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

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Seasonal Celebrations

The Heart of Winter Solstice

    Dark of winter, soft and still, your quiet calm surrounds me.   #55, …

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Social Justice Committee

Social Justice Movie Night, Dec. 13

Dec 13, 2019 –  7:00 PM DOUBLE FEATURE!!   Invasion and Qallunaat! In this era of “reconciliation”, Indigneous land …

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Solstice

Winter Solstice Bonfire 2019

Bring Warm Clothes, Musical Instruments, Warm Weather, and Winter Cheer to celebrate the longest night. …

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CYRE

Experiencing Our Sources

December is often filled with feasting, the wonder of luminous holiday decorations in the darkest …

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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

Dec
15
Sun
Westwood’s Annual Carol Sing-a-long
Dec 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

Date: Dec. 15, 2019

Topic: Westwood’s Annual Carol Sing-a-long

Description: Christmas is coming, and the spirit of the season is upon us. Join us for this favourite service at Westwood – our annual Carol Sing-a-long. We’ll sing your favourite carols.

Speaker: Rebecca Patterson, with our choir Harmonia

Service Leader: Ilara Stefaniuk-Gaudet

Musicians: Harmonia, accompanied by Sheila Killoran

** This is an all-ages service – Children are upstairs **

** 4th Solstice Advent Sunday: Love **

Dec
21
Sat
The Heart of Winter Solstice – Westwood Winter Solstice Service ** 7pm December 21st – new location! **
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Heart of Winter Solstice - Westwood Winter Solstice Service ** 7pm December 21st - new location! ** @ SEESA - South East Edmonton Seniors Association

Date: Dec. 21, 2019

Topic: 7pm – The Heart of Winter Solstice – Westwood Winter Solstice ServiceNEW LOCATION 

Description: Join us for a fresh expression of Winter Solstice – at an all-new location this year.

This special service will honour the turning wheel of the year – the Winter Solstice Sabbat – with a sacred circle of song, dance, spirit & celebration … and an actual factual fire outside!

** The site & the service will be accessible for all ages and abilities ** 

** Refreshments will be served ** 

Location: SEESA – South East Edmonton Seniors Association

9350 82 Street NW, Edmonton, T6C 2X8

Dec
22
Sun
Spirits of the Season
Dec 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Spirits of the Season @ SEESA - South East Edmonton Seniors Association

Date: Dec. 22, 2019

Topic: Spirits of the Season

Description: Join us for this special ‘service in the round’. We will explore & celebrate some of the many sources, spirits & practices that Unitarian Universalists (& their friends!) draw upon at this time of year.

Service Leader: Lorian Kennedy

Musician: Ilara Stefaniuk-Gaudet

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

 

 

Dec
29
Sun
Sources of Strength, Sources of Inspiration
Dec 29 @ 10:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Sources of Strength, Sources of Inspiration

Date: Dec. 29, 2019

Topic: Sources of Strength, Sources of Inspiration

Description: As the year comes to an end – we will reflect on Sources of Strength & Inspiration that have been present in our lives for the past year … and what they might mean for us, as we head into the next.

Speaker: Reverend Anne Barker

Service Leader: Sara McEwan

Musician: Sheila Killoran

** Children begin upstairs **

Jan
5
Sun
Bah, Humbug
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Bah, Humbug

Date: Jan. 5, 2020

Topic: Bah, Humbug!

Description:

Speaker: Mitch Waldon

Service Leader: Heather MacLean-Smith

Musician: Carrie Day

** Children begin downstairs **

 

Jan
12
Sun
God is Change
Jan 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
God is Change

Date: Jan. 12, 2020

Topic: God is Change

Description:

Speaker: Avery Edwards

Service Leader: Reverend Anne Barker

Musician: Steve Bell

** Children begin upstairs **

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