Join us Sundays at 10:30am - 3307 Wishart Road.

Thanksgiving Is hereThis weekend is Thanksgiving. As usual everyone is invited to bring harvest items to add to the harvest display on the table at the front of the church - just be there to do so 10 minutes before the service starts (which by the way is 10:30am).  After the service you are free to retrieve your items and take them home - or you can leave them and they'll go to someone worthy.

Also If you would like to make an extra donation to Westside's Thanksgiving Love Offering (to be given to a family in need of help or encouragement) please place it in the offering this Sunday morning and mark it "Thanksgiving".  You may also give to this offering via Paypal on Westside's donate page.

We are saddened to learn of the passing of Henry Newcombe (Barb Lejeune's father) on Friday, August 20. We pray and trust that God will comfort Barb's mother, Ethel, the Lejeune family, and Barb's brother and sister.

A memorial service celebrating Henry's life will be held at Glad Tidings Church, 1800 Quadra Street, Victoria, at 2:00 pm, Friday, August 27, with time for tea and sharing to follow.

You can read Mr. Newcombe's obituary on the Times Colonist web site by clicking here.

You are invited to a surprise farewell barbeque party for Shelby Rados tomorrow night (August 18) beginning at 6:00pm at the Rados farm (1650 Charlton Road).



This year's summer splash was another great success. Thank you again to the Yokimas family for being such hospitable hosts!

Those of you in touch with Norma Millar may know that she recently had a gathering to watch the 1995 BBC production of Pride and Prejudice. Karina Buikema and I were wishing that such a gathering had happened when Norma was still here. Then it occurred to me that I have the DVD set. Why not have our own party? Here are the details: