Archives: June 2021 - Westworth United Church

Congregational Email June 30, 2021

MINISTER’S MESSAGE This is a difficult time for our country. As we approach Canada Day, many of us are unsure how to mark it. I have always been proud of Canada, wearing my Canadian pin when travelling overseas, flying the flag on Canada Day and being grateful for the privilege of living in such a …Read more

Worship for July 4, 2021

Join us for joint worship with St. Andrews’ River Heights. Heather Robbins preaches and Amalia Hickerson is our soloist.  

June 27, 2021 Treaty Acknowledgement & Sermon: Rich in Grace by Loraine McKenzie Shepherd

Treaty Acknowledgement As we acknowledge that we live, work and worship on Treaty 1 land, receive water from Treat 3 land and receive hydro from all 5 treaty lands in Manitoba, today I would also like to acknowledge the deep pain and grief of Indigenous communities as they hear of more unmarked graves of their …Read more

Worship for June 27, 2021

Join us at 10:45 am for our first joint worship service of the summer with St. Andrews River Heights.  Loraine preaches on “Rich in Grace”. Christina Thanisch-Smith is our soloist.  

Congregational Email June 24, 2021

MINISTER’S MESSAGE This past week, our Visioning Committee met with Margerit R, a strategic planner who helps organizations assess their social impact and determine future direction on the basis of their social values. She is highly valued amongst Winnipeg non-profit organizations. She is also a good friend of mine. When I was talking with her …Read more

Open Hearted by Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd June 20, 2021

II Corinthians 6:1-13                                               Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable to you, our God. Psalm 133, whish we just sang as the hymn …Read more

Worship for Sunday, June 20

Join us for worship on Fathers’ Day. Loraine preaches on being Open Hearted. Martin Robson is our soloist

Congregational Email June 10, 2021

MINISTER’S MESSAGE We seem to have a continuous flood of global and national crises these days. After we grieved the loss of life in Israel and Palestine, we then mourned the loss of 215 children found in unmarked graves beside the Kamloops Residential School. We are still bracing ourselves for the discovery of more unmarked …Read more

Special Service for Sunday, June 13

Join Moderator Richard Bott in a special service celebrating the 96th Anniversary of the United Church of Canada. Richard is a creative liturgist who will lead us in inspirational worship. You are invited to have water ready for the service! There will be a Zoom Cafe following the service. A link has been sent out in …Read more

Interfaith Statement of Grief and Support

Interfaith Statement of Grief and Support for the Muslim family attacked in London June 9, 2021 As leaders and members of various, local faith communities, we are shocked and distressed about the hate-provoked, targeted attack on the Muslim family in London. We offer our deep condolences to the Muslim communities. We pray for the family …Read more