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

780-434-5819

info@westwoodunitarian.ca

A compassionate community of free religious thought, inviting all people to rest, grow, and serve the world.

Sounding Board Notes- Dec. 2021

Welcome and join us for our Winter Solstice Service at Westwood Unitarian “Nourishing Solstice Sweetness”. We will celebrate the season with Ritual, Song and our special Blessed Bees. Our Online, All Ages Event will take place Tuesday, December 21 at 7 pm.See you all there!https://uuma.zoom.us/j/99852198630 Westwood is very excited to welcome 2 new members and …

Read more

November ’21 Sounding Board Notes

November Sound Board Respectful conversations on the proposed 8th Principle took place on two Special Congregational Meetings. Everyone is in agreement that we want to work together to dismantle racism and systematic barriers. At the November 7th meeting, and after listening to the congregations concerns, the member had their turn to vote on the two …

Read more

Sounding Board Notes Oct. 2021

Planning for the proposed 8th Principle on dismantling racism continues to be a main focus for the CUC and our Westwood Congregation. Our first Congregational meeting and discussion will take place on Sunday October 17th from 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm. A summary of the background of the 8th Principle will be followed by discussions …

Read more

Media, Racism, and Censorship with Christine Genier

Media, Racism, and Censorship with Christine Genier by Canadian Unitarian Council (CUC) People have been asking what systemic racism looks like within UUism, how we become aware of it, and how we begin to make substantive changes.  In June of 2020, Christine made national headlines when she quit her job as host of CBC Yukon Morning, …

Read more

Categories CUC

Serving With Spirit Leadership Workshop Day – Oct. 2

REMINDER to all of you from the Canadian Unitarian Council and Our Planning Partners! This training events have been created by Canadian UUs, in cooperation with CUC staff.  Serving With Spirit: Nurturing UU Leaders–Oct. 2, 2021 This introductory day, offering a wide range of options to explore how we might share our passions within UU communities, was created …

Read more

CUC’s Proposed 8th Principle Forums

Westwoodians,  below is an important and TIME-SENSITIVE message from our CUC Executive Director: We would like to share some information prior to the upcoming Dismantling Racism and 8th Principle forums, and ask that you read this through and access the videos below BEFORE the first forum on September 19 (access it here). What are the …

Read more

Categories CUC

Board Training for All

This community event is open to all Westwoodians and to  others willing to learn to serve on Westwood or other community boards. For more information see https://www.boardleadershipalberta.ca Facebook Twitter Youtube

Sounding Board Notes – Sept. 2021

The Annual Board Retreat in late August was a wonderful experience to learn from and meet up with the old Board as the New Board prepares to take over.  The Welcome Back picnic at the Riverdale House was a great success with upwards of 40 people. There was even live music playing in the background! …

Read more

UUMUAC 8th Principle Debate

The Unitarian Universalist Multi-National Unity Action Committee sponsored a debate between two articulate Unitarians. The debate focuses on the specific wording and context of the USA proposed 8th Principle – the current Canadian Proposal is similar but not identical. This  is a 40 Minute Youtube and well worth the time to understand different perspectives on …

Read more

Categories UUA

First Call for the CUC’s 60th Anniversary Recognition Weekend

The CUC was launched on May 14, 1961, when about 50 Unitarian Universalists from Halifax to Vancouver voted the Canadian Unitarian Council into being. Our journey to 2021 has been eventful, filled with significant milestones in human rights and social justice areas.  During this weekend, we commemorate and honour the work of those who have …

Read more

Categories CUC
WP Twitter Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com