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Westwood Calendar

For Monthly Calendar View – at right side of page click the word “Agenda” to select alternate views

This calendar shows:

  • all Westwood Sunday services & events
  • regularly scheduled Westwood meetings
  • dates to remember, like Minister’s & Administrator’s office hours
  • building bookings, including Westwood events, non-Westwood public events and private bookings

Use the “Categories or Tags” buttons to toggle different types of events on and off.

Use the ‘Agenda” tab at right at change from daily, weekly, monthly view of the calendar.

Apr 28 @ 10:30 pm – 11:45 pm

Date: April 28, 2019

Topic: Earthsongs

Harmonia, Westwood’s choir, will be presenting Earthsongs by David Brunner. Earthsongs is a group of three choral pieces whose texts speak of the wonders of nature and of the importance of protecting our home and environment. With Earth Day so close (April 22) and this month’s theme of interdependence, it’s the perfect time to sing out our love for planet Earth.

Service Leader: Harmonia

Speakers: Harmonia members

Musicians: Harmonia – led by Rebecca Patterson, accompanied by Sheila Killoran

** Children begin downstairs **

Growing into Myself through YouTube
May 5 @ 10:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Growing into Myself through YouTube

Date: May 5, 2019

Topic: Growing into Myself through YouTube

Alexis will be talking about her journey into what is now her full time career – hosting her YouTube Show ‘Stump Kitchen’ dedicated to limb difference, body diversity and vegan cooking, and the beautiful ways in which it has changed her life.

Speaker: Alexis Hillyard

Service Leader: Heather Maclean-Smith

Musician: Sheila Killoran

** Children begin upstairs – RealiTree Story **

Growing Pains
May 12 @ 10:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Growing Pains

May 12, 2019

Topic: Growing Pains

Does growth have to come with discomfort? Are ‘growing pains’ a necessary part of change? What do you think?

Speaker: Reverend Anne Barker

Service Leader: Carl Ulrich

Musician: Rebecca Patterson

** Children begin upstairs – Rainbow Story **

** Our monthly “2nd Sunday Potluck” follows this service **

150 Ways to Grow: How You Can Make a Difference After the TRC and Canada 150
May 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

May 19, 2019

Topic: 150 Ways to Grow: How You Can Make a Difference After the TRC and Canada 150

Gwichyà Gwich’in historian Crystal Gail Fraser & Dr Sara Komarnisky co-authored #150 Acts of Reconciliation. This immensely popular resource has had over 60,000 unique views, won awards, and influenced Canadians to take a new approach to reconciliation in ways they never thought possible. Please join us in this adapted-for-Westwood presentation where Crystal Gail Fraser will talk about seasons of growth and how those are often uneasy and messy, but highly rewarding times.

Speaker: Crystal Gail Fraser

Service Leader: Sally-Ann Mowat

Musician: Joel Crichton

**Children begin downstairs**


What We Know
May 26 @ 10:30 pm – 11:45 pm
What We Know

Date: May 26, 2019

Topic: What We Know

We’ve covered a lot of ground this year. (Thank you for your thoughtful participation in the “Westwood … What’s Next?” process!) Join us for this special Sunday – where we take stock of the journey.

Speaker: Reverend Anne Barker

Service Leader: Dean Wood

Musician: Harmonia

** Children begin downstairs **

** This service includes a Member Recognition Ceremony **

** Westwood’s Annual Meeting follows this service **

Seasons of Abundance – Flower Communion Sunday
Jun 2 @ 10:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Seasons of Abundance - Flower Communion Sunday

Date: June 2, 2019

Topic: Gifts of Repetition – Flower Communion Sunday

Unitarian Universalists tend to love variety – drawing knowledge and insight from many sources. But what about repetition? What value might repetition bring to our community?

We live in a time full of abundance – abundance of resources … abundance of opportunity … abundance of freedom. And, we know that these are not ‘givens’ – that not everyone enjoys them, and that none are guaranteed. What does it mean, to live in Seasons of Abundance?

Speaker: Reverend Anne Barker

Service Leader:

Musician: Steve Bell

** Children begin downstairs **

** A Lay Chaplaincy Ritual will occur today – thanking our retiring Lay Chaplain, Leigh Bornn **

** Rainbow Story Flower Communion happens this Sunday – children will be upstairs at the end of the service for this ritual **


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