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WROC Talk: Success with Perennials

Experience the joy of gardening with perennials this year! Tuesday, April 26 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Fellowship Hall Cost: Free; registration required. Instructors: Russ and Melanie Bedner Experience the joy of gardening with perennials this year. Presenters Russ and Melanie will cover the basics to get you started with confidence, plus show you some of their favorite plants and how to use them. You w…

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Mission on the Move: Grace Memorial Presbyterian Church

Grace Memorial Presbyterian Church, the oldest African-American Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, was organized January 12, 1868, and celebrated over 150 years of ministry a few years ago. Their mission is to win souls for Christ by proclaiming the gospel in word and deed. Henry Highland Garnet, a former slave, came to Pittsburgh in 1868 after being appointed as the new…

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Popular Speaker Series Returns

Town Hall South Speaker Series is delighted to announce the return of the series for the 2022-2023 season. The previously announced slate of speakers, twice postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, remains intact. The upcoming schedule includes: Dan Rather October 11, 2022 Dan Rather is a living witness to history, having covered the biggest news stories of our time for more than 60 years. His…

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Notes from the Endowment and Special Gifts Fund

We thank Janis Davis who recently stepped off of our committee for her many years of support for the endowment. She recently provided the committee with a history of the fund from the humble beginnings in 1995, the growing support from senior pastors and the congregation, the growth strategy under Dr. Stuart Broberg in 2004-2005, and the additions to the fund from the New Cornfield and Forward in…

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Welcome Carol Webber

Westminster welcomes our new Director of Finance and Operations Carol Webber. Carol comes to Westminster with over 25 years of accounting experience. She is a certified public accountant. Her experience is in managing accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, payroll taxes, general ledger and preparing financial statements. She has hands-on experience with streamlining departments and…

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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…

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