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The Vancouver Unitarians at 49th and Oak

This is a welcoming and inclusive community, located at 49th and Oak in Vancouver  on the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh Nations.

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Our next service is this Sunday at 11 a.m. followed by coffee and social hour. Our most recent service can be viewed here.

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What are Vancouver Unitarians about?

Hello – glad you’ve found us! Find out more about the Vancouver Unitarians in the pages below.

The Vancouver Unitarians have been part of the life of the city since 1909. Located at 49th and Oak in the heart of the city, we're a community and a place where spirituality and social justice come together.

Upcoming Events

Reconnecting to Life: A Weekend Retreat for Facing the Climate Emergency (Postponed)

Fireside Room 949 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada

NOTE: This two-date event has been postponed until the Fall. Organizers will be in touch about the new dates.   A two-day retreat with Heather Talbot and Olive Dempsey How to live with the enormity and urgency of today’s intertwined crises?  Through experiential practices of reflection and ritual, we will…

Event Series Meditation

Meditation

Meditation Room 949 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Please join us for silent meditation. For the past 9 years, the group has been led by Victoria Oginski, who has been a dedicated meditator for over 45 years. She is a Buddhist and has studied with many extraordinary Buddhist masters over the years in Canada, Nepal, India, and Tibet.…

Event Series Sunday Service

Sunday Service: The Cosmic Walk

Sanctuary 949 W 49th Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Mairy Beam and Martha Saunders The Cosmic Walk takes us on a ritual journey through the story of the origins of the universe and of the Earth from the Big Bang to the present day. It celebrates the story of our beginnings, the scientific story of evolution, and our creation…

Event Series Meditation

Meditation

Meditation Room 949 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Please join us for silent meditation. For the past 9 years, the group has been led by Victoria Oginski, who has been a dedicated meditator for over 45 years. She is a Buddhist and has studied with many extraordinary Buddhist masters over the years in Canada, Nepal, India, and Tibet.…

Event Series Sunday Service

Sunday Service: Sacred Breath

Sanctuary 949 W 49th Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Karen Bartlett “Air. Every human life is measured from the first inhalation of air to the last breath. We will ponder some concepts of science, and what we discharge into air, then move on to concepts of spirit and practices built on sacred breath. We will breathe together as a…

Event Series Pot Luck Book and Lunch Club

Pot Luck Book and Lunch Club

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Friendly readers gather online for an hour and a half on fourth Thursdays sharing their notable reads and recommendations from the past month. The broad-ranging meetings might include books on global governance, social justice and climate action, self-help and spiritual inspiration, the best of fiction, biography, art, memoir, and more.…

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We're located on the corner of 49th and Oak

on the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh Nations.