The Christmas Stocking

One of the things that makes Christmas special for me is the reminiscing I do as I unpack the decorations. The box of ornaments my cousin made for me one year when I was far away from my own family; the exquisite nativity handmade by my mother-in-law’s best friend; an …

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Christmas Events 2016

There are many ways to celebrate the birth of our Savior at West Side. Make plans this season to join us!   December 4 – CHRISTMAS MUSIC SUNDAY – Join us as the West Side Choir and Orchestra present a Christmas musical offering: “Searching for Jesus” during our 8:15 and 11:00 worship services. …

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Announcements for Dec. 4

WEST SIDE ROAD MAP TO A NEW PASTOR The season of Advent is a time of anticipation. During Advent we look forward to God’s incarnation in our world at Christmas. This Advent our church is also looking forward to calling new pastoral leadership. Following the retirement of a beloved pastor …

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West Side Drama Club Presents…

What happens when the worst kids in the history of the world find out there are free snacks at Sunday school? They decide to audition for the annual Christmas pageant! The Herdman kids have hijacked the holiday and insist on playing all the good parts. It’s disgraceful! They’ve never even …

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Jesse’s Jottings: The Love of The Story

I love stories. And Sister Mary Claire knew it. In that little two room school house that went from the first to the six grade, she was an imposing force that kept order and learning to a fine art form. In order to teach the varying grade levels while keeping …

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Announcements for Nov. 27

Gatherings/Studies/News Christmas Gifts for Special People – West Side hosts their Christmas Party on December 10. Choose the name of a Special Person at the table in the narthex today after worship service and bring your wrapped gift to the Welcome Center by December 9. Contact Dot Beard (246-1108). Women …

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