The Second Century Begins
Longtime Westminster member, Janie Alford, wrote numerous hymns and poems. She collaborated with music director, Hal Hopson, on a set of hymns frequently sung in worship at Westminster
The gym and Fellowship Hall were dedicated in 1977 to the memory of Grace McCullough Tate and Lucile Roberts Rich.
The addition of the gym enabled the church to sponsor basketball teams which played in the Nashville church league.
Coleman A. Harwell, an elder and editor of The Tennessean, wrote The Centennial History of Westminster which was published in 1979.
Charter members of Westminster gather in the church library.
Harwell is joined by Robert E. Harwell, Jr., Dr. Charles C. Trabue, and Dr. Henry H. Hill, on the Centennial History Committee.
As Sunday school enrollment has increased, larger teams of teachers have worked together to meet the needs of larger classes.
Another building was added to provide additional space for the Westminster School, Sunday school classes, and the growing music program in 1984. Coleman Harwell, Henry Goodpasture and others participate in the groundbreaking.
Westminster’s new tower bell was installed on May 24, 1988, in memory of Thomas Henry Baird.
The All-Church picnic held at the home of Carol and Bobby Frist each fall has become an important tradition.
Women participate in a Thursday morning Bible study led by Martha Bess DeWitt, Director of Christian Education.
Elementary school-age children enjoy a retreat at Nacome.
Westminster works with Habitat for the Humanities.
Vacation Bible School provides summer fun for Westminster’s elementary students.