949 West 49th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Z 2T1
(604) 261-7204

Meet Our Lay Chaplains


What some of our clients have to say …

Laurie and James

“We had such a wonderful day and we were very happy to have you officiating the service. It was very special and meaningful.”

Donna and Joan

“Thank you for all of the ways that you contributed [to our wedding] – your care and attention to details that made it extra special; your solid presence for us to rely on, and your obvious enjoyment of what you do. Thank you for sharing in our love and happiness and for blessing our marriage.”

Contact Us

For further information regarding booking a unique and transformative wedding or other ceremony, please call the church office at 604.261.7204.

Nan Gregory

Nan GregoryNan Gregory has deep family ties to the Unitarian Church. She currently volunteers in Children’s Religious Education teaching Spirit Play to the youngest of our community. She has been a professional storyteller to all ages for going on thirty years, and is the author of award-winning books for children. She has been happily married for twenty-five years and is surpassingly fond of her son, his family, and all her grandchildren

Louise Bunn


img_0862Louise brings to lay chaplaincy a lively interest in and long experience with ritual and rites of passage.  She has a particular interest in nature religions, wrote the Unitarian Universalist adult religious education curriculum “Paganism 101”, which is used across the denomination, and  recently completed her master’s degree in “Myth, Cosmology, and the Sacred” at the University of Canterbury in the UK.  She has been an active member of Unitarian Church of Vancouver since 1996.

Louise works as a sculptor and painter with a busy studio on Granville Island.  In her artwork, she is inspired by the processes of change and transformation, and is interested in how we, as human beings, embed ourselves in the world, and find meaning during our time here.

“The realm of the artist is the frontier between the tangible world and the intangible one.”  Federico Fellini

Sherry King

Sherry_KingSherry has been a member of the congregation since 1973 and has served in a number of ways over the years both within our local church community and across the wider denomination. She has sat on many committees and was twice on the board of UCV. In her denominational work she was involved with Leadership School both as a leader and board member for six years and worked as part of the Conflict Management Team for about 12 years both here and in eastern Canada.

Sherry has recently retired from a fulfilling career as a child and family therapist in the area of community mental health. She has two grown daughters and two grandchildren.