After 8 years of working alongside our sister community, El Rodeo, El Salvador, the WES Global Connections Committee is ecstatic to share life-changing news: The Water Project has received a commitment from Engineers Without Borders to fund the second phase of the water project … read more.
For nine months the Celebrations team, along with staff members and so many others in the community, has been plotting and planning the ways we can celebrate Amanda’s ten-year anniversary with WES. The team has relived so many facets of those ten years – a … read more.
The Washington Ethical Society (WES), a humanist congregation in DC with affiliations with the American Ethical Union and the Unitarian Universalist Association, is seeking a part-time Teen Group Coordinator. The Teen Coordinator ensures excellent twicemonthly programming/outings for our teens, coordinates service projects, and attends the … read more.
The American Ethical Union’s Skills Summit will be on September 28 and 29 at WES. Join them for a full day of insightful discussion, interactive workshops, and fun collaboration. Together we’ll explore best practices and burning questions on communications, ethical education, membership, and organizational development. Mark your calendars now!
To help … read more.
WES/Global Connections invites you to celebrate and learn more about the project that will soon bring clean water to our Sister Community, El Rodeo, El Salvador. WES/GC partnered with the community and two solidarity organizations in El Salvador to build the system. Yunior Gomez from … read more.
This past week, Tom Hutton (our wonderful Congregational Administrator) hung up art from our last four years of “Artist of the Year” monthly theme art. I can’t express how I feel to walk past that art every day–to remember the themes they represented and how … read more.
Earlier this year, WES had a unique platform. We taped 10 envelopes with $100 inside each under 10 chairs throughout the Main Hall. Toward the end of the platform, folks were invited to see if they were one of the lucky ones with an envelope … read more.
It’s good to be back–especially because of the warm welcome so many of you have offered me, and because of the work that the entire staff and so many volunteers did to keep things moving along in my absence. I’ll look forward to continuing to … read more.
Dear WES Members,
As members of the Community Relations Committee (CRC), we are reaching out to invite you to shape an important new document that we believe can strengthen our interactions with each other. The CRC is charged with supporting all WES members in developing healthy … read more.
I invite you to join me, other faith and humanist communities, and people of good will at the Still Here, Still Strong rally this Sunday. The American Humanist Association will be there, and they encourage WES folks to pick up one of their signs! We will … read more.