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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.…

Monthly Hiking Group: Maplewood Flats

2649 Dollarton Highway Dollarton Highway, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Our VanU hiking and walking group now meets the fourth Saturday of every month at a different location around the Lower Mainland. This month we're exploring the trails and bird life around Maplewood Flats at the conservation area managed by the Wild Bird Trust located at 2649 Dollarton Highway, North…

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

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

Weekly services Join us in person in our Sanctuary or watch the service live on this page, beginning each Sunday just before 11 am. You can also catch the current service stream anytime at vanu.ca/live

IBPOC Plus Allies (IPA) monthly meeting

Lindsey-Priestley 949 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada

The IBPOC (Indigenous, Black, People of Colour) Plus Allies  also known as the IPA,  meets on the fourth Sunday of the month at 12:30pm in Lindsey Priestley room. The IPA team fosters  greater understanding of IBPOC experiences. We organize events such as the Lunar New Year  and the Intersection of…

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

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

Weekly services Join us in person in our Sanctuary or watch the service live on this page, beginning each Sunday just before 11 am. You can also catch the current service stream anytime at vanu.ca/live