CHRISTMAS IS FOR US: LOVE

CHRISTMAS IS FOR US: LOVE

CHRISTMAS IS FOR US: LOVE Message by Josh Mutter - December 17, 2023 BIG IDEA: The Christmas story reveals God's inclusive love. Luke 2:8-18 NIV  And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord...

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CHRISTMAS IS FOR US: HOPE

CHRISTMAS IS FOR US: HOPE

CHRISTMAS IS FOR US: HOPE Message by Josh Mutter - December 10, 2023 BIG IDEA: Our experience of God's hope is not dependent on our unwavering faith. Luke 1:11-22 NIV  Then an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing at the right side of the altar of incense. When...

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Christmas “C” Kickoff Recap 2023

Christmas “C” Kickoff Recap 2023

Last Sunday we had 142 people of all ages gather together to kick off Christmas together! We sang Christmas Carols together, some requirement a little bit of physical movement and concentration. Games were played with focus and fervour by volunteers, with many of the...

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NEPAL PEACE PROJECT

NEPAL PEACE PROJECT

NEPAL PEACE PROJECT Message by Todd Lester - December 3, 2023 Be in Christ Church of Canada Global      - Three areas of partnership   1. Evangelism and church planting 2. Leadership resourcing 3. Relief and development Luke 4:18 NIV  The Spirit of the Lord is on...

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THIS IS WESTHEIGHTS

THIS IS WESTHEIGHTS

THIS IS WESTHEIGHTS Message by Josh Mutter - November 19, 2023 OUR MISSION: To help people find and follow Jesus. OUR VISION: To be a vibrant community of followers of Jesus that serves our neighbours by meeting needs and showing love. BIG IDEA: As followers of Jesus,...

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HOW TO KNOW OF SERVICE CANCELLATION

HOW TO KNOW OF SERVICE CANCELLATION

During the winter months, we may have need to cancel our Sunday morning worship service due to severe weather. Out of concern for our many volunteers who need to make their way to service early in potentially hazardous road conditions, we will make the decision...

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PEACEFUL PRACTICES: CREATIVITY

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: CREATIVITY

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: CREATIVITY Message by Josh Mutter - November 12, 2023 BIG IDEA: The Holy Spirit can reveal creative solutions that seem unimaginable. Acts 15:1-12 NIV  Certain people came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the believers: “Unless you are...

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PEACEFUL PRACTICES: DIGNITY

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: DIGNITY

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: DIGNITY Message by Josh Mutter - November 5, 2023 BIG IDEA: To be a peacemaker means that we include action in our dialogue. Mark 11:15-19 NIV  On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple courts and began driving out those who were buying and...

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Christmas Season at Westheights 2023

Christmas Season at Westheights 2023

Merry Christmas Westheights! Ready or not, Christmas is right around the corner, with Advent starting on December 3. With this in mind we wanted to make sure we let you in on a few things that you won’t want to miss out on this Christmas season.   Advent Devotionals -...

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Halloween For Hunger Recap 2023

Halloween For Hunger Recap 2023

Halloween For Hunger was a huge success this year. Thanks to our neighbours and church family we packed 112 boxes of food (2,532 lbs of food) and $1,712.90 in funds for The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. That’s the equivalent of 5,404 meals! Way to go Westheights!  We...

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Anniversary Letter 2023

Anniversary Letter 2023

November 1, 2023 Dear Westheights Family, On Sunday November 26 is the 45th anniversary of Westheights Community Church. As we reflect on our story, we celebrate the many ways that God has blessed us and we are excited about what the future holds as we pursue our...

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PEACEFUL PRACTICES: AUTHENTICITY

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: AUTHENTICITY

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: AUTHENTICITY Message by Josh Mutter - October 29, 2023 BIG IDEA: When we learn to suspend our judgement, we create room to share our perspective.   1. We are not equipped to handle judging others. Genesis 3:6 NIV  When the woman saw that the...

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Christmas “C” Kickoff 2023

Christmas “C” Kickoff 2023

So many of our favourite things start with “C”. Christmas. Carols. Cookies. Community. Connection. The list (or should we say, Catalog?) goes on. Join us as we kick off this Christmas season! Sunday, December 3rd at 6pm, come to Westheights Church for some Christmasy...

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Connection Crash Course

Connection Crash Course

Westheights Church invites everyone to Connection Crash Course, a course to equip us all with the tools to create a culture that embraces and welcomes everyone who walks through our church doors. Join us as we dive deep together into the heart of hospitality,...

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PEACEFUL PRACTICES: EMPATHY

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: EMPATHY

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: EMPATHY Message by Josh Mutter - October 22, 2023 BIG IDEA: Listening to understand will help us navigate our divisive differences.   1. The difference between hearing and understanding is significant. Matthew 13:10-15 NIV  The disciples came...

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