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The REST winter shelter program has begun and is in its final season. Rick Halstead of the Marin IJ recently visited REST and describes his experience in:

The Outreach and Society Commission has compiled a list for those interested in helping the victims of the northern California wildfires and recent hurricanes. Go to: 

Helping Victims of Northern California Wildfires and Recent Hurricanes



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Week of January 21, 2018

It’s Nominating Time
Are you feeling called to serve Westminster as an Elder or Deacon?  Do you know of someone who would make a great Elder or Deacon?  Please be in touch with Rob or Nancy Girard Garrison, chair of the Nominating Committee. ( )

Sock Collection       Month of January
Our Sunday School classes will be collecting new men's socks to donate to our REST guests. Plain white athletic/crew socks preferred. Look for their colorful signs and collection bin near Findlay Hall.

Desire a Pastoral Visit?
Would you, or someone you know, desire contact from a pastor or parish caregiver?  This can be in response to illness, personal crisis, desire for prayer or discernment, or simply a check-in during a time in which it’s difficult to come to church.  Your church community wants to be there for you. 

Pancake Breakfast          Sunday, January 21, 11:15am
Join the high school youth group for some delicious food at their annual Pancake Breakfast. The breakfast is free, but your donations will help us make a significant lasting impact in San Diego during our mission trip.  Parents, please have your high schoolers here at 9:00am to set up and cook!

Women Connecting                       Tuesday, January 23, 6:30pm
Our group of women meets monthly to respond to a relevant faith/life questions over dinner. Our presenter this month will be Deb Dybsky on the topic of "Growing Older Gracefully." If you are new to Women Connecting, please RSVP to Judy Friede at ; meet in Findlay Hall.

The Prophets                  Wednesday, January 24, 9:30am
This class will examine both biblical and modern-day prophets.  Facilitated by Ted and Rob.

Council of Dads                Thursday, January 25, 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 .

Annual Congregational Meeting                    Sunday, January 28, 11:00am
Everyone is welcome at this meeting as we look ahead at the year to come.  During our time together, we will review the 2018 budget, approve pastor salaries, and elect the Financial Review and Nominating Committees.  We will also elect new Ruling Elders and Deacons to take office later in the spring.

Bible Study                       Tuesday, February 6, 6:00pm
Rob will be teaching a Bible study class on the Gospel of Mark on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month.  Meet in the library.

New Member/Inquirer Class                         Sunday, February 11, 11:15am
If you are curious about Westminster and are considering membership, you are invited to meet with The Rev. Rob McClellan and The Rev. Bethany Nelson for information and discussion about who Westminster is and where it is going. Please request membership folder from one of the pastors to review in advance; RSVP to ; please notify us if you need daycare.

Ash Wednesday Service                   Wednesday, February 14, 9:30am
We will usher in the Lenten season with a contemplative service featuring readings, prayer, music, and the traditional imposition of ashes.

Love Includes Everyone                         Wednesday, February 14, 4:00pm
Sponsored by the Marin Interfaith Council and the Mill Valley Community Action Network, this rally
will feature speakers and music as we celebrate the importance of inclusion and welcoming
everyone in our community.  Held at the Depot in Mill Valley.

Women's Retreat - Register Now!                 March 16-17
This will be a time to consider how you are "In the Presence" of God, self, and others during the Lenten season.  Facilitated by Rev. Jan Reynolds and held at St. Columba's in Inverness.  All Westminster women are welcome, but space is limited.  Look for the registration forms in the narthex for more details.  See Bethany with questions.


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