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Sun. 7 Oct, 2018 - Sat. 13 Oct, 2018

Sun. 7 Oct, 2018

Surprised by Joy (Sun. 7 Oct, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am)

Sermon by Rev. Shawn Newton. Consider your life – who you love, and why, how blessed you are to be here, resting, under a shower of birdsong, or what strange, bright luck it is to be the owner, for a few years, of this beating heart, these wondering eyes, these ears into which the kingfisher spills her small chuckle as she dips across the water. “Summer Sabbath” - Kathleen McTigue from Shine and Shadow This Sunday, we will celebrate the earth’s bounty in our annual Thanksgiving Harvest Communion, with apple cider and fresh-baked bread (along with a gluten-free option). My sermon will explore the connections between gratitude and joy. Joanne Chapin will sing Sarah McLachlan’s “Ordinary Miracles”. Lynn and the Resident Musicians will sing Bruce Cockburn’s “Joy will find a way”. Following the service, we will take part in a dessert potluck, upstairs in Workman Hall. All in all, it will be a wonderful day to honour both the ordinary and extraordinary gifts of life. May this Thanksgiving, in whatever ways you celebrate, provide you opportunities to connect with gratitude and with joy. Happy Thanksgiving! In faith and love, Shawn View the Order of Service.

Art Reception (Sun. 7 Oct, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Please join us on Sunday, Oct. 7, from noon to 1 pm in Sunderland Hall, for the opening reception and artist talk by Susan L. Brown.

Peace and Quiet (Sun. 7 Oct, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The chalice will be lit, ambient music will be played, opening words will be offered, and there will be a lengthy and deep shared silence during which you may simply be. The service will end after almost an hour with closing words and the extinguishing of the chalice.

Mon. 8 Oct, 2018

There are no events on this day.

Tue. 9 Oct, 2018

We Agnostics (AA) (Tue. 9 Oct, 2018 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

We Agnostics is a program like Alcoholics Anonynmous in which participants are not asked to believe in anything except that recovery is possible.

Wed. 10 Oct, 2018

There are no events on this day.

Thu. 11 Oct, 2018

There are no events on this day.

Fri. 12 Oct, 2018

Jewish Awareness Group (Fri. 12 Oct, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Annual Jewish Awareness Group Planning Potluck in Sunderland Hall. We celebrate Hannukah and Passover as well as provide other events such as a Jewish Film Night. If interested, please contact Merrilee Brand This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakfd2d71f4536e0429740675e8df0f806c').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addyfd2d71f4536e0429740675e8df0f806c = 'merrileebrand' + '@'; addyfd2d71f4536e0429740675e8df0f806c = addyfd2d71f4536e0429740675e8df0f806c + 'gmail' + '.' + 'com?subject=TorontoFirst:%JAG Potluck'; var addy_textfd2d71f4536e0429740675e8df0f806c = 'by email';document.getElementById('cloakfd2d71f4536e0429740675e8df0f806c').innerHTML += ''+addy_textfd2d71f4536e0429740675e8df0f806c+''; . New members are very welcome!

Sat. 13 Oct, 2018

Men's Group (Sat. 13 Oct, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

All men are welcome to this discussion group. For information contact Stan Yack This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak19052f0ba93e7109029753d4a2618024').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy19052f0ba93e7109029753d4a2618024 = 'StanYack' + '@'; addy19052f0ba93e7109029753d4a2618024 = addy19052f0ba93e7109029753d4a2618024 + 'FirstUnitarianToronto' + '.' + 'org?subject=TorFirst: Men%27s%20Group'; var addy_text19052f0ba93e7109029753d4a2618024 = 'by email';document.getElementById('cloak19052f0ba93e7109029753d4a2618024').innerHTML += ''+addy_text19052f0ba93e7109029753d4a2618024+''; .

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