Good Morning Westheights,
It’s December 1st! Feels like the official countdown until Christmas can start (at least for those who didn’t immediately start their countdown last year…) We have quite a few announcements, so we’ll jump right into it, but first….
Here’s the joke of the week!
What did Mrs. Pepper write in her holiday card to Mr. Salt?
While you think on the answer, here’s some weekly announcements!
Melanie Wigg Speaking This Sunday
This Sunday, come prepared to listen to Melanie Wigg speak on the second theme of the Advent season: Love.
Camp Kahquah Anniversary Donation
Thank you to all who contributed to our anniversary donation. Together we gave $2750 to Camp Kahquah. Camp Kahquah is thankful for our support.
Pastor Josh would like to know what a highlight of 2021 has been for you? Some of these answers will find their way into an upcoming message (anonymously of course). Click here to submit your response!
Christmas & Advent
Click here for the full Christmas letter, but below are some quick reference links:
Advent Prayer Meeting (virtual) – Saturday December 4th at 10am. Prayer time will be via Zoom using this link. We invite participants to email prayer requests to Pastor Terry.
Advent Devotionals – Pick up a devotional hardcopy in the church foyer or find the digital copy here.
Advent Devotional Facebook Group – Readings posted Monday-Friday for discussion until Christmas Eve. Join here.
- MCC Relief Kits– find out more here. If you’d like to contribute to the collection of items, contact Pastor Charlene.
- BIC Global Giving Guide – find out more here.
Christmas Eve Services – This year we are excited to be offering Christmas Eve services both in-person and online on Dec 23 at 7pm and Dec 24 at 4pm & 7pm. Visit christmas.westheights.org for more information about how to register and links for the online services. Please note that registrations open on December 16th.
Students – Last Meet Ups of the Year
Sr. High’s last meeting of 2021 will be December 9th, and Jr. High’s last meeting will be December 16th. Enjoy your Christmas break, and we’ll see Sr. High back on January 6th, and Jr. High on January 13th. See you in the New Year!
Westheights Kids @82!
To register your kids for Westheights Kids@82, please register here by Sunday at 8:30AM. Parents, if the small group is full, please use the “wait list” so we know that your child was interesting in attending.
Registering for Westheights@82
To register for Westheights@82, please register here by Sunday at 9:30AM or leave a phone message (519-741-1986 extension 802) on our general office voicemail to register. Please call on Wednesday or Thursday so someone sees your voicemail during office hours.
If you’re unable to register due to capacity limitations, please sign up for the “wait list”. We will connect with you if there’s cancellations, or for priority registration for the following Sunday.
Please cancel your registration if you find you’re unable to attend. Here’s how you cancel.
For those who wish to enjoy our service from the comfort of home (or wherever you happen to be), find us on YouTube. Attendees are encouraged to join in on the chat conversation.
Job Opportunity at MWC
As a BIC church we are a part of the Mennonite World Conference. Right now MWC has two openings at their Kitchener office for a Bookkeeper and Development Assistant.
If you would have something that you would like us to pray for, email your prayer request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Prayer requests will be forwarded to Westheights folks who have expressed a desire to support us in prayer. If you would like to receive these prayer requests please email email@example.com and we will add you to the distribution list.
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What did Mrs.Pepper write in her holiday card to Mr.Salt?