Westside Officers FAQ


The word elder literally means “old man,” without specifying what qualifies as old. In the Bible, groups of elders (never just one one) were responsible to lead tribes, villages, cities, synagogues and eventually churches. In Acts 14:23 and Titus 1:5, the Apostle Paul emphasizes the importance of appointing elders “in every church,” suggesting that elders represent the basic structure for local church leadership.

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Where We Kneel: Our Posture on Sexuality


Last month the Session (or elder board) of Westside decided to initiate a conversation with the congregation about God’s design for human sexuality. This blog post is intended to start the conversation

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Pre-Sabbatical Letter from Walter


December 27, 2020 Brothers and sisters, I wanted to share several important updates and reflections before Anne’s and my sabbatical…

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Elder Candidates: December 6th, 2020


In the upcoming congregational meeting on December 6th, we will be voting for new elders. Below are each of the…

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