Current Events, News, and Information

 

◊ Dorothy McMillan Memorial Service

 

Beloved and longtime Westminster member, Dorothy McMillan passed away March 29, 2021. Dorothy was a devoted member of Westminster for nearly 70 years. She shared a joyful spirit and much warmth and kindness with her family and church family. A memorial service in thanksgiving for Dorothy’s life will be livestreamed from our Fellowship Hall at 2:00 p.m. this Saturday, May 8. Click either Facebook Live or our YouTube channel to join the service.

 
 
 
 

◊ Join us for Children’s Sunday School via Zoom—May 9 

 

9:30 am for 3 year olds – 1st graders: Join us for a fun-filled exploration of the Bible and children’s fellowship time. Zoom link info to follow in Saturday’s Worship email.

 

10:15 am for 2nd to 5th graders: Join us for children’s fellowship, with Zoom link info to follow in Saturday’s Worship email.

 
 
 
 

◊ Hybrid Worship Service

 

Beginning, Pentecost Sunday, May 23 we will have space for 40 members and friends to join us in person for the 11:00 a.m. Sunday worship service. Our service will also continue to be livestreamed, providing everyone an opportunity to worship with us in this new hybrid model.

 

In the beginning we will allow for 25% capacity of the Fellowship Hall. All who attend in-person worship will be expected to wear a mask, and will need to make a reservation either online or through the church office weekly. More detailed information will follow.

 
 
 
 
A New Butterfly for Easter!
 

Thanks to Westminster member Suzanne Logan for creating the beautiful butterfly that adorns the cross in our butterfly garden. The butterfly symbolizes the resurrection and reminds us of our new life in Christ. We’re grateful for Suzanne’s gifts and God’s promises!

 
 
 
 

◊ “Hello, WPC Deacons calling…”

 

Is your contact information correct in REALM, our online database? Let us know if you’d like to be contacted regularly, just in a disaster, or not at all. Please take a moment to complete this survey, or contact the church office.
– WPC Deacons

 
 
 
 
◊ Men’s Breakfast
 
Our next monthly meeting is Tuesday, May 11, 7-8 a.m. We’ll meet via Zoom for good conversation, prayer and scripture reflection. Newcomers are welcome. Look for Zoom info in the weekly newsletter(s) and bulletin announcements.
 
 
 
 
◊ Grief Caring & Sharing
 
Join us Thursday, May 13 at noon for Grief Caring and Sharing via Zoom. No matter where you are on the journey of grief, you are welcome to this time of remembering, sharing, prayer, and mutual care. Look for Zoom info in weekly newsletter(s) and bulletin announcements.
 
 
 
 
VBS 2021
 
VBS 2021 is on! We’re headed to Adventure Island to learn stories of the Bible during a fun-filled week. We’re hoping to be in-person in a modified fashion, so save the date: July 26th – 30th! Adults who are vaccinated, we’ll need your help to create a memorable VBS for all! Grandparents, share the invitation with your grandchildren, parents tell your children, children tell your friends!
 
 
 
 
Thursday Prayers
 
Join O. R. and others virtually at 12:15 p.m. via Zoom. Look for the link in this week’s newsletter to join in for a brief time of sharing and prayer. For those who cannot join the Zoom call, but would like to “pray in place, you can download the prayers here.
 
 
 
 
 
◊ Flowers for the Sanctuary 
 
Flowers enhance our worship space and are delivered to homebound members after worship. Signup here to reserve a Sunday (May-August available at this time). Thank you for your willingness to beautify the sanctuary (and to brighten someone’s day).
 
 
 
 

◊ Interested in Becoming a Member of WPC?
 
We would love to welcome you! Our church elders are ready and willing to receive you into membership via Zoom. Call or email the church office to request a membership meeting or to learn more about joining our church.