The Big Tent

[nggallery id=16] Initiated and organized by GES member Deacon Shelagh Huston, ‘The Big Tent’ was a multi-faith event at Street Fair on August 18.  2013.  A set of framed posters was displayed in a market tent along with comfortable seating and free...

2013 Spring Forum: Hildegard of Bingen

Gabriola Ecumenical Society 2013 Forum presents “Out of the original source of the true Love in whose knowledge the cosmic wheel rests, there shines forth an exceedingly precise order over all things. And this order which preserves and nourishes everything comes to...

TAIZE: Love Notes From God

Chanting for Contemplation and Reflection in the tradition of Taize, France On Tuesday March 05, 2013 Susan Murray worked hard to give us another wonderful Taize Experience. This one was held by candlelight in the Gabriola United Church from 4-5:30 pm. Pianist Leah...

World Day of Prayer

On Friday, March 1, the women of France invited us  to join with them in the World Day of Prayer celebration, praying under the theme, “I was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me.” Each year the World Day of Prayer service brings with it a feeling of curiosity. We learn...

The Cosmic Pilgrim Book Discussion

The Cosmic Pilgrim A Spiritual Exploration of the New Story “Maureen Wild introduced the Gabriola Ecumenical Society to Margaret MacIntyre who wrote the book “The Cosmic Pilgrim” Cosmic Pilgrim offers a rare and wonderful weaving of personal curiosity and...

Caroling with Care

Date & Time Dec 6, 2012 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location Meet at the Garden Homes This annual event brings cheer and good wishes through song to those who have difficulty leaving their homes. What:  Carol Singing Where:  Meet at Garden Homes  500 Argyle Lane When:...

Humanity Ascending

A special DVD presentation hosted by the Gabriola Ecumenical Society and  guided by Maureen Wild  was held at the Rollo Centre on Gabriola on Nov 17th and Nov 30th 2012 featuring Barbara Marx Hubbard. 40 people attended the two events and interesting discussions...

2012 9th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Auction

Our  Annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Auction was held at the Gabriola Community Hall on Sunday October 21st 2012 from 5:30 to 8:00pm. Although not as many attended this year due to many of our membership being away, or dealing with major illness, the evening was a...

An Introduction to Labyrinth Walking

An Introduction to Labyrinth Walking by Linda St. Clair & Mary Aitkens On Wednesday afternoon on September 15 2012, 28 participants gathered  in the upstairs room of the Gabriola Commons for an introduction to Labyrinth walking. Linda St. Clair introduced us to...