Covid-19 Advisory: With the health and well-being of our Members and friends in mind, and under the advisement of the UUA, our building will remain closed for services and events. Please see below for opportunities to connect with us.

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This Sunday at 10 a.m. on Zoom:

Where Do We Come From, What Are We,

Where Are We Going?

These words, from a familiar song in our newer UU songbook, give us a path to consider change. In recent months, a lot of change has come into our collective lives.  The pandemic, the political turmoil, on top of a world that already changes at a stunning rate due to technological and social innovations--these have many of us reeling.  For the first half of 2021, the worship team invites you to explore each of these questions.  For the months of January and February, we'll ask "Where Do We Come From?"--what is the history of Westside?  What brought us here?  And what have we loved most about the Westside of history?  In March and April, we'll be exploring who we really are--what is essential to Westside?  What makes us who we are as a community?  And in the months of May and June, we'll consider the future:  where are we going?  How do we bring forward the essential qualities of this community, and revive and renew them, in ways that meet a new decade, a new world, and a new social reality?  This week, we begin the journey together. 

Join us for our Zoom Services! 10 a.m. on Sundays

Our Sunday services are conducted by Zoom video-conferencing, so that we can interact in many of the ways we are used to for our worship time together. A password is required to attend Zoom worship. Use Our Contact Form to Request an Invitation.
Please allow 2-3 days for a response to your request. Our Membership Coordinator will be in touch with you and respond during office hours (Sundays 9-2, Tuesdays 12-5, Thursdays 12-5).

After the service, join us for our "coffee hour" from 10:30-11:30 on the same Zoom meeting.

Live Streams of our Zoom Services on YouTube!

If you are curious about Westside but don't want to sign up for our interactive Zoom service, you can now view the live stream on YouTube.

Adult Religious Exploration Classes

Membership Coordinator Wendy Weiss and Rev. Bodeau are leading a variety of Adult RE offerings, including our Compassionate Conversations gatherings.  See our website, newsletter and social pages for updates.

Small group connections for all interested members

Our small groups allow us all to stay in touch with each other through the coming months and beyond.  Members, can access this information in our Members' Area. New friends and visitors, contact us.

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What is Unitarian Universalism, Anyway?

Unitarian Universalists are Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Humanist, Jewish, Muslim, Pagan, atheist and agnostic, believers in God, and more.


Westside's Sunday Services are at 10 a.m. and are led by Rev. Carol Bodeau, Westside members, and guest speakers. Topics reach beyond religious texts to include a rich variety of life’s concerns, addressed with intelligence, inspiration, and wit. After the service, please join us for coffee and conversation. Our adult Religious Exploration time begins after our coffee time.

You are welcome at Westside! Learn more about Westside and Unitarian Universalism here. Meet our Minister, Rev. Carol Bodeau, here.

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Rev. Carol Bodeau

Read Our Blog!


Throughout each month, we post blog entries and meditations from:

  • Rev. Carol Bodeau

  • Programs and Membership Coordinator Wendy Weiss

  • Our Board President

  • Various guest bloggers and friends of Westside.

See the three most recent entries below. Read all of our blogs here.

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Children's Religious Exploration

at Westside


Our Religious Exploration (RE) program is designed to give children an enriching, rewarding experience in a thoughtful and nurturing environment.

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Meet Westside's Team

Click the photos to learn more about just a few of the people

who help make Westside such a special place!

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Rev. Carol Bodeau




Wendy Weiss 

Programs &

Membership Coordinator


Grechen Wingerter


Board of Trustees

Donations Welcome

We are a community organization who deeply appreciates the support, emotional, spiritual and charitable, of our community.


If you'd like to donate, or if you're a member and you'd like to pledge, please use our Online Pledge Form. Click here!

Westside Unitarian Universalist Church

616 Fretz Road

Knoxville, TN 37934

(865) 777-9882

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