Why are science and religion so often portrayed as being incompatible, or antagonistic, even? In fact, they have much in common; at their best, they are disciplines that encourage curiosity, wonder and delight – spaces that are open for asking questions and exploring connection and relationship. Together, over the course of this evening, we will pray with phylogenetic trees, meditate with microscopic organisms, and reflect on the relationships that connect us to all living things, and ultimately, to God.
Cameron Gutjahr joyfully serves as the priest of St. John the Divine Anglican Church in beautiful Squamish, BC. He completed his Master of Divinity at Huron University in London Ontario, after a BSc, with a focus on evolution and ecology, at UBC in Vancouver. Both educational experiences have been foundational to his identity, and have proven to be rich sources of nourishment for his spiritual life.