March 2018 Leaders Look

March 2018 Leaders Look

  • Easter (March 31 & April 1)
  • Food Drive
  • 500 Stories
  • Active Duty Family Dinner (April 22)
  • MissionLink (April 29)

Easter Services on March 31 & April 1

March 31 | 5:00 & 6:30pm
April 1 | 8:15, 9:30, & 11:00am

You can make a meaningful impact in two ways.
First, be praying for those who will be coming to our services and for all who will be serving. Pray for people to discover new life in Jesus. Pray for our leaders who serve.
Second, make a meaningful impact by serving at one of our Easter services. Contact your ministry leader to let them know in which service you can serve. 

Explore ways to serve or sign up to serve now

Food Drive

During all Easter Services
Help us give 2 tons of food away this Easter! Bring as many of the following items when you join us on Easter:

Boxed Dinners (Mac & Cheese, Pastas, Rice), Pasta Sauce, Ravioli, Peanut Butter, Canned Tuna, Soups, Cereals, Pancake Mix, Syrup, & Healthy Snacks. All food supports local food banks.

500 Stories

We are praying that you will be one of 500 people who discover their next step and then share their next step story with someone else! After you share your story with someone, share it with us.

Discover your next step here: westsideleavenworth.com/the-twelve

Here's how you can share your Next Step story with us:

Active Duty Family Dinner

April 22, 5:00-6:30pm
If you are an Active Duty Family, please join us for dinner and connect with other military families in our church.

Many families will be PCSing soon and we want to find out how we can serve you as you go to your next assignment. We are grateful for your service and want to empower you and your family to follow Jesus and make an impact wherever you go.

Register Here

If you are willing to support our active duty military families by making a dish for this event, contact Amy at 913-488-8304.

MissionLink April 29

Explore our mission of loving Jesus, becoming like Jesus, and sharing Jesus and see what it means to join us in this mission. This two-week class will help you see who we are, what we are about, where we are going, and how you can play a part. Register here by April 24. 

 

November 2017 Leaders Look

November Leaders Look

  • Thanksgiving Offering (Nov 26) 
  • Get Connected (Dec 3) 
  • Family Forum (Dec 10) 
  • Christmas Eve Services (Dec 23 & 24) 
  • New Year's Eve Service (9:30 & 11) 

 

Thanksgiving Offering (Nov 26)

We will be giving our annual Thanksgiving Offering on November 26. This is our annual offering where we prayerfully consider giving our best gift that is above and beyond our regular giving out of gratitude for God's blessing to us. Please prayerfully consider what God may be leading you to give as a next step in growing in your generosity. 

This year, everything given online this Sunday or through the Sunday offering, will be given away to organizations in our community who are making an impact.

You may give online here.

 

Get Connected

Get Connected is our 60 minute experience to help new people to Westside connect to our church family. As you are Accepting, Challenging, & Encouraging (A.C.E. Leaders) new people, please encourage them to take their next step at Get Connected.

Our next Get Connected is December 3 at 9:30am & 11:00am.

 

Family Forum

December 3, 5:30pm
Our Family Forum is the annual gathering for those who have signed a Membership Covenant to contribute to the mission and vision to which God has called us. We celebrate what 2017 and share the vision as we look to 2018. We will have some business too, as we will affirm our trustees, budget, and deacons.

We will do it all with a meal together! Please see the list below for what you can bring.

A-H: Main dish
I-L: Soup or Salad
M-P: Side Dish or Veggie plate
Q-Z: Dessert

 

Christmas Eve Services

We begin a new series on December 3 called "Not A Storybook Christmas." Do you know someone who's holiday season isn't what they planned? In this series, we will talk about how Jesus comes into our "Not a Storybook Christmas," and "Not a Storybook Life" to be with us.

This will lead into our Christmas Eve Services which are below. Begin praying for you who can invite to one our Christmas Eve services. More unchurched families will come on Christmas than any other time.

Saturday, December 23 at 5:30pm & *7:00pm
KiDS Services for 6 weeks old through Kindergarten.
*Children's Choir will sing at beginning of the service.

Sunday, December 24 at 8:15am, 9:30am, & 11:00am.
KiDS Services for 6 weeks old through 5th Grade.

 

New Year's Eve

Celebrate New Years Eve together with the Westside Family. We will begin a three week series talking about the small things we do that will make a big difference in 2018.

December 31 at 9:00am & 11:00am.
KiDS Services for 6 weeks old through Kindergarten

 

Previous Leaders Looks

Our Leaders Look videos dive into the seven values that shape the culture of how we do what we do.

Watch all of them here.

 

This Month's Leadership Value

Fostering Generosity.
Our gratitude is expressed in our generosity.

Click to watch.

Thank you for being a leader who serves with me!

Happy Thanksgiving!

October 2017 Leaders Look

In this month’s Leader’s Look:

  • In Step Counseling Training (Oct 21 & 22)
  • Group Leader's Huddle (Oct 28, 9:30-11am)
  • New Series: This is What We Do (Begins Oct 29)
  • Membership Link (Nov 12-19)
  • Christmas Eve Services (Dec 23 & 24)

In Step Counseling Training

October 20, 6:30pm - 9:00pm (part 1)
October 21, 9:00am -1pm (part 2)

In The Loft at Westside Leavenworth

If you have considered exploring counseling others as a way to serve join us for this informational and equipping session.  Mike Grubbs, author of "Breaking The Chains," will lead this two-part gathering.  Register here.  Snacks will be provided.

Group Leader's Huddle

If you lead a LifeGroup, LifeLine, or LifeStudy, or are interested in leading, we want to invite you to our Group Leader's Huddle on October 28 from 9:30-11am at the church building. Contact Pastor David for more info or to let him know your coming. (dbeauchamp@westsideleavenworth.com)

Membership Link

November 12 & 19 | 5-6:30pm

Interested in joining our mission of loving Jesus, becoming like Jesus, and sharing Jesus by becoming members of Westside? This two-week class will unpack who we are, what we are about, where we are going, and how you can contribute. Register here by November 7th. 

Christmas Eve Services

Saturday, December 23 at 5:30pm & 7:00pm
Sunday, December 24 at 8:15am, 9:30am, & 11:00am.

Your ministry leader will be contacting you soon to begin preparing for these services.  Start praying that Jesus has a huge impact in our services.

Our Saturday services will have children's classes for Kindergarten and under. Sunday services will have full children's programming.

September 2017 Leaders Look

 

In this month's Leader's Look

  • Family Fun Fest (Sep 24, 4-7pm)
  • Leader's Gathering (Oct 15, 5pm)
  • Group Leader's Huddle (Oct 28, 9:30-11am)
  • Thanksgiving Offering (Nov 26)
  • Christmas Eve Services (Dec 23 & 24)

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Thank you for being one of the many leaders who serve with our church family!
 

Family Fun Fest

September 24, 4-7pm

You can do three things to make this event have a bigger impact.

1) Spread the word.

Use the links below to share this even with your friends, family, soccer team, or bowling team (because we know you are out there).

2) Sign up to serve.

We have many opportunities for you to serve during a shift. The more we have serving, the more our leader's families can enjoy the event too.

3) Bring a new or gently used backpack to be donated to our local Alliance Against Family Violence.

 

New Series: Beginning October 4

EXODUS: Delivered to Discover.

We are excited for our new series that will follow ARROWS. This four week series will show us how God delivers us so we can discover Him.

 

Leaders Gathering

October 15 at 5pm

You will not want to miss this special evening of vision. This is for everyone who serves at Westside Leavenworth. We are going to celebrate what God is doing and have a special time where we hear where God is taking us. RSVP by filling out this form.

 

Group Leader's Huddle

If you lead a LifeGroup, LifeLine, or LifeStudy, or are interested in leading, we want to invite you to our Group Leader's Huddle on October 28 from 9:30-11am at Meriweather's Café in downtown Leavenworth. Contact Pastor David for more info or to let him know your coming. dbeauchamp@westsideleavenworth.com

 

Thanksgiving Offering

Every year we bring our best gift of the year as an offering of thanksgiving on thanksgiving weekend, November 26. Please start praying for how God is leading you to be generous in your giving.

 

Christmas Eve Services

Saturday, December 23 at 5:30pm & 7:00pm
Sunday, December 24 at 8:15am, 9:30am, & 11:00am.

Your ministry leader will be contacting you soon to begin preparing for these services.  Start praying that Jesus has a huge impact in our services.

Our Saturday services will have children's classes for Kindergarten and under. Sunday services will have full children's programming.