Recent News

Outreach Opportunites Fund Nominations

Every year, the Outreach Opportunities Fund (OOF) Committee selects three recipients to be given 25% of the funds from the Sunday collection. Recipients receive the funds for four straight months: the average amount awarded is about $1,800. Traditionally, the Committee has selected the beneficiaries of … read more.

Privilege Through an NVC Lens

Invite to a CUUWA Event

Monday, August 20th at noon
The Canadian Unitarian Universalist Women’s Association (CUUWA) is sponsoring a free online presentation, and we’re all invited!
Presented by Catherine Strickland, a Non Violent Communication (NVC) practitioner, this session will apply the NVC lens to privilege … read more.

Paganism 101 To Be Offered Starting September

The Paganism 101 curriculum will be offered, one session each month, starting on the 4th Tuesday of September and going until June, 2019. Louise Bunn was one of the co-creators of this curriculum. The group of four who comprise UCV’s Earth Spirit Council will rotate … read more.

Protect the Inlet Flotilla

At least 12 Vancouver (and Victoria) Unitarians gathered with hundreds of water protectors and families from across the Salish Sea to support the Protect the Inlet Flotilla on Saturday, July 14, 2018. 
The flotilla of canoes and kayaks gathered and paddle together from the ancient village … read more.

UU Connections Committee – National & Global

UUCC  (you you see see) – UCV’s National & Global Connections Committee

Update – 5 July 2018 – from Keith Wilkinson, Committee Chair

This posting summarizes some of the national and global activities in which Vancouver Unitarians have been engaged over the years. Activity in various areas ebbs … read more.

Our Library Has Pride

Our library has the following books touching on LGBTQ2S themes.

Photo shows Barb Taylor, Jean Stanton and Aphrodite Harris, some of our volunteer library committee members.

“Gay Men and Women Who Enriched the World” by Thomas Cowan
“There’s Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You” edited by … read more.

Herbal Tea from the Gardens

From World Labyrinth Day (May 2018), photo of Sandy serving her herbal teas to an enthusiastic group. Sandy makes a ginger-sugar syrup and uses a special apple mint for the tea.

Recipes for teas

From Sandy Riecken

Ginger syrup recipe – makes 1 litre/ quart

¼ cup cane sugar

3 … read more.

The Garden Path and Courtyard Labyrinths in June

Thanks to Keith Wilkinson for these photos of the labyrinths taken Sunday, June 10, 2018.

Courtyard Labyrinth Sunday morning.
We often paint rocks at GLAD, Gathering for Labyrinth, Art and Dance.
Start from the doors that open from Hewett Centre. Walk on the grey to the centre and … read more.

Mystery Pals Magic

May 6th dawned bright and warm. I felt a flutter of nervous excitement carrying armfuls of flowers to church, an unusual three block walk to get across the marathon using 49th street. This was the culmination of Vancouver Unitarians first experience with the UU Mystery … read more.