An engaged, urban partner sharing the good news with a world in need of God’s peace, love, and justice, Westminster has been a telling presence in the city since 1857.
With stirring worship services, beautiful traditions, and a progressive church culture, Westminster is a home for people of all ages and backgrounds to deepen their faith and make a difference in the world. The church offers ministries in adult, children, and youth education; music and the arts; and social justice, with a highly engaged congregation welcoming and caring deeply for all people within and beyond its walls.Read More
9:00 am | Communion | Chapel
10:00 am | Worship | Sanctuary
6:15 pm | Worship | Great Hall
7:00 pm | Cookout | Courtyard
Every Wednesday from May 27-July 29, we will feature different Westminster members offering their musical gifts to form an intergenerational house band. The thoughts and questions of our young people will guide our preaching and reflections.
We’ll consider big questions for young and old alike, such as “Why do bad things happen to good people?” “Is God real" "Why should I be Christian or religious at all?” and “If we are created in the image of God, then why are we imperfect?” Come ready to ask, seek, and find— while celebrating the life we have together as a church family!
Join us for the most lively Piazza on the Mall yet! From June through August, we'll have free:
We've coordinated a number of fun all family events held throughout the city this summer, including picnics, field trips, concerts and daytime playdates. Click to learn more.Read More
There are paper recommendation forms on the information tables at the church, or click here to nominate a member through the online form.
We've coordinated a number of fun all family events held throughout the city this summer, including picnics, field trips, concerts and daytime playdates. Click to learn more.
The scale of the disaster facing Nepal after the April 25 earthquake is becoming more clear, with thousands dead and thousands more injured. Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is working with our partner ACT Alliance to provide food, water, supplies and medicine in the short-term, and to provide financial support for rebuilding and resilience in the long term recovery. As God’s people, we are called to “GAP”: Give. Act. Pray. Please give generously here. Click here to view the hymn-prayer we will be using as we hold the people of Nepal in our thoughts and hearts.
Read the story in the Star Tribune about the $50 million investment in the Mall, set to begin June 2015.
The city moves up a few notches, according to 2014 U.S. Census Bureau estimates. Read the full story.
Read the commentary in the StarTribune by Sarah Rasmussen, Westminster member, 2014 Macalester graduate, and Fulbright researcher in global health in Nepal.
Westminster celebrates with a free concert on Saturday, January 11. Download the news release.
Listen to a recent interview with Lind Seal on WCCO Radio, leader of the recent Marital First Responders Training at Westminster.
All-Day Camp: $185 ($200 overnight)
Sibling Day Camp $160 ($175 overnight)
Half-Day Starter Camp: $85
Westminster’s Downtown Day Camp is a week of downtown fun for children kindergarten through fourth grade. Campers will enjoy art activities, stories, music and games, as well as explore the neighborhood around Westminster, parks and lakes of the greater metro area, and make friends in a relaxed and nurturing environment.
Children are supervised by church staff and trained counselors. For children who have completed 2nd grade, there is an overnight option for an additional fee and for children entering kindergarten in the fall there is a half day option at a reduced rate.
Middle School Trip
For: Youth completing 6 – 8 grades
Destination: NW Minnesota
Senior High Trip
For: Youth completing 9 – 12 grades
Destination: Detroit, MI
POWER UP: Living in the Spirit, where campers will experience firsthand the wonderful things God continues to create new every day. Clearwater Forest offers programs for anyone grades 3rd through recent graduates, and with all of the fantastic options available this summer there is sure to be something for everyone! Learn more here.
What are you doing this summer? Set in 57 forested, lakeside acres, at Camp Ajawa campers spend two weeks in a rustic, outdoor summer experience. Ajawah has two separate summer overnight camping programs for girls and boys who have completed 1st though 9th grade. There are two 13-day sessions for girls and two 13-day sessions for boys. All sessions begin Sunday afternoon and conclude with a Friday evening farewell ceremony. Learn more here.