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Westminster Seminars Online -- Lenten Series

March 7, 14, 21, 28 Forgiving: The Gift That Makes Life Better The Rev. Dr. Graham Standish Of all the qualities Christ has taught us to have, being forgiving is perhaps the hardest. Why? Because our wounds demand retribution. Our scars call out for self-protection. Jesus calls on us to follow God’s way, not pain’s way, but that is so hard to do in the moment. The Rev. Dr. Graham Standish will lea…

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Westminster Book Group -- March 2021

Wednesday, March 31 Noon – 1:15 p.m. The next meeting of the Westminster Book Group will be on Zoom and in Room 238. The zoom link can be found in the online meeting announcement on the church website. We will be reading The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure. "A beautiful and elegant account of an ordinary man's unexpected and reluctant descent into heroism during the second world w…

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Baby Bundles Ministry

The Baby Bundles team at Westminster is part of Outreach and we have lots of fun! Most of us are grandmas who don’t have any new babies to knit blankets for, and we all love babies and making baby blankets. That’s how Baby Bundles got started. We make baby blankets and then bundle up infant clothing and a digital thermometer. These bundles then go to East Liberty Family Heath Care Center where the…

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Peace and Justice Committee Hosting Watch Party, Discussion

The Peace and Justice Committee is focusing on anti-racism this year, promoting various activities and a periodic newsletter. Systemic racism is extremely complex because it is woven so deeply and pervasively into our culture and history. To try to understand it better, we are exploring different aspects of it. In March we are sponsoring a “watch party” and discussion of the film The Hate U Give via…

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Town Hall South Philanthropic Mission 2019-2020

The Town Hall South Speaker Series (THS) is a nonprofit outreach of Westminster Presbyterian Church. The mission of THS is to provide an enrichment program for the community through quality lectures and to engage the public in reflection and dialogue on key issues of the day. Equally important, THS provides outreach to the community through philanthropic gifts to a wide range of local…

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Easter Giving -- March 2021

Due to the unprecedented times and the many variables we currently are dealing with, only a few Easter flowers will be required to decorate the sanctuary this year. The Chancel Guild and Deacons have joined forces to decorate the sanctuary and help individuals in need during these difficult times. If you wish to contribute to the memory or honor of a loved one, you may do so by completing the…

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Show Me Your Ways, Lord

“Show me your ways, Lord, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long. Remember, Lord, your great mercy and love, for they are from of old.” -- Psalm 25:4-6 (English Standard Version)

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