Announcements for Sunday, May 14

SPECIAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING & CONVERSATION
Sunday, May 14 @ 9:30am in Howell Auditorium

Join us for our Congregational Meeting at 9:30am when we will review and vote on the slate of candidates who will comprise the Pastor Nominating Committee (PNC). Congregational Conversation #3 will immediately follow the meeting.  All are welcome; only members may vote.

PRE-MISSION STUDY INFORMATION MEETING

Join Pastor Shari in the Chapel on Sunday, May 21, immediately following the second service to learn more about how you can participate in the upcoming study. All are welcome, kids and teens too.

PUB THEOLOGY

It’s a gathering of minds, where challenging questions and meaningful, respectful discussion are always on tap. Bring a friend and your questions to our last meeting before summer break this Thursday, May 18, 8-9:30pm at Beveridge Place Pub, 6413 California Avenue SW. Contact Pastor Jesse jessem@wspc.org.

WEST SIDE SENIOR FELLOWSHIP

The group meets Saturday, May 20, at 6:00pm for pot-luck dinner and a presentation by Gordon Bakke, former CEO of “MATA” (Mission Aviation Training Academy) located in Arlington, WA. Contact Martha Wilson (206-923-0648) or Betty Gardner (206-935-3454) for RSVP and food choice.

JOHN & JEAN WILSON’S 90TH BIRTH YEAR CELEBRATION

The West Side church family is invited to a reception for the Wilsons on Saturday, June 17 from 4:00 – 7:30pm at Dakota Place Park Building, 4304 SW Dakota St. Please RSVP to Janet Jones ws_janet@msn.com by May 28.

VEHICLE NEEDED

Dan and Judy Norman, our missionaries in Ethiopia, will be back in Seattle and need to borrow a car May 27 – June 11 and for a couple of weeks after June 29. Contact Janet Rice Schreiner janrice@aol.com if you can help.

HEAVENLY HOSTS

We’re ramping up this popular program again in September. Watch for news updates over the coming months as plans are formulated.

ATTENTION BRASS INSTRUMENTALISTS

We are assembling a brass ensemble to play for services on Father’s Day. Music will be chosen and arranged to fit the abilities of all who participate. Any level is welcome. Don’t currently have an instrument? George will try to find one for you. Rehearsals to be arranged. Contact George Steward GeorgeS@wspc.org or 206-935-4477.

YOUR PRAYERS MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Pray for our Church Nominating Committee as they call on individuals to consider serving as deacons and elders.

Pray for the Pastor Nominating Committee elected today as they begin the next steps toward calling a new Senior Pastor.

Pray for all those involved with the Church Mission Study as they listen for the Lord’s leading in developing the study.

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY

Church Time Today: Carla Gawthrop and Anja Vander Hijde; Helmi & Terry Temple
Church Time May 21: Jon & Susan DeFant; Kris & Erika Aronson

YOUTH NEWS (Grades 6-12)

Sun. (14) – No Sunday School today. At 9:30am, High schoolers are requested to attend the Congregational Meeting and Conversation #3 in Howell Auditorium. Middle school meets in Room 6.
Wed. (17) – Drama Club, 3:30-5:30pm
Sat. (20) – DR Team Event, 2-6:00pm

SERVICE NOTES

Our Guest Preacher today is Dr. Bryan Burton. Bryan is Senior Pastor of North Lakeland Presbyterian Church (Lakeland, Florida), Associate Professor at Fuller Theological Seminary and Sessional Lecturer at Regent College (Vancouver, BC). He previously served as West Side’s Interim Associate Pastor before taking the position at North Lakeland PC.

Assisting in Worship today is Nick Upton, a software engineer at Zillow. He is an elder in the Spiritual Life department.

Flowers on the organ side are given in loving memory of Bill Fitch by his family; on the piano side, Kris & Darrell Hamar offer the flowers to honor all mothers on this special day and to celebrate their 38th wedding anniversary.

READ THE BIBLE IN A YEAR

This week: Psalms 103-123

CALENDAR

Sun. (14)
8:15am Worship Service
9:15am Coffee & Fellowship
9:30am Congregational Meeting, Conversation #3
11:00am Worship Service
12:15pm Coffee & Fellowship
7:30pm Praying the Future

Mon. (15) Church is Closed

Tues. (16)
6:30am Men’s Koinonia Prayer & Breakfast
10:30am West Seattle Bible Study
10:30am Staff Prayer Time
11:00am Admin / Communications Staff Meeting
6:30pm Loving Our City
7:30pm Scouts

Wed. (17)
3:30pm Drama Club
7:00pm Bible Study and Prayer

Thurs. (18)
7:00pm Adult Choir Rehearsal
8:00pm Pub Theology

Fri. (19)
9:30am MOPS
2:00pm Memorial Service for Jan Gedney

Sat. (20)
8:00am Oasis Men’s Group
9:30am Girl Scouts
12:00pm Community Meal
2-6pm DR Team Event
6:00pm West Side Seniors Fellowship

Sun. (21)
12:15pm Mission Study Info Meeting

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