We welcome musicians Matthew Goinz and Sophie Amelkin to worship on July 21. Acclaimed as an “exemplary” and “moving” musician (Minneapolis Star Tribune), conductor, baritone, pianist and arranger Matthew Goinz enjoys an active, international musical career. He has performed as a soloist and ensemble member at renowned venues around the world, commissioned and premiered new works, and enjoyed collaborations withRead More →

Your Session sat for its regular monthly meeting earlier this week.  Discussion of the new program year beginning in September dominated the meeting. One part of this is the possibility of changing the Sunday worship time from 11:00 to 10:00, based on our experience in June.  The survey results so far offer little guidance – roughly equal numbers express aRead More →

Thank you to all those who have expressed interest in participating in Justice Choir. There’s a lot of excitement about the group, but due to summer schedules, it will be best to launch this in the fall. Stay tuned for details in September! Contact: Allan Laino (ALLAN@WESTERNPRESBYTERIAN.ORG)Read More →

We are currently experiencing cooling issues with the Sanctuary HVAC.  Contractors have been onsite this week trying to restore cooling capabilities prior to Sunday’s service. If their attempt(s) to repair are unsuccessful, Sunday’s service will take place in the multi-purpose room located in the basement of the church.  Some have asked why other areas of the building are cool whereRead More →

Frontera de Cristo is currently responding to an urgent need at a migrant support center, CAME (Centro de Atención al Migrante Exodus), in Agua Prieta, Mexico. The number of Central American refugees sheltering at CAME has jumped to ~150 each night, in facilities built to house 44, due in large part to long processing wait times at the border. CAMERead More →

Your Session sat for its regular monthly meeting earlier this week. As you know, we’re trying some different things programmatically this summer – worship has moved to 10:00am a month earlier than usual and, for three weeks in June, we’ve added three participatory classes following worship at 11. Not to get too far ahead of ourselves, but we’ve begun toRead More →

Sundays, June 9, 16, and 23 Western Presbyterian Church is holding a three week series engaging in conversation and action around three “tracks” or themes. Join worship at 10am. Then grab a cup of coffee and head to a track for the 11 am hour. Intercultural Faith Exploring the life and work of Howard Thurman, pioneer in intercultural ministry andRead More →