Brechin United Church is an historic and inclusive congregation which is rooted in God's call to meet the needs of our local community.  Currently, our Outreach Focus is providing warm hospitality to the clients of the Loaves & Fishes Food bank.

On Sunday mornings at 10:30 you will experience us as welcoming and open to the beliefs and questions of all who enter our doors.  Come and explore your faith and spiritual yearnings with us!





Church Office hours:  9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Monday - Friday.  


Office Hours for Rev. Sally Bullas:  Wednesday to Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.



Advent and Christmas Eve Services


November 30, 2014, First Sunday in Advent (Hope):    “A Merry Advent-ure"


December 7, 2014, Second Sunday in Advent (Peace):    “The Advent Peace Box” and Communion


December 14, 2014, Third Sunday in Advent (Joy):  “White Gift Sunday” (white gifts will be collected for residents in ICCS transition houses)


December 21, 2014, Fourth Sunday in Advent (Love):  Brechin Choir Christmas Cantata “Born A Saviour, Born a King:  The Prophecy Fulfilled” (John Purifoy)


December 24, 2014, Christmas Eve:  Service of Lessons and Carols for all ages at 7:30pm (concluding with “Silent Night” sung by candlelight).




Epiphany Explorations 2015


Bethlehem Retreat Centre - Live Streaming

Epiphany 2015Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 2:00pm to

Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 9:00pm

Bethlehem Retreat Centre, 2371 Arbot Rd, Nanaimo:

Full conference - $75.00 Single day - $35.00 per day


Brechin United Church - follow up videos

and discussion

10:00 a.m. Fridays - Feb. 6, 13, 20; Mar. 6, 13, 20


Brechin United Church, 1998 Estevan Rd, Nanaimo:

Free – donations accepted


Epiphany Explorations Speakers:

 Gary Paterson, Changing Landscape Changing Church - Moderator of the United Church of Canada

 Lois Wilson, former Moderator and Senator, and University of Victoria researcher Siobhan Chandler - Spiritual

but not Religious

 Andrew Weaver - Global Warming as an Expression of Intergenerational Equity - climate scientist and

British Columbia MLA

 Peter Rollins - Trickster Christ – Biting the Hand That Feeds also Performing

Subversion - The Church as a De-Centering Collective

 David Felten- Dangerous Transparency – How Honesty is Destroying Christianity

and Deepening Faith - co-creator of the “Living the Questions” program

Mary-Wynne Ashford - Turning Back from the Edge - Transformation of a culture of

war to a culture of peace

 Sandra Beardsall - Talking to Strangers – A Spirituality of the Ecumenical Life

 Anthony Bailey - Participatory Spiritual Formation – A “Hands-Dirty, Feet-Wet”

Way of Comingling Faith and Life

 Roger Nishioka - Twenty-First Century Reformation

 Christine Boyle - Faith in our Shared Future

 Mark MacDonald - Reclaiming Lost Humanity – Indigenous Life and

Reconciliation for the Churches of Canada



Brechin United Church

Brechin United Church
1998 Estevan Rd, Nanaimo, BC
Telephone: (250) 754 - 9212
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Services Sundays at 10:30 am
Rev. Sally Bullas

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