Westminster Presbyterian Church seeks a Praise Band Director to direct all music activity at its 9 a.m. contemporary worship service each Sunday. Skills include singing and playing an instrument. Candidate must have a vibrant faith along with experience singing, playing an instrument (preferably piano) and directing singers and musicians in worship. This is a part-time position, up to 10 hours a week. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume to Pastor Wes Nordman at email@example.com
Preparing for Jesus’ birth should be a joyous time. Come celebrate and prepare with us for Christmas. Read the attached newsletter to see all the opportunities to be involved, including the Decorating Party this Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. – noon. We could really use some helping hands – and strong backs! Just show up and you will be greeted with open arms.
We’re looking for a part-time person (15 hours/week) to build a program that provides both spiritual and social development and fosters self-esteem for youths in grades 6-12. Selected candidate will lead or coordinate Sunday activities at both 9 and 11 a.m. services, weekly youth group meeting and fellowship outreach as well as coordinate with pastor for confirmation/commissioning program.
Pastor Wes challenged us, during his Oct. 16 sermon, to help shape Sacramento into a just, fair and safe community. A key step in that would be creating a new structure for the police commission. To lend your support to this proposal, sign the petition created by Area Congregations Together.
Everyone is invited to our Christmas Eve candlelight services on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016. Our historic church is beautifully decorated, the choirs have been busy practicing, children will be invited to bring a gift to Baby Jesus and everyone will get to hear the wondrous story of Jesus’ birth.
Services are held at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. The 7 is traditional, and includes a children’s message and music by our organist and chancel and bell choirs. The 11 p.m. is contemporary and features music by the Westminster Praise Band.
Everyone is invited to join us as we head to the Pioneer House on Wednesday, Dec. 14 to sing for residents. Song sheets will be provided. We’ll meet at the site (415 P St., Sacramento) at 5:45 p.m., as singing will start at 6 p.m. Bring a friend, a musical instrument or just yourself! It will be a great time.
Everyone is invited to attend Sacramento’s Interfaith Homeless Memorial Service to remember those who died on the streets in 2016. The event will be held Monday, Dec. 19 at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 2620 Capitol Ave., Sacramento at 7 p.m.
A special adult education program will be highlighted during the Advent season, which begins on November 27. The classes are free and open to everyone in the greater Sacramento community. Elder Robin Thompson will lead a discussion of Walter Brueggemann’s book Names for the Messiah. The hour-long sessions will be held at 10 a.m. Sundays in the Club Room, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11 and Dec. 18. Come to one or all.
Yesterday at Westminster, as worshipers arrived and departed, two men from an unknown Christian organization stood on the sidewalk next to our parking lot and verbally abused parishioners with offensive, hateful speech directed toward LGBT persons, their children and all of us who are committed to making this church a welcoming place for all.
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