The Spire Online

Welcome to the online version of the Spire.

If you prefer a printable version, view and download a printable PDF copy of any previous issue here.

A Haiti Child Sponsorship Celebration

S.C. has been sponsored by Andrée Jeffrey since 2017. S.C. is 13 years old in 6th grade. Andrée has been a child sponsor to other children over the past 20+ years. Sunday, April 10 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. North Entry Haiti has struggled with many difficulties, especially during the past couple of years. But La Croix New Testament Mission stands as an oasis for its students. The mission depends on spo…

Continue reading

Attention, Book Readers

Are you a reader like me, who still prefers to hold a book in your hands? I readily acknowledge the advantage of reading on a Kindle or an iPad. When you travel it’s so easy to download as many books as you can read on your trip. They are all there on one fairly small, light device. Not to mention you can enlarge the print on your screen to accommodate middle or old age eyes. And it comes with b…

Continue reading

Between Here and There -- April 2022

There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. – Matthew 28:2 Just the other night I was speaking with a friend about the excitement and energy that has been present throughout the community of Westminster over the past few months. Let’s be honest: while it would be untrue to say that there’s been no energ…

Continue reading

WPC logo

Easter Flowers 2022

Spring is just around the corner. The Chancel Guild is accepting memorial/honoree contributions for Easter flowers. If you would like to participate in this Westminster tradition, please make checks payable to “Westminster Presbyterian Church,” and write “Easter flowers” on the memo line. Checks and forms can be mailed, dropped off at the church office, or placed in the Sunday collection plate. Your co…

Continue reading

Easter Us -- Message from Jo Forrest

When Jesus entered Jerusalem the last week of his life, the crowds shouted “hosanna,” meaning “save us.” Those who gathered with their cloaks and palm branches wanted a savior of their own desires rather than the humble love that appeared on a donkey. How quickly he went from savior to criminal and later corpse. His followers witnessed his body slashed and pierced. He failed to overthrow the powers …

Continue reading

God in the Silence

The women who had come with Jesus from Galilee followed Joseph and saw the tomb and how his body was laid in it. Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes. But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment. – Luke 23:55-56 (NIV) Silence is a powerful tool. If you have ever been on the receiving end of the silent treatment, you know how uncomfortable silence can become. S…

Continue reading

It’s a Food Truck Party

It’s a Food Truck Party at Barefoot School 2022! Join us June 20-24, 2022. At Food Truck Party VBS, students will enjoy an interactive, energizing, Bible-based good time as they get on a roll with God. They will become Chefs and discover how we can turn to God in prayer every day to meet our needs and how we can join God in providing for the needs of others. After a high-energy opening assembly t…

Continue reading