Westminster News 
20 August 2017

Random notes

This week we hold in our thoughts and prayers the Chinese United Church.

Rev. Sherri will be away for the month of August for some well deserved rest and relaxation. Should you require pastoral care during this time, please contact the office at 204-784-1330.  Rev. Don McIntyre will be leading the services for the month of August at Westminster.

Marilyn Thiessen, our Office Administrator, returns from vacation on Wednesday.

We extend our heartfelt condolences to Barbara Robertson, Kathy Lee and Garfield Lee on the passing of their mother, Katherine Lee who died on August 11, 2017.  The funeral will take place on Wednesday, August 23rd at 2pm at Westminster.

Annual Garage Sale & Korean Luncheon

Annual Garage Sale & Korean Luncheon, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 9am-2pm.  Hosted by Churchill Park United Church & Korean United Church-525 Beresford Ave (at Nassau).  See Bulletin Boards for more info.

Anniversary Events

  • Anniversary Book Study: Fishing Tips
    In preparation for the John Pentland Weekend, the same book study, offered in two different timeslots in the chapel. (facilitated by Rev. Sherri)
    • Sundays, Oct. 1, 15, 22/17   – 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
    • Tuesdays Oct. 10, 17, 24/17 – 1:30 – 2:45 pm
    Books are available in the church office @ no charge.
  • Sunday Sept. 24
    Special Anniversary service with guest speaker Mary Scott speaking about “Women and the Westminster Church Community”
  • Saturday Oct. 21
    Anniversary Dinner 5:30 pm (dinner at 6), Norwood Hotel, Marion St., Main floor Ballroom (easy access). Tickets available in the office or from Helen LaRue or Ted Barnett…$50.00 / $55.00 after Sept. 10, 2017
  • Saturday Oct. 28
    Westminster Congregational Workshop with John Pentland
  • Sunday Oct. 29 – 10:30 am
    Guest Preacher, John Pentland
  • Sunday Oct. 29 – 7pm
    An Evening with John Pentland (public lecture, all welcome)
  • Sunday Nov. 5 – 10:30 am
    125th Anniversary Service, with Guest Preacher Devon Clunis (retired Winnipeg Police Chief) and a special presentation from our choir and guest instrumentalists.