WES Blog — But Is It a Real Holiday?

“Mama!” Joanna came rushing into the dining room. “When is Spring Festival?!”

My younger daughter has been particularly invested in calendars this year, in knowing what the next holiday is. She includes President’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day…anything that could be reasonably construed as a Day … read more.

Secular Social Justice Conference

Secular Social Justice 2018 will be held April 7th in Washington DC at All Souls Church to emphasize the connection between secular humanist values and social justice activism. This conference was developed as a direct response to pervasive complacency within the secular community that considers considerable focus on matters of social justice issues unnecessary or a “distraction.” Secular Social Justice … read more.

This Year’s Seder

This year, the folks who have had recent leadership for the Humanist Seder aren’t able to lead it. We have the time reserved at WES–Saturday, April 7, in the early evening–but need leadership to make it happen.

And, we have another option: to join Machar, the … read more.

WES Blog — Our Dreams Are Calling

When I hear a member say, “When I came to WES, I felt like I had come home,” I smile. Those words mean that for that member our community was welcoming, that it is a place where she can hang her hat, put up her feet, relax … read more.

WES Blog — Balancing Our Themes…and Our Lives

As you’ve probably (hopefully!) noticed, we use monthly themes here at WES. We choose the themes as part of a consortium of congregations (both UU and other Ethical Societies), which means that we get access to all kinds of resources from the national organizers. A … read more.

March’s Theme: Balance


March’s Theme is Balance. The theme packet can be found here.


March’s Sunday Platform Addresses — 9:30 & 11:30am

Sunday, March 4

“Balanced Checkbook, Balanced Life” Amanda Poppei, Senior Leader. Remember the little register in the front of your checkbook, before we paid for everything online? Those entries meant more … read more.

A New Group Forming at WES

Are you interested in helping WES to live up to its anti-racist, anti-oppressive values while getting to know WES members better? A group has formed with two current tasks: to create and conduct an assessment of where our community currently is, and to lead an … read more.