Advent Spiral

With Meg Roberts

Sunday, Dec 2  @ 4pm.

A community favorite, this a multigenerational journey into the heart of the spiral. Celebrate the turn of the seasons and the coming of winter, time of reflection and introspection.  This is an all ages event.

Join us for our monthly potluck after the service. Everyone is welcome!

One World Chant and Meditation

Saturday December 8 @ 5pm.

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

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

 

Spirit of Life Workshop

Sunday Dec 9  @ 4pm.  In the Hall.

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.  In December's session Marvin Haave will lead in exploration of some nature connections of our spirits.

 

Winster Solstice Celebration

Dec 16 @ 4pm. In the Sanctuary.

With special musical guests, the Mystic Valley Voices Choir, this contemplative service of meditation, music and readings celebrate the Winter Solstice.   This is the 11th annual event.  

Following our service, please join us for refreshments.

Taizé service

Saturday 22 December @ 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 in a Ted Talk

Sunday Dec 23 @ 4pm.

“The Hidden Power in a Breath of Gratitude” by Rory Ledbetter.

Professional actor, director, and self-development coach Rory Ledbetter shares what happens when you release your breath and focus on gratitude and we learn a simple tool to help you through the holidays.

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.