What's Happening April 20 - 26, 2015

On Sunday, April 26 at 10:30 am, our Sunday service will be Wake Now My Senses! Young adults from the congregation will share on the topic of Our Awake & Aware Generation, reflecting on how Canadians, and UUs in particular are "waking up" to issues of mental health & neurodiversity, Native issues, and sex & gender diversity in our congregations and the community at large.  The service will feature the musical ensemble of Jean Séguin, Denis Barsalo, Jane Critchlow, Stuart Edding, and Philippe Gareau.

The Nursery Group for children under 5 meets Tuesday and Thursday of each week at 10 am. The Parts in Peace choir has its regular rehearsal starting at 7:25 on Thursdays.  Il y aura un Souper Communitaire le vendredi 24 avril à 18 h. The monthly Unitarian Drum Circle will be meeting Sunday evening, April 20 from 4- 6 pm.

For more information about these and other events, continue reading below.

Tuesday and Thursday, April 21 and April 23, 10:00 am - noon
Nursery Play Group    

We welcome children under five on a drop-in basis accompanied by a (grand)parent or caregiver. Pack a snack for your child(ren). Coffee is provided. Open to all, whether church members or not. No charge but a donation of $3/session per family is suggested. Contact: Melani Litwack at 514-394-2043

Tuesday, April 21, 7:30 pm, Phoenix Hall
Carmina Choir

Ability to read music is not necessary as learning aids are provided. A sense of humour is an advantage. For further information, please contact the director, Brian Brice, or call at 514-843-6497

Thursday, April 23,  7:25 - 9:00 pm, Phoenix Hall
Parts in Peace Choir rehearsal

The UCM's service choir, meets to sing all kinds of genres of music from the Indian National Anthem to French chansons, rounds and four-part harmonies.  We are committed to singing at least once a month at Sunday services so our musical choices reflect the message of the service. Bring a binder for your music and a pencil with eraser. Non-music readers are enthusiastically welcomed along with seasoned choristers.  You just have to love to sing -- or want to find your musical voice.  It's a great way to participate in the life of our church! Contact:  Sandra Hunt at 514-484-5559.

Vendredi 24 avril à 18 h 00
Souper Communitaire

Nous avons réservé les quatrieme vendrdis d`àvril à juin pour des soupers communautaires ou chacun(e) apporte un repas à partager. Vers 19 h 30 nous nous organiserons pour recevoir des conférenciers ou visionner des films --  toujours suivis d`ùne discussion.  Si vous avez des suggestions pour des conférenciers ou des films, laissez-le-moi savoir pour mieux organiser les soirées, hanniponcelet@hotmail.com ou 450-653-5694. Amenez vos ami(e)s, cèst une façon de leur faire partager les valeurs de notre communauté unitarienne universaliste en français.

Sunday, April 26, 10:30 am
Wake Now My Senses!
Young adults from the congregation will share on the topic of Our Awake & Aware Generation, reflecting on how Canadians, and UUs in particular are "waking up" to issues of mental health & neurodiversity, Native issues, and sex & gender diversity in our congregations and the community at large.  The service will feature the musical ensemble of Jean Séguin, Denis Barsalo, Jane Critchlow, Stuart Edding, and Philippe Gareau.

Sunday, April 26, 4:00 - 6:00 pm, Phoenix Hall 
Unitarian Drum Circle

The Drum Circle meets once a month at 4:00-6:00 p.m. on the fourth Sunday of each month, from January to June.  We meet to share the joy of rhythm, celebrate community, and connect to the heartbeat of Mother Earth. Here are the dates to come:  May 24; June 28.   Please bring your own drum if you have one; otherwise, you are welcome to share ours. There is no charge, but each month we will have a donation box for a local charity. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Ann Beer.