Welcome!

Greetings from UUEstrie, a liberal spiritual community that first gathered in the village of North Hatley back in 1886, as the First Universalist Church of North Hatley.

Join us Sundays at 10:30am for our weekly service.

Latest News

In Person at the church – Book sharing service with Camille Bouskela

Join us in the sanctuary of the church and bring a book to present and share with the group.

This will be our first indoor service since the most recent wave of Covid-19. While the church Covid-19 guidelines will not be in effect, please be respectful of the individual boundaries of our members and visitors. Bring a mask and be prepared to wear it if requested. Maintain a social distance from others where possible. Avoid physical contact with others unless you have their permission.

May 22 @ 10:30 am

In Person, Away from UUEstrie – WALK at Atto Beaver Park [take two]

We had to cancel the April 10 walk due to weather, so we are trying again this Sunday

May 15, Sunday service, 10:30 a.m.: WALK at Atto Beaver Park

We will meet in the parking lot. Here is the address: St. Francis St., Sherbrooke, QC J1M 0B3 (version française suit)

15 mai, le service du dimanche, 10 h 30. PROMENADE au parc Atto Beaver

Nous nous retrouverons sur le parking. Voici l’adresse :rue Saint-François, Sherbrooke, QC J1M 0B3

May 15 @ 10:30 am

In Person at the church – Annual Maypole service

An annual tradition at UUEstrie, we meet in the church parking lot to place and dance around the Maypole with colored ribbons. Celebrating the circle of life and the onset of Spring.

This will be an outdoor service. Please come prepared for the weather as we will remain outdoors, rain or shine.

Following the service, there will be a short meeting to discuss the draft budget and distribute this year’s pledge forms.

May 1 @ 10:30 am

Online via Zoom – Treasures of the Marlington Bog with Janet Cowan Weber

Janet has catalogued the flowering of numerous plants found in the Marlington Bog and particular to this special climate. She will share her photos and observations on the changes in the bog from spring through fall.

Janet a catalogué la floraison de nombreuses plantes que l’on trouve dans la troubière de Marlington et qui sont particulières à cet environnement spécial. Elle partagera ses photos et ses observations sur l’évolution dans la toubière du printemps à l’automne.

April 24 @ 10:30 am

[CANCELLED] In Person, Away from UUEstrie – WALK at Atto Beaver Park

April 10, Sunday service, 10:30 a.m.: WALK at Atto Beaver Park

We will meet in the parking lot. Here is the address: St. Francis St., Sherbrooke, QC J1M 0B3 (version française suit)

10 avril, le service du dimanche, 10 h 30. PROMENADE au parc Atto Beaver

Nous nous retrouverons sur le parking. Voici l’adresse :rue Saint-François, Sherbrooke, QC J1M 0B3

April 10 @ 10:30 am

Online via Zoom – “Making your way in the world today” with Gabriella Brand – 10AM

UUEstrie will be joining this special service from FUP of Derby Line. NOTE- This service starts at 10AM, not our usual 10:30 start time.

Do you feel that you belong to your family, your community, the institutions of your town or country? Where do you feel connected? Where do you feel alienated? How can we make our way in the world today? Gabriella Brand will tell stories of belonging and alienation.

April 3 @ 10:00 am

Online via Zoom – “Funeral for Shame” with Matthew Pargeter-Villarreal

One of the biggest obstacles for us to find inner peace is the shame that we carry. Join us on a journey and a discussion of shame…and how we can finally work to say goodbye to it in our lives and for all to become the beautiful and creative beings that we are destined to be.

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Matthew Pargeter-Villarreal (PAR-juh-ter VEE-ya-ray-ALL) is a Masters of Divinity graduate from Brite Divinity School with a concentration in Sexual and Gender Justice, a Candidate for Ministry with the UUA, and currently serving as the Intern Minister at First Unitarian Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He also served as a Chaplain at Baylor All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth, TX. He and his spouse, Gabriel, are currently living in Albuquerque with their 11 year-old calico named Juliette.”

March 27 @ 10:30 am