New to Westminster?

Frequently Asked Questions

Visiting a new place can be exciting, but sometimes people have general questions before going. We have prepared the questions and answers below to help you better understand what to expect at Westminster.

We hope to see you soon!

Where is Westminster located?

 

Westminster Presbyterian Church is located at; 
1904 Mt Vernon St
Waynesboro, VA 22980
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We are in the neighborhood behind Waynesboro Garden Center on Hwy 250.

When are the Sunday worship services?

 
Summer Worship Service, Sundays (June 13-August 8, 2021)
10:00 am, Sanctuary and Online

Summer worship begins a new format which provides one service on Sunday mornings in the sanctuary and online.  This summer worship format will alternated between red door style and open door style services. 
 

Red Door Worship Service, Sundays, 9:00 am, Sanctuary and Online

The Red Door Service in the Sanctuary offers time in prayer by coming forward to light candles during reflective song. The services includes a time for children up front near the steps, the passing of offering plates, listening to scripture and proclaiming the word through a sermon. The music includes upbeat praise sung by the Refuge band. Prayers are offered weekly by the lighting of candles. Coffee, juice and refreshments are available before and during the service.

 

Open Door Worship Service, Sundays, 11:15 am, Sanctuary and Online

The Open Door service in the Sanctuary blends traditional and contemporary elements from coming forward to light candles during prayer to affirming our faith together. The services includes a time for children up front near the steps, the passing of offering plates, listening to scripture and proclaiming the word through a sermon.  includes leadership from many groups: Chancel Choir, Hearts of Praise Choir, and Hand Bell Choirs.  

Is child care available during worship services?

Both services offer a nursery for children who are under four years old.  A paid Nursery Attendant is on staff to greet parents and children each week and to provide a consistent face for children when they come to church.  The nursery uses a check in system where each child receives a sticker to wear during their time in the nursery.  A sticker with the same number is given to parents at drop off and must be presented at time of pick up.

 

During each service a children’s time offers a faith message given to and for children.  Following the children time, kids who are in preschool through 2nd grade can attend children’s church which includes Bible stories, crafts and games.

Am I welcome to take communion?

Communion is served seven to nine times each year.  The Lord’s table invites all those who are baptized or seeking a deeper relationship with God through our Lord Jesus Christ sustained by the Holy Spirit.

Is the church accessible for those with disabilities?

 

The Sanctuary is accessible. An elevator is located in the colonnade to access both floors of the building.

If you have additional questions, please call the church office at 540-942-1145 or email us at info@wp-church.com.

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