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  1. News : Mission Stitches’ January Sewing Days

    Mission Stitches is Westminster’s sewing guild that’s currently working on:

    • Assembling dresses for the Haiti Mission team to deliver on their trip this Spring, and
    • Constructing handsewn pillowcases for the pediatric units at both Duke and UNC hospitals.

    The dresses and pillowcases have been assembled into kits and are ready to be stitched together. Please join us and witness turning these kits into finished products! Drop by anytime on January 18-19, from 10:00am-4:00pm in Rooms 203 and 209. Bring your sewing machine or use one of ours. Sewing skills and experience aren’t necessary – our sewers will be happy to help and mentor you.

  2. News : February WOW: Experience Haiti!

    Save the Date!
    February 6 ~ Dinner at 5:45pm, Program at 6:30pm
    Join us for an immersion-like experience of Haiti’s beauty. It’s a way to bring Haiti to people who have never been there! There will be something for all ages, plus delicious Haitian food. Don’t miss it!

    Contact: Kristina Gilbert 

  3. News : Martin Luther King Jr. DAY OF SERVICE

    Honor Martin Luther King’s legacy of serving others by serving our community alongside our friends from the Divan Center, a mosque and Turkish cultural center in Cary.

    We’ll gather at WPC on Monday, January 21, at 7:30am for a light breakfast, then head out to serve in various locations in Durham (Habitat for Humanity, NCCU Food Pantry, Threshhold, and Hope Valley Elementary School). We’ll return to the church around noon to enjoy lunch and fellowship together.

    If you’d like to participate, please sign up today at Signing up in advance will help us better organize our teams and project deployment.

  4. News : Caroling for All Ages on December 19

    Take part in the Westminster tradition of Christmas caroling at the homes of some of our beloved members. Meet in the WPC parking lot on Wednesday, December 19, at 6:15pm, and we’ll caravan through our route. We’ll return to the church afterward for warm drinks and snacks in the Parlor. All are welcome!


  5. News : 2019 All Church Retreat: For the Beauty of the Earth

    2019 All Church Retreat: For the Beauty of the Earth
    Friday, February 8 at 6:30pm to Sunday, February 10 at 12pm | Montreat Conference Center

    Looking for a way to get to know fellow church members of all ages better?
    Looking for a chance to get away with your family?
    Looking for some time to reflect on God’s work in your life?

    If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, then come to Montreat! Westminster’s intergenerational All Church Retreat is a time for fellowship, fun, quiet, play, and study. This year, we’ll explore the theme of God’s gift of creation and our own creativity. What better place than Montreat to experience the holy in God’s amazing creation!

    There will be time for hiking, reading, napping, snow-tubing, and exploring Black Mountain on Saturday afternoon. We’ll have a BBQ dinner Saturday evening, followed by square dancing! The retreat will finish with a casual worship service on Sunday morning. Childcare will be available during our program and worship time for children ages four and younger.

    • Retreat Cost  (includes Saturday dinner) Family: $85; Single: $40
    • Lodging Cost  Please provide your lodging preference when you register; the planning team will assign rooms and email you your remaining balance. Due to limited availability, rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Cost below is for two nights’ lodging in the Assembly Inn.
      • One room (2 twin beds) with private bathroom: $170
      • Two rooms with adjoining bathroom: $280
      • Room share: $85
      • Private homes are available for rent around Montreat if you want to get together with a few people/families.
    • Food Cost Meals at Assembly Inn offer a great variety for everyone. Saturday dinner is included in the cost of the retreat. You MUST sign up for the meal plan (Saturday breakfast, lunch; Sunday breakfast) if you stay at Assembly Inn. Cost: Adult (12 and older) – $28; Child (age 5-11) – $14; Child 4 and under – free.

    Register now at or complete a registration form from the Mission Center by Sunday, January 6. Refunds cannot be made after January 6.

    Contact: Kristina Gilbert