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SHARING OUR FAITH

CUC 50th Anniversary

From CANADIAN UNITARIAN COUNCIL ENEWS | JUNE 2018 Please  see the full issue here  Sharing Our Faith grants for growth and outreach initiatives are awarded annually to congregations which apply and meet the criteria. Funds are gathered by congregations holding Sharing Our Faith Sunday services, and from the Percy Simpson Bailey fund administered by the …

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CUC  Annual General Meeting  on May 18th

The Canadian Unitarian Council’s  AGM will be held on Friday,  May 18th in Hamilton, ON.  This year the meeting will be steamed online. This means that we will be able to particpate in the meeting with out leaving Edmonton – a very green alternative. We are making plans to participate in the AGM  online at …

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The Unitarian Universalist (U/U) story told in French

Did you know that there are about 220 million people speaking French?  Did you know that 115 million of them live in Africa and more than 7 million in Canada? Did you know that French is one of the 6 languages through which ideas are spread in the world today? Imagine the message and values …

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Canadian Unitarian Conference (CUC) Annual Meeting

The CUC meets annually to conduct its national business – including possible debates on social issues. It is also a wonderful time to meet with, sing with and enjoy Unitarian Universalists from across our country. Westwood is eligible to have 2 delegates to the AGM this year in Hamilton. This is the biennial gathering of …

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Our Complicated Interdependent Web

Complexity theory reminds us that the nature and life for all its creatures is very complex. Reconginzing this complexity helps us to act “to help and not to hinder”. “Life in an interdependent web is a lot more complicated. It requires of us that we come to know each other beyond the scheme of up …

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The Song In Our Hearts: A Weekend Workshop with Jason Shelton

The Song In Our Hearts: A Weekend Workshop with Jason Shelton  5pm Friday April 20 – 2pm Sunday April 22, 2018 ** REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED ** LOVE TO SING? INSPIRED BY THE MUSIC OF JASON SHELTON? * The Fire of Commitment * Standing on the Side of Love * Morning Has Come * Love, …

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Upcoming Webinars and Roundtables

CUC 50th Anniversary

 The Canadian Unitarian Council  offers and coordinates Webinars and Roundtables as part of our commitment to share knowledge that helps our congregations become more Deeply Connected, Radically Inclusive, Actively Engaged, Theologically Alive, and Spiritually Grounded (that’s a reference to the 5 aspirations of our amazing new vision, adopted in May 2016). We’ll be posting upcoming Webinars on the Calendar as they are scheduled …

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Canadian UU Historical Society Lecture

Rev. Dr. Mark Belletini Every year, the Canadian Unitarian Universalist Historical Society (CUUHS) fulfills the main plank of its mandate by offering a lecture on some aspect of Canadian UU history. The Society has presented 35 lectures to date, dealing with topics such as Universalist heritage, Icelandic Unitarian heritage, and past Executive Directors of the …

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Leadership in UU Congregations Webinar

Leadership in UU congregations: What does this involve? What’s the relationship between your congregation & the CUC? What do I need to know about reporting requirements to the government? How do Canada Revenue Agency requirements affect my congregation? For new-ish leaders and those who want to know more about these topics. Useful for presidents, treasurers, …

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Western Region Fall Gathering

A Special Welcome to Envision – Engage – Energize Oct. 13 – 15 Calgary, Alberta  Does your congregation need to re-energize itself? Are you looking for ways to refresh your purpose, to position yourself for growth, to become better known in your communities, and to attract a young and energetic demographic? Join us in Calgary …

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