We are a Matthew 25 church!
This initiative of the Presbyterian Church (USA) is a response to God's call to be actively engaged in our world and to see our neighbors through Jesus' eyes.
The Matthew 25 vision
has three priorities:
+Build congregational vitality
+Dismantle structural racism
+Eradicate systemic poverty
Loaves & Fishes Volunteering!
join others from Westminster
on the 4th Monday of each month to volunteer
at the Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes warehouse.
Next date: January 29
Contact Judy Paget or the church office to sign up.
FAIR TRADE SALE November 19- December 4
Lovely handcrafts from Rahab's Rope and UPAVIM, soaps from AACORN Farm, and Equal Exchange coffee, tea, and chocolate make great Christmas gifts!
in the narthex after worship on Sundays + during office hours
ANGEL TREE is up! Pick up a tag by December 3 and
buy a gift for a child on behalf of their incarcerated parent
We participate in the
The next special offering will be the
This special offering is received in December
and helps to support retired church workers
and Presbyterian colleges which serve
students of color.
Delivering Meals on Wheels
Volunteering at K'zoo Loaves & Fishes
Generous Hands collections
Presbyterian Women projects
Fair Trade Sale
Kalamazoo Valley CROP Walk
The WESTMINSTER PEACE PRIZE
The Westminster Peace Prize recognizes an individual or group whose efforts have made an important contribution to peace and reconciliation in our community or world. This award is presented each October, and is funded by our congregational portion (25%) of the annual Peace and Global Witness Offering
Kalamazoo's Face Off Theatre Company was the recipient of the 2023 WESTMINSTER PEACE PRIZE, which recognizes an individual or group for work that fosters peacemaking and reconciliation in our community. Face Off Theatre presents thoughtful drama that promotes understanding and invites cross-cultural dialogue.
You can read more on their website.
We are proud to be Presbyterians and to support the mission of the whole church through:
+ Praying regularly for the work of the church around the world, with intercessions from the
Presbyterian Mission Yearbook for Prayer and Study included in our prayers each week
+ Participation in the four seasonal special offerings of the Presbyterian Church
+ Our financial commitments to the General Mission Funds of the Presbyterian Church (USA)