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Annual Report on CUC’s Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Initiative

Annual Report on CUC’s Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Initiative 2018-2019 By: Rev Meg Roberts The CUC’s Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Initiative (THR Initiative) is now in its fifth year. We offer Canadian Unitarians and Universalists age-appropriate materials and means to learn the history and present realities of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Canada so that we may …

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CUC Funding Recipients 2019

The Sharing Our Faith program provides funds for congregational initiatives which enhance ministry, aid congregational projects and outreach, and enhance the Unitarian Universalist movement in Canada. Once a year, congregations are encouraged to hold a “Sharing Our Faith” worship service focused on the UU faith in Canada, with a special collection for the Sharing Our Faith …

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Reconciliation Film Festival

In honour of Reconciliation Week, RISE has partnered with Metro Cinema to feature five days of film screenings, discussions and related programming covering themes related to reconciliation in Edmonton. Join us for the 2nd Annual RISE Reconciliation Film Festival, May 28 – June 1, 2019 at Metro Cinema in the Garneau Theatre, 8712 – 109 Street, Edmonton. This year’s …

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Where Are the Children?

Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools is a travelling exhibition by the Legacy of Hope Foundation that tells the poignant and painful true story of how Indigenous peoples have been impacted by the Residential School System in Canada. Borealis Gallery Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre Edmonton Federal Building, Main floor, 9820-107 Street …

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The CUC Supports the Pact for a Green New Deal

The Council of Canadians is calling upon all sectors of society to launch the Year of the Green New Deal. Climate crisis is a reality with Canada warming at twice the global rate. Survival is on the line. The Green New Deal is “a vision of rapid, inclusive and far-reaching transition, led by the federal …

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2019 Westwood Casino Volunteers Needed

November 5 & 6 2019 Check your calendar and sign up now! This important fundraiser helps Westwood provide the programs, facilities and support services that are essential to this community.  No experience necessary. On site training provided.  Note: some positions are restricted by AGCL regulations to members only but Westwood friends, and friend of friends, …

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Rick Rogers: Consonance and Dissonance

As an adult, I remember with a touch of amusement, the bitterness of not finding finger paints in my stocking on Christmas morning.  Who could really blame Santa? But the simple joy of playing with those squishy pigments at grade school is a sensation that remains vivid for me today. Art and design have always …

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What’s Next – Final Session May 5, 2019

May 5, 12-3pm, is the home stretch! ~ Lunch will be provided at noon ~ Programming begins at 12:30 in the sanctuary. In this session there will be… A brief recap of the process A reiteration of our goals A report on “What I’ve heard you say so far…” Recommendations for next steps … based …

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SOCIAL MEDIA CANNOT BE SUCCESSFUL ALONE

    Our Friend Karen Bilida from the Unitarian Church of Edmonton composed the following post on social media. We have edited it to reflect a Westwoodian flavour and reprinted it below: Help us help communicate to the outside world what a great community we have and stay tuned to all the latest! Every comment, …

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