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Religion, Christmas, and the Unitarian Universalist Grinch

Funny how religion and Christmas sometimes collide in the public space; tacky transit bus decor prompts Rev. Helen to ask, “when does freedom OF relgion bump up against freedom FROM it?”

Shades of Blue

A community-based event making space for those who find the Christmas season difficult because of personal circumstances of loss, loneliness, poor health, or life struggle. With live music, readings, candle lighting and personal sharing. The Grindhouse Café is located at 125 4th Ave. Kamloops.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Candlelighting, Christmas stories, and carol singing. (Note: there will be no morning service on Sunday Dec. 24)

New Year’s Eve (day)

We will return to the tradition of the Enid Damer’s* New Year Service of ‘getting rid of past no longer needed to keep’ and then focus on personal positive affirmations for the New Year: all done of course with ‘presence’. An introspection service that can lead to self-awareness. (*Enid Damer was an esteemed, active member … Continued