Rev. Helen McFadyen

This Is Our Prayer

What is the practice of “prayer” for Unitarian Universalists? How and why do or should we pray? Should UU prayer be limited to individual practice, or engaged as a shared, communal one? How does prayer connect us to each other or to something “beyond”? Is there … read more.

Pride: Welcome… Again

Many Unitarian Universalists were active in the gay rights movement throughout the latter half of the 20th century. The Welcoming Congregation certification program for congregations is one example of UUs intentional willingness to engage, learn, and experience transformative change. Over the years, most Canadian congregations … read more.

The Prophetic Voices of Elders

You are invited to pre-submit a favourite song, poem, or short reading that reflects the wisdom and strength of age, and how elders live with integrity in an ageist society. (Each entry 3.5 mins. max please). Contact Rev. Helen before Jan. 3 so she has … read more.

Mental Health Matters

Today we look at the relationship between Unitarian Universalist faith and mental health. Can religion offer a sense of hope, meaning, and purpose, and thus emotional well-being?  We will explore examples of UU congregations that have become more inclusive of people with mental health challenges. … read more.

Transformed by Love

The Unitarian Universalist justice campaign known as “Standing on the Side of Love” steadily grew into a popular rallying message and identifiable brand for many UU congregations across North America. So why change something so successful? How is transforming the message to “Side with Love” … read more.

Shades of Blue

A community-based event making space for those who find the Christmas season difficult because of personal circumstances of loss, loneliness, poor health, or life struggle. With live music, readings, candle lighting and personal sharing. The Grindhouse Café is located at 125 4th Ave. Kamloops.