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News & Updates

In this space we’ll share stories from our church newsletter, the Tapestry, including the weekly member profile called I Am Wilshire. Check the Events section of the website for information on upcoming events. You can subscribe to our two weekly emails: Tapestry News, sent Fridays, includes news and a preview of Sunday’s worship, while the Monday Recap includes links to videos and Facebook blog posts from the past week.

Introducing Minister of Music Candidate Ariel Merivil

A Message From the Search Committee Dear Wilshire, your deep love for the worship and music legacy at our church has been such an encouragement. Over the past eight months, our committee’s priorities have been to gather feedback from all, to reflect with you on the...

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Pathways Changes Announced

For most of this year, the Pathways to Ministry Committee, in consultation with Senior Pastor Timothy Peoples and Pathways Director George Mason, has been evaluating Wilshire’s pastoral residency program with a view toward how best to shape its work in forming young...

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End of Year Need, Nov. 30

End of year need: $967,326 It seems to happen every year: we pray over, write and then adopt a budget that will guide our work together for the year. Through the course of the year, we give 75% of the budget in 11 months. Then each year we come into December needing...

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Preparing for Worship

Today we begin the season of Advent. One of my favorite worship elements during this season is the children processing down the aisle at the beginning of each service with the various pieces to build our nativity scene. Each week a new element is added and gradually,...

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Tapestry News

Celebration of the Green: Sunday, Dec. 3 All are invited Sunday evening to Celebration of the Green, which will be presented at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. The event is a slightly reimagined version of Wilshire’s traditional Hanging of the Green, with fewer moving...

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Prayer Notes

Wilshire Prayer Notes: Nov 25 – Dec 1 Condolences to: Bryan Rollins on the death of his aunt, Diane Thedford Collins, November 27.  Gil and Emily Herrick on the death of his mother, Suzanne Evans Herrick, November 24. Granddaughter is Paige Herrick.  Friends and...

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