Parkside Church Westside Blog

The latest news for November 19, 2023

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Young Adult Friendsgiving - November 18th 

All young adults ages 18-30ish are invited to a Friendsgiving celebration on Saturday, November 18th, at 6:00pm in the lower level. Please bring a favorite dish to share with everyone. Contact Ariel Rosenlieb with questions. 

Family News 

We grieve with Dan Kost and his family upon the death of his brother, Kenny. 

Holiday Children and Youth - November 26th 

Just a friendly reminder that Children's Ministry will only be provided for Nursery and Toddlers on holiday weekends. This includes next weekend for Thanksgiving. Youth Neighborhood will also be on break.

Special Needs Class - November 26th 

We would like to offer a children's ministry class on holiday weekends for children through 5th grade with diagnosed special needs. We would like to begin this next Sunday, during Thanksgiving weekend. You will need to register for the class ahead of time. Please sign-up here. Email with questions.

Christmas Store 2023 - November 29th, December 2nd & 5th

This December, the lower level at Parkside Westside will be transformed into The Christmas Store 2023, in order to provide some Christmas joy to children from over 100 families in Lakewood. We are in need of small gifts to fill the stockings for the Christmas Store. A list of age appropriate ideas can be found here. Collection containers are in the lower level of the church and will be available until Sunday, November 26th. To volunteer for this year's Christmas Store, sign-up here. Please contact with questions.

Women's Gathering - December 1st

Join the women of Westside for their first Friday of the month gathering on December 1st at 6:30pm in the lower level. December's gathering will be a craft night. Whether you are new to Westside or have been attending for years, we hope to see you there! Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share and RSVP to .

Parkside Westside Playgroup - December 6th 

Join the moms, dads, and caregivers of preschool aged children (ages birth-preschool) for some purposeful play alongside your child and his/her peers. We will meet in the lower level on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 10:30am. We will have stations set up and have some time of song and stories. Feel free to pack your lunches and stick around after to eat together. Hope to see you there! 

Caroling and Cookies - December 17th

Join us as we spread some holiday cheer at Haven at Lakewood senior living residence on Sunday, December 17th. Lunch will be provided after the 10:30am service. We’ll practice a few Christmas carols together and head over to Haven just before 2:00pm. We'd ask each family to bake some cookies to share at Haven with the residents. Sign-up here. 


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