Westminster News 
8 December 2019

Prayers & Praise

  • Please keep the congregation and staff of Snow Lake Anglican-United Church, in your thoughts and prayers this week.
  • Our very special Baptism child today is Ophelia Ingrid Burton Kristjanson, daughter of Johann Kristjanson and Jen Burton and granddaughter to Rev. Sherri and her partner Beth. Godparents are Richard and Mykaila Finck. And not to be forgotten, Ruby the family dog.

White Gift Sunday, December 15

This White Gift Sunday, we invite you to give a special offering to the Christmas Cheer Board (see white offering envelopes inside bulletin as well as on the tables in the Narthex or hallway). We will also be collecting donations of non-perishable food for the Bell Tower Community Café. Thanks for giving so generously

 

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Westminster News 
10 November 2019

Prayers & Praise

  • Please keep the congregation and staff of the Kildonan United Church in your thoughts and prayers this week.
  • Rev. Sherri will be away on Continuing Education from November 4 – 11. She will return to the office on November 12. For pastoral care emergencies, please call the office at 204-784-1330.
  • Thank you Rev. Don McIntyre for taking over the pulpit this morning and being our provisional pastoral care provider while Sherri is on Con-Ed.

Mincemeat Madness !

Westminster choir will once again be preparing your favourite Christmas treat. Mincemeat will be for sale before and after church beginning Sunday November 10th. Stock up. Just $7.00 per tub. See you next Sunday!

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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 
19 May 2019

Prayers and Praise

  • We send our love and prayers to Jim and Jan Christie and family on the recent death of their son, Charlie. Arrangements are pending.
  • The Twenty-Second Westminster Open Golf Tournament is scheduled for TUESDAY, JUNE 4 at River Oaks Golf Course. Please mark your calendars.
  • Thank you, Rev. Don McIntyre for leading worship this morning.
  • Rev. Sherri returns to the pulpit next Sunday.

From Container to Table

‘From Container to Table: Grow edibles on your balcony or patio,’ presented by Ken Land, St. Mary’s Nursery and Garden Centre. This Community Health and Wellbeing Program will take place at Temple Shalom, 1077 Grant Ave. at 1:30, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. All are welcome, especially those over 55. Entrance is free. Refreshments provided.

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