Archives: September 2015 - Westworth United Church
Quilts for Refugees Dedicated
On Sunday, September 27 the Westworth congregation dedicated the quilts for the Syrian refugee families we are helping to sponsor. There are twenty one quilts, one for each family member. The photograph shows some of the people who worked on the quilts as well as members of the refugee committee.
Cherub Choir Starts
Calling All Children! Cherub choir is beginning their year of music and there is lots of room for children aged 4 1/2 and up. We meet each Sunday morning from 10:15-10:45 in the parlour . If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the cherub choir director, Jewel Casselman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Westworth Winds Starts
The Westworth Winds will begin their rehearsals on Sept. 20 at 9:30 a.m. in the church basement. Please come if you are interested in playing within a band setting and in adding to the music ministry of our church services. More information …
Messy Church is Back
Missed Messy Church? Join us for supper, children’s program and adult café on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The Joint Needs Assessment Committee (JNAC) will lead the adult café to give those who attend a chance to offer their thoughts and hopes for Westworth’s future. A sign-up sheet is in the Narthex or …Read more
Rev. Dr. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd, Westworth United Church, September 13, 2014 Proverbs 1:20-33; James 3:1-12 I was tempted only to use the first part of the lectionary reading from Proverbs where Wisdom calls out to us in the street. I wanted to skip the part where Wisdom scoffs at our misfortune when we don’t follow …Read more
Westworth Choir Seeks Members
Do YOU have a voice that’s waiting to be heard? The Westworth Senior Choir has started their music ministry for the fall season. The choir rehearses on Thursday nights at 7:30. We extend a warm invitation for you to join this dynamic group! Singing in a choir is a great way to improve your physical …Read more
Rev. Dr. Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd, Westworth United Church, September 6, 2015 Prov 22:1-2, 8-9, 16, 22-23; James 2:1-10, 14-17 “Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” The first reference to this old adage has been traced back to an African Methodist Episcopal Church publication in 1862, presumably when the …Read more
Quilts for Refugees
A Westworth group which has made quilts for the Syrian refugee families we are helping to sponsor has been featured on the news. The refugee families should be arriving sometime this fall. Winnipeg Free Press CBC The National