A New Season

Summer slipped into fall and suddenly October is here. Mid-week activities have resumed — all our Friday night youth groups and We Believe, the Tuesday morning and Wednesday afternoon Bible studies, and two new Thursday Bible studies, as well as the Cell groups. We said a reluctant goodbye to Johnathan Booy when he left for Spain…

Disaster Relief

Tragedies at home and abroad call for our response: NEPAL EARTHQUAKE On Saturday, April 25th, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal causing far-reaching destruction. Current reports indicate a death toll exceeding 6,000 with many more injured. The devastation has left thousands more without secure shelter, or access to food, water and sanitation services. PWS&D is responding through…

Spring Things

Christ is risen! He has risen indeed! Jesus said, “As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” [John 20:21] We are an Easter people, called to carry the exciting message of the resurrection with us into our everyday world. ~  Much is happening around HPC this spring. If you check the Calendar Page, you’ll find…

Contemplative Retreat Reflections

What a challenging and renewing time we had at our February 27 – March 1 contemplative retreat! Twenty-nine of us settled into the comfortable facilities at Cedar Springs Christian Retreat Centre near Sumas, WA and explored the theme of ‘Love – The Most Excellent Way’. “The intention of this retreat [was] to help us enter into God’s transforming presence…

And… we’re back!

After more than a year’s hiatus, our redesigned website is up and running. We want it to serve as a useful tool of communication and outreach, so please take some time to explore the information it provides. Some pages will continue to be a work in progress, so be sure to let us know of any perceived…

A Day of Fulfillment and Thanksgiving

Sunday afternoon, January 11th was a time of fulfillment and thanksgiving as the Presbytery of Westminster  came together in our sanctuary for the Service of Ordination and Induction of Paddy Eastwood. After four years under a half-time contract as a deaconal minister to be leader of our ministry to children, youth and young families, she is now stepping…