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
All interested hikers and walkers in invited to a group outing to Angel Island on Saturday, Mar. 17. Some participants plan to hike to the top of the island (Mt. Livermore) to enjoy the view, which is about 5 miles round trip (800 feet elevation gain). For those who don’t plan to participate in this hike, there are still many ways to enjoy the day. This includes walking, biking, and even playing on the small beach.
Handbells are looking especially for those who read music—no handbell experience required! Rehearsals are every Thursday, 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. Bell choir plays in one 11 a.m. service each month through June 3.
The Chancel Choir is mainly looking for tenors (female or male) and basses, but anyone interested in joining is welcome! No previous choir experience or music-reading ability required, but must be able to sing in tune. Chancel Choir rehearses every Thursday, 7 – 9 p.m. We sing in the 11 a.m. service every week through June 3.
Westminster’s 2017 Annual Report is now available. Read up on the ministry teams’ many happenings in 2017 to prepare for the congregational meeting & brunch on Feb. 25. This report also includes Westminster’s 2017 financial information, as well as the 2018 budget.
There is a limited supply of printed copies placed throughout Westminster (look for the bright green cover), but this year we are encouraging everyone to request a digital copy of the report so that we can save some paper.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, Mar. 10, when Presbyterian Women will host the annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner at 5 p.m. in the Social Hall. We’ll have plenty of delicious food—corned beef OR Irish-style chicken, potatoes & carrots, cabbage, soda bread, and fruit salad, AND dessert & beverages.
There will also be live Irish music with Linda Keen and raffle prizes! The cost is $20 for adults, $5 for children. Tickets will be on sale after Sunday services in mid to late February…or call church office to reserve your spot. The last day for reservations is Mar. 5.
All are invited to attend Presbyterian Women’s annual movie night on Friday, Feb. 9 in the Club Room. A SOUP-er supper will be served at 6 p.m. and the movie will start at 6:30 p.m. And of course there will be plenty of lemonade and popcorn for everyone, too!
This year’s movie is Hidden Figures, which tells the story of a team of African-American mathematicians who faced racism and sexism while serving a vital role at NASA during the early years of the U.S. Space Program.
Our popular Connecting on Wednesdays (C.O.W.) series returns Feb. 21 and will run every Wednesday through Mar. 21. Join us for a light dinner and fellowship in the Club Room at 5:45 p.m., followed by classes from 6:30 – 7:30 or 8 p.m. (depending on which class you attend). We will be offering the following classes:
This Lenten season (beginning Feb. 14), we challenge YOU to abstain from one meal a week and donate the money you would have spent on that meal to a local homeless & hunger organization/ministry.
PCUSA also encourages those participating in any type of hunger challenge to watch A Place at the Table, a documentary that examines hunger in America and its implications on our economy and society. It is available for rent on Amazon, YouTube, and iTunes.
Mark your calendar for Sunday, Feb. 25 when we will come together for our annual congregational meeting and brunch.
A potluck brunch will begin at 9:30 a.m. (please bring something the share), and the meeting will start at 10.
Hear from Westminster’s ministry team leaders on church happenings in 2017…this is an open opportunity for members to ask questions about church activities, processes, and procedures. Annual reports will be available in the weeks leading up to the meeting for you to read ahead of time.
Our annual Vacation Bible School depends on the help of dozens of adult and teen volunteers. No matter your age, there’s always a way you can help!
This year’s VBS runs June 18-22, 9 a.m.-12 noon. The theme is Rolling River Rampage: Experience the Ride of a Lifetime with God. If you would like to volunteer for this fun-filled week, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Westminster is offering various programs, classes, and services to make the Lenten season more meaningful for our members and friends. Download the brochure for a complete schedule of all upcoming Lenten events.