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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.

 

  What’s New at Westwood

Sunday Worship Services

Feb
25
Sun
Heal & Not Harm: All Ages Service
Feb 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Heal & Not Harm: All Ages Service

February 25, 2018

Topic: All Ages Service

Service Leader: Ilara Stefaniuk-Gaudet & CYRE

Musician: Harmonia

**Kids upstairs: ALL AGES**

Mar
4
Sun
Strengthening Our Interdependent Web
Mar 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Strengthening Our Interdependent Web

March 4, 2018

Topic: Strengthening Our Interdependent Web

In “The Slight Edge”, author Jeff Olson argues that every movement is either an improvement or a decline – there is no ‘status quo’. What might that mean, if we apply this idea to our beloved ‘Interdependent Web’?

Speaker: Rev. Anne Barker

Service Leader: Lisa Stein

Musician: Sheila Killoran

** Kids start downstairs **

Mar
11
Sun
Liz James: Things I No Longer Believe About Money
Mar 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Liz James: Things I No Longer Believe About Money

March 11, 2018

Topic: Things I No Longer Believe About Money

Come and hear what Liz has learned about money & privilege over the years. Her journey from middle class to homeless to surgeon’s wife has brought some powerful lessons.

Speaker: Liz James

Service Leader: Reverend Anne Barker

Musician: Steve Bell

** kids begin upstairs **

** 2nd Sunday Potluck today **

** a stewardship event will accompany & follow the potluck lunch **

Mar
18
Sun
The Crosses We Bear
Mar 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
The Crosses We Bear

March 18, 2018

Topic: The Crosses We Bear

Whether or not we find personal inspiration within the Christian story, the concept of ‘a cross to bear’ is one that many of us still carry. Let’s unpack it together.

Speaker: Rev. Anne Barker

Service Leader: Brenda Jackson

Musician: Harmonia

 ** Kids start upstairs – Rainbow Story **

** A “Welcome to Westwood” session follows this service **

 

Mar
25
Sun
Redeeming Religion
Mar 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Redeeming Religion

March 25, 2018

Topic: Redeeming Religion

Atheists love to hate religion and the religious, but they don’t understand what religion was doing. The goal of this  talk is to redeem religion by explaining from an explicitly atheist perspective the importance of adaptive truth in human culture.”

Speaker: Korey Peters

Service Leader: Terry Anderson

Musician: Karen Mills

Apr
1
Sun
TBA: Rev Anne
Apr 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
TBA: Rev Anne

April 1, 2018

Topic: TBA

Speaker: Rev. Anne

Service Leader: Sally Anne Mowat

Musician: TBA

*kids start upstairs*

Upcoming Events
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Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Minister's Office Hours
Board Meeting – held January 24 7:00 pm
Board Meeting – held January 24
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Board Meeting - held January 24
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
Feb 8 @ 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm
Monthly meeting of the Social Justice committee
2nd Sunday Potluck 12:00 pm
2nd Sunday Potluck
Feb 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…
Book Club with Claire 4:00 pm
Book Club with Claire
Feb 11 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Rev. Anne
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Feb 13 @ 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…
Basement – Dying With Dignity 6:30 pm
Basement – Dying With Dignity
Feb 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
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Pagan Practice Gathering 6:30 pm
Pagan Practice Gathering
Feb 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Pagan Practice Gathering
Join the Pagan Practice Gathering in welcoming the new moon on February 16, 2018. Participants will cast a circle, welcome the new moon, and create a Magical Moon Braid*. When:…
Family Day
Family Day
Feb 19 all-day
Stat. holiday
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Feb 20 @ 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…
Mindfulness Meditation 10:20 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Feb 24 @ 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…
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Feb 27 @ 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…
Minister’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Minister’s Office Hours
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Minister's Office Hours
Free Thinker’s Book Club 7:00 pm
Free Thinker’s Book Club
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Free Thinker's Book Club
Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism

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.