FYI Fridays – March 5, 2021

FYI Fridays – March 5, 2021

Happy Friday Westheights, During the pandemic we have created ways for us to safely connect with each other (i.e  the Contact List and the Kindness Initiative). Recently, a few wonderful Westheights people decided to launch Westheights Games - playing online games...

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Preparing for the Cross #1: Picking Up Our Cross

Preparing for the Cross #1: Picking Up Our Cross

Do we settle for a comforting version of our faith, when really the message of the cross is unsettling - in hard but healthy ways? Lent helps us to become truly cross-focused. How ought the cross inform or shape our relationship with power, wealth, the marginalized,...

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Introducing the Community Centre Collection

Introducing the Community Centre Collection

The Community Centre Collection is an opportunity for us to live out our vision to be a vibrant community of followers of Jesus which serves our neighbours by meeting needs and showing love by meeting some of the tangible needs of those in our neighbourhood.  The...

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FYI Fridays – March 5, 2021

FYI Fridays – February 26, 2021

Happy Friday Westheights, This week I want to introduce us to an initiative that we are calling the Community Centre Collection. The Community Centre Collection is an opportunity for us to live out our vision to be a vibrant community of followers of Jesus which...

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An Update from the Church Board

An Update from the Church Board

Dear Westheights Community Church family,  Our region recently moved out of the grey-lockdown zone and into the red-control zone. This change brings a lessening of restrictions and may cause some of us to wonder what our plan is for in-person Sunday services. At this...

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Lessons from Zelophehad’s Daughters

Lessons from Zelophehad’s Daughters

There is a deeply held assumption about prayer that holds us back from engaging in a real, honest relationship with God. This assumption is that we need to be timid, shy, or skittish when we pray. How can we experience God when we put up a wall of fear or a barricade...

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FYI Fridays – March 5, 2021

FYI Fridays – February 19, 2021

Happy Friday Westheights,  This week begins the season of Lent. In some traditions, observing Lent is accompanied by the practice of fasting or giving up certain luxuries in order to follow along with Jesus’ journey to the cross that started with his fasting in the...

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We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

It is hard to believe that we are rapidly approaching 1-year of doing church differently due to COVID-19. But despite the changes in how we do ministry, the work of our staff has not diminished. Rather, like many of you, we have had to pivot to learn how to do our...

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FYI Fridays – March 5, 2021

FYI Fridays – February 12, 2021

Happy Friday Westheights,  We had 70+ sign-ups to send and receive expressions of care and kindness to people in our church family through the Westheights Kindness Initiative. This is AMAZING! To those of us who sign-up, consider this a gentle reminder to do something...

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FYI Fridays – March 5, 2021

FYI Fridays – February 5, 2021

Happy Friday Westheights,  Last week we introduced you to something called The Westheights Kindness Initiative. In case you missed it, you can read about it here or watch Christina talk about it here. So far we have 40+ people signed up to both send and receive an...

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FYI Fridays – March 5, 2021

FYI Fridays – January 29, 2021

Happy Friday Westheights,  Over the month of February, we want to do something special to help us express care for one another. We are calling it The Westheights Kindness Initiative. The big idea is that participants will sign up to both send and receive an expression...

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The Westheights Kindness Initiative

The Westheights Kindness Initiative

This February, you are invited to join us to spread care within our church family!  Over the month of February, we want to do something special to help us express care for one another. The big idea is that participants will sign up to both send and receive an...

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