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  1. News : Lovefeast Choir Needs You!

    Lovefeast at Westminster—Sunday, December 2, at 5:00pm—is a very special experience. Our Lovefeast Choir consists of singers drawn from the Chancel Choir and the congregation and community as a whole.  All are welcome!

    If you love to sing Christmas music, but don’t have time to be a regular member of the Chancel Choir during this busy time of year, here is your chance to join in the fun with a very limited time commitment. Lovefeast Choir rehearses only twice, and singers are encouraged to attend both rehearsals. But even if you can only attend one rehearsal, we want you to be part of the experience.

    Rehearsals will take place:

    •  Saturday, October 27, 1:15—2:15 pm, Music Room.  Come at 12:30 pm to join us for lunch and meet fellow singers.
    •  Thursday, November 29, 6:15—7:30 pm, Sanctuary. This last rehearsal will be our only one in the sanctuary, with the organ.

    On the day of Lovefeast, December 2, we’ll meet in the Music Room at 4:00pm for a brief warm-up prior to the 5:00pm service.  Dress is Christmas apparel of your choice—the more reds, greens, silvers, and golds, the better!  

    Contact:  Monica Rossman, 919-489-4974, ext. 113


  2. News : New Adult Church School Elective on Adolescent Anxiety & Depression

    Depression in adolescents has been on the rise in recent years. Beginning Sunday, October 28, Westminster will offer a new four-week program examining topics related to depression and anxiety among teens, the relationship of social media to these issues, a personal history of experience, and presentation by the Duke Center for Adolescent Substance Use Treatment (CAST). The program will meet on Sundays, at 9:45am in Room 204 of the Mission Center. All are welcome.

    Contact: Kristina Gilbert, Director of Christian Education (Interim)

     


  3. News : Hurricane Recovery Day-Trips to Wilmington

    Westminster is sending a team to the coast on Saturday, October 27, for “Days of Hope” with Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry (WARM). We’ll depart from the church at 6:30am, work from 9:00am-3:00pm, and then head back to Durham. No need to bring anything but yourself – WARM will have tools and waivers available at the worksite. To join the team, please contact Alex Stayer-Brewington. We’ll participate again in “Days of Hope” with WARM on Saturday, November 10.

     


  4. News : Gifts of the Heart Clean-Up Kits

    WOW: First Wednesdays
    November 7 | 6:00 – 8:00pm | Fellowship Hall

    We’ll assemble Gifts of the Heart Clean-Up Kits for our NC neighbors in need at our November WOW. WPC Youth will also have an opportunity to assemble the kits at one of their Sunday gatherings.

    Please consider donating the supplies needed. Each kit requires the following:

    • 5-gallon bucket with resealable lid
    • 5 scouring pads
    • 7 sponges (assorted sizes)
    • 5 dust masks
    • 50 clothespins, clothesline (100ft)
    • 50-78 ounce bottle of dry laundry detergent
    • 1 pair or work gloves
    • 2 pair latex gloves (ex: Playtex)
    • 12 ounce liquid concentrated household cleaner
    • 25 ounce bottle liquid disinfectant dish soap
    • 1 package of reusable cleaning towels
    • 24-count roll heavy-duty trash bags (33-45 gallon)
    • 6-14 ounce bottle of insect repellent (non-aerosol)

    Send liquids in plastic bottles; unopened products only. Please bring supplies to church by November 1 and place them in the yellow bin in the Mission Center.

    Contact: Kristina Gilbert, Director of Christian Education (Interim)


  5. News : One World Market, November 4  

    Durham’s only nonprofit store devoted exclusively to the mission of fair trade will be set up in the Fellowship Hall after both worship services on Sunday, November 4. Come do your holiday shopping and help provide a sustainable source of income for fair trade artisans.

     


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