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  1. News : Aperture: Third Wednesday

    Aperture: Third Wednesdays 
    Wednesday, May 15 – Dinner at 5:45pm, Program at 6:30 pm
    Speaker: Tom Miller of Preservation Durham

    Come and hear the fascinating histories of white and African-American cemeteries in our city. Tom Miller of Preservation Durham regularly researches and writes about the history of Old Durham homes and cemeteries. He developed a tour of Maplewood Cemetery, which is given on a regular basis, and is working on the preservation of Geer Cemetery and a tour of Beechwood Cemetery.

    Dinner will be served at 5:45pm in the Fellowship Hall. Cost is $5 per person, $3 per child (under 12), and $20 max per family. Sign up by May 13 at

    Contact: Kristina Gilbert

  2. News : Pillowcase Palooza

    It’s a Pillowcase Palooza!
    May 3-4, 10:00am-4:00pm

    WPC’s Mission Stitches sewing ministry has set a goal of making 100 pillowcases this month for Duke and UNC’s pediatric hospitals. Pillowcase Palooza will be held May 3-4, 10:00am-4:00pm, in Rooms 203 and 209. Anyone can participate – the pillowcase kits are easy to assemble, and sewing mentors will be on hand to guide you. This is a great project for learning to sew or refreshing your sewing skills. Join us!

  3. News : Chancel Choir’s Spring Program

    Chancel Choir’s Spring Program
    Sunday, May 5, 7:00pm, Music Room

    A fitting way to conclude Music Recognition Sunday, the Chancel Choir’s annual program salutes our beloved musical traditions and our wonderful choir. This year’s theme is “The Christian Year in American Choral Music.” You’re sure to be moved and inspired by this incredible music, which includes a wide variety of choral anthems and beloved hymns. The Chancel Choir’s spring programs are always interactive, involving the audience in a significant way. A reception will follow in the Parlor. Please join us! Child care is available upon request only (please notify us by May 1).

    Contact: Monica Rossman 

  4. News : Holy Week Schedule

    April 18 – Maundy Thursday
    7:30pm Worship

    Come remember the intimacy of the upper room and the Last Supper as we gather around the table in communion. Remember the words Jesus gave us as he departed, his agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, his betrayal by Judas, his final hours on the cross.



    April 19 – Good Friday
    12:00pm Worship
    2:00pm Prayer Walk of the Passion

    Our doors will be open to all who wish to worship on Good Friday at 12:00 noon. At 2:00pm, we invite you to experience “Prayer Walk of the Passion,” an interactive, intergenerational event depicting the transformative moments of Holy Week. I encourage you to take this opportunity to slow down and think deeply about what Jesus accomplished through the cross. This is a wonderful thing for kids and families to do together. Sign up at


    April 21 – Easter Sunday
    Resurrection of the Lord

    8:30am & 11:00am Worship  Special music by Chancel Choir and Brass Ensemble
    9:45am Potluck Easter Brunch  Bring your favorite breakfast dish to share; beverages provided.

  5. News : Celebrate Someone Special: Easter Lily Donations

    If you’d like to donate toward the Easter lilies in honor, memory, or celebration of your loved one(s), please give online at, or complete the form included in Sunday’s bulletin insert. Dedications are $10 each. Please make checks payable to WPC with “Easter Lilies” in the memo line. Place your form and check in the offering plate or bring it to the church office.
    Dedications will be published in our Easter bulletin. Donated Easter lilies will adorn our Memorial Garden on Easter Sunday. If you make a donation and would like to have a lily, feel free to take one from the garden after the 11:00am service on that day.

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