Vancouver Unitarians
November, 27 2020
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Photo above: Our Garden Path labyrinth on April 26, 2020 - Photo: Hans Elfert

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It's almost May: Beltane, May Day and... World Labyrinth Day! Maypole dancing is out and zoom finger labyrinth "walking" is in this year.
Do watch our UCV website for upcoming news and events
Our Communications team now led by chair Marie Witt findmariewitt@gmail.com is keeping things updated and can respond to your questions.
- Mary Bennett ucvconnect@gmail.com for Connect and Engage Team

Upcoming Events

World Labyrinth Day - Walk as One at One - Lots of options to celebrate while physically distancing

Join Mary at Jericho East Car Park to draw labyrinths with sidewalk chalk Physical distancing will be maintained. I will be giving instruction on drawing a 3-circuit classical labyrinth -- one person/labyrinth for each car stall. Bring your own chalk if you can. You could wear gloves and masks if you wish. I'll do my best to keep 6' away …
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World Labyrinth Day - Walk as One at One - Lots of options to celebrate while physically distancing

Cocktail Party (after Messy Church Quiz)

Cocktail Party (after Messy Church Quiz)
This Saturday! Your UCV Connect & Engage Team - Cocktail Party division (Mary, Caede and Eva) invite you to A dress-up (from the waist up at least) party. Bring your own cocktail (you will be asked to describe it). We'll gather for about an hour, and mix and mingle through randomly assigned breakout groups of 3-5 people. Each time we …
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GSA Film Discussion

by Debra Sutherland Our UCV GSA met via Zoom earlier this month and enjoyed a lively, interesting and informative session reviewing and recommending wide-ranging films and Netflix series.  I have summarized the films mentioned with the hope that at least one of the series or films will intrigue or interest you, and that you will join us at our next meeting on the first Wednesday at 7:15 pm.
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GSA Film Discussion

Messy Church Quiz Show - ONLINE

Messy Church Quiz Show - ONLINE
Messy Church feeds our friendships and souls as well as our bellies. It brings us together around creativity, relaxation and the communion of friends. We have fun. We may not be able to gather in person, but we can still create some fun together! Quiz Show Night has been a favorite Messy Church tradition for the past few years and …
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News from our Website

Volunteers Needed for Virtual Services

For services to continue to be virtual, we need to train some more members to learn how to produce and broadcast Sunday services and support our current incredible, over-worked team. 
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Volunteers Needed for Virtual Services

“Enough angels in heaven, more needed in hell.” - Alastair McIntosh

“Enough angels in heaven, more needed in hell.” - Alastair McIntosh
The UK Unitarians Annual Conference 6-9 April 2020 was billed as Being Together - A three-day virtual gathering for spiritual connection. Mary Bennett and I, both from Vancouver, signed up to hear the keynote address at the conference on 8 April via zoom. It was scheduled in a Greenwich evening time slot (conveniently a Pacific mid-morning time slot!) and featured …
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"We shall be known by the company we keep"

UK General Assembly 2020 Closing Worship Service Seventy-five participants joined in the Thursday (GMT) closing worship service of the three-day all-online annual General Assembly of the UK Unitarians. I was touched by this statement of gratitude, so suitable to our time, by Kate Brody McKenna, one of the worship leaders: "Let us treasure the spirit that has danced between us …
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"We shall be known by the company we keep"

Virtual Coffee Hour: What would you like to talk about and with whom?

Virtual Coffee Hour: What would you like to talk about and with whom?
Coffee hour starts at 12 noon. Join at ucv.im/coffee-hour (regular password) Breakout rooms are set up with a variety of options including some of these: sermon discussion – share comments about today’s service hosted by a member of the Connect and Engage team chat – you just want to connect with some other Unitarians - talk amongst yourselves and perhaps …
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Worship Services are live cast on
our youtube channel https://ucv.im/live
go to ucv.im/oos to follow along with the order of service
After the service, switch over to zoom for our Virtual Coffee hour at ucv.im/coffee-hour
The link and any needed instructions will appear on your screen. You'll need the regular connect and engage zoom password.

Thresholds

Across millennia and cultures, many myths and stories share a common theme and structure: transformative journeys taken by unlikely heroes.  A feature in these stories is the crossing of a threshold from ordinary to extraordinary realms.  Are we living a hero’s journey right now during these strange and trying times?  Join Rev. Steven Epperson and our DRE, Kiersten Moore, for …
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Thresholds
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