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News - News, November

Pick Up An Advent Devotional

Advent devotionals are now available in the Narthex. This devotional offers spiritual renewal for you to focus on the coming Christ at the center of both the season and in your life. Beginning on the first Sunday of Advent and ending on Christmas Day, each day's devotional includes a suggested Scripture, a short devotion, and a closing prayer. Questions? Contact Jennie Clark.

Bring Back Your Giving Tree Gift!

December 1 in the Narthex
Thank you to everyone who took gift requests for those in need from Domestic Violence Center, Pocopson Home, Family Promise & Migrant Ministries over the last two weeks. Gifts are due back by Sunday, December 1. Questions? Contact Angela Emrich or Debbie Zakarian.

Salvation Army Ringers Needed!

We're looking for volunteers to work a two hour shift ringing a bell for the Salvation Army. Shifts are between 8am and 8pm. Signup in the fellowship area on Sunday, or by contacting Scott Seymour.
  • Nov. 29, Dec. 4, & 13 at ShopRite West Goshen
  • Dec. 6 & 16 at Acme in West Goshen

We're Almost There!

Thank you to everyone who has pledged to help our mission and ministry in 2020! Help us finalize our budget and reach 100% by pledging online or by bringing a pledge card to the church office. Church leaders are following up on outstanding pledges. Questions? Contact Donna Harrison.

Live Stream Our Christmas Concert

Not able to attend our Christmas concert in person this year? We have another option for you! We are pleased to announce we will be live streaming our 2pm December 14 concert by clicking this link, watching on our website, Facebook page, YouTube channel, or on the Boxcast.TV Roku channel or Apple TV app.

Volunteers Needed Next Week for Family Promise

Our Family Promise host week begins on Sunday. At current count, we will host three or four families evenings and overnights in the warmth and comfort of our church home. We are still looking for a few volunteers during the end of the week. Please check the sign up genius to see where you might help. Gift cards also needed from Giant, Costco and Visa as we purchase our food supplies for the week, and can be dropped off in the church office! Questions? Contact Jean Pitts, Ruth Simonson or Karen Bates.

Last Sunday to Participate in our Annual Giving Tree

The giving tree is an opportunity for you to fulfill holiday gift requests for those in need from Domestic Violence Center, Pocopson Home, Family Promise & Migrant Ministries. Visit the tree to select a gift request ornament. Gifts are due back by Dec. 1Questions? Contact Angela Emrich or Debbie Zakarian.

Almost There! Help Us Reach Our Budget Goal

Thank you to everyone who has pledged to help our mission and ministry in 2020! Help us finalize our budget and reach 100% by pledging online or by bringing a pledge card to the church office. Church leaders are following up on outstanding pledges. Questions? Contact Donna Harrison.

Last Week to Donate Dental Hygiene Items for CVIM

We're supporting CVIM in November with the following donations to be distributed to patients: toothbrushes (soft bristles), toothpaste with fluoride, dental floss and flossers, mouthwash (alcohol free), interproximal brushers, Nyquil capsules, Mucinex (Guaifenesin tablets), Delsym (Dextromethorphan), Robitussin (Guaifenesin tablets), Robitussin DM, Diabetic tussin, and Dayquil capsules. Collection bins are around the church. Questions? Contact Chris McCool.

Prepare Finals Week Grab & Go Meals

Join us in our efforts to feed hungry WCU students over finals week by preparing single serve Grab 'n Go meals. Our next delivery to the Resource Pantry is December 2nd. All fresh or frozen meal donations must be dropped off at WPC's kitchen by 12pm December 2nd. Questions or for more info, contact Dana Loundas.

Help Us Reach Our Giving Goal!

Thank you to everyone who has pledged to help our mission and ministry in 2020! Help us finalize our budget and reach 100% by pledging online or by bringing a pledge card to the church office. Church leaders are following up on outstanding pledges. Questions? Contact Donna Harrison.

Annual Giving Tree Starts Sunday

November 17 & 24 in the Narthex
The Giving Tree is an opportunity for church members to fulfill holiday gift requests for those in need from Pocopson Home, Domestic Violence Center, Migrant Ministries, and Family Promise. Visit the tree on Sunday to select a gift request ornament, and register your selection. Gifts are due back by December 1Questions? Contact Angela Emrich or Debbie Zakarian.

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Family Promise

Westminster will host Family Promise November 24 - December 1. Please share your Westminster hospitality with these grateful families! We need evening and overnight hosts and meal prep volunteers. Our hosts will need their child protection clearances. Click here to volunteer. Questions? Contact Jean Pitts, Ruth Simonson or Karen Bates.

Last Week to Donate to Our Children's Book Drive

Our preschool is collecting new or gently used children’s books for the Laundromat Library League in the West Chester area from November 4th- 22nd. This organization places library boxes full of books in laundromats as a way to get them into homes that may have few or none at all. They particularly need toddler board books. Collection bins located around the building. Questions? Contact Jackie Steinmetz.

Help Support Our Coat Drive!

Do you have a new or gently used winter coats in the back of your closet that you don’t wear anymore but would be welcomed by someone who doesn’t have one at all? We are collecting men, women, and children’s coats in the sanctuary during the month of November. Please make sure the coats are clean and if possible on hangers. We will deliver them to eight different partner agencies. Questions? Contact Laureen Smith.

All Christmas Concerts Are Sold Out!

We are sold out of tickets for the Christmas concerts. Thank you, see you at the concerts! For any questions regarding Christmas concert tickets call 717-455-0872. Thank you!

Dental Hygiene Items for CVIM

We're supporting CVIM in November with the following donations to be distributed to patients: toothbrushes (soft bristles), toothpaste with fluoride, dental floss and flossers, mouthwash (alcohol free), interproximal brushers, Nyquil capsules, Mucinex (Guaifenesin tablets), Delsym Dextromethorphan), Robitussin (Guaifenesin tablets), Robitussin DM, Diabetic tussin, and Dayquil capsules. Collection bins are around the church. Questions? Contact Chris McCool.

Volunteer with Family Promise on Saturday Night!

Westminster will host Family Promise November 24- December 1. Please share your Westminster hospitality with these grateful families! We need evening and overnight hosts and meal prep volunteers. Our hosts will need their child protection clearances. Click here to volunteer. Questions? Contact Jean Pitts, Ruth Simonson or Karen Bates.

Help Us Finalize Our Budget!

Thank you to everyone who has pledged to help our mission and ministry in 2020! Help us finalize our budget and reach 100% by pledging online or by bringing a pledge card to the church office. Church leaders are following up on outstanding pledges. Questions? Contact Donna Harrison.

Postponed: What Can One Parent Do?

The forum/workshop, What Can One Parent Do? Making a Difference in the Lives of Our Children, scheduled for November 9 has been postponed and will be rescheduled for early 2020. It is a follow up on The Tech Wise Family by Andy Crouch for discussion on raising healthy kids in 2019. Childcare and children’s activities will be provided which includes healthy brain and body building activities. Light lunch to follow.