Author: Robyn Kravitz

An Update on the Refugee Family that WES Welcomed

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.

December’s Theme: Hope

December’s Theme is Hope. The theme packet can be found Hope.

December Sunday Platform Addresses

December 3 9:30am & 11:30am — “Should We Keep Hope Alive?” Amanda Poppei, Senior Leader. What does it mean to have hope in the world today? Is it a good idea–or even … read more.

WES Blog — Imagination and Hope

WES’ December theme is Hope.

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.

WES Blog — Connecting with the Board

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.

WES Blog — All About Our Stone Soup Celebration

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.

Winter Coat Drive

     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.