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A Welcoming Congregation           Free Thinker Friendly

 

 

 

 

With compassion and respect for the health of our members, friends and visitors Westwood is a scent free environment. 

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  What’s New at Westwood

Sunday Worship Services

Oct
29
Sun
The Roots of All Hallows Eve
Oct 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
The Roots of All Hallows Eve

October 29, 2017

Topic: Halloween is often thought of as a candy-fueled holiday for the young and the young at heart… But what are the roots of this ancient tradition? Discover where our current Halloween traditions intersects with history and explore our Pagan roots together!

Speaker: Colette Orieux

Service Leader: Heather MacLean-Smith

Musician: Steve Bell

** kids start upstairs/downstairs **

Nov
5
Sun
Breathing Inspired
Nov 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Breathing Inspired

November 5, 2017

Topic: Join well-loved Edmonton Yoga on an inspiring journey of breath and embodiment.

Speaker: Anna Radyo

Service Leader: Carl Ulrich

Musician: Sheila Killoran

** kids start upstairs/downstairs **

Nov
12
Sun
More than Two
Nov 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
More than Two

November 12, 2017

Topic: More than Two

The world often tries to fit people into tidy little boxes … good & bad, black & white, male & female … but we know it’s not that simple. Join us while we take a tender look at the spectrum of human identity, and do the work of broadening our perspective.

Speaker: Reverend Anne Barker & Claire Edwards

Service Leader: Brenda Jackson

Musician: Gordon Ritchie

** “More Than Two Workshop” to follow – 12:30-3pm: Gender, sex, orientation & expression: What’s the difference? Why does it matter? Light lunch will be served **

** kids start upstairs – Rainbow story **

Nov
19
Sun
Westwood Inspired: A Credo Service
Nov 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Westwood Inspired: A Credo Service

November 19, 2017

Topic: Every year, Westwood invites three Westwoodians of different perspectives and generations to share their individual “credo” on a topic. This year, our speakers will share their personal thoughts on our theme word for the month, “Inspire Us.”

Speaker: David Williamson, MJ Beard, Jacqueline Willette

Service Leader: Lisa Stein

Musician: Harmonia

** kids start downstairs **

Nov
26
Sun
Going Deep & Dark – Westwood’s “Inside Solstice” Service
Nov 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Going Deep & Dark - Westwood's "Inside Solstice" Service

November 26, 2017

Topic: Going Deep & Dark – Westwood’s “Inside Solstice” Service

As the wheel of the year turns – and we prepare for the big December 21st celebration at City Hall – Westwoodians like to center ourselves with a more intimate, home-grown, “Inside Solstice” service. Join us for a journey into the darkness.

Speakers: Reverend Anne Barker, DRE Ilara Stefaniuk-Gaudet & friends

** All ages are upstairs this morning – for this service ‘in the round’ **

** This week is the 1st of 4 “Comfort Tree” Sundays. You are invited to bring items of comfort for our friends at The Neighbour Centre. **

** Today only, the offering will dedicated to The Neighbour Centre **

Dec
3
Sun
Use Our Power
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Use Our Power

December 3, 2017

Topic: Use Our Power … for Social Justice

Amnesty International regularly demonstrates the effectiveness of a common voice – when people rally together to support a cause. Join us this morning as we look at meaningful ways to Use Our Power in the world.

Speaker: Rev. Anne Barker

Service Leader: Leroy Russell / Westwood Social Justice

Musician: Sheila Killoran

** kids start downstairs **

** This week is the 2nd of 4 “Comfort Tree” Sundays. You are invited to bring items of comfort for our friends at The Neighbour Centre. **

** An Amnesty International ‘Write for Rights’ letter writing opportunity follows this service, hosted by the Westwood Social Justice Committee **

Upcoming Events
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Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Oct 3 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Come Sing With Us! Harmonia performs monthly in Sunday services during the regular church year, September to May. During that time they meet in the sanctuary on Tuesday evenings, 7:15…
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Minister’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Minister’s Office Hours
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Minister's Office Hours
Board Meeting – Basement 7:00 pm
Board Meeting – Basement
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Board Meeting - Basement
Monthly meeting of the Westwood Board. The Board typically meets in the evening on the first Wednesday of the month at Westwood. The first hour is Leadership Hour, devoted to…
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Basement – Social Justice Meeting 7:15 pm
Basement – Social Justice Meeting
Oct 5 @ 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm
Monthly meeting of the Social Justice committee
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Hungry? Come & Be Fed! 10:30 am
Hungry? Come & Be Fed!
Oct 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Hungry? Come & Be Fed!
October 8, 2017 Topic: Thanksgiving is meant to be a pause for gratitude. But so many of us are hungry: hungry for time … hungry for appreciation … hungry to be…
2nd Sunday Potluck 12:00 pm
2nd Sunday Potluck
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
2nd Sunday Potluck
Join us after Sunday service on the 2nd Sunday of each month for an all ages potluck lunch. Bring food to share and your own plate/cutlery. Come even if you…
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Oct 10 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Come Sing With Us! Harmonia performs monthly in Sunday services during the regular church year, September to May. During that time they meet in the sanctuary on Tuesday evenings, 7:15…
Building Community One Apple at a Time: OFRE 10:30 am
Building Community One Apple at a Time: OFRE
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Building Community One Apple at a Time: OFRE
October 15, 2017 Topic: Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton: Building Community One Apple at a Time Board Member and Orchard Manager, Mike Johnson, will share the history of OFRE. OFRE mobilizes…
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Oct 17 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Come Sing With Us! Harmonia performs monthly in Sunday services during the regular church year, September to May. During that time they meet in the sanctuary on Tuesday evenings, 7:15…
Westwood Comfort Day 10:00 am
Westwood Comfort Day
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
WESTWOOD COMFORT DAY: Saturday Oct. 21 – 10am-3pm INVITE YOUR FRIENDS … FAMILY … NEIGHBOURS! Please join us for a practical, ‘making a difference’, ‘doing something’ day where we will create…
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Oct 24 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Come Sing With Us! Harmonia performs monthly in Sunday services during the regular church year, September to May. During that time they meet in the sanctuary on Tuesday evenings, 7:15…
Paganism 101
Paganism 101
Oct 27 – Oct 28 all-day
A UNITAR IAN EXPLORATION OF NEW PAGANISM Westwood is delighted to be offering a revised version of Paganism 101!   What is Paganism 101: Paganism 101 is an experiential curriculum…
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Mindfulness Meditation 10:20 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Oct 28 @ 10:20 am – 11:30 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Unplug and Recharge. Drop-in format – come as your schedule allows. Where: Westwood Sanctuary When: 10:30 – 11:30 am . Please arrive by 10:20 to set up, gather and allow…
Youth Group Meeting 7:00 pm
Youth Group Meeting
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly meeting of the Westwood Youth Group.  Please contact Robbie for more information.
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Oct 31 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Oct 31 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Come Sing With Us! Harmonia performs monthly in Sunday services during the regular church year, September to May. During that time they meet in the sanctuary on Tuesday evenings, 7:15…

Getting Involved!

Westwood has many ways to connect and get involved – Sunday morning worship services are just the beginning. Small groups gather throughout the month in Community Groups, 4th Fridays, Chalice Circles, choir, Social Justice committee meetings, and Buddhist meditation, to name a few.

Check out our events calendarprograms, and monthly newsletter to find out about our activities. You are welcome to attend any that you see listed there.