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More Students Off To School

They are going away to school. They are our young people, the youth of Westminster Presbyterian Church. But, they are not the same ones we have already said "good-bye" to. Those were our three graduating seniors, Mary Dudley Pillow, Madeleine Coleman, and Sara Butler Makamson, who will be entering college this fall. Now, two other young people in the church are going away...

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Weekly Wisdom (6-26-15)

Articles and More... Jesus Ever Lives Above, For You To Intercede: "Jesus intercedes for believers. This is a classical, if often neglected, part of Christian theology. But what does this mean? And what value is it in our daily life?" 12 Questions for a Six-Month Spiritual Checkup: As you think about last week's sermon, this will be a helpful guide to consider what it ...

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Thank You Westminster

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My Story

Yesterday, we began the new Sunday school quarter, in which each of the Elders will be presenting their testimony. Sharing each other's personal story of faith is a great way of sharing the Good News: Jesus saves, and this is how he saved me. With Father's Day, many of you had to leave after worship and didn't get to stay. So here's my story, and I hope it's an encourageme...

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Weekly Wisdom (6-19-15)

Articles and More... Why I Loved Elisabeth Elliot:John Piper reflects on a life well-lived. (And The Gospel Coalition recounts her life and testimony here.) Norris Bookbinding: WJTV News highlighted Greenwood's Norris Bookbinding as their "Faith in Focus" segment recently.(The video is no longer available on WJTV's website, but can still be viewed on Facebook.) "The B...

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Dear Daddy...

Dear Daddy, Thank you for taking Kathryn and me to the park, the fair, and everywhere else! I really like your bacon and biscuit breakfasts. I enjoy when you read to us every night. I especially liked the books Pippi Longstocking and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Thank you for giving us lots of hugs. Happy Father's Day.Love,Julie Day ************************************...

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Father's Day 2015

Dr. Norton is dean of the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississippi. He is also a friend of Westminster and the uncle of Kathryn Dyksterhouse. You can learn more about Dr. Norton here. His father's bio can be found on the RTS Charlotte website here. On this Father's Day I have countless memories of my father and his influence on my life. La...

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Weekly Wisdom (6-12-15)

Articles and More... Death Has Been Swallowed Up By Death: "Every Sunday morning millions of Christians confess from the Apostles' Creed that Christ 'was crucified, died, and was buried; he descended into hell; on the third day he rose again from the dead.' Have you ever wondered what it means to say that Christ "descended into hell"?" He Looked Into Their Eyes: Katie ...

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Here Comes 70

It's bearing down on me. will be here in a couple more months. August 19th, 2015 I'll be 70 years old. I was born just 10 days after the second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. One of the very first of the baby boomers. All my life I have been pretty upbeat, never really worried about getting old, always felt pretty good, even when I got to be 60, still felt p...

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Weekly Wisdom (6-5-15)

Articles and More... Escape the Zero Sum Ministry Priorities Game: "When we disciple people to connect their work and their faith, they live out that faith in deeper and wider dimensions than ever beforebusiness, teaching, engineering, the arts, and in so many other spheres. More, not less, kingdom work gets done." A 5-Minute Video Overview of the Whole Bible - for Kid...

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Ronnie Robertson

Please be in prayer for the family of Ronnie Robertson. His online obituary can be found here....

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Recycling at Westminster

Hi Westminster family! I am really excited about Westminster starting a recycling program! It is a fantastic way to teach your children to be good stewards of God's land. I applaud Westminster for taking the challenge of switching up habits, which we all know is tough to do! There are two bins outside the by the carport - one is just for bottles and cans and the other is...

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