Welcome, bienvenue!!

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.

Salutations de l'UUEstrie, une communauté spirituelle libérale qui s'est rassemblée pour la première fois dans le village de North Hatley en 1886, sous le nom de Première Église Universaliste de North Hatley.

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

Rejoignez-nous le dimanche à 10h30 pour notre service.

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Rev. Carole Martignacco, “To what purpose, April?”

“To what purpose, April, do you return again? Beauty is not enough.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay. Easter and Earth Day appear together this year, as they should. Come celebrate with poetry, story and song. (en anglais)

This is a very special service as it is the last one led by our dear minister before she moves on to a new chapter. Not to be missed!

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“Dans quel but, April, est-ce que tu reviens? La beauté ne suffit pas.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay (traduit de l’anglais). Pâques et le Jour de la Terre apparaissent ensemble cette année, comme il se doit. Venez célébrer avec poésie, histoire et chanson.

Musician: Mike Matheson. Refreshments: Mary Ann McCarron.

April 21, 2019 @ 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 24, 2019 @ 10:30 am

Ms. Kate Reed, “Journey to Alaska” / Voyage en Alaska

Kate and partner Raymond traveled across the country all the way to Alaska, making contact with indigenous people along the way.

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Avec l’esprit d’aventure, Kate Reed et Raymond L’Italien (tous deux âgés de plus de 75 ans) ont conduit leur petit véhicule de plaisance sur 20 500 km, soit 2 mois et demi pour découvrir les merveilles de notre pays, de l’Alaska, du Montana et de revenir chez eux. Ils partageront ce voyage avec des commentaires animés et une présentation photographique. (en anglais)

    Musician: Mike Matheson
    Coffee Convenor: Camille Bouskéla
March 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am

Rev. Mead Baldwin, “Sometimes God has a Children’s Face”

Rev. Mead Baldwin was born and raised in Baldwin’s Mills,” one of God’s most Beautiful places”. With post secondary studies in pure and Applied Science, Religious Studies, and Ministry, he was ordained into the United Church ministry in 1979 and served in New Brunswick, and in the Ottawa area before returning to the Townships ten years ago. He is now based in Waterville. Today he will reflect on the wisdom of children.

Amy Panetta, “Drum and Song Circle”

This will be a participatory gathering in our Stoddard Hall–a Drum and Song Circle led by Amy Panetta. Amy is a UU from New Jersey, now living in the Townships. She is a music teacher by profession, and looking forward to leading us in this activity, one of our ‘alternate’ winter services. We will build community while drumming together and joining our voice together in a few songs. If you have hand drums, please bring them. If not, we will have a number to choose from.

Musician: Amy Panetta

February 10, 2019 @ 10:30 am