March Messy Church is CANCELLED

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, our Messy Church activity, previously scheduled for March 20, has been cancelled. We will provide further updates as the situation evolves.

Thanks for your understanding and please stay safe everyone.

Messy UU Church is Back!

Messy UU Church is back Friday, Feb. 21st, from 5-7:30 pm, at the Unitarian Hall, 595 Townsite Rd. We’ll be making care packages for the shelter and talking about social justice. A vegetarian meal will be served. Everyone welcome!

First Messy Church of 2020!

It’s the first Messy UU Church of 2020 Friday, Jan. 17th, 5-7:30 pm, at the Unitarian Hall, 595 Townsite Rd. We’ll make care packages for the shelter and serve a vegetarian meal to show our compassion for others. Everyone welcome!

CANCELLED Fundraiser Dinner For Fellowship Refugee Sponsorship Effort

We regret to inform you that the Refugee Sponsorship dinner was cancelled due to insufficient reservations.  Our apologies if you did not receive earlier notification.

We greatly appreciate your support and invite you to visit our FUFON Refugee Sponsorship donation page at: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/44910

Your tax deductible donation will be even more valuable, thanks to anonymous donors who have offered to match donations made prior to January 1stEach donation over of $50 or more will be matched, dollar for dollar (to a maximum of $3,500) – doubling the power of your gift.

Our goal: to raise $7,000 by Dec. 31, 2019 and we believe that, with your help, we can do it.

November Messy Church Will Be Fun For All

One potato, two potato, three potato, four…spuds will be on the menu at this month’s Messy UU Church Friday, Nov. 15th, 5-7:30 pm, at the Unitarian Hall, 595 Townsite Rd. We’ll eat them, play with them, do art with them, and have a story about them. Everyone welcome!

Messy UU October 18

Come join us for our first Messy UU Church of the year, 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Friday, Oct. 18th, at the Unitarian Fellowship. 

We’ll dress up, do art, and have a souper supper, plus some very special guests (Hint: One of them is blue and fuzzy.). All welcome!

CRE Welcome Back Barbecue on Sept 20

Save the date for this great get-together! The Children’s Religious Education Committee is having a welcome back barbecue for our fabulous FUFON kids and their families, 5 to 7:30 pm, Friday, Sept. 20th, at Pacific Gardens, 347 Seventh St. Come join us!

Two Benefit Shows for Unitarian Shelter

Mark the evenings of June 8 and June 22 on your calendar for two high entertaining shows taking place  Unitarian Hall. On Saturday June 8th award-winning stand-up comic Ryan Gunther will have the audiences in stitches with his special brand of humour.  Then on Saturday June  22, CBC and Juno performer Willie Thrasher and partner Linda Saddleback grace the stage with songs and stories drawn from his Inuit culture.

The net proceeds of both shows will support the Unitarian Shelter.

Tickets will be available at the door for for minimum donation of $10. Both shows start at 7 pm.

 

CRE Year-end Barbeque & Potluck

It’s the end of the church year and the Children’s Religious Education Committee is having a barbecue and potluck for our fabulous FUFON kids and their families, 5 to 7:30 pm, Saturday, June 22nd, at Pacific Gardens, 347 Seventh St.  We’ll have a sing-along, a hotdog and marshmallow roast, and of course, lots of fun. Everyone welcome!

Nanaimo Pride Parade – June 9

Come walk with us in the Parade to support Nanaimo Pride on Sunday, June 9th at 12:00.  Assembly is any time prior to 12:00 along Victoria Rd, up the hill from Nicol St. Our exact position in the parade will be announced closer to the event. As well as walking in the parade, we will have a crew cab truck too.  We can seat 4 other adults comfortably in the cab or you can sit in the box of the truck with the kids (parental consent required)

The service on Sunday June 9th will start at 10:30 to accommodate those who wish to walk in the Pride parade.