Upcoming Events

Song of Imbolc Sacred Sound Journey

Feb 2, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Net Loft
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Presence through Sounding and Chanting

Mar 30, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Net Loft
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Community Passover Dinner

Apr 24, 2019 | 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Gabriola Golf and Country Club
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Ceremony of Remembrance

December 1, 2017

For the second year, the Gabriola Ecumenical Society hosted ‘Lifting our Spirit Through A Ceremony of Remembrance.’ A big thank you to Owen McCooey who took the […]

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Giving Thanks Dinner

November 9, 2017

For old and young alike, when Amy Block called us all to give thanks – there was a lot to be grateful for!  Over 70 people shared […]

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Thank You Jacquie!

October 16, 2017

On September 27, 2017 representatives from at least 16 different community groups got together at the Golf Course to thank Jacquie Jessup and  husband Bart for their […]

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Invocations: A Community Chanting

September 25, 2017

“It was exhilarating!” was how one participant described the Gabriola Ecumenical Society’s first event of their 2017-2018 season. On Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the Netloft, Leah […]

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Seaside Summer Picnic – 14th Annual

August 14, 2017

On July 20, 2017 the GES hosted its 14th Annual Seaside Summer Picnic –   held in the colourful and spacious gardens of Anne Sims! Once again, […]

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Lama Losang Samten

July 10, 2017

Another successful sold out event with Lama Losang Samten!   On June 7th , at the Roxy Theatre,  we had the pleasure of viewing a Madame Secretary […]

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Spring Forum Eating as a Practice of Care and Love-for Earth, Animals, Plants & Local Farmers

April 5, 2017

FORUM 2017: Eating as a Practice of Love and Care. Submitted by Jacquie Jessup Food and eating certainly was the theme and the practice of this annual […]

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Music and Poetry With and For Our Loved Ones

March 4, 2017

Submitted by Owen McCooey On Sunday, February 12, 2017 more than sixty people came to the Netloft to hear a performance by Leah Hokanson, vocalist & pianist, […]

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Committing to the Greatest Transformation Agent – Love

January 25, 2017

Submitted by Pandit Tejomaya Mantra to Fire and Love On Sunday January 8th, 2017  we gathered at dusk, outside at The Commons under the timber frame canopy […]

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A Special Prelude to The Christmas Season

December 15, 2016

Submitted by Anniken DeLissa Photos by Richard Pullano This year, Dec 03 2016,  thirty two ventured forth to sing Christmas carols with those experiencing difficulty going out. […]

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Sharing the Experiences of “Loving Presence During Tough Times”

November 10, 2016

Submitted by Owen McCooey Sunday, November 13, 2016 was a true November day: dark, wet and windy. So the warmth and sanctuary of the Netloft was a […]

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Congratulations, Alex

October 31, 2016

Submitted by Imelda Cuthbertson The Gabriola Ecumenical Society congratulates a founding member, Alex McConnell, on his 90th birthday. In 1987 Gabriola was blest with the arrival Alex […]

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Transformed by Reflections on Love through Music and Poetry

October 31, 2016

Saturday October 22nd 2016 was a colourful and cool fall afternoon at The Roxy, where approximately fifty participants enjoyed a soothing and reflective presentation by Leah Hokanson […]

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Celebration of Thanksgiving

October 30, 2016

13th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Auction On  October 16, 2016 fifty intrepid participants braved power outages during the week and came to share in the celebration of […]

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Love Manifesto for Gabriola

October 15, 2016

On Sunday, Sept 11th, 2016 fifty  Gabriolans gathered at The Roxy and reflected on qualities of love expressed in various phrases of 1 Cor. 13. Shelagh Houston, one of the initial founders of Gabriola Ecumenical Society,  and Pandit Tejomaya, an active member,  facilitated this unique experience.

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Loving Presence During Tough Times

October 10, 2016

Sunday, November 13th, 2016 4:00-6:00 PM Net Loft 1960 Murray, Road In our society, death is a subject easily placed on a shelf. Yet we all have […]

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2016-2017 Theme

September 18, 2016

Fires of Transformation … and the greatest of these is Love – by Maureen Wild The Gabriola Ecumenical Society has recently launched this new theme for their […]

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