CONGREGATIONAL CONVERSATION SUNDAY, OCT. 15
West Side leadership is holding conversations today at 9:00am and 10:30am (in Howell Auditorium in lieu of adult Sunday School class) to update everyone about what is happening with the Mission Study and the pastor search process. Lots of good news to share. Your feedback is desired. All are welcome and encouraged to participate!
JOINT WORSHIP SERVICE SUNDAY, OCT. 15
The West Seattle Church Collective is once again joining together in song and praise to the Lord at Hope Lutheran (4456 42nd Ave SW) at 6:30pm this evening. All are welcome!
STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK
We are so thankful for the staff of West Side Presbyterian! In a busy year full of changes, the staff has kept the church functioning, welcoming and thriving! To recognize their commitment, October 17 – 20 is designated as our first annual West Side Presbyterian Staff Appreciation Week. If you would like to bring a treat for our wonderful church staff, sign up on the bulletin board by our main doors. The Personnel Committee
WEST SIDE SENIOR FELLOWSHIP
The pot-luck dinner is Saturday, October 21, at 6:00pm in Howell Auditorium. Rev. Ron Rice will present a visual and verbal description of an African trip entitled “The Sights & Animals of South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland.” All seniors are welcome! Call Sally Porter to RSVP and discuss foods to bring.
NEW: CAREGIVER PRAYER MINISTRY
Caregiving can be exhausting and overwhelming; caregivers can harbor internal anger, become socially withdrawn, or suffer from anxiety or depression. If you feel the Lord calling you to help, be on our team and support a caregiver with daily prayer for a year. Contact Marilyn Fleming, RN, parish nurse email@example.com.
SUPPORT FOSTER KIDS
Support Foster Kids During Stressful Times Union Gospel Mission, our long-time partner, has requested support for Office Moms & Dads (OMD, www.officemomsanddads.com. OMD’s volunteers sit with, talk to, and entertain foster kids during the day while their caseworkers find them homes. Want to help? Times are flexible to meet your schedule. A background check and 1.5 hours of training are required. Training is Wednesday, October 18, 10-11:30am. Contact Janine Krebs WestSeattleOMD@gmail.com.
CHRISTIAN MUSIC CONCERT BENEFITS CARE NET MINISTRY
Christ’s Church in Federal Way (941 S Dash Point Rd) is sponsoring a concert on October 21, 7pm, featuring Holly Starr, a well known Christian singer and songwriter. All proceeds will support Care Net, one of WSPC’s supported ministries, which provides life-affirming care to pregnant women and families. Only 20% of the 500 tickets have been sold so far. Get yours ($5 each) at www.carenetps.org/hollystarr.
SUNDAY ADULT CLASSES (No Class Sunday, Oct. 15)
9:00am: 500 Years of the Reformation. Dave Pimblett and friends lead discussion about the impact of the Reformation on the evolution of the present church.
10:30am: The Dangerous Act of Worship: Living God’s Call to Justice. Using this book by Mark Labberton, Lisa West leads our examination of worship beyond its style, delivery or components.
WEDNESDAY EVENING CLASSES
September 27 – October 25, 5:30-7:30pm: Parenting the Love & Logic Way, facilitated by Leah Barham, Christ-follower, Certified Love and Logic presenter and on Anchor Church staff. Register online at www.wspc.org.
November 1, 7-8:15pm: Exploration of 1 Timothy (4 weeks)
Church Time for 3 Year Old through 2nd Grade in Room 6
October 15 – Sonia & Polina Ghayem
October 22 – Jon & Susan DeFant
There is no longer Church Time for grades 3-5.
YOUTH NEWS (Grades 6-12)
Sun. (15) – Sunday School, 9:00am: High School in Room 5, Middle School in Room 3
Sat. (21) – High School Junction: Corn Maze, 5:30pm
Assisting in Worship: 9:00am: The Reverend Jesse Mabanglo is our Interim Associate Pastor. 10:30am: Christina Hjort is a freelance Broadcast Journalist and Producer. She is also a prayer partner.
Flowers today are given to the glory of God and in remembrance of family. Freda Ricord
READ THE BIBLE IN A YEAR
This week: Matthew 5-28.
9:00am Worship Service
9:00am Congregational Conversation – Howell
9:00am Children/Youth Sunday School
10:00am Coffee and Fellowship
10:30am Worship Service
10:30am Congregational Conversation – Howell
11:30am Coffee and Fellowship
11:45am Special Session Meeting
Mon. (16) Church Building Closed
6:30am Men’s Koinonia Prayer & Breakfast
10:30am West Seattle Bible Study
5:00pm Presbytery @ Union Presbyterian Church
7:00pm Pack Meeting
10:00am Pastoral Care Staff Meeting
11:00am Staff Meeting and Prayer
1-5pm West Side Wednesdays
5:30pm Parenting the Love & Logic Way Class #4
7:00pm Bible Study and Prayer
9:30am Women’s Bible Study
7:00pm Adult Choir Rehearsal
8:00am Oasis Men’s Group
9:00am Girl Scouts
9am-2pm Leadership Retreat: Congregational Healing
12:00pm Community Meal
5:30pm High School Junction: Corn Maze
6:00pm Senior Fellowship Potluck