Vancouver Unitarians
July, 2020

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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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There's even more going on around here than usual over the coming weekend.
We hope you'll check out and attend some of these events:
Unitarian Men's RetreatSasamat Outdoor Centre
Dismantling Racism and White Privilege: Honouring our First Principle
Sat. Messy Church Potluck Dinner
Sat. All Candidates Meeting
Sun. Forum - Transition Towns
Sun. Circle dance - the easy way

And lots more at: https://vancouverunitarians.ca/eventlist/

- Mary for Communications Team.

News from Our Website

"What Do We Call Ourselves?" Task Force

As a progressive religious congregation we have a history of reviewing and updating how we  identify and represent ourselves.  In 2004 a Communication Working Group, in consultation with our community, created the stylized hand logo to replace the stylized chalice as more representative of our membership.  And a few years ago, the Vision Task Force engaged in crafting a new …
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"What Do We Call Ourselves?" Task Force

Vancouver Unitarians Join Sept 27 Global Climate Strike

Vancouver Unitarians Join Sept 27 Global Climate Strike
Unitarians from all four Greater Vancouver congregations - including three Unitarian ministers - gathered under the Vancouver Unitarians banner at the start of the Global Climate Strike in Vancouver on Sept. 27, 2019. The event was organized by students and we proudly joined with 10s of thousands of them to fill the length of Cambie Street on our way through …
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Upcoming Special Events

Go to the Calendar for all upcoming events.

New to Vancouver Unitarians Workshop

Saturday October 26, 2019, 9:15 am – 2:30 pm, Fireside Room. Everything you wanted to know about Unitarianism and Vancouver Unitarians but were afraid to ask. Join us for this one day information workshop, Coffee and Muffins 9:00 am, lunch provided. Attendance encouraged prior to becoming a Vancouver Unitarian member. Interested current members also welcome. Registration forms available at the …
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New to Vancouver Unitarians Workshop

Forum - Transition Towns

Forum - Transition Towns
The State of the World, Transition Towns and our response in Vancouver - a participatory discussion led by Fred Bass. We'll itemize some ecological challenges we face. Fred will briefly describe the history of the Transition Town movement from early beginnings in the UK, to Vancouver's work, to its multiple components in Port Townsend WA. Fred will lead a discussion …
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Lunch for new members with Connect & Engage team

The Connect & Engage team invites all who have joined within the past 5 years to a lunch and social in the Fireside room. Come and meet others who are relatively new. Share your experiences so far and let us help you connect with other people or groups that might interest you. We'd like to help you navigate your journey …
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Lunch for new members with Connect & Engage team

Mentorship for leadership

Mentorship for leadership
Are you ready for leadership? Have you had an idea for an event or group but didn't know where to start? We can help guide you along the path. Connect & Engage team will facilitate newish people who are interested in moving into leadership roles in the congregation especially people who are leading or want to lead events or small …
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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.

John Voth still enhancing the beauty of UCV after all these years!

John Voth's latest project is creating garden markers for the labyrinth. Mary Bennett had found a photo of something like this and John envisioned something bigger and better! He is using cedar from his Kitsilano trees and burning the letters with a burning tool. In succeeding years in the fall he will dry them out again sand the face and …
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John Voth still enhancing the beauty of UCV after all these years!
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