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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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Inclusion & Diversity Study Group

In 2015, Wilshire’s deacons appointed a study group to address questions about LGBTQ inclusion in the church. Known as the Inclusion and Diversity Study Group (IDSG), these individuals worked deliberately and methodically for 18 months before making a recommendation...

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Puerto Rico trip report

By Monica Mullins Eleven Wilshire members traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico, last week to work with Primera Iglesia Bautista de Río Piedras as they continue to serve the people of this island as they rebuild from the devastation of 2017’s Hurricane Maria. The oldest...

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I Am Wilshire: Laura Cordell

Hometown: Fort Worth; Present City: Dallas; Education: B.S., Texas Tech University; M.B.A., The University of Texas at Arlington; Profession: Director, Market Access, Sanofi Vaccines; Tell us about your family. I am a VERY proud solo mom of Barron, who is two years...

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Time to order Easter lilies

It’s time to order Easter lilies to adorn the Sanctuary on Easter Sunday. Congregants are invited to provide the flowers in honor or in memory of beloved family members, friends or teachers. Dedications will be listed in the worship folder on Easter, March 31. Each...

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End of Year Need, Dec. 27

End of year need: $196,147 A couple of weeks ago we honored the life of Phil Laquey. If you ever met Phil, you knew he was one of the sharpest dressers around — much like Charlie Burgin — and had a smile that could charm a snake. During the memorial service, a family...

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Ariel Merivil called as music minister

In a special business meeting after worship last Sunday, Dec. 17, the members of Wilshire voted to call Ariel Merivil as our next minister of music. We anticipate a mid-February start for Ariel, who will move to Dallas from Lincoln, Nebraska, where he has served...

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End of Year Need, Dec. 7

End of year need: $708,671 I had to hold back the tears when it happened. Each year Bill and Janice Jernberg and Paige and Jeremy Pendery get our first graders ready to receive their brand new Bible with their names on it. During the semester they learn Bible verses...

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