Announcements for Sunday, Feb. 4

NEW MUSIC MINISTER

We welcome Dr. Anthony Spain as our new Music Minister. In addition to having years of church music director experience, he is also Music Director for the Northwest Symphony Orchestra. Go to our website to learn more about Anthony or stop by our Welcome Center.

SOUPER BOWL OF CARING ON SUNDAY MORNING

Our Quest (Confirmation) class is participating in this national youth event by collecting items for meal kits to go to Union Gospel Mission and DSHS Foster Support Care Alliance. If you want to contribute but haven’t bought anything yet, talk to them in the Narthex today. Thanks!

WEST SIDE SENIOR FELLOWSHIP

West Side Senior Fellowship meets in Burien Friday, February 9. After dinner (optional) at Angelo’s (601 SW 153rd St.) at 6:00pm, we’ll attend Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s 7:30pm concert at Highline Performing Arts Center (401 S 152nd St.). Purchase the $10 concert tickets on Sunday, February 4 at the Welcome Center after Sunday School and worship service. RSVP for both dinner and concert to Sally Porter sidney.porter@comcast.net.

WELCOME DESK VOLUNTEER NEEDED

When you work the Welcome Center, you get a front row seat to what happens during the week at WSPC – not just on Sunday! We need a volunteer worker on Wednesday mornings, 9am-12:30pm. Contact Lilliana Ryckman.

THURSDAY WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY

Thursday Women’s Bible Study at 9:30am in Lewis Hall is using the Life Guide Study, Meeting Jesus. All are welcome. Call Karen Schroedel or Lilliana Ryckman.

WEST SIDE’S COMPUTER SERVER

West Side’s Computer Server will be disabled from noon Sunday through Tuesday morning, precluding us from sending and receiving emails until we are back online. Thank you for your patience as we upgrade and protect our systems!

ASH WEDNESDAY WORSHIP

West Side will have two services on February 14 – 8am and 12:00pm. These 30 minute services offer contemplative space for prayer, repentance, and the Imposition of Ashes. All are welcome. If there is enough interest, we would also have a 7:15am service for those who need to leave early for work. If you prefer that earlier option, please mark your attendance card (Lent – 7:15am) or contact the office (office@wspc.org; 206-935-4477) by February 7.

LENTEN DEVOTIONALS

Stay close to the Lord through Scripture and prayer during this Lenten season. Lenten devotionals are available at the Information Center. If you would like to go online to receive one each day by email, we suggest www.iLent.org .

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Rice and Morey Scholarships Available – Scholarship applications are available in the church office and must be completed and postmarked by April 3 or brought to the office by 4pm Wednesday, April 4.

Virginia and Barrie Rice Memorial Scholarship goes to an active member of West Side or young person active in the youth program who plans to attend an evangelical four-year college, graduate school, or a theological seminary as a full-time student.

Harvey Morey Memorial Bible School Scholarship goes to an active member of West Side, regardless of age, a young person active in the youth program, a currently funded missionary or child of a missionary who wishes to attend a Bible school or pursue a Bible curriculum at an approved college.

DISTRICTS GATHER

District 9, 13 & 14 Luncheon Next Sunday – Enjoy food and fellowship with others in Howell Auditorium following after-service coffee time. District numbers are in the church directory, the map at the front door, or online.

WE NEED YOUR DONATIONS!

It is truly Biblical to give rather than receive. Look around your house and snag items (clothing, household goods, small appliances, etc.) that are clean and in good working order. Bring them to Howell Auditorium on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (9:00am–8:00pm) or drop them off at our curbside unloading spot on California Ave SW on Sundays, except February 4, (4:00-6:00pm).  Support our youth through the Gigantic Garage Sale.

ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES

Sundays at 9:00amGodspeed: The Pace of Being Known – What if the future of the church depends on our ability to slow down and get to know people? Godspeed looks at what happens when a Seattle city boy learns about “God’s speed” in a Scotland parish. Each session has video, Scripture, meditation, and lively group discussion. An optional Study Guide is available for $13.00. Howell Auditorium

Women’s Wednesday Evening Class – 6:30–7:45pmRedeemed: a Tool for Sharing Your Story of Redemption (a study designed specifically for women) – Do you desire God use you to communicate His love to others? Sharing your story of God’s redemption is a powerful way to do it. Lewis Hall

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY

Church Time for 3 Year Old through 2nd Grade in Room 6

Today – Tom Shafer & Sherry Cejna
February 11 – Carla Gawthrop and Anja Vander Hijde

YOUTH NEWS (Grades 6-12)

Sun. (4) – Sunday School, 9:00am: High School in Room 5, Middle School in Room 3
Wed & Thurs. (7-8) – Garage Sale Sorting, 4-5:30pm – NO sorting on Tuesday this week
Fri. (9) – Middle School Winter Retreat – Depart West Side at 4pm

SERVICE NOTES

Preaching Today – Reverend Shari Jackson Monson, our Interim Senior Pastor.
Assisting in Worship – Christina Hjort is the MOPS Hospitality Coordinator and West Side’s Project Coordinator.

READ THE BIBLE IN A YEAR

This week: Exodus 28-40; Leviticus 1-10

CALENDAR

Sun. (4)
No Garage Sale Curbside Loading Today
9:00am Adult Class: Godspeed
9:00am Children/Youth Sunday School
10:00am Worship Service
11:15am Fellowship Meal

Mon. (5) Church Building Closed

Tues. (6)
6:30am Men’s Koinonia Prayer & Breakfast
10:30am West Seattle Bible Study
7:15pm Session
7:30pm Boy Scouts

Wed. (7)
9am–12pm Garage Sale Sorting
1:00pm West Side Wednesdays
4-5:30pm Youth Work Hours for Garage Sale
6-9pm Garage Sale Sorting
6:30pm Women’s Class: Redeemed
7:00pm Bible Study & Prayer

Thurs. (8)
9:30am Women’s Bible Study
4-5:30pm Youth Work Hours for Garage Sale
6:00pm Girl Scouts

Fri. (9)
4:00pm Middle School Departs for Winter Retreat

Sat. (10)
8:00am Oasis Men’s Group
10:00pm Community Meal Volunteer Meeting
5:00pm Sea Scout Advancement Awards Ceremony

Sun. (11) Scout Sunday
9:00am Adult, Children & Youth Sunday School
10:00am Worship Service
11:15am Districts 9, 13, & 14 Luncheon
4-6pm Garage Sale Curbside Unloading

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