A Ministry of People and Passages (Audio Available)

Lay Chaplaincy Sunday, April 17, 2016
Introduction by Rev. Diane Rollert

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Lay Chaplaincy is a program that is unique to the Unitarian Universalist movement in Canada. It was developed as an outreach program to support our ministers who were unable to meet the growing demand for interfaith or secular but meaningful weddings, memorial services, celebrations of life and child dedications (that’s our version of what you might call a baptism or a naming ceremony). Our lay chaplains serve for 3 to 6 years after receiving training from the Canadian Unitarian Council. In French, we call them célébrants laïcs.

Continue reading Rev Rollert's introduction and reflections by lay chaplains Carole Jondahl, Normand Gosselin, and Shoshanna Green on the Sermons page.