Upcoming Events & News – Westside Gathering

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January 5, 2022 in Uncategorized

Following King Jesus COHORT

NEW COHORT starting this winter following the outline of a workbook called Following King Jesus The workbook leads us through four main sections: Knowing the Gospel Reading the Gospel Living... Read More
January 1, 2022 in Uncategorized

Sunday, January 2 (Resources for Church@Home)

Happy New Year! As a way to help our teams create rhythm and rest in their ministry and life, we're not gathering in-person or online this Sunday (January 2) but invite you to pause, worship,... Read More
December 21, 2021 in Community, Events

Celebrate Christmas at Westside!

UPDATE!!  (as of December 21, 2021 | 11:11 AM) Unfortunately, given the current situation and the escalating cases of COVID in Montreal, we have decided to move our December 23... Read More
December 21, 2021 in Community, Events, Local Impact

UPCOMING EVENTS

Check back here for upcoming events and activities! In-person gatherings are suspended for now.  Online resources will be provided.  Check back here or on our Facebook page! New for 2022!... Read More
November 19, 2021 in Community, Events, Local Impact

Christmas Carols and Cocoa!

Join us for a fun-filled, all-ages evening of Christmas carols followed by hot chocolate outside around the fire! Live music with Jonathan Manafo and WSG friends! Doors open at 6:30…

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September 25, 2021 in Uncategorized

PICNIC in the PARKING LOT

We're planning some socially distant fun on Sunday, October 3 @ noon. PICNIC in the PARKING LOT @ 820 Tecumseh. FOOD and DRINKS (individually wrapped and served) GAMES for the... Read More
September 16, 2021 in Community, Mental Health, Spiritual Growth

Sanctuary Course – Faith and Mental Health

The Canadian Mental Health Association’s web site states that “In any given year, 1 in 5 people in Canada will personally experience a mental health problem or illness.” This fall, we... Read More
September 4, 2021 in Uncategorized

SUNDAYS IN PERSON FALL 2021

We are BACK to in-person gatherings @ 10:30 AM We are so excited to gather together in person, especially after an online-only August! There is nothing like worship, learning and community... Read More
September 2, 2021 in Events, Local Impact, Spiritual Growth, Uncategorized

Young Adults Retreat

Join us for a fun weekend at Frontier Lodge!  Contact Tonja Waind at (514) 426-2807 for more information and for any questions! Starts Friday, September 10 - 6 p.m. Ends... Read More
July 4, 2021 in Covid-19 Response, Discipleship Formation, Local Impact, Sunday Gatherings

Transformed for Good (Summer Series)

This summer we are slowly walking through Romans 8 during our Sunday gatherings. Romans 8 is considered one of the most important sections in the New Testament as it helps... Read More
June 29, 2021 in Uncategorized

SUMMER FUN 2021

Summer is too short to miss out on a few opportunities to connect with our church family outside of Sundays - on the lawn or in the city. We've got... Read More
June 13, 2021 in Community, Discipleship Formation, Events, Global Mission

Listen and Lament – 215

Friends, Like many of you, I was overwhelmed with emotion, from disbelief to horror when I heard that the remains of 215 Indigenous children, some as young as three, were found on... Read More
June 10, 2021 in Covid-19 Response, Discipleship Formation, Generosity, Global Mission, Local Impact, Spiritual Growth

Q&A with Brett Ullman – Mental Health, Anxiety and COVID-19

On Tuesday, June 15 from 7 - 8 PM join us for a special conversation with Brett Ullman following his opening talks in our current Pressure Points, and his focus... Read More
May 7, 2021 in Generosity, Giving, Local Impact

THE BIG GIVE: Saturday, June 5!!

ONE COMMUNITY. ONE DAY. ONE MESSAGE. SATURDAY, JUNE 5 11 AM - 3 PM The idea behind the Big Give is a widespread group of churches across the country blessing... Read More
May 4, 2021 in Community, Jobs

Summer Student Job Opportunity

We're hiring some help for the summer! Are you a post-secondary student looking for a meaningful employment opportunity this summer that will impact people spiritually and beyond? We're looking for... Read More
April 23, 2021 in Uncategorized

Vision and Budget Meeting 2021

Annual VISION & BUDGET MEETING on Wednesday, April 28 SUMMARY OF PRESENTATION HERE Prayer @ 7:00pm Meeting @ 7:30pm ZOOM LINK HERE If you call Westside home, serve and contribute... Read More
April 16, 2021 in Community, Discipleship Formation, Giving, Job Opportunities, Local Impact, Spiritual Growth

We’re Hiring for Youth Ministry!

Ministry Position Available - Youth Pastor YOUTH PASTOR | DETAILED ROLE DESCRIPTION Westside Gathering (WSG) is a missionally focused church seeking a dedicated Youth Pastor who will effectively lead a... Read More
April 12, 2021 in Community, Discipleship Formation, Spiritual Growth, Sunday Gatherings

EASTERTIDE SCRIPTURE

Eastertide: Life in the Wake of the Resurrection See weekly scripture reading below EASTERTIDE is the post-resurrection season that helps us learn and live from the fullness of the resurrected... Read More
March 28, 2021 in Community, Discipleship Formation, Spiritual Growth

HOLY WEEK Resources

As we enter into Holy Week we want to be intentional about walking through the next seven days abiding in and with Jesus as a community. HOLY WEEK RESOURCES AND... Read More
March 24, 2021 in Community, Discipleship Formation, Events, Local Impact, Spiritual Growth

GOOD FRIDAY 2021

We are opening our doors for an intimate Good Friday worship gathering! REGISTER FOR IN-PERSON GATHERING Please note: Limited Capacity, Register ASAP. While the world invites us to consume our... Read More
March 19, 2021 in Community, Discipleship Formation, Local Impact, Spiritual Growth

HE IS RISEN…HE IS RISEN INDEED!

We are looking for YOU - singles, families, couples, older, younger - to help us celebrate the resurrection this Easter! CAN YOU RECORD AND SUBMIT A SHORT VIDEO? 3 EASY... Read More
February 9, 2021 in Community, Discipleship Formation, Spiritual Growth

Emotionally Healthy Relationships (EHR) – April 2021

We are now accepting registrations for our April EHR course! In the Emotionally Healthy Relationships Course, you will learn 8 practical skills to develop mature, loving relationships with others as:... Read More
January 29, 2021 in Community, Covid-19 Response, Spiritual Growth

28 Days of Prayer: Guide + Practices

DOWNLOAD FULL DAILY PRAYER GUIDE HERE Prayer is such a vital part of a relationship with Jesus and our spiritual formation. Yet it often seems like our rhythm or practice... Read More
January 15, 2021 in Community, Spiritual Growth, Sunday Gatherings

Wilderness: Snapshots from Exodus

Wilderness is a theme that runs through the Bible a lot. Moses discovered God's name and a unique calling, Israel journeyed to the promised land, Elijah heard God's voice, Jesus... Read More
January 2, 2021 in Uncategorized

Sunday New Year Reflection – PDF Guide

 SUNDAY, JANUARY 3 will be a short video reflection you can participate in. Video will be on our website, youtube and facebook at our normal time, 10:30AM Use this GUIDE to... Read More
December 22, 2020 in Community, Spiritual Growth

Holiday Spiritual Practice: Sitting With Jesus

We all need rest and recreation over the holidays! We encourage you to take at least 60 minutes of your time off between Christmas and New Year's to sit with... Read More
December 12, 2020 in Community, Events, Generosity, Giving

The Christmas Letter: Special Livestream Event

THE WORLD NEEDS AN ANNOUNCEMENT, A MEMO, AN OUTBURST IN THE STREETS!  Many of us feel like we're living under a rock; 2020 has strapped us down and cramped us... Read More
December 7, 2020 in Community, Covid-19 Response, Events, Generosity, Giving, Local Impact, Spiritual Growth

The Christmas Letter 2020

Over the next couple of weeks, our church community has pledged to mail out close to 200 Christmas Letters to encourage and strengthen each other over this bizarre new socially-distant... Read More
December 3, 2020 in Community, Events, Generosity, Giving, Local Impact, Spiritual Growth, Sunday Gatherings

Waiting for The Word – Advent 2020

LET'S ADVENT TOGETHER! This season has felt largely like we’re being held hostage.  So much seems to be on hold, so much hope seems to be on pause, and the... Read More
October 6, 2020 in Generosity, Giving, Global Mission

Buckets of Thanks – Global Mission Initiative

This fall, give the gift of a relief bucket. This year is one we couldn't have imagined. But many of us still have things to be thankful for. Will you join... Read More