ONE Worship at 10am ~ Christmas Musical

one worship service at 10 am on December 8, 2019

ONE Worship at 10:00 am

December 8, the second Sunday of Advent, please know that there is only ONE special worship service at 10:00 AM in the sanctuary. Following a brief reflection on the Annunciation by Dr. Bell, our Youth and Children will offer three miniature Christmas Musicals. Confluence and Patrick Lee will support the service with Jazz Christmas Selections by Vince Guaraldi. Later on Sunday afternoon, you are invited to return to the sanctuary at 3:00 PM for a Christmas Handbell concert by Denver Bronze directed by Sue Hahn.

Denver Bronze Handbells Christmas Concert ~ Dec. 8

Handbells

Denver Bronze Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 8

3:00 PM

Wellshire Presbyterian Church
2999 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO

Tickets available at the door
Adults: $10
Children ages 13-18: $5
Children 12 and under: Free

Help With Christmas Food Boxes ~ Dec. 14 & 15

Hunger Task Force Christmas Food Boxes
Hunger Task Force Christmas Food Boxes

Brighter Days Christmas Food Boxes

The Hunger Task Force needs your help (and vehicle) to home-deliver good food from God to Denver’s needy families this Christmas. It’s a cherished Christian endeavor that’s been our privilege to originate and serve for over twenty-five years.

Help pack boxes:
Saturday, December 14
1:00 pm | Lower Level
The Brighter Days “Food Store” will be open for all who come to fill orders and pack boxes. (You may take boxes on Saturday to deliver on Sunday, if you wish.)

Help deliver boxes:
Sunday, December 15
8:30 am | West Parking Lot
Wellshire members and friends begin delivery of packed boxes to needy folks in a variety of nearby Denver zip codes. Vehicles will be loaded from the west parking lot. All orders contain Christmas greetings, a map, gift certificates, and instructions for quick and easy delivery.

Please join us in continuing this very special Wellshire tradition of Christmas food delivery.

Thanksgiving Sunday ~ Nov. 24

Thanksgiving Sunday at Wellshire Church, Denver

Thanksgiving Sunday, Nov. 24

Wellshire celebrates Thanksgiving this Sunday! Two identical Thanksgiving Family Services will feature festive music with organ, piano and combined choirs. Our Children’s Choir is joining the Celebration Singers and the Sanctuary Choir for a presentation of John Rutter’s inspirational Look at the World! Dr. Bell will speak about how to find happiness in a sermon based on Philippians 4:4-14. Here the Apostle Paul says he knows the secret of contentment and “can do all things through Christ who strengthens him.” Join us.

Alternative Christmas Market ~ Nov. 24

Alternative Christmas Market at Wellshire Church, Denver, Colorado
Alternative Christmas Market at Wellshire Church, Denver, Colorado

Alternative Christmas Market

Wellshire’s Alternative Christmas Market returns on Sunday, Nov. 24 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm in the Wellshire Library and hallway. Buy goods from around the world, or make a donation on behalf of that person who already has everything. Your Christmas spending helps support Wellshire’s Local and Global Ministry Partners.

Daniel Romero Organ Recital ~ Nov. 17

Daniel Romero, organist

Organ Recital

Sunday, November 17 | 4:30 pm

Join Daniel Romero as he performs on Wellshire’s mighty Casavant organ. Selections include Prelude and Fugue in G Major, BWV 541 by Bach, and Paine’s Concert Variations on Austrian Hymn.

Children’s Sabbath ~ Nov. 10

Children's Sabbath

Sunday, November 10 is our annual Children’s Sabbath, and our precious children will lead much of worship.

Dr. John Bell will talk about the concept of our covenant with God. God makes promises to us, and in return we make promises to God. The sermon is based on the beloved and terrifying story of Noah’s Ark and the rainbow promise at 9:00 and 11:00 am.

Musically, this Sunday we welcome our Cherub, Children’s, and Youth Choirs to both services for the celebration of Children’s Sabbath. Patrick Lee, our fine pianist, and Confluence are playing for the 9:00 am service and Organist Daniel Romero will accompany the 11:00 am service. 

Deacons’ Pancake Breakfast ~ Nov. 10

Deacons pancake breakfast
Deacons pancake breakfast

PANCAKES ARE BACK!

Fill your belly with flapjacks on Sunday, November 10 between 7:45 and 11:00 am in Fellowship Hall. Proceeds from this fundraiser benefit Wellshire’s Deacons’ Fund, which provides support for members and guests in need.

All Saints’ Sunday ~ Nov. 3

All Saints Day - art by Timothy Mietty

All Saints’ Sunday

November 3 | 9:00 and 11:00 am

Join in the moving service to remember and celebrate the lives of the departed saints of Wellshire. We will speak the names of those who died during the previous year and ring bells in their memory.  

On All Saints’ Day we remember our loved ones who have passed away with a special ceremony. We welcome Gregory Walker, nationally acclaimed violinist, to both services. Together with Patrick Lee he is performing works by Gershwin and Massenet as well as Barber’s beloved Adagio for Strings at 11:00 am. During our more contemporary service Confluence and the Celebration Singers are presenting additional musical selections for All Saints’ Day, including very special arrangements of Give Me Jesus and I Shall Wear a Crown. Daniel Romero and the Sanctuary Choir are leading the more traditional 11:00 am service, singing the beautiful Sing Me to Heaven by Daniel Gawthrop.

Reformation Sunday Featuring Bagpipes ~ Oct. 27

bagpiper
bagpiper

Reformation Sunday

October 27 | 9:00 and 11:00 am

 

Celebrate Reformation Sunday with the Michael Collins Pipes and Drums in the Sanctuary. Both festive services will feature traditional bagpipe favorites, like Highland Cathedral and Amazing Grace.