Welcome to West Ellesmere Community Church (WECC). We have come together from diverse cultures and backgrounds to celebrate the Living God.  We hope you will find our We Welcome Allcommunity to be a place where you can belong, believe and become.

If we can encourage you on your journey in any way, please let us know.

Our Church is a Bible-based, Jesus centred and missions minded church

Latest Devotionals:

  • A New Name Rev. Andrea Paterson
    BODY { font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12px; } Jesus looked at him, and said, . . . “You will be called Cephas” (which, when translated, is Peter).—John 1:42 In the article “Leading by Naming,” Mark Labberton wrote about the power of a name. He said: “I can still feel the impact of a musical friend who one day called me ‘musical.’ No one had ever called me that. I didn’t really play an instrument. I was no soloist. Yet ...
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  • Watch the Conductor Rev. Andrea Paterson
    BODY { font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12px; }   Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.—Hebrews 12:1–2 World-renowned violinist, Joshua Bell, has an unusual way of leading the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, a forty-four-member chamber orchestra. Instead of waving a baton he directs while playing his Stradivarius with the other violinists. Bell told Colorado Public Radio, “Even while I’m playing I can give ...
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  • Creation Care Rev. Andrea Paterson
    BODY { font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12px; }    The highest heavens belong to the Lord, but the earth he has given to mankind.—Psalm 115:16 The “big browns” are spawning in the Owyhee River—brown trout beginning their fall nesting ritual. You can see them excavating their nests in the gravelly shallows. Wise fishermen know that fish are spawning and try not to disturb them. They avoid walking on gravel bars where they might trample the eggs, or wading upstream from ...
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  • Conceived in Crisis Rev. Andrea Paterson
    BODY { font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12px; }  I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings until the disaster has passed.—Psalm 57:1 Marc recalls a moment from his childhood when his father called the family together. Their car had broken down, and the family would run out of money by the end of the month. Marc’s dad paused and prayed. Then he asked the family to expect God’s answer. Today Marc recalls how God’s help arrived ...
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  • If I Knew Then . . . Rev. Andrea Paterson
    BODY { font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12px; }  In his great mercy has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.—1 Peter 1:3 On the way to work, I listened to the song “Dear Younger Me,” which asks: If you could go back, knowing what you know now, what would you tell your younger self? As I listened, I thought about the bits of wisdom I might ...
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