, 2011 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Every Month until March 21, 2011

Amnesty Letter Writing

Sunday, February 27, 2011 11:30 am
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Social Justice Workshop Series

Social Justice Workshop Series      Margaret Rao If you wish to better understand our current economic and monetary system and what we can do to create a more just and sustainable economy for all, this workshop series is a must. Every second Monday, through March 21 (February 7, 21, March 7, 21), 7:00–8:30 pm. To purchase the primer, Economics For Everyone, sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and to register contact Margaret Rao, Chair, CUSJ Toronto First Chapter, (416-658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakd98931765ade884f6f6928578e7f6215').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addyd98931765ade884f6f6928578e7f6215 = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addyd98931765ade884f6f6928578e7f6215 = addyd98931765ade884f6f6928578e7f6215 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_textd98931765ade884f6f6928578e7f6215 = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloakd98931765ade884f6f6928578e7f6215').innerHTML += ''+addy_textd98931765ade884f6f6928578e7f6215+''; ). If you wish to better understand our current economic and monetary system and what we can do to create a more just and sustainable economy for all, this workshop series is a must. Every second Monday, through March 21 (February 7, 21, March 7, 21), 7:00–8:30 pm. To purchase the primer, Economics For Everyone, sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and to register contact Margaret Rao, Chair, CUSJ Toronto First Chapter, (416-658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakefdd95387166f4359c48eee4c072a6ca').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addyefdd95387166f4359c48eee4c072a6ca = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addyefdd95387166f4359c48eee4c072a6ca = addyefdd95387166f4359c48eee4c072a6ca + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_textefdd95387166f4359c48eee4c072a6ca = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloakefdd95387166f4359c48eee4c072a6ca').innerHTML += ''+addy_textefdd95387166f4359c48eee4c072a6ca+''; ).
Monday, March 07, 2011 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Amnesty International

Our monthly meeting is on Wednesday, March 16 at 7:30 pm when we will continue our focus on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 7:30 pm
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Social Justice Workshop Series

Social Justice Workshop Series      Margaret Rao If you wish to better understand our current economic and monetary system and what we can do to create a more just and sustainable economy for all, this workshop series is a must. Every second Monday, through March 21 (February 7, 21, March 7, 21), 7:00–8:30 pm. To purchase the primer, Economics For Everyone, sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and to register contact Margaret Rao, Chair, CUSJ Toronto First Chapter, (416-658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakfaee2a22c7d8a638f003139800cd46e0').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addyfaee2a22c7d8a638f003139800cd46e0 = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addyfaee2a22c7d8a638f003139800cd46e0 = addyfaee2a22c7d8a638f003139800cd46e0 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_textfaee2a22c7d8a638f003139800cd46e0 = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloakfaee2a22c7d8a638f003139800cd46e0').innerHTML += ''+addy_textfaee2a22c7d8a638f003139800cd46e0+''; ). If you wish to better understand our current economic and monetary system and what we can do to create a more just and sustainable economy for all, this workshop series is a must. Every second Monday, through March 21 (February 7, 21, March 7, 21), 7:00–8:30 pm. To purchase the primer, Economics For Everyone, sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and to register contact Margaret Rao, Chair, CUSJ Toronto First Chapter, (416-658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak40ee9d6b7c4fd6771094c57cd90a5ce8').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy40ee9d6b7c4fd6771094c57cd90a5ce8 = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addy40ee9d6b7c4fd6771094c57cd90a5ce8 = addy40ee9d6b7c4fd6771094c57cd90a5ce8 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text40ee9d6b7c4fd6771094c57cd90a5ce8 = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak40ee9d6b7c4fd6771094c57cd90a5ce8').innerHTML += ''+addy_text40ee9d6b7c4fd6771094c57cd90a5ce8+''; ).
Monday, March 21, 2011 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Every Month until March 21, 2011

Social Responsibility Meeting

Monday, March 21, 2011 7:00 pm
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Amnesty Letter Writing

Letter writing will take place on Sunday, March 27 at 11:30 am. Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak8ad67f59a5c1264805da3fa546f71534').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy8ad67f59a5c1264805da3fa546f71534 = 'tedwood' + '@'; addy8ad67f59a5c1264805da3fa546f71534 = addy8ad67f59a5c1264805da3fa546f71534 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text8ad67f59a5c1264805da3fa546f71534 = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak8ad67f59a5c1264805da3fa546f71534').innerHTML += ''+addy_text8ad67f59a5c1264805da3fa546f71534+''; ).
Sunday, March 27, 2011 11:30 am
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Amnesty International Concert

On Sunday March 27 at 3:30 pm in Sunderland Hall, Amnesty International and the Windermere String Quartet will present The Age of Enlightenment and Human Rights, an afternoon of music and ideas to benefit Amnesty International, hosted by Alexa Petrenko of Classical 96.3 FM. Become immersed in the time of Voltaire and the Philosophers; Beaumarchais’ witty satire of the ruling classes in his daring play, “The Marriage of Figaro”; the genius of Mozart and Beethoven flowering as freelance composers less dependent upon the court; and the great surge toward values of individual freedoms and human rights; talks by philosophers/authors Mark Kingwell and André Gombay; and music from the Golden Age of the String Quartet performed by the Windermere String Quartet on period instruments. Tickets are $50 or $30 for students/seniors and will be available during coffee hour or at http://windermere.braveform.com/docs/boxoffice.html.
Sunday, March 27, 2011 3:30 pm
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Scrupling with Unitarians on Democracy in Canada

Sunday, April 17, 2011, 1:00-2:30 pm.  Sponsored by the Social Justice Committee.  Carolyn Bennett, Liberal MP for St. Paul’s riding, Senator Art Eggleton, Senator Anne Cools and other guests will participate in a serious search for ways to stem the decline of representative democracy.  Pre-registration is required, beginning on Sunday, March 6 during coffee hour and an information session will be held on Sunday, April 3 during coffee hour.  Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak6c3b14c8a58f486a4bf54b5440684f5d').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy6c3b14c8a58f486a4bf54b5440684f5d = 'tedwood' + '@'; addy6c3b14c8a58f486a4bf54b5440684f5d = addy6c3b14c8a58f486a4bf54b5440684f5d + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text6c3b14c8a58f486a4bf54b5440684f5d = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak6c3b14c8a58f486a4bf54b5440684f5d').innerHTML += ''+addy_text6c3b14c8a58f486a4bf54b5440684f5d+''; ).
Sunday, April 17, 2011 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Social Responsibility Committee

Monday, April 18, 2011 7:00 pm
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Demand Dignity

Amnesty Group 142 continues the Demand Dignity campaign focusing on every person’s basic right to live with dignity.  We focus on the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples.  All are welcome to join us for letter writing on Wednesday April 20 at 7:30 pm and Sunday April 24 at 11:30 am.  Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak72bc400e1c31ce18582e9f543dfb90ff').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy72bc400e1c31ce18582e9f543dfb90ff = 'tedwood' + '@'; addy72bc400e1c31ce18582e9f543dfb90ff = addy72bc400e1c31ce18582e9f543dfb90ff + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text72bc400e1c31ce18582e9f543dfb90ff = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak72bc400e1c31ce18582e9f543dfb90ff').innerHTML += ''+addy_text72bc400e1c31ce18582e9f543dfb90ff+''; ).
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 7:30 pm
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Amnesty International

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 7:30 pm
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Amnesty Letter Writing

Sunday, April 24, 2011 11:30 am
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Social Justice Resolution Process

Currently our congregation does not have a formal process in place for establishing a congregational position on social justice issues and concerns.  Over the past year the Social Justice Committee has been developing a Social Justice Resolution Process.  The committee presented the process to our Board in March and it was agreed to present the process to the members of the congregation at our Annual General Meeting. Copies of the process document are available in the church office.  We will also hold information sessions at 12:15 pm on Sundays, April 24 and May 8 to explain the process and answer members’ questions prior to the vote at the AGM.  Please join the discussion.  Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak4e634fc84bc17f6b2fad31c3301a0965').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy4e634fc84bc17f6b2fad31c3301a0965 = 'tedwood' + '@'; addy4e634fc84bc17f6b2fad31c3301a0965 = addy4e634fc84bc17f6b2fad31c3301a0965 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text4e634fc84bc17f6b2fad31c3301a0965 = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak4e634fc84bc17f6b2fad31c3301a0965').innerHTML += ''+addy_text4e634fc84bc17f6b2fad31c3301a0965+''; . Currently our congregation does not have a formal process in place for establishing a congregational position on social justice issues and concerns.  Over the past year the Social Justice Committee has been developing a Social Justice Resolution Process.  The committee presented the process to our Board in March and it was agreed to present the process to the members of the congregation at our Annual General Meeting.Copies of the process document are available in the church office.  We will also hold information sessions at 12:15 pm on Sundays, April 24 and May 8 to explain the process and answer members’ questions prior to the vote at the AGM.  Please join the discussion.  Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakd91d762991b2d61642b6fdf34c692061').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addyd91d762991b2d61642b6fdf34c692061 = 'tedwood' + '@'; addyd91d762991b2d61642b6fdf34c692061 = addyd91d762991b2d61642b6fdf34c692061 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_textd91d762991b2d61642b6fdf34c692061 = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloakd91d762991b2d61642b6fdf34c692061').innerHTML += ''+addy_textd91d762991b2d61642b6fdf34c692061+''; .
Sunday, April 24, 2011 12:15 pm
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Re-Skilling Victory Gardens

Sunday, May 01, 2011 12:00 pm
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Social Justice Resolutions Process

Currently our congregation does not have a formal process in place for establishing a congregational position on social justice issues and concerns. Over the past year the Social Justice Committee has been developing a Social Justice Resolution Process. The committee presented the process to our Board in March and it was agreed to present it to the members of the congregation at our Annual General Meeting. Copies of the process document are available in the church office. We will also hold an information session at 12:15 pm on Sunday, May 8 to explain the process and answer members’ questions prior to the vote at the AGM. Please join the discussion. Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak52ab2317edea8599f684477711c73b5b').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy52ab2317edea8599f684477711c73b5b = 'tedwood' + '@'; addy52ab2317edea8599f684477711c73b5b = addy52ab2317edea8599f684477711c73b5b + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text52ab2317edea8599f684477711c73b5b = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak52ab2317edea8599f684477711c73b5b').innerHTML += ''+addy_text52ab2317edea8599f684477711c73b5b+''; ). Currently our congregation does not have a formal process in place for establishing a congregational position on social justice issues and concerns. Over the past year the Social Justice Committee has been developing a Social Justice Resolution Process. The committee presented the process to our Board in March and it was agreed to present it to the members of the congregation at our Annual General Meeting.Copies of the process document are available in the church office. We will also hold an information session at 12:15 pm on Sunday, May 8 to explain the process and answer members’ questions prior to the vote at the AGM. Please join the discussion. Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak10cf598565c9cad8f86c5eb0fe1690ff').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy10cf598565c9cad8f86c5eb0fe1690ff = 'tedwood' + '@'; addy10cf598565c9cad8f86c5eb0fe1690ff = addy10cf598565c9cad8f86c5eb0fe1690ff + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text10cf598565c9cad8f86c5eb0fe1690ff = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak10cf598565c9cad8f86c5eb0fe1690ff').innerHTML += ''+addy_text10cf598565c9cad8f86c5eb0fe1690ff+''; ).
Sunday, May 08, 2011 12:15 pm
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Green Team Film Presentation

Sunday, May 08, 2011 12:15 pm
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