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Other Support

Not all of our partner organizations fit neatly into one category. Durham Congregations in Action, for example, is an umbrella organization that initiates projects and reaches out in a variety of ways as needs in the community arise.

Program Support

At Westminster, we respond to whatever the greatest needs are following natural disasters for our local and global neighbors. Some recent examples include the Haiti earthquake and Raleigh tornado damage in April 2011. We stand ready to help in the aftermath of natural disasters.
Durham Congregations in Action (DCIA) is an interfaith, inter-racial organization of 58 local congregations. It has an excellent record of initiating and supporting many programs which help the homeless, the hungry, the sick and the poor, and of serving as a model of how people of different race, faith and culture can effectively work together in harmony to improve the community.
The Durham Crisis Response Center provides comprehensive shelter and support services in the Durham area to survivors and their families in the aftermath of domestic or sexual violence. Over the last twenty years, it has provided services to more than 20,000 women and children.
The largest conference center of the Presbyterian Church, Montreat serves over 35,000 people annually, resourcing, equipping, and renewing the whole church with over forty conferences, programs, events, and retreats. Its mission is to be a place where people encounter God through relationships, renewal, recreation, and rest.
The mission of New Hope Camp and Conference Center is to provide a place apart in a unique natural setting for persons of all ages and faiths to grow in their relationship with God, themselves, and others in an environment of Christian hospitality.
WPC supports the vision to foster a Hispanic ministry in our area, and specifically the Hispanic Presbyterian Church, which was chartered in 2005 in the New Hope Presbytery.
Share Your Christmas is a program of the Durham County Department of Social Services and The Volunteer Center of Durham that matches sponsors with needy families for the Christmas holiday. Each year, WPC receives a family “wish list” and provides presents for many families.

 

Facilities Support

Westminster shares its facilities with the following groups and organizations.

  • Mothers of Multiples
  • NAMI Family Support Groups
  • Nar Anon Support Group
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Overeaters Anonymous
  • Carolina Cablers
  • CHADD
  • Durham Roundtable
  • Executive Service Corps
  • Housing for New Hope
  • La Nueva Jerusalem Presbyterian
  • The Linus Project