The Western Spiritualist Church of Universal Brotherhood (UBSC) was founded in March, 1981, by Reverend Mary Hietanen, a well-known and respected medium. Sometimes known as The Universal Brotherhood Spiritualist Church, UBSC recognizes the Seven principles of Spiritualism as presented through the mediumship of Emma Hardinge Britten (1823–1899) in a message from the spirit of social activist Robert Owen (1771–1858).
The fatherhood of God
The brotherhood of man
Communion of spirits and the ministry of angels
The continuous existence of the human soul
Compensation and retribution for all the good and
evil deeds done on earth
Eternal progress open to every (human) soul
UBSC has the authority to train and ordain Spiritualist ministers and to award certificates of spiritual healing. UBSC ministers are registered in British Columbia to perform marriages. Other services, including unions, namings, memorials, funerals, and dedications, are held upon request. Healing, counselling, and private readings are also available by appointment with any of our ministers.
UBSC is a registered Canadian charity. Download our information brochure in pdf format here.
The Universal Brotherhood Spiritualist Church (UBSC) holds services every Sunday morning, starting at 10:30 a.m.
Parking meters in our neighbourhood are not monitored until noon and there is a prepay option. More info here.
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Sundays: Demonstrations of mediumship and spiritual healing are an integral part of each Sunday service. Refreshments and friendship are served following each service.
Tuesdays: Healing request slips for absent (distant) healing are available at the Center. On Tuesday evenings from Fall to Spring, UBSC presents programs of interest to the public.
Please check our Events Schedule. for all upcoming events.
- Memberships are available. As a member you are entitled to a fee reduction on courses and other events, and we appreciate your support. A membership form is available at the church.
- Volunteers are an integral part of our organization. If you would care to volunteer, even for an occasional event, we welcome your talents. A volunteer application is available here.
UBSC is wheelchair accessible. We regret that we must be fragrance free and a pet free zone. However, please do not ever leave your pets in a hot car.