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We are an inclusive liberal religious community of diverse beliefs and shared values – spiritual growth, social justice, environmental sustainability, artistic expression, and compassion. Join us!
What's on this Sunday 
Sunday, October 26
UN Sunday/Gibbard Award
Rev. Dr. Steven Epperson and guests

This Sunday, we honour the recipients of the UN Gibbard Award. As well, Rev. Epperson will share an unusual and little-known example of the ongoing relevance of the United Nations.

Find out about our United Nations Day activities on October 24 & 25
 

Lighting the chalice candle starts every Service.
  Lunch: Hosted by the Oak Street Farmers Market Committee

Forum: Canadian Immigration Policy in a Mobile World
Professor Daniel Hiebert, Department of Geography, UBC.

Professor Hiebert, an expert on global migrations and on Canadian immigration, will talk on changes in the global demography and their bearing on Canadian immigration policy.

Sponsored by the Social Justice Committee

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Upcoming events 
Celebrating United Nations Day 2014
Friday, October 24 - Saturday, October 25
Unitarian Centre of Vancouver, 49th Ave. & Oak St.

Why Does BC Need the UN's Convention for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)?

More information about topics and times
  


BC Regional Fall Gathering

Pathways to the Spirit
Friday evening October 24
        - Sunday, October 26
First Unitarian Church of Victoria

see the poster for more, the official website for even more

poster :: website
 



Occupy Mentalism
Thursday, November 6, 5:30-7 pm
Hewett Centre hall

We gather for fellowship, a good potluck meal, and to write letters to advocate for people dealing with mental and emotional distress.

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First Friday Cafe
Friday, November 7, 5–9 pm, Fireside Room
Hewett Centre, 949 West 49 Avenue



   
For more information about this and other First Friday Cafés, click on the image.
Unitarian Music Club
Wednesday, November 19, 7:30 pm
Sanctuary

Everyone welcome. We're a mix of listeners and performers. The Music Club welcomes all styles of music, and performances are arranged in advance.

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Eat, Meet, and Write

Thursday, November 20, 5:30 – 7:15 pm
Hewett Centre Hall

Come and write letters with us to promote affordable housing. This event combines fellowship, excellent food and effective social justice activism.

Doors open at 5:30 pm, dinner at 6 pm. Bring a potluck dish. All welcome.

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Announcements 
Welcoming Visitors
Please stay for coffee and conversation after the service. You can keep the conversation going by email  – we’ll forward your message. Oh, and email us anytime if you just have a question.



Art in the Sanctuary and Fireside Room
Looking on and Changing within
September 1 – October 31
Sanctuary and Fireside Room

For this show, member artists have chosen to showcase their interests, the media they use and techniques they enjoy. This display renders an opportunity for viewers looking to change and experiment. It aims to provide a looking-on and changing-within experience.

sponsored by the Arts Committee
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The canvass has come; and passed
Let's enrich the UCV ecosystem! If you haven't yet pledged, please consider doing so. Your pledge together with those of others will help keep our church a healthy and vibrant community. Please call the church office to pledge.

Click on the image at the right, then go to page 7 to read all about it.
   



What's on this month 
Events and Activities Calendar
Click the calendar to see a list of  scheduled events and activities for the current month. You'll find a printer-friendly version as well.    



Announcements cont'd 
Moveable Feasts
Tired of deciding what to prepare for dinner? Enjoy good conversation with fellow Unitarians? Like more variety in your life? Then join the Moveable Feast Group, last Saturday night of every month at a different restaurant.

Click on the image at the right for more info, especially about our September 27 dinner.

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Pastoral letter: Gaza
Important words from the minister on Gaza … and an invitation to friends and members.

More info: click on the logo at the right.
    



Adult Religious Education - Autumn 2014. Preview
Human Diversity, Spirituality, and Well-Being - for course listings, meeting times, web links and more ...
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Messy ChUrch + MAKE Dinner: UU Style!
Hewett Centre Hall
First Friday of the month, 6 - 9 pm
. Next gathering, Friday: November 7)

- low-tech activities. Music. Food! Ping Pong!
- Tool skills obstacle course! All welcome! Potluck—or RSVP

Suggested donation: $5 for adults, $3 for children.
Playroom supervision provided.

Contact Morgan Reid for details
More info
Also see our Fall Children's program brochure


Canadian Unitarian Universalism: Transformative, Dynamic, and Joyful!
The Canadian Unitarian Council is embodying our principles in a proposed new mission statement to guide development of Unitarian Universalism in Canada that is theologically alive, spiritually grounded, boldly inclusive, beyond congregations, deeply connected, and technologically current.
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Covenant Groups
These self-directed groups are designed to deepen our spiritual lives and connections with each other. The groups select their own themes and rotate responsibility for facilitating. More info at the forum on Sunday, September 21.  Also, more info by clicking on the image at the right.

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Ongoing Activities 
What's coming up
• Unitarian Music Club
• Sacred Circle Dance
• First Friday Cafe
• Book Club
• Messy ChUrch + MAKE Dinner: UU Style!
• UCV Covenant Groups
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[pdf] Bulletin Oct 2014.pdf
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