Kamloops Unitarian Events

October 20 – Book Bash fundraiser; follows Sunday service

October 24 – UU Men’s & Friends’ Lunch, 11:45 am; Central Station Pub

October 25 – UU Women’s Lunch; 11:45 am; The Stock Pot; RSVP Heather G.

November 3 – Potluck lunch & fellowship meeting following the service

November 11 – Remembrance Day ceremony; meet 10:40 am at Riverside Park Bandshell; visit to Labyrinth and lunch follows

November 16 – Potluck dinner with Rev. Danielle Webber

November 21 – UU & Friends Book Club, 10 am; for info contact Anne

November 21 – UU Men’s & Friends Lunch, 11:45 am, Noble Pig; for info contact Roland

November 29 – UU Women’s Lunch, 11:45 am; Kirsten’s Hideout Cafe; RSVP Heather G.

November 30 – Potluck dinner with Rev. Wendy McNiven; 5 pm; RSVP Janet

December 1 – Winter Warmup Clothing Collection for homeless shelter; bring donated items to the service

December 19 – UU & Friends Book Club, 11 am, followed by potluck Christmas lunch, for info contact Anne

December 19 – UU Mens’ & Friends Lunch, 11:45 am, Boston Pizza downtown

December 20 – UU Women’s Lunch, 11:45 am, Scott’s Inn and Restaurant; RSVP Heather G.

Canadian Unitarian Events

November – Online webinars and the New Connect and Deepen Monthly Virtual Gathering 

Worship as a Beacon for Congregational Growth – Part 2 November 9, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. ET- Learn how to create and sustain a strong worship program for both clergy and lay led congregations in this online event. Our presenter is the Rev. Dr. Barbara Wells ten Hove. Registration deadline: October 31.

Connect and Deep – Virtual Gathering, Monthly – November 10, December 8, January 12, February 9, March 8 (2nd Sunday of the month), 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. ET – Join us for the opportunity to discuss matters of spiritual and theological significance in small and connect with people across the country.

Serving With Spirit: Stronger Together, Planning for Partnership, November 23, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. MT – Explore our potential for meaningful, creative congregational networking and partnerships. Together, develop strategies to support and sustain the growing number of small congregations. Rev. Joan Becelaere is the presenter for this event. Registration deadline: November 12.

Community Events

Here are events which may speak to our Unitarian values and allow us to promote them in the wider community:

Community Labyrinth Walk

Kamloops United Church Hall, first Sunday evening of the month, 7 PM

Enjoy a quiet evening of Labyrinth mediation. We hope that within an ambience of serenity and gentle sound you will find peace and centre while walking the labyrinth.  All are welcome.

Philosophers’ Café

The Smorgasbord Café, the third Tuesday evening of the month, 7 PM

The Council of Canadians sponsors presentations and discussions once a month from January to May. Everyone is welcome.

 

Kamloops Adults Learners’ Society

KALS fosters an environment where it’s easy to share ideas, make new friends and—above all—learn for the sheer enjoyment of it. There are no exams, no deadlines and no pressure.

The calendar is posted on-line at www.kals.ca . Registration is on-line, by mail or in person.

Phone registration: 250-376-1525

Here is a selection of courses from the fall calendar which provide opportunities to broaden your spiritual horizons and support your Unitarian Values :

Freedom from Fear, Freedom from Want – Tuesday, October 1, 10 AM to 12 noon, $10

All Saints’ Ukrainian Church Tour – October 4, 10 AM to 12 noon, free

Recycling – In, Outs and Whys – Tuesday, October 8, 10 AM to 12 noon, $10

Mindful Restorative Justice – Tuesday, October 15, 10 AM to 12 noon, $10

Developing World Connections – Monday, November 18, 1:30 to 3:30 PM, $10

Transition Kamloops – Tuesday, November 19, 10 AM to 12 noon, free

Celebrating The Circle of Life – Wednesdays, October 9-30, 1:30 to 3:30 PM, $25

Public Policy – Why do We Complain? – Tuesdays,  October 15-29, 10 AM to 12 noon,  $20

From a Buddhist Perspective – Fridays, November 1-22, 10 AM to 12 noon, $25