Well Done, Faithful Servants!

Six years ago, Carolyn and Jack Turner launched a new mission ministry at WPC for the neighbors we meet on the way to work, or at the intersection in the car, or in our walk from the Metro. Initially called “Street People Packets,” these now-named “Packets for People in Need” provide notions for personal care, a power bar, McDonald’s card, …

What’s In a Name?

This spring, along with the changes made to our staffing structure, I received a new title: Associate Pastor for Christian Formation. The use of “formation” rather than “education” was intentional—the first step in a move to broaden vocabulary beyond education, better aligning it with our mission of shaping the faith lives of all who seek to follow Christ at Westminster. …

Reading the New Testament

Every year, Pastor Larry Hayward leads an in-depth course focused on reading the Bible, alternating between the Old and New Testaments. In the class, you will read the entire Testament, learning the basic content of the book and exploring the text in detail. Together with the class, you’ll reflect on how those texts and the Bible as a whole impact …

Troop 129 Scoutmaster Recognized

Enrique Gutierrez, the Scoutmaster of Westminster’s Boy Scout Troop, was recently honored by the DC Fire & Emergency Medical Services Departments for providing life-saving assistance. On March 28, Enrique was among six persons who assisted Angelia Boddie, a 20-year veteran of DC Fire & EMS, after she lost consciousness while driving. Enrique rushed to get a defibrillator from his office …