Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The First United Methodist Church team leaves for Rwanda on Friday.
The Westborough community will wish the First United Methodist Church's Africa Mission team safe travels Friday. The church will host a blessing at 2:30 p.m., the Rev. John Wesley Taylor, the pastor, said today. The mission team leaves for Rwanda on Friday, returning on Feb. 25. Members of the church will deliver “about 1,000 pounds” of supplies to the village of Kibogora, Taylor has said. The Westborough church is forming a “sister relationship” with that community, symbolized partly by a banner the 13 mission participants will bring, the pastor says. An artist in the church created it, he says.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Members of the First United Methodist Church will deliver 'about 1,000 pounds' of supplies to a village there, pastor says.
Members of the First United Methodist Church will deliver “about 1,000 pounds” of supplies to the village of Kibogora, Rwanda on Feb. 15, the Rev. John Wesley Taylor says. The Westborough church is forming a “sister relationship” with that community, symbolized partly by a banner the 13 mission participants will bring, the pastor says. An artist in the church created it, he says, “I’ve been praying about connecting to Africa for years. I hear about what’s happening as far as church and faith and how the church is growing and how faith has really helped a lot of African countries,” Taylor says. “Me, personally, I think we in our area, New England, Massachusetts, Westborough, we’re sort of in a mission field. And I think spiritually, we’re a…
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Free pancakes are flipping on Church Street this morning.
Each morning, Westborough Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events and reminders to help you organize your day. 1. Siloam Lodge, AF & AM, 12 Church St., is hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. The free event is provided as a community service to the people of Westborough. 2. The Westborough Civic Club starts to unload trees for the holiday today and will begin setting up shop at the Tufts Machine Lot on East Main Street. All proceeds from the sale of Christmas trees will be used for local charitable causes. 3. The annual Fall Fair is taking place today at the Westborough Senior Center. The fun begins at 10 a.m. and will continue until 2 p.m. The event is presented by …