The Wisdom of Richard Wagamese

Sunday May 19 @ 4pm.

The Spirit Players will take to the “stage” as they dramatize kernels of spiritual wisdom from the writing of Richard Wagamese (1955-2017).

Spirit Players: Rev. Helen McFadyen, Meredith Martin and Marvin Haave.

Spirit of Life Workshop

Sunday May 12@ 4pm.  In the Hall.

Based on our beloved song "Spirit of Life" we will focus on the phrase “wings set me free” to envision the next chapters of our spiritual journeys and affirm our hopes, dreams and potentials of how we want to live

Hosted by Heather Kennedy-MacNeill

 

Taizé service

Saturday May 25 @ 5pm.

With Arlene Bell and Peggy Zimmerman. This Christian prayer service with readings, songs and silence, is co-sponsored by Comox United Church and the Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship.

Please enter the building through the right-hand side entrance off the parking lot and go straight ahead through the double doors.

Experiencing Spirit through Video

Sunday May 26 @ 4pm.  In the Hall.

In a video, join us as we watch and discuss psychologist Emily Esfahani Smith who challenges our fixation on happiness and maintains that true satisfaction comes from creating a life of purpose.

Hosted by Rachel McBryan

 

2019 Annual General Meeting

Sunday May 26  @ 2pm

The  CVUF Board wants to ensure each person has a voice in matters that concern them so please plan on attending. Your presence and input are very important! (see more information later in the newsletter)

One World Chant and Meditation

Saturday May 11 @ 5pm. In the Hall.

Meditation, chants, and short readings from the various spiritual traditions, this contemplative gathering is co-hosted with Comox United Church and the Comox Valley Unity Church.

These will continue through the summer on the 2nd Saturday of each month.

 

Monthly Themes


We’re excited to explore these themes for our community this 2018-2019 year:

September: Possibilities 

October: Pride

November: Humility

December: Generosity

January: Forgiveness

February: Death/ dying

March: Birth/ rebirth

April: Spiritual Activism

May: Right Relations

June: Transitions

Sunday format schedule:


 

First and Third Sundays: All ages start together.  After The Story for All Ages, the children go off to their program.

Second Saturday: One World Chant and Meditation:  A mix of song and contemplation co-sponsored with Unity Church and Comox United Church.

Second Sunday: Spirit of Life Workshop: Exploring different aspects of the spiritual life, framed by the lyrics of the well known Unitarian song, “Spirit of Life”, this is a new workshop series.

Fourth Saturday: Taizé Service: A Christian prayer service with readings, songs and silence. Please enter quietly through the main front door. The Taizé services are co-sponsored by Comox United Church and the Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship.

Fourth Sunday: TED Talk & Discussion: After viewing a 20 minute TED talk video, participants join a facilitated discussion with the intention of exploring how the talk may influence our lives.

Fifth Sunday: FUUn Sundays.  Young people often take the center stage as leaders in these multigenerational gatherings focused on building connection between the generations through fun, games and socializing.

 IDEAS & suggestions are encouraged !  If you run across any resources on any of these themes (readings, quotes, books, films, TED Talks/videos), please email them to Rev. Meg Roberts, so we can enrich our packets with your input. (mroberts@uuma.org) If you have an idea for a Sunday gathering (traditional or spiritual practice), please email Jane Fox (janefoxincomox@gmail.com) or Meg Roberts.

We are excited to explore what it means to be Canadian Unitarian Universalists living and serving in the 21st Century.