Category: Recent News

The monthly e-newsletter selects up to 5 news posts with this category. Priorities would be news relevant to a wide number of people and especially of interest to visitors or new folk.

April on the Garden Path Labyrinth

The grape hyacinths are in abundance. Snowdrops and crocuses have now gone back underground.

We have a few daffodils lingering on and the tulips are blooming.

The primulas are in full bloom or coming into their own. Thanks to Hanno for the pale pink perennial primulas. Last … read more.

Bill C-262 rally supported by UCV members

The Canadian Unitarian Council was a co-sponsor of the pass Bill C-262 rally on Saturday, April 6th. Representatives of all 4 Greater Vancouver Unitarian congregations spoke including Leslie Kemp from UCV.

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has called Canada to adopt and implement the UN Declaration … read more.

May Days – Take a Staycation at UCV

May Days – Keep this list!

UCV has many celebrations lined up to celebrate the coming of the May! You can plan a staycation and hang out at our campus for most of the weekend!

Fri. May 3 – 6:30 pm – GSA (Genders and Sexualities Alliance) … read more.

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 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 … read more.

Forest Bathing in Pacific Spirit Park

Several of us in the Westside Unitarian Neighbourhood Group are embarking on “forest bathing” in Pacific Spirit Park. If you’d like to know when we’re going for a walk (probably 1-2 hours), let Mary know and she’ll send you a note when we have … read more.

UCV’s Third Compassion Circle – 2019

Do you want to deepen the practice of compassion in your life and in your world? Consider the following two upcoming opportunities: UCV’s Compassion Circle (now in its third year) and the Compassion Course Online (originating in New York).
The UCV Compassion Circle is starting … read more.

Do you love books?  and lunch? 

by Karen Theroux

The new UCV Potluck Book and Lunch Club brings together good books, delicious food, and lively conversation.  Unlike most book clubs, the PLB&LC doesn’t choose one book for everyone to read. Instead, members bring one, or two, or more favorites to describe … read more.