Westmoreland Windows Weekly E-News
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Church Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm. Closed on Friday. 
In this issue . . .
Parlor Update 
Construction in the Parlor is almost done.  All construction work is finished.  The next step will be to move in the new furniture that has been ordered.  We will have a special celebration in the Parlor on Sunday, July 17.

--Property and Parlor Committee

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Th rough September 4 
Worship 10:00-10:45
Classes for all ages 10:45-11:30
(No classes in August) 
Click here for the complete schedule. 
Potluck for Families with Young Children
Saturday, July 16, 5:00pm
We'll continue to just have fun and allow families at Westmoreland UCC and other friends to get to know each other better. This potluck is mainly geared toward families with babies, toddlers, or school age kids who are young enough to need to come with you. But, all are welcome! We'll have some drinks (kid and adult), plates, utensils, cups, kitchen supplies, and an oven and stove fired up to reheat your dish. And please invite friends and neighbors to join you! Looking forward to seeing you at our home for this fun evening.  Yonce, JoJo, and Cole,
Sign Up for Coffee Hour!

Coffee Hour is a time to welcome guests and to strengthen relationships within our church community. This ministry is vital to the life, spirit, and growth of our church. Beverages (coffee, tea, water, juice/lemonade) and tableware are provided by Westmoreland. Food is a welcome addition and is provided by Coffee Hour Host(s). Please sign up to host coffee hour (once per year is recommended) with your family or pair-up with another member of the church.  Click here to sign up!

Thanks,  Stacey Fannon
Gaddis/Begin Marriage Celebration
Sunday, July 17, 11:30am, Parlor
You are invited to a reception to express our heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to Doug Gaddis and Gary Begin as they celebrate their marriage.

Helping Syrian Families
If you have any of the following items to donate to Syrian families being resettled in our area, please contact Nancy Pielemeier at or 202-537-3677 to arrange for pick up:
  • Used TVs and DVD players and educational DVDs
  • Used bicycles and helmets for adults and teenagers
  • Used large pots and pans
  • Electric kettles, blenders, food processors
Children's Collections for July
School Supplies and Backpacks for Marie Reed Community Center
Since 2004, Westmoreland has provided assistance to at-risk children thro ugh a partnership with the Marie Reed Community Learning Center, a public elementary school in the District with 90% of children living below the poverty line. Over the years, our congregation has providing tutors, books, clothing, furniture, music education, and food. They are a Westmoreland Social Justice grant recipient. Examples of supplies needed:
  • Backpacks
  • Wide-ruled 1 subject notebooks
  • #2 pencils
  • Small scissors
  • Rulers
  • Box of crayons/colored pencils
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Eraser
Sa ve the Date!  Church Retreat 
Camp Wabanna
October 14-16

Camp Wabanna,
Edgewater, MD

Doug Hallward-Driemeier