Retreat with Lama Losang

Over the weekend of June 7, 2019,Lama Losang Samten spun his magic for the fourth year at his retreat at the Netloft on Gabriola. On Saturday he gifted us with a self healing process that was collectively felt and appreciated on a profound level. This process...

Mad Hatter Show!

Always entertaining, Gary Badke appealed to the kid in all of us during his Mad Hatter Show at the Gabriola Arts Centre on May 26, 2019. Gary wore many hats, and he changed them with each song he sang on his ukulele, mini banjo and autoharp. He took us on a musical...

Unsung Hero of Compassion

On Jan. 3, 2019 at 2:00 Maggie Doyne, co-founder of the BlinkNow Foundation, shared her compelling story of how she came to open a home for over 50 Nepalese children, a school for over 400 kids, 2 womens centres and so much more. Maggie, from New Jersey, did a gap...

Evening of Caroling

This 14th Annual “Caroling with Care” community event took place on December 6, 2018 with close to 45  Carolers this yer! We  gathered  at 5:30 in the spacious common room of Gabriola’s Garden Homes, where Leah Hokanson led us in  a spirited...

Poetry and Music

Approximatly 45 people attended our Poetry and Music event at the Netloft on November 25th, 2018.  The ambiance of the Netloft was the perfect venue, warm and intimate.  We were treated to the poetry of Leanne McIntosh and the musical improvisations of...

Light to the World

A group of people gathered at the Roxy on November 10 to view the video “Light to the World” about the life of Baha’u’llah, Prophet Founder of the Baha’i Faith. The 51 minute  film tells the story of Baha’u’llah’s remarkable life and...

Many thanks!

Our 15th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, held on Sunday Oct 14, 2018, was truly an evening of Unity in all of our Diversity as 70 Gabriola Ecumenical Society members and their guests gathered to “Give Thanks” and share and enjoy food and fellowship. The tables were...

The Spirit Flows Freely

The Gabriola Ecumenical Society is excited to share our new theme for the 2018-19 year!   The Spirit Flows Freely As the world gets smaller and opinions get larger, the importance of acceptance and compassion for each other become paramount!  As we share our...