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Building Bridges Through Understanding the Village

Saturday March 30th, 2019 from 9:30 am to 4 pm

Unitarian Church of Vancouver:
949 49 AVE W, Vancouver, BC

 

About the Workshop and Facilitator

During this experiential workshop we will explore our personal role in supporting the revival of the values that worked so beautifully in Indigenous villages for thousands of years. We will also explore in-depth the affects of Residential Schools and Canada’s Policy of Assimilation. This workshop is geared to solutions rather than recrimination and is a great forum in which to ask questions. The workshop is done from a non-blame and non-shame perspective and invites all participants to become a part of the healing that IS already happening.
The workshop will be facilitated by Kathi Camilleri. Kathi’s work has been inspired by Jann Derrick’s teachings of Jann Derrick’s “The Circle and The Box” and by many Elders’ teachings.

 

Hosted by the Vancouver Quakers and the Unitarian Church of Vancouver

Registration:  Please register on Eventbrite or by sending an email to Leslie Kemp at email hidden; JavaScript is required / 604-738-1653 by March 8th to register as participant

Cost: Suggested donation $20 per person. This is an adult-oriented event. We are exploring childcare options for those who need it; please email us for more information.

Refreshments and a lunch of soup and bannock will be provided.

For more info: www.villageworkshopseries.com
Event Sponsors:
Social Justice Committee
of the Unitarian Church of Vancouver & Reconciliation Committee of the Vancouver Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

 

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Ongoing at the Vancouver Meetinghouse

Meeting for Worship at the Vancouver Meetinghouse 1090 W. 70th: Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

Light Group:  Our Quaker study group, the Light Group, meets the first Sunday of each month after Meeting for Worship. Occasionally, another event is scheduled for after Meeting on the first Sunday. In such cases, the Light Group will meet instead at 9:00 am on that Sunday. Call or email Tim Bartoo for more information: (604) 298-9220, email hidden; JavaScript is required. You are welcome to start attending any month. The group is for both newcomers and seasoned Friends.

Meeting for Worship with Attention to Business: Second Sunday each month, after rise of Meeting, with the exception of summer, when the July and August business meetings are combined and held in late July.  All members and attenders are invited to attend.

Singing before Meeting for Worship: First Sundays at 10:00 a.m.

Newcomer’s Group: Every third Sunday of the month after Meeting for Worship, from about 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. This is an informal meeting with other seekers, and is a great opportunity to ask questions about Quakers or the Vancouver Friends Meeting. Sometimes there is a particular theme for discussion. Long-time members and attenders are also encouraged to participate.