Events & Happenings

Events & Happenings

Rise Against Hunger Experience & Dinner

July 14th in the Youth CafeThe time for the Rise Against Hunger event is 3 – 5. Food trucks out back after we pack the meals. Buns on the Run and Blue Monkey Shaved Ice. You are welcome to participate as your schedule allows.  Please fill out the forms that tell us how you are participating.One – for Rise Against Hunger to help pack the meal.Two – the form to let the church know you are staying for the food…

WPC Choir Retreat – August 2024

Accommodations and Cost: Meals for the retreat will be covered by the Church’s Music Budget. Last year ca. 15 of us spent the night in Gibson Hall. It is very modern and comfortable with private sleeping room and a shared adjoining bath with shower. All bedding and towels provided. Rooms have fridge and TV. Overnight Lodging is available for $90. PLEASE DON’T LET COST KEEP YOU FROM PARTICIPATING. Financial assistance sS available [see registration form or talk w/ John Semingson].…

Authors Roundtable

June 14Authors Roundtable10:00 a.m.Westminster Café New York Times Best-Selling Author, Jane Lorenzini, will discuss her latest book, “The Growing Season.” Jane’s book is the second in a series set in early Ft. Myers, Florida, continuing the story of Belle Carson and a host of other lovable, quirky characters. This is Jane’s second appearance at an Authors Roundtable at Westminster. She discussed her debut novel, “After the Rain,” after its release in 2019. She has been a great friend to beginning writers in…

Study Trip | Reformation In The Lowlands

For those who would be interested in learning about the upcoming study trip Holland and Belgium in the Spring: Reformation in the Lowlands that Guy Griffith is planning for April 22 – May 2, 2025, there is an informational meeting after the late service on Sunday, June 2nd in the Overlook Room. A church-wide picnic is planned after worship that day and anyone who plans to attend the information meeting can grab lunch and come to the Overlook Room. If you have questions, please…

High School Hometown Service/Learning Experience!

Senior High youth are invited to join us for youth a week of service, with a focus on learning about interfaith! On Sunday, June 23, we will share about our experiences with the congregation at both worship services. We hope you’ll join us for a great week! DetailsWho Can Attend: Students who have just completed 8th-12th grade.Dates: June 20-23, 2024Cost: $105.00 for whole week or $35 a day. *Scholarships and discounts available! See below for details.Rough Timeframe of Each Day: Around 8:30am – 3pm.Where: Right here in Nashville, Tennessee! Scholarships & DiscountsThrough amazing fundraisers, the Koinonia Youth Ministry…

In Town Adventure

In Town AdventureJune 24-27 Rising 4th – 6th grades join us for in-town adventure and service. You may sign up for one day, multiple days, or all 4 days, whatever fits your schedule.  The cost for all 4 days is $150. The cost per day is $45. We will go to Nashville Shores, The Adventure Park Nashville with ropes courses and zip lines, hiking in our beautiful outdoors and cooking for members of our church. For those that sign up…

Nations Ministry

Nations Ministry June 10 – July 12 Hillcrest United Methodist Church Would you be willing to lead or help in a small group or meet one-on-one with a student about a topic below? – Gardening Basics: Preparing the Soil – Gardening Basics: What and How to Plant – Car Maintenance: Changing a Tire – Car Maintenance: Checking Oil and Other Fluids – Car Maintenance: Checking Tire Pressure – Car Maintenance: Jump Starting a Battery – Car Maintenance: Changing Wiper Blades…

Teaching And Shepherding

Honoring Our Baptismal Vows – Teaching and Shepherding Next year We are in need of teachers and shepherds for the 2024 – 2025 school year. The commitment to be with our wonderful children is for one school year, August – May. We have teams for every class so there is room for adults to be flexible around travel and family. Material, training, and support are all provided. We would love to have you on one of our teams!! It is a…

Sunday Adult Education Offerings | 06.09.24

Adult Education Archives Covenant ClassFellowship Hall9:45 a.m.Led by Will Wellman The rise and Reign of David: I & II Samuel in Three Acts This summer the Old Testament lectionary will include readings from the books of I & II Samuel. This class will offer an introduction to these books and cover the beginnings of the kingdom of Israel alongside the stories of the prophet Samuel, King Saul, and King David. We’ll walk through the books in three acts roughly corresponding…

e-Blasts Landing Page

Missional E-Blasts (Mondays) Missional Update for 06.10.24  On Mondays, we will highlight all the mission work going on for that week and introduce registration forms and highlight past events. Weekly Happenings E-Blasts (Wednesdays) Happenings Update for 06.12.24 Our Wednesday email will cover all the classes, activities and opportunities for fellowship throughout the month. This is where you will learn of new book studies and sign up for dinners.  Sunday Informational E-Blasts (Fridays) Sunday Info Update for 06.16.24 Friday will bring…

Montreat Youth Conference 2024

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED!Please contact TJ Piccolo if you have any questions. Montreat Youth Conference Montreat Youth Conference affirms youth in their calling to be and to shape the church of Jesus Christ. The desire of MYC is to help youth come to know and believe that they are the beloved of God and to be a place where authenticity, community, connection, and God’s truth thrive. Through engaging worship, lively music, and practices of gratitude and fun, MYC offers youth…

Connect With Hands On Mission

Recently in a committee meeting of Hands on Mission, we heard a call to engage in Lent, with a turning toward the light of our faith.  We want to invite each of us at Westminster to connect:  – with another person and jointly  – enter into an activity together that serves others  We invite you to choose one of our existing missions of this church, or another one you already know or identify a need you see and want to…

Joy In Learning

Joy In Learning June Newsletter 2024 We have found that being in community, working towards a common goal, makes life so much more meaningful for all ages. Currently offering in 2024: Classes and Activities: • Oil painting • Pottery • Cooking • Tai-Chi • Telling Your Story writing • Mah-jongg • Knitting and Crocheting • Note Care Ministry K-4th grade classes: for WPC members and friends who join with our Nations Ministry refugee friends at church. We also have middle…

Cafe Activities

Joy In Learning & Cafe June Newsletter 2024 Note-Caring Ministry – 1st and 3rd Tuesday morningsSongwriters Song Circle – weekly | 10-12 am Ongoing Classes & Activities Tai Chi – Monday, Wednesday, Friday mornings; and Wednesday afternoonsCreative Journey Through Scripture Reflection in Watercolor – Wednesday mornings. All levels welcome.Mah-Jongg – Tuesday morningsKnit and Crochet – Thursday mornings