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Sunday Worship Services

Nov
26
Sun
Going Deep & Dark – Westwood’s “Inside Solstice” Service
Nov 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Going Deep & Dark - Westwood's "Inside Solstice" Service

November 26, 2017

Topic: Going Deep & Dark – Westwood’s “Inside Solstice” Service

As the wheel of the year turns – and we prepare for the big December 21st celebration at City Hall – Westwoodians like to center ourselves with a more intimate, home-grown, “Inside Solstice” service. Join us for a journey into the darkness.

Speakers: Reverend Anne Barker, DRE Ilara Stefaniuk-Gaudet & friends

** All ages are upstairs this morning – for this service ‘in the round’ **

** This week is the 1st of 4 Solstice Advent & “Comfort Tree” Sundays. You are invited to bring items of comfort for our friends at The Neighbour Centre. **

** Today only, the offering will dedicated to The Neighbour Centre **

Dec
3
Sun
Use Our Power
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Use Our Power

December 3, 2017

Topic: Use Our Power … for Social Justice

Amnesty International regularly demonstrates the effectiveness of a common voice – when people rally together to support a cause. Join us this morning as we look at meaningful ways to Use Our Power in the world.

Speaker: Rev. Anne Barker

Service Leader: Leroy Russell / Westwood Social Justice

Musician: Sheila Killoran

** kids start downstairs **

** This week is the 2nd of 4 Solstice Advent & “Comfort Tree” Sundays. You are invited to bring items of comfort for our friends at The Neighbour Centre. **

** An Amnesty International ‘Write for Rights’ letter writing opportunity follows this service, hosted by the Westwood Social Justice Committee **

Dec
10
Sun
Atheists, Humanists and Free Thinkers in our Unitarian Closets
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Atheists, Humanists and Free Thinkers in our Unitarian Closets

December 10, 2017

Topic: Atheists, Humanists and FreeThinkers in our Unitarian Closets.
This service explores the historical home that Unitarians have always provided for those uncomfortable with superstition, theistic views and credal orthodoxy.

Speaker: Terry Anderson

Service Leader: Kevin Fitzgerald

Musician: Steve Bell

** kids start downstairs **

** This week is the 3rd of 4 Solstice Advent & “Comfort Tree” Sundays. You are invited to bring items of comfort for our friends at The Neighbour Centre. **

** 2nd Sunday Potluck this week **

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

Upcoming Events
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
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Minister’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Minister’s Office Hours
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Minister's Office Hours
Board Meeting – Basement 7:00 pm
Board Meeting – Basement
Nov 1 @ 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
Nov 2 @ 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm
Monthly meeting of the Social Justice committee
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Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Nov 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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2nd Sunday Potluck 12:00 pm
2nd Sunday Potluck
Nov 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
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Nov 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…
Basement – Lay Chaplaincy Meeting 7:00 pm
Basement – Lay Chaplaincy Meeting
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
contact Marj for more information if needed – thanks!
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Nov 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
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Minister's Office Hours
Free Thinker’s Book Club 7:00 pm
Free Thinker’s Book Club
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Humanist Voices in Unitarian Universalism
Paganism 101
Paganism 101
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
A UNITAR IAN EXPLORATION OF NEW PAGANISM Westwood is delighted to be offering a revised version of Paganism 101!   What is Paganism 101: Paganism 101 is an experiential curriculum…
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Mindfulness Meditation 10:20 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Nov 25 @ 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…
Youth Group Meeting 7:00 pm
Youth Group Meeting
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly meeting of the Westwood Youth Group.  Please contact Robbie for more information.
Welcome to Westwood 12:00 pm
Welcome to Westwood
Nov 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Are you new / newer to Westwood?  Do you have questions about our congregation?  Do you have questions about Unitarian Universalism in general? We’d be happy to help you find…
Administrator’s Office Hours 9:00 am
Administrator’s Office Hours
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Administrator's Office Hours
Choir Rehearsal 7:15 pm
Choir Rehearsal
Nov 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.