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The Church at TwilightGood Friday night crossOur Mission Statement

The purpose of this church shall be to worship God, preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, and to celebrate the sacraments; to realize Christian fellowship and unity within this church and the Church universal; to render loving service towards this community and to the world; and to strive for righteousness, justice and peace.

Recent News

Kitchen Upgrade Program Begun

After much thought and discussion, the Board of Trustees voted to approve upgrading our church kitchen.  As many of you know, the Westminster Board of Health advised us of what upgrades needed to be done in order to bring the kitchen to current code.  With their guidance, we have outlined a scope of work to more »

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Easter Tulips

It’s that time of year again.  The Diaconate will be taking orders for tulips to beautify our Easter service toward the end of February.  The orders will be taken up to Sunday, March 13th.      

Office Wish List

The office is in need of stamps and letter size copy paper.  Any donations would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!  

Womens Fellowship

An Invitation to the Women of Our Church

Women’s Retreat – May 13-15th 2016 Our lives are varied.  Some of us are busy meeting the demands of family and/or work responsibilities. Others are adjusting to retirement and all the changes that that brings about.  Regardless of where we find ourselves at this time in our lives , we can all benefit from the more »

From The Pastor’s Pen

  On their way home from an Ash Wednesday service, little Johnny asked his mother, “Is it true that we are made of dust like   the minister said tonight?” “Yes, honey,” she answered. “And is it true that we go back to dust again when we die?” “Yes, dear,” his mother replied. “Well, Mom, when more »

The Call to the Annual Meeting

You are hereby notified that the Annual Meeting of the members of the First Congregational Church of Westminster, United Church of Christ will be held on January 24, 2016 here in the Sanctuary immediately following worship. The order of business will include: receiving and voting on the reports of the Pastor, officers, board and committees more »

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Worship Connections

These hour long gatherings, that meet on Wednesdays at 10:00 AM, provide a time to discuss the bible readings for the upcoming Sunday.

Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer

God is Still Speaking. Are We Listening? All are welcome on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, to a gathering in the church parlor, from 7 until 8 PM, for anyone interested in learning to listen for God’s voice using the Christian Contemplative Practices of Lectio Divina and Centering Prayer.  

RSS UCC Daily Devotional

  • Look Back in Wonder February 9, 2016
    Talitha Arnold When you hike the Grand Canyon, you're walking through literally billions of years of time and almost every eco-system on the planet, down to the center of the earth and back.
  • The Importance of Being with Friends February 8, 2016
    Lillian Daniel There was a story a while back about a guy on Facebook who had about 900 friends, and he invited them all to a party.
  • Transfiguration February 7, 2016
    Anthony B. Robinson Holy ground is not safe. It is full of mystery and magic and power. We aren't in control here on the mountain.
  • I Promise February 6, 2016
    Kenneth L. Samuel Those to whom promises are made must keep faith in the promise as well.
  • Showing Up February 5, 2016
    Molly Baskette God, though She rarely tells us this to our faces, needs us in church too.
  • Kindness February 4, 2016
    Donna Schaper The whole chapter five of Galatians is worth a good long read.
  • Mercy February 3, 2016
    Quinn G. Caldwell Mercy always sounds to me like a word for bigger-deal people than I am.
  • Room to Grow February 2, 2016
    Martin B. Copnehaver Wearing clothes that don't fit perfectly can make you look and feel foolish at times, but it is also a statement to the world that you intend and expect to continue growing. 
  • Letting Go of Being Right February 1, 2016
    Tony Robinson It's embarrassing for me to admit how often I want to be "right."
  • How Many Gods Do You Have? January 31, 2016
    Donna Schaper Our false Gods are worry and joylessness.