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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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New Westwood Events Coordinator Role

Westwood now has a new Events Coordinator (EC) role to help us plan ahead and coordinate our numerous and varied gatherings both at Westwood and at other venues. We want to have opportunities for people to gather as families or individuals and to spread the word more widely about what is coming up well ahead …

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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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From the Minister’s Study…May 2019

May 2019: Seasons of Growth We are heading into one of my favourite times of year – when all the sprouts and buds appear, and the sweet bright greens begin to flood the landscape. Growth is evident EVERYWHERE! For many, this is nourishing and inspiring. Vegetable gardens are going in, flowers are once again an …

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A special invitation from the CUC to young adults 

Gathered Here is a monthly online check-in and gathering for Canadian Unitarian Universalist young adults. Join other UU 18-35 year olds on Zoom (a video-conferencing platform) for the sharing of joys and concerns, deeper check-ins, prayerful reflections, and an opportunity to process current events with a spiritually grounded community. Gathered Here generally takes place on …

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