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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.

Emmet Cahill: live at Westminster!

From a sold-out Carnegie Hall debut, don’t miss Ireland’s leading tenor and Celtic Thunder member Emmet Cahill in concert at Westminster United Church! This fundraiser, in support of the Rose Window Restoration Project, is at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, 1 May 2019. $40 CAD general admission; $55 CAD meet and greet+ concert (starts 5:45 pm); tickets available through the office at 204-784-1330, at McNally Robinson Booksellers or online at emmetcahill.com (prices in USD).

Westminster News 
7 April 2019

Random notes …

  • This week in the prayer cycle we remember the congregation and staff of St. Matthew’s-Maryland Community Ministry.
  • Last week for Coffee and Conversation with the Minister. Rev. Sherri invites you to stop by for a time of informal conversation along with some coffee, tea and goodies … no agenda, no expectations, just a time to visit … Wednesday morning, 10 am to 11 am.
  • Next Sunday, April 14: Palm Sunday Potluck Lunch after church. Everyone welcome. Just bring something to share! See Helen La Rue for more info.

Easter Flower Fund

If you’d like to remember a loved one this Easter by contributing to the Easter flower fund, please send the office the following information. Your name, phone/email address, the name(s) of the person(s) you would like to honour and the amount and method of your donation. Flower fund forms can be found on the narthex or hall tables.

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Westminster News 
31 March 2019

Random notes …

  • This week in the prayer cycle we remember the congregation and staff of St. Mary’s Road United Church.
  • Coffee and Conversation with the Minister continues: Rev. Sherri invites you to stop by for a time of informal conversation along with some coffee, tea and goodies … no agenda, no expectations, just a time to visit. Wednesday mornings, 10 am to 11 am; April 3, April 10.
  • These Days, Daily Devotions for Living by Faith, are now available on the Narthex or Hallway tables. Large print also available.
  • Easter Flower Fund – If you’d like to remember a loved one this Easter by contributing to the Easter flower fund, please send the office the following information. Your name, phone/email address, the name(s) of the person(s) you would like to honour and the amount and method of your donation. Flower fund forms can be found on the narthex or hall tables.
  • April 14th, Palm Sunday: Potluck lunch after church. Everyone welcome. Just bring something to share! See Helen La Rue for more info.

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Westminster News 
17 March 2019

Welcome!

Welcome to Guest Preacher, Michelle Owens, Principal of the Centre for Christian Studies. CCS describes itself as a school, a community and a movement that seeks to educate leaders for justice, compassion and transformation. Michelle joined the Centre for Christian Studies as principal in August 2017. She is a graduate of the Centre and a diaconal minister in the United Church of Canada. Michelle came to Winnipeg from Ontario, where she served as London Conference’s Personnel Minister. Prior to that, she had served in a three point rural charge in Perth County, Ontario, and had been a candidate for ministry from Trinity St. Paul’s United Church in Toronto. Thank you Michelle!

This week in the prayer cycle we remember the congregation and staff of St. Andrew’s River Heights United Church.

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Westminster News 
24 February 2019

Random notes …

  • Please join us for a congregational luncheon after church today.
  • This week in the prayer cycle we remember the work of the Affirming Ministries.

Nathan’s Notes

“Hallelujah”— although in this case, the word is used not in its literal translation of “Praise be to YHWH (Yah, or God)” but as a general exclamation of happiness. The song is very spiritual in nature, and this is why it ultimately works in the context of a religious service like ours. Several verses of the hymn exist, I encourage you to find and read through them.

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