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Imagination Month for Kids and Families

May the light of this chalice, spark our imaginations. May it lead us back to the stories and characters that romp and roam the corridors of our minds. In the warmth of this chalice, may we remember again how thankful we are to have others who love us, and guide and accompany us, as our own stories unfold. The Soul Matters theme for …

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Imagination Month for Kids and Families

Upcoming Events

Irreparable Harm?

This Wednesday, we are delighted to have a discussion with playwright Mairy Beam with scenes by actors Karl Perrin and Vivian Davidson.  Mairy is an arrestee and defendant found guilty and sentenced for breaking the TransMountain Expansion (TMX) injunction against activists resisting pipeline construction.   Irreparable Harm?, a docudrama of the journey of the TMX arrestees through the BC Supreme Court, was produced …

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Irreparable Harm?

Second Sunday Book Group

Second Sunday Book Group
All are welcome at this monthly book group meeting. We read and discuss a wide range of books, all chosen by book group members. We will meet ONLINE after the service on January 10, 2021 to discuss the New York Times bestselling novel, My Name is Lucy Barton, the story of a writer reckoning with the legacy of a scarred …

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News from our Website

A Victory in the Discovery Islands for Wild Salmon

A victory for wild salmon. The Trudeau government will phase out fish farms in the Discovery Islands by 2022. It’s one down and 100+ to go

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Have you noticed – The Swamp Has Been Cleared!

Yes, it is true. Take a look at the entrance to the pre-school. Impressive new flagstones and underneath, a new drainage system. And no more alligator sightings! We also have new tenants, Vancouver Child Study Centre which precipitated major upgrades in the pre-school area of Hewett Centre and the Memorial Society (founded here at the church) is now renting from us. …

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Have you noticed – The Swamp Has Been Cleared!

Announcing "Soul Matters" Themes for 2021

Announcing "Soul Matters" Themes for 2021
UCV has adopted the "Soul Matters" sharing circle subscription which will be used as a resource to guide our small groups and worship over the coming year: From their website: The Soul Matters small group approach was developed at the First Unitarian Church of Rochester New York. The idea for a Sharing Circle arose in 2006 when the co-senior ministers, …

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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
The link and any needed instructions will appear on your screen.

Sunday Morning with Rev. Ron Phares

We welcome to our pulpit, Rev. Ron Phares, Minister of our sister congregation, North Shore Unitarians. 

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Sunday Morning with Rev. Ron Phares

"I can’t Imagine!”

"I can’t Imagine!”
Reflections on our monthly theme - Imagination. 

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Reconciliation is a Massive Failure

Reconciliation continues to fail because it rests on a foundation of systemic racism. It is predicated on the denial of Indigenous peoples’ inherent rights and the willingness of the Canadian state to use violence to suppress the exercise of Indigenous rights. Dr. Bruce McIvor, lawyer and historian, is principal of First Peoples Law Corporation.

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Reconciliation is a Massive Failure

You Might Be Wrong

You Might Be Wrong
We go through life from our own point of view, all of the time. “Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart, for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.”  - James Baldwin

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Canadian Unitarian National Worship Service

Information forthcoming.

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