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Welisa Gogos Craft Fair Fundraiser – Sunday, December 14th, noon

The Welisa Gogos are holding a craft fair in the Great Hall after worship this Sunday.  It’s a fundraiser to benefit the Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. New this year, specially made for Canadian Memorial members, there will be home-baking: fudge, shortcake, gingerbread and loaves; and artisan items will include: knitted slouch hats, scarves, and fingerless gloves; hand-crafted Christmas cards; preserves; and Peace Cards. Join in the spirit of Christmas, and be part of this fantastic…

Christmas Gift Collection Service, Sunday, December 7th, 10:30

Join us this Sunday for our Christmas Gift Collection service when our ministries In From the Cold and Streetmeals are collecting Christmas Gifts to offer on the Downtown Eastside. Through Streetmeals we’d like to express our care by filling over 100 gift bags and stockings for youth 18 – 24 who are currently living on the street, in youth safe houses or in youth detox.  Here are items we welcome as donations:  chocolate bars & chocolate / treats…

Roy & Rosemary Piano Violin Sensation, Sunday, December 7th, 10:30am

We’re really excited to welcome Roy & Rosemary to our Sunday Service as guest musicians!   The duo are a Canadian instrumental sensation whose roots in music began in the church. Naturally gifted with perfect pitch and grounded in world-class musical training, they honed their skills becoming outstanding improvisers. From church to the stages of Carnegie Hall and St. Peter’s Basilica, Roy & Rosemary continue to delight audiences with their fresh, cinematic-like arrangements. We hope…

Remembering Peace, Universal Gospel Choir, Sunday November 9th

Remembrance Day Service, 10:30 am Honouring Remembrance Day and this church’s legacy as a memorial to peace, Rev Beth Hayward reflects on how we come together in communities of hope and collaboration to communicate and bring alive peace in this time.  Further than just an absence of war, peace is an active and deliberate call to bring about change within our relationships, within ourselves, and within all creation.  In this complex world today, with fear…

Books of Remembrance – Open House, Sunday November 9th, 1- 3:30 pm

Join us for music, memories, and reflection in our unique chapel built for peace in honour of those who’ve given their lives in war. View the only copies of the Books of Remembrance outside of Ottawa and perhaps find family members who gave their lives in hope of peace.  Give yourself a historic experience as part of your Remembrance Day reflections.  Tours of the historic stained glass windows along with music and refreshments are part of…

Jubilate Vocal Ensemble, Sunday, November 2nd

As our musical feature for this day’s service, we’re very happy to welcome Vancouver’s Jubilate Vocal Ensemble, an internationally award-winning choir specializing in new Canadian music.  Jubilate members are a diverse group of strong singers, including professional and amateur musicians, music teachers, composers, and conductors. We share a love for choral music and a commitment to highlighting the work of talented Canadian composers.  For more on Jubilate Vocal Ensemble, please visit their website.

Rev Chris Dierkes, Sunday October 19

Chris Dierkes Vancouver Evolutionary Christianity

Back by popular request, our favourite Anglican Priest and Soul Worker, Rev Chris Dierkes, is our guest speaker this Sunday. Chris spent four years living as a monk in early his twenties and later worked for three years as an Anglican priest in Vancouver. He has recently begun his own private practice in soul readings and clearing work. You can learn more about Chris and his work here.  And here’s a post-view of his sermon…

Taking action against Coal Port Expansion

What is the ethical response to energy issues and their effect on our planet? What should people of faith be doing right now to protect our planet? The Canadian Memorial Sustainability Circle has been working with community partners like Voters Taking Action on Climate Change to ask the BC Government to say no to allowing coal from Texada Island to go to the This sure it any use business computer internet marketing online contain: believe…