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News & Events

 

NEWS

Alabaster Blvd will remain closed from Jim n Nicks to Westwood’s south entrance, until July 27 for major road repairs. To get to the church, please take Simmsville Road (Hwy 11 by Aldi’s) to Weatherly Club Drive (by Joe’s Italian) to Alabaster Blvd. See insert for directions. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Discover Kids Class  |  July 26  |  5pm  |  Room 204B
For any 1st-6th grader who is asking questions about becoming a Christian or is interested in baptism. This class is led by Families Pastor Ric Callahan & parents are welcomed to attend but are not required to stay.

Don’t Miss it Sunday! It’s a surprise!  |  July 30
Mark your calendar to join us Sunday, July 30, for a special "surprise" you will not want to miss! Stay tuned for more information!

Discover Westwood |  August 13  |  10:45am  |  Westwood Room
If you are interested in becoming a member of Westwood or just want to know more, join us for Discover Westwood.

Not able to come on Sunday? Join us by Livestream @ 9:30am each Sunday!
Don’t forget to take Westwood with you while you’re 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 & offerings online with our online giving or text to give!

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
 
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 for more information.

Thrive NOW Campout  |  July 28  |  mmullet@ewestwood.org
Join our Thrive Young Adult Ministry for an awesome night at Derryberry Farm! This month’s Thrive NOW will feature a special acoustic worship night followed by a campout. All new high school grads, college & young professionals between the ages of 18-29, arrive as early as you want & set up your tent, swim in the lake, fish, fellowship, eat, & take in all the festivities! Invite a friend & don’t miss it!

 

MINISTRIES

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.