Join the four Metro Vancouver UU Congregations as you ease into the holiday remembering its meaning and beauty amidst all the activity. Music and scripture readings will be shared by each congregation. You can take in the service from the comfort of your home … read more.
Christmas Eve and Hanukah are a time of wonder. A time of hope. A time to gather with our families and friends in gentle candlelight. A time to sing familiar songs. A time to hear the ancient stories and remember that humanity has walked familiar … read more.
Join us for a special service to celebrate the approaching Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year. We will explore how darkness can nourish us and help us find stillness in challenging times through contemplative ritual, story and music. If you are attending … read more.
A seasonal feast for the senses. First, we enter the sweet dark, the gentle dark, the thoughtful dark through popular and timeless songs, stories and poetry. In the deep dark, where sadness and joy are woven together, we find the transcendent light. Then joy breaks … read more.
The pressures and anxieties of living in this modern world can, at times, be nightmarish.
It is too easy to slip into a bleak and hopeless outlook for humanity. But, there is another point of view, as there are wondrous acts of bravery and … read more.
We live in a culture that celebrates the individual, where the motto is that you can be whatever you want, and if you don’t get what you want, well, that’s on you. And it’s all a lie.
Ryan Guenther started attending the First Unitarian Church of … read more.
The tsunami of change we are experiencing, from the global pandemic, the climate emergency, a racial justice reckoning, societal polarization and a host of factors that are causing institutions, like churches, to deconstruct and reorient, grabbing onto what is familiar and safe is not going … read more.
Karl Perrin has been a climate activist for decades and is a member of the Unitarian Church of Vancouver. Over the years, Karl has struggled, like many of us do, to come to grips with the magnitude of the climate crisis.
However, he has found … read more.
Not only are the clocks changing this weekend, we are too. Sometimes slowly, sometimes quickly change happens. The climate crisis has been slowly building for decades and now it seems to be suddenly upon us, maybe too late to reverse. .
Our bodies … read more.
The climate crisis is creating justified anxiety and grief worldwide. Many of us want to be part of working towards a solution, but it’s easy to feel helpless in the face of such a large problem. We know that action is the remedy for anxiety, … read more.