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  1. Articles & Resources : Sunday Worship Services Now on YouTube

    Our Sunday morning worship services will broadcast on Westminster’s YouTube channel on Sundays at 11:00am. It’s easy to watch! Here’s what you need to know:

    • Go to https://bit.ly/WPCyoutube to reach Westminster’s YouTube channel, and click the video you want to watch.
    • We’ll also post a direct link to the channel on the home page of our website and a direct link on our Online Worship Services page.
    • Hover your mouse over the lower part of the video to bring up the video controls. Click the “CC” icon there to turn on closed captioning, if it’s helpful to you.
    • You don’t need to have a Google or Gmail account to access Westminter’s YouTube channel and watch our videos, but it’s free to create one. Click here to learn how.
    • If you have an account, you can comment in the live-chat box as the video is streaming (upper right corner of screen). You can also subscribe to our channel and receive notifications when new videos are loaded there.
    • Please note: The embedded video on the worship services page of our website does not show the YouTube live-chat window. Live-chat only shows up on YouTube watch pages, not on embedded players. To view the live-chat, you need to pivot to YouTube.com by clicking the YouTube icon in the lower right corner of the embedded video. Or, you can visit the WPC channel directly on YouTube at https://bit.ly/WPCyoutube, or by navigating to YouTube.com and typing “Westminster Presbyterian Church Durham” in the app’s search bar.

    Questions? Please send an email to westminster@wpcdurham.org, and our staff will be happy to assist you.


  2. Online Worship Services : April 19, 2020: “A Blessing We All Need”

    Sermon by Chris Tuttle

    Psalm 16: 1-11 | John 20:19-31 | Watch now


  3. Online Worship Services : April 12, 2020 – Easter Sunday – “Reflections from the Garden”

    Sermons by Alex Stayer-Brewington, Chris Tuttle, and Cherrie Barton Henry

    Psalm 118 | John 20:1-18 | Watch Now


  4. Articles & Resources : Maundy Thursday Worship-at-Home Materials

    “Maundy” comes from the Latin word mandatum, or commandment, reflecting Jesus’ words “I give you a new commandment.” It was on this day that Jesus had his last meal with his disciples. Jesus broke bread, washed the disciples’ feet, and hinted at his coming crucifixion and betrayal. At the time, the disciples did not realize the significance of this moment, but now we recognize how powerful and special this last supper was. As a result, it is our Christian tradition to celebrate this evening with the gift of worship and the sacrament of Communion, just as the disciples did on that night. 

    This year, many of us are unable to gather together in person to share in Communion, so our staff has created an at-home liturgy to remind us that God meets us at every table. 

    There are two versions of the Maundy Thursday Home Worship – one for individuals and one for families or groups. Individuals are also invited to join Marietta for their Maundy Thursday worship through the Zoom video-conferencing platform on April 9 at 6:00pm. 


  5. Online Worship Services : April 5, 2020 – Palm Sunday

     Sermon by Alex Stayer-Brewington

    II Samuel 6: 12-23  | Matthew 21: 1-17 | Watch Now


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