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2019 Samhain Celebration at UCE

The Pagan Chalice Circle at UCE  invites Westwoodians to join them for a Samhain ritual! …

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Endowment Fund

2019-20 Endowment Fund Call for Proposals

Application deadline:  March 1, 2020  The Westwood Endowment Trust Fund is a permanent legacy, made …

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Workshops

2019-20 Westwood Service Leaders Training

Mark Your Calendars for …  “Westwood Service Leader Training” Noon, Sunday November 17, 2019 OR …

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CYRE

This Week in Westwood Children’s Program…

October’s theme is our First UU Source: Direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder, …

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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

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 Leader: 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
Who Inspires You?
Nov 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Who Inspires You?

Date: Nov. 3, 2019

Topic: Who Inspires You?

Description: Three Westwood members will speak to inspiration they draw from a prophetic person.  This month we explore our 2nd UU source: Words and deeds of prophetic people which challenge us to confront powers and structures of evil with justice, compassion, and the transforming power of love.

Speakers:

Service Leader: Terry Anderson

Musician: Carrie Day

** Children begin downstairs **

** Daylight Savings ends today – don’t forget to set your clocks back! **

 

 

Nov
10
Sun
Prophetic Peace
Nov 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Prophetic Peace

Date: Nov. 10, 2019

Topic: Prophetic Peace

Description: On this Remembrance Day weekend, our service will honour prophetic people who bravely speak and act in the service of peace.

In November, we are focusing on our 2nd UU Source: Words and deeds of prophetic people which challenge us to confront powers and structures of evil with justice, compassion, and the transforming power of love.

Speaker: Reverend Anne Barker

Service Leader:

Musician: Sheila Killoran

** Children begin upstairs – Rainbow Story **

** 2nd Sunday Potluck follows this service **

Nov
17
Sun
Untangling a Moral Conundrum
Nov 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Untangling a Moral Conundrum

Topic: Untangling a Moral Conundrum

Description: Can a politician also be a prophetic person? What can we learn from the life of a man whose personal convictions and humanitarian sensibilities were in conflict with his responsibilities, the sentiments of the people he led, and the events he found himself thrust into. Quite a lot, it turns out. Lessons and inspiration from the life of Abraham Lincoln.

In November, we are focusing on our 2nd UU Source: Words and deeds of prophetic people which challenge us to confront powers and structures of evil with justice, compassion, and the transforming power of love.

Speaker: Daryl Williamson

Service Leader: TBA

Musician: Steve Bell

** Children begin downstairs **

Nov
24
Sun
The Transforming Power of Love
Nov 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
The Transforming Power of Love

Date: Nov. 24, 2019

Topic: The Transforming Power of Love

Description: We can be inspired toward all kinds of beliefs, practices & actions. What does it matter, which way we lean? Today we hope to inspire you toward the transforming power of love.

In November, we are focusing on our 2nd UU Source: Words and deeds of prophetic people which challenge us to confront powers and structures of evil with justice, compassion, and the transforming power of love.

Speaker: Reverend Anne Barker

Service Leader:

Musician: Harmonia

** Children begin upstairs **

** 1st Solstice Advent Sunday: Hope ** 

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