WES Unveils a New Website

If you’ve visited in the past week, you may have noticed it looks really different! WES has updated our website and moved to a new design. If you browse around the site, you’ll find a new and improved calendar. From any page, simply select “News” and then “Events” to be taken straight to the calendar. … Continued

Amanda Returns from Standing Rock

A Reflection from Amanda    So, how was Bismarck?! Since I got back on February 12th, folks have been asking me how my time supporting the UU Fellowship of Bismarck, ND was…and of course, wanting to know how things are at Oceti Sakowin, the main camp at Standing Rock. I can tell you a lot … Continued

Working For Racial Equity Updates

WES’s Working for Racial Equity team has been working with getting a new agenda planned and a new approach to the WRE group. Rachel Alexander and Laura Bradshaw have created a program that will meet monthly at WES. Drop in to any (or all!) of our WRE Talk & Teach Topics to learn with and from … Continued

Global Connection Summer Trip Applications!

El Rodeo amigos, don’t miss your chance to join us on this life affirming adventure! The deadline to apply for this summer’s delegation to El Salvador is March 1st. Applications may be picked up in the WES office, or download the GC Application 2017!!! You are the one we’ve been waiting for!

WES Prepares to Welcome a Clergy Intern

It’s so great to be back with you after my foray to North Dakota–you can read some reflections about my trip in next week’s News and Notes (the weekly email that goes out on Wednesdays). I’m so appreciative of the support you all gave me. I am excited to share a further-off piece of news: … Continued

A Message About the Community Dinner

All, You will shortly be receiving an email telling you about a special Community Platform on March 5, and asking you to sign up for Pledge Parties. What on earth are Community Platform and Pledge Parties, you ask? These are the events that are replacing Community Dinner this year. Every spring for many years we have had a tradition of gathering as a … Continued

WES to Host a Movie Screening of #GenderRevolution

This upcoming Sunday evening, WES will be hosting a screening of the new National Geographic documentary #GenderRevolution. This is a 90-minute documentary in which Katie Couric explores the depth of gender identity. At 5:30pm, there will be pizza, with a requested donation to cover the cost of the pizza. At 6pm, the screening of the … Continued

Hands on Heart CPR Class Hosted at WES

  This past Sunday, WES hosted a Hands on Heart CPR class. WES coordinated with the DC Fire & EMS Department to put on the training. According to the DCFEMS website: Most people who experience cardiac arrest at home, work or in a public location die because they don’t receive immediate CPR from someone on … Continued

Auction Events Cook-up Community Fun

This past fall, WES hosted the annual Auction. There was a live auction that gave us Marty Kaufman and Tony Nam putting Old Bay Seasoning on everything! There was a photo booth with President Barack Obama. And we can’t forget the amazing food prepared by the awesome team of chefs! Many of the events that … Continued

WES Chorus Now Welcoming New Members!

Have you been thinking about joining the WES Chorus or even just checking us out? We meet to rehearse every Wednesday night from 7:15 – 9pm, and are hoping to bring in new singers in the month of February. No need to feel ready to sing in platform or even rehearsal; you can sit and enjoy the music, … Continued