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From Pastor Rob McClellan: "For all of you concerned about those in need as a result of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey  who want to both pray and offer direct aid, you can always turn to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance at: http://pda.pcusa.org/ .  They are on the ground, and they'll stay long after some relief efforts subside."

       

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Week of September 24, 2017

 

Fall Labyrinth Walk                      Thursday, September 21, 6:30pm
Is the voice of Spirit looking for a quiet time to express itself in your life?   Join Spiritual Life for this drop-in event (arrive by 7:15 pm) to walk our labyrinth and find inspiration in the center.   First time labyrinth walkers are always welcome – instructions provided!  Findlay Hall; For questions, email  

WPC’s Eco Fair                       Sunday, September 24, 11:15am
Join members and friends of Westminster to learn actions you can take to help counteract climate change now.  We will share activities that can easily make a difference in God’s beautiful world; co-sponsored by Loving Creation and Spiritual Life Commission; open to the entire community; Contact Mary Mossteller, (415) 847-4208 or Judi Sachs (415) 453 9123.

WPC Yoga Series                    Mondays, Sept. 25-Oct. 16, 9:30am
This all-level “Flow” style of Hatha Yoga will move at a pace that allows deep opening into the poses.  This class series is appropriate for both beginners and advanced practitioners and is taught by WPC member Erin Elliott (erinelliottyoga.com).  $15/class is suggested and all donations will be given to WPC's Legacy Fund.  Contact Bethany for more information.

Women Connecting              Tuesday, September 26, 6:30pm
Our group of women meets monthly to respond to a relevant faith/life questions over dinner. Our presenter this month will be Carrie Burroughs on the topic of "Telling Our Stories." If you are new to Women Connecting, please RSVP to Judy Friede at ; meet in Findlay Hall.

Repairer of the World            Wednesday, September 27, 9:30am
Rob will teach about the theological mandate to be a “repairer of the world.”  Class will be combination of presentation, text study, conversation, and interactive exercises.  Participants are invited to bring issues, large or small, about which they are concerned.

WPC Hikers, We Are Back!             Thursday, September 28
Come join us for our first hike of the fall; lead by Susan Bertelsen.  If you want to join the WPC Hikers group, please email Carol Coffman at . If you are on the list, please watch your inbox for an Paperless Post invitation.  All are welcome!

Council of Dads         Thursday, September 28, 6:00pm
This group meets the 4th Thursday of each month for a light supper and discussion of issues facing dads of all ages, offering access to ideas and voices of experience in an informal and collegial setting.  This is a nice opportunity to deepen relationships with a cross-section of WPC men.  For more information contact Peter Sayers at .

Christianity 101                   Sundays, Oct 1- 22, 8:30am
We will spend some time reflecting on the "basics" of Christianity ... which may not be so basic!  Each session features a brief video from a guest expert followed by discussion.  Topics include God, Jesus, the Bible, and Church.  Facilitated by Bethany.

Homelessness in Marin          Sundays, October 1 & 8, 11:15am
What will become of the Marin homeless population when the REST program loses its funding? Come hear speakers from St. Vincent de Paul and Homeward Bound address this issue. Fireside Room; sponsored by Outreach and Society Commission.

Immigration Luncheon                Sunday, October 1, 12:30pm
You are invited to hear the latest on immigration/border issues from Brian Best, Executive Director of BORDERLINKS over pot luck lunch at Barb's home in Strawberry.  Bring your questions as Brian shares about recent changes in regulations/practices and how the community in Tucson is impacted.  Please RSVP to Barb at to offer your food contribution and to get directions.

The Reformation                    Wednesdays, October 4-25, 9:30am
This year is the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.  In this class series, we will explore some of the revolutionary ideas and claims that came from the Reformation.  Facilitated by Ted and Bethany.

Forced from Home           October 30-November 5 
Join WPC members to an interactive exhibit on global refugee crisis. With Doctors Without Borders aid workers guiding the tours, visitors navigate a 10,000-sq-ft installation designed to convey the challenges confronting a person forced to flee.  Free exhibit open Oct 30-Nov 5, 9am-5pm, Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Oakland.  Ages 12+.   If interested in joining a WPC group outing, contact Trigg McLeod, , 415-637-1837.  www.forcedfromhome.com.

Nominations for Capital Campaign Team
We are accepting nominations to serve on the Capital Campaign Team.  This team will guide the congregation through a campaign to support the renovation of our building, tackling deferred maintenance, needed upgrades, and growing capacity issues.  Prayerfully consider and send names directly to .

Remember Your Pledge Payments
Please remember to keep up with your pledge payments, as church expenses are year-round.  If you haven’t made a pledge in support of the 2017 budget, you may still do so by going online (www.wpctiburon.org) or contacting the church office.  You may also simply choose to give directly to the plate offering during worship.  Thank you for your ongoing support of Westminster!

 

      
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