949 West 49th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Z 2T1
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This Sunday’s Service

Empathy and Racism in Canada : Buddhists to Bertrand Russell

William Bruneau
Sanctuary :: Sunday, September 4 :: 11 am

Canada has been mostly a welcoming nation – not always motivated by generosity and kindness. But we needn’t be bound by the facts of our past. We can choose an attitude of fearless empathy for others.

In thinking about Canada’s history, Bill Bruneau considers two sources of ideas on “empathy”, from Buddhism and from Bertrand Russell. They aren’t so far apart as they look.

Music: Ailsa Zaenker

Art This Month

July 31 – August 31
Opening Reception August 6 6pm – 8pm.

Around Corners,
acrylics by Joanne Hasties


Historical posts

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After five years of operation, the Oak Street Farmers’ Market has closed. We will not cry because it is over, we will smile and celebrate because it happened.

Historical posts of the Oak Street Farmers’ Market

Are You New to UCV?

The Unitarian Church of Vancouver (UCV) welcomes everyone. And of course, everyone in the video above – Why I Come to UCV – was once new to UCV. If you’re new to UCV, you most likely have in mind one or both of these two questions:

Is this for me? Maybe. See what you think.

Can anyone hold a function here? Yes. Take a look.

We’d be delighted to help you with these questions in person, on the phone, or by email. You can also find out more right now. Click on one of the links (in green) above. Or on the menu at the top of the page, check out the options under Who We Are for the first question, and under Bookings for the second. If you’d like discuss either of these or any other questions with someone here, please contact us.

Featured Photos: Flickr Set

photo credit: Gail Stephan more on Flickr


2016 Canvass

May 1 – 31: Thank you for your outstanding generosity to the pledge canvass this year. If you haven’t yet pledged, and are able to do so, we will greatly appreciate the additional help.  Phone the church office or go to Pledge now.

Latest info about the 2016 canvass
General Info about Giving
Q&A about Pledging

Thank you.
– Liz Monrad, Chair, Canvass Committee
– Patrick Dubois, Treasurer

What Else?

What else? Well, there is a lot that goes on around here – at 49th and Oak – and you don’t have to be a member to take part. Anyone can do anything except vote at a general meeting of the church or chair one of the committees. And anyone can go anywhere on this website that a member can. To see for yourself what you can do, click here.