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WES Blog — The Path Through SEEK

     Every September at WES we operate on a school calendar where things start anew for the programming year. This includes our children moving up to a different level in classes, teachers regrouping, new themes to work with in the platform talks, music, adult education, classes, small groups, etc. It’s a fresh start even … Continued

Join Us at the March for Racial Justice

WES will be marching with our friends to the American Humanist Association in the March for Racial Justice on September 30, 2017. See below the note from the AHA on the march: The American Humanist Association (AHA) affirms humanism’s commitment to social justice advocacy by partnering with the March for Racial Justice and the March for Black Women, … Continued

WES Cancels PayPal Account

WES Cancels PayPal Account   WES is cancelling its PayPal account.  Instead we will be using SimpleGive, which does everything PayPal did and adds new features like text giving.   You may set up an account on SimpleGive by going to my.simplegive.com/wes.

SEEK Registration Due Tomorrow

Registering for Sunday School does not mean you are a member or are making a commitment to attend WES every week, but if you anticipate attending 3 or more times for the year September – June, it would be useful to have your information so we can safety things and information on your child for … Continued

AEU Skills Summit

Share skills, best practices, ideas, and questions on improving your Society’s communications, ethical education, and membership at first ever… AEU Skills Summit Saturday, October 14, 9am-6:30pm at Philadelphia Ethical Society Friday & Saturday evening activities available upon request. $70 for individuals and group deals are $65 each for two, $60 each for three Register with form on aeu.org … Continued

AEU Statement Against Rescinding DACA

The American Ethical Union deplores the reversal of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. The reversal of DACA violates the fundamental ethical principle that children ought not to be held responsible for the actions of their parents. Reprehensibly, it instills fear in 800,000 young immigrants who have found protection under DACA, many of … Continued

WES Blog — What are we to do?

There are few things better than standing up at the front of the Main Hall and looking out at all of you…especially on Welcome Home Sunday. Seeing faces I’ve missed over the summer, celebrating that there are new faces I haven’t yet met, noticing that the toddlers turned into big kids and the big kids into … Continued

A message from the Auction Committee

UPDATE: September 11, 2017 Auction donation information is due by October 1. We are especially in need of family-friendly events and activities and outdoor fun, such as hikes and picnics. Please provide your donation information via this online form.   by Cayo Gamber Do you have a favourite dish you love to prepare? Do you have new grilling tools … Continued

WES Blog — Welcome Home Sunday!

Welcome Home Sunday…that’s what we’re calling it this year, as we begin our theme of welcome for September. Historically, this Sunday in September has been called “Opening Sunday,” a holdover from the many years that WES closed down in the summertime. We’ve been meeting in summers for twenty years now, but we kept that idea … Continued

URGENT: DACA Update

 There are several time-critical activities that you can participate in to keep the pressure on to save DACA and TPS. Please see the following background information & details, generously provided by our friends at Cedar Lane Unitarian. DACA YOUTH need your Support NOW President Trump made known this afternoon that he will announce his decision on … Continued