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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.

Spiritual Toolbox for Vulnerable Times

What does it mean to be Unitarian Universalist, and part of a liberal religious society in Kamloops in 2017? Rev. Helen presents a spiritual toolbox to help manage our individual and collective vulnerabilities.  A soup lunch & Shared Ministry check-in conversation will take place immediately after the service, followed by UUFK’s Annual Meeting.

Contemplative Service

Reflective readings with time for meditative 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.

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Mysticism & Resistance – the Theology of Dorothee Soelle

Using the work of German theologian and activist, Dorothee Soelle, we’ll explore what mysticism is and how the religious impulse of mysticism is reflected in all world religions. We’ll talk about the places of mystical experience (including: nature, eroticism, suffering, community, and joy) and we will look at Soelle’s argument that mysticism is a tool … Continued

Contemplative Service

The contemplative service creates a quiet, reflective space through the use of intentional readings and meditative silence.

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The True Meaning of a Unitarian Easter

Unitarian Universalists often resist celebrating Easter as a religious holiday. While predominantly focused on Christian beliefs about Jesus’ death and renewed life, we can find Easter’s true meaning in the appreciation of life’s renewing cycles and, that for all things there is a season; the celebration of thanksgiving for the presence of the sacred in each … Continued