Member’s Connect Dinner

Friends and members of Westside UU Congregation are invited to share dinner, convesation and laughter on Thursday, February 27 from 6:30-8:30 pm.  Dinner is provided! This time in will be grain bowls with a variety of meats, protein and veggies. Childcare provided with registration.  Bring a beverage to share.  Are

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Winds of Change – Guest Speaker

With ongoing news headlines about war, injustice, and accelerating climate change, it is possible to be overwhelmed, numb, in despair or depressed in response. What in our Unitarian Universalist theology and heritage can show us the way in these uncertain times? Our speaker will reflect on themes of grief, loss,

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Body Liberation and Fat Phobia – Aimee Schiefelbein

We are invited to reflect on the historical and current legacy of fat phobia in systems of oppression and within ourselves. How can our 2nd principle of “justice equity and compassion in human relations” and body liberation guide our journey? Aimee Schiefelbein, congregant, psychotherapist and fat activist will offer our

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What is a Death Doula?

Hear from an experienced death doula about this option for care at the end of life. Why do some people choose to be supported in this way, and how does it enhance the work done by the broader care team? Facilitated by Lashanna Williams.

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A People So Bold – Rev. Deanna Vandiver

We are invited, as a people of faith, to engage with the spiritual wisdom of 360 Degree Vision, the 7th of the 7 Principles of Black Lives UU, honoring “the past struggles and wisdom from our elders” and acknowledging that the “work we do today builds the foundations of movements of tomorrow.” 

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Living Room Conversations

This is a training/orientation to “Living Room Conversations,” a proven model for hosting and conducting small group conversations with people who have different perspectives. You will learn how to host small-group conversations on controversial topics using a simple and tested set of guidelines. Come to this session and learn how

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Limits of Science: Book Discussion

“I don’t think that science is complete at all. We don’t understand everything, and one can see, within science itself, there are many inconsistencies. We just have to accept that we don’t understand.”– Charles H. Townes, Nobel Physics Prize winner and co-inventor of the laser. Many people, often non-scientists, say

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Armchair Activism

If we’ve learned anything recently, it’s that democracy is not a spectator sport! But folx often have no idea how to participate beyond voting (though we sure need more citizens doing that!). While remaining nonpartisan (in accordance with our status as a church), we will offer ways for you to

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