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Fall 2018 Programs

Read more about our Fall 2018 Programs, and how to get involved Connection Circle – Christian Spiritual Practice Led by Amber and Seth Baker Dates: Mondays 7:00-8:30pm, Oct 8th to Nov 12th Location: Near UBC, transit and wheelchair accessible Limit 6 people* (Register during coffee hour or in the Main office starting Sept 16th ) Explore spiritual practice deeply rooted in the ancient and evolving Christian tradition. Connection Circle – A Theology of Randomness Led...

An Affirming Congregation

Canadian Memorial becomes an Affirming Ministry! On June 10, 2018 after a full year of education and reflection spread throughout worship, numerous events, and monthly display tables, Canadian Memorial voted resoundingly to become an Affirming ministry. We join St. Andrew’s Wesley as the second Affirming United Church in Vancouver and stand with over 200 Affirming United Church ministries across Canada in witnessing to the wider community that God’s love extends to everyone equally and without...

JOB POSTING: Administrator

ADMINISTRATOR POSITION - JUNE 2018 Who we seek Our inclusive, progressive Christian community is looking for a superstar to report to the Lead Minister and manage the church’s non-ministry functions. The Administrator is the nexus for staff, ministers, congregants, and the public -  the go-to person, anticipator, initiator, doer, detail-watcher, and systematiser who keeps all background functions running smoothly. We seek an organized, flexible, grounded, collegial, hands-on Administrator to work alongside the Rentals Coordinator in an...

Humans of Canadian Memorial: Tammy

“I was born in Hamilton Ontario, 2 months too early which is why I have a visual disability. I was so small that they put me in an incubator. I think I was only 2 pounds when I was born and back in the 60’s they didn’t really know much about incubators so they turned up the oxygen too high and my retinas got damaged. That’s how I lost my sight.” Can you tell me...

Earth Day Service – April 22

Join us for a moving Earth Day Service, with local gospel, soul and jazz singer Dawn Pemberton and reflections from Rabbi Dr Laura Duhan-Kaplan, Director of Inter-religious Studies at the Vancouver School of Theology. Along with our usual (incredible) music and leadership team, and all the warmth and welcome of this unique community of faith. ALL ARE WELCOME. We really mean it. We'd love to have you there.   CMUC gathers and worships on the...

Humans of Canadian Memorial: Wilda

How did you get into stand-up comedy? “Over a lifetime, in a round-about way. As a child, my mom entered me in public speaking contests and talent shows. She could see I got a kick out of entertaining. In my adult life, I've been on a quest to find my purpose. I was in a long-term marriage and spent a lot of my energy on things important to my husband. But I was out of...

Humans of Canadian Memorial: Michelle

"I came to Canadian Memorial three years ago, after a crisis in my life. Six months earlier, my husband Paul had contracted a severe case of cerebral malaria after a trip to Africa. He was in a deep coma, with complete kidney failure, liver failure, and a very poor prognosis for recovery. We ended up taking him off life support, but then he started to improve a little bit, so we plugged him back in....

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