Adult Programs

Group of adults at an informal meeting

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      H.A.I.R. - We have finished our discussions of the McLaren book, and for the next two weeks we will be considering the philosophical and ethical implications of a pair of current issues.  All are invited to join our discussions from 7:00-8:30 in the chapel.

  December 4 - Freedom of speech (triggered by, but not limited to, the recent events at Wilfrid Laurier University)

  December 11 - Sexual Harassment (triggered by the recent public attention to sexual misconduct in Hollywood and Washington, and the "me too" movement)

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Book Club         

       The book club will meet again in the New Year on Wednesday, January 31st at 7 p.m. in the Chapel. The book is to be announced near the end of December as we are planning to get a book club set of 15 books from the Markham Library which we can have out for six weeks. It will depend which of our choices are available at the time of pick-up. Sandra will pick up the books and let people know that they are available for pick-up at the church or will bring them on a Sunday for distribution. 


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Women's Retreat

Women’s Spirituality

RHUC Women’s Spirituality is a group which gathers on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, September to June. We start at 10:00 a.m. with light refreshments and a time of getting caught up with each other. The theme of the day is started at 10:15.  Dates in 2017 are: September 9, 23, October 14, 28, November 11, 25.

We are a lively group of women, of all ages, who gather for mutual support, fellowship and exploration of a variety of theological and spiritual topics. We average about 12 women each session.

For further information, please contact the church office at or 905-884-1301 ext. 5.

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Shalom Seekers

Please join us from 9:30 to 11:30 in the Chapel. New members would be warmly welcomed. This is the church's longest-running study group!

           Please speak to Sandra Loughton, Dawn Moon or Peg Hiscoke for more information or call the church office at 905-884-1301. Hope to see you there!


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Men’s Breakfast Group          

  The next Men's Breakfast will be on Saturday, December 9, 2017. Coffee and tea will be served at 8:15am, with breakfast in the gym at 8:30 prepared by our UCW friends.  New participants are always welcome. The Men's Breakfasts are a time of fellowship and camaraderie. After breakfast, we will enjoy a talk by Greg McGovern, who spoke to our group a few years ago about his work at Metrolinx. This time he will share with us his thoughts about innovation, disruption and transformation in our societies. Greg will illustrate these general challenges with the advent (!) of automated / connected cars and smart cities in our lives. All are welcome!

Feel free to contact us if you are interested in more information about it. Cost is $10 / person, with net proceeds to UCW. Please RSVP to Harry Ramsaran ( or 905 508 4758) by Thursday, December 7th. Thank you!



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