What's Happening: November 11 - November 18


Sunday, November 11
Worship Service, 10:30 am, Sanctuary
The Silent Hero: A Remembrance Day Service
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Rev. Diane Rollert with music by Sandra Hunt and guest trumpeter Charles-Antoine Solis
We often think of heroes as very public figures, but what about the silent, unsung heroes in our lives and in historic moments who truly save the day? As we honour our veterans with our Remembrance Day wreath and remember all those whose lives have been touched by war, may we consider the quiet, unassuming heroes who lead us towards peace.

Sunday, November 11 
SECC Meeting, 12:30 pm
The Social and Environmental Concerns Committee (SECC) uses direct action, advocacy, and educational initiatives to promote social justice and environmental issues. Those interested are encouraged to attend our meetings and to participate in all activities, whether or not you choose to be a regular SECC member. Contact Cym Gomery for more information. 

Thursday, November 15
Parts in Peace Choir Rehearsal
7:00 to 8:30 pm, Sanctuary or Music Office/Library
Everyone is welcome to join the UCM's designated Sunday Service Choir! All that is required is enthusiasm, a certain commitment to attend rehearsals, and a binder and pencil. Our goal is to learn beautiful, accessible and fun songs from all styles and periods which we perform in a Sunday morning service once a month. Contact: Eleuthera Diconca-Lippert at 514-484-5559 for more information.

Sunday, November 18
Worship Service, 10:30 am, Sanctuary
Towards a Universal Kinship: A Bilingual Interfaith Service
Vers la fraternité universelle: Une célébration interreligieuse
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Rev. Diane Rollert & Pascale Fremond & interfaith guests / et nos invité/es interreligieux/se with music by / musique par Sandra Hunt & Eleuthera Diconca-Lippert & Parts in Peace Choir

We welcome an interfaith gathering hosted by Religions pour la paix and the Unitarian Church of Montreal as the culmination of Congrès Vers la fraternité universelle, November 17 and 18. Rev. Diane Rollert will be one of the presenters during the conference offering a UU perspective beyond “fraternity” toward radically inclusive kinship (Saturday, November 17, 13:30-15:30, at Centre Saint.-Pierre, 1212, rue Panet, Montréal, Métro Beaudry.) For more information about the conference: www.religionspourlapaixquebec.com

Nous accueillons un rassemblement interreligieux organisé par Religions pour la paix et l'Église unitarienne de Montréal comme point culminant du Congrès Vers la fraternité universelle, les 17 et 18 novembre. La révérende Diane Rollert sera l'une des présentatrices durant la conference, et offrira une perspective UU au-delà de la "fraternité" et vers une parenté radicalement inclusive (samedi 17 novembre, 13h30-15h30, au Centre Saint Pierre, 1212, rue Panet, Montréal, Métro Beaudry). Pour plus d'informations sur la conférence: www.religionspourlapaixquebec.com

RE Lunch
Sunday, November 18, 12:00 pm
Join us after the service for a soup & bread lunch from our fabulous RE Soup Crew!  The lunch is a gift to the community for which there is no cost, please be our guest.  Donations collected support youth and young adult travel for spiritual and professional development.  Your additions of nut-free desserts are always appreciated!  We often have leftover soup - bring a container from home if you'd like to take some with you.

Collage Afternoon
Sunday, November 18, 1:00 - 4:30 pm
Garden Room

Join us for an afternoon of creative play and self-exploration using collage. We work quietly at our own pace (without instruction). Materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own. No experience necessary. Please confirm your presence by contacting Janet Clancy at ucmcollage@gmail.com. Childcare is available upon request.

See a full list of this month’s events here.