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 by Rev. David Ewart
Dates: Wednesdays 7:30-9:00pm, Oct 9th, 17th, 24th
Location: CMUC Centre for Peace
Register during coffee hour or in the Main office starting Sept 16th, or just Drop In

A Theology of: Meaninglessness, Purposelessness, and Randomness, of Good, Justice and Evolution. Can we trust God if and when events happen randomly and without any meaning or purpose? All are welcome.

Bible Study with Beth

Led by Rev. Beth Hayward and guests
Dates: Tuesdays 7:00-8:30pm, Oct 9th to Nov 20th
Location: CMUC Centre for Peace
Register during coffee hour or in the Main office starting Sept 16th, or just Drop In

A key part of nurturing our Christian faith is learning to wrestle with our texts. Led by Rev. Beth Hayward. No experience required.

Chancel Choir

Led by our Minister of Music, Lonnie Delisle
Dates: Thursdays 7:15-9:00pm, ongoing
Location: CMUC Sanctuary
Talk to Lonnie or email lonnie@canadianmemorial.org to sign up

A mix of gospel, contemporary and traditional music. No auditions required.

Cinema Sophia

Led by Tom Little
7-10pm, every second Friday
Location: CMUC Centre for Peace
Limit: 25 people. Register during coffee hour or in the Main office starting Sept 16th. Please commit to attending at least 50% of films.

More than a film-watching group, this is a chance to experience deep and moving (and sometimes funny) films, and then discuss and reflect on them among spiritual community.


Meditation Group: Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30 p.m. | Fireside Room

Learn meditation techniques, listen to spiritual readings.
Questions? Contact Sam Wyatt, sam@samwyatt.com.

Parent and Tot Group:
Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 p.m. | Great Hall

Build community and offer support and encouragement while young children play and interact.
Questions? Contact Michelle Cobban, mcobban@hotmail.com.


In from the Cold

Join us to serve a hot meal at First United Church on the second Friday of every month from 3:30-7:30 pm. Volunteers cook a meat or veggie stew, set-up, and serve those in need of a nourishing meal.

To get involved, contact Heather McKelvie, hdmckel@gmail.com.

Street Meals

Street Meals is an outreach ministry that has been supporting street-involved youth in Vancouver with a hot meal and sandwich program. Street Meals provides food, clothes, and scholarships to street-involved youth.

To get involved, contact Joanne Hausch, jhausch@deloitte.ca.


The Canadian Memorial community continues to listen and learn how we can live into the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action.

To get involved, contact Hilary Kitson, hfkitson2@gmail.com.


CMUC is part of a network of over 200 Affirming ministries across Canada. We declare in word and action that God loves and accepts people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We are committed to working for the full inclusion of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities in the United Church of Canada and in society. Check out our action plan for the upcoming year here.

To get involved, contact Emily, emilyasimpson@gmail.com