11135-65 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta T6H 1W3 · Traditional Lands of Treaty 6 First Nations

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A compassionate community of free religious thought, inviting all people to rest, grow, and serve the world.

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Making (a) Room for Everyone

The Time Has Come: The contractors are in the building! The Westwood Board of Trustees …

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Seasonal Celebrations

2019 Winter Solstice

Mark Your Calendar On Saturday, December 21st, 2019  Westwood Unitarian Congregation will hold an Earth …

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CUC

2019 Western Canada Fall Gathering

https://youtu.be/CgGk0EAM9EU Hosted by the Unitarian Church of Edmonton (UCE) and the Westwood Unitarian Congregation.All events …

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Board

Sounding Board Notes- September 2019

Rev. Anne presented a “What’s Next” report. She will contact committees and other interested people …

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About Westwood

Westwood is a welcoming, nurturing and inclusive community where people may experience freedom of religious thought, spiritual development, hope and inspiration. Westwood lives and shares Unitarian Universalist principles through spiritual growth, learning, social justice, care and compassion.

We believe that everyone has the right to seek truth and meaning for themselves. We acknowledge and respect the diversity of religions and beliefs of our members and friends including those who identify as non-theists, atheists, agnostics, free-thinkers and humanists.

The fundamental tools for defining our beliefs include:

Upcoming Events
Sunday Worship Service

Sep
29
Sun
Castles in the Air: Dreaming About a Better Building
Sep 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Castles in the Air: Dreaming About a Better Building

Date: Sept. 29, 2019

Topic: Castles in the Air:  Dreaming About a Better Building

Description: Reverend Wayne Walder, from Neighbourhood Congregation in Toronto, will be here for a potluck meet & greet Friday evening, full day workshop, Saturday and half day workshop following the service. This morning service will give you an opportunity to hear what all the excitement is about.

Speaker: Reverend Wayne Walder

Service Leader: Susan Anderson

Musician: Harmonia

** Children begin downstairs **

Oct
6
Sun
The Power of Play to Enliven the Human Spirit
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
The Power of Play to Enliven the Human Spirit

Date: Oct. 6, 2019

Topic: The Power of Play to Enliven the Human Spirit

Description: Jane Vallentyne is the Founder of Play Around the World (PAW). In addition to describing the PAW program, Jane will invite us to recall our childhood play memories and explore ways to add play and playfulness into our lives.

Speaker: Jane Vallentyne

Service Leader: Sally-Ann Mowat

Musician: Sheila Killoran

** Children begin downstairs **

 

Oct
13
Sun
What’s Our 1st UU Source?
Oct 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
What's Our 1st UU Source?

Date: Oct. 13, 2019

Topic: What’s Our 1st UU Source?

Description: Our 1st UU Source is “Direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder, affirmed in all cultures, which moves us to a renewal of the spirit and an openness to the forces that create and uphold life.” Hallelujah! ( … and what a mouthful!) Let’s explore together, as we celebrate Thanksgiving.

Speaker: Reverend Anne Barker

Service Leader: Jacqueline Willette

Musician: Carrie Day

** Children begin upstairs **

** 2nd Sunday Potluck follows this service **

Oct
20
Sun
** Service Location Change **
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
** Service Location Change **

Date: Oct. 20, 2019

PLEASE NOTE: there is no service at Westwood today!

It’s Western Region Fall Gathering Weekend …

and we are joining our ‘siblings in spirit’ – over at the Unitarian Church of Edmonton.

PLEASE JOIN US THERE:  10804 119 St NW, Edmonton, AB, T5H 3P2

The WRFG Service at UCE begins at 11am … providing time for anyone who headed to Westwood (for 10:30) to travel over to UCE.

** There will be someone at Westwood – providing tea & conversation for anyone who didn’t get this message – so don’t worry! But we strongly encourage you to join us ‘on the other side’ **

 

Oct
27
Sun
Practical Magic
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Practical Magic

Date: Oct. 27, 2019

Topic: Practical Magic

Description: Join us this Sunday for an All Ages service celebrating the power we each have to create MAGIC in the world. We’ll be in costume – you are welcome to join us. Our choir, Harmonia, will help to ramp up the festive spirit of this service.

Service Leaders: Reverend Anne Barker & DRE Ilara Stefaniuk-Gaudet

Musician: Harmonia

** This is an All Ages Service – Children will be upstairs **

** A Community Council Meeting (Westwood Leadership) is scheduled to follow this service **

 

Nov
3
Sun
Sunday Service
Nov 3 @ 10:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Sunday Service

Date: Nov. 3, 2019

Topic: Sunday Service

 

 

 

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