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High School Retreat in Montreat, NC – Adult Leaders Needed

February 22, 2011 by  
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Three adult leaders (1 man, 2 women) are needed to assist Pastor Rob lead our youth on a retreat to Montreat, NC from July 17 to July 23.  Without adult supervision, the trip cannot happen. Adult leaders’ trips are subsidized by the church to keep costs down, and Rob will be there to help every step of the […]

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Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 23 at 10 AM, Rain or Shine

February 22, 2011 by  
Filed under News & Events, Youth News

On Saturday, April 23 before Easter, WPC will host an Easter Egg Hunt! Children, two years old through 5th grade, are welcome to participate in this fun event. We will have over 1,000 eggs to find and different hunting areas for children of different ages. The hunt will begin at 10 am, and include brightly colored eggs, candy, […]

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Sprouts: Caring for our environment – March 4, 6 – 7:30 PM

February 22, 2011 by  
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In the gospels, Jesus constantly uses metaphors (or parables) that relate to gardening and farming to talk about God and us. At Sprouts, we will talk about some of those parables, and come to a deeper understanding of them by planting some plants of our own. At the end of the night, we’ll get to take […]

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High School Retreat to Montreat, NC

February 22, 2011 by  
Filed under News & Events, Youth News

We are going to Montreat College in near Ashville, NC, (~600 miles south of here in the beautiful mountains of Western NC), to join about 1,000 other youth doing energizers, singing, listening to keynote speakers, talking in small groups, playing games, and joining in evening worship for week four of their Summer Youth Conference, which […]

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Chester Children’s Chorus

February 22, 2011 by  
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One of the ministries WPC has decided to help support is the Chester Children’s Chorus. This wonderful group not only offers a fantastic musical experience for boys and girls living in Chester, it also offers them the chance to learn skills needed to better their lives. The CCC provides tutoring, meals, snacks, and support – […]

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An evening of rest & reflection with Rev. Jeanne Thomas Rev. Jeanne Thomas

February 22, 2011 by  
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Friday, March 18, 6:00 to 9:30 PM What does it mean to be Sabbath-keepers? Are we doing it? Beginning with a sabbath meal together, we will explore how we can keep sabbath during Lent…and after. The word “sabbath” means “to stop or cease” what we are doing. Yet, we live in a culture in which […]

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Newsletter for March 2011

February 22, 2011 by  
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Spirit Song for March 2011 Please note, this is an update from physical copies that were mailed to people.  This copy is the correct copy.

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Sermon for February 20 – The Landscape of Lent

February 17, 2011 by  
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Preaching: Pastor Hawkinson Scripture Passages: Exodus 13: 17 – 22; Matthew 3: 16 – 4:11 Sermon: Sermon for February 20 Music: Music for February 20 Bulletin: Bulletin for February 20

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Taize Service for February 23

February 15, 2011 by  
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The Taize service originally scheduled for February 23 has been cancelled.  The next service will be held on March 23.

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Blanket Fund

February 15, 2011 by  
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The Mission project for February is the Blanket Fund to benefit Church World Service. Church World Service distributes blankets both in the United States and abroad, to those in need. Stop by the Fellowship Hall to see the actual blankets that are sent out by Church World Service. A contribution of only $5.00 can purchase […]

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