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News & Events

House of Prayer @ Home Each Thursday
Prayer is one of our most powerful tools, and since we are unable to meet together in person to pray, we will be hosting a weekly time of prayer that you can attend from your home, each Thursday at 8:00PM. There will be a time of open prayer and encouragement for all via Zoom from 8:00 – 8:20PM, followed by a time for individual prayer appointments from 8:20 – 9:00PM. This is for anyone needing encouragement and prayer. You can sign up and have one of our prayer partners’ call and pray with you visit gowestwood.org/pray for more details.  We would love for you to join us.

Regathering Sunday • May 31
On Sunday, May 31, we will slowly start the process of regathering as a church family!  We will have 2 on campus services at 9:30am and 11:00 am. To stay compliant with the CDC Guidelines we will only be able to have 300 people attend each of our services. We will continue to have our 9:30 AM Livestream service each week. In order to control the numbers you will need to RSVP for your service time. Please visit gowestwood.org/regathering to reserve your worship time and to see more details.

Food Drive for The Shelby Bapitst Association • May 31
We will be collecting food for the Shelby Baptist Association on Sunday, May 31. There will be a trailer located in the handicap parking area to place your food in.  We will begin collection at 9:30 and will close the trailer at 12pm.  We will reopen the trailer on Monday, June 1 and Tuesday, June 2, from 8:00am-12:00PM.  Food items that are needed are as follows:

  • Peanut Butter/Jelly, pancake mix, syrup
  • Cereals, grits, oatmeal
  • Sugar, flour
  • Pasta/rice/or potatoe side dishes, spaghette sauce
  • Canned meats, vegetables, fruit and dried beans
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet paper and cleaning supplies

NEW Wednesday Night ONLINE Class "Nite Lite" • Begins June 3
Lakeshia Watts is leading a class that will address the emergence of Covid-19. We will study scripture to see where God is in these unprecedented times.  We'll look past the news headlines to see what Christians should be doing to be better equipped going forward. Click Here to sign up for the class. 

VBS 2020 Rocky Railway • June 15-18
Every year our church has an unbelievable Vacation Bible School during the summer.  This year because of the Covid-19 situation, we will have to adjust our orginial plan for VBS.  As you know, we are always blessed with huge numbers of kids who come from several communities.  Our plan this summer is to do VBS June 15-18 but we will do it in backyards instead of at the church campus. In order to reach the hundreds of kids who normally attend plus all of their friends, we need your help. We would like to have several host homes in every major community around Alabaster and in other nearby cities. To get more information on how this will work please visit gowestwood.org/vbs.