Upcoming events

A Wolseley cornerstone

Canstar Community News did a lovely feature and video on our 125th Anniversary! The in-depth article is here, but first, enjoy the video above!

Friday Morning Centering Prayer Group

You are invited to embark on a new adventure being offered at Westminster! Beginning Friday, 11 January 2019, an intentional Centering Prayer Group is planning to meet in the Library at 10:00 am on a weekly basis, on January 11th, 18th, and 25th. If there is enough interest the group continue on at a time and frequency that suits the participants. Centering Prayer will begin promptly at 10:00 am followed by Lectio Divina. It is expected that by 11:00 am this will be completed, giving people an opportunity to leave. For those who would like to stay, there will be an opportunity for discussion, fellowship and prayer, wrapping up by 12:00 noon. Sponsored by the Inner and Outer Connections Committee. (There is no cost.)

Westminster News 
6 January 2019

Random notes …

  • Thank you Rev. Don McIntyre and Lynne Mavins for lending your talents to our worship service this morning.
  • We offer condolences to Alice Nichol and family on the death of husband Jack Nichol on Dec. 29/18. A memorial service took place on Jan. 3. Jack and Alice are former members of Westminster United Church. Please hold Alice and family in your prayers.
  • This week in the Winnipeg Presbytery prayer cycle we remember the congregation and staff of Knox United Church.
  • Contributions for the 2018 tax year will be accepted until today.

Memory Tree

Stars on the Memory Tree have been purchased by Valerie Morrow, Shannon MacFarlane, Margaret Cuddy and Cynthia Goncalves. The Memory Tree will be in the sanctuary until January 31, 2019. Order forms for memorial stars are in the narthex and the back hallway.

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Westminster News 
23 December 2018

Random notes …

  • Join us today for a congregational lunch after worship. Everyone is welcome!
  • This week in the Winnipeg Presbytery prayer cycle we remember the staff of Manitoba and North West Ontario Conference.
  • The Choir still has a supply of mincemeat for sale. Just $6 a tub!
  • Stars on the Memory Tree have been purchased by Margaret Cuddy and Cynthia Goncalves.
  • The Memory Tree will be in the sanctuary until January 31, 2019. Order forms for memorial stars are in the narthex and the back hallway.

Upcoming Worship Services

  • All are welcome on December 24th: Christmas Eve Services @ 7 & 11 pm. Our Family Service at 7 pm will feature videos, lessons, carols and stories for the whole family. At 10:30 pm – our Organist, Don Menzies will play some Christmas favourites. Our Choral Candlelight service at 11 pm will feature our Westminster Choir, Casavant Organ and a Brass Quintet with Lessons, Carols and Hymns of Christmas.
  • December 30th – Rev. Don McIntyre
  • January 6th – Rev. Don McIntyre

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Westminster News 
16 December 2018

Random notes …

  • Help! On December 20th, between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, are you free? The office needs bulletin folders for Christmas. Free Lunch catered by FoodFare, Georgine’s famous baking and some wonderful company! Call or email Marilyn at the office if you are able to help out.
  • This week in the Winnipeg Presbytery prayer cycle we remember the Fred Douglas Society.
  • The Choir still has a supply of mincemeat for sale. Just $6 a tub!

Red Moon Road

Red Moon Road make a much bigger sound than one would expect from a trio. It’s an impressive, well-choreographed show incorporating impeccable three-part harmonies, a roots drum kit split between two band members, and an acoustic guitar franken-rigged to also be the bass. Simultaneously, a moustached man plays mandolin, lap steel, banjo and organ (often at the same time), and subtle technological wizardry whirls while the  unmistakable soulful voice of Sheena, one of Canada’s most talented singers soars above it all. RMR’s latest album, Sorrows and Glories, toured through seven countries, was Polaris Prize long listed and spent six weeks at #1 on the national Earshot! Folk/Roots charts. Red Moon Road’s unique show is equal parts polished songwriting, undeniable musicianship, compelling storytelling and engaging showmanship.

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Westminster News 
9 December 2018

Random notes …

  • Congregational meeting today: the Ministry Profile Team is calling a congregational meeting on TODAY, immediately following the worship service to present the recommendations made and approved by the church board concerning our pastoral relations after June 30, 2019. Material from the Ministry Profile Team will be available on Sunday Mornings as well as at the meeting. Ministry Profile Team members are: Rebecca McIntosh, Grace Aoki, Cheryl Drachuk, and Brandon Johnston.
  • Next Sunday, December 16th: Service of Carols and White Gift Sunday, with special guests Red Moon Road
  • Next week is White Gift Sunday. Your donations of new unwrapped gifts for children and adults, and non-perishable foods will be collected for the Christmas Cheer Board.
  • This week in the Winnipeg Presbytery prayer cycle we remember the congregation and staff of Kildonan United Church.

Mincemeat!

Westminster’s famous mincemeat will be on sale TODAY following the service. Don’t miss the opportunity to get your supply. Price remains unchanged at $6.00 a tub … and pick up your United Church calendar at the same time for just $5!

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