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Sundays and More
Week of February 23, 2019
Spiritual Life Book Group Monday, February 24, 7:00pm
This new group focuses on spiritual matters and promises to be thought-provoking and enlightening, while helping members gain new perspectives and make new friends. Our first book selection is: Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life by Richard Rohr. We will meet from 7:00-8:30pm in the preschool building at WPC. Contact Coral Kisseberth or Steffen Bartschat for any questions.
Women Connecting Tuesday, February 25, 6:30pm
Our group of women meet monthly to respond to a relevant faith/life question over dinner. PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION. We will meet at: Redwoods Presbyterian Church 110 Magnolia Avenue Larkspur. Our presenter this month is Sister Joan Hanna, a Dominican sister of San Rafael, and her topic is “Companions on Our Spiritual Journey.” RSVP to Judy Friede at or (484) 343 1777.
Ash Wednesday Service Wednesday, February 26, 9:30am
We will usher in the Lenten season with a contemplative service featuring readings, prayer, music, and the traditional imposition of ashes.
Upcoming Events and Speakers
Bible Study Tuesdays, February 25, March 3 & 17, 6:00pm
Rob will be teaching the Bible study class on the Gospel of Mark; 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month.
Note date change of 2nd Feb. class.
WPC Hikers February 28, March 13, 27, 9:15am
Come join a spring hike and view the wildflowers of Marin. Hikes are open to all and will be on the second and fourth Fridays of each month at locations to be determined. Contact Carol Coffman or Judi Sachs for more information. Happy trails.
New Member Dinner/Orientation Sunday, March 15, 5:30pm
If you are curious about Westminster and are considering membership, you are invited to meet with Rob and Bethany for information and discussion about who Westminster is and where it is going. Please request a membership folder from one of the pastors to review in advance; RSVP to ; please notify us if you need daycare.
RECLAIM All Youth Weekend February 21 – 23
Signups have begun for our RECLAIM weekend. With special guests, music, games and service projects throughout the community it will be the best weekend of the school year. Cost is $75. Sign up at: https://forms.gle/E8zYqtEwpmgjHjvu6 or Contact
For Your Information
Yoga for Spiritual Well-Being Mondays, 9:30am
This contemplative, all-level yoga class explores yoga basics. Go to erinelliottyoga.com for more details, a five-minute video overview, as well as updates to her ongoing schedule. Currently hosted by Congregation Kol Shofar at 215 Blackfield Dr. Tiburon. Suggested donation, $15. First-timers. Please notify Erin via email for guidance on how to locate the yoga classroom.
Trans HearLine Organizational Meeting Monday, March 9, 12:00pm
You are invited to join a ministry supporting the non-profit, Trans HeartLine. Jordan Decker, the founder and Executive Director runs a home in San Anselmo which provides a safe place for healing post-surgery for those individuals on their gender affirmation journey aligning their physical bodies with the person living inside. A WPC organizational meeting will be held at the home of Christina Werner. We are providing food, transportation and a loving presence in the house. For more information about Trans HeartLine, contact Carol Coffman at boco or Christina Werner at Training is also available on March 7 from 9 to Noon at the Educational Building of First Presbyterian Church, San Anselmo. Please RSVP to Jane Spahr at 415-559-9442 or Jane
WPC Women's Retreat March 13-14
We will gather at St. Columba's Retreat House in Inverness for a time of "Reflection and Connection" with the Rev. Stephanie Ryder. Registration is $125; forms available in the sanctuary or by contacting Bethany ( ). Invite a friend!
Ways to Support Immigrant Rights
Help encourage participation effectively through Census 2020 training on Sunday, March 15. Join us to pack the house at the Truth Act Forum, March 31, 5:30pm, Supervisors Chambers, a mandatory meeting protecting immigrants' basic rights in local jails . Lobby for immigrant rights in Sacramento on May 11. For more information, contact Trigg McLeod, , or Barb Rowe,
Marin Cursillo Men’s Weekend Retreat April 23– 26
Marin Cursillo is an ecumenical gathering for those seeking to strengthen their bonds within the Marin Christian faith community, as well as exchange wisdom on our shared spiritual life and experience. It’s also a ton of fun! Several WPC members will be participating this year. For more info visit www.marincursillo.com and/or contact Bob Miller ( ) for questions.
Lake Tahoe Retreat Save the Dates September 6-10
Come to this part of the world that brings so many of us joy in a new way. Using Zephyr Point Retreat Center as our “base camp” we’ll spend our days with various excursions, exploring the connection of the human spirit to the earth, engaging in spiritual practices, and learning about challenges facing the region. Please let Rob know if you might be interested.
Café Justo Coffee
WPC is now proudly serving Cafe Justo Fair Trade Coffee which supports a coffee cooperative located in Aqua Prieta, Mexico creating fair wage jobs allowing employees to live and work in their homeland. Cafe Justo is in partnership with Frontera De Cristo, a Presbyterian Borderlands ministry.
For The Summer
This is a wonderful sleep-away camp in Occidental for children in 2nd-12th grade. They will have a chance to meet peers from Presbyterian churches across northern California as they participate in outdoor adventures, crafts, music, and more. See https://www.westminsterwoods.org/summer-camp to register.
Zephyr Point Family Camp June 28-July 3
Located on the shores of Lake Tahoe, this camp offers programming for children, youth, and adults. Several WPC families attended last year and rave about their experience. See https://www.zephyrpoint.org/programs/family/summer-family-camp/ to register.