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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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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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Experiencing Our Sources

December is often filled with feasting, the wonder of luminous holiday decorations in the darkest days of the year, and time with loved ones. It’s a full month, and we will be Experiencing Our Sources all month long! We have a lot of All Ages Events we are looking forward to this month, including our …

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2019 Comfort Tree Appeal

“Westwood Comfort Tree” Gathering Goods to Comfort our Neighbours During the Darkest Nights of the Year! Bring Donations for “The Neighbour Center” ~ On any of these 4 Sundays Nov. 24, Dec. 1, Dec. 8, & Dec. 15 And we will use them to decorate the Westwood “COMFORT TREE” Neighbour Center Winter Wish List:  NEW/ …

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2019 Winter Solstice

 Westwood Unitarian Congregation invites you to  an Earth Centred service at South East Edmonton Seniors Centre (SEESA).Note: the service and refreshments are an indoor and accessible event.  Afterwards: Light potluck style refreshments indoors, in  the centre. Bonfire in Holyrood park, adjacent.  The space is accessible and has ample free parking  Harmonia  will be singing.Contact Rebecca for rehearsal …

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2019 Water Communion

Welcome and Welcome Back Each September we start our regular church season with a water communion service.  What is a water communion service? It is a service to celebrate our return to the Westwood community after the, for many, summer hiatus. Newcomers, members and friends are invited to bring a small container of water to …

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2019-9-1 Open House

Curious about what goes on here? Returning from holidays and want to catch up on Westwood news? Stop by for some conversation and light refreshments. September 1, 10:30-11:30 am Our minister, Rev. Anne Barker, and our children’s/youth program director, Ilara Stafaniuk-Gaudet, will be on hand to give you a tour and chat.

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day 2019

Friday June 21 All Welcome Saturdy June 22 On June 22, 2019, Edmonton’s Indigenous Peoples Festival will fill the Edmonton Expo Centre! First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples and cultures will be celebrated through interactive experiences, cultural demonstrations, artisans, cuisine and live concerts. Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Free admission. All …

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Humanists, Freethinkers and Christmas

Many Freethinkers (also often referred to as Humanists) have trouble with Christmas. This is not only because of excess consumption, rabid commercialization or sentimental angst. Rather we have trouble getting over the distinctive “Christian narrative” that for some makes “Jesus the (only!) Reason for the Season”. This severely limited view of the annual celebration completely …

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