Faith Based and Spiritual

  • Academy for Learning Islam, The – is a registered charity committed to teaching and explaining the religious tenets, history and practices of Islam according to the Shi‘ah Ithna ‘Ashari school of thought.
  • Bahá’í community of Vancouver – The Bahá’ís of Vancouver come from all backgrounds and walks of life. We are united by the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith: that there is one God, one human race, and one evolving religion. The purpose animating that religion, in the words of Bahá’u’lláh, is “to safeguard the interests and promote the unity of the human race.” Bahá’ís see humanity as a single people who live in a shared world and have a common destiny; “the earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens.”
  • BC Synod Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada – Empowered by the Holy Spirit to ba servant church, it seeks to extend & strengthen community in Christ & growth in faith by proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • Be The Change Program – Informs & inspires people to take action and build a better world.  In the face of climate change, ecological chaos & economic crisis. Provided in collaboration with the Be The Change Earth Alliance & Vancouver Foundation.
  • Beth Israel – Congregation Beth Israel, member of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, is dedicated to the Strengthening of all aspects of Jewish Life, including worship & Torah study, religious, educational & social activities for all ages, and the observance of life cycle events. NEW! 05/16
  • Centre for Spiritual Living – A spiritual community that honors all paths to God and can help you experience a personal relationship with God.
  • Chabad Lubavitch of British Columbia – We are one, the Emissary, the Chabad House, the Rabbe, Campaigns, Torah-teacher, the Youth, the Women, the Elderly, the Forgotten, All Mankind, & more…  
  • Christ Church Cathedral – is an inclusive community of disciples of Jesus Christ serving God in downtown Vancouver through worship, ministry + outreach.  
  • Connection Through Spirit Project – The Multifaith Action Society of BC, in partnership with the Vancouver Foundation, is seeking spiritually-inclined youth aged 15-25 to participate in a new interfaith bridging project entitled “Connection Through Spirit.”
  • JustWork Economic Initiative – Offers dignified, meaningful employment to people who face barriers to work  through three social enterprises: JustRenos – JustCatering – JustPoters At JustWork our understandings oare grounded in the Christian Faith. We serve all without discriminating on factors such as race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status r disability
  • First United Spanish Mennonite Church – We have preached the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ to the Latin American community for 23 years. Certainly we live in a distant country to ours, which has become our second home. As a congregation we are committed to preserving the sense of community, family and brotherhood.
  • Labyrinth at St. Paul’s – The labyrinth is a spiritual form that is open to people of all faiths and spiritual disciplines as a resource for meditation, reflection, and prayer. Open at 1130 Jervis Street, Vancouver, BC (between Davie and Pendrell Streets) See ebsite for times and special events.
  • Mission Possible Compassionate Ministries Society – Every day we provide street-level care for those with immediate and critical needs as well as create jobs that build a bridge to stability through a variety of enterprising ventures. Mission Possible is helping people renew a sense of dignity and purpose through meaningful work.
  • Nanak Niwas  – Indian Cultural Centre of Canada   
  • Nightshift Street Ministries – From nightly street outreach to crucial fundraisers that support all the work we do at the ministry, from monthly volunteer training programs to community activities and so much more. NEW! 05/16
  • Outreach Canada – We are committed to working with churches and denominations in all their diversity, from every region and community to see this goal accomplished by starting new churches, promoting healthy churches and coming alongside churches in conflict or transition.
  • Salvation Army, The – The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.
  • SFU Interfaith Centre – Over 750 individual students use the centre weekly and countless community members join them in various faith activities. Additionally we run over 50 weekly discussion groups, held interfaith dialogues and a combined effort of numerous faith groups put on the annual SFU Interfaith  Non-Violence Day.
  • Shambhala – Making Enlightenment Society Possible,  Meditation, The Way of Shambhala, Contemplative Arts, Heart of Recovery, Open House, Practitioner’s Corner  
  • St John’s Vancouver Anglican Church – We believe the good news of Jesus’ life, death and resurrection is of first importance, and has the power to transform us, our communities, and the world. We strive to be a living model of ‘Mere Anglicanism’—a multigenerational community, gripped by the gospel of grace, seeking to reach and serve our multicultural society for his glory.
  • Tapestry Foundation for Health Care – Enhancing the living and aging experience for patients and seniors. To develop a community of contributors to enhance wellness, health and quality of life for patients and seniors.Our hospitals, residential care sites and hospices are operated by Providence Health Care. One of the largest faith-based health care organizations in Canada,
  • Tabernaculo Biblico Bautista El Redentor – Our mission is to reach the Hispanic community in Vancouver, and carry the message of hope and salvation; House of Prayer: Our “Small Groups” or Houses of Prayer is a place of fellowship between friends and brothers.
  • The Power of Spirit – Ongoing community engagement program in which various faith communities throughout the B.C. Lower Mainland gather together to explore the ways in which their spiritual beliefs have helped them to overcome adversity & persecution throughout history & into today.
  • Unity in Action Church – “Unity in Action is an accepting, loving community where we awaken to our unfolding expression of God.” To release the unlimited potential of God in our lives & within our community, with love, acceptance & service.
  • Union Gospel Mission – UGM is determined to restore the God-given dignity of people by sharing and demonstrating the love of Jesus Christ, providing without discrimination.
  • Vancouver Quakers – Quakers share a way of life, not a set of beliefs. We base our faith on silent worship, and our own experiences of the divine.  Everyone is welcome to attend our meetings. NEW! 05/16
  • Write to the Heart Writing Workshops – Some Workshops in Canada, based in Vancouver: o create opportunities where participants in a non-academic setting could play with words, and re-connect with their inner landscape as a catalyst for personal transformation. Through the forms of the journal and poetry.
  • Zoroastrian Society of British Columbia – We Zarathushtis, as representatives of what could be more than 3750 years old yet young and dynamic philosophy, are practicing the good religion of Asho Zarathushtra in this multicultural environment.

 

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