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

National Service: “Sustaining Our Light”

We are postponing our regular 10:30 service to instead join the National Service that is part of the CUC’s National Fall Gathering and starts at 1PM Eastern time.

To join the service, visit the CUC’s Youtube Page at 1PM

Additionally, there are a number of other events associated with the National Fall Gathering starting on November 13. Check out the CUC’s website for details on how to register for those events:

National Fall Gathering, November 13-15, 2020

November 15 @ 1:00 pm

Jan Draper (Topic to come)

Join us via virtually via Zoom. Email info@uuestrie.ca to request the details on how to join the virtual meeting.

August 16 @ 10:30 am

Zoom is down (May 17)

Zoom is down this morning so we aren’t able to connect for our casual gathering. If you would like to join us on google meet, please email info@uuestrie.ca to request the link

Virtual Service via Zoom

Dear Friends,

Please join us for a virtual service at 10:30AM via Zoom using the following details:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/163341479

Or dial in using this Montreal telephone number: 1-438-809-7799.

Meeting ID: 163 341 479

March 22 @ 10:30 am

“Games Day” / “Journée des jeux”

Once a year we invite members and friends of our congregation to a ‘social, Sunday called Games Day. Families and children are welcome as well as adults of all ages. Bring a game or two share if you like. Juice and popcorn.

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Nous invitons les membres et amis de notre congrégation à un dimanche social appelé la Journée des jeux. Les familles et les enfants sont les bienvenus, ainsi que les adultes de tous âges. Apportez un jeu ou deux à partager si vous le souhaitez. Jus et maïs soufflé.

    Coffee Convenor: juice and popcorn

 

March 15 @ 10:30 am

Prof. Garrett Halas

This Sunday will be International Women`s day. A holiday honoring women was instituted by the Soviet Union, which was the first modern country to give women the vote, back in 1917. This holiday was formally recognized by the United Nations in 1975. Garrett Halas is a professor of sociology, at Bishop`s University.

    Coffee Convenor: Gudrun Brand

 

March 8 @ 10:30 am

Keith Baxter, “Making Waves”

‘Making Waves’ is also the theme for the CUC conference to be held in Halifax this year from May 15 to 17. The theme encourages Unitarian Universalists across Canada to ‘make waves’ that embody justice and push us to remain relevant into the future.

The offering this Sunday will be a special collection for the Sharing our Faith fund of the CUC, (a fund that has benefited UUEstrie about ten times in the last 25 years(!) Let us continue to help make good UU projects across Canada be realized.

March 1 @ 10:30 am

“Spirit Circle – Theme: Resilience” / “Groupe de l’Esprit – Thème : Résilience”

“The most delicate flower is still a badass, it sucks food from roots, stares at the sun and basks in it. It wrestles the wind, and drinks rain.” – Rob Grad. Small-group sharing and deep listening. All are welcome to come and reflect with us. Speak the language of your choice. If you would like to join us, please let Phyllis know at 819-346-8273, or Rachel at 819-640-1340. We will send you the resource packet about Resilience, and the address of the meeting place. (The group will meet in Lennoxville this month.)


« Une rivière traverse un rocher non pas à cause de sa puissance mais de sa persistance. » – Inconnue. Partage en petits groupes et écoute profonde. Tous sont invités à venir réfléchir avec nous. Parlez la langue de votre choix. Si vous souhaitez vous joindre à nous, veuillez en informer Phyllis au 819-346-8273, où Rachel au 819-640-1340. Nous vous enverrons le paquet de ressources sur l’intégrité, et l’adresse du lieu de rencontre. (Ce groupe se réunira à Lennoxville ce mois-ci.)

February 27 @ 7:00 pm

Rev. Mead Baldwin, “The Art of Scripture”

Karen Armstrong’s latest book is entitled the Art of Scripture, and is reportedly another high quality, thoughtful foray into spiritual life that has inspired Mead. Our last exploration of the work of Karen Armstrong was several years ago when a group of us studied her “12 Steps to Compassion”.


 

February 23 @ 10:30 am