Vancouver

St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church

  • 100 -1022 Nelson Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6E 4S7
  • Phone: 604.683.4572

Our Values:

SPIRIT - We believe that every person deserves to feel at home in the world, in their skin, in their lives. To us, the Christian faith path is not only a set of beliefs– it’s about exploring, asking brave questions, and then doing something about it together. As a church, we get asked the same kinds of questions a lot– in fact, we ask these questions of ourselves too. We take the Bible seriously, but not literally. Our faith intertwines with culture, history, science, and nature– when we talk about Spirit, we’re talking about everything.

ART - We believe that art connects us– from sidewalk chalk to a jazz concert, creative expression gives us a glimpse of how others walk through the world, and why. Art, in all its forms, connects us more deeply to the Divine. We make space for divergent voices to engage our hearts and minds through art.

SOCIAL JUSTICE - Let’s be honest: as a church, we’ve got a lot of unlearning to do. We don’t have to look far into the histories of Christian organizations across Canada to find opportunities for listening, learning, acknowledgment and growth. As we grow, we commit to embracing hard conversations, questioning convention, and looking for opportunities to change. Our Reconcilliation Action Plan is one of many opportunities for us to honour this commitment. It’s through the voices of our community that we hear what we need to– so let’s talk.

INCLUSION - We believe that every person is made up of a million different parts. Our community is strengthened by making space for each of us to be our whole selves. Yes, even those parts. While we know that churches and inclusion haven’t always gone hand-in-hand, our community is built on taking risks to change that. In 2001, the United Church was the first to marry same-sex people in Canada; in 2010, we broke the mould and ordained an openly trans minister; today, we partner with Rainbow Refugee to build safe, supportive nests for newly arriving queer refugees escaping persecution.

SUNDAY SERVICES
10 AM - Traditional Sunday Service
4 PM - Jazz Vespers
7 PM - Candlelit Contemplative

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  • Year Opened: 1933

November 5, 2022

An all-star collection of musical artists join forces to mark the 350th anniversary of prolific composer Heinrich Schütz’s death. Directly affected by the violence and political tension that accompanied the Thirty Year’s War (1618–1648), Schütz produced works of comfort and lamentation to directly comment on the conflict. Alongside the famous Saul, Saul, was verfolgst du mich? (1650) and settings of the Psalms of David are works by the composer’s contemporaries, revolving around the ever-prevalent theme of peace… more

Dance away the winter blues as Chor Leoni serves up their classic pop and choral blend, backed by a band of Vancouver’s best and the beautiful lights of Saint Andrew's-Wesley United. Experience why Chor Leoni's take on pop music has made it one of Canada’s most beloved choirs. Section A $50 | Section B $35 | Section C $30 | Section D $20 35 and Under Ticket Pricing Available. St. Andrew's Wesley United Church, 1022 Nelson Street, Vancouver, BC MARCH 3, 2022 | 8PM MARCH 4, 2022 | 5PM & 8PM… more

May 5, 2023

Featured artists: Chor Leoni and The Leonids under the direction of Erick Lichte; Alexander Weimann, fortepiano Chor Leoni is one of Vancouver’s most beloved ensembles. They recently created an offshoot of the ensemble – a nine-voiced professional ensemble with the best tenor, baritone, and bass voices from Canada and the US – called The Leonids. Chor Leoni, The Leonids and Alexander Weimann on EMV’s newly acquired Graf fortepiano, will present a memorable and unique Schubertiad with solos, quartets and… more

May 11, 2023

The Leonids return to Vancouver with a boundary-busting program about the ways music can change our hearts, minds and world. Performing independently as well as alongside Chor Leoni and its Emerging Choral Artist Program, these choral luminaries will touch your heart and take your breath away with their world-class voices and rich harmonies. Section A $50 | Section B $35 | Section C $30 | Section D $20 35 and Under Ticket Pricing Available. St. Andrew's Wesley United Church, 1022 Nelson Street, Vancouver, BC MAY 11… more

June 2, 2023

Join Chor Leoni and three of Canada’s top composers for an intimate evening of music and discussion, and learn what goes into bringing new music to life. Meet composers Laura Hawley, Robyn Jacob, and Chris Sivak, and hear their works performed as you follow along in your own score. This interactive evening, led by our very own Artistic Director, Erick Lichte, has become an audience favourite and one of the most innovative and engaging new music events in Canada. General Admission $30 35 and Under Ticket Pricing… more