Westminster News 
22 September 2019

Prayers & Praise

  • Please keep the congregation and staff of Kinosaosipi Keeanow United Church in Norway House, Manitoba, in your thoughts and prayers this week.
  • Many thanks to Lynne Mavins, who has filled in as our guest organist during for the last several weeks. Thank you Lynne!

Nathan and Brandon are getting married!

The congregation is invited to a potluck lunch following the service on September 29th to celebrate Nathan Poole and Brandon Johnston’s upcoming nuptials! If you would like to sign up to bring something to share at the luncheon, please do so in the Lecture Hall following the service, or just bring it that morning (we will collect dishes in the library before the service). As a gift, we are collecting money to contribute towards Nathan and Brandon’s honeymoon! If you would like to give, please see Katherine Abra or Maggie Hodson on Sunday mornings, or Marilyn in the office during regular office hours during the week.

Covenant Service

On Sunday, September 29 at 3:00 p.m. there will be a Covenant Service for Marc Whitehead at Crescent Fort Rouge. A Covenant Service celebrates the covenant between God, a community of faith, a minister and the wider United Church, represented by the Regional Council.


These Days

The New edition of These Days is here. You may find a copy on the hall or narthex tables in regular or large print.


This Week at Westminster

  • Sunday, September 22
    • Morning Worship, Sanctuary: 10:30 to 11:30 am
  • Monday, September 23
    • Sparks, Lecture Hall: 6:30 – 7:30 pm
    • Brownies, Concert Hall: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
    • Guides, Gym: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
    • Pathfinders, Library: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
  • Tuesday, September 24
    • Knitters, Chapel: 10:00 to 12 noon am
    • Staff, Library: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
    • Tai Chi, Lecture Hall: 5:30 to 6:30 pm
    • Beavers, Concert Hall: 6:30 to 7:45 pm
    • Cubs, Gym: 6:30 to 8:00 pm
    • Venturers, Board Room: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday, September 25
    • Families Anonymous, Library: 1:00 to 3:00 pm
    • Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Sanctuary: 7:30 pm
  • Thursday, September 26
    • Quilters, Library: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm
    • Tai Chi, Lecture Hall: 5:30 to 6:30 pm
    • Y-Not? Karate, Gym: 6:00 to 8:00 pm
    • Choir, Sanctuary: 7:00 to 8:30 pm
  • Sunday, September 29
    • Morning Worship, Sanctuary: 10:30 to 11:30 am
    • Potluck for Nathan & Brandon, Lecture Hall: after church

We all have a Reason to Care

Presented by Alzheimer Society of MB. (Learn about the disease, its impact on the person & their family & how we can extend support to those affected.) The Community Health and Wellbeing Program will take place at Temple Shalom, 1077 Grant Ave. at 1:30, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. All are welcome, especially those over 55. Entrance is free. Refreshments provided.


Praise and Worship

You are invited to attend a Praise and Worship service at Trinity United Church 933 Summerside on Saturday October 26,2019 at 7:00 p.m. Featuring Second Chance Band and a joint choir from Trinity United Church and Good Shepherd Anglican. Donations will be gratefully accepted in support of Just a Warm Sleep. For more information please see the poster on the bulletin board.


In the Key of Happy

John Black Memorial United Church presents ‘In the Key of Happy,’ a fundraising evening of musical entertainment featuring Celtic Country and Joyful Sound. Friday, September 27th, 7:00 to 9:30 pm, 898 Henderson Highway. Tickets $20 – call 204-661-2579 or see Marilyn here in the office.


Keep in touch!

We like to stay in touch with our Westminster family. If you’ve made some recent changes to your address, phone number or email address, drop us a line at info@westminsterchurch.org or leave us a message at 204-784-1330. We also send out notifications about important happenings via email. To be added to our group email list, contact us at info@westminsterchurch.org. If you would like to receive the Sunday bulletin by email every Friday, please email “bulletin” in the subject line to info@westminsterchurch.org. Your contact information will be kept confidential.


Greetings!

Greetings from the office of Prairie to Pine Regional Council. As we transition from summer to fall start up, schedules have not permitted the regular production and sharing of a Prairie to Pine Regional Council Weekly News. In the last one produced was August 29, 2019, you were made aware that there were some Covenanting services scheduled for the coming weeks. These are services of Celebration for those in the whole Regional Council area and the Regional Council is a part of this pastoral relations covenant. It is hoped that those in neighbouring Communities of Faith will make an effort to attend just as we did in the previous structures.

  • On September 22, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. there will be a Service Celebrating the pastoral relations covenant/new ministry between Prairie to Pine Regional Council, Atlantic Garden City United Church and Donald Schau. Atlantic Garden City United Church is located at 725 Atlantic Ave., Winnipeg. All are welcome!
  • On September 29, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. there will be a service celebrating the pastoral relations covenant/new ministry between Prairie to Pine Regional Council, Crescent Fort Rouge United Church and Marc Whitehead. Crescent Fort Rouge United Church is located at 525 Wardlaw Ave., Winnipeg. All are welcome!
  • On October 06, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. there will be a service celebrating the pastoral relations covenant/new ministry between Prairie to Pine Regional Council, Steinbach United Church, Paul Duval and Susan McPherson Derendy. Steinbach United Church is located at 541 Main Street, Steinbach. All are welcome!
  • On November 03, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. there will be a service celebrating the pastoral relationship/new ministry between Prairie to Pine Regional Council, Stonewall United Church and Tammy Bleue with refreshments to
    follow. Stonewall United Church is located at 369- 1st Ave. N, Stonewall. All are welcome!