Children through grade 5:

CELEBRATION SUNDAY SCHOOL: for children ages 3yrs-5years is in the Lower Level of the CE Building. Childcare is available in the nursery, Room 104 for infants to age two.

VACATION BIBLE CAMP: July 10-14, 2017, 9am-12 noon. Registrations are open! Come with us to Rome and meet Paul and the underground church. For children 4 years old (by July 1) through 5th grade.

PCW Youth (grades 6-12)

HIGH SCHOOL SKI TRIP: March 24—March 26, 2017! We will be skiing in Stowe, Vermont! Register before January 31 and pay $365. Feb 1 registration is $380. (Costs do not include rentals.)

ALL YOUTH SUNDAY SCHOOL (Grades 6-12) at 8:45a.m. in the Jim Cole Room.

Youth ReBuilding Hope PASTA DINNER (FOR EVERYONE) on February 26, 5:30pm in Assembly Hall. $10/pp or $40/family max. Please bring your family and friends for an evening of fellowship and enjoy a delicious meal of pasta, garlic bread, salad and dessert. Your contribution will support the fundraising efforts for the Mission Trip and other youth programs. Tickets will be sold after church on February 5th, 12th and 19th or you can purchase them in the church office until Friday, February 24th.

Adults:

ANNUAL WOMEN’S RETREAT 2017 will take place February 24-26 at Murray Grove Retreat and Renewal Center in Lacey Township, NJ. Cost per person is $220. Cash, Check and Credit Accepted. Registration Forms can be found online, in the weekend bulletin and the Spire newsletter.  Our guest speaker and leader is Susan Wanderer and our theme is “Let Your Inner Light Shine”. Won’t you join us for a weekend filled with friends, fellowship and blessings. Contact volunteer Dawn Heintz for more information, dawnheintz@aol.com

JOIN THE FLOWER MINISTRY: Contact volunteers Lisa Walker or Chris Svoboda at walker1200@comcast.net or christine.svoboda@yahoo.com.  If you have some time and would like to help, you could do any or all of these: (1) separate large arrangements in the Sanctuary into 4 bunches, (2) deliver 2 bunches to church members after worship – names and addresses are provided, (3) provide funds for an arrangement in honor of a loved one or occasion. 

 ADULT EDUCATION: Questers Bible Study meets Sunday at 9am in the George Plenty Room and uses the Present Word curriculum. Everyone is welcome. Triangle Class meets on Sunday at 9am in the Christian Lounge. Alex Williams and Don Williams lead this traditional Bible study, using passages from the Old Testament, Psalms, Letters and Gospels. Serendipity Small Group Bible Study meets Sundays at 11:00am in Westminster Hall. Please feel free to join in.

FRIDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY begins at 9:30am with coffee followed by study at 10am. Join the group in the George Plenty Room. We will begin a new study on December 9th: “The Story of the Bible,” taught on disc by acclaimed teacher, Luke Timothy Johnson. This series will cover: How ancient compositions were gathered together to make the Hebrew Bible & the New Testament; Text transmission, translation & interpretation; The Protestant Reformation; The recent recovery of ancient manuscripts & the role of Bible translation in missionary efforts around the world. Everyone is welcome!

PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN will be sending CARE packages of yummy chocolate chip cookies to college students to remind them of home and PCW. Baking and making up packages will take place on Thursday morning, February 16 at 9:30 am in the Assembly Hall kitchen. Each package of cookies is sent with a handwritten note. Parents of college students are asked to submit the student’s name and address to Jane Collins at jrobcol@aol.com or Sharon Campbell at campbellslondon@yahoo.com.

ZAMBIA MISSION TRIP 2017: As of January 6, all 15 spaces for this trip have been reserved. If you are interested in the mission trip, we now have a wait list to which you may add your name. If there are any cancellations, persons on the wait list will be informed in the order in which they are received. Please contact Linnette Mercado at lmercado@westfieldpc.org to put your name on the wait list.

OPPORTUNITIES TO LEAD AND SERVE AT PCW: To operate efficiently and faithfully, PCW requires dedicated leaders to serve as Elders on Session, Deacons, Auditors and the Congregational Nominating Committee (CNC). We are asking for your suggestions for people willing and able to serve. You may suggest yourself, your spouse, another church member or a confirmed youth (serve as Deacons only). Complete the suggestion form and place in the offering plate during worship, in the CNC mailbox or email to barb.timko@gmail.com

Everyone:

OPPORTUNITIES DURING LENT – Ash Wednesday Services on March 1, Holy Week Services, Easter, 3 Week Lenten Series on “The Pursuit of Holiness” & Church-wide Mini Retreat on March 25.