Children & Families
 
Costuming for 5pm Christmas Eve Family Service:
  • December 9, 11am Assembly Hall
  • December 16, 11am Assembly Hall
  • December 19, 5pm Assembly Hall
 
Sunday School: for children ages 3 yrs-5th grade is in the Lower Level of the CE Building. Childcare is available in the nursery, Room 104 for infants to age two. This combined Sunday School (10am Traditional and 10am Contemporary) begins at 10:05am.
 
Church On Wednesday (COW): Back on 9/26/18 for children ages 3 years old through 5th grade. 5pm-6:30pm. $5/pp with a $20 family max.
 
Adult Bible Study (Mondays):
Are you interested in exploring the Old Testament? ALL are welcome to join the Monday morning Bible study group. We meet at 11 am in the George Plenty Room on the main level of the Parish House (Brick building). We will be reading biblical passages, listening to a Great Courses DVD lecture and discussing it afterward. You are also welcome to join some members who go to lunch at the Westfield Diner afterward. Each session is relatively independent so one does not need to commit to come every week.
 
Please contact Barbara McLaughlan: 908.273.4775, if you are interested…or, just come!
 
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Contact Christine Treger, Director of Faith Formation, ctreger@westfieldpc.org 
Youth-Grades 6-12
 
Agape: Every Wednesday at 3:15pm, meet in the church parking lot. More information on the Agape webpage.
 
 
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Contact Linnette Cierpial at lcierpial@westfieldpc.org.
Adults
 
Senior Network Movie:
Christmas Lodge” is Senior Network movie. To help you get into the spirit of the holidays, the Senior Network will show “Christmas Lodge” on Wednesday, November 28, in the Christian Lounge of the Parish House.
 
Save the Date! Christmas Dinner: December 7:
It’s never too early to make plans for the busy month of December! The church-wide Christmas dinner is Friday, December 7, 6:30 p.m. Circle it on your calendar in red (and green) right now and plan to attend the affair that will feature a lavish catered meal and a relaxing social time. Tickets, $40 per person, will be sold after church services. This all-adult dinner is hosted again this year by Presbyterian Women.
 
Christmas Performances:
“An O.Henry Christmas” – This wonderful, heart-warming mix of four O.Henry stories, including the well-known “Gift of the Magi” will definitely put you in the Christmas spirit. There will be two performances, November 30th and December 1st at 7:30 p.m. in Westminster Hall.  
 
Tickets are $15/person and are available in advance at the church office or at the door.  Profits will go to the Mission Commission.  Plan to start your Advent season in 1893 New York City with a unique cast of characters who are learning the true meaning of Christmas.
 
Men’s Retreat SAVE THE DATE: January 25-27, 2019: Leader and Speaker will be Pastor Jim Szeyller.
Mission
 
SAVE THE DATE
 
Box City
April 27-28, 2019
www.pcwboxcity.com
SPIRE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER: Read our monthly newsletter online or pick up a hard copy throughout the church complex (Sanctuary Narthex, Westminster Hall, Parish House). If you’d like to receive the Spire monthly by email you can subscribe! If you’d like the Spire mailed to your home, please email spire@westfieldpc.org with your home address or call the church office at 908-233-0301.
 
CLERK’S REPORTS: Don’t forget you can read the minutes from every Session Meeting from PCW. Read Session Minutes Here.
 

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