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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PEACEFUL PRACTICES: DIALOGUE

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: DIALOGUE

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: DIALOGUE Message by Josh Mutter - October 15, 2023 BIG IDEA: Dialogue will result in better things than debate. John 4:3-26 NIV 1. A healthy dialogue begins with vulnerability. 2. A healthy dialogue requires honest curiosity. 3. A healthy dialogue...

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PEACEFUL PRACTICES: ENGAGEMENT

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: ENGAGEMENT

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: ENGAGEMENT Message by Josh Mutter - October 8, 2023 BIG IDEA: As a community, we have the skills to help one another navigate conflict. 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 NIV The different approaches we have to conflict reflects the diversity that exists in...

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Games Night for Grown-Ups: Nov 18, 2023

Games Night for Grown-Ups: Nov 18, 2023

On Saturday, November 18, 2023, we will be having another Westheights’ Games Night for Grown Ups. Everyone (18 and older) is welcome to gather at 7:00pm in the portable beside the church to have some fun together playing a variety of games. Drinks will be provided and...

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PEACEFUL PRACTICES: DISCOVERY

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: DISCOVERY

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: DISCOVERY Message by Josh Mutter - September 24, 2023 Big Idea: Discovery gets us below the surface of a conflict to the heart of what really matters. Matthew 18:10-22 NIV  “See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that...

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Swap & Shop 2023

Swap & Shop 2023

Save the date! The Swap & Shop is returning, and we hope you’ll join us! This event will be a great chance to put generosity and simplicity into practice, and maybe get some of your holiday shopping done while you’re at it! It’s pretty great to hold a free garage...

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Halloween For Hunger 2023

Halloween For Hunger 2023

Since 2007, our church and community have donated 36,248 lbs of food and $5,072 in cash donations through our Halloween for Hunger events. The Food Bank calculates that this is equivalent to over 43,727 meals Westheights Church and our neighbours have provided over...

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PEACEFUL PRACTICES: CURIOSITY

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: CURIOSITY

PEACEFUL PRACTICES: CURIOSITY Message by Josh Mutter - September 17, 2023 Big Idea: Having curiosity can help us explore the perspectives and experience of others. Acts 2:1-13 NIV  “When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound...

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