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Music Matters April 22-24, 2021: Musicians in Transformation – an online opportunity to gather and learn together! Come one, come all! Our annual gathering for Music United will be online this year due to the pandemic.  From April 22-24 join us for workshops, worship, a cross-Canada hymn festival, a pub night and our Annual General Meeting.  Workshops include the UC Musician Guidelines Resource, Creating Virtual Choirs, Meaningful Music Making, De-colonization of church music, and Musician...

Advent Study: The Birth of Jesus for Progressive Christians by Donald Schmidt A three-week study that explores the birth of Jesus with a new perspective. This study will challenge us to ask questions about what is really important about the Bible narratives and the traditions that have grown up around Christmas, what this may have to do with our lives today, and how the birth story of Jesus is still relevant and important in the life of the church and its people today. The study will take...

Listen.  Learn.  Act:  Confronting Racism in our Community The police killings of black and indigenous people and the protests that followed have received extensive media coverage. Many voices have joined the chorus to demand change. To be able to bring about change, it is important to understand the roots of racism and the daily experience of individuals and communities affected by racism. Please join in the Zoom presentation with Carla John (Manager, Equity, Human Rights, and Accessibility...

This workshop, hosted by Susan Whitehead, a staff member of the Canadian Shield Regional Council, will prepare participants to make the most of Zoom meetings. Topics include: booking meetings, sharing screens, using security settings and waiting rooms, chat box, breakout groups, sharing audio and visual materials, and Zoom meeting etiquette. Date:  Wednesday, September 16th 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. To register and receive an invitation, please contact gillian.schell@sympatico.ca....

How to produce a video worship service with no budget, a phone, and a computer. On March 15th, 2020, Espanola United Church held regular Sunday worship in the sanctuary. On March 17th at 9:13 A.M., the province of Ontario declared a state of emergency which shut down most of the province, including our places of worship. On March 22nd, Espanola United Church produced an online worship service. Join the Rev. Stewart Walker as he shares the story of his transition from humble country minister to...