Rise & Shine


Throw Them a Party

In the mid 1990’s, Jeff Thompson from Eastern European Outreach spoke at West Church about the need for mission trips to Russia. Stephanie Pointner was saddened to hear of the high suicide rates among young men being released from Russian prisons. “If only they could hear about Jesus!” Stephanie eventually joined […]


Bringing the Good News Home

Sutton Home for Women, Sewell St., PeabodyWhen Pat the Activity Director at the Sutton Home for Women heard about the Women’s Bible Study at West Church, she knew several of the residents would enjoy attending.  Timing and transportation, however, made it impossible. The solution was, “Let’s bring a Bible Study […]


Hello & Goodbye

West Church’s local nursing home ministry extends back decades. Former Minister of Visitation Bill Delaney led the monthly rotation to several facilities on the North Shore. After Bill’s passing away in 2009, the outreach torch was picked up by local businessman and member of the Gideons International George Trainor of […]