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…