Thank you, Westshore community

There’s a well-known radio commercial for a motel chain in which the host always concludes with the phrase, “We’ll leave the light on for ya.” 

Such phrases conjure up in our minds the thoughts and memories of “coming home.” Those of us who have been through various job assignments, schooling, military service etc., know the importance of coming home. Home is the place where we are always welcome as we are, well-known, and supported.

Since our move from Bay Village to Avon Lake in June, Christ Church Westshore Anglican has felt at home. Person after person has entered the building we share with Calvary Baptist Church on Sunday morning and stated, “We’re home.”

However, it’s not merely brick and mortar that make Avon Lake “home” for our congregation. It’s the people. Sundays at Christ Church Westshore are like stepping into a safe place where time stands still, and we can, for the next hour, rest in the presence of God and his people. We regain focus and clarity so that we leave well-equipped to walk with God so that we can be a blessing no matter where we are in the Westshore  So thank you, Bay Village, Westlake, Avon, Sheffield Lake and particularly Avon Lake, for making us feel so welcome!

If you are presently in a congregation, we encourage you to remain and continue to minister in that place. If you are not currently worshipping anywhere – I invite you to come visit us at Christ Church Westshore Anglican on Sunday mornings. We’ll leave the light on for ya!

For more information about us, our service times, small groups and outreach efforts, please visit our website at

Gene Sherman

Gene Sherman, Rector of Christ Church Westshore

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Volume 8, Issue 20, Posted 10:23 AM, 10.18.2016