Category: Families

Success! 16 newly trained Our Whole Lives Facilitators!

January 11th, eleven Unitarians from Vancouver Island, Washington, Alberta, and Saskatchewan joined four members from Vancouver Unitarians and a member of the Surrey Sikh community to learn the ins and outs of teaching sexuality education to teenage youth. Led by Reverends Samaya Oakley and Christopher … read more.

Multifaith Calendars are Here

Multifaith Calendars are a great gift!
Multifaith Calendars for 2019 are available in the Library

The calendar is an inclusive and comprehensive source of information for those who want to learn more about world religions. The Multifaith calendar facilitates understanding of these religious occasions … read more.

Kids, Youth, and Justice

What are UCV kids doing with Social and Environmental Justice?  

Justice work is integral to Unitarian Universalism; for many of us justice work—whether social or environmental—is spiritual work. When we take a good look at living the seven principles, we find that they call us to act for justice, equity, compassion, and … read more.

Annual Ancestor Shrine–October 28th

Origins of Our Tradition

Mary, Catherine, Nancy, Terence, Morgan and Jen first created an Ancestor Shrine with the children’s program back in the fall of 2013. Transforming the meditation room into a place of remembrance at the end of October has become a firm tradition since … read more.

Families–Welcome! A New Program Year

Subject: Welcome! A new program year at UCV begins…

Hello Families,

Welcome to a new program year at the Unitarian Church of Vancouver! I had a very full summer, but I’m actually happy to fall back into routines this month. I hope you are all able to find … read more.

Harry Potter’s World at UCV

Magic Arrives…

Harry Potter Camp at Vancouver Unitarian campus was a huge success this summer. How do I know? Mainly because the kids were talking about “next year at Hogwarts” at the end of day one and were still talking about it at the end of … read more.

Herbology at Hogwarts’ Summer Camp

Among the activities the kids did who attended our first annual Hogwarts’ Summer Camp was a course in Herbology. All four houses made an echinacea tincture using plants from our garden, apple cider vinegar and mason jars.  It’s “cooking” as we … read more.

Abundance in the Vegetable Gardens

Those of us who tend a veggie plot on the north side of Hewett Hall are enjoying the produce–and enjoying sharing the abundance with others.

Two of our young families took over a plot (38″ square). Here are Jeonga, Goan and Haram with their first vegetable … read more.

Mystery Pals Magic

May 6th dawned bright and warm. I felt a flutter of nervous excitement carrying armfuls of flowers to church, an unusual three block walk to get across the marathon using 49th street. This was the culmination of Vancouver Unitarians first experience with the UU Mystery … read more.