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CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COORDINATOR POSITION

posted by Westminster United Church

Westminster United Church

543 Beechwood Dr.

Waterloo, ON, N2T 2S8

Website:  www.westminsterunited.ca

 

Is seeking a dynamic, creative, innovative individual to join us in September 2017 as a: 

 

Christian Education Coordinator

(part-time 6 hours per week)

 

The Christian Education Coordinator will work with and be responsible to the Church School Support Team which includes the minister, and will be under the oversight of the Ministry and Personnel Committee for employment guidance. The C.E. Coordinator is to be familiar with the Tender Trust Policy of the United Church of Canada and is to ensure that it is followed. Westminster is an open-spirited, affirming, and child friendly congregation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will:

·         Organize and implement the curriculum for the Church School

·         Support the weekly functioning of the Church School

·         Facilitate the recruitment and training of, and communication between Church School teachers and helpers

·         Work with the minister, teachers and children in preparing occasional intergenerational worship services or activities

·         Provide leadership in coordinating the annual Christmas Pageant and Palm Sunday event

·         Develop and monitor Church School annual budget

 

Qualifications

The position requires someone who is energetic, organized, innovative, and flexible, who possesses an interest in and an enjoyment of children, and who has church related experiences of leadership or participation in such areas as Church School, camp counseling and/or youth group.

 

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity please forward you resume by July 31st, 2017 to

Chair, Ministry and Personnel Committee

Westminster United Church

husscon@msn.com

FAITHFUL FOOTSTEPS

posted May 23, 2017, 7:19 AM by Westminster United Church

All volunteers with Westminster United Church, in any capacity, should be annually informed of the church’s abuse and neglect laws.  The United Church protocol is called “Faithful Footsteps”.  We ask all congregation members that also volunteer to visit the following link to stay informed:

http://www.united-church.ca/sites/default/files/resources/handbook_faithful-footsteps.pdf

UPCOMING SPRING & SUMMER WORSHIP

posted May 16, 2017, 9:31 AM by Westminster United Church   [ updated Jun 8, 2017, 7:18 AM ]

June 11            'Aboriginal Sunday'

June 18           ‘Adventurous Faith Walk’ - CE Outdoor Service, pot luck lunch to follow

June 25           ‘Summer Blessings’

July 2              No service

July 9              Garden Party – followed by potluck, details TBA

July 16            Brunch at 11:45 at the Cambridge Mill (130 Water Street North, Cambridge)

July 23 & 30     No services

August 6          Joint Waterloo UC service @ First U.C. at 10:30 am.

August 13        Joint Waterloo UC service @ Westminster U.C. at 10:30 am.

August 20        Joint Waterloo UC service @ Emmanuel U.C. at 10:00 am.

August 27        Autumn services begin at Westminster U.C. at 10:30 am.

CHOIR

posted May 16, 2017, 9:30 AM by Westminster United Church   [ updated Jun 8, 2017, 7:14 AM ]

There will be no choir practice on Thursday, June 22.  Our last choir practice for the season will occur on Thursday, June 15.  Enjoy your summer!  Choir will resume again on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. New members always welcome!.

YARD SALE FUNDRAISER

posted May 16, 2017, 9:29 AM by Westminster United Church

Westminster’s annual yard sale fundraiser is approaching quickly and will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2017.  Now is the time to start setting aside any items you would like to contribute.  Items for the yard sale can be brought to the church during office hours, Tuesdays to Fridays, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., for storage until the sale.  More information regarding the sale and volunteer opportunities will be coming soon!

WE WELCOME YOUR MUSIC SUGGESTIONS

posted Jan 5, 2017, 9:03 AM by Westminster United Church   [ updated Jun 8, 2017, 7:15 AM ]

If you have any suggestions regarding music you’d like to hear played or hymns you’d like to sing, please feel free to contact Cynthia for piano music requests at: cynthia@cynthiahiebert.com and Rev. Mary for hymn requests at mary.savage@sympatico.ca.  Music selections for the Sunday, May 28 service included:

Prelude - In the Sweet By and By, It's Me, O Lord, Michael Row Your Boat Ashore, When the Roll is Called Up Yonder - all prelude selections set by Debra Wanless

Offertory - Amazing Grace set by John Purifoy

Reflection - Für Elise by Beethoven

Postlude - This Train set by Debra Wanless

REV. MARY’S OFFICE HOURS

posted Dec 13, 2016, 8:34 AM by Westminster United Church

Rev. Mary can be reached by calling the church number 519-746-6080, at home at 1-519-822-6674, or you can email her at mary.savage@sympatico.ca.  Please feel free to call her to talk or set up a time to meet. She takes Wednesday as her day off.

CANADIAN TIRE MONEY

posted Oct 2, 2014, 8:41 AM by Westminster United Church   [ updated Sep 8, 2016, 6:58 AM ]

Wallet getting too thick to fold or close?  Have 5¢ and 10¢ bills lying around your house?  Place any Canadian Tire money you would like to donate into the jar above the family drawers.  Our administrator collects it weekly and uses it towards the purchase of small items Westminster requires such as dish soap, batteries, water filters etc.  Every little bit helps!

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