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November, 2019

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Here's a small portion of what's on our website about news and upcoming events. Do check into vancouverunitarians.ca regularly and note Recent News and Special Events in particular.
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News from Our Website

Do you have an idea for a new group? Let's make it happen!

We know it's hard to get to know people on Sunday mornings. There are so many of us. And as is often said: There's a lot that goes on around here. UCV has lots of small groups where people get to know each other more easily. Some once formed are then closed. Others are drop-in. Several people are initiating new …
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Do you have an idea for a new group? Let's make it happen!

Do you enjoy life writing? Register for the new group

Do you enjoy life writing? Register for the new group
A writing group will start meeting every two weeks starting in September facilitated by Andrea Nicki, author of three prose poetry books, editor, and professor in ethical leadership at Fairleigh Dickinson University. In each meeting of 90 minutes the group will discuss short pieces of life writing or prose poetry on a topic, write individually about the topic, and then …
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Paganism 101 will be offered again in September

Paganism 101 will be offered again for 2019-2020 season on the 4th Wednesday of the month starting in September. The 2018-2019 Paganism 101 group was full with a wait list. If you are on the wait list, please contact Coral or Sandra right away and register. Suggested donation to the Unitarian church is $50.00.  Please contact Coral Heron at coachcoral@gmail.com or …
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Earth Spirit Group

Dear Coffee and Tea Drinkers

Dear Coffee and Tea Drinkers
You are seriously needed to volunteer for Sunday Coffee Service set up and/or serving. With Karen Hertz stepping down from every Sunday set up, we need you!  Just once a month! You will be appreciated and feel a warm glow in your heart from your humble service to our community.  Men are welcome to volunteer. Contact Eva Allan.  eallan@telus.net or …
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Upcoming Special Events

Go to the Calendar for all upcoming events.

Drop-in Singing Group - first session in September

Do you like to sing? Would you like to sing once a month in a small group that doesn't judge or perform? We will meet for the first time at 12:45 pm on September 15 and gather on the third Sunday every month until April. You're invited! My name's Glenn Deefholts. I've been playing the piano and hosting singalongs for …
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Drop-in Singing Group - first session in September

Celebrate Lammas at the August Earth Spirit Circle

Celebrate Lammas at the August Earth Spirit Circle
This month, we will celebrate Lammas with a ritual focussing on Lugh, the Irish Sun God, the god of all arts and crafts.  Lugh is a god of many talents and skills.  In preparation please think of your talents and your skills.  We will use dance to deepen our meditation. Mairy Beam will guide our session. Join us on Tuesday, …
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Paint Rainbow Rocks for Pride

You and kids (with your permission) can paint rainbows on rocks on Sunday to celebrate pride. Prepare for Pride Drop-in to the Genders and Sexualities Alliance table to celebrate Pride in the courtyard after the service. You can paint a rainbow on a rock take a selfie in front of our Welcoming congregation banner - with or without dress-up paraphernalia …
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Paint Rainbow Rocks for Pride

Circle dance with earth spirit ritual

Circle dance with earth spirit ritual
NEW: Earth Spirit ritual and circle dance: Tuesday, July 29 and August 27. 7-9pm Mairy and Mary are offering a summertime circle dance with pagan ritual on the last Tuesday of July and August. Hall, Unitarian Centre, 949 W 49th We will start out with casting a circle, calling in the four directions and honouring the divine masculine and feminine. …
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CompuTutor - Drop in and get your technology issues solved

Drop in to Lindsey Room between 12 noon and 1 pm first Sundays and get your techie problems solved. Galen Elfert, John Henderson and/or Paul Prescod presiding. Coordinator: RandallMacKinnon@yahoo.ca If you want to reserve the UCV laptop for this session contact Mary at sharingucv@gmail.com If you want to reserve the UCV tablet for this session, contact Kiersten at dre@vancouverunitarians.com Must …
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CompuTutor - Drop in and get your technology issues solved

Meet Our Members

Do you enjoy reading about our members? If so, perhaps you'd be willing to send us a photo and "bio/testimonial". Contact sharingucv@gmail.com, our communications co-chair, Mary Bennett.

Martha Saunders

Martha will be leading the worship service on Sunday, August 4th. Martha joined UCV in the fall of 2018. Martha Saunders Ph.D., taught religious studies and women’s studies for many years at Concordia University, Montreal, and at the University of Toronto, specializing in religious and environmental ethics. Since 1995 she has been one of the long-time leaders of an independent …
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Martha Saunders
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