Why I Give

“When I occasionally watch the HGTV shows, people are asked to name the top five things they are looking for in a new home. If I needed to move to a new community, one of my top priorities would be a faith community that aligns with my theology. Lucky me, I have Oasis United in my life! “This […]

Artisan Fair April 22!

Celebrate Earth Day at the Oasis Artisan Fair! This event features all locally-crafted items, food, plants, crafts, artwork, and photography. Artists and makers on-site! Drop in anytime between 9am and 3pm, Saturday April 22. Free admission and everyone is welcome! More info? Please see the poster below. Questions? Directions? Please click on our contact page […]

This Month We Are Dancing, and Reflecting, and Feeding, and…

This month the Oasis community is dancing, discussing films with a social justice theme, reflecting on ‘spheres of influence’, feeding people, meditating with the support of crystal bowls, getting better at compassion, distributing fair trade products, playing the ukelele, and singing. What are you up to this month? Do you have time to join us […]

Candlelight Vigil

Oasis held a candlelight vigil in response to the heartbreaking events in Quebec City. Castanet reported on the vigil in text and video here: http://www.castanet.net/news/Penticton/187464/Vigil-held-for-QC-victims We know that the pain of the family, friends, and neighbours involved will last much longer than the vigil did. We hold them all in our hearts. May we all […]

Where We Stumble Across Each Other

“As external conditions change, it becomes tougher to meet the three conditions that sociologists since the 1950s have considered crucial to making close friends: proximity; repeated, unplanned interactions; and a setting that encourages people to let their guard down and confide in each other, said Rebecca G. Adams, a professor of sociology and gerontology at […]