Civil Liberties + Potluck

Come and enjoy a hyggelei (cosy) potluck dinner with a few other Unitarian church members and friends at the home of Melody Mason (in Kitsilano) this coming Thursday, June 29th. RSVP to ucvhygge@gmail.com Space is limited. Learn more about hygge dinners. The evening will include a salon-style discussion about civil liberties. Melody is on the board of the BC Civil Liberties Association. She’s concerned about, among other things, collection and retention of data by governmental agencies, the state of our prison system and privacy issues especially as it relates to the internet. She’s interested in both sharing her own knowledge including BCCLA’s stance on these issues and also hearing from you about your take on these important issues and how UCV can engage with these issues. The BCCLA’s policy director, Michael Vonn, has spoken at UCV Forums including the assisted dying issue. BCCLA’s current priorities are working on solitary confinement, … Continued

Hygge (Circle) Dinners

Patti Turner and Mary Bennett have taken on coordinating circle dinners with a goal of introducing new members. If you’d like to attend or host a potluck dinner either at the church or in a private home, contact ucvhygge@gmail.com. (“Hygge” is a Danish word for “cosy”.) Dinners are usually for 8 – 10 people in a member’s home to facilitate small group conversation. On occasion they may be at the church to accommodate a larger group.