News - News, June

Attend Camp SPARK's Closing Worship Service

11:00 am Friday, June 28 • Sanctuary 
Next week children will learn different elements of worship at Camp Spark including percussion/drumming reflection, stories told in freeze frame & drama, creative scripture reading, chorus/music, and liturgical dance/movement. On Friday morning, come out to support our children when they will lead us in an hour long worship in the various ways they’ve learned and practiced throughout the week.

Last Week to Register for the Choir Scotland Tour

June 19–27, 2025 • Glasgow, Oban & Edinburgh
Join The Westminster Chancel Choir on a performance trip to Scotland in June 2025. Choir members/singers will receive priority preference, but we anticipate extra room for non-singing members/friends of the congregation. Click here to see the itinerary. Registration is open now through Monday, June 24. Questions?  Contact Robbe Healey or Diane McFalls.

Westminster Thrift Shop's Summer Hours

The last day for thrift shop's regular hours is Saturday, June 29. The Thrift Shop is closed July 1 to July 7. Starting Monday, July 8 through August 21, the thrift shop will operate on its summer hours which is 10 am - 3 pm Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday. 

Last Week to Fill a Backpack

Send a child back to school well prepared through Bridge Academy in Coatesville. Buy a backpack and fill it with school supplies or buy specific items to fill a backpack. Click here for a full list of supplies. Money and Walmart gift cards are welcome, too! ($50 to fill a backpack or $75 to buy and fill a backpack.) Drop off the filled backpack or individual items in Café 10 West by June 30. Questions? Contact Laura Davis

Stephen Ministry Commissioning

9:30 am and 11:00 am Sunday, June 23 • Sanctuary & Live Stream
We will commission seven new Stephen Ministers during worship on June 23. These dedicated individuals attended weekly training sessions since early January.  They are now ready to begin their caring ministry!  We thank God for all our Stephen Ministers and pray that God will continue to bless this Ministry.  If you are one of the “all time” active or resting Stephen Ministers, please wear your badge on June 23. We will invite you to come forward for the commission blessing. Please help us celebrate the completion of this important training!

We welcome guest preacher, Dori Hjalmarson and Juan Rodas to Westminster.

We welcome guest preacher, Dori Hjalmarson and Juan Rodas to Westminster.

Dori is the mission co-worker serving in Honduras with the Presbyterian Church of Honduras. She was born and raised in the Southwest U.S. border region. Dori earned her master’s degree in divinity from San Francisco Theological Seminary and is third generation of Presbyterian pastors called to mission service in her family. She was also trained as a journalist at the University of Missouri and has worked as a reporter and editor.

Juan grew up fishing and farming. He became a Christian after meeting his future wife, Yolanda Samayoa, and became a pastor in his father-in-law's Presbyterian Church in Tegucigalpa. Over the past 25 years, Juan watched the Presbyterian Church in Honduras grow from 12 congregations to 30. He has three children and five grandchildren. Juan is currently moderator of the Honduras presbytery's board of directors and in general acts as a pastor to the pastors, visiting congregations and caring for leaders of the churches.

Last week to donate to the Pentecost Offering!

This offering supports the development of children, youth and young adults in our community and throughout the country. Westminster's local portion (40%) of the offering will go to Hearts Holding Hands (AHHAH). Donate to our Pentecost Offering.