Weekly E-News
Monday, January 29, 2018
Worship Next Sunday, February 4:
Tom Lenhart will preach.

Church School will be available for children age 3 to 5th grade. Children begin worship in the Sanctuary with their parents, then go to Church School following the Time for Children.

Nursery Care is available for those under the age of 3.
Worship Last Sunday, January 28:

Rev. Tom Lenhart preached "To Be Prophets." Click here to listen to the sermon.

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Construction Update

Construction has begun inside the building, starting with the kitchen, meaning that the kitchen has been completely sealed off. The Dalecarlia entrance, the Sanctuary doors, and the Conservatory entrance are available to use to get into the building, and there are signs helping to guide people into and through the church.

The stairs from the parking lot to the building are still accessible, and there will always be a number of parking spaces in the lot available to use. When parking on the neighborhood streets, please do so with respect to our neighbors and don't block their driveways or walkways.

Because the kitchen is sealed off , Coffee Hour is now held in the Mabry Room. Please let Samantha (samantha@westmorelanducc.org) know if you have any questions!
StillReading Book Group - Sunday, February 11

Westmoreland’s "StillReading” book group will meet on Sunday, February 11 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm in the Parlor to discuss “The Secret Scripture” by Sebastian Barry. This book combines two narratives, both focused on religious and political upheavals in Ireland during the 1920s-30s: Roseanne McNulty recounts her 100-year life spent mostly as a patient in a mental hospital, while chief psychiatrist Dr. Grene investigates how she came to be confined. The novel was awarded the Costa Award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize. Please join us for discussion and snacks!
Youth Summer Mission Trip

We are returning to Hazard, KY to work with the Housing Development Alliance. The trip is scheduled for June 24-30, 2018. The cost per youth will be $100. All youth going must have completed 6th grade. If you have any questions or concerns, be sure to ask the youth who went last year about the experience! RSVP by March 18, 2018 to adam@westmorelanducc.org .
Support SOME by Making a Casserole

Once a month, we prepare and deliver frozen Chicken (or Turkey) Alfredo casseroles that are then baked and served at So Others Might Eat (SOME). Our support for SOME continues during this time when the kitchen is closed for construction, so you need to know the following: 

  • The freezer is now on the main floor of the Social Hall, in the alcove between the Wenger Rooms and the stage. 
  • As always, please put your casseroles in that freezer and put your shelf-stable donations on top of the freezer.

Our next delivery to SOME is Wednesday, January 31.
Leaders and Helpers Needed to Teach Church School
Every week, we need one leader and one helper to teach Church School for the preschool class, the K - 2nd grade class, and the 3rd - 5th grade class. Click on the link below for more information or to sign up!
Ushers Needed
The Usher Service (US) here at Westmoreland is looking for folks who are willing to usher a few Sundays a year. We’ll train you! If interested, email Greg Perla, the Usher Coordinator, at greg.perla@yahoo.com. Please join US!
Donate Flowers for Worship
Flowers add beauty and meaning to our Sunday worship service. Individuals or families may sign up for a date to donate with a dedication in the worship bulletin. Please contact the Flower Chairman, Judy Fogt by phone (301-229-1183) or email (judyfogt@gmail.com) and she will give you the details. And THANK YOU!
Sign Up to Host 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.
The church's Office Hours are:
Mondays & Tuesdays, 10 am - 5 pm
Wednesdays, 12 - 3
Thursdays & Fridays 10 - 5