Getting Ready for the New Program Year

All good things have to come to an end.  And so it is with the beautiful pom-pom decoration that adorned our hall for several months.  It was created by our children under the loving leadership of our Children’s Religious Education staff as part of our effort to graduate to the Welcoming Congregation designation.  We now proudly display the accreditation at the entrance to our building.

Rumor has it that the children will work on a new project this fall.  Stay tuned.

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our children made this pom-pom decoration in beautiful rainbow colours

Theme Based Ministry is continuing

This popular series, introduced by our previous minister, Rev. Samaya, is continuing in the upcoming program year 2016-17.  Please check out the different themes that will be presented under the What We Do tab.

We are a Welcoming Congregation!

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Having completed a year long program designed for Unitarian congregations wanting to become more inclusive towards Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian and Transgender people, our fellowship voted unanimously to be an official Welcoming Congregation.

President Joyce Hedges, Rev. Samaya Oakley and LGBTQ chair Julie Rogers presented the certificate authorized by the Canadian Unitarian Council at the fellowship’s general meeting June 19, 2016.


FUFON supports Nanaimo Area Land Trust

FUFON supports NALT!
Nanaimo Area Land Trust’s Executive Director Gail Adrienne was presented a cheque for $1,305.88 from FUFON Sunday, January 31st. Members donated half their weekly Collection from September through December in support of the Trust which has as its mission to “promote  and protect the natural values of land in the Nanaimo Area.”
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595 Townsite Road – A Poem by Janet Vickers

595 Townsite Road was written by Janet Vickers, published poet and member of the First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo on Townsite Rd. The Poetry map was inaugerated by Nanaimo’s first “Poet Laureate” Naomi Beth Waken.  Her aim is to have sites all over Nanaimo described in poetry.

For information regarding submitting a poem or to read other poems, please visit:

Poets Competition

A Fortuitous Journey’s End


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We had several Christmas related services at FUFON during the month of December.  One of them was the highly entertaining presentation “A Fortuitous Journey’s End” presented by Rev. Samaya Oakley, written and directed by Mary Foster and brought to life by … Continue reading