The Spire Online

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Westminster Seminars Online -- April 2021

APRIL SERIES (no seminar on Easter Sunday, April 4) April 11, 18, 25 Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Tillich John E. Wilson Niebuhr and Tillich were the most influential American theologians of the 20th century, and their influence and importance have continued into this century. They were at one time colleagues at Union Theological Seminary in New York; Tillich was later professor of theology at…

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Westminster Book Group -- April Meeting

Westminster Book Group Wednesday, April 28 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 meeting announcement on the church website. We will be reading Run by Ann Patchett. "Engaging, surprising, provocative and moving...a thoroughly intelligent book, an intimate domestic drama that nonetheless deals with b…

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Walk in the Spirit

You are invited to “see God in the everyday” and join us to Walk in the Spirit on Gilfillan Trail. While it is still difficult to offer group labyrinth walks and remain socially distant, the trail provides a familiar space for group walks. This is an occasion to walk with the intention of inviting the Spirit to be present as we commune with nature and enjoy casual conversation. Spiritual walking is …

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Adult Spiritual Development -- April 2021

SPIRIT -- Silence for Our Lives Lord Jesus, create in us silence so that we may listen to your voice in Creation and in the Scriptures, in events and in people, above all in the poor and suffering. May your word guide us so that we may experience the power of your resurrection and witness to others that you are alive in our midst as source of fraternity, justice, and peace. Amen. — Carmelite p…

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All Aboard the Rocky Railway -- Barefoot School 2021

Save the Date! Barefoot School, Westminster's Vacation Bible School, will be chugging along the railway June 21-25, 9:00 a.m. – noon. Children going into kindergarten through sixth grade are welcome to join and participate in the fun and learn about Jesus. This year, Barefoot School will take place at the church. COVID-19 precautions will be in place. Registration will begin May 1, 2021. Come a…

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Deacon Happenings -- April 2021

The Deacons work to serve Christ through caring ministries. At Westminster Church last year, many of the traditional caring programs were stalled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Our Deacons got busy and created new ways to care for the congregation and community while keeping safe. Here is a collection of the ways they are reaching out to our members and the wider community at this time and for…

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