Caroline is a Quaker, author, poet, celebrator and visual artist. Educated in the USA, she volunteered and married an Englishman in South India, taught in England, and emigrated to Canada in 1973, where Evalyn Parry and Richard Reed Parry, both multi-talented artists themselves, were born. A freelance performer since young adulthood, Caroline emerged from the mid-life crisis of sudden widowhood into new roles, and was the Interim Director of Religious Education [Lifespan] at Ottawa First from 2002-05; she also held that role at the First UU Church of Columbus, Ohio, from 2006-08. This is the seventh and final year she has served the Unitarian Church of Montreal as part-time DRE. In 2013 she published her spiritual memoir, The Heron Spirals: A Commonplace Book; as well as giving the annual keynote lecture at Canadian Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends (Quakers). She will draw on both of these for her sermon. Caroline loves her Britannia home and looks forward to not-just-the-summers in Ottawa once again!
http://podcast.firstunitarianottawa.ca/sermons/2015/150531 - Sunday AM - Caroline Parry "Heron Reflections".mp3