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Canadian UUs Adopt 8th Principle

On November 27th, 2021 at a Special Meeting of the Canadian Unitarian Council, Canadian UUs voted to adopt the following 8th Principle:

We, the member congregations of the Canadian Unitarian Council, covenant to affirm and promote …

Individual and communal action that accountably dismantles racism and systemic barriers to full inclusion in ourselves and our institutions. 

Here is the announcement from the National Service on Sunday November 28th, 2021

Youth and Young Adult Forum on the 8th Principle

Youth and Young Adults Forum on the 8th Principle Saturday, August 7, 12 pm MT |  (2 hrs)Young Unitarian Universalists in Canada ages 14-35 are invited to attend this forum to discuss the 8th Principle and the process for adopting it in Canada. We will respond to the discussion package (“The 8th Principle Process: Next …

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Meet Our Story Corner Friends!

Shows Religious Director Ilara with one of the Children's Weekly Story Corner Puppets, a fairy named Elm with a green leaf skirt and a bee on her head.

Spruce recently brought it my my attention that it is very likely many of you may not have met erm yet, and that made me realize that if you haven’t met Spruce yet (you will!) then you definitely haven’t met our other puppet friends. So I’m going to do a little mini feature on each of our …

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November events with Westwood

Our Unitarian Universalist congregation continues to operate during these challenging Covid times. We want to invite you to attend any of the online events listed in this post.  Our gatherings may be virtual but our community is real! Check the Westwood calendar on westwoodunitarian.ca  for connection details. Tip: Scroll down on the home page to …

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Issues for the CUC annual Meeting

The Canadian Unitarian Council’s Annual General Meeting will be held online via Zoom on Friday, May 15, 2020 from 10:00 AM  to 1:30 PM MDT. Westwood’s delegates to the CUC (Canadian Unitarian Council), voting on Westwood’s behalf at the AGM in May, are Michael Gallagher and Sally-Ann Mowat. The Conference that was to have been held in …

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The CUC’s National Annual General Meeting – Online

The CUC’s National Annual General Meeting, online via Zoom Friday, May 15, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A.T. | 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET |  11:00 am – 2:30 pm CT | 10:00 am – 1:30 pm MT | 9:00 am – 12:30 pm PT Read more information about the 2020 AGM and …

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Online Connections through the Canadian Unitarian Council

In this unprecedented time of physical isolation WITH electronic communication, the Canadian Unitarian Universalist community is evolving to provide a variety of ways to serve and support its members and friends. Welcome to a weekly recap of CUC events happening over the next 6 weeks. Information about all the upcoming CUC events, including additional dates …

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UU Easter Egg Hunt 2020

Find out where the bunny has been, and enjoy the prize page at the end. Start here Collect the letters on the eggs as you go along to solve the message puzzle. This activity will be online until the end of April 2020. Have fun! Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on …

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“Reversals of Fortune” – A Poem

This was the poem read by Lorian Kennedy last Sunday. It is used with permission. by Unitarian Universalist minister, Theresa I. Soto from “Spilling the Light: Meditations on Hope and Resilience”, 2019. People wake up to ordinary days all the time, and then, somehow, as though things were just too peaceful, they experience drastic reversals …

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Edmonton Unitarians first Online Sunday Service available now!

On March 22, Westwood Unitarian and Unitarian Church of Edmonton held their first ZOOM service.  The service featured a sermon by Rev. Anne Barker, recorded music by Sheila Killoran, text based lighting of ‘candles of care and celebration’ and coffee hour breakout rooms at the end.  Thanks to all who pulled a great service together, …

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