FYI Friday (or… Thursday) – April 1, 2021

FYI Friday (or… Thursday) – April 1, 2021

Happy April 1st Westheights!  No, it is not an April fools joke that you are getting our weekly “Friday” communication on a Thursday. With this weekend being Easter, we decided to bump our communications up a day. This year both our Good Friday (April 2) and Easter...

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Preparing for the Cross #4: A Beautiful Response

Preparing for the Cross #4: A Beautiful Response

Join Pastor Josh as he explores three different potential responses to Jesus, and asks us to think about whether any of these responses reflect where we might be at this morning. Listen in and ask God to move you toward your own beautiful response to him.   A...

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FYI Friday (or… Thursday) – April 1, 2021

FYI Fridays – March 26, 2021

Happy Friday Westheights,  During the season of Lent, we have been anticipating the events of Good Friday and Easter Sunday by looking at the conversations that Jesus had with his friends about his coming death. As we enter the final week of Lent, we want to share a...

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Easter 2021

Easter 2021

Easter is almost upon us!  Holy Week Devotional  Holy Week begins on March 28 and we are excited to share a Holy Week resource from BIC Canada. We believe that it will serve as a tool to help us pause, reflect and remember the significance of this Easter season.  “In...

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When God Interrupts

When God Interrupts

Listen in as guest speaker Anita Giardina discusses God's good interruptions, and their ability to invite us to recognize Holy Ground. Anita is a friend of the BIC, having recently been involved in ministry at the downtown Toronto parish of the Meeting House. Anita...

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FYI Friday (or… Thursday) – April 1, 2021

FYI Fridays – March 19, 2021

Happy Friday Westheights,  Our speaker this Sunday will be Anita Giardina. Anita is a friend of the BIC, having recently been involved in ministry at the downtown Toronto parish of the Meeting House. Anita currently serves as the Canadian Director of the Women's...

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Preparing for the Cross #4: A Beautiful Response

Preparing for the Cross #3: A Serving Posture

What would we say defines us? What are the things that we have attached value, meaning, and significance to? (Maybe they're even things that we think elevate us above others.) In today’s passage, we are going to look at the third time Jesus predicts his death, and how...

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2020 Westheights Annual General Meeting

2020 Westheights Annual General Meeting

The Westheights Church Annual General Meeting is on Sunday, March 28th at 6:30 pm. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the directive given to us by BIC Canada, this meeting will be held virtually.  This meeting is open to all members and attendees of Westheights...

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FYI Friday (or… Thursday) – April 1, 2021

FYI Fridays – March 12, 2021

Happy Friday Westheights,  It seems like some weeks we don’t have much news to share. This is not the case this week. Be sure to check out all of the news below!    Westheights Games During the pandemic, we have created ways for us to safely connect with each...

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Preparing for the Cross #4: A Beautiful Response

Preparing for the Cross #2: A Welcoming Posture

What comes to mind when you think of leadership? Have we in some ways lost sight of the ways in which Jesus and the cross need to shape our understanding and practice of life, specifically regarding something like leadership? Listen in as Pastor Josh explores a...

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FYI Friday (or… Thursday) – April 1, 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 #4: A Beautiful Response

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 Friday (or… Thursday) – April 1, 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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