Upcoming events

Stories of Westminster United Church & its People

A definite must-read for everyone at Westminster, everyone in Winnipeg, and everyone else! Roy Halstead has carefully curated a fascinating and captivating history of Winnipeg’s iconic landmark—and it’s all about the people! Click here for a good eRead!

Centering Prayer Group

All are welcome to experience Centering Prayer with a group that meets monthly on Wednesdays, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the Chapel. Join us on April 10th, May 8th, June 12th,  September 11th, October 9th, November 13th, and December 11th, in 2019.


Westminster News 
25 August 2019

Prayers and Praise

  • Please remember the congregation and staff of St. Mary’s Road United Church in Winnipeg, MB in your prayers this week.
  • This morning we welcome Erica Wiebe as guest soloist.

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Westminster News 
18 August 2019

Prayers & Praise

  • Please remember the congregation and staff of Johnston Garrioch United Church in Cross Lake, MB in your prayers this week.
  • This morning, we welcome Lynlee Wolstencroft as guest soloist.
  • Please note that our office administrator, Marilyn Thiessen, is on vacation for the month of August. Events coordinator Michael McKay will be filling in for her until September 4.

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Westminster News 
11 August 2019

Prayers and Praise

  • Please remember the congregation and staff of MacGregor United Church in MacGregor, MB in your prayers this week.
  • We offer prayers and condolences to the Brown family on the death of Jo Brown. Jo died at the end of July, and her funeral was August 2 at St. Andrews River Heights United Church.
  • Prayers and condolences are also offered to Carol Latter and Mike Herba and family on the death of Carol’s mother, Doris Latter. A celebration of life took place this past week at Fort Garry United Church.
  • This morning we welcome dramatic soprano Sandra Bender as guest soloist. Sandra Bender her Master of Music at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music in 2009 and has sung such roles and excepts as Lady Billows in Albert Herring (Britten), the title roles in Turandot and Tosca (Puccini), Elsa von Brabant in Lohengrin (Wagner), 3rd Norn in Götterdämmerung (Wagner), Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte (Mozart), Lady Macbeth in Macbeth (Verdi), and Blanche de la Force incPoulenc’s Les Dialogues des Carmélites. A seasoned recitalist, Sandra has performed over twenty solo concerts, and has been a finalist or semi-finalist in the Canadian Music Competition, the George London Foundation, the Liederkranz Foundation, and Gerda Lissner Opera Competitions, competing in the Wagner categories. Most notably, Sandra has twice won the District of North Dakota with the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She currently teaches voice lessons at the Winnipeg Conservatory of Music.
  • Welcome back to both our Minister, the Rev. Sherri McConnell, and our caretaker supervisor, Dan Beauvais! We thank Murray Cheney for assisting in Dan’s absence.
  • The Westminster Child Care Centre had a Petting Zoo come for a visit on July 26. This is always enjoyed by church staff and the neighbours too.

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Westminster News 
4 August 2019

Summer Communion Service

Next Sunday, August 11th will be our summer communion service. Our June and August communion offering is designated for the Make Room In Your Heart Capital Campaign at Siloam Misson. Homelessness is a growing issue in our community. We need to expand and “make room” to better meet the growing needs of this vulnerable population until we end homelessness. Communion offering envelopes are found in your offering envelope box and will be available on the narthex and hallway tables.

Please remember the congregation and staff of Cloverdale United Church in St.
Andrew’s, MB in your prayers this week.

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