Flu shots September 19. Flu shots will be offered at Wilshire on Saturday, September 19, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. outdoors in the North Parking Lot. More information will be available as the date gets closer.
Unified Budget update.
July gifts: $282,315
July budget needs: $287,000
YTD budget gifts: $1,926,398
YTD budget needs: $2,091,000
YTD budget income deficit: $164,602
Faith in Democracy event Aug. 23. Wilshire is one of several churches co-hosting Faith in Democracy: Lifting Dallas Faith Voices for Justice on Sunday afternoon, August 23. Hosted by Texas Impact, this online event will feature faith and community leaders in four panel discussions concerning the upcoming election and the 2021 legislative session. Texas Impact is a statewide grassroots network established to be a voice of religious social concern to the Texas Legislature. It provides concrete strategies for people of faith to work for justice. The event is free but registration is required. To learn more and register, visit texasimpact.org.
Facebook Live Bible study. A rotation of teachers leads the Facebook Live
Bible study class Sundays at 10:15 a.m. Pastoral Resident Leigh Curl teaches on August 9. All are invited to join via Wilshire’s Facebook page.
New resident interview videos. Wilshire’s two new pastoral residents will be interviewed by their second-year colleagues in a pair of upcoming midweek videos. On Wednesday, August 19, Leigh Curl will interview Ashley Robinson. One week later, on August 26, Leanna Coyle-Carr will interview Jenna Sullivan.
WOW! Book Clubs
*The Women of Wilshire Tuesday Evening Book Club meets via Zoom once a month at 7 p.m. The next meeting is August 18, when Carla
Siegesmund will lead a discussion of Sheldon Vanauken’s A Severe Mercy. To register, contact Debby Burton
*The WOW! Brown Bag Book Club meets via Zoom the first Thursday of each month. On September 10, the group will discuss The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson. To register, contact Abbey Adcox or Carolyn Murray.