Upcoming events

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

February 28th, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
All are welcome!

Lent and Easter Services
at Westminster United Church

Ash Wednesday Service

7pm Wednesday, March 1, 2017. A contemplative service of liturgy, reflection, music and imposition (or blessing) of the ashes as we mark the beginning of our Lenten journey.

Palm Sunday Service

10:30 Sunday April 9, 2017, with Procession of the Palms

Maundy Thursday Service

6:30 Thursday, April 13, 2017

Good Friday Service

10:30 Friday, April 14, 2017

Easter Sunday Service

10:30 Sunday April 16, 2017

Westminster News 
19 February 2017

Update

Greg Blanco, who was to give us a presentation this morning on the Westminster Child Care Centre, is unable to join us this morning due to an illness in the family. His presentation will be rescheduled. We extend our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to Greg and his family.

AGM

The Congregation of Westminster United Church will hold its Annual General Meeting on Sunday March 5th, 2017. More information will be given next Sunday.

The church will be closed this Monday, February 20 in observance of Louis Riel day.

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Westminster News 
12 February 2017

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Teri-Lyn Skakum, Children & Families Coordinator

Teri has a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Winnipeg. In addition to serving as Westminster’s C&F Coordinator, Teri works as a program facilitator for the St. James Assiniboia Parent Child Coalition and is the Christian Education Coordinator at Messiah Lutheran Church. Teri’s hobbies include
scrapbooking, photography, crafts, music, reading and cooking. Teri and her husband Russ are the proud parents of two boys, Zak and Tyler, and have enjoyed hearing the boys sing in many music festivals at Westminster. Teri was born and raised in the Lutheran church however she feels a connection to the United Church of Canada as her mother grew up as a member in it.

Thank you!

Dear Friends at Westminster United Church: thank you for your generous gift of scarves, mitts, and tuques. Especially in the very cold weather, people come in desperate for something warm and dry — The W.B.C.M. Pastoral Team.

This week’s bulletin is sponsored by Roger & Lynn E. Soens in celebration of their wedding that was held at Westminster Church 25 years ago. Congratulations Roger and Lynn!

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Westminster News 
5 February 2017

Today’s Communion

Our communion servers today are: Grace Aoki, Fred Aoki, Hertha Jahn, Carol Latter, Mike Herba and Alice Nichol. Thank you for your service. We invite you to make a special communion offering TODAY to help support outreach ministries of care and compassion in our city. This month the money will be received for the work of the Minister’s Discretionary Fund (formerly the Session Fund). Money in this fund is distributed to individuals at the discretion of the minister in cases of urgent and/or serious need. Small brown envelopes for making your donation may be found in the front of your envelope box or on the tables in the narthex or hallway, or in most of the pews. If you use a white envelope from the pew rack please mark it communion offering.

Bulletin Sponsor

The bulletin this week is sponsored by Patrick Chicoine in Thanksgiving and to the Glory of God. Thank you Patrick!

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Westminster News 
29 January 2017

Blessed

Welcome back!

We welcome Peter Douglas back to our pulpit this morning! Rev. Sherri is away attending the Epiphany Explorations Conference in Victoria BC and she will be back in the office on Tuesday Jan. 31/17. Rev. Bob Burton will be providing emergency pastoral care in her absence. Please call the church office at 204-784-1330.

MPC&F

Membership, Pastoral Care and Fellowship are hosting a Shrove Tuesday Pancake dinner on February the 28th.  There is a sign-up sheet in the Fellowship Hall. Please come out and support this great event.

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Westminster News 
22 January 2017

Welcome!

We welcome the Winnipeg Church of the Deaf to Westminster today. They are holding their own worship service in the Chapel this morning and next week as well.

Rev. Sherri will be away next week for a time of Continuing Education, to attend the Epiphany Explorations Conference in Victoria BC. She will be back in the office on Tuesday Jan. 31/17.
Rev. Bob Burton will be providing emergency pastoral care in her absence. Please call the church office at 204-784-1330.

We need your help again!

Our thanks to all of you who volunteered to help as Greeters at the Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day services. And now we’re asking for your help again! Volunteers are needed again to act as Greeters and /or collect offering for the months of February and March. If you can volunteer for one, two (or more) Sundays, we would greatly appreciate your help. Being a Greeter gives you a good opportunity to say hello to old friends arriving for the service and to welcome newcomers. Please see Margaret Cuddy at Coffee Time after our service or contact the church office to volunteer.

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