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Spiritual Revolution with Carmen Lansdowne

Canadian Memorial is hosting an event series exploring the places where spirituality, family, art and justice meet, through the stories of those living it. Join us. Rev Dr Carmen Lansdowne Heiltsuk Theologian, Minister, Non-Profit Leader and Parent Sunday, March 19th 10:30am At Canadian Memorial United Church and Centre for Peace 15th and Burrard, Vancouver All are welcome. Childcare provided. The Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne Carmen is the new Executive Director at First United Church in the...

Dine Out CMUC

This Lent, as part of our focus on hospitality, we are organizing Dine Out CMUC! What's that? During the two weeks from March 20th to April 2nd, the Canadian Memorial community will get together in one another's homes to break bread, share a meal, and deepen the relationships that make this place so special. Some folks will volunteer to host and cook, and others will sign up to attend. It's a chance to do as Jesus...

Merton & Moriarty: Visionaries of Human Unity

Thomas Merton and John Moriarty Epic Visionaries of Human Unity Public Talk and Retreat, facilitated by Michael Higgins, author, retreat leader, broadcaster and Merton scholar. Attend either the talk and retreat, or experience them together as a complementary whole. Public Talk Friday, March 10th, 7-9pm. Admission by donation, no registration required Retreat Saturday, March 11th, 9:30am - 3:30pm Cost: $50, lunch and snacks included, registration required. For more information or to register for the retreat, please...

Spiritual Revolution with David Roche

Canadian Memorial is hosting an event series exploring the places where spirituality, family, art and justice meet, through the stories of those living it. Join us. David Roche Inspirational humourist, author, performer and disability activist Sunday, February 26th 10:30am At Canadian Memorial United Church and Centre for Peace 15th and Burrard, Vancouver All are welcome. Childcare provided. David Roche is an inspirational humourist, author, performer and disability activist who has transformed the challenges and gifts of living...

Spring Cleaning Donations to First United

FIRST UNITED DONATIONS:  Spring Pick Up March 12th and 19th We will have two major campaigns, spring and autumn 2017, for donations to First United. SPRING:  Spring is fast approaching - daffodils and tulips are pushing up - and with spring comes the promise to declutter the closets and to admit that the perfectly good shirt you bought three years ago -  70% off -  and have worn once was not a good purchase.  Or that...

Spiritual Revolution with Amal Rana

Canadian Memorial is hosting an event series exploring the places where spirituality, family, art and justice meet, through the stories of those living it. Join us. Amal Rana Queer Muslim Poet, Educator, Facilitator and Writer Sunday, January 29th 10:30am Amal Rana is a queer, Pakistani Muslim performance poet, educator, facilitator and writer born in Jeddah. Her work explores the often-contradictory spaces between the sacred and profane as sites of both trauma and resilience. In a time when...

Thomas Berry: Prophet & Mystic

Thomas Berry, Prophet and Mystic With Gertie Jocksch SC Saturday Jan 14, 2017, 10 – 4:00 pm Thomas Berry can be an inspiration for these challenging times of unparalleled Earth devastation. Our task, he says, is to begin the transition from our modern industrial-technological civilization to a more benign mode of human presence to Earth. This calls for a radical re-visioning of what it means to be human among the communities of our planet home and...

CMUC presents “RING CHRISTMAS BELLS” Christmas concert!

Sunday, December 18 at 9:00am and 11:00am “RING CHRISTMAS BELLS” is a jubilant Christmas concert that will stir your heart with holiday wonder. With music ranging from gospel to contemporary to traditional, a full orchestra, 60-voice choir and children’s choir, this is one Sunday you don’t want to miss. Come join us as we fill your hearts as we celebrate Christmas! (Special Children’s Program for 8 years and younger)