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Everything Belongs | Annual Spring Forum

Mar 27, 2020 - Mar 28, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 3:00 pm |
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Joyful Sounds of the Spirit

October 5, 2018

The Gabriola Ecumenical Society thanks this creative and enthusiastic group of six who brought a night of “Joyful sound of the Spirit” to the crowd of about 65 […]

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The Spirit Flows Freely

September 14, 2018

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 […]

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Important GES Membership Information

August 13, 2018

Membership in the GES Based on the Board’s decision to change the  Society’s financial year to September 1 to August 31 to have the financial year match […]

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Lifting Our Spirits – Turning towards Joy -Arinna Weisman

August 13, 2018

The smiles say it all…Turning towards Joy with Arinna Weismen was a weekend of gathering our spirits back and looking deep inside to find those wonderful qualities […]

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GES Picnic 2018

August 13, 2018

Thursday July 26 2018 – 2015 Stalker Rd, Gabriola Once again, and for 15  years running, GES members and friends gathered to enjoy the great weather, entertainment, company, and […]

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Do you want to volunteer for GES?

July 4, 2018

As a volunteer operated society, we are always looking for new ideas and enthusiastic participation in planning our events. We are inviting anyone with an interest in […]

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Buddhist Teachings and Meditation Retreat with Lama Losang Sampten, July 2018

July 3, 2018

This 9th  presentation in our GES Lifting the Spirit Theme for 2017-2018 was truly an outstanding experience.  “Spending a few days with Lama Losang is a delightful […]

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Lifting our Spirits – Finding the Sacred

May 31, 2018

“Very good!  Five very good presenters from very different experiences of spiritual questing, questing for meaning in life and freedom of Spirit, discovering meaning and still discovering …” […]

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Lifting our Spirits – Do It By Chants

May 11, 2018

“To create a spiritual community, even if for a little while, is a magnificent thing”. By the end of the Spring Forum weekend, I witnessed a most […]

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Community Seder

April 18, 2018

“What a memorable evening” was one comment in response to the festive sharing and learning about how a Seder works.  A big thank you to Amy and […]

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Invocations…Leah’s Enchanted Chants…

March 1, 2018

On Sunday, February 11th, twenty-five people enjoyed Leah Hokanson’s 2nd  of 3 “Innvocations”, community chanting series held at the net loft. Leah has the rare ability to sift […]

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Invocations: Community Chanting

February 5, 2018

An intimate group of 18 filled the space at the Netloft with beautiful chanting in January.   Here’s what we heard when it was done… “I love […]

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carolling – 2017

December 29, 2017

After a fog bound, perplexing day of  “should we go, or should we stay” ….we finally decided (after scouting the island roads) to do it! We were […]

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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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