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!

Centering Prayer Group

  • Thursday 11 October 2018, 6:00 to 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday 14 November 2018, 6:00 to 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday 12 December 2018, 6:00 to 7:00 pm

Email or call the church office (204-784-1330) if you have any questions and if you plan to attend. Hosted by the Inner and Outer Connections Committee.

Jazz Vespers Service

7:00 pm, Sunday, 18 November 2018, at Westminster United Church. Celebrating 127 years of Ministry: a service of Jazz, readings & reflections. Coffee and cake served after the service! Join us!

Westminster Children’s Christmas Sale

Saturday, December 8th, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Donation of such items such as costume jewelry, toiletries, knitting, stationery, household items, cups and saucers, mugs, stuffed toys, books, perfume, games, puzzles, ties, ornaments, candles are welcome. We also need gift bags, ribbon, and tags.  Please be sure that your items are in new condition. Please drop off your donations at the Church office or leave them with a caretaker. Thank you for your support in this Outreach to our community.

Westminster News 
11 November 2018

Random notes …

  • The abstract painting on the platform this morning is a work by our own Robert L. Burton, titled Hovering Doves of Peace.
  • This week in the Winnipeg Presbytery prayer cycle we remember the congregation and staff of Harrow United Church.

Mincemeat!

Westminster’s famous mincemeat will be on sale on Sunday, November 25th following the service. Don’t miss the opportunity to get your supply. Price remains unchanged at $6.00 a tub.

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Westminster News 
4 November 2018

Nathan’s Notes

Today’s anthem include words from a longer very ancient prayer. It’s attributed to St. Patrick, the second Bishop of Ireland- and dates from the 5th century. This kind of prayer is meant to invoke God’s protection against every kind of evil. You can find a part of this prayer in Voices United, hymn 317. The music is very contemporary, using surprising harmonies to enhance the words we sing.

This week in the Winnipeg Presbytery prayer cycle we remember the clients and staff of United Church Halfway Homes.

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Westminster News 
28 October 2018

Random notes …

  • This week in the Winnipeg Presbytery prayer cycle we remember the congregation and staff of Grey Street United Church.
  • Please keep Bob Burton in your prayers as he recovers from some time in the hospital.

Nathan’s Notes October 28th

Sine Nomine is the name of the tune we sing to “For all the Saints,” “Go to the World,” and others. It’s a latin term for “With no name.” Ralph Vaughan Williams wrote this well known tune in 1906, and so many years later it still stands as one of our most recognizable in the Anglican, and Protestant church. A neat feature is the bass line- the lowest notes walking along the bottom of the tune. It never stops! It evokes a sense of marching- marching behind the saints that lived their lives before us. If you have a good view, be sure to check out Don Menzies’ feet as they pedal along!

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Westminster News 
21 October 2018

Random notes …

  • Our condolences to Loretta Basiuk and family on the death of her mother, Lena Basiuk. The funeral will take place next week.
  • Condolences also to Cheryl Drachuk and her family on the death of her sister, Elaine.
  • This week in the Winnipeg Presbytery prayer cycle we remember the congregation and staff of Spirit Path Church.

Mission, Vision and Values Conversation Today!

Come join us for an open, friendly conversation about who Westminster is as we work towards a promising future….11:45 – 12:45 in the chapel; led by Carol Latter (board chair) and Rev. Sherri. If you can’t join us today, the next one is November 4. If you aren’t able to attend either session, please send us your responses and thoughts to info@westminsterchurch.org.

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