Advent and Christmas 2017

5 PM Worship in the Sanctuary 8 PM Worship in the Sanctuary (7:45 PM Prelude) 11 PM Worship in the Chapel At each of our services, hear the story of Christmas and sing familiar Christmas hymns, accompanied by organ, including “Silent Night” and “Joy to the World.” Children are welcome at all our services; the 5 PM service is our …

Towards Fuller Faith and Service

This year’s adult formation theme, Towards Fuller Faith and Service, is meant to guide us toward praising and serving God more fully and serving our neighbors and neighborhoods. We’ll host a wide variety of professionals whose stories speak to fuller faith and service. Take the opportunity to identify and examine your own cultural and individual biases that so often limit …

Congregational Book Read 2018

Join the congregation to read or listen (it’s a 5-hour audio book!) to this inspiring, insightful and provocative book. Through an exploration of our brains, Dr. Lombard leads you through his discovery of the nature of faith, belief, and hope—and, ultimately, calls us to examine the evidence that points to purpose beyond our biological world.[/cs_text][x_blockquote cite=”Deepak Chopra, MD, New York …

Money Matters 2017

Offering envelopes for 2018 for those who requested them are available for pick up in the Library hallway. You may still request envelopes by contacting Nancy Bea at [email protected] or 703-549-4766. Westminster provides you with the opportunity to give electronically, having your contributions debited automatically from your checking or savings account. You can make a single donation or set up …

Memorial Gifts 2017

In November, the Westminster Foundation Board and Session approved use of funds for Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (from the Benevolence Emergency Fund), for the 2017 Senior High Mission Trip to Alaska (from the Olson Youth Mission Fund, Klingensmith Youth Mission Scholarship Fund, Zach Stoltz Youth Mission Trip Fund, Ramsey Youth Mission Fund, Youth Ministry Fund, and Mission Scholarship Fund), and for repairs to the church bus …

Silence and Speech

A message from Pastor Larry R. Hayward, published in the December 2017 Chronicle In recent months, women have come forward and accused well-known men in journalism and media, entertainment, the corporate world, and political life of having sexually harassed or abused them. While women or girls are not the only victims of abuse, nor are men the only abusers, at …