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Chalice Circle Service

Readings, reflection, and small group conversations on January’s theme of “Creativity”.

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Creating “Reality”

Special guest, Venerable Tsunma Gawa Khandro will speak about how we create our reality based on the stories we write for ourselves in our minds. (Layers and layers of incredible –often misdirected– creative energy!) Tsunma Gawa is the spiritual director of GawaLing Buddhist Centre in McLure BC. Her teaching and practice are inclusive and open to all … Continued

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Just Love (Pride Sunday)

We’ll celebrate the Rainbow diversity amongst us and honour the hard-fought justice sought in our country by LGBTQ+ people to be who they are, and to love whom they love. This month our spiritual theme is: Love & Justice; we’ll look at how the CUC and UUA Welcoming Congregation program has contributed to LGBTQ+ inclusion in … Continued

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Contemplative Service

A time of contemplative readings, silence, and quiet reflection to nurture one’s spiritual being

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And the Walls Come Tumbling Down

We humans erect walls to close in cities and nations, to imprison people, and sometimes to keep ourselves hostage. Yet, we can also tear those walls down through justice-seeking, relationship building, and allowing love to triumph over hate, fear, and anger. We will be Sharing Our Plate (Offering) with the Kamloops Elizabeth Fry Society.

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Chalice Circle

Further focus on the February theme of Love & Justice with readings, candle lighting, and small group discussions facilitated by a lay leader.

If My Body is My Temple, Why Am I Desecrating this Church?!

Genetics, early family life, culture, and economics all influence what our health and what our adult bodies eventually look like. Gifted with one body, we don’t always make good choices. Many struggle with patterns of behaviour that contribute to one’s medical problems, depression, obesity, addictions, and eating disorders. Our spiritual theme this month is: Our Bodies. … Continued

Contemplative Service

Reflective readings with time for mediative silence to inspire one’s spiritual being

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The Long Road Back from Sexualized Violence

Sexualized violence is any unwanted sexual activity, including sexual attacks and sexual touching. Sexual assault is the only violent crime in Canada that is not declining. Young and otherwise vulnerable women are most likely to be sexually assaulted. Continuing with the spiritual theme of Our Bodies we’ll look at the spiritual and emotional impact of sexualized violence … Continued

Chalice Circle

Continuing the focus on the theme of “Our Bodies”, the Chalice Circle will offer readings, candle lighting, and group discussions facilitated by a lay leader.