Mission and Service Fund


Announcements and Upcoming Events

Help us keep the air we share healthy and fragrance-free. The chemicals used in scented products can make some people sick, especially those with asthma, allergies and other medical conditions. Please do not wear perfume, cologne, aftershave and other fragrances.

The Peace Candle is lit as a reminder to Christians to pray for and work for world peace.

Message from Anna Marie regarding Spring Newsletter: “It’s almost spring (thank goodness) and it is time for our Spring Newsletter. I am asking for contributions for this newsletter.

If you have anything you would like to submit, please email it to me at annah@telusplanet.net, you could give it to me in person, or leave it in my mailbox on the ramp. I generally take stories, cartoons, inspirational quotes, or maybe your favourite recipe…….whatever you would like to share with the people of Westminster. The deadline for contributions is March 18th. Thanks for helping me put together the newsletter!

Be sure to mark your calendar for the “Lunch at FAM Event” coming soon. FAM will be hosting lunch at noon on the first 4 Tuesdays in April, serving soup, dessert & a beverage for only $5.00. Gluten free options will be available. This is a fundraiser for the Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter

“Raising the Roof in Song” – coffee house style entertainment in Taylor Hall with coffee house style entertainment in Taylor Hall with many popular local talents performing on Friday, April 5, 7:00pm at St John’s Presbyterian Church (504 2 St SE). Free will offering to help offset the costs of Taylor Hall roof repairs. Refreshments and snacks provided.

Irvine Spring Supper at Peace United Church will be held on Sunday April 7thThere will be two seatings: 4:30 & 6pm. Fare will include Ham, sausage and perogies. There will also be a silent auction and bake sale.Tickets forAdults are $17.00 and $10.00 for children. To purchase tickets call: 403 527-0206.

St. Barnabas Anglican Church is hosting a Lenten Silent retreat on Saturday, March 23rd. The retreat will begin at 8:45 in The Hall and finish at 3;00pm. Lunch is provided. It is requested a Bible and something to write on be brought. Registration deadline is Monday, March 18. Please call Lynne at (403) 526-7713 with and questions. The cost is $15.00.

Living the Questions 2.0 Progressive Faith Study has resumed at Fifth Avenue United. Please join us for any or all sessions!

Each weekly 20-minute DVD features several of 30 interesting and diverse religion leaders on a specific theme, followed by discussion.

Drinks and snacks are also available. Sample topics are "Evil, Suffering & A God of Love" (Feb 27) and "Honoring Creation" (March 26)

Changes to Food Bank Sunday: you will have the opportunity to donate cashto the local Food Bank as an alternative to bringing in food donations. A separate envelope will be passed around during the offering and if you wish you may add any amount and it will be forwarded to the Food Bank on your behalf.

Fifth Avenue Memorial United Church is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner and Dessert Auction Fundraiser on March 22nd at 6pm. Tickets are $25.00 with a $20.00 tax receipt and are available at the FAM office(403)-526-2237

Celebrate Music VI will be held on April 14th hosted by Fifth Avenue Memorial United Church at 7pm. Tickets are $20.00 and are available from Stone Furs, FAM office, Proceeds go to the Tower Restoration Fund.

Lenten Mid-Week Services will begin March 6th on Ash Wednesday until April 10th. All services begin at 7 p.m. at the Following Host Congregations:

March and April editions of “The Upper Room” are available on the ramp.

Donations at Coffee Time for March are allocated to Haitian Coffee

Please join us in Memorial Hall for refreshments and fellowship!