On this First Sunday all-congregation worship, we celebrate the spirit and fact of voluntary service in our congregation and beyond. We’ll look at the crucial role “civil society,” like religion, performs in helping to encourage the integrity of our societies and our individual rights … read more.
Join us in celebration of the work we do. We’ll meet some working members of the congregation who will show us something about their work, why they value it and the value work brings into the world. This will be a fun and meaningful service … read more.
For sixteen years now, I have seen and experienced the strange, difficult, and confounding landscape of housing in Vancouver (and across urban Canada). I have some stories to tell! No doubt, many of us have.
Order of Service
This is our annual Partner Church service, expressing our partnership with Unitarians not only in one place but around the globe.
Annual Partner Church Service. Homily written by the late Rev. Dr. Phillip Hewett; read by Gavin Grandish. Special collection following the service to support Burundian refugee … read more.
Increasingly, it is becoming clear that young people, roughly between the ages of 18 and 35, who make up what’s called the “Millennial Generation” face a unique set of challenges. How is this cohort responding to them? How does it impact their future and spirituality? … read more.
Every Sunday, we gather for worship services at UCV. But consider these questions: What do we think we’re doing when we do worship? What do we feel and experience? Is worship important, and why?
This will be an all congregation/all ages worship service where we … read more.
As UUs we are keenly aware of the Interdependent Web of Existence. The concept is enshrined in our core seven principles. When it comes to ministry, interdependence means that we all share the ministry of the church and minister to each other.
I recently was on … read more.
The Camino de Santiago in northern Spain is one of the most important pilgrimage routes in the Catholic Church. Over 200,000 pilgrims arrive in Santiago de Compostela annually. Pilgrims come from around the world to walk at least 100 km and often more than 800 … read more.
Certainty is comforting. When things are certain, we know what to expect, how to react. And then, of course, life happens. Tricksters are boundary-crossers, game changers, the epitome of unexpectedness.
What can they teach us about making mistakes, getting dirty, and the sacred role of laughter … read more.