This Sunday, February 2, is Souper Bowl of Caring. Our youth are collecting funds for the Honduran scholarship fund which helps Honduran youth continue their education beyond 6th grade. Our goal is to raise $3,000 to help fund the scholarships of 30 Honduran youth. After worship you will find youth holding soup pots out in the Narthex for your donation. Questions? Contact Chris Clark.
We're looking for volunteers to help bag lunches and deliver them to Safe Harbor in 2020. You would need to shop for supplies, assemble and deliver the bagged lunches. Click here to sign up. We're also looking for volunteers to prepare a dinner. Click here to signup. Dinners are prepared at home, and served to the women at the shelter. Questions or to volunteer, contact Angela Emrich.
The PCUSA Presbyterian Mission News Service wrote a nationally distributed article this week about the history of live streaming at Westminster, and the worshipping community at Maris Grove who watch the live stream every Sunday. Click here to read the full article.
Join us in preparing delicious casseroles for our vulnerable brothers and sisters in Philadelphia. Broad Street Ministry welcomes homeless people off of the street and serves warm, nutritious meals. Click here for a chicken casserole recipe. Please drop off casseroles by Feb. 15. For the other recipes or instructions, contact Dana Loundas.
We're collecting household items for Dawn’s Place, to support women affected by commercial sexual exploitation. Items needed: 30 gal. trash bags, toilet paper, paper towels, Kleenex, napkins, laundry and dish detergent, Swiffer Wet Jet refills, 1 gal. Ziplock, disinfecting wipes, bathroom cleaner spray, glass cleaner, hand soap, dryer sheets, and furniture polish. Place items in bins at church. Questions? Contact Diane DeSieno-Lane.
In 2020, our Outreach Team will relaunch our Care of Creation efforts, integrating our concern for the Earth into our congregation’s life and ministry in ways consistent with God’s call to care for creation. We are offering FREE reusable utensil kits to our members. By using the reusable straw and other utensils, Westminster contributes to the reduction of single-use plastics, which adversely affect the environment. Questions? Contact Ann Hatfield.
In January we are collecting household items for Dawn’s Place, to supports women affected by commercial sexual exploitation. Items needed: 30 gall. trash bags, toilet paper, paper towels, Kleenex, napkins, laundry and dish detergent, Swiffer Wet Jet refills, 1 gall. Ziplock bags, disinfecting wipes, bathroom cleaner spray, glass cleaner, hand soap, dryer sheets, and furniture polish. Place items in bins around the church. Questions? Contact Diane DeSieno-Lane.
Interested in being part of this year’s visit with the Estado 29 Orphanage in Ensenada, Mexico? This year's trip is July 24-August 1. Click here for an informational sheet which includes a form to be signed. There is also an online application. Click here to register. Questions? Contact Jon Frost.
Westminster’s Preschool begins registration for the 2020-2021 school year on January 14. We offer part-time morning and afternoon preschool classes plus extended day programs from noon until 2pm for children from ages 2-5. If you would like info about enrolling your child, contact the Preschool. Please keep in mind that our classes fill up quickly so don’t delay in getting in touch with us. If you are looking for a preschool spot for your child for the current school year, we also have spots available.