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Sounding Board Notes – March 2020

Here are some of the Highlights of the March 5, 2020 Westwood Board Meeting: We discussed plans to prepare a message to the congregation on a Corona virus response. The Board discussed and completed this year’s ministerial performance review, resulting in a positive outcome. The board has made suggestions to improve the current evaluation instrument. …

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Sounding Board Notes – Feb. 2020

The Lay Chaplaincy team has been working to make preparations for our April workshop that will take place here at Westwood from Friday April 3 to Sunday April 5, 2020. Registration is live on the CUC website. If you are interested in taking this training, a closer venue will be a long time in coming again!  …

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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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Sounding Board Notes from November

Here are some of the Highlights of the November 7, 2019 Westwood Board Meeting: The Board reflected on the success of last months Western Regional gathering at UCE. A very big THANK YOU goes to our president Lorian Kennedy on her important leadership role in it! Also, Kudos to the newly formed Westwood singers, the …

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Sounding Board, Oct. 2019

A huge thank you goes to board member Susan Anderson for doing an exemplary job organizing the weekend with Rev. Wayne Walder. Big hugs!! Wayne, Minister of Neighbourhood Congregation in Toronto led us in an exploration of the idea of growth for the Westwood congregation. The workshop was well attended and deemed worthwhile. We came …

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Sounding Board Notes- September 2019

Rev. Anne presented a “What’s Next” report. She will contact committees and other interested people to get projects started. The board will follow up with various committees where necessary. With fall approaching many important dates and events were discussed. Here is a summary of the highlights: September 15: Winter Solstice focus group will meet after …

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Sounding Board Notes – August 2019

Meet the Board President: Lorian Kennedy Vice-President: Leroy Russell Treasurer: Jacqueline Willette Secretary: Carl Ulrich Trustees: Miguel Ferrero; Lee Bornn; Susan Anderson Sounding Board Notes from the August 19, 2019 Board Meeting Your new Board held a summer meeting to get a quick start on the exciting year coming up. Here are the highlights. Annual …

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