“God is light; In him there is no darkness...”
[1 John 1:5]
Come worship with us each Sunday at 10:00am
We are located at 130 Victoria Ave. in Cambridge Ontario
Nursery & Sunday School are available
The present situation with the Covid-19 virus has become serious
enough to make some adjustments to our worship services.
We live out our lives in the knowledge that no amount of distress or
anxiety or fear will prevent the Spirit of God from moving in our midst.
Even in these days, we are enveloped in the Spirit.
WESTSIDE UPDATE NO. 2 – MARCH 26, 2020
A link to this week's devotional:
We've had several people ask if they can provide assistance with picking up
groceries, prescriptions, etc. for those in need. So far ... we haven't had any requests for help. It would appear that most people have good neighbours and nearby family and friends who have been very helpful.
But, if you need assistance, please contact the Church Office at 519-621-
3630 or by e-mail at so we can provide you with
If you would like a pastoral visit phone call, please let us know at
the number above or call Rev. Mark directly at (519) 504-5270.
We are blessed to have Westside’s Prayer Chain - we are available to
pray for you, for urgent needs for families or individuals at any time. You
can contact Mardie Crosby by email at .
Your request will be forwarded to the Prayer Chain and we will pray!
Let us remember to pray for each other. As Christians, we turn to God in
times of fear and uncertainty as we do in times of joy and celebration.
Pray for people who are infected with COVID-19 or facing quarantine.
Pray for people at higher risk of developing the disease.
Pray for medical professionals and administrators, caregivers, researchers,
and leaders responsible for decisions about fighting the new coronavirus and church leaders who are attempting to guide us wisely and sensitively.
Being able to pause and reflect the last few weeks, we were given the
opportunity to review the variety of ways one can give to the church.
Below is a fulsome list of methods you can use to contribute to Westside
Church, as well as any steps you may need to take to do so. If you have any questions regarding the methods below, please contact Jennifer Bowman (Jennifer.L.Bowman35@gmail.com) or Bert Perriman
1. Interac E-Transfer
a. E-transfers can be sent to this email address
b. A security question and answer is required at this time. If you are
unsure whether we will be able to answer your security question,
please send the answer to Jennifer Bowman and Bert Perriman at the emails listed above. If we have trouble accepting the transfer, we will
c. If you have never given to the church before, please provide your full
mailing address in the notes of the E-transfer in order to receive a
donation tax receipt at the end of the year. (Receipts are issued in
February of the following year for all donations received in the
previous calendar year).
2. Pre-Authorized Remittance
a. Around the 20th of each month, an automatic withdrawal can be
taken from your account.
b. This service is completed through the United Church in Canada. The
form can be found on Westside’s website under the Give/Donate
page. Once you have completed the form, please send a copy of the
form and a VOID cheque to Jennifer Bowman
(Jennifer.L.Bowman35@gmail.com) for processing.
3. Drop Box
a. A secure drop box has been set up at the North Entrance of 130
Victoria Avenue while the church is closed. The box will be emptied
on a daily basis.
b. Please place your donation in a sealed envelope and include your
name, regular envelope number and/or full address (to receive a
donation tax receipt).
4. Regular Mail
a. A donation can be mailed to the church address (130 Victoria
Avenue, N1S 1Y2). Cheques are preferred with this method
b. Include your name, regular envelope number and/or full address (in
order to receive a donation tax receipt).
5. Regular Offering Envelope. And, as usual, envelopes can be placed in the
offering plate during regular worship – when we begin worshipping
Several people have volunteered to pick up offering envelopes.
Call the church office (519) 621-3630 and leave a message; or, email
to arrange a pick up. Naturally,
all protocols for social-distancing will be observed when using this
WESTSIDE CONGREGATIONAL UPDATE - MARCH 25, 2020
The Office is Closed Until APRIL 8th*
(*Subject to change)
In the event of a Pastoral Situation
contact Rev. Mark at (519) 504-5270
We invite you to stay in touch with Westside Church
via our Website, our Facebook page and our YouTube Channel
If you are unable to attend the worship service but would like a copy of the bulletin or sermon please contact the church office using the contact us form below to request a copy.
Sermons will be mailed out on a monthly basis.
April 5th - 10:00am - Palm Sunday
April 9th - 7:00pm - Maundy Thursday
April 10th - 10:00am Service
April 12th - 8:30am Sunrise Service, 10:00am service