Ideas at Bathurst

 

Quetico Reflection by Vivian East

Summer is a time to pause for reflection, to turn for a moment from the media landscape of blink-and-you-miss-it news cycles, and to explore some big ideas with people who are passionate about them.

We aimed to bring a bit of that feeling to our summer series on Wednesday evenings. Our speakers shared a thinker, writer or book that sparked their interest.

The summer services are held at College Street United Church, at the north-west corner of College and Bathurst. We start with a potluck supper sharp at 6:00 p.m., followed by an informal service at 7:00 in the air-conditioned parlour.

The Ideas at Bathurst services: 

  • Wednesday, August 28
    Meister Eckhart
    Ken McEvoy

  • Wednesday, August 21
    Barbara Kingsolver’s Unsheltered
    Ulla Weimann and Frances Combs

  • Wednesday, August 14
    Poetry of Resistance: readings from various poets, Canadian and American
    Sharon Goodier
  • Wednesday, August 7
    Rudolf Steiner, Anthroposophy, and Waldorf Education.
    Kathryn Humphrey

  • Wednesday, July 31
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Reg McQuaid

  • Wednesday, July 24
    Conflict Resolution
    Guest Speaker: Cathy Stewart, of Credence & Co.

  • Wednesday, July 24
    Conflict Resolution
    Guest Speaker: Cathy Stewart, of Credence & Co.

  • Wednesday, July 17
    Jean Vanier: Canada's Humble Philospher
    Judi McCallum

  • Wednesday, July 10
    Robin Wall Kimmerer and Gayla Trail
    Lindsay Tyler