Call or come by M–Th 9am-2pm | Sundays at 9 & 10:30am
Watch Livestream |   Email Us |  541-382-7504

By

westside.church

A video update from Pastor Steve:

Hi everybody. I wanted to give you a quick update on some things going on in our faith community. It has been a moment for us to rethink how we do church. Thankfully we know, we are the church. It’s never been about a building. Still, without having our normal Sunday morning services we’ve become very aware of the need for greater connection during the week.

You may have noticed I have been on social media – which is not my norm. It’s actually been really great to do some Facebook and Instagram live conversations and see and interact with many of you.

Our discipleship team and volunteers are calling people in our congregation just to check in. Many of our Blue Groups have moved online and our Women’s Bible study this spring will also be online. Our local outreach crew is busy meeting needs both with individuals and with community organizations. We had a  drive-through food bank recently and it was really cool to use our atrium and parking lot to meet some critical needs in our community.

In addition to all that, we still have our Sunday services online! It’s amazing how powerful our times of worship still are even online. Nothing can restrain the presence of God as we worship together in our homes.

Personally, Suzanne and I are doing well. Even though exhaustion is always present, we are choosing to not worry or be anxious. We are very aware of the hardships that many are facing in our community. Thankfully we know our hope is not in this world, but in God who is watching out for us, even when it might not feel like it. He is for us! I believe that with all of my heart. Love you all and praying for you every day.

In response to the Governor’s statewide cancellation of all group gatherings of 25 or larger and the President’s guideline to cancel gatherings larger than 10 people, Westside Church will be closed for all services and classes, as well as youth and young adult gatherings for the duration of the statewide cancellation (currently expected to end on April 14). During this unprecedented global health crisis, we are committed to protecting the most vulnerable in our community and will continue to monitor the situation as it unfolds.

As a church, we are called to love & care for our neighbors. Right now, that includes protecting our neighbors in every way we can. Our adherence to these regulations reflects our sense of responsibility to our community, not panic or fear.

Throughout the gathering ban we will live-stream our Sunday services online at our regular times: 8:15, 9:45, 11:15am and 5:30pm at westsidelive.org. Financial gifts can be made online on our giving page.

Watch the live-stream of our services here.

Or watch on Facebook Live.

To receive automated updates regarding the closure via text from the church, please text “westside” to 474747.

Contact us with questions.

1 2 3 4