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A Season of Peace

September 5 - October 3 We are all invited to join this four-week journey to focus on what it means to be a “people of peace.” This year’s theme returns to a text that the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program has used for a number of years to guide its work. It is the concluding hope of the second letter to the Thessalonians: “May the God of peace grant you peace at all times in all ways” (2 Thessalon…

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Between Here and There -- September 2021

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. – Lamentations 3:22-23 A big part of me wants to start this article with the line “Here we go again!” But the rest of me knows that it’s simply not accurate. Though for many of us it’s true that we’re diving into another fall of ministry, community, and life together…

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Cardio Kickboxing at the WROC

Mondays, September 13 – November 1 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Cost: $56 The WROC is offering a new class and a new instructor, Kristy Skerbetz. Kristy is a Certified Kickboxing Skills & Choreography Instructor and AFFA Group Fitness Instructor. She has been teaching group fitness classes for 12 years. Cardio kickboxing combines kickboxing moves with fast-paced cardio all set to great music! No equ…

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Celebrating 75 Years

Westminster Presbyterian Church celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. It is a foundation that has prepared us – and will inspire us – to continue to share God's love and meet the needs of God's people in a changing world. As part of the anniversary celebration, we will be asking you to share your memories – your experiences, your service, your stories. Details to follow. Start thinking of stori…

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Children's & Family Ministry -- September 2021

Welcome…back? Welcome to the new normal? Welcome…to something. It seems for the past year and a half it has been adjustment after adjustment, change after change. And just when we think we might be out of the woods, COVID cases are rising again. It’s been a pretty tumultuous time for everyone, but recently I’ve been trying to see the pandemic through the eyes of a child. On one hand, perhaps since c…

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Day Away

Friday, September 17 Spiritan Center, Bethel Park Join us for Day Away, a spiritual retreat, at the Spiritan Center in Bethel Park on Friday, September 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. During our time together we will enjoy warm hospitality, engage in small group discussion, and walk the beautiful grounds as we set aside time for prayer. Louise Rogers and Jo Forrest will lead the retreat. No…

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Food to Go Summer Success

Westminster provided 880 food bags to area children in need this summer. Thank you to everyone who made this program a huge success. You purchased and donated the food, counted, sorted, and organized our bagging process, and drove and delivered the bags. From June until the beginning of August, these bags help fill the void for children who rely on school breakfast and lunch as their only meals…

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