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Cosmic Connections for Youth

Are you looking for a place to really feel like you belong? Do you like asking and talking about the big questions in life? Would you like to be in a safe space to grow together with others? Do you celebrate diversity and want to explore lots of different ideas and beliefs? Join us to create your very own Cosmic Connections! In today’s world, it can be hard to find spaces of spiritual belonging as churches and religions are becoming less mainstream and secular spaces don’t offer the religious and spiritual context, so we want to provide this to you! Our primary goals as program leaders are to build a network of inter-faith youth leaders with skill-sets in community building, value sharing, and having the confidence to forge new paths. Our vision is to create the light we want to see in the world. We are connecting you with the opportunity to build solidarity and community with one another and explore your own values and beliefs while learning about many faith traditions through workshops, field trips, plenty of games and activities, and time to reflect and connect. The entire program will strive to follow the community building steps of Bonding, Opening Up, Affirming, Stretching, and Deeper Sharing and Goal Setting, a model for youth workshop development found in Unitarian Universalist resource “Deep Fun”.

All Workshops and field trips will run two Thursdays per month from 7pm-9pm October 2019 and June 2020 unless otherwise noted.  We have a calendar with specific dates on our Welcome Board in the Westwood Sanctuary!

Program Dates!

Cosmic Connections will be meeting every First and Third Thursday at 7pm this year. You are welcome to drop into any of our gatherings! 

Meet Our Leaders!

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 …

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Words and Deeds which Inspire Us to Love

November is an exciting month in the Westwood Children’s and Youth Religious Education Programs! Our Sunday programming is going to be a fun, creative exploration …

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New Year, New Connections!

A new year at Westwood, new connections to be made! Cosmic Connections Youth will be back in action this October, so stay tuned! Our theme …

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Pride at Westwood!

Time for another round of, “Who’s That UU?” Join us for our All Ages Pride Service this coming Sunday, June 9 to discover the answer, …

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Workshop with Nasra Adem this Saturday!

Join Nasra Adem and Cosmic Connections this Saturday, May 11 at 4:30pm for an afternoon of self-discovery, word crafting, and pizza! Here is the link …

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A special invitation from the CUC to young adults 

Gathered Here is a monthly online check-in and gathering for Canadian Unitarian Universalist young adults. Join other UU 18-35 year olds on Zoom (a video-conferencing …

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