Annual Candy Gram Sale

Send a note with a tasty treat to friends at church in our Annual Candy Gram Sale, starting Sunday, January 21, through Wednesday, February 14. Each candy gram is 75 cents, and the proceeds go to support the Sav-a-life Crisis Pregnancy Center. Check the Westwood Post Office to see if you received one!  For more
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Baked Potato & Salad Supper

Everyone is welcome to come to the Baked Potato & Salad Supper on Wednesday, January 24, at 5:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This meal is sponsored by our Women’s Ministry and donations will go to support the Sav-a-life Crisis Pregnancy Center. The evening service and kids meetings will follow at 6:30 p.m. For more
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Kids Skating

We will have Roller Skating in the Gym for youth and kids on Friday nights, January 12 and 19, February 2, 9, and 16. Skating is from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Cost is $3.00 per person. There are snacks available in the snack bar as well. Call Debbie Marshall at 205-798-7829 for more details.
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Chili & Dessert Cook-Off

Westwood Baptist Church will have our annual Chili & Dessert Cook-Off on Sunday, January 28, 2024, at 5:00 pm. Please bring your pots of chili and/or favorite desserts to the Fellowship Hall by 5:00 p.m. We will have a special evening worship service in the sanctuary at 5:00 p.m. followed by the meal in the
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Christmas Holiday Schedule

The church ministry schedule will be adjusted during the Christmas holiday season. On Christmas Eve Sunday, December 24, we will not have Sunday School classes, but we will have a morning service at 10:30 a.m. There will also be our Christmas Eve Service that day at 4:00 p.m. On Wednesday, December 27, we will not
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Children’s Christmas Program

Everyone is welcome to come to the Children’s Christmas Program presented on Wednesday, December 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The kids will present their play “Manger Tales” and there will be Christmas songs as well. Also, there will be a snack supper and a devotional message by Joseph Kinnaird. For more information
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Christmas Choir Musical

Our Christmas Choir will present the musical “Rejoice! the King Has Come” on Sunday, December 17, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. as part of our morning service.  All are welcome!
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Christmas Eve Service

Westwood Baptist Church will have our annual Christmas Eve Service on Sunday, December 24, 2023, at 4:00 pm in the sanctuary of the church. We invite you to celebrate the Birth of Jesus at this special service for the whole family that will have inspirational Christmas music, a brief encouraging message from the Bible, and
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Women’s Ministry News

The Westwood Women’s Ministry will go to Tannehill Trade Days on Saturday, October 21. They will leave the church at 9:00 a.m. Also, they will attend the West Jefferson Festival of Trees on Thursday, November 16. We will leave the church at 5:45 p.m. For information about these events contact Debbie Marshall at the church
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The Lord’s Supper

We will have the Lord’s Supper as part of the morning worship service on Sunday, October 29, 10:30 a.m. Prayerfully prepare your heart for this special worship time. For more information call the church office at 205-798-3341.
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Trunks & Treats

Westwood Baptist Church will have our annual “Trunks & Treats” Fall Festival on Sunday, October 29, 2023.  It will be from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in the back parking lot of the church. We will have candy for the kids, a petting zoo, snacks and more. Fun for the whole family! Please contact the Church
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Senior Adult Ministry News

Our Senior Adults will have a special luncheon trip to Decatur on Tuesday, October 10. They will leave the church at 9:30 a.m. They will have lunch at Big Bob Gibson’s BBQ and visit Scotts Orchard as well. Also, Brother Jim Kelling continues the Bible Study “Holy Spirit Living” on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. in
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Vacation Bible School

We will have our 2023 Vacation Bible School “Twists & Turns” on Monday through Friday, June 12-16 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. each evening. The classes will be for children K5 through 6th Grade. There will also be an Adult VBS class.  Check with the church office for more details (205) 798-3341.
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Senior Adult Ministry News

Our Senior Adults will be having a special lunch trip to Bama Bucks on Tuesday, June 6. They will leave the church at 9:30 a.m. Please contact Brother Jim Kelling for more details at 205-798-3341.
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Children’s Ministry News

Our Children’s Ministry will be continuing Kids Classes on Sunday mornings at 9:15 a.m. Kids Camp at Shocco Springs will be July 21-24. There will not be Friday night skating in June or July, but we will start back in August. See Debbie Marshall for more information at 205-798-3341.
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Youth Ministry

The youth group will have a special guest speaker on Wednesday, May 31, at 6:30 p.m.: Joseph Kinnaird. The Summer Youth Beach Retreat at Panama City Beach, Florida, will be on June 23-26. Please contact youth leader, Rebecca Hankins, for more information at 205-798-3341.
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New Bible Studies

New Bible Studies starting soon. Brother Jim Kelling will lead “Journey to Easter” on Thursdays each week beginning February 16 at 10:00 a.m. The Women’s Ministry will start a new Bible Study on Psalm 23 led by Lorry Hartley beginning on Sunday, March 5, at 3:00 p.m. Check with the church office for more details
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Senior Adult Ministry News

You are invited to our monthly Senior Adult Lunch Meeting on Tuesday, February 14, at 10:30 a.m. The menu will be baked chicken. Special musical guest: Angie Requina.
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Children’s Ministry News

Join us on Friday night’s for our weekly Kids Roller Skating! Our gym is open 7:00 – 9:00 pm on many Friday evenings. Call the church office for this month’s schedule at (205) 798-3341.
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Westwood Arts

Westwood Visual Arts will have a Paint Party Fundraiser on Saturday, March 4, 2023, 1:00-4:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Cost is $40 for all supplies. Call Cindy Best at (205) 798-0900 for more information.
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Christmas Eve Service

We will have our annual Christmas Eve Service on Saturday, December 24, at 5:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. We will have the Lord’s Supper, Christmas music, and a brief Christmas message. We hope you and your family can join us this year!
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Senior Adult Ministry News

Our senior adults will be having their monthly lunch on Tuesday, December 13, at the Bright Star Restaurant in Bessemer to celebrate Christmas. We will leave the church at 10:30 a.m. Please call the church (205-798-3341) to make your reservations.
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Youth Ministry News

Our youth ministry invites you to their annual youth-led Christmas service on Wednesday, December 21, at 6:30 p.m. This service will feature Christmas music, an inspirational message, and snacks. Everyone is invited to be a part of this special service.
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Christmas Sunday & New Year’s Sunday

Please join us on Christmas Sunday on December 25 at 10:30 a.m. for a special time of worship on the day we celebrate the Lord’s birth. We will also have a service on Sunday, January 1, at 10:30 a.m. Please note: There will not be Sunday School classes on those days.
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Trunks & Treats Event

Westwood Baptist Church will have our annual “Trunks & Treats” Fall Festival on Sunday, October 30, 2022.  It will be from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in the back parking lot of the church. We will have candy for the kids, a hayride, snacks and more. Fun for the whole family! Please contact the Church Office
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Senior Adult Ministry News

Our Senior Adults will have their monthly lunch meeting on Tuesday, October 11, at 10:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The special guest speaker will be Dr. Barry Cosper, from the Birmingham Metro Baptist Association. The menu will be meatloaf and sides. Then on Tuesday, November 8, they will meet with Dr. Cecelia Walker, from
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Youth Ministry News

The Youth Group will have an “Escape Room” event on Saturday, October 15. Meet at the church at 5:00 pm to go to this event in Birmingham. Contact Rebecca Hankins for more details through the church office (205-798-3341). The youth will also be involved in the “Trunks & Treats” Fall Festival on Sunday, October 30,
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Women’s Ministry News

The Westwood Women’s Ministry will go out for lunch following the service on Sunday, October 16 and after that return to the church for a craft project: making jump ropes for Operation Christmas Child. Then they will have a Game Day on Saturday, October 22, 1:00-3:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. All the women of
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75th Anniversary Celebration

Westwood Baptist Church will celebrate our 75th Anniversary on Sunday, September 18, 2022. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by a fellowship lunch for everyone. Our guest preacher will be Dr. Chris Crain, Executive Director of the Birmingham Metro Baptist Association. The music will be led by Rev. Shawn Stinson.
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Senior Adult Ministry News

Our Senior Adults will resume their monthly lunch meetings on Tuesday, September 13, at 10:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The special guest speaker will be Rev. Nathan Lyons, the Youth & Family Ministries Pastor of First Baptist Church Birmingham. The menu will be chicken and dressing.
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Youth Ministry News

The Youth Group will have an ’80’s Skate Night event on Saturday, August 27, 4:00-9:00 p.m. in the Gym and Fellowship Hall. This is for students 7th to 12th grades. Bring your best ’80s Costume and invite a friend!
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Children’s Ministry News

On Saturday, September 24, 2022, the Children’s Ministry will have a Cookie Bake for First Responders. This event is in memory of Diana Ames who worked so faithfully with our children for many years. We are going to meet up at the church at 9:00 am to make cookies for our area fire department staff
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Vacation Bible School

Our 2022 Vacation Bible School “Spark Studios” will be on June 20-24, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each evening, Monday through Friday. There are classes for children 5K through 6th Grade. We will also have an Adult VBS class for parents and others. Call the church office for more information (205-798-3341).
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WBC Ballet & Arts Ministry

Westwood Ballet & Fine Arts Ministry is having an Art Camp this summer! The classes will begin on Thursday, June 9, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Contact Cindy Best for more details (205-798-0900).
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Father’s Day Service

Father’s Day Service on Sunday, June 19, 2022, 10:30 a.m. We will be honoring our fathers and grandfathers on this Sunday.
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Senior Adult Lunch Trip

Our Senior Adults will have A Lunch Trip to the Fish Market in Birmingham on Tuesday, June 21. They will leave the church at 11:00 a.m. Call the church office for more information and to sign up (205-798-3341).
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Easter Sunday Worship

Join us on Sunday, April 17, at 10:30 a.m. for our Resurrection Day Celebration. The worship service will feature a drama by the youth group. Before the service you are invited to attend our Sunday School Classes for all ages beginning at 9:15 a.m. There will be breakfast in each class that morning.
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Holy Week Service

On Wednesday, April 13, at 6:30 p.m. we will have our Holy Week Service in the sanctuary. This will feature songs of worship and Scripture focused on the Cross of Christ. We will have the Lord’s Supper as part of the service.
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Senior Adult Ministry

Our Senior Adults will have their monthly Lunch Meeting on Tuesday, April 12, at 10:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The menu will be baked ham. Our special guests will be the Red Hill Ramblers. ALSO: sign-up for the Senior Adult Trip to the Billy Graham Museum in North Carolina this October. Contact Brother Jim
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Spring Ballet Performance

Westwood Ballet & Irish Dance Ministry presents the Spring 2022 Ballet Performance on Saturday, April 30, at 6:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of Westwood Baptist Church. Free admission. A love offering will be received during the performance. The doors open at 5:30 p.m.
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Current Bible Studies

The Westwood Women’s Ministry is currently having a Bible Study of the Book of James on Sunday afternoons at 3:00 p.m. A new study based on the book “Knowing God” by J. I. Packer is starting on Tuesday, March 15, at 10:00 a.m. led by Brother Jim Kelling. There is also a multi-church Men’s Bible
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Senior Adult Ministry

Our Senior Adults are going on a tour of the Women’s Missionary Union Headquarters here in Birmingham on Tuesday, March 22. They will leave the church at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided at the WMU. Contact Brother Jim Kelling for more information. ALSO: sign-up for the Senior Adult Trip to the Billy Graham Museum
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Children’s Ministry News

The Children’s Ministry will have a Spring Break Trip to Gadsden (Noccalula Falls and the Imagination Place) on Tuesday, March 29. The cost is $20 per person (includes lunch). They will leave the church at 8:00 a.m. Contact Debbie Marshall for more information.
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Youth Ministry News

The Youth Spring Break Lock-In will be Friday, March 25, from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. at the church. ALSO: on Monday, March 28, they will have a trip to Decatur to the Cooks Museum. On Wednesday, March 30, there will be a movie night at the church featuring “God’s Not Dead 2.” Then on
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Chili & Dessert Cook-Off

You and your family are invited to our annual Chili & Dessert Cook-Off on Sunday, February 6, 5:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. We will have a special time of worship along with an enjoyable meal together. Bring your favorite Chili and/or Dessert Dishes (or just yourself and an appetite!).
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Senior Adult Lunch

On Tuesday, January 18, our senior adult group will have their monthly lunch meeting in the Fellowship Hall at 10:30 am. The menu will be chili and soup. Brother Jim Kelling will lead the program and plans will be made for the upcoming Senior Adult events for 2022.
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Gunterville Pickers Concert

You are invited to a free concert with the Guntersville FBC Pickers on Sunday, January 23, at 5:00 pm in our church sanctuary. This talented group is led by Ken Patterson, Jr., who grew up here at Westwood. We are pleased to have them back with us for 2022! A love offering for the Pickers
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The Lord’s Supper

We will have the Lord’s Supper as part of our worship on Sunday, January 30, at 10:30 am. We encourage all Westwood members to join us for this special time of worship. The Supper is for all believers in Christ and represents an extremely valuable part of our worship. Prayerfully prepare your hearts to worship
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Christmas Eve Service

You and your family are invited to our annual Christmas Eve Service on Friday, December 24, 5:00 pm in the Church Sanctuary. This will be a memorable service of Christmas songs, the Word of God, and the Lord’s Supper. We hope this will be an encouraging part of your Christmas celebration this year.
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Senior Adult Christmas Lunch

On Wednesday, December 15, our senior adult group will be going to the Bright Star Restaurant in Bessemer. We will leave the church at 11:00 am. Contact the church office for details at 205-798-3341.
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Youth Ministry News

The youth group will lead a special Christmas service called Christmas at Resonate on Wednesday, December 15, at 6:30 pm. There will be snacks, great Christmas music, and a message from the Word of God for the whole church. The Youth Christmas Party will be on Friday, December 17 at 6:30 pm at the home
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Christmas Musical Celebration

Carols & Cocoa Christmas Celebration The music ministry of Westwood Baptist Church presents an evening of Christmas worship and fellowship on Sunday, December 19, at 5:00 pm. The worship will take place in the Sanctuary and the snack time will be in the Fellowship Hall afterward. Bring your favorite Christmas dessert and enjoy a time
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