Good morning Westheights,

We hope that this warm weather is rejuvenating and inspiring you this week!

Riddle of the Week 

What breaks yet never falls, and what falls yet never breaks?

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

Deitweiler Creek Clean Up – May 14

This Saturday, between 10am-12pm, Joanne McElroy is organizing a trash clean up of Deitweiler Creek, the creek that flows alongside the church property. Trash bags, gloves and garbage bins will be provided. If you’re interested in joining, meet at the back of the church building by 10am.

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

Students Special Event – May 26

Who? All students in grades 6-12

What? Mini-golf

Where? Max’s Sport World – 800 King Street N, Waterloo, ON

When? Thursday May 26 at 6:30PM (pick-up at 8PM)

How Much? $10 each (payable to Pastor Josh on arrival)

Other Details:

  • Permission forms will be available next week and much be returned by Tuesday May 24
  • Westheights is not providing transportation to or from this event

All Church Picnic June 12

It has been a long time, but we are excited to invite you to join us on Sunday, June 12th at 12:30pm for our annual Church Picnic. This year we will gather at Norm Hill Park in New Hamburg. More details can be found here. 

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.

Young Adults:  BBQ at the Mutters

What? Young Adults BBQ

When? Sunday, June 5, 3PM


Wear/bring: comfy clothes, running shoes, water bottle/drinks, your own personal BBQ-y side dishes and desserts, cutlery

And if you have them: a lawnchair or blanket, frisbees!!

We will provide: hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, plates & napkins


New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale

May 27 & 28 is the New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale. More information can be found out here. 

CAMP KAHQUAH: Young Adults Retreat

June 10-12 there’s a young adults retreat at Camp Kahquah. More information can be found out here. 

Westheights Kids@82 Registration

To register your kids for Westheights Kids@82, find the event registration link here  and register by Sunday at 8:30AM. Parents, if the small group is full, please use the “wait list” so we know that your child was interested in attending.

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

Only one color, but not one size,

Stuck at the bottom, yet easily flies.

Present in sun, but not in rain,

Doing no harm and feeling no pain.

What is it? 

Answer: Shadow

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!