2021 Services


Nothing is set in stone, and this calendar is subject to change.

In light of physical distancing regulations, we will hold our services virtually via Zoom until further notice. You can connect with us and receive our bi-weekly email newsletter which gives additional information here.  All are welcome!

Services in 2021:

January 9 – The Birth of Guru Gobind Singh Ji (Sikh) with Baltej Dhillon

January 23 – World Religion Day (Baha’i) with Harold Rosen

February 6 – Aboriginal Storytelling Month (Indigenous) with Tony Snow

February 20 – World Day of Social Justice: A Uyghur Testimony (All) with Halchigul Pattar

March 6 – International Women’s Day (All) with Carolyn Rogers

March 20 – The Spring Festival (Shinto) with Olivia Bernkastel and Sam Horvath

April 3 – The Resurrection of Jesus (Christian) with Brynn Craffey

April 17 – The Life of Lord Rama (Hindu) with BK Harsha Palli

May 1 – The Twelfth Day of Ridvan (Baha’i) with Connie Waterman

May 15 – The Revelation of the Torah (Jewish) with Rev. Steven Greenebaum

June 5 – Honouring Our Lost Indigenous Children and World Environment Day (Indigenous / Humanist) with Steve Crawford

June 19 – Celebrating the Summer Solstice (Wiccan) with Archpriestess Mary Malinski

July 3 – Indigenous Self Determination in the Anglican Church of Canada (Indigenous) with Sheila Cook

July 17 – The Holiness of Eid al-Adha (Muslim) with Sameer Merchant

August 7 – Interfaith Perspectives on Forgiveness (All) with Cathy Merchant

August 21 – Honouring the Bodhisattva Jizo (Buddhist) with Myoshin Kate McCandless

September 4 – Celebrating Three Years as a Community (All)

September 18 – Honouring the High Holy Days (Jewish) with Rabbi Laura Duhan Kaplan

October 2 – Celebrating National Coming Out Day (All) with Lynda and Tori Dickson

October 16 – The Birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) (Muslim) with El-Farouk Khaki

November 6 – Día de los Muertos (Indigenous) with Cynthia Robles

November 20 – The Birth of Guru Nanak (Sikh) with Tahil Sharma

December 4 – Finding Hope in the Buddha (Buddhist) with Cathy Merchant

December 18 – Christmas in Palestine (Christian) with Shadia Qubti

Do you have a festival that you really want to celebrate or something from your own tradition that you would like to share with the rest of us? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Please tell us more about it at livinginterfaithsanctuary@gmail.com.