Prayer Shawl Ministry
Please join us for an evening of knitting, crocheting, and fellowship on Monday, July 18, from 6:30-8 p.m., at Common Grounds. We look forward to seeing you. For questions, please contact Beth Hochstetler,
Tubing on the James!
Spend the afternoon of Saturday, July 20, floating down the James River. Tubers should leave Charlottesville by noon in order to be on the shuttle bus at 1 p.m. and return at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $25/person. Children, six and under, and non-swimmers are not allowed on the trip. To reserve your spot, contact Reeling & Rafting, www.reelingandrafting.com/tubing or 434.286.4386. Scholarships are available. Questions? Call the church office, 434-293-3133.
Summer Forum: “The Border Is Here”
This three-hour, interactive workshop on the lived history of U.S. immigration will be held on Saturday, July 20, co-taught by Natalie Romero and Frank Valdez, first-generation immigrants in global development studies at UVA, with Priscilla Mendenhall, Cville Immigrant Bond Fund. To register, visit http://bit.ly/BorderWorkshop.
Water Fun Day
Join us on Friday, July 26, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for fun with water for kids — newborn to fifth graders. Enjoy sprinklers, squirters, beach balls, noodle relays, water painting, and water balloons! Please bring your own picnic dinner, beach chairs, and beach towels. Wear your bathing suit. There will be popsicles for all and a surprise keepsake
Congregational Meeting, July 28
A Congregational Meeting has been called for Sunday, July 28, following the 10 a.m. service for the purpose of calling our new Associate Pastor for University Mission and Social Justice. A motion will also be put forth to adjust Lynne’s Terms of Call. Since Ken will be away on study leave that Sunday, Rev. David Garth will preside as Moderator.
Support AIM at Sedona Taphouse
When you go out lunch/dinner during the month of July, you can support The Alliance for Interfaith Ministry. AIM is the featured charity during Sedona Taphouse’s Steak Out for Charity every Monday in July. AIM provides emergency assistance to those in need to prevent evictions, utilities disconnections, provide medications, and more.
African-American Museum Trip
Westminster is joining Zion Union Baptist Church for a trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. on August 17. A bus will leave Zion at 10 a.m. and return at 9:30 p.m. Cost is $50 and benefits Zion’s church repair find. To reserve your place on the trip, call 434-297-2271 by August 1.
Prayers of Joy and Concern
- for Westminster's ten youth and five adult leaders from the Journey To Adulthood (J2A) class as they continue their pilgrimage together traveling to the Grand Tetons and back to Charlottesville.
- for Sunday morning's gift of music from the Westminster bluegrass band
- for those struggling with a diagnosis of cancer and those who love and care for them
- for couples as they journey through changing relationships and the consequences of those changes.