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Sun. 20 Feb, 2011 - Sat. 26 Feb, 2011

Sun. 20 Feb, 2011

Paganism and the Interdependent Web (Sun. 20 Feb, 2011 10:30 am - 11:30 am)

Sunday 20 February      ?Paganism and the Interdependent Web?           Janice Tait* Sunday 27 February …   ?People Like Us?           Rev. Shawn Newton *Shawn will be preaching on February 20 at Neighbourhood Congregation to help cover the pulpit while their minister is on sabbatical. Janice Tait Shawn will be preaching on February 20 at Neighbourhood Congregation to help cover the pulpit while their minister is on sabbatical.

Freedom to Read Week (Sun. 20 Feb, 2011 12:15 pm - 12:15 pm)

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('cloak3793f6efcafd5b3129a12f91b64afbb3').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy3793f6efcafd5b3129a12f91b64afbb3 = 'whitekn' + '@'; addy3793f6efcafd5b3129a12f91b64afbb3 = addy3793f6efcafd5b3129a12f91b64afbb3 + 'istar' + '.' + 'ca'; var addy_text3793f6efcafd5b3129a12f91b64afbb3 = 'whitekn' + '@' + 'istar' + '.' + 'ca';document.getElementById('cloak3793f6efcafd5b3129a12f91b64afbb3').innerHTML += ''+addy_text3793f6efcafd5b3129a12f91b64afbb3+''; ) 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('cloak67a63819860269437730ef57f4c3824d').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy67a63819860269437730ef57f4c3824d = 'whitekn' + '@'; addy67a63819860269437730ef57f4c3824d = addy67a63819860269437730ef57f4c3824d + 'istar' + '.' + 'ca'; var addy_text67a63819860269437730ef57f4c3824d = 'whitekn' + '@' + 'istar' + '.' + 'ca';document.getElementById('cloak67a63819860269437730ef57f4c3824d').innerHTML += ''+addy_text67a63819860269437730ef57f4c3824d+''; ) 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. 

Mon. 21 Feb, 2011

Social Justice Workshop Series (Mon. 21 Feb, 2011 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

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('cloak8e35ef89d726a1fc00c5872a9dbaa582').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy8e35ef89d726a1fc00c5872a9dbaa582 = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addy8e35ef89d726a1fc00c5872a9dbaa582 = addy8e35ef89d726a1fc00c5872a9dbaa582 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text8e35ef89d726a1fc00c5872a9dbaa582 = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak8e35ef89d726a1fc00c5872a9dbaa582').innerHTML += ''+addy_text8e35ef89d726a1fc00c5872a9dbaa582+''; ). 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('cloake122357137132c28b113e2d3d238d99b').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addye122357137132c28b113e2d3d238d99b = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addye122357137132c28b113e2d3d238d99b = addye122357137132c28b113e2d3d238d99b + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_texte122357137132c28b113e2d3d238d99b = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloake122357137132c28b113e2d3d238d99b').innerHTML += ''+addy_texte122357137132c28b113e2d3d238d99b+''; ).

Tue. 22 Feb, 2011

Soul-O-Theatre (Tue. 22 Feb, 2011 7:00 pm)

Takes place in the Spirit Play room.

We Agnostics (Tue. 22 Feb, 2011 8:00 pm)

Takes place in Shaw Hall.

Wed. 23 Feb, 2011

Thu. 24 Feb, 2011

Choir Practice (Thu. 24 Feb, 2011 7:00 pm)

Takes place in Sunderland Hall weekly. Choir Director is Dallas Bergen. New members are welcome to join us. Learn more.

Fri. 25 Feb, 2011

Jewish Awareness Film Night (Fri. 25 Feb, 2011 7:00 pm)

  The Jewish Awareness Group presents a truly memorable movie - A Precious Life.  Originally shown at the Toronto International Film Festival, it is a true story about a Palestinian Family whose baby is dying and their interactions with Israelis as they searcch to save him. Popcorn provided, bring your blankets and your teddy bears. The Jewish Awareness Group presents a truly memorable movie - A Precious Life.  Originally shown at the Toronto International Film Festival, it is a true story about a Palestinian Family whose baby is dying and their interactions with Israelis as they searcch to save him. Popcorn provided, bring your blankets and your teddy bears.  

Sacred Circle Dance (Fri. 25 Feb, 2011 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Sacred Circle Dance Margaret Rao ?Come, come whoever you are!? In the spirit of community we dance for hope, healing and for joy.  No dance experience necessary. Newcomers are always welcome.  Sacred Circle Dance will resume on the 4th Friday of the month from 7:30–9:30 pm in Shaw Hall.  Mark your calendars for February 25, March 25, April 22, May 27 and June 24. For more information contact Margaret Rao at (416) 658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak1c6518612fac6586a033fa341068d921').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy1c6518612fac6586a033fa341068d921 = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addy1c6518612fac6586a033fa341068d921 = addy1c6518612fac6586a033fa341068d921 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text1c6518612fac6586a033fa341068d921 = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak1c6518612fac6586a033fa341068d921').innerHTML += ''+addy_text1c6518612fac6586a033fa341068d921+''; . "Come, come whoever you are!" In the spirit of community we dance for hope, healing and for joy.  No dance experience necessary. Newcomers are always welcome.  Sacred Circle Dance will resume on the 4th Friday of the month from 7:30–9:30 pm in Shaw Hall.  Mark your calendars for February 25, March 25, April 22, May 27 and June 24. For more information contact Margaret Rao at (416) 658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloaka8a8ad27beb4c457723027e9d60ab353').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addya8a8ad27beb4c457723027e9d60ab353 = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addya8a8ad27beb4c457723027e9d60ab353 = addya8a8ad27beb4c457723027e9d60ab353 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_texta8a8ad27beb4c457723027e9d60ab353 = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloaka8a8ad27beb4c457723027e9d60ab353').innerHTML += ''+addy_texta8a8ad27beb4c457723027e9d60ab353+''; .

Sat. 26 Feb, 2011

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