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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.

Preparing for Worship

A beautiful thread of love runs through our worship this morning. Our Young Musicians sing of spreading kindness, our Gospel reading reminds us to love one another and the choral offertory offers a prayer of restoration and peace to all. When we are gathered for...

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I Am Wilshire: Jen Lovejoy

Hometown: Dallas; Present City: Dallas; Education: MS; Profession: Teacher; Tell us about your family. I have two sons, Charles, 8, and William, 7. My mother lives with us. I am a widow. How about your work or volunteer life? I teach sixth grade at Merriman Park...

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Preparing for Worship

As you prepare for worship today, take a moment to reflect on what brings you here. Why do we gather for worship? What are our hopes as we open our hearts and minds for this sacred time together? Let’s explore the essence of worship. Corporate worship is a dedicated...

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I Am Wilshire: Jim Walton

Hometown: Dallas; Present City: Dallas; Education: UNT, Biology; UNT, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine; Michigan, MBA. Profession: Physician (internist), health care executive; Tell us about your family. I’ve been married to Rhonda for 43 years. We raised four sons:...

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New program offers rent and utility help

Wilshire has launched a new rental and utility assistance program that will help meet immediate needs in our community. The initiative will be funded by about $81,000 in Missions Plus funds drawn from surplus giving to Wilshire’s 2023 Unified Budget. The program was...

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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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