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September Workshop – Thinking About Our Westwood Home.

The Board invites you to MARK your Calendars for September 27 – 29th to attend a special weekend workshop entitled: Thinking About Our Westwood Home. Rev. Wayne Walder is the minister at Neighbourhood Unitarian Congregation in Toronto. He will facilitate discussions about Westwood in relation to the space we use. As you know, the Board …

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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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Sounding Board for May

Sounding Board for May 6, Westwood Unitarian board meeting. This month’s meeting featured discussion on several items from our congregational engagement “What’s Next”. The board would like to acknowledge all who participated and thank everyone for their contributions. We discussed a project to re-grade the yard behind the building. Work should proceed over the summer. …

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SOUNDING BOARD NOTES for March 2019

Here are some of the Highlights of the March 4, 2019 Westwood Board Meeting: Our Westwood Winter Buster fundraiser event was a great success financially, socially, and gastronomically! KUDOS to the Fundraiser Committee, to the many volunteers, and to all folks who attended! We planned for upcoming What’s Next Workshops which include two options: 1)All …

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Sounding Board Notes from the February 9, 2019 Board Meeting

• The Board met for a Saturday morning meeting for a delicious breakfast prepared by Jacqueline (one of the perks of being on the Board). Unfortunately, Miguel and Leigh were not able to attend. • We discussed a new, detailed proposal for an accessible washroom on the main floor and are interested in it but …

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Sounding Board Notes from January 7, 2019 meeting

The board received a presentation by Brenda Jackson on stewardship strategies for this year’s campaign. Further plans and announcements will be forthcoming. The Committee on Shared Ministry (COSM) led attendees through our annual ministerial review process. Reminders of upcoming events: All committee chairs should plan to have their budget submissions in within the next month Shaun …

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The Sounding Board

Highlights of the December 3, 2018 Westwood Board Meeting: The Board discussed the need to recruit a new chair of the Worship Committee in anticipation of current chair Lisa Stein’s retirement from that position at the end of March. The Board continued planning for the upcoming What’s Next congregational workshops being offered this year. Upcoming …

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Sounding Board Bytes – Nov. 2018

Highlights of the November 7, 2018 Westwood Board Meeting: The Board discussed the What’s Next congregational workshops being offered this year. A repeat of the 2nd workshop is on Nov. 25th after church; includes a light lunch. The board planned for some exciting upcoming UU events in Edmonton, and we invite You to  Save these …

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