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Recording “Building Beloved Community,” The Westwood Board & Harmonia, May 28, 2023
May 28, 2023 at 10:30 AM MT Topic: Building Beloved Community Where are we going? Who are we? and other questions that might be on your mind. The Westwood Board and Harmonia will be leading this joyful celebration of our beloved community and looking at our current path. Speakers & Service Leaders: The Westwood Board Music: Harmonia with Rebecca Patterson & Julie Forbes Technicians: Hannah, Carl Ulrich, Bill Lee We hope you enjoy this recording of our in-person and Zoom service. Please feel free to share this recording link with your friends and on social media. We hope to see
Recording “Bright Spots in Dark Times: Lessons Learned,” Susan Burwash & Lorian Kennedy, May 14, 2023
May 14, 2023 at 10:30 AM MT Topic: Bright Spots in Dark Times: Lessons Learned In this talk, Susan will discuss lessons learned in the process of doing a community health project focusing on improving health and happiness through expressing gratitude. The Pender Bright Spots project (or PBS for short) was an attempt started after the first 18 months of COVID isolation to connect as makers, and to say thank you to those who have been bright spots in the life of the community. This evidence-based project creates brightly coloured pins/brooches that can be shared with people’s “bright spots”. Those
Recording “A Belated May Day,” Robert Wiznura & Rebecca Patterson, May 7, 2023
May 7, 2023 at 10:30 AM MT Topic: A Belated May Day Celebrate a belated but still revolutionary May Day with reflections on the history of May Day, Unionism, and spirituality of the Labour Movement. As a strong Union is a singing union, be prepared to sing! Speaker: Robert Wiznura Service Leader: Rebecca Patterson Music: Rebecca Patterson, Robert Wiznura Technicians: Hannah, Lorian Kennedy, Bill Lee We hope you enjoy this recording of our in-person and Zoom service. Please feel free to share this recording link with your friends and on social media. We hope to see you live and online,
Recording “Where the Heck Is My Purpose?” Lorian Kennedy & Brenda Jackson, April 30, 2023
April 30, 2023 at 10:30 AM MT Topic: Where the Heck Is My Purpose? Are you feeling confused and that you are missing something? Aren’t we supposed to have some sort of meaning in our lives, something to make the days worthwhile? Come to hear some reflections and think about what is meaningful in your life. To skip to the start of the presentation, click this link. Speaker: Lorian Kennedy Service Leader: Brenda Jackson Music: Steve Bell Technicians: Hannah, Rebecca Patterson, Bill Lee Resources: See YouTube description. We hope you enjoy this recording of our in-person and Zoom service. Please
Recording “Confessions of a Fasting Muslim,” Dr. Sara Grewal & Robert Wiznura, April 23, 2023
April 23, 2023 at 10:30 AM MT Topic: Confessions of a Fasting Muslim Dr. Sara Grewal is an associate professor in the the department of English at MacEwan University. Her research interests include Urdu literature, poetics, race and ethnicity studies and global hip-hop. She is particularly interested in how Muslims and Sikhs in India and Canada use popular poetry to respond to national discourses of minoritization and racialization. To skip to the start of the presentation, click this link. Guest Speaker: Dr. Sara Grewal Service Leader: Robert Wiznura Music: Rebecca Patterson with Harmonia & Julie Forbes Technicians: Hannah, Carl Ulrich,
Recording “Living Our Values,” Dean Wood, Edda Loomes, Carl Ulrich, & Brenda Jackson, April 16, 2023
April 16, 2023 at 10:30 AM MT Topic: Living Our Values On this Sharing Our Faith Sunday, we will learn how several of our Westwood family put faith into action through volunteering. There will be a special collection this week for the CUC’s Sharing Our Faith fund, which has been a source of generous funding for Westwood projects in the past. The Sharing Our Faith program provides funds for congregational initiatives which enhance ministry, aid congregational projects and outreach, and enhance the Unitarian Universalist movement in Canada. Once a year, congregations are encouraged to hold a “Sharing Our Faith” worship