Tickets still AVAILABLE for WESTSIDE'S"CLEAN COMEDY FOR A CAUSE" EVENT
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We do this by, Sharing Jesus, Showing Love and Building Believers
9:00 Traditional Service
10:30 Modern Service
WestsideKids Sundays at 10:30am Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm Your K-5th graders are invited to Westside Kids where they will learn all about God's love in a fun and exciting way by diving into the Word of God and learning practical day to day lessons that will impact them in their faith journey for years to come. Your elementary children will learn they need to make the wise choice, they should treat others the way they want to be treated, and they can trust God no matter what. WestsideKids Jr.
Sunday Mornings 10:30am Your 6-week old through Pre-K children are invited to Westside Kids Jr. where they will learn that God loves them, God made them, and Jesus wants to be their friend forever. Toddlers through Pre-K learn about God through play, Bible stories and worship in fun and engaging ways. If you have questions please
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February 6, 2022 I Came to Serve
To take the time to reflect on on the Bible verses
from above sermon
Follow along on the Bible App Link #1
7:00 - 8:00pm Join us as we celebrate Good Friday together as a church family.
This somber service will include scripture readings, worship songs, hymns, and communion.
Be merciful, just as your father is merciful - Luke 6:36
Mercy isn’t a term we use much in our daily walks. Personally, mercy makes me think of my big brother putting me in some sort of a headlock or other torturous position big brothers are supposed to inflict on little brothers. If I said “mercy” he would relent. He was bigger and stronger and chose to impose his will upon me. He had the choice to show mercy when I asked or continue to impose his punishment.
Mercy can be defined as compassion or forgiveness towards a person whom you have the ability to punish. Mercy requires some form of wrongdoing to occur. It may be a mistake or it may be on purpose, but one person violates established terms of a relationship.
We may not be in a position of hierarchical power over someone who does something wrong towards us. It may be a friend who says something hurtful or doesn’t live up to their word. It may be a child who has chosen to go against the rules of the household. We certainly hold the power to punish by choosing not to speak to them, discontinuing a friendship, or grounding our children.
With God, it is quite a bit different. First, we are the ones who put ourselves in this position. He called us to a place of royalty. We were called to oversee the creatures of Earth with Him. With the fall from grace which occurs in the Garden of Eden, all humanity is destined for sin. We become “programmed” to make mistakes. Sometimes we make them with full knowledge of the mistake we are making. Other mistakes we make over and over again. As Pastor Andy Stanley says, some of us are “serial mistakers”. Mistake seems to have taken the place of sin in our common vernacular.
God could have left us in this brokenness. He could have treated creation like an etch-a-sketch and shaken it up to clear the screen and start over. Instead, He set the stage for the greatest demonstration of mercy the world will ever see. Jesus assures us that we do not pay the price for our mistakes, for our sin. He paid for that on the cross. He cleared our debt forever.
Let’s show compassion. Let’s provide forgiveness. Let’s be merciful. Jesus did.
Be blessed and be a blessing,
Between Sunday. January 23rd to Sunday, February 6th
Westside will be highlighting
SOME TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR WESTSIDE'S
"CLEAN COMEDY FOR A CAUSE" EVENT THIS COMING SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH
7pm- 9pm DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE NEEDS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SEAFARERS,TRUCKERS
AND THE WORKING COMMUNITY AT PORT MANATEE
Click Link#1 below to buy tickets! $20 per ticket. (You'll have to scroll down a bit to buy the tickets.) If you want more info about this ministry click Link#2 below. You can also talk or email Westside's own Matt Ennis who works at Anchor House Mission Matt's email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, January 5th thru Wednesday, March 9th -2022
7:00pm - 8:00pm meets in Adult classroom and live streaming on Westside's Facebook page.
Each session will be available on WCC's website and app starting on the Thursday after each session. No registration required. NOTE: YOU CAN JOIN ANYTIME DURING THIS SERIES If you have questions about this study please contact Pastor Tim
by Max Anders
Session 1: Jan. 5th - "What Is Spiritual Welfare?"
Session 2: Jan. 19th -"Who are the unseen forces in the Visible War ?"
& "The Belt of Truth"
Session 3: Jan. 26th - "What is the Breastplate of Righteousness?"
Session 4: Feb 2nd - "What are the Shoes of The Gospel of Peace?"
Session 5: Feb 9th - "What is the Shield of Faith?"
Click on the link below to watch videos from WCC's previous Bible studies
HabaneroMexican Grill February 7th - 6pm 5120 Manatee Ave W. ,Bradenton Telephone: (941) 746-5299 All ladies, young to senior citizens, are invited for this enjoyable get together, with the bonus that you won't have to make dinner😊 Sign-up via email @ email@example.com
OR on the list at church.
Youth Spaghetti Dinner& Dessert Auction Fundraiser Sunday, February 27th 5:00-7:00pm
Everyone is welcome to come to this fun dinner and dessert auction. It's a delicious spaghetti dinner to raise funds for 6th-12th grade students for summer camps and conferences like CIY MOVE (Christ In Youth Move).
The entertainment at this dinner includes joining in on the bidding for all the delicious desserts that have been donated.
To get tickets look for the Ticket Booth in our lobby OR click on the link below to buy them online ORemail Russ Duket at firstname.lastname@example.org
This class, taught by Lead Pastor Tim Boyd, is for anyone who is considering membership with Westside, learning more about Westside, or learning more about what a church is.
Please email to sign up at email@example.com
Week of Sunday, January 30, 2022 Summaries
"Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. " Corinthians 9:7
GENERAL GIVING: $5,174.66 DESIGNATED GIVING: $50.00 MINIMUM WEEKLY GENERAL BUDGET NEEDED: $7,458.37 IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE: 179