Westminster Presbyterian Church
Let the doors of this church be a way to service.
Saturday Worship Service
Saturday worship at Westminster begins at 5:00 p.m. in Parish Hall.
The Rev. Christian K. Choi will preach on May 25. We are grateful for the innovative music provided by Deb Watts and the Westminster Jazz Trio. Members are encouraged to join us for this meaningful worship experience!
Sunday Worship Service
Sixth Sunday of Easter
May 26, 2019
8:30 a.m. Service in Parish Hall
10:00 a.m. Service in Sanctuary
Rev. Christian K. Choi will preach the sermon titled "Expecting the Unexpected" based on Scripture reading Acts 16:9-15 and John 5:1-9. The ministry of music will be provided by the Westminster Choir and Dale Rogers, organist.
On Baccalaureate Sunday, May 26, we recognize our graduating high school seniors during the 10:00 a.m. service. A reception in their honor will follow worship in Parish Hall.
Congratulations to these young people and Godspeed as they continue the adventure of life. Those attending will receive two gifts from their faith community: a copy of the PC (USA) Book of Common Prayer and a hand-knitted scarf.
Emma Batterman from SHS attending Loyola University.
Claire Bess from SHS attending Augustana College.
Will Formea from SHS attending University of Illinois - Springfield
Gabi Huston from Williamsville attending Butler University
Matthew Knox from SHS attending Duke University
Kaitlin Kruger from SHS attending University of Iowa
Ross Lochbaum from SHS attending Lincoln Land Community College
Olivia Pennell from Williamsville attending Kansas University
Talen Vogler from GHS attending San Diego State University
Jack Zerfas from SHS attending Miami University
WE WELCOME VISITORS!
Information about who we are is in our Welcome Brochure located in the pew pockets and on our website at www.wpcspi.org. Please complete the Ministry of Friendship folder located on the end of each pew.
Employment Opportunity - Administrative Assistant
Westminster Presbyterian Church is seeking an Administrative Assistant
to work Monday-Friday for 25 – 30 hours between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (with emphasis on Word and Excel), excellent keyboard skills, and the ability to multi-task and collaborate with team members are essential. The application form is available by clicking here and the job description is available by clicking here. Please print the application, complete it, and return the application with a letter of introduction no later than Friday, May 24, 2019. Background check and skills testing will be a part of the interview.
NEW MEMBER CLASS
SUNDAYS, MAY 26 AND JUNE 2 AT 11:15 A.M.
Friends and visitors are invited to a New Member Class on Sundays, May 26 and June 2, 11:15 a.m. in the Pastor’s Study. Anyone who has been visiting and would like to learn more about the church, its mission, and becoming a member is invited. The class will be led by the pastors. New members will be received at the 10:00 a.m. service on Sunday, June 9, following a special Session meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Consider Yourself Part of the Family
All-Church Cookout on Friday, June 7
The Sixth Annual All-Church Cookout to welcome new members will be Friday, June 7, 6:00 p.m. at the Kieffers’. Mark your calendar and plan to attend this festive evening hosted by the Membership Committee.
The congregation is invited! Please RSVP soon (click here to RSVP online or Sunday mornings) and let us know whether you will bring a salad, side dish or dessert. New members will be our guests. The evening will include a sing-along and boat rides.
With each new day, we reaffirm our common purpose
to join in the worshipful praise of God,
to teach children, to lead and inspire the young,
and to call everyone to life-long learning in the church,
to be influential participants in society by being accountable to the Gospel,to show the love and compassion of Jesus Christ toward each other,and toward those who are hurting,
to be a caring community welcoming both friends and strangers
to own our Presbyterian heritage, reformed and always reforming, to be prayerfully open to the renewing power of the Holy Spirit.
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Westminster Presbyterian Church is an Earth Care Congregation of the PC (U.S.A.), committed to caring for God's earth in worship, education, facilities, and outreach, promoting environmental stewardship in property decisions, administrative practices, and teaching. Click here to read the latest Earth Care tip.
Presbytery of Great Rivers highlighted WPC's Earth Care efforts in their weekly newsletter on
Mar. 28, 2019. Click here to read the newsletter, in which Dr. Peter Kieffer shares his passion of leading environmental justice ministry at Westminster. Westminster Earth Care Committee will participate in the 26th Annual Springfield Earth Awareness Fair on Saturday April 27, 2019 from
1 PM to 5 PM at the Old State Capitol.