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This Week at Westminster

The Week of June 19 – June 25, 2017

This Week

Congregational Meeting This Sunday:  There will be a congregational meeting this Sunday, June 25thto elect a pastoral search committee.  The meeting will take the place of Sunday School for all ages (except nursery) this Sunday.  A sample ballot will be emailed to the congregation on Thursday, June 22nd, for review and prayer, though only those present on Sunday morning will be able to vote (per the PCA Book of Church Order).  Please note:  nominations will close at the end of the business day on Tuesday, June 20th, to allow time to prepare and print ballots for Sunday.  Please be in prayer for God’s wisdom and guidance for this meeting and for those who will lead us in this important task.  

Come Throw Dirt with the Deacons THIS Tuesday, June 20, at 5:30 pm:  We’re looking for volunteers to join the Building & Grounds Committee in reducing the dirt pile by the nursery sidewalk.  We’re spreading dirt to help fill holes and grow grass along the sidewalks and next to the building.  If you can help, meet the deacons at the dirt pile at 5:30 pm–many hands make light work, so come dig in!

The Crown Club for senior adults will meet THIS Wednesday, June 21st, at 10:00 am in the parlor for a time of study, fellowship and prayer.  Come join us!

This week’s VBS Work Night is MOVING to Wednesday, June 28th, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the church. What will we be doing? Painting and assembling props, organizing a walk-through of each VBS area, and doing team leader prep.  Please wear work clothes—water bottles & childcare will be provided.  For more information, contact Tracey at tracey.zumbach@wpc-hsv.org.

The next “Who-Said-Men-Can’t-Be-Social” gathering will be THIS Thursday, June 22, 6 pm, at the home of Ron Klein, 109 Knollcrest Dr., Madison, 35756.  See you there, guys!

RUF Summer Study:  WPC will be hosting the RUF summer study for students from UAH & Alabama A&M on Thursday nights in the sanctuary.  All college students are invited to join us at 7:00 pm for worship, fellowship and study.

Summer Growth Groups:   Several of our Growth Groups for adults will continue meeting during the summer.  To see which groups are available, click here or pick up an updated information card at the Resource Center in the church lobby this Sunday.

To See the Youth Ministry Calendar for June, click here!  If you have questions about a particular activity, contact either Kelley Murphree (for girl events) at kelleyvictoria27@gmail.com or Eric Fulcher (for boy events) at eric.fulcher@gmail.com for more information. The July calendar will be coming out soon.  Thanks!  

RYM-bound Students for ‘Hire:’   You can STILL help our RYM-bound students pay their way to the conference by ‘hiring’ them to work around your home for a day for a contribution toward their $450 registration fee.  Interested?  Call or email Daniel Perez in the church office at daniel.perez@wpc-hsv.org.

Coming This Summer

4th of July Church-Wide Picnic! Please join us for a celebration on Tuesday, July 4th at 4:00 p.m. at the Eberle Business Property (682 Orvill Smith Road, Harvest, Al).  Bring your family meat for the grill, buns, side dish or dessert, 2-liter drink, lawn chairs, bug spray, sunscreen, games and fireworks. For more information, please call Mary Margaret Eberle at 256-656-5547.

The next “Women Reading Great Books” will meet on Thursday, July 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the church parlor to discuss Dave Furman’s book, Being There: How to Love Those Who Are Hurting.  From the book:  Everyone has friends or family who suffer from sickness, disability, depression, or the death of a loved one. Oftentimes, the people who love the hurting also struggle in their own unique ways. Dave Furman offers insight into the support, encouragement, and wisdom that people need when helping others.”  Ladies, order a copy from your favorite bookseller & start reading!

Women’s Ministry Monthly Summer Supper & Study:  Ladies, plan now to join us on Thursday, July 20 for dinner and discussion at 6:30 pm at the Panera Bread at Bridgestreet Town Center.  The conversation this summer will be about sharing your faith—plan now to be a part of it!  For more information, contact either Ellise Adams (ellisedadams@gmail.com) or Frances Shipman (fcshipman1@knology.net).

Missions in Reverse–RUF Service Day, Saturday, July 22nd:  RUF @ UAH is organizing another RUF Service Day on Saturday, July 22nd, 8 am-noon.  As organizer Lucy Fulcher explains, “We would love to help out our church brothers and/or sisters who are unable to do work around their house or yard. If we can help anyone this way, please let me know.”  To let the group know that you’d like help, email Lucy at lcf0004@uah.edu.

Save the date for VBS!  Make your plans now to join us this summer for “Mighty Fortress” a Vacation Bible School program on July 24-26, 2017 from 9am until noon.  At “Mighty Fortress,” we’ll learn about Jesus through Bible stories, meet new friends, do fun activities, sing great songs, make crafts, play games, eat snacks, and more!  It’s going to be fun, but it would be more fun with you there.  You can register at https://vbsmate.com/WPCHuntsvilleAL.

Ministry Opportunities

Opportunity in Children’s Ministry:  We have an immediate need for a team or couple to teach our 1st and 2nd grade Sunday school class from May through July.   Please contact Tracey Zumbach at tracey.zumbach@wpc-hsv.org for more information.  Thanks!

Sunday Servants

NURSERY – Morning Worship Rebecca Harness, Kristi Vechinski, Lady Emrich
Bill Emrich
Matt Harness, Samuel Lowrance
NURSERY – Sunday School Amy Vechinski
Paul & Mary Katherine Keel
NURSERY – Evening Worship Susann Anderson, Anna Claire Murphree
HEAD USHER Ryan Wellman
SEXTON COUNTER Craig Bosma, Sam Lowrance
SOUND Clif Barnes, Eric Fulcher