Pre & Post Conference Events

Registration: use the Adult Registration form to register. If you are not planning on also attending the Conference, select the option: I will not be attending the full Conference, but would like to attend some of the specialty meals/events.

Note: Some of the events below take place at the same time as the 2016 CUC Annual General Meeting (Friday May 19, 9am-5pm) – participation in these events will preclude your attendance at the AGM.

Lay Chaplaincy Training

Designing and Leading Rites of Passage: Basic Training for Lay Chaplains

Thursday & Friday May 19 & 20, 9am – 5pm

Cost: $100 (includes lunches)

Facilitators: Rev. Meg Roberts and Liz Graham

Description: Click here for more information.

Challenging Weddings – Training for Lay Chaplains (this workshop has been cancelled)


Deepening, Maturing and Growing: for Experienced Lay Chaplains

Friday May 20, 9am – 5pm

Cost: $65 (includes lunch)

Facilitator: Rev. Nicoline Guerrier

Description: Click here for more information.

Young Adult Mini-Con

Part #1 – Friday, May 20, 12pm – 5pm

Cost: $10

Description: Click here for more information.

Part #2 – Monday, May 23, 9:30am – 1pm

Cost: $10

Description: Click here for more information.

You do not need to sign up for both, if you can only attend one.


Musicians’ Collective Meeting – Thursday, May 19 11am – 5pm at Unitarian Church of Vancouver, 949 49 Ave W

Description: Members of the Canadian UU Musicians’ Collective will gather for conversation, networking and music-making at the Unitarian Church of Vancouver. No charge, however money will be collected to cover food. The Aboriginal Teachings and Drummings workshop takes place in the same location; separate registration and a separate fee applies.

Aboriginal Teachings and Drumming 20 max – Thursday, May 19 3pm – 5pm, at Unitarian Church of Vancouver, 949 49 AVE W

Cost: $20 to be collected on-site

Description: Join Aline LaFlamme, a pipe carrier and a drummer with Daughters of the Drum, to deepen your understanding of First Nation traditional teachings through drumming. Participants may choose to take part in drumming during the Sunday Worship service. 20 participants max.

Register here for both portions of the Canadian Collective of UU Musicians professional development day.


OWL Facilitator Training – High School (gr. 7-9 / 10-12)
Wednesday May 18 – Friday May 20, at North Shore Unitarian Church

Cost: $250 (includes lunches. Accommodation is not included.)

Description: Click here for more information.

Location: North Shore Unitarian Church, 370 Mathers Ave, North Vancouver.

A minimum of 10 registered participants by Mar 30th is needed for this OWL training to go ahead, so please register early.