Announcements for Sunday, July 16

 

PRAYER WALK SUNDAY MORNINGS AT – 8:30am

Join us at the Welcome Center at 8:30am sharp to walk a 30 minute loop and pray for the people, businesses and schools around our church before Worship service. All ages and abilities welcome.

WOMEN’S THURSDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY LUNCH

All past and present members of Karen Schroedel’s Thursday morning Bible study are invited to Barbara Montford’s home (call office for details) July 20 at noon to share lunch, thoughts and prayer requests. Meet at church at 11:45 to share a ride.

MEN’S OASIS JULY MEETINGS

During the month of July, Men’s Oasis Bible Study will meet at 8:00am at the home of Bob George, 4132 SW Ida Street.

VEHICLE NEEDED FOR VISITING MISSIONARIES

Rick & Lorena Wood need a car August 1-9. If you can help please contact Ron Rice.

DOMINICIAN REPUBLIC YOUTH MISSION TRIP TEAM

Follow Our Youth Mission Trip’s Activities! A blog has been set up to give us updates of what they are experiencing in the Dominican Republic. Go to https://wspcdominicanrepublicmissiontrip.wordpress.com/.

Meet the Team! Each of our team along with their thoughts about the trip is profiled in a document available in the Welcome Center and on our website. Also, pick up some prayer bookmarks with pictures of each of our team members on the front and prayer concerns on the back.

ALL CHURCH PICNIC A HIT

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped make the All Church Picnic a big success and lots of fun! A special thank you to Bavarian Meats and West Coast Entertainment for their generous donations.

WEST SIDE SERVICE DAY – SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

In the Greater Seattle area, there are 156 church/school partnerships (30% of existing schools). On August 19 (9am-1pm), we head back to ours, Highland Park Elementary, to paint (thanks, Jeremy Keating and crew, for already painting their exterior doors!), support teachers, plant and clean. For more info or to volunteer, contact Lee Sundquist lee@mktllc.com.

Our ESL program outreach also starts at Highland Park this fall! It’s our investment in a school that truly needs our support and love.

PRAYER NEEDS

Pray for the Pastor Nominating Committee as they begin their meetings: Katie Batts, Rick Boogaard, Jill Campbell, Sid Hoagland, John Jacobs, Josh Kutz, Dolores Latham, Hugh MacLean and Elaine McMinn.

SUMMER CLASSES @ 10:40am in Howell Auditorium

Today – Dr. Andy and Dorciane Toth, who have served in Mexico for almost 50 years, will update us on their work. Dorciane grew up at West Side. They now live in Texas but go back to the High Sierras in Mexico, at great risk, several times a year to train pastors and help establish churches among the Pame Indians.

July 23 – Dr. Tim and Muriel Teusink. After many years serving with SIM in Ethiopia, the Teusinks have recently moved to France to be more centrally located for frequent trips to do medical training for doctors in developing countries and to teach at medical conferences. Dr. Teusink is an expert on HIV/AIDS and pioneered teaching in Ethiopian Orthodox Church seminaries in HIV/AIDS prevention, a first for an evangelical.

July 30 – Our Dominican Republic Team of young people, just back from their mission trip working with Kids Alive and the Trautweins.

August 6 – Rick and Lorena Wood. Rick, a son of West Side, is the editor of Mission Frontiers, the magazine of Frontier Ventures (formerly the US Center for World Mission). Lorena ministers to Muslim women.

August 13 – Chitra Hanstad, Director of World Relief, will speak of their 70-year partnering with local churches to serve the world’s vulnerable through disaster relief, refugee support, and economic development.

August 20 – Bruce and Christy Graham. We haven’t seen them in four years! Bruce is the Senior Associate Director of Frontier Ventures in Pasadena. Christy heads the Personnel Office, overseeing 100+ staff.

August 27 – Susie Tucker Boer, Faith Heroines Alive. Susie portrays Corrie Ten Boom, the famous Dutch heroine of World War II and author of The Hiding Place. Her performances are always insightful and a delight!

September 3 – Dr. Larry and Dianne Burke, who spent many years with Wycliffe in Chad, will tell of their new ministry with the Seed Company, related to Wycliffe Bible Translators. Larry is a son of West Side.

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY

Church Time for 3YO – 1st Grade, Meet in Room 6
July 16 – Carla Gawthrop & Brooke Matthews
July 23 – Tom Shafer & Sherry Cejna

There is no Summer Sunday School.

YOUTH NEWS (Grades 6-12)

Wed. (19) – MS Beach & Bible, 2-4pm at Karol Aronson’s

SERVICE NOTES

Assisting in Worship today is Donna Stewart, a retired administrative professional and technical writer. She is a deacon and assists with special worship services.
Flowers today are in honor of Roger’s 70th birthday and our 40 years of marriage. Grace be to God. The Armstrongs

READ THE BIBLE IN A YEAR

This week: Isaiah 31 – 51

CALENDAR

Sun. (16)
8:30am Prayer Walk
9:30am Worship Service
10:40am Summer Class: Andy and Dorciane Toth
4:00pm Pastor Nominating Committee

Mon. (17) Church Building Closed

Tues. (18)
6:30am Men’s Koinonia Prayer & Breakfast
10:30am West Seattle Bible Study
5:00pm Seattle Presbytery @ Calvary PC Enumclaw
Church Building Closes at 5:30pm

Wed. (19)
11:00am Staff Meeting
2-4pm Middle School Beach & Bible @ Karol’s
7:00pm Bible Study and Prayer

Thurs. (20) Church Building Closes at 5:30pm

Fri. (21) Church Building Closes @ 5:30pm

Sat. (22)
8:00am Oasis Men’s Group @ Bob George’s place

Sun. (23)
8:30am Prayer Walk (Meet at 8:20am)
9:30am Worship Service
10:40am Summer Mission Speakers:
Dr. Tim and Muriel Teusink

Summer Building Closures
During July and August the church building will be closed at 5:30pm on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings except for pre-scheduled events. Whenever possible, please try to schedule evening meetings on Wednesdays. Thank you for your consideration as we try to conserve the church resources.

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