Advent Discussion #2

Advent Discussion #2

Pastor Terry Kreutzkamp has edited together some highlights from this past Sunday's post-sermon Zoom call to discuss the second message from our God With Us sermon series. Click below to listen to the podcast, which features many different voices from our church...

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God With Us #2: Love

God With Us #2: Love

The themes of hope, love, joy, and peace are a part of the journey of Advent, and the focus in this second week is love. It is our prayer that during this season we would experience the love of Christ in new ways. How might we examine our lives to find fresh ways to...

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FYI Fridays – December 4

FYI Fridays – December 4

Happy Friday Westheights,  Christmas Eve is less than 3 weeks away (cue the panic). This year our Christmas Eve services will be exclusively online. The service will be offered at three different times (Dec 23 at 7pm and Dec 24 at 4pm & 7pm). It is our hope that...

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Advent Discussion #2

Advent Discussion #1

Pastor Terry Kreutzkamp has edited together some highlights from this past Sunday's post-sermon Zoom call to discuss the first message from our God With Us sermon series. Click below to listen to the podcast, which features many different voices from our church family...

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God With Us #2: Love

God With Us #1: Have You Seen A Great Light?

To the people in Isaiah's time, it was a time of great national distress, and they were finding it hard to believe that God had not abandoned them. Maybe some of us can relate. In the midst of the darkness, Isaiah paints a picture of hope and shares a word of light...

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FYI Fridays – December 4

FYI Fridays – November 27

Happy Friday Westheights,  This week is the first of our Christmas services as we celebrate the first Sunday of Advent. Advent is a season where we prepare ourselves to celebrate the coming of Jesus. This week our theme will be hope. As we enter the Christmas season,...

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Pivot #5 – Anniversary Sunday

Pivot #5 – Anniversary Sunday

This week we celebrated our 42nd church anniversary - or is it "churchiversary"? This is a great opportunity to celebrate how God has been at work in our story as a community of followers of Jesus. But this year has a different feel to it. In 2019 we created a plan to...

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FYI Fridays – December 4

FYI Fridays – November 20

Happy Friday Westheights,  This Sunday we celebrate our anniversary. Despite it being a “different” sort of year, we can celebrate how God is at work in our church family.  As a part of our anniversary celebration, the Board is encouraging us to consider directing our...

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Advent 2020

Advent 2020

The season of Advent is beginning on Sunday, November 29th. Advent is a time where we prepare our hearts to celebrate the coming of Jesus. This year we are doing a few different things to celebrate Advent that we hope you will find meaningful.  Daily Advent Readings...

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Pivot #5 – Anniversary Sunday

Pivot #4 – Radical Love

We want to be a church that takes seriously the responsibility to care for one another. Jesus gave His followers the mission of continuing to do the things that He was about. The life and ministry of Jesus were all about proclaiming God's Kingdom and He gives us an...

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Happy 42nd Anniversary, Westheights!

Happy 42nd Anniversary, Westheights!

Dear Westheights Family, On Sunday, November 22 we will celebrate 42 years of ministry together. We began 2020 anticipating many “new” initiatives for how we would live out our mission of helping people find and follow Jesus. The reality of COVID-19 is that many of...

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FYI Fridays – December 4

FYI Fridays – November 13

One of the things that I truly appreciate about our denominational family is the opportunities are provided to ministry leaders to learn and grow. Recently our staff attended two fantastic sessions that our denomination (Be In Christ) facilitated for all Canadian...

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2019 WESTHEIGHTS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

2019 WESTHEIGHTS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Our 2019 AGM was originally scheduled for March 29 but due to COVID-19 it was recommended that we defer this meeting until the pandemic was over. Fast forward eight months, and we are still experiencing the pandemic. BIC Canada is requiring us to have our deferred...

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Pivot #5 – Anniversary Sunday

Pivot #3 – Caring for One Another

How are we to be caring for one another? The reality is that we just can't be with people the way that we are used to. Many people are struggling with isolation and loneliness in this season, and this means that the need to care for one another is very real. As...

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Halloween for Hunger 2020 Results

Halloween for Hunger 2020 Results

Halloween for Hunger may have looked quite a bit different this year, but it was a huge success! Thanks to our wonderful volunteers and neighbours, we raised 1,310 lbs of food and a whopping $750 in funds, for a total of 3,273 meals for The Food Bank of Waterloo...

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