Dec. 17 Bulletin

Westworth United Church 1750 Grosvenor Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba on Treaty One Territory in the heart of the Métis Nation 10:45 am December 17, 2017 Third Sunday of Advent   We Gather to Worship   Preservice music – by the Westworth Winds Flourish for Wind band, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, A Trumpeter’s Lullaby, In the …Read more

Westworth Community Events

All events run from 6.30-8.00pm January 12th—Board Games Night with a supper of ‘Taco in a Bag’ January 26th—A Westworth Rock Revival and Coffee house with our very own Haskins Street Band February 9th—‘Paint Night’ come and learn how to create your very own masterpiece (Sign up requested re supplies) February 23rd_-Family Movie Night with …Read more

Lessons and Carols 2017

The Westworth Senior Choir and their guest Vocal Ascent and harpist Richard Turner presented A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten.

Update on Syrian Refugees

This clip on the Syrian refugee family Westworth sponsored has been shown on nationally televised Jets games. http://www.sportsnet.ca/hometown-hockey/dr-oetker-giuseppe-pizzeria-hometown-al-ziab-family/

Lessons and Carols Evening Service

Westworth United Church Lessons and Carols December 10, 2017     7:00pm   Our service will proceed unannounced, as indicated in the bulletin.   Welcome                                                              Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd   Opening Prayer   A Ceremony of Carols                                Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) PROCESSIONAL Hodie Christus natus est: (Today Christ is born) Hodie Salvator apparuit: (Today the Savior appears) …Read more

Costly Grace

Loraine MacKenzie Shepherd                    A Reign of Christ                  Nov. 26, 2017 Matthew 25:31-46   This gospel story is one of my favourites. It is my guide when I wonder how I should respond to someone in need. If I see this person as Christ, does that change how I respond? This passage has also challenged my avoidance …Read more

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