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News & Updates

Watch this space for the latest Wilshire news, including items from our newsletter, the Tapestry. Check the Events section for information on upcoming events. You can subscribe to our two weekly emails; Tapestry News, sent Fridays, includes news and a worship preview, while the Monday Recap has links to videos and blog posts from the prior week.

Current News

New here? Get some Time with Tim on April 21Time with Tim, an informal chance for guests and new members to meet and visit with Senior Pastor Timothy Peoples, will be held April 21 at 9:45 a.m. in Timothy’s office. Contact Carolyn Murray. Adopt-a-Book for Library,...

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Preparing for Worship

Greg Garrett’s sermon has lingered in my mind and soul all week. As a parent, I’m never really certain what, if anything, my child sitting next to me is absorbing. In Greg’s closing, he reminded us that we don’t have to be so afraid. Without missing a beat, my Jimmie...

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I Am Wilshire: Dorothy Burrus

Hometown: Tulsa; Present City: Dallas; Education: Doctorate in education, Oklahoma State University; Tell us about your family. My husband, Hershel, and I met in college at OSU. We got married in 1941, and he left shortly after to serve in the Army during World War...

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Prayer Notes

Wilshire Prayer Notes: April 13 - 19. Friends and Family Concerns: Caroline Benson, niece of Tanya Benson, neurological condition (4/16)  Patricia Cole Saenz, sister-in-law of Joyce Harris, beginning cancer treatments (4/15)  Connie Lawson, sister-in-law of Gayle...

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Preparing for Worship

By Scott Spreier. Breathe in ... breathe out .... If you’ve come to worship this morning under a dark cloud, you’re not alone. ’Tis the season of scapegoating; a season in which we twist Christ’s assertion that it’s “more blessed to give ...” and anoint evil and blame...

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I Am Wilshire: Gina Waterman

Hometown: Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey; Present City: Garland; Education: B.S. Technical Communication, Rochester Institute of Technology; Profession: Grief recovery specialist/coach; Tell us about your family. I am mom to Kenneth, 19. He attends the Notre Dame School,...

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