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Multi-Faith Concert

A multifaith and multicultural concert with music and poetry from across the globe featuring : U of A Prof. of Ethnomusicology Michael Frishkopf and members of the Middle Eastern & North African Music Ensemble Ukrainian Kobzari Band Sebastian Barrera Amanda Lamothe Keri Lynn Zwicker Sunday February 9, 2020 at 2 p.m. Unitarian Church of Edmonton …

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OWL in the Spotlight

Our Whole Lives (OWL) is a Unitarian Universalist program designed to nurture a knowledgable and healthy attitude towards sex and sexuality for your children and young people. Our Whole Lives and UUA OWL Program Manager Melanie Davis are featured in “A Thoughtful Podcast,” which offers conversations about religious and spiritual life on the other side …

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Upcoming Unitarian Universalist Activities

Upcoming Events 2020 Youth and Young Adults Online – Gathered Here: Young Adult Check-In, February 10, March 9, April 13, June 8, July 13, August 10 – 8 p.m. ET Gathered Here is a monthly online check-in and gathering for Canadian Unitarian Universalist young adults. Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/6792849010) Truth, Healing and Reconciliation Youth Con Pilot, February …

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Is There A Heaven for Old Westwood Documents?

Following our new washroom completion and the clearing out of our storage area many of you saw a dozen boxes of documents piled up ready to be removed from the building. Where did they go? Luckily this is not a theological issue. We were not throwing them out but taking them to the Provincial Archives …

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Sounding Board Notes Dec. 2019

Sounding Board Highlights for December 5 meeting Our theme this month is a thank you to volunteers for the contributions made during the year. A dozen boxes of material were moved to the provincial archives. Special thanks to Lorian for her efforts. Be sure to read her article in the newsletter outlining how the archives …

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The Heart of Winter Solstice

  Dark of winter, soft and still, your quiet calm surrounds me. #55, Unitarian Universalist Hymn, by Shelley Denham Photo: Sheila Killoran The dark of winter is upon us. In this time of seasonal busyness, when we are consuming more, stretching ourselves outwards, expecting more, cramming more into our days, the winter solstice reminds us …

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Social Justice Movie Night, Dec. 13

Dec 13, 2019 –  7:00 PM DOUBLE FEATURE!!   Invasion and Qallunaat! In this era of “reconciliation”, Indigneous land is still being taken at gunpoint. INVASION is a new film about the Unist’ot’en Camp, Gidimt’en checkpoint, and the larger Wet’suwet’en Nation standing up to the Canadian government and corporations who continue colonial violence against indigenous people.  Qallunaat! Why White people are funny …

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Winter Solstice Bonfire 2019

After our solstice indoor, accessible service/ritual and refreshments at 7pm, there will be a roaring fire at the park at the rear of the building! Bring warm clothes, musical instruments, and Winter Cheer to celebrate the longest night of the year! Image source image source https://saveourstream.blogspot.com/2011/12/winter-solstice-bonfire.html

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