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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.

 

 

Sunday Worship Services

Nov
25
Sun
Peace in Uncertain Times
Nov 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Peace in Uncertain Times

Nov 25, 2018

Topic: Peace in Uncertain Times

Jodi Lammiman co-created Refugia Retreats, an initiative that creates safer spaces for individual self-discovery and for communities to re-envision and re-create the world around them. Jodi will explore what conditions are needed for peace to flourish in the midst of chaos, and what it might look like to co-create peaceful communities in uncertain times.

Speaker: Jodi Lammiman

Service Leader: Jacqueline Willette

Musician: Harmonia

**Children start upstairs**

**This is our 1st Winter Solstice Advent Sunday: Hope**

**Comfort Tree procession is a part of this Service – you are invited to bring items of winter warmth for our friends at The Neighbour Centre**

Dec
2
Sun
Finding Light in the Darkness: The Neighbour Centre
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Finding Light in the Darkness: The Neighbour Centre

Dec 2, 2018

Topic: Finding Light in the Darkness: The Neighbor Centre

Join us this morning as we deepen our connection with the Neighbour Centre – and learning about finding light in the darkness.

Speaker: Kris Knutson, Mustard Seed Director of Programs

Service Leader: Leroy Russell

Musician: Steve Bell

**Children begin downstairs**

**This is our 2nd Winter Solstice Advent Sunday: Love**

**Comfort Tree Procession is a part of this service – you are invited to bring items of Winter Warmth for our friends at the Neighbour Centre**

**Our collection this Sunday will go to the Neighbour Centre**

Dec
9
Sun
One Candle’s Power
Dec 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
One Candle's Power

Dec 9, 2018

Topic: One Candle’s Power

Speaker: Rev Anne Barker

Service Leader: Dean Wood

Musician: Sheila Killoran & Terry Anderson

Topic: Join us this morning as we explore the power of a single candle – in personal, relational, inspirational and transformational ways. This is also “Amnesty International ‘Write for Rights’ Sunday” – with letter writing tools available after the service.

**Children begin upstairs — Rainbow Story**

**This is our 3rd Winter Solstice Advent Sunday: Joy**

**Comfort Tree procession is a part of this service – you are invited to bring items of winter warmth for our friends at the Neighbour Centre**

**Join us for 2nd Sunday Potluck lunch following this service**

**We hope you can join us, writing letters after the service – for Amnesty International ‘Write for Rights’ Sunday**

Dec
16
Sun
Winter Solstice Sunday Service
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Winter Solstice Sunday Service

Dec 16, 2018

Topic: Winter Solstice Sunday Service

Join us this morning for a Sunday Service in the round – story & song – celebrating the impending Winter Solstice.

Service Leaders: Reverend Anne Barker & Ilara Stefaniuk-Gaudet

Musician: Harmonia

**Children upstairs — ALL AGES service**

**This is our 4th Winter Solstice Advent Sunday: Peace … & we will light the Solstice Fire**

**Comfort Tree Procession is a part of this service – you are invited to bring items of winter warmth for our friends at the Neighbour Centre**

**FRIENDLY REMINDER: Westwood is not hosting a Winter Solstice Service on December 21 this year.**

Dec
23
Sun
Carol Sing!
Dec 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Carol Sing!

Dec 23, 2018

Topic: Carol Sing!

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.

Speaker/Carol Leader: Rebecca Patterson

Service Leader: Ilara Stefaniuk-Gaudet

Musician: Rebecca Patterson & Congregation

**Children upstairs — ALL AGES**

Dec
30
Sun
The Light at the End of the Tunnel
Dec 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
The Light at the End of the Tunnel

Dec 30, 2018

Topic: The Light at the End of the Tunnel. At the end of the calendar year – are you feeling relieved? content? optimistic? Or are you somewhere ‘inside the tunnel’ – looking for the light? Today we will manifest a little light together.

Speaker: Rev Anne Barker

Service Leader: Heather MacLean-Smith

Musician: Carrie Day

**Children begin upstairs — Tree story**

Upcoming Events
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
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Basement – Social Justice Meeting 7:15 pm
Basement – Social Justice Meeting
Nov 1 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly meeting of the Social Justice Committee
3
Basement – FUNdraiser Planning Team Meeting 10:00 am
Westwood Comfort Day 10:00 am
Westwood Comfort Day
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
COMFORT DAY at Westwood, Saturday Nov 2, 10-3 pm Join us as we gather to make items of winter warmth: hats, scarves, with pretty gift tags, for the folks at…
4
5
Worship Committee 7:00 pm
Worship Committee
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Worship Committee Meeting
6
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Nov 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Harmonia Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Harmonia Rehearsal
Nov 6 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Harmonia 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…
7
Minister’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Minister’s Office Hours
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Minister's Office Hours
Westwood Board Meeting 6:00 pm
Westwood Board Meeting
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly meeting of the Westwood Board. The Board typically meets in the evening on the first Monday of the month at Westwood. The first hour is Leadership Hour, devoted to…
9
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Social Justice Movie Night (Peace) – “Four Women of Egypt” 7:00 pm
Social Justice Movie Night (Peace) – “Four Women of Egypt”
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly free screening of a film with a Social-Justice theme on the second Friday of the month, unless noted. “Four Women of Egypt”  (1997, 1h 29m) How do we get…
Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day
Nov 11 all-day
 
2nd Sunday Potluck 12:00 pm
2nd Sunday Potluck
Nov 11 @ 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
Nov 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Harmonia Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Harmonia Rehearsal
Nov 13 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Harmonia 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…
Basement – Dying With Dignity 6:30 pm
Basement – Dying With Dignity
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Meets regularly on the third-Thursday of every month 6:30-9 pm, Westwood basement   Westwood is partnering with the Edmonton chapter of Dying With Dignity, which is affiliated with the Canadian…
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Harmonia Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Harmonia Rehearsal
Nov 20 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Harmonia 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… What’s Next?” 1:00 pm
“Westwood… What’s Next?”
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A reprise of the second  “Westwood… What’s Next?  What Matters?” workshop.  Lunch will be provided – all are welcome.
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Nov 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Harmonia Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Harmonia Rehearsal
Nov 27 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Harmonia 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.