Westminster Presbyterian Church
Let the doors of this church be a way to service.
Sunday, December 4
Second Sunday of Advent
Advent Celebration follows service
The Reverend Dr. Blythe D. Kieffer will preach the sermon "The Tree of Life" based on Isaiah 11:1-10 and Matthew 3:1-12. The music will be provided by Westminster Choir and Dale Rogers, organist.
Hanging of the Greens Musical Presentation - The morning includes a special musical presentation of the “Hanging of the Greens” by Westminster Choristers (Grades 3-5) and the Children’s Choir (Grades K-2) under the direction of Katie Moore, Director for Children’s Music during the worship service.
Advent Celebration - A reception in Parish Hall will follow worship and include a festive brunch, the singing of Christmas Carols, the creating of ornaments, the preparing of paperwhite bulbs, and the decorating of Christmas cookies. Children who were not in Sunday School on November 27 will have the opportunity to create an advent wreath for home.
Christmas Music and Decoration Fund
Members and friends are invited to make a suggested donation of $25 to support Westminster’s decorations funds, which includes the poinsettias. Donations of $25 or more to the Special Music Fund are also accepted at this time. You may click here to donate online and send wording for the bulletin. Please submit your donations with your desired wording and dedications for the Christmas Eve bulletin by Monday, December 12. Thank you for your generosity!
Christmas Joy Offering
The Christmas Joy Offering is an annual special collection of the PC(USA) during Advent. It supports church workers and families in times of need and funds scholarships for racial/ethnic students. Please look among your offering envelopes for those specifically marked to give toward this special fund, and nurture the promise of future leaders and those who serve the church. Click here to give to the Christmas Joy Offering online.
Thank You for purchasing gifts for the
Contact Ministries Families!!
All Wishlist items have been selected! We are thankful to those who purchased items for the transitional families. If you need help identifying the wish number and family for the label, please contact Jennie Alt for assistance.
Hunger Ministries at Westminster
Click here for information on our Hunger Ministries.
Click Here to sign-up on for the Little Pantry, Helping Hands,
and for Give-a-Meal-a-Month for Central IL Foodbank.
Westminster's Mission Statement
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.
Please click the above link to sign-up for the WPC Nursery Guild.