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News & Events

Back to School Community Prayer Walk | August 16-19
Our community, schools administration, school faculty, students need to be prayed over this year more than ever. Prayer walking a school, neighborhood, or community area is an opportunity to impact people for Jesus.  Below is a link to a Westwood Prayer Walking Guide. This tool will help you know how to pray for those around you.  Let’s go and impact our world for Jesus!  Prayer Walking Guide

Alabaster Christ-Centered United Appeal Fund | BBQ Sale for Labor Day
Westwood’s Alabaster Christ-Centered United Appeal Fund (ACCUAF) is selling BBQ!  The ACCUAF is a Westwood organization designed for the purpose of raising funds & community awareness for various non-profit groups that serve the needs of people in our community. The focus of the group is to specifically target the local, smaller non-profit benevolent ministries that directly provide food, shelter, clothing, tutoring, job skills, and life skills to those in the community.  Some of these organizations are Manna Ministries, Family Connection, and Safety Net.   We will be taking orders until Sunday, August 30. You can pick up an order form at the Information Desk on Sundays or at the Church Office.  You can also email Tammy Archer at [email protected] to order.  All orders and money are due by Aug. 30.  Click HERE for Order form.

Food Collection for The Shelby Baptist Association | Month of September
September is Westwood’s month to collect staple food items for the Shelby Baptist Association. You can bring your donations and drop them off in the designated area on Sunday mornings or at the Church office during the week.  See below for a list of items needed:

  • Can vegetable, soups, spaghetti sauce, fruit, and meats
  • Pasta, rice, oatmeal, boxed cereals
  • cooking oil, sugar, flour, and cornmeal
  • baby food, juice, powder milk, etc.

Senior Adult | Worship Service | Tuesday, Sept 8
Due to COVID 19, we have started a worship service for our Senior Adults who are in the at risk category.  The worship service is on the second Tuesday of each month, at 10:30AM, in the Worship Center. We will have a time of singing and hearing from God's word together.  A box lunch will be provided for you to take home, with a RSVP.  Please RSVP with Wendy Sipes at [email protected] or call 205-664-0122 by Friday, September 4. 

Discover Westwood Membership Class | Sept 13 | 11:00 AM |  SGB Room 12
Discover Westwood is a class for those that are interested in knowing more about Westwood and what membership means. Make plans to attend this monthly class and join the Westwood Family.

Regathering Sunday | Phase 2 | Update
Due to the rise in Covid19 cases we have made the decision to scale back our on-campus services to our 9:30am service only.  To stay compliant with the CDC Guidelines we will only be able to have 300 people attend this service.  We will also require face coverings. You can continue to join us for our 9:30 AM Livestream service each week via the church app, Facebook Live and YouTube. 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.

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.