Zoom chat with George Mason
We’re continuing Wednesday night conversations with some Wilshire ministers. This week, May 20, chat with Senior Pastor George Mason at 6:00 p.m. The format will be an open question-and-answer session, with special attention to future staffing plans at Wilshire. The chat will happen online through Zoom. To receive information on how to connect, email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3 p.m. this Wednesday, May 20.
Good Neighbor Award
This week’s Good Neighbor Award goes to both Mary Morgan and Kelly Akins. Both have been busily sewing masks for neighbors, friends and family members for free. “From making face masks for anyone to pick up off her porch, loaning books and hemming my pants for me when the tailor was closed, Kelly shares her sewing skills and talents with all who need them,” reported one of the nominators. Thank you, Kelly and Mary, for sharing your gifts and resources with so many. Do you know someone at Wilshire who is helping during this time? If so, nominations may be made at www.wilshirebc.org/registration.
Wednesday noon study shifts format
This week, our pastoral residents will shift into a summer mode with the Wednesday video study. Much like what has been the pattern for summer Wednesday noontime for years, they will interview a Wilshire member and help us understand more about that member’s faith journey. Look for the weekly videos posted on YouTube, Facebook and the Wilshire website on Wednesdays by noon and also sent out via the midweek update email from George Mason.
Join the Friday 5
All Wilshire congregants are invited to join in an easy pastoral care project during our time of physical distancing. The idea for “Friday Five” is this: Every Friday during the coronavirus isolation, commit to contact at least five Wilshire friends in your circle of influence to see how they’re doing. Think first of those who are not your family or closest friends but who would love to hear from you. Let’s multiply our care for each other.
PEP Clothing drive a success
Missions Committee members Scott Spreier and Ken Adams hosted a clothing drive last week for our missions partner Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) after finding out they were in need of men’s casual clothing, shoes and belts. Thanks to all who donated.