Archives: December 2020 - Westworth United Church

Worship for Sunday, December 27 2020

Join us at 10:45 am on Sunday as Loraine tells the story of some favourite Christmas carols. Christina Thanisch-Smith is our soloist.

Dec. 27, 2020 Carols & Their Stories

Dec. 27, 2020 Carols & Their Stories Pre-recorded, made available at 10:45 am Welcome & Announcements Welcome to St. Andrew’s River Heights Next Sunday join St. Andrew’s River Heights for their online service beginning at 10:30 am 10 we welcome Rev. Earl Gould to lead us in online worship. He will be on call for …Read more

Christmas Eve On-line 2020 Intergenerational & Communion Service

Christmas Eve On-line 2020 Intergenerational & Communion Service Welcome & Announcements Next Sunday will be a service of Christmas Carols and their stories with Christina T.-S. St. Andrew’s River Heights will join us online. 3 we encourage Westworth to watch St. Andrew’s River Heights service from their website—will give our online worship team a well-deserved …Read more

Christmas Eve Worship

Our worship service for Christmas Eve has been pre-recorded and will be available for viewing on our YouTube channel at 4:30 pm on December 24. It will be an all ages service which will include a children’s story and the celebration of Holy Communion. Have your elements ready if you would like to take part. …Read more

The Sacrament of Waiting

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                                                      Dec 20, 2020 II Samuel 7:1-11, 16; Luke 1:47-55   King David was finally resting after significant accomplishments. …Read more

Congregational Email Dec. 17, 2020

Congregational Email Dec. 17, 2020 Dear Congregants, “A blessing speaks from God’s mysterious heart into our own heart, meeting us in our ache for connection and presence,” writes Rev. Jan Richardson, a United Methodist minister in her book Circle of Grace. Do we ever ache for connection and presence with our loved ones this Christmas! …Read more

Worship for December 20, 2020

Join us on Sunday at 10:45 am for worship for the Fourth Sunday of Advent. We welcome back Christina Thanisch-Smith as our soloist and reader. The technical problems over the last couple of weeks should now be resolved. If there are further problems, we will try to post an edited version of the service on …Read more

Sacrificial Love

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                                           Dec 13, 2020 Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; I Thessalonians 5:16-24   May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, our God. We have heard …Read more

Congregational Email Dec. 11, 2020

Congregational Email Dec. 11, 2020 Dear Congregants, These have been quite the challenging last few days. Although it was not a surprise, it was still difficult to hear Dr. Roussin’s words that families should not gather together for Christmas. Households need to remain separate. Single people should only meet with one other person. Wow. But …Read more

Worship for December 13, 2020

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The first service at Westworth United Church was held on December 10, 1950. A slideshow during the Passing of the Peace will mark this 70th anniversary. (This is a slightly edited version of the livestream which corrects a problem with the sound at the start.)