Who Are We Becoming? – Rev. Carter Smith with Jill Fleming

Event Start Date:06/13/2024Event End Date:06/13/2024Event Venue:Westside Unitarian Universalist CongregationBefore we kickoff the summer, let’s take a moment to look back on this year in our shared community life. Join Rev. Carter as she reflects on learnings about covenant, community relationships, and the faithful transformation we are going through together. June’s worship theme is Growth. This event is happening live in our sanctuary at 7141 California Ave SW and also streaming online on our YouTube Channel. 

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Everyday Magic! Rev. Carter Smith with Rick Taylor

Event Start Date:06/13/2024Event End Date:06/13/2024Event Venue:Join Rev. Carter and other worship leaders to celebrate the everyday magic that can be found all around us. This will be a time of story, song, and… flowers! Yes, remember to bring flowers to contribute to our yearly Flower Communion ritual. May’s worship theme is Joy. Click here to join the livestream of this worship service on Sunday, May 26 at 10:30 am.

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Community Cafe #3 & Potluck

Event Start Date:06/13/2024Event End Date:06/13/2024Event Venue:RSVP for Our Third Community Covenant Café & Potluck Sunday, May 5th 10:30-12:30 10:00 Doors open for coffee & conversation 10:30-12:30 Community Café 12:30-1:30 Potluck Lunch Join us to continue the work of crafting our covenant! During this café we will continue to distill the input on the covenant language and take a look at the first drafts of our documents that will support our pathways to repair. Your input matters! All are welcome! Please enter through the parking lot door into the social hall. Our front doors will remain locked. Any potluck item is

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Joy Is a Serious Thing – Rev. Carter Smith with Lisa Reitzes

Event Start Date:06/13/2024Event End Date:06/13/2024Event Venue:Great spiritual traditions teach us that suffering is an unavoidable part of human life. In this same way, we learn that joy is a necessary part of human thriving, despite and amidst times of struggle. Join in this service to explore honest, holistic cultivation of joy as a spiritual practice. May’s worship theme is Joy. Click here to join the livestream of this worship service at 10:30 am on Sunday May 12.

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The Learning Journey: A Youth Service

Event Start Date:06/13/2024Event End Date:06/13/2024Event Venue:Join with WSUU youth, advisors, and Rev. Carter for this service focused on the work of becoming a lifelong learner. It will be a chance to discover ways that our youth are taking learning into their own hands, to hear a story about learning how to be kind, and to learn a new song as a congregation. April’s worship theme is Compassion. Click here to join the livestream of this worship service at 10:30 am on Sunday, April 28.

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Answering Creation’s Cry – Debra Hagen-Lukens with Liz Bucklew

Event Start Date:06/13/2024Event End Date:06/13/2024Event Venue:Celebrate Earth Month with our Environmental Justice Group and guest speaker Deb Hagen-Lukens! This will be a service to talk about our unique role as a faith community in responding to the urgency of the climate crisis, and extend care for our common home as part of living our values.                                                              April’s worship theme is Compassion. Click here to join the livestream of this worship service

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Long Live Majestic Love: An Easter Celebration – Rev. Carter Smith, Jade Wilde and Scott Farrell

Event Start Date:06/13/2024Event End Date:06/13/2024Event Venue:Traditionally, Easter celebrates the time when Jesus’ message of radical love transformed from an individual teaching to a revolutionary movement. Join in this joyful multigenerational service celebrating transformation and love. Wear your Easter bonnets or choose some self-adornment from our costume trunk for the congregational photo following the service.

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What I’m Looking For – Rev. Carter Smith with Liz Bucklew

Event Start Date:06/13/2024Event End Date:06/13/2024Event Venue:As we kick off our annual stewardship campaign, let’s celebrate what this community brings to peoples’ lives. Hearing congregant testimonies, we can look back at the joys of congregational life, and honor that which we are still shaping together. Click here to join the livestream of this worship service on Sunday, March 10 at 10:30 am.

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How We Move Forward – Rev. Carter Smith with Rick Taylor

Event Start Date:06/13/2024Event End Date:06/13/2024Event Venue:Grief is a normal part of human life, and mourning is an important process that helps us move through times of loss. But what about when we experience complex or ambiguous losses? Let us tell our stories, and explore tools for grappling with the messiness of grief. February’s worship theme is Promise. Click here to join the livestream of this worship service at 10:30 am on Sunday, February 25.

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