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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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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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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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Canadian Unitarian Council Annual Meeting

Folks from Westwood are invited to attend the on line AGM of the Canadian Unitarian Council on May 11th from 11 am until 2:30 pm (Mountain Time). We will be using our new Smart TV Screen which will live stream the meeting. With a second computer we will be able to participate by speaking to …

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UCE’s Annual Mammoth Yard Sale

The Unitarian Church of Edmonton is holding their Annual Mammoth Garage Sale on Friday, May 3rd 8 am-6 pm and Saturday May 4th from 8 am-4 pm. Invite your friends and family members to come. Hot dogs and pop will be available for a nominal fee. If you have goods to contribute, we would be happy …

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