Upcoming services

June 30, 2019

PRIDE!

Trans Tipping Point Youth with Worship Associate Shelley Motz — 

The Trans Tipping Point is a Victoria-based project that has engaged trans youth in multiple art-based retreats over the last two years. 

The youth have created an anthology (anticipated to be published later this year) as well as numerous visual art pieces that focus on family, body image, coming out, and other aspects of their lives.

Some of the youth will share their stories with us in this PRIDE service.

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June 23, 2019

Unapologetic: Redefining Beauty

Samantha Magnus with Worship Associate Kressa Sisu — 

An exploration of the kind of “deep beauty” that moves us.

How can we cultivate awareness and appreciation for deep beauty: that of authenticity, resilience, and truth?

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June 16, 2019

The Many Forms of Beauty

Reverend Shana Lynngood with Worship Associate Shelley Motz — 

Our world and our lives are full of beauty. 

The natural world, the world of art and music, and the ways we find and see beauty in human connection all contribute to the sense that as simple as the word is, its meaning is rich and dense.

What forms of beauty speak most to you? Where do you seek it?

How do you recapture a sense of beauty when you have lost it?

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June 9, 2019

Beautiful Transitions

Reverend Shana Lynngood and Arran Liddel with Worship Associate Samantha Magnus — 

How might we see the beauty even amidst the challenge in the shifts and changes that we undergo in life? How can ritual help?   

In this, our annual transitions service, we mark and honour the many changes in our lives since last June. 

We also honour the people who have been members of this community for 25 and 50 years and celebrate the middle-school youth who are graduating from the Our Whole Lives (OWL) program.

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June 2, 2019

Soul Beauty

Reverend Melora Lynngood with Worship Associate Morgan Reid — 

In a world that puts too much value on superficial attractiveness, how might you engage beauty as a spiritual practice?

How do you lift up the inner beauty you see in the people around you? What is beautiful about you?  (No really. Try to answer that. What is beautiful about you as a human being? If it’s hard to answer, why? What would have to change so that you’d more readily admit to your own inner beauty?)  

When life gets hard, how can you find a glimmer of beauty in the midst of it all – one small beautiful thing – that you can take into yourself, and carry with you as a balm for your weary or wounded soul?

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May 26, 2019

Curiosity About Ourselves

Rev. Shana Lynngood with Worship Associate Lynne Bonner — 

Often the first thing that comes to mind when we think about curiosity is all the searching and
seeking and learning we do outside of ourselves. 

I have begun to notice that I need to apply the same sense of curiosity to my own mind and being. How and why do I react as I do? 

Why is it that some things draw me more than others? How can I stay open to new ideas?

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