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Myra Bielby

Rug hooking is an original Canadian craft, developed in the Maritimes and eastern Quebec in the nineteenth century. An original recycling activity, it involved women splitting burlap seed bags open, then ripping up their families worn clothing into wool strips to be worked into patterns for the burlap backing. Voilà-rugs for their bare wooden floors …

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Recipes and Thanks for Building Bienvenue!

Many thanks to all involved in the Building Bienvenue benefit dinner at UCE Friday January 25 and the Sunday worship service at Westwood. Special thanks to Rev. Brian Kiely, Unitarian Church of Edmonton, his talented kitchen crew, beverage servers, set up and front of house volunteers. A special nod to Will for the graphic designs …

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Special Westwood Congregational Meeting

Special Westwood Congregational Meeting Sunday February 17, 2019 12:15 – 1:30 pm following the service Childcare and light lunch will be provided The purpose of the meeting is to review the motions that are being proposed at the Canadian Unitarian Council AGM on May 11th and to consider the feasibility of an 8th principle. Each …

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AN ARMY OF PROBLEM SOLVERS: Social Enterprise Workshop

A full-day Social Enterprise Workshop with Shaun Loney … for Change Makers and Innovators, Sat. Feb 2, 2019 At Westwood About this Event Looking for a way to make a difference? To embrace the Solutions Economy? Ready to re-imagine your business, agency or organization, and leave ‘we’ve always done it this way’ in the past? Join us …

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Humanists, Freethinkers and Christmas

Many Freethinkers (also often referred to as Humanists) have trouble with Christmas. This is not only because of excess consumption, rabid commercialization or sentimental angst. Rather we have trouble getting over the distinctive “Christian narrative” that for some makes “Jesus the (only!) Reason for the Season”. This severely limited view of the annual celebration completely …

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Canadian Unitarian Universalist Council Grants

The  CUC provides opportunities for us a national network to support special initiatives and to have an opportunity to support our own initiatives. The grants/funding opportunities are detailed below: Sharing Our Faith The Sharing Our Faith program provides funds for congregational initiatives which enhance ministry, aid congregational projects and outreach, and enhance the Unitarian Universalist …

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Sounding Board Notes from January 7, 2019 meeting

The board received a presentation by Brenda Jackson on stewardship strategies for this year’s campaign. Further plans and announcements will be forthcoming. The Committee on Shared Ministry (COSM) led attendees through our annual ministerial review process. Reminders of upcoming events: All committee chairs should plan to have their budget submissions in within the next month Shaun …

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Special Youth Workshop with Elder Evelyn Day

Join Cosmic Connections Youth Group in welcoming Elder Evelyn Day for a special workshop on belonging!  What does it mean to belong? What does it mean to belong within an Aboriginal Cultural context? How do we create spaces of belonging for each other in our communities and in the world?   This event is intended …

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Karen Bishop: Spirit Bears

  We are  indeed happy when one of our artists of the month returns with new work. Westwood extends a warm welcome and thanks to Karen Bishop for her continued support of this program. We have featured Karen’s work in the past, as well as several artists that Karen recommended through her connections as owner of Daffodil …

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Building Bienvenue: Get Your Tickets Now!

Delicious African inspired food, entertainment, and friends : don’t miss out! Get your tickets for Building Bienvenue Friday January 25. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Martin Kerr will perform at 6 pm. Dinner to follow Martin’s set. After Dinner entertainment: Harmonia, Gordon Ritchie (harp), Chorealis. Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana, a Unitarian Universalist minister and refugee from Burundi, will be …

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