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Beware of Scams

Gift card scammers are targeting congregations. In carefully targeted scams, email messages designed to look like they were sent by a minister ask members for gift cards. This article from the UU World magazine is an excellent reminder to check the source before responding to a plea for funds of any sort. Gift cards are …

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Genocide Memorial Service 2019

Sunday, July 14, 2019 10:30 a.m.at the Unitarian Church of Edmonton Invitation to the 11th Annual Genocide Memorial Service, 10804-119 Street Members of all faiths and ethnic groups are invited to participate in the Genocide Memorial Service Sponsors: Unitarian Church of Edmonton and  Edmonton Interfaith Centre for Education and Action. The Genocide Memorial Service begins …

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Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day 2019

Friday June 21 All Welcome Saturdy June 22 On June 22, 2019, Edmonton’s Indigenous Peoples Festival will fill the Edmonton Expo Centre! First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples and cultures will be celebrated through interactive experiences, cultural demonstrations, artisans, cuisine and live concerts. Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Free admission. All …

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Sounding Board June 2019 Retreat

The Board of Trustees and Rev Anne Barker met on June 15, 2019 to build rapport and start planning for Westwood’s next year.  Here are some plans and dates to mark in your calendars and start thinking about. The motion to go ahead with creating an accessible washroom on the main floor was approved by the congregation …

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2019 Summer Serendipity Services

Looking for good company and an interesting discussion? Every Sunday starting June 23 to the end of August  Westwood hosts our informal Summer Serendipity Services: a friendly hour of reflection and discussion on the topic of the week. Weekly topics are based on the monthly themes of the past year and are listed in the …

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2019-6 Margaret Harris

Margaret Harris was raised in Edmonton, Alberta.  She received her university education in Biology, after which she spent some years participating in field research in the Kananaskis area, drawing upon a keen observation of wildlife.  Her later experience in librarianship encouraged an ability to plan and execute projects. Margaret works with acrylic paints and a …

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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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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 friends 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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