Year in Review 2007-2008

Sep 2007 | Islam Faith | Dr Ghazi Farroq Oct 2007 | Thanksgiving Dinner Nov 22 2007 | Living a Jewish Life | Arlene Ackerman Dec 2007 | Christmas caroling to Shut-Ins Jan 2008 |  Plays: Glass Bottle & Moon People | Gabriola Players Apr 2008 | Inner Peace To World...

From Inner Peace to World Peace

Many people on Gabriola will remember last April 18th and 19th 2008 as the time of the spring snowstorm; the power out for days and lots of trees across the roads.  I woke up on the Saturday morning to no power and over a foot of snow and laughed out loud. A Buddhist...

Instruments of Peace

Dinner and Discussion with Roger Kimmerly  Continuing the discussion on instruments of peace from our April forum, Roger returned to the island and met with eight of us. An interesting discussion unfolded on the following article. “Despite the fact that fundamentalist...

Living a Jewish Life

On November 22 2007 Arlene Ackerman spoke to the membership about how she lives her life  as a member of the Jewish faith tradition. She emphasized at the outset that Judaism isn’t just a religion. It includes characteristics of different cultures. Ashkenazi...

Islam Faith

SUBMISSION TO GOD  Justice, Compassion and Peace  On Thursday evening, Sept. 27 the Gabriola Ecumenical Society was very pleased to have Dr. Ghazi Farooq as our guest speaker.  He was accompanied by his wife Janet and Tracey, Secretary Treasurer of the Nanaimo Islamic...