Archives: November 2017 - Westworth United Church

Advent and Christmas Worship Services

Intergenerational Hanging of the Greens Sunday, December 3, 11:00 a.m. Worshiping with the story of symbols Taizé Advent Service Monday, December 4, 7:30-8:30 p.m. A quiet, candlelit service of silent meditation on an advent scripture passage and chants accompanied by flute  and piano, with opportunity for the lighting of prayer candles and anointing. West Broadway …Read more

Taizé Ecumenical Prayer

Refresh your spirit through our quiet, candlelit Taizé Ecumenical Advent Service with prayers, multi-lingual scripture readings, silent meditation and chants with flute and piano. There will also be opportunity for lighting prayer candles and anointing. Monday, Dec. 4 at 7:30 pm at Westworth United Church.

Becoming Fire

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                               Nov. 19, 2017 Matthew 25:14-30 Teilhard de Chardin wrote, “Someday, after we have mastered the winds, the waves and gravity, we shall harness for God energies of love. Then for the second time in the history of the world we will have discovered fire.” There is an ancient story that comes from …Read more

Why Canadians Remember

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                             Nov. 12, 2017 Remembrance Day      Luke 10:25-37; I John 3:11, 16-18 Today, we remember those who served in the Armed Forces. We remember those who lost their lives or their health—physical or mental. We also remember those who served on the sidelines—the women and men who kept the country going while others …Read more

Jaz Haz Productions

Friday, November 17th, 2017 at 6.45pm, Jazz Haz Productions presents ‘Tales of Foreign Lands and People’ a storytelling performance about diversity geared for ages 4-12 and their families.  Westworth United Church, 1750 Grosvenor Ave, Winnipeg , MB. Adults $10.00, children $5.00, families $20.00 Includes refreshments. Tickets available at the door.

Future Present

Westworth United Church and Interesting Theatre present Future Present: An Elleston Liddell Mystery by Tim Higgins on November 24th 7:30pm, 25th 7:30pm and 26th 2:30pm. Cast includes some familiar faces/voices from Westworth.  Admission $20.00 for adults and $10.00 for children and low income.  Tickets can be purchased at the door or in the narthex following …Read more

The Trouble with Titles

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                               Nov. 5, 2017 Matthew 23:1-12   I have often thought how delightful it would have been to hear Jesus’ teachings first hand. I have imagined myself to be one of the crowd, pressing around him, trying to catch every word, every nuance, every emotion of raised eyebrow and subtle smile. What a …Read more