Author: Tony Turner

Ministerial Search Committee News

The First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo is looking for a three-quarter time consulting minister to walk with us as we continue a long tradition of Unitarianism in Nanaimo, BC. This position starts March 1, 2023 after our current minister, Rev. Debra Thorne, steps down … read more.

Capital Campaign for New Roof Launched

The Unitarian Foundation of Nanaimo is embarking on a capital campaign to raise money for a new roof.

The campaign will run from June 12, 2022, to September 18, 2022.

The Need

Our Fellowship building at 595 Townsite Road in Nanaimo is in need of a new roof. … read more.

Fellowship Seeks Coordinator of Spiritual Exploration

Are you the exactly right someone for this position? Or do you know someone who is?

This loving, liberal congregation is seeking a Coordinator of Spiritual Exploration to provide leadership and inspiration in delivering a quality Spiritual Exploration (SE) program for children and youth, reflecting the … read more.

Paul Manly Becomes New ED of our Unitarian Shelter

The Shelter Management Team is very pleased to announce that Paul Manly has been hired as our new Unitarian Shelter Executive Director, effective Mon., March 28th.

Manly, Green MP for Nanaimo-Ladysmith from 2019-2021, comes to us with a wealth of experience working for Nanaimo organizations … read more.

What a wonderful horrible strange year it has been! I’m sure you can think of frightening world events and despairing local ones. As well as times of stunning beauty and heart-breaking kindnesses. I suspect humans have always had to navigate through both suffering and transcendental … read more.

January 13

“Music can minister to minds diseased, pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, raze out the written troubles of the brain, and with its sweet oblivious antidote, cleanse the full bosom of all perilous stuff that weighs upon the heart” — William Shakespeare ~Warmly, Rev … read more.

Summer Solstice Picnic

On Sunday June 20th at 2 pm members and friends are invited to gather in the Fellowship parking lot at 595 Townsite Rd. to celebrate the summer days ahead. Please bring food and drink, fancy hats, lawn chairs and summer cheer. Check the … read more.

Celebration for Leah

On June 19th at 7pm our Nanaimo Fellowship celebrates Leah Hokanson and her 12 years as our Music Director with tributes and song. Bring a drink to toast. Please check the latest Weekly Update or click here for the link.

Canadian Unitarian Council Annual Conference

CUC virtual Conference: Sustaining Our Light the Canadian Unitarian Council Conference website is now open for registration. The Conference named “Sustaining Our Light” is May 14 to 16. This virtual conference will celebrate how our UU faith and our connections are crucial to Sustaining Our Light … read more.