Six months ago WES’ Refugee Resettlement Team (RRT) welcomed a young couple with three boys, fleeing Afghanistan to avoid persecution because of the dad’s work as an interpreter for US forces. The RRT, in partnership with Lutheran Social Services (LSS), has been assisting with … read more.
Author Archives: Robyn Kravitz
No matter where we are in our lives, no matter our struggles or blessings, we can always use a reminder to be hopeful.
I think of hope as a tool of the imagination. Our world is filled with mystery and with … read more.
Connecting with the Board
Greetings from the WES Board of Trustees! As we approach the halfway point in the board year, I thought this blog post would serve as a good opportunity to remind our fellow WES members how to connect with and make your … read more.
Watch recent webinar on “Doing Racial Justice work in Ethical Societies.”
This Sunday, November 19, is our annual Stone Soup Celebration. The Stone Soup Celebration or Festival is one of Ethical Culture’s core celebrations – a fall celebration of the changing of the seasons observed at most Ethical Societies.
I experienced my first Stone Soup at the … read more.
Who’s Picking the Strawberries on Your Table?
There’s no better time than Thanksgiving not just to show our gratitude for the abundance in our lives, but to reflect on where that abundance comes from. WES family and friends are especially invited to do just that … read more.
As we approach Veterans Day, my work once again has me engaged in the planning of many major events to help highlight the significance of one of our long-standing patriotic holidays. Veterans Day is related to, yet distinct from, Memorial Day, which is specifically reserved … read more.
We invite the whole WES community to provide donations of new or gently-used winter coats over the next three weeks for recently-arrived refugee families in this area. As you know, the WES Refugee Resettlement Team participates with Lutheran Social Services in … read more.
To raise funds for the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. The UUSC is committed to shared Unitarian Universalist principles and works at helping challenge injustice throughout the world.
Starting November 5, colorful Guest at your Table boxes are … read more.