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What do Unitarian Universalists believe?

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We are:

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. 

Westwood has Assistive Listening Technology.

 

  What’s New at Westwood

Sunday Worship Services

Aug
26
Sun
Summer Serendipity: Amplifying Voices
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Summer Serendipity: Amplifying Voices

August 26, 2018

Topic: Amplifying Voices

When systems, cultures and/or practices make it hard for a minority voice to be heard – it becomes our work to help amplify the silenced voices. Come, talk about getting out of the way, for others to be heard.

Service Leader: Claire Edwards

Summer Serendipity: A facilitated discussion on a selected topic

Sep
2
Sun
Westwood Open House
Sep 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Westwood Open House

Sept. 2, 2018

Westwood Open House!

Join us for an opportunity to make or renew acquaintances, tour the building, learn about Westwood & Unitarian Universalism, and ask all the questions you like. There will be a short circle time at 10:45 – and refreshments until noon. Co-hosts: Rev. Anne Barker & Ilara Stefaniuk-Gaudet
**Children are welcome – formal children’s program begins Sept.16th**

 

Sep
9
Sun
Ingathering & Water Communion
Sep 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ingathering & Water Communion

Sep. 9, 2018

Topic: Join us this Sunday, where we install the 2017/18 Board of Trustees, share summer reflections, and renew our connections for the coming year. You are invited to bring water representing your summer experiences, or share the common jug.

Service Leader: Westwood Board

Musician: Rebecca Patterson & Mary Wood

** Children will be upstairs this week – participating in the service – with nursery care available **
** There will be a ‘Second Sunday Potluck Lunch’ following the service**

Note: this service tends to run long!!

Sep
16
Sun
Seasons of Change
Sep 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Seasons of Change

Topic: Seasons of Change

Speaker: Rev. Anne Barker

Service Leader: Avery Edwards

Musician: Sheila Killoran

**Chilren’s program begins today! Children start upstairs — Child Dedication & Rainbow Story!**

Sep
23
Sun
Nasra Adem: Sparking Change with Spoken Word
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Nasra Adem: Sparking Change with Spoken Word

Sep. 23, 2018

Nasra Adem: Edmonton Youth Poet Laureate

NASRA is a queer, Muslim, Oromo artist and organizer, living in Amiskwaciwȃskahikan (Edmonton) on Treaty 6 territory. As festival director of Black Arts Matter – Alberta’s interdisciplinary Black arts festival and director of Sister to Sister – an artistic showcase by women & femmes of colour – Nasra advocates for liberating and intersectional creative spaces. They will be coming to share on-theme spoken word and inspiration with us!

Speaker: Nasra Adem

Service Leader: Heather MacLean-Smith

Musician: Carrie Day

**Children start downstairs**

 

Sep
30
Sun
UU Seasons of Change
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
UU Seasons of Change

Sep. 30, 2018

Topic: UU Seasons of Change

Speaker: Rev. Anne Barker

Service Leader: TBA

Musician: Harmonia

**Children start upstairs — Story for All Ages**

Upcoming Events
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Minister’s Summer Break
Minister’s Summer Break
Jun 20 – Aug 14 all-day
from Reverend Anne Barker: My summer break (vacation & study leave) begins Wednesday June 20th – and I return to active duty Wednesday August 15th. Office Hours resume Wednesday September…
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Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Aug 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Westwood Board Planning Meeting – Offsite 7:00 pm
Westwood Board Planning Meeting – Offsite
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meeting offsite – contact info@westwoodunitarian.ca for more information.
Fall Cleaning Bee 10:00 am
Fall Cleaning Bee
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
WESTWOOD FALL CLEANING BEE Saturday August 18 10:00 a.m -3:00 p.m. Please e-mail Lori at washburn74@gmail.com if you are able to attend.
Summer Barbecue at Lorian’s 4:30 pm
Summer Barbecue at Lorian’s
Aug 26 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Last Sunday in August, Sunday – August 26, 2018 At Lorian’s 9044-56 Street NW 4:30 to 9:00 PM All are welcome – old or new, visiting friend or family,…
Sanctuary – Membership Meeting 10:00 am
Sanctuary – Membership Meeting
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
contact Linda for more information.

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.