Art in the Hall - June 2016 - Larry Marno

Larry Marno - Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga
Larry Marno

This month, we welcome Larry Marno, a past member of UCM.
Fifteen years ago I expressed a desire to paint and was told by my good friend that I could learn to do that! It has been a great learning experience. I would never have realized what a consuming and meditative experience drawing/painting could be.

Through drawing and painting I have learned a great deal about myself while sharpening my awareness of the world around me. I began in watercolour.

I must thank my very masterful and generous mentor, Art Cunanan. In the years since I have begun to explore acrylics and have extended my art into oils. I would also like to thank Brian Smith (drawing) and Lorne Winters (oil) for their guidance."                                          

Water In-Gathering Ceremony

Refreshment Stand
Sunday, September 11th, 10:30 AM                Rev. Fiona Heath

Come out and be refreshed at our annual water in-gathering ceremony. We'll share our summer stories in small groups and give water to the water chalice. Don't forget to bring some water from a special summer place. Keep an eye out for a refreshment stand on the walkway. Wear blue!

Art in the Hall - May 2016 - Peter Marmorek

Peter Marmorek - Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga
Peter Marmorek

Stalking the City Seen

Peter Marmorek lives in Toronto. He has been a teacher for over forty years, thirty of them in Ontario high schools, the last ten teaching creative writing online on his own. Over that time he has taught photography, World Religions, English, Media, Mathematics, Physics, sociology, and computer programming. He enjoys crossing borders, both literally and intellectually.
While teaching World Religions at IndEC South alternative school, he discovered South Peel Unitarian (Mark DeWolfe's time JE) and for a while helped teach their Sunday program. That eventually led to his current membership in Neighbourhood UU Congregation in East Toronto. He has published The Year of Living Doggedly, (about his first year with Rui, a labradoodle) and been anthologized in Be There, Now, (a collection of travel writing). He is currently working on Teaching from the Four Directions, an exploration of his teaching.

Difficult Truths

Sunday Service: Difficult Truths

April 9th, 2017 - 10:30 AM                   Rev. Fiona Heath

This month our theme is reconciliation with Canada’s aboriginal people – so of course I will begin with a Monty Python story.

In Monty Python and the Holy Grail, King Arthur and his band of knights are on the quest for – obviously - the holy grail.  

Tim the Enchanter has brought them to a cave they must enter, but it is guarded by a terrifying creature – a little white rabbit.


SourceFire Litha Ritual (Summer Solstice)

LithaSourceFire Pagan Ritual Group Presents  ‘Summer Solstice (Litha) Ritual’Thursday, June 16, 16, at 7:30pm

Service Leaders: Melissa Weale. Jay Sword, Eric Rawlinson

Join SourceFire for the Summer Solstice in which we will be celebrating the longest day of the year when the sun is at its most powerful time of the year. There will be meditation, dancing, chanting, feasting, and a web activity.

Come along and bring a friend if you like. Feel free to bring nut free food to share and donations are welcome. If you need child care please let Beryl know by 8 pm on Monday, June 13, 2016. See you there ! Blessed Be !

SourceFire meets in the Great Hall on the third Thursday of each month from September to June. We celebrate our UU principles and honour the earth in many ways, some of which may include poetry, readings, meditation, dance, drumming, singing and ritual. Small groups take turns planning each Ritual by sharing their talents and experiences. For more information or child care call or email Beryl Smith at 647-978-3753 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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