Reopening Plans

After seeking God’s wisdom in prayer, we have decided to re-launch our in-person worship services starting June 14th. Services will be continue to be streamed online and in the app. Tap here to read the full letter from the Elders at Westside: In order to open our facility in a safe and responsible way, we are temporarily issuing the following …

Incredible Value

By Bryan Fojtasek • Westside Church of Christ Earlier this week, someone paid a lot of money for a pair of shoes. And when I say a lot of money—I mean A LOT of money. $560,000 to be exact. Sometimes I like to translate money into terms that are easier to understand. For that same amount of money, you could …

Don’t Just Do Something. Sit There!

By Bryan Fojtasek, Lead & Family Minister. It goes against all our strongest instincts… but sometimes the best thing you can do to solve a problem in your life is to sit still. When I was in high school, I learned that one the hard way. It was the day of our homecoming dance. God performed a minor miracle in …

Grad Sunday

Westside will be honoring all of this year’s graduates during our livestream worship service on Sunday, May 31st at 9am. If you have a graduate (junior high, high school, or college) that you would like to honor, please fill out this 2020 Grad Bio form by Tuesday, May 26th. Families may also submit 5-10 pictures of your graduate to Bryan …

Love Your Enemies

“Our political opponents may be filling important needs in our lives, giving us scapegoats to blame, common enemies to unite over, and a simplified cause behind complex problems.” -Steve Rathje, Psychology Today. One of the most challenging things Jesus ever taught was to love your enemies. In Matthew 5:43-44 he says “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate …

Faith Over Fear

By Garth Black We are living in a time of anxiety and fear, unlike any other time in our lives. In my 90 years I have never seen a situation like the present. The only exception might be World War II when some people feared we might we might not win the war. Hoarding in 1942-45 was a result of …

Update from the Settlemoirs

Dear Friends and Family, We want to give you an update because our plans changed and they changed quickly. About a week ago, as the coronavirus situation was evolving in Kenya, we began to pray for guidance. We wanted to make sure we did everything we could to protect our young boys, not just from the virus, but primarily from …

Plans for April

We are praying that you and your family are doing well and staying safe. Please let us know if there’s anything we can to do support you and encourage you during this time. Yesterday, our elders and ministers met and carefully considered the best plan of action for the month of April. After seeking God’s wisdom in prayer, we have decided …

Grocery Assistance

If you or a loved one are stuck at home and can’t get out to make a grocery run, we want to help. We have some amazing young volunteers who will do the shopping for you. You provide the list and the money for the food, and they’ll run to the store and deliver to your door!  If you’d like …