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Welcome to the Unitarian Universalist Westside Congregation!

We celebrate diversity and share seven principles. Our congregation strives to nurture each others spirits and put faith into action through social justice work in our community and the world. click here to find out more about us >> or watch UU in 30 Seconds.

We hope you visit soon!

Adult Religious Education 

Sunday at 9:30 – 10:30  Discussion Group – Meet in the Library

Welcome to the lively discussion of our chosen book, “Humanist Voices in Unitarian Universalism”, a collection of essays characterizing the various aspects of historical and contemporary Humanism.

Sunday at 9:45 – 10:30  Spiritual Realities – Meet in the Social Hall

Join in to pursue an energetic discussion of spiritual practices and experiences from the ecstatic dancing of the Shakers to the not dissimilar motion of the Sufi whirling dervishes and the science that underlies the physiologic process of these and other spiritual practices.  How do prayer and meditation change your brain?  Are they the same thing or something different?  What criteria do we use to discern valid experiences from false hype?  How do our spiritual experiences affect our world views?  Everyone is welcome; previous attendance is not necessary.



Sunday Services

Sunday Services, 11:00 am

June  18     Seahorses, Penguins, & Us, Rev. Dr. Nancy Hitt, Dana Sanford

June  25     Summer Solstice, Carol Eagleheart, Donna Johnston


July    2       I, You, Me, Us, Rev. Dr. Nancy Hitt, George Oppenheimer Jr.

July    9       Teddy Bear’s Picnic, Carole Eagleheart, Laurel Anderson

July   16      Sacred Stories, Rev. Dr. Nancy Hitt,

July   23      Sundae, Sunday, Rev. Dr. Nancy Hitt,

July   30      On Solitude, Stacie Gebeke, Laurel Anderson



Upcoming Events

Please Join Us on Saturday, June 24, 10:00am – 2:00pm

Furry Friends and Turtles Too!

Free, Fun, Family-Friendly

Animal Advocacy Event

Watermelon Mountain Ranch

Adoption and Vaccination Clinic  &  United Blood Services Blood Drive

Learn about the care of some creatures with whom we share the planet from:

Rio Grande Turtle and Tortoise Club

Prairie Dog Pals with a Prairie Dog

Read to the Dogs Team of SW Canine Corp of Volunteers

Animal Protection of New Mexico

New Mexico House Rabbit Society with Bunnies

Alpaca Hair Craft Demo by Humming Desert Alpaca Ranch

Face painting, craft activities, and door prizes too!

We are very excited about this animal ministry event at UUWC!

Please help us spread the word and let us know how else you’d like to be involved.

If you would like a PDF of our promotional material to post, email Barbara

For other questions or information , contact

Bram or Roxey Cast-Hect, Nancy Pekara Gardiner, Barbara Carey, or Rev. Nancy


United Blood Services

The only collector and provider in New Mexico

Here are the guidelines if you are interested in donating blood,

Bring your ID


Drink plenty of fluids

16-17 year olds can donate with parental signature

No upper age limit

Call for an appointment or walk in 

Procedure takes 30 – 40 minutes total, including paperwork

For appointment or information, call Amber at 505-313-5784

Bring a dish to share and something to grill for yourself.

Grills will be fired up around 6:00pm!

Bring games to play while waiting for the fireworks to begin!

or just come by for the show!

Both Rio Rancho & Albuquerque fireworks can be viewed!

New Member Class 

To Be Scheduled Soon!

If you are interested in joining our congregation, please speak with Rev. Nancy.

We are in the process of planning a New Member Class in the near future and would like to coordinate the availability of candidates for scheduling the class.

Women’s Spirituality Group

The Women’s Spirituality Group is currently on hold till the fall.

If you have questions or would like to participate, please contact Rev. Nancy, 505-896-8182.




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