Pastor Laura, Session, and the Anti-Racism group’s leadership team invite members of the Western community to a listening session Sunday, June 14 at 5 pm. We will reflect on the recent murder of George Floyd by police and the ongoing protests for racial justice that arose in response. We will also remember Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the many otherRead More →

Dear Western Church Family, In response to the murder of George Floyd, but before the militarized responses to peaceful protests in the District, before President Trump committed yet another outrage of holding a bible in his hand for a church photo op, I wanted to write you. I wanted to talk about Sunday’s worship service – not so much theRead More →

Beginning May 30, Zoom will require all users to upgrade their software/app to Version 5 before they can join a meeting or webinar. Here are a few ways to do the upgrade ahead of time: If you are using a computer with Zoom installed, open up the Zoom app (also called Zoom client): log in, click the icon with yourRead More →

The Congregational Meeting will take place after Worship on May 31. Any member joining the meeting by Zoom app (on a computer or mobile device) can vote within Zoom. For members who dial-in to Zoom by phone, you may vote online on Saturday, May 30 or vote by voice during the meeting. Dial *6 to unmute yourself when the voteRead More →


This week: Not doing “church as usual” doesn’t mean family faith should get put on hold! How will you incorporate faithful reflection as your family tries to find a new rhythm of life? How will you make time for peace even in the midst of stress? How will you make sure that God isn’t left out of your picture? EachRead More →

While we may not be able to process together in person this year, we can in spirit! Send a photo of yourself waving a branch from home. They’ll be added to the slideshow for our Palm Sunday livestream. Send photos to jess@westernpresbyterian.org by Noon on April 1.Read More →


Sunday Worship: March 22 and following We will be worshipping together via livestream, in order to practice social distancing and care for our larger community. Register for the Zoom (video or phone) livestream. We now have a recurring webinar setup, so you only need to register once but will receive a weekly reminder email with the link and phone number.Read More →