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Sunday Worship Services

Feb
26
Sun
Taking Our Place
Feb 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Taking Our Place

February 26, 2017

Topic:  We speak powerful words. Do we move in equally meaningful ways?

Speaker:  Rev. Anne Barker

Service Leader:  Kevin Fitzgerald

Musician:  Harmonia

** kids start upstairs **

Mar
5
Sun
Love Is Simple
Mar 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Love Is Simple

March 5, 2017

Topic:  Join us for a ‘simple service’, gathered in a circle, focusing on what is most precious and important.

Speaker:  Rev Anne Barker

Service Leader:  Westwood Board

Musician:  Jacqueline Willette

**kids start upstairs today**

***We will be blessing our new chairs during today’s service.***

Mar
12
Sun
Simplicity to Complexity:  A Journey from Burundi to Canada
Mar 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Simplicity to Complexity:  A Journey from Burundi to Canada

March 12, 2017

Topic:  Rev. Ndagijimana Fulgence came to Canada over a year ago after escaping a near death experience in the hands of the regime in Burundi.  During this service, he will talk about his life in Burundi where he lived in a simple and familiar environment and how he now has to navigate a complex new context in Canada.  A difficult story told by a hopeful minister!

Speaker:  Rev Fulgence Ndagijimana

Service Leader:  Brenda Jackson

Musician:  Steve Bell

**kids start downstairs today**

 

Mar
19
Sun
Mind Full
Mar 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Mind Full

March 19, 2017

Topic:  Join us for a service focused on Mindfulness as a meditative tool, but also as a tool for change, inspiration, and growth.

Speaker:  Rev Anne Barker

Service Leader:  tba

Musician:  Harmonia

**kids start downstairs today**

Mar
26
Sun
Spring Equinox
Mar 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Spring Equinox

March 26, 2017

Topic:  Join us in an engaging spring ritual for all ages! Come prepared to move and welcome new life and growth into the world in little ways. Wear brightly coloured clothing to celebrate this joyful occasion!

Speaker:  CYRE

Service Leader:  Ilara Stefaniuk Gaudet

Musician:  Amber Jorgenson

**this is an All-Ages service**

Apr
2
Sun
Sunday Service
Apr 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Sunday Service

April 2, 2017

Topic:  info to follow

Speaker:  Rev Anne Barker

Service Leader:  tba

Musician:  Steve Bell

Upcoming Events
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Social Justice meeting (offsite) 7:15 pm
Social Justice meeting (offsite)
Feb 2 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
First Thursday of every month, the Social Justice Committee meets offsite.  Please contact the office at info@westwoodunitarian.ca or call 780-434-5819 during office hours for the meeting location.
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Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Social Justice Film Night – “Struggle to Survive” -Director will be in attendance 7:00 pm
Social Justice Film Night – “Struggle to Survive” -Director will be in attendance
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“Struggle to Survive” is a locally-produced short film, dramatizing the struggle of refugee youth in Canada.  The director, Tara Hashimoto, will be in attendance – some meaningful and thoughtful discussion…
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Sustaining Practices: Love & Justice – Sanctuary 1:00 pm
Sustaining Practices: Love & Justice – Sanctuary
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
SanctuaryRev. Anne Barker is hosting a series of 8 “Sustaining Practices” – one from each branch of the “tree of contemplative practices” and tied to the monthly Canadian Unitarians Exploring……
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Basement – Worship Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Basement – Worship Committee Meeting
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly meeting of the the Westwood Worship Committee.  worship@westwoodunitarian.ca
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Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Feb 7 @ 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 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Minister's Office Hours
Board Meeting – Basement 7:00 pm
Board Meeting – Basement
Feb 8 @ 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…
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Sacred Circle Dance – Sanctuary 7:00 pm
Sacred Circle Dance – Sanctuary
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sacred Circle Dance - Sanctuary
Sacred Circle Dance All adults welcome SACRED CIRCLE DANCING Circle dancing is an ancient tradition going back thousands of years to many different cultures. Modern sacred circle dance incorporates not…
Patti Sinclair Workshop 1:00 pm
Patti Sinclair Workshop
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Patti Sinclair workshop – details to come
2nd Sunday Potluck 12:00 pm
2nd Sunday Potluck
Feb 12 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Feb 14 @ 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 10:00 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mindfulness Meditation
Unplug and Recharge. Drop-in format – come as your schedule allows. Where: Westwood Sanctuary When: 10am -12 noon; break at 11:15 allows those who want to stay for a shorter…
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Feb 21 @ 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 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Minister's Office Hours
Free Thinker Book Club 7:00 pm
Free Thinker Book Club
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This month the Free Thinker book club discusses Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion by Sam Harris.
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
4th-Friday Social 6:00 pm
4th-Friday Social
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
4th-Friday Social
4th Fridays: Making Space for Deeper Connections! Westwoodians and friends of all ages from 6-9 pm on the 4th Friday of the month. Everything is provided – just bring your…
Spinning the Web Dinner (offsite) 6:00 pm
Spinning the Web Dinner (offsite)
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Be sure to set this evening aside for great food, conversation and connection with Westwood members, friends and guests. We will strengthen our web of interconnections with concurrent 6-8 person…
Youth Group Meeting 7:00 pm
Youth Group Meeting
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly meeting of the Westwood Youth Group.  Please contact Robbie for more information.
Shaping the Future: Service Leader Training 12:00 pm
Shaping the Future: Service Leader Training
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Shaping the Future:  Service Leader Training
This is the first session in a brand-new Service Leader Training, “Shaping the Future”. Whether you are a seasoned Service Leader, a relative newbie, or someone who is just thinking about…
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Feb 28 @ 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.