UPCOMING SUNDAY SERVICES
December's theme "Mystery"
December 23rd, 10:30am. “A Spark in the Dark!” a Solstice Pageant for all ages led by Rev. Dr. Barbara Wells ten Hove with Lynn Sabourin and Ariel Hunt-Brondwin. This meaningful pageant reminds us that we each have a spark of light inside that shines particularly bright in the dark of winter. I you haven’t already, talked with Lynn Sabourin about how your kids can participate.
December 24th, 5:30pm. “Early Christmas Eve Candlelight Service” with Rev. Dr. Barbara Wells ten Hove and Lynn Sabourin. Come hear a beautiful story, sing carols and participate in a gorgeous candle lighting ceremony. Suitable for all ages. A short reception will follow.
December 24th, 8pm “Late Christmas Eve Candlelight Service” with Rev. Dr. Barbara Wells ten Hove, Jaco ten Hove, and the Vox Lumina choir. Celebrate this magic night with beautiful music, meaningful reflections and a gorgeous candle lighting ceremony. A short reception will follow.
December 30th, 10:30am. “Paganism & Unitarianism” by Louise Bunn with Service Associate Pat Meyer. How do contemporary Paganism and Unitarianism inform, nourish, and enrich each other? Louise Bunn wrote the UU adult religious education curriculum "Paganism 101", and completed her master's degree in "Myth, Cosmology, and the Sacred" at the University of Canterbury in the UK. She's been an active member of the Unitarian Church of Vancouver since 1996, where she has served as a Lay Chaplain, on their Ministerial Search Committee, and as an active member of the worship committee.
January's theme "Possibility"
January 6th, 10:30am. “Wretched Blessings” by Lindsay Hindle. People come into and out of our lives in many different ways. What can their departures (from break ups, to job transfers, to passing on) teach us about our connections to other humans and the possibilities for redesigning relationships with ourselves and others?
January 13th, 10:30am. “The Spiritual Strength of Failure” by Rev. Dr. Barbara Wells ten Hove. Failure is often seen as a bad thing. What is failing is actually a spiritual strength?
January 20th, 10:30am. “What is True Happiness and is it Possible to Achieve?”
Mike Lisagor will be exploring what true happiness is and isn't from a personal, Buddhist and psychological perspective. Mike has practiced SGI Nichiren Buddhism with his wife, Trude, for almost 50 years and is the author of Romancing the Buddha, a best-selling book and one-man show.
January 27th, 10:30am. “An Endless Supply of Now” by Rev. Dr. Barbara Wells ten Hove. When there is no such thing as now and yet every time is now, how do you plan your day? There will be a New Member Welcome Ceremony as part of the service.
February's theme "Creativity"
March's theme "Journey"
April's theme "Wholeness"
May's theme "Curiosity"
June's theme "Beauty"
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