Announcements for Sunday, July 29

Service Notes

Guest Speaker – Michael McLaughlin has been the Western Regional Director of Christian Medical and Dental Association since 1983 and is responsible for 15 western states. At CMDA, he also served concurrently as the Director of Campus and Community Ministries from 2002-2005 and 2009-2010. Raised in our West Side family, Michael graduated from Biola University and Western Seminary in Portland. He has served as youth director and preaching pastor in various churches and helped plant Grace Community Church in Gresham, Oregon. He and wife Linda have 2 children and 4 grandchildren.

Assisting in Worship – Bonnie Bennedsen is a retired community college counselor and serves as an elder.

$10 Mariners Tickets for Tuesday, July 31 Game!

West Side’s Children’s Ministry is making tickets available to the congregation for the 7:10 pm Seattle Mariners game against the Houston Astros. On the 300 level (1st base side), these tickets usually go for $24. Buy them from Shirley Tupper in the Welcome Center either before or after worship service today. Questions may also be directed to Shirley at 206-349-4480.

Next Sunday, August 5 at West Side

A Moment with Dr. Keith Tanis, 9:00am – Dr. Keith Tanis, our Bridge Pastor, takes the pulpit on August 5. Interested to know more about him? Come to the 9:00am class, where he will provide more details about himself and lead a Q&A session.

Worship Service and Communion – 10:00am – Our new Bridge Pastor, Keith Tanis, will continue our series on James with a message titled, “It’s Going to Rain!” To prepare, read and reflect on James 5:7-11 and think about what is trying your patience right now. What droughts, delays or disappointments are a challenge for you!

Fellowship Meal / New Member Introduction – All are welcome to join us for a meal after morning worship service and to meet our newest church family members when they are introduced by their sponsors.

Wanted: Social Media Manager

The Evening Service planning team needs a volunteer to manage our social media accounts and keep us twittering! If you are interested, please email

Foster Kids School Supplies Needed by August 12

The list of needed items for our foster kids backpack/school supplies ministry is available in the Welcome Center. Contact Dee West if you have any questions.

Path from Poverty Harambee Gala

Help women and families from Kenya fulfill their talents and dreams. This year’s annual fundraising event is October 6, 6pm–9pm, at The Mountaineers and features an elegant dinner, live music, a silent auction and Kenyan Marketplace. More info is available at Early-bird tickets will be available August 1 for $75/person, $750/table. Want to volunteer for the event? Contact

We Need Help, You Get the Shirt
City Serve Project Just Got Bigger

The project of inside cleaning @ Highland Park has expanded to 2 floors! We need more people to wash walls and doors, and railings on Saturday, August 18, 9-am–1pm. A snazzy T-shirt and lunch provided. Everyone’s physical abilities can be utilized. Sign-up table at the Welcome Center after worship. For more info, contact Dick Ramsey

Sunday Education Class @ 9am

All are invited. There is a play area in the corner of Howell for children.

Today: Mike McLaughlin (Christian Medical Dental Association) updates us on his work with medical and dental students on Western campuses.

August 5: A Moment with Keith – Dr. Keith Tanis, our Bridge Pastor, shares about himself and answers questions we have.

August 12: Jacinta Tegman, President of World Concern, will describe their ministry of disaster relief and humanitarian Christian work. With a $40 million budget and a staff of 700, almost all local Christians, World Concern operates in 16 countries.

August 19: Dr. Larry and Dianne Burke will tell of their recent trip to Chad and Larry’s new assignment as Africa Director of Faith Comes By Hearing, a Wycliffe-related organization working with oral Bible translations for non-literary peoples.

August 26: Debbie and Tom Wood will update us on their work with iTEE Global using interactive Internet training for overseas pastors and Debbie’s recent teaching trip to Asia.

Children’s Ministry

Church Time for 3 Year Old through 2nd Grade in Room 6
Today – Carla Gawthrop and Anja Vander Hijde
August 5 – Tom Shafer and Sherry Cejna

Celebrate Recovery Team Hope Hosts

Family BBQ, Movie Night Monday, August 6 – Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered approach for those seeking to heal from life’s hurts, habits and hang-ups. Hope Lutheran (4456 42nd Ave SW) is launching this ministry soon and invites any who would like a preview: 6:30pm – Dinner; 7:15pm – Sample Celebrate Recovery worship for adults and youth over 14; a kids movie for those under 14. Free-will donation. Volunteers are also needed. Call Hope Church (206-937-9330) or email

Read the Bible in a Year

This week: Micah 5–7; Nahum 1–3; 2 Kings 20–25; Zephaniah 1–3; Habakkuk 1–3; Obadiah 1; Jeremiah 1,2.


Sun. (29)
9:00am Adult Class: Michael McLaughlin (Christian Medical Dental Association)
10:00am Worship Service / Installation of Officers

Mon. (30) Church Building Closed

Tues. (31)
6:30am Men’s Koinonia Prayer & Breakfast

Wed. (1)
7:00pm Bible Study and Prayer

Thurs. (2)

Fri. (3)

Sat. (4) Church Building Closed

Summer Building Closures:  During July and August, the church building will be closed at 5:30pm on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings (except Evening Worship days). It will also be closed on Saturday, August 4. If exceptions are needed, please contact the church office. Thank you for your consideration.

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