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News & Events

 

NEWS

One Worship Service Only  |  July 2  |  9:30am
We will have only one worship hour on Sunday, July 2, due to the July 4th weekend. There will be NO small groups but we will have child care for ages 6 weeks - 4 years old.

Church Office Closed Tuesday, July 4
The church office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 for the holiday! We’ll resume normal business hours on Wednesday, July 5.

Summer is Here!
Don’t forget to take Westwood with you while you are on vacation this summer! Whether it be to the lake, the beach or even Disney! You can join your church family by Livestream at ewestwood.org/livestream. You can also pay your tithe and offerings online with our online giving or text to give!

Audio Visual Volunteers Needed
Are you good with computers? We are in need of volunteers for our Audio Visual Team. We have needs in all areas such as sound, camera, switcher, lights, etc. If you are interested, please contact Rick Swing.

Do you want access to the Church Directory & Calendar?
You must first set up your ACS account by going to ewestwood.org/connect & click on "Member Secure Login" in the ACCESS ACS box on the right side of the screen. Then click Need a login? Click here & follow the instructions. After you’ve set up your account, go to the app store on your phone & download the free Church Life app. From the app, you can use the people search to locate church member’s information and view the church calendar. You’ll have the option to download a picture of yourself on your personal page. If you have any trouble with logging in, contact the church office at 205.664.0122.

Attention Amazon Users
Did you know that you can easily, and at no cost to you, donate .5% of your Amazon purchases to Westwood Baptist Church or any charity you choose?  All that is needed is to log on to Smile.Amazon.com rather than Amazon.com.  You can log on with your same username and password and near the top you will see an option to select a charity. Simply use Smile.Amazon for your purchases and .5% will automatically be designated to that charity every quarter and you can track that as well. Please consider doing so and selecting Westwood.  We always have many wonderful opportunities to put such funds to good use.

Do you have a new neighbor? 
We now have welcome packets available at the Connect Center for you to use in welcoming and starting a relationship with a new neighbor. It contains helpful information for new movers, various coupons, a small gift, and some information about Westwood. Please feel free to pick one up!

 
 
EVENTS
 

Night of Worship  |  Friday, June 30  |  7pm  |  Room 213
Thrive Young Adult Ministry will be hosting a Night of Worship to ignite Summer 2017. Thrive NOW is a special service set aside for all new high school grads, and college and young professionals between the ages of 18 to 29. There will be some hangin' out followed by passionate worship music & relevant teaching, and then some MORE hangin' out! Doors opens at 6pm, so invite a friend and don't miss it!

Summer with Westwood Birmingham Baron’s Night  |  August 1  |  $7
Westwood is going to the ball park on Tuesday, August 1, at 7pm. Tickets are limited & will go fast! Pick up your tickets today at the Connect Center. Contact Tammy Archer at tarcher@ewestwood.org for more information.

 

MINISTRIES
 

Campout – Getting S’more of Jesus  |  July 17-19  |  9:00am-11:30am
For Westwood Preschoolers ages 3-5 only. Preschoolers will learn "S’more of Jesus" by singing exciting songs & hearing fun Bible lessons; experience magic tricks & ventriloquist acts; have fun with outside playtime; and much more! Space is limited so register now at ewestwood.org/kids. Registration will close when class rooms are full, so don’t delay!

Global Missions Prayer Group  |  1st Sunday every month  |  8:30am  |  SGB Room 13
This prayer group meets the first Sunday of every month in Room 13 in the Small Groups Building at 8:30am. This groups meets to pray for, share updates on, & present new information regarding our missionaries who are serving outside our community. It’s important that they are not forgotten & that our church is informed on what God is doing in their lives. For more information contact Paul Anderton.

Small Groups
Are you missing out on the blessing of a small group, and prefer to meet in the warmth of someone's home? We have existing groups that have room for more people, as well as at least two new groups starting in the near future! Please stop by Starting Point or Next Steps before or after church for more information. Also, for more info, click HERE!

Ongoing Ministry Opportunities

  • New Christian Follow-up/Discipleship Ministry
    Interested in knowing how you could help disciple women in our church who are new Christians? Contact Cathy Dunagan for more information. Materials will be provided.


  • Care Connection
    Interested in joining a team that visits members of Westwood who are homebound? Email Susan Rudd for more information or call 205-960-1602. Care Connection is a Westwood Ministry that serves our members who are homebound. This outreach brings joy and compassion to those who may be in need of a special touch from our church family through visits and calls.

  • Card Ministry
    You know of someone who has had a death or birth in the family or maybe needs encouragement during a tough time? Contact Lynn Bullock and let her know. This team would like to send a card and pray for them.


  • Angel Touch
    A support group for women who have experienced the death of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, infant death, ectopic pregnancy or abortion. Contact Kim Lloyd for more information.