Events

Coming Events


 

 

Ongoing Events


For a more comprehensive listing of happenings around Westminster, click here for our online calendar.

Click here to GETconnected to a fellowship group, interest group, dicipleship group or outreach opportunity!

Deadline: Sunday, December 10

Poinsettia Dedications


Poinsettia arrangements grace our Sanctuary each Christmas Eve in memory or honor of our friends and family members.

Click here to submit your poinsettia dedications today.

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Yoga in the Overlook Room


This is a gentle yoga class open to all levels. Bring your own mat, or one will be provided. Contact: Claire Coenen

Tuesdays: 8:30 - 9:30 am

Thursdays: 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Not meeting November 23, December 21 and 26.

   


Every Wednesday

Joy In Learning: Weaving


Every Wednesday
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Parlor

Not meeting November 22 or December 27

Contact: Beth Drake

   

Each Wednesday this fall
5:45 pm

Wednesday Night Dinner


Join us for dinner in Fellowship Hall.

No dinner on Wednesday, November 22.

Please save your spot by Tuesday @ 10:00 am.

Click here to make your reservations.

   

Wenesdays, November 2017 - February 2018

Room In The Inn


Since 1986, local congregations have opened their doors during the winter months to welcome our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness with food, fellowship, a safe environment, and a warm place to sleep. This important ministry is called Room In The Inn, and Westminster needs as many people to sign up for it as possible! Click here to learn more and sign up!

 

   

November 1-December 13 (Wednesdays)

Divorce Adjustment Group


6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at WPC

This six-week nondenominational program is designed to assist individuals in adjusting to the end of their marriage.

Contact: Trisha Biggs

 

   
 


November Events


   

November 12-18

Gatlinburg Area Work Trip


A team will travel to the Gatlinburg area to assist people who were affected by last year's forest fire. All types of work, from cleaning and painting to carpentry, will be conducted.

Contact: Joe Gaines.

   

November 18

Joy In Learning: Weaving


Every 3rd Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm  •  Overlook Room
Bring your lunch or lunch from The Picnic ($10)

Contact: Beth Drake

   

November 19

Generosity Potluck


Come one, come all to the Congregational Potluck Luncheon in the Fellowship Hall on Sunday, November 19. The luncheon will begin immediately after the end of the 11:00 am worship service. The church will supply the main dish and drinks, and we hope you will bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share for 10 – 12 people!

Click here to RSVP now!

 

   

November 23-24

Happy Thanksgiving!


The church campus will be closed November 23-24 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

 

   

November 28

Westminster Book Group


9:30 a.m. Fellowship
10:00 a.m. Book Discussion
Overlook Room

Jaheewah - God of the Winds
by John Arnn
Presented by John Arnn

Contact: Carolyn Harris

   

November 28

God on Tap


6:00 - 8:00 pm at Smith & Lentz

A bi-monthly gathering to explore the role of faith in our lives and other topics and questions of theology.

Contact: Rachel Pence (text: 904-536-0097)

   

November 29

Looking for Light: An Advent Event


Following Wednesday Night Dinner

We will fellowship together and make a variety of pieces to help each family mark Advent at home. We will make an Advent table runner for your home and an Advent calendar to take home as well. These will be fun, easy projects to help you prepare for Emmanuel together.

Click here to make your dinner reservation.

   
 


December Events


   

December 3

Alternative Christmas Gift Market


Fellowship Hall 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

An opportunity to avoid the "maul at the mall" and to give gifts that give twice. An enjoyable and hassle-free shopping experience, with holiday music and refreshments, as you visit with representatives of the agencies and organizations your gifts support.

Helpers needed! Contact: Stephanie Hardcastle

   

December 3

Annual Youth Bake Sale


In addition to the Alternative Christmas Gift Market, the Youth and Families Committee is hosting our annual Christmas Bake Sale. When you're baking for Thanksgiving, would you please consider baking an additional cake, pie or coffee cake and donating it to this sale?

Contact: Keith McCord

   

December 3

Service of Hope and Healing


7:00 p.m.  •  Sanctuary

This special service of hope and healing is a time for scripture, prayer and the lighting of candles. If you have experienced a loss in your life, then you, your loved ones and friends are invited to join us in a service that will affirm our hope, will acknowledge our pain, and seek to discover the Light that shines in the darkness.

   

Starting Wednesday, December 6

Women's Bible Study


6:30 - 8:30 pm at Westminster

New women's Bible study for women in their 20's and 30's who are interested in a small group with focused discussion geared towards the female lens. All are welcome! Childcare will be provided.

Contact: Rachel Pence (text: 904-536-0097)

   

December 10

Youth Caroling at Park Manor


Youth will sing carols and visit with the residents at Park Manor.
   

December 12

Women's Covenant Group


Overlook Room
11:30 am - Lunch. Bring a sandwich; drinks provided.
12:00 pm - Meeting and Program

Guest Speaker: Lena Levendoski of Strick's Gift

Contact: Elaine Williams or Sarah Wilkerson

   

December 12

God on Tap


6:00 - 8:00 pm at Smith & Lentz

A bi-monthly gathering to explore the role of faith in our lives and other topics and questions of theology.

Contact: Rachel Pence (text: 904-536-0097)

   

December 13

Changing Gears Christmas Luncheon


Join us in the Fellowship Hall at 11:00 am. RSVP with Trisha (615-292-5526) by Friday, December 8.

Featuring the Changing Gears Handbell Choir

   

2nd & 3rd Thursday of the month

Knitting & Crocheting


Open to all beginning and experienced knitters and crocheters.

December 14

Contact: Beth Drake

   

December 14

Young Adult Potluck Dinner


7:00 pm at Jenny and Clark Brownlie-Carey's home

This will be a white elephant party! Bring a wrapped gift to exchange.

Contact: Rachel Pence (text: 904-536-0097)

   

December 15

Youth at Preston Taylor Ministries Wrapping Party


Youth will head over to PTM for fun, games, and to help children pick and wrap presents for their families.

   

December 16

Joy In Learning: Weaving


Every 3rd Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm • Overlook Room
Bring your lunch or lunch from The Picnic ($10)

Contact: Beth Drake

   

2nd & 3rd Thursday of the month

Knitting & Crocheting


Open to all beginning and experienced knitters and crocheters.

December 21

Contact: Beth Drake

   

December 24

Christmas Eve Services


2:00 p.m.  Family Service
5:00 p.m.  Candlelight Worship with Communion
8:00 p.m.  Candlelight Worship with Communion
10:30 p.m.  Candlelight Worship

   
 


2018 Events - Looking Ahead


   

January 12-14

Youth Ski Trip


All youth grades 7-12 are invited to join us for two days of skiing in Banner Elk, NC.

Deadline: Monday, November 13

To reserve your spot, send the Westminster medical release, a copy of your insurance card (front and back), the flyer, and $150 deposit. Scholarships always available.

Contact: Keith McCord

   

Session I: Fridays, January 19, 26, February 2
Session II: February 9, 16, 23
Session III: March 2, 9, 23

3:30 - 5:00 pm - K-4th grades
4:30 - 6:00 pm - 5th - 8th grades

Joy in Learning Winter/Spring Session Begins


We are excited about welcoming back our Nations Ministry and Westminster children for learning and play!

Click here to view the brochure.

To volunteer or reserve a spot for a child: Beth Drake

   

January 23

Westminster Book Group


9:30 a.m. Fellowship
10:00 a.m. Book Discussion
Overlook Room

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
Presented by Terry Allen

Contact: Carolyn Harris

   

February 4, 2018

Annual Congregational Meeting


9:45 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Please make plans to be in attendance.

   

February 8 and 9, 2018

Valentine Musical Revue Fundraiser
for the Laudate Youth Choir Tour 2018


Laudate & Westminster Choirs
with Sam Levine's Jazz Band
Gourmet desserts and beverages
Silent Auction
Tickets will go on sale Jan 2018

   

February 27

Westminster Book Group


9:30 a.m. Fellowship
10:00 a.m. Book Discussion
Overlook Room

Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Presented by Ken Hande

Contact: Carolyn Harris

   

March 27

Westminster Book Group


9:30 a.m. Fellowship
10:00 a.m. Book Discussion
Overlook Room

The Mind of God: Neuroscience, Faith, and a Search for the Soul
by Dr. Jay Lombard
Presented by Shirlee Davidson

Contact: Carolyn Harris

   

April 13-15, 2018

Annual All-Church Retreat at NaCoMe


A fun weekend full of games, campfire songs, s'mores and more!
   

April 24

Westminster Book Group


9:30 a.m. Fellowship
10:00 a.m. Book Discussion
Overlook Room

Small Great Things: A Novel by Jodi Picoult
Presented by Carole Bucy

Contact: Carolyn Harris

   

May 22

Westminster Book Group


9:30 a.m. Fellowship
10:00 a.m. Book Discussion
Overlook Room

Title to be announced.
Presented by Linda Anderson and Carolyn Harris

Contact: Carolyn Harris

   

June 18-24

Summer Music Camp


Children who have completed Kindergarten through 6th grade are encouraged to join us! The program the children prepare throughout the week will be performed during Sunday School on Sunday, June 24.
   

June 24-29

Youth Bridge Mission Trip to St. Simons Island, GA


For completed 6th - 12th graders

Cost: $325 (scholarships are always available!)
Deposit of $175 due February 11.

Contact: Keith McCord

 

   

July 6-13

Outdoor Challenge


A fun, challenging week for those who have finished 4th or 5th grade. Rock climbing, rafting, mountain biking, obstacle courses and more!

Contact: Sophie Maness

   

July 22-28

Montreat Youth Conference 2018


For completed 8th - 12th graders

Join us for a week of fun, worship, great conversation, and the chance to grow closer to God and each other - all in a beautiful place!

Cost: $575 (scholarships are always available)
Deposit of $325 due February 11.

Contact: Keith McCord


 

 

 

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