Welcome to the Unitarian Congregation of Guelph

The Unitarian Congregation of Guelph welcomes you, whoever you are, whatever your religious beliefs, abilities, ethnicities and sexual orientation.

We are a diverse community who come together to explore important life questions, support each other in living with purpose and meaning, and work toward peace and justice.

We are not bound by a set creed or dogma, but guided by Unitarian Universalist Principles and Sources.

We have been recognized as a Welcoming Congregation.

So if you are searching for a spiritual community where there is freedom of religious thought, spiritual growth, hope and inspiration, welcome!

Upcoming Services and Special Events

Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018
  10:30am -
Joan Rentoul and Norah Menzies

Sunday, Oct 21, 10:30am

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Service Facilitators: Joan Rentoul & Norah Menzies

Why do congregation members Joan Rentoul and Norah Menzies believe in the power of grandmothers to succeed in social justice work?  

Come and find out how they are putting the 5th Unitarian Principle—the goal of world community, with peace, liberty and justice for all—into action.

Joan has been involved with social justice issues all her life and is involved with an organization that honours the role of elders in the family.

Norah Menzies is a keen supporter of Grandmothers Advocacy Network. Their goal is to ensure Canadian government support for programs to improve living conditions for African Grandmothers and their communities.

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018
  9:00am - 3:45pm

The Unitarian Congregation of Guelph welcomes you to the Central Region Fall Gathering 2018 – “Creating Theology Together”

This ‘Creating Theology Together’ program provides an opportunity to explore questions that humans have always asked. In our congregations it has, at times, been challenging to discuss theological questions, because our love of individualism has made it seem as if conflict would be the inevitable result. Yet, if our congregations are to help us explore questions of meaning we must learn to listen to others and to share our own ideas. 

If our congregations are to understand who they are, and how they matter, they must be able to be the place where this work is not only possible, but celebrated. The program will draw on the work of Dr. Michael Hogue, of Meadville Lombard Theological School and will introduce participants to the practice of creating theology together.

Schedule of events – Saturday, October 27

9:00 am – Coffee, chatting and registration
9:30 am – Gathering
9:45 – Break
10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Creating Theology Together
12:00 – 1:00 pm – Lunch
1:00 – 1:15 – Creative Re-energizer
1:15 – 2:00 pm Engage with the CUC Board
2:00 – 2:15 pm – Break
2:15 – 3:30 pm – Creating Theology Together
3:30 – 3:45 pm – Closing

Registration: https://cuc.ca/events/central-region-fall-gathering-2018/1540630800/1540655100/
Registration deadline: October 22

Registration Costs

Adults & young adults (til Oct 1/18): $50
Students & Self-defined low income: $25
Please note: Youth, ages 18+ are invited to participate in this program.

Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018
  10:30am -
Earth Based Spirituality Council

October 28 - Samhain

Service Facilitator - Earth Based Spirituality Council

Samhain, meaning "summer's end," is a celebration of the end of the harvest, halfway between Autumn Equinox and Winter Solstice. Halloween, All Saints' Day, All Souls Day and Día de los Muertos are all related.

This season we have been gifted with a spectacular, multicoloured reminder of the cycle of life and death as the fall colours transform our outer landscape from vibrant green to frigid browns and blacks.

This service of Samhain invites us to honour our loved ones who have passed from our lives this year and to celebrate the ways that knowing them has transformed our inner landscape. You may choose to bring a photo or memento to acknowledge and honour your beloved dead.


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122 Harris Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1E 5T1


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