Vancouver Unitarians
December, 2018

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Hello and Happy Summer, Friend

UCV is still a happening place in July and August. While some regulars may be on holidays out of town, people from other Metro Vancouver congregations often join us. It's a smaller group but friendly and there's always people hanging around after service to meet, garden, chat.
- Mary for Communications Team.

News from Our Website

UU Connections Committee - National & Global

UUCC  (you you see see) - UCV’s National & Global Connections Committee Update - 5 July 2018 – from Keith Wilkinson, Committee Chair This posting summarizes some of the national and global activities in which Vancouver Unitarians have been engaged over the years. Activity in various areas ebbs and flows as members and issues change. If you are curious about possibilities …
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Our Library Has Pride

Our library has the following books touching on LGBTQ2S themes. “Gay Men and Women Who Enriched the World” by Thomas Cowan “There’s Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You” edited by Loralee MacPike “A Parent’s Guide to Teenage Sexuality” by Jay Gayle In fiction we have: “Cinnamon Toast and the End of the World” by Janet Cameron "Funny Boy” by …
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Herbal Tea from the Gardens

From World Labyrinth Day (May 2018), photo of Sandy serving her herbal teas to an enthusiastic group. Sandy makes a ginger-sugar syrup and uses a special apple mint for the tea. Recipes for teas From Sandy Riecken Ginger syrup recipe – makes 1 litre/ quart ¼ cup cane sugar 3 ¾ cups water 1/3 c. (approx.) thin sliced fresh ginger …
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Upcoming Special Events

Go to the Calendar for all upcoming events.

Art Fundrai$er for the Developmental Disabilities Association

Everyone Welcome Art Fundrai$er for the Developmental Disabilities Association Join Caede, co-Chair of the Arts Committee, Fri July 20th 2018, 4-9 pm Celebrate Caede’s special birthday and support one of her favorite charities take in the art exhibition, speak with Kim Almond, Art Coordinator for the DDA, purchase a piece of art, make a tax-deductible donation, create chalk art, walk …

Forum - Testaments from Kiev

“Testaments from Kiev: A Family in the Shadow of the Iron Curtain” Leo Burstyn, and Wilf Hurd, Co-Authors Leo and Wilf will talk about how and why this book has been written. Major points will be personal experience of Chernobyl nuclear disaster and life in the Soviet Union. Q&A session will follow. Forums are offered 12:30-1:30 pm (Unless otherwise posted) from …

Circle Dance Basics - August

All welcome. There are no wrong steps, only variations.

South Van Unitarians Neighbourhood Group and Potluck Dinner/Discussion

We're pleased to announce the formation of a new neighbourhood group in the South Van area. If you live south of 41st, (or thereabouts) you are invited to join the email group and get reminders of upcoming events. There will be a monthly potluck dinner and discussion at the home of Muriel and Jack. Jean S. will be taking RSVP's. …

Upcoming Sunday Worship Services

Over the summer, while our minister, Rev. Steven Epperson, is on vacation and professional development leave, we have a variety of speakers on Sunday mornings.
For upcoming worship services click here.

Outreach Opportunities Fund

A portion of the Sunday offering is donated to a charity. Here's who we're supporting right now.

OWL - Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society

Outreach Opportunities Fund Recipient The Outreach Opportunities Fund will be collecting for the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (OWL) from June to September. OWL is a non-profit organization whose staff and volunteers are dedicated to public education and the rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned raptors. A portion of the Sunday service offering goes to an organization selected by the OOF committee. …
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Meet Our Members

Meet some more of our members Click to read more about some of our members.

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