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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. 

Westwood has Assistive Listening Technology.

 

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Sunday Worship Services

Dec
17
Sun
Use Our Superpower
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Use Our Superpower

December 17, 2017

Topic: Use Our Superpower

With this month’s theme being “Use Our Power” – how could we NOT have a Superpower service? Join us for an exploration of personal power. *Costumes optional*

Speaker: Reverend Anne Barker

Service Leader: David Williamson

Musician: Cherilyn Michaels

** kids start upstairs; rainbow story! **

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

Dec
21
Thu
Winter Solstice at City Hall
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

30th Anniversary! Winter Solstice at City Hall

Join us for our 30th Annual Winter Solstice Celebration (our 10th at City Hall!) and help generate the communal warmth & light required to brilliantly call back the Sun. Music & drama … meaning & magic … a festive earth centered event to celebrate the turning wheel of the year.

Service from 7-8pm. Refreshments to follow.

Service Leader: Reverend Anne Barker

Musicians:  Westwood’s Winter Solstice Choir (Harmonia & special friends), led by Rebecca Patterson & accompanied Sheila Killoran … PLUS guest musician Gordon Ritchie on the harp

ALL AGES

Dec
24
Sun
Carol Sing-Along!
Dec 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Carol Sing-Along!

December 24, 2017

Topic: Carol Sing-Along! Our annual Chistmas Carol and Holiday-Inspired sing-along invites everyone to bring high spirits and song requests for a rolicking good time. Harmonia director, Rebecca Patterson, will lead us in joyful song.

Song Maestro: Rebecca Patterson

Service Leader: Ilara Stefaniuk-Gaudet

Musician: Rebecca Patterson & Congregation

ALL AGES SERVICE

Dec
31
Sun
Pancake Breakfast
Dec 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Pancake Breakfast

December 31, 2017

Topic: Pancakes! Come fill your bellies with delicious pancakes generously cooked and served up by Marc MacKenzie.

Chef: Marc MacKenzie

Service Leaders: Hungry People

Musician: Everyone

 

Jan
7
Sun
Bah! Humbug
Jan 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Bah! Humbug

January 7, 2018

Topic: Bah! Humbug

Mitch Waldon will lead the annual Bah! Humbug service where we reflect on the past year and set intentions for the year ahead.

Speaker: Mitch Waldon

Service Leader: Lisa Stein

Musician: Rebecca Patterson

**kids start downstairs**

Jan
14
Sun
Black Lives Matter
Jan 14 @ 10:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Black Lives Matter

January 14, 2018

Topic: Black Lives Matter

Speaker: Bashir Mohamed

Service Leader: Dean Wood

Musician: Sheila Killoran

**kids start upstairs**

Upcoming Events
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Basement – Financial Review 7:00 pm
Basement – Financial Review
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Financial Review Committee
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Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Dec 5 @ 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
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Minister's Office Hours
Board Meeting – Basement 7:00 pm
Board Meeting – Basement
Dec 6 @ 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
Dec 7 @ 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm
Monthly meeting of the Social Justice committee
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Offsite-Winter Solstice Give-Away Party 1:00 pm
Offsite-Winter Solstice Give-Away Party
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Winter Solstice Give-Away Party l-4pm @ Anne & Lori’s Contact Rev Anne for info
2nd Sunday Potluck 12:00 pm
2nd Sunday Potluck
Dec 10 @ 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
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Dec 12 @ 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…
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Dec 19 @ 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…
Winter Solstice at City Hall 7:00 pm
Winter Solstice at City Hall
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Winter Solstice at City Hall
30th Anniversary! Winter Solstice at City Hall Join us for our 30th Annual Winter Solstice Celebration (our 10th at City Hall!) and help generate the communal warmth & light required…
Mindfulness Meditation 10:20 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Dec 23 @ 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…
Boxing Day
Boxing Day
Dec 26 all-day
 
No Office Hours Today! 9:00 am
No Office Hours Today!
Dec 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
No Office Hours Today!
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Dec 26 @ 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…
WUC Casino
WUC Casino
Dec 30 – Dec 31 all-day
If you are able to help out, please sign up at:  http://www.westwoodunitarian.ca/volunteer-signup/

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.