Celebrating Amanda’s 10 Year Anniversary at WES

Greetings WES members and friends!


Although it seems like yesterday, 2018 marks the 10-year anniversary of Amanda Poppei’s leadership of the Washington Ethical Society. Amanda came to us on May 4, 2008, and since then, she has worked closely with all of us to expand the health, … read more.

WES Blog — My personal PLAYlist

What music do you listen to? What music makes you jump up and dance, or wiggle in your seat, or move your head? What music asks you to sing along?

Lots of music does these things for me, and the music we share at WES is … read more.

Pride Volunteers Needed

Please help us foster joy and pride! We are in need of help for Capital Pride.

The DC, Maryland & Virginia UU Community wants to show its support for the LGBTQA+ Community by hosting a free “Crafting Pride” booth at the Capital Pride festival this year, … read more.

WES Blog — Connecting the Dots Between Us at WES

How do you really build relationships? Even harder, how do you keep them? And what about a relationship to an institution, to a whole community?

I’ve been thinking a lot about these questions as we continue to work to integrate newer members to WES while deepening … read more.

WES Blog — Ministerial Formation

It has been such an exciting year as your Clergy Intern. I can’t wait to continue my role through the summer and following year. As many of you may know, I have been working part-time at WES, part-time as a Chaplain intern, and finishing … read more.

Are You An Artist?

WES has been incredibly lucky to have artists from our own community create art for each month’s theme (like Donna Radner, this year’s Artist of the Year, who has brought us her beautiful quilted creations each month). Might YOU be the next Artist of the … read more.

May’s Theme: Playfulness

The May theme packet can be found here.

May’s Playfulness Platforms:

May 6

“Playful WES!: An Immersive Experience ” Join us this Sunday for a * surprisingly * playful platform. Music from members of Tropic Soul and, along with an exploration of the many kinds of ways … read more.