The Fellowship Community Attends PCUSA General Assembly

The Fellowship Community, of which West Side is a member, noted that the spirit of PCUSA’s 223rd General Assembly (GA) held in St. Louis June 16–23 was one of forbearance and respect, with conservative churches repeatedly thanked for staying in the PCUSA and willing to engage issues in faithful ways.…

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June 24: Phyllis Sortor will be with us at 10am

Seattle missionary to Nigeria, Phyllis Sortor, is speaking at West Side Presbyterian Church at the 10:00am service this Sunday, June 24.   Phyllis Sortor has a remarkable ministry among the Fulani nomadic cattle herders of Nigeria. The Fulani have killed thousands in herder/farmer conflicts. They are resistant to integration with…

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Easter… EASTERTIDE… Pentecost

It’s Eastertide. What’s that? Eastertide is the fifty days the church observes between the eve of Easter and the celebration of Pentecost, the day we celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit and the birth of the Church (see the book of Acts chapter 2).  What do ‘Easter people’ do…

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A Proud Tradition of Scouting at West Side

Walk by the Fellowship Hall on a Tuesday evening, and you might hear a busy group of boys reciting these words: “A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.” It’s the Scouts of Troop 282, reminding themselves to live by the principles…

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Parish Nurse: The Importance of Sleep

When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.  (Proverbs 3:24) Sleep helps us to lead healthier, happier lives. A Harvard Women’s Health Watch suggests six reasons to get enough sleep. Learning and memory: sleep helps the brain commit new information…

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