Westminster News 
18 June 2017

West Broadway Community Ministry

This week we hold in our thoughts and prayers, the congregation and staff of Young United Church. Summer is here. But poverty doesnt take a holiday. The cupboards at West Broadway Community Ministry are very low on staples. Please help us out if you can. We need canned meats, canned soup, Kraft dinner, peanut butter, canned fruit and vegetables, pork and beans and breakfast cereal. We are open weekdays from 9-5 except Tuesdays. We are at 222 Furby Street.

  • Office admin note: Summer is especially hard on families who rely on school breakfast and lunch programs for their children. Please remember these families on your next shopping trip.

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Westminster News 
11 June 2017

Congrats!

Congratulations to our latest Westminster Newlyweds, Ryan & Nicole and Nolan & Stephanie, who were married here yesterday afternoon. We wish them God’s richest blessings.

Board meeting highlights

Highlights from the Board Meeting of May 23rd:

  •  Our Anniversary Service on November 5th will feature Devon Clunis, former police chief as our guest speaker.
  • Ceiling repairs above the 745 Westminster door are planned, with Heritage funding being sought.
  • Membership, Fellowship and Pastoral Care are beginning work on re-energizing the visitor program. Stay tuned for details on how we can all get involved.
  • A draft schematic prepared by Ministry & Personnel, outlining staff reporting lines was reviewed and referred to the committees involved for further discussion.
  • With Lynley and Ben moving on to new endeavours, we passed a motion to hire two choral scholars.

The Board meets next on June 20th

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Westminster News 
21 May 2017

Blossoms

Thanks & Congrats!

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Personal Hygiene Kit project for Bell Tower. The completed kits will now be passed on to Bell Tower for distribution.

Congratulations to Alec & Kelsey and Xin & Jie who were married here at Westminster yesterday afternoon. We wish each of them God’s blessing on their marriage.

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Westminster News 
7 May 2017

HeartGuy

Today!

Westminster Concert Organ Series presents … from St. Paul’s Cathedral, Simon Johnson in concert. Sunday, May 7th, 2:30 pm Tickets at the door.

Thank you!

Just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone for your help and support with our first Messy Church. Looking forward to continuing this area of ministry together in the fall — Teri.

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Westminster News 
12 March 2017

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to congregational member Val McIntyre — winner of the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers, in recognition of her exceptional volunteer contributions to the community.  We benefit from many of Val’s volunteer hours here at Westminster … well done Val, and we are grateful to you!

Please mark Sunday March 26 on your calendars … as this will be the next of Westminster’s special 125th Anniversary Series in worship.  We will be welcoming Charles Huband (and friends) to speak about the Westminster Housing Society.

Children’s Table

All children are invited to gather at the Children’s Table following the anthem for a quiet activity to help them engage in and experience the gospel message while allowing them to move around and explore in ways that come naturally to them. During Lent, we do not say or sing the word ALLELUIA. This is because Lent is a quiet, thinking time. We use the season of Lent to get ready for Easter. This Sunday at the Children’s Table colour your very own ALLELUIA and place it into an envelope to be opened at Easter, when we celebrate that Jesus is alive and say and sing ALLELUIA once again! For more information about the Children’s Table contact Teri Skakum, Child and Family Coordinator, at teri@westminsterchurch.org

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