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Community Youth Group (CYG)

God is amazing as He continues to grow the Community Youth Group! Six churches have come together with youth actively participating!!! Angela Audiss, Co-Youth Director will meet anyone at the East entrance at Kanza Park who is interested in running, walking for faith and fitness every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. Please contact her at 418 7597 if you are interested so she can expect to look out for you.

Other Events being planned are:
Camp Chippewa Survivor Finale Friday, August 18-19th..Check in between 6 and 6:30 pm on the 18th
NO CYG August 13, 20, 27, or September 3
CYG resumes Sunday, September 10th at First Baptist Church from 5:30-7:30 pm
We are looking to order t-shirts that can be purchased…Price TBA

In His Grip,
Angela Audiss (Co-Youth Director for CYG)

Westminster in Prayer

Pastor Ron and Sandy
Pastor Mark Hutton, his wife, Debbie, their daughter, Addy and their family
Frank Lemp
Sandy Edmonds
The family of Edwin Knox – Donna Hurd’s brother
Beth Griffin ~ Tammy Gorton’s sister
Claire Wilson ~ The Rev. Don Wilson’s daughter-in-law
Sabrina Dudley ~ granddaughter of Julie Leonard
Cheryl Wells ~ Judy Hasty’s sister-in-law ~ Praise to God for successful surgery!
Kevin Clark ~ Gregg Colburn’s friend
Brenda Schulte and Family ~ Brenda is a friend of Nancy Hatfield
Ted Zemruski, friend of Steve Warren ~ Doing better! ~ Prayers for continued recovery
Kevin Clark ~ Gregg Colbern’s friend ~ Kevin’s cancer has returned
Barb Underwood Wells
Darlene Castille, Pastor Ron’s Mom
Emily Polsley
Shelly Dickinson, her husband Lawrence and family ~ multiple family tragedies
Shelli Clark Snethen
Wynona Hayward
Monte and Connie Otto
Those who have lost jobs and are looking for employment
Our 2nd Friday Community Dinner Friends
Those who have lost loved ones and are going through this time of year without them
Our Missionaries
Our Graduates
Our Military ~ Kenny Nelson (nephew of Ken and Barb Nelson, deployed to Iraq, 4th stint; Richard Dunn, (Bob and Donna Dunn’s son, Barb Nelson’s brother) who is leaving in 2 weeks to serve as the Chaplain in the Military, 2nd deployment
Our Sister Churches
Victims of Hate Crimes
The Pastor Nominating Committee
Our Nations Leaders ~ President Donald Trump and Vice-President Michael Pence
Our Enemies
Pray for all those who put their lives on the line everyday for each one of us

Church Family in Care Centers
Vintage Park: Mary Lou Sheldon, Leroy Fredrickson, Cal Ewing
ORV Plaza: Marilyn Nordeen, Phyllis Foster, Becky Lepley
ORV Skilled Nursing: Betty Reynolds, Joel Nordeen, Shirley Barnes
Out of Town: Loraine Hanscum, Virginia Cordle
Wellsville Retirement Community Center: Wanda Ballinger

Youth Mission Trip 2017!!

Thanks to Kenny Nelson, Cameron Reynolds and Taylor Reynolds who returned with so many great memories of helping those in New Orleans who are still trying to recover from Hurricane Katrina that devastated New Orleans in 2005. Thank you for representing Westminster and the Community Youth Group from Ottawa! You truly are making a difference and we know your new friends from New Orleans will never forget the kindnesses you showed them!

August at Westminster

6 Worship 10:00 am
Royals Sunday – Make Your Own Sundaes in a Royals Cap – Roberts Hall
Last Community Youth Group until September – First Baptist – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm ** Note time change

7 Christian Education Meeting 5:30 pm

9 Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study 7:30 am

10 Thursday Evening Women’s Bible Study 6:00 pm

11 2nd Friday Community Dinner 5:30 pm

12 Come & Go, Meet & Greet for Congregation and Pastor Mark Hutton, Debbie, & Addy

13 Worship 10:00 am
Pastor Mark Hutton will preach
Congregational Meeting

14 Session 6:30 pm

15 Worship Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
Mission & Outreach Committee Meeting 7:00 pm

16 Finance Committee Meeting 4:00 pm
Personnel Committee Meeting 5:00 pm

20 Worship 10:00 am

26 Music Retreat – Choir 10:00-12:00 pm, Lunch 12:00-1:00 pm, Handbells 1:00-2:00 pm

26 Worship 10:00 am – Pastor Ron’s Last Day

31 Choir Practice Resumes – Men’s Choir 6:00 pm, Chancel Choir 6:30 pm, Handbells 7:30 pm

Brand N’ Iron

Brand 'N Iron

Westminster is so proud of the Roecker and Nichols Families for being recognized as one of the TOP 10 KANSAS restaurants for steak!! Congratulations!!!

Beverage Tabs


Please remove and save the tabs from your beverage cans for the Ronald McDonald House which is an ongoing mission project at Westminster. We have a large wooden house in the Church for you to put them in as well as smaller ‘houses’ to take home and fill up on your own. Thank you for making a difference in the life of a child and his or her family going thru cancer.

Best Choice Labels


The Save-A-Label program is a program which helps non-profit organizations raise money. We earn $.03 for each Best Choice UPC symbol redeemed…so we can earn $30 for each bundle of 1,000 UPCs. They must be received by December 31st. The only thing you need to save is the bar code from the label. We currently have collected 2,000 to mail in for redemption. Please save your labels and bring them to the church office or put them on the Welcome Center table in the foyer.

Again, if you have any at home right now, please bring them in by December 31st. Also, please keep this in mind for 2017 that you can help your church when you are shopping and buying items. As always, thank you for your kind consideration!

Hope House Needs

When you are grocery shopping, please consider picking up some items for the Hope House Pantry. Some things to purchase would be corn, green beans, mixed vegetables, soups, jelly, peanut butter, toilet tissue, spaghetti, mac & cheese, canned fruit, cereal, shampoo, toothpaste, dish soap and other food items for our families in need to make a meal. Also needed are: men’s socks, men’s jeans and queen size sheets. If anyone has old barn wood to donate, it would be appreciated.

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