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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Chalice Circle
Chalice Circle

LOOKING FOR A MEANINGFUL CONVERSATION?

  Our Fall-Winter sessions of the Monday Afternoon Chalice Circle will begin on September 23 …

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Minister's Study

From the Minister’s Study – September 2019

September 2019: Celebrating Our UU Sources Welcome back to a fresh new year at Westwood. …

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2019-20 Board Titled
Board

Sounding Board Notes – August 2019

Meet the Board President: Lorian Kennedy Vice-President: Leroy Russell Treasurer: Jacqueline Willette Secretary: Carl Ulrich …

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Special Events

2019 Open House

Curious about what goes on here? Returning from holidays and want to catch up on …

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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

Aug
25
Sun
Serendipity #10: Changing On Purpose
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Serendipity #10: Changing On Purpose

Date: August 25, 2019

Topic: Changing On Purpose

It’s pretty simple to change our socks. It’s harder to change what we believe. What does it take to change a belief on purpose?

Service Leader: Daryl Williams

Looking for connection and a good discussion? Every Sunday from June 23- August 25  Westwood hosts our Summer Serendipity Services: a friendly hour of reflection and discussion on the topic of the week.

See you Sunday at 10:30 am.

All welcome.

Children’s programming resumes in September.

Sep
1
Sun
Westwood Open House
Sep 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Westwood Open House

Date: September 1, 2019

Topic: Westwood Open House:

Curious about us and what goes on here? This is a casual hour with an opportunity to meet some of our people and visit the facility. Light refreshments provided.

Service Leaders: Reverend Anne Barker and Ilara Stefaniuk-Gaudet

See you Sunday at 10:30 am.

** All welcome **

** This is an all ages gathering **

Sep
8
Sun
In-Gathering & Water Communion
Sep 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
In-Gathering & Water Communion

Date: Sept. 8, 2019

Topic: In-Gathering & Water Communion

Description: Join us this Sunday, where we install the 2019/20 Board of Trustees, share summer reflections, and renew our connections for the coming year. You are invited to bring water representing your summer experiences, or share the common jug.

Speaker: Reverend Anne Barker

Service Leader: Westwood Board of Trustees

Musician: Steve Bell

** Children will be upstairs this week – participating in the service – with nursery care available **

** A ‘2nd Sunday Potluck Lunch’ follows this service **

Note: this service tends to run long!!

Sep
15
Sun
Celebrating Our UU Sources
Sep 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Celebrating Our UU Sources

Date: Sept. 15, 2019

Topic: Celebrating Our UU Sources

Description: This morning we launch our Westwood Theme for the year: Celebrating Our Unitarian Universalist (UU) Sources. Come, be introduced to (or reminded of) our Sources – and help to shape our focus for 2019-20.

Speaker: Reverend Anne Barker

Service Leader: Sally-Ann Mowat

Musician: Sheila Killoran

** Children’s Program begins officially today – Children begin upstairs – Rainbow Story! **

** A Special ‘Winter Solstice Focus Group’ will follow this service (after 30 minutes of refreshments) **

 

Sep
22
Sun
Autumn Equinox
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Autumn Equinox

Date: Sept. 22, 2019

Topic: Autumn Equinox

Description: Autumn Equinox is a time of harvest celebration, when the daylight & nighttime hours are balanced. Join us for a time of celebration & reflection – with a focus on ‘what are your personal sources of balance?’.

Speaker: Reverend Anne Barker

Service Leader: Brenda Jackson

Musician: Jennifer McMillan

** Children begin upstairs **

 

Sep
29
Sun
Guest Speaker: Reverend Wayne Walder
Sep 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Guest Speaker: Reverend Wayne Walder

Date: Sept. 29, 2019

Topic: Guest Speaker – Reverend Wayne Walder

Description: Reverend Wayne is visiting from Neighbourhood Congregation in Toronto – and has been leading us in reflection on ‘Our Westwood Home’ this weekend. Join us for the Sunday Service, where he will also be our guest speaker.

Speaker: Reverend Wayne Walder

Service Leader: Susan Anderson

Musician: Harmonia

** Children begin downstairs **

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