Good morning Westheights,

Here’s the announcements for this week! 

Riddle of the Week 

What are the next three letters in this combination? OTTFFSS. 

Reply back with your guesses, but for those who can wait, the answer will be in next week’s newsletter! Here’s some of our weekly announcements

Outdoor Activities 

“Do you enjoy getting outside – walking, biking, hiking, etcetera? Think it would be fun to periodically get together with other people from Westheights who also like getting outside? Fill out this form here and Malcolm van Raalte will get those who are interested organized. Those under 18 will need to be accompanied by an adult.”

Mennonite World Conference Glocal Watch Parties

Did you know that as part of the BIC denomination we are part of the Mennonite World Conference? Check out the announcement here from the KW planning committee with details on “glocal watch parties”.

Westheights Student Ministries Summer Fun 

What? Active games & campfire

When? Thursday July 14, 6:30-8:30PM

Where? The Jantzi’s (2277 Moser-Young Road, St Clements, ON N0B 2M0)

Who? Students who are in grades 6-12 (starting in Sept 2022)


  • Wear running shoes, bug spray and bring a water bottle
  • We will supply marshmallows and hotdogs for roasting
  • Transportation is not provided

Please RSVP by completing the special event waiver form by July 13th. 

Westheights Weekly Email Newsletter Changes A-Coming

As we look at our online communication processes as a church, we’re working on improving our newsletter and what shows up in your email inbox.

Starting July 3rd, these emails will be merged into one Westheights Newsletter. Sundays at 6am, you can look forward to one email that will share our Westheights Youtube Channel Link, Latest News, Special Events, etc. This will not affect the Students & Kids Ministry newsletters. 

If you have any questions, feel free to email Sarah.

Spring News From the Board

Our church board has shared a letter telling us about some of the latest things they’ve been working on. You can read it here.

Celebrating the Ordination of Shannon Cook 

In our service this Sunday June 26th we have the privilege of witnessing and celebrating the ordination of Shannon Cook. Shannon is the Chaplain at Forest Heights Long Term Care and has recently received credentials from the Be In Christ Church of Canada. Shannon has been attending Westheights since the fall of 2021. 

Spotify Playlist: Current Worship Songs

We’ve created a playlist of current worship songs that the Worship Team may play on a Sunday. Feel free to listen on Spotify by clicking here.

Office Hours

Our office hours are Tuesday-Thursday 10am-3pm. If possible please call ahead in case we’ve stepped out of the portable. 

Prayer Requests

If you would have something that you would like us to pray for, email your prayer request to  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 and we will add you to the distribution list.

Finally …

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Last Week’s Riddle Answer

I am the outstretched fingers that seize and hold the wind. Wisdom flows from me in other hands. Upon me are sweet dreams dreamt. My merest touch brings laughter. What am I?

Answer: A feather

Do you have a favourite riddle you’d love to share with the Westheights Church Community? Email Sarah to share it, and she’ll add it to a future newsletter!