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Something's Changed...

Autumn is a time that I look for and notice that things are changing... when days are shorter, the nights are cool, leaves are changing colour and I marvel at the interconnectedness of the world and all of its systems. The truth is that the changes have been taking place for months, for millenium, for ever. Only... Read More  

'Music Play' Intro for Welcome Sunday

Sophia has invited music therapist and educator, Jorden Liteplo to co-create a new curriculum for LVUC's Children's Program each week with an innovative approach to church that uses music and movement called "Music Play"  At the "Welcome Sunday" event on September 20, Jorden gave a demonstration for the whole... Read More  

A Gift of Music from Amy Stephen

In her second week as staff, Lynn Valley United Church's new minister of music dives into the role by leading music throughout the service and providing the gift of music in worship! Enjoy her rendition of Bruce Cockburn's "All the Diamonds."  I am certain we are going to enjoy having Amy with us in worship a... Read More  

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Music in the Park!

Over 40 people from LVUC's various portals joined hundreds of others in the North Shore community to attend Music in the Park - a free summer concert series that takes place every year at Cleveland Park in North Vancouver, and features local, up-and-coming musicians. The concerts are set against the stunning... Read More  

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Our Fall Program Guide is here!

We are thrilled to introduce our Fall Program Guide! We have amazing programs for people of all ages and interests.  From spiritual discovery to celebrating through music; from developmental time for mom and kids to experiencing Life. Unscripted. through the magic of musical improv at Friday Night Live.  Check it... Read More  

Changing- For Good!

Blair and Megan have blended their voices once again to offer a gift of muisc for worship on Sunday... so enjoy this rendition of "For Good" from the hit Broadway musical "Wicked."  Read More  

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Dev #16- Form

Walking past the worksite this morning I had a number of questions swirling in my head... partly a reflection of what is emerging in the tangible form of wood framing and concrete walls, and partly abstract, distracted thinking that goes on as I grapple with which of the many ideas swirling in my brain... Read More  

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Budding Relationship with Camp Fircom

Lynn Valley United is thrilled to announce that we are growing our partnership with Camp Fircom this summer! We are sending LVUC's Community Minister for Chirldren, Youth and Families, Sophia Ducey, to this spectacular camp  on Gambier Island to provide spiritual life direction and leadership as Camp... Read More  

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Dev #15 - The Symbolism of Cranes

It has been a crazy month- so first of all, let me apologize for not having written for so long. I moved back into the Lynn Valley neighbourhood at the beginning of May (after living and working in my upper-Lonsdale home for nearly 20 years) and then helped produce a rock show to celebrate Friday Night Live's... Read More  

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FNL 100th Performance Celebration

A huge thank you to everyone who came to the May 22 "Local Legends of Rock" event that celebrated Friday Night Live's 100th show! This evening exceeded our expectations - over 240 people joined us in this magical celebration of life memories, music, and shared experiences. Our photographer, Joel Grinke,... Read More