WES Blog — Hope for Holiday Fun in Community

The holidays are solidly upon us and they can bring up so many emotions. There is the excitement of children celebrating the season with music, cookies, decorations, gifts, seeing extended family, and no school! Adults can and do feel all these things too, but the … read more.

An Exciting Update on the El Rodeo Water Project!

An article from Global Connections Member Susan Runner:

This year WES/Global Connections took an unexpected second trip to our sister community El Rodeo. We learned in the Fall that construction activities for our long-awaited water project had begun. We were all very excited and wished to show … read more.

WES Blog — Connections at WES

A few weeks ago, I was talking with a minister colleague whose congregation–like WES–has experienced significant growth in the last couple of years. We were talking about how to design programming for new member engagement, how to manage two platform services…you know, all that exciting … 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.

Secular Social Justice 2018

In a global climate in which the sociopolitical disenfranchisement of people of color remains acute, the Secular Social Justice Conference is a humanist-centered response to the continued marginalization of issues disproportionately impacting communities of color.


Secular Social Justice was pioneered by feminist humanist activist Sikivu Hutchinson. According to Hutchinson, it was developed … read more.

Winter Festival Update

Winter Festival is almost here!

We are all excited for our annual celebration of the values of peace, hope, love, joy, and giving. And it won’t be the same without YOU there. Here’s how to participate:

Attend either (or both!) “performances“–special gatherings of … 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.