Past Events

Past Events

The Christian Left and Canadian Politics

The Christian Left and Canadian Politics Featuring The Hon. Bill Blaikie in conversation with Lisa Helps, Patricia Lane, Alex Nelson, Mary Louise Meadow and Paul Bramadat In this election year, how might Christians (and non-Christians) interested in politics act and think? Should activists prioritize certain dire global situations (e.g. climate change), other more local…

International Women’s Day Festival: Bread and Roses

Bring your art, dance, poetry and music in honour & celebration for International Women’s Day. Everyone is welcome! This event is trans women inclusive, and we want it to be a safe space for everyone to participate. We want to be inclusive to women of all backgrounds, and acknowledge that…

Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting Our AGM will begin promptly at 10:00am Nicole Roberts will attend to assist us in preparing for the Community Consultation on March 14th (time to be announced) Please bring a potluck, breakfast type food item to share Don’t forget that it is also Celebration Sunday! You are encouraged to download the following PDF documents in preparation for…

Youth Retreat at Camp Pringle

All youth in our communities and congregations are invited to a weekend of going “unplugged” at Camp Pringle at Shawnigan Lake, taking note of everything that surrounds us and meeting other church youth. Please spread the word to others whom you think may be interested and able to attend this event. Cost is $60 per youth. For more information… Sarah…

Interfaith Liaison Network – next meeting

Our next Interfaith Liaison Network (ILN) meeting will be Tuesday, February 12, from 11:30am – 1:00pm Location: First Church of Christ, Scientist, 1205 Pandora Avenue Host: Beth Gibson Teaching: Margaret O’Donnell on Catholicism People from all denominations and faith communities are welcome to come and learn from each other & enjoy each other’s company.…

Greater Victoria Police Chorus

The Greater Victoria Police Chorus, under the direction of Janet Rendell, with guest vocalist Stephanie Greaves, will be performing at St. Matthias Church on Saturday afternoon, February 9th, at 2:00 PM. The 35-voice Chorus, with three-piece band accompaniment, will perform a popular variety of music ranging from old standards to Rock and Roll and Canadian Folk. The…

Irish Tenor Emmet Cahill – Live in Victoria

Join Ireland’s most exciting young tenor Emmet Cahill for a night of songs and stories as he debuts his brand-new album in 2019! Having made his sold-out debut at Carnegie Hall in March 2018, Emmet is back on tour across North America with his biggest tour to date. Enjoy this classically trained…

Workshop: When God Was Flesh And Wild

When God Was Flesh And Wild Theologian and artist Bob Haverluck, along with actor and musician friends, will be sharing stories from Bob’s book, “When God Was Flesh And Wild: Stories in Defence of the Earth” With the help of story, song, drawings, reflections and conversations, the wellbeing of the whole watery, animally earth will be unfurled as a…

The Sacred Craft Of The Sofar

Congregation Emanu-El Adult Education Committee presents “The Sacred Craft of the Sofar” with Dov Berger on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm. This event takes place at Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue, 1461 Blanshard Street. The heart of Judaism is in its sacred texts – Torahs, megillahs, tefillin, and mezuzahs – which are traditionally written by hand, using a…