September 23, 2017

Giant Book Sale and Bake Sale

9 am to 3 pm – Top books at low prices. Browse the books and check out the Bake Sale.

Our book sale is a tradition that attracts buyers from all over Greater Victoria. Don’t miss it!    

Do you have books to donate? Please keep them until September. However, if you need to clear them out now, please bring them to the church in boxes and put them in the storage space under the Sanctuary.
Please do not donate textbooks, encyclopaedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed books, computer books, or magazines. They don’t sell. Please put them in your recycling. 

Would you like to help with the Giant Book Sale? Email Suellen Guenther or phone 250-727-0454.

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September 10, 2017

Children and Youth Programs

At Victoria Unitarian we explore and learn about spiritual practices in the broadest sense: from world religions to gardening; from meditation to social action; from self-reflection to fellowship and fun. We welcome everyone!

Programs begin Sunday, Sept. 10. Our Curricula are designed to nurture Unitarian Universalist identity, spiritual growth, transforming faith and vital communities of justice and love.

Parents or guardians are not required to join the congregation.

Questions? Email Faye Mogensen, director of Spiritual Exploration and Learning for Children and Youth. or phone 250-744-2695.

1 to 4 years: Sundays 10:20 to noon. Paid staff offer loving care. Free-play, stories, music, snack, outdoor exploration and a short circle time.

Gr. 6 to 8: Junior yU*Uth: a special Coming of Age year

Gr. 9 to 12: Our yU*Uth Ministry: based on six pillars: worship, leadership, learning, community building, social action, and fun. Youth take leadership in all of these areas, with adult support.

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August 18, 2017

Summer Camp

August 18 to 20 – Friends new and old are waiting to meet you on the shores of beautiful Shawnigan Lake. UU Island Network’s Summer Camp provides time for spiritual development, strengthening old and forming new friendships and supporting diverse, intergenerational, intentional community.

“Let the beauty we love be what we do”. ~ Rumi

 Register here now. 

Easter Seals Camp Shawnigan offers a lovely outdoor setting to have fun, relax, deepen friendships, explore spirituality and feel part of the larger Unitarian community.

Take part in campfire, a Friday BBQ, variety show and family dance. As well, Saturday morning offers great programming for all ages, and the fabulous waterfront will be open in the afternoon.

Hike up Mt. Baldy for a 360-degree view of Shawnigan Lake, explore the Kinsol Trestle, board games and crafts are other offerings for you to explore.

Camp provides time for spiritual development, strengthening old and forming new friendships and supporting diverse, intergenerational, intentional community.

There are a few camperships available to help families and singles attend our Camp Weekend in August at the Easter Seals Campground. This money comes from the Denominational Affairs budget to promote friendships and networking not only in our church but up and down UU Vancouver Island. If interested please email Christine Johnston.

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