Inclement Weather Policy

2023-2024 Winter Weather Arrives in Topeka, Kansas

God deserves our praise and worship. We will make every effort to host live in-person worship services each Sunday throughout the year including when it rains, snows, or storms. The parking lot, sidewalks, and stairs will be cleared and salted by a professional company – please use caution! Please stay safe and warm at home if you think conditions are unsafe or unhealthy.

IN-PERSON WORSHIP SERVICES: Sundays at 10:30 am (with music and singing) in the Sanctuary. Nursery care is available for the 10:30 service.

LIVE-STREAM ONLINE SERVICES – Sundays at 10:30 am on our website and YouTube channel:

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WORSHPI CANCELATIONS: Worship Services will be held unless canceled by the Church Moderator, Coordinator of Worship, and the Pastor. If conditions warrant the cancellation of worship services, the Church Office will notified worshippers as soon as possible, via:

  • EMAIL Subscribe to the West Side Baptist Church Newsletter e-List.
  • TEXT Text JOIN to (785) 432-5383 to sign up for GENERAL TEXT alerts and reminders. Terms and conditions apply. 4 Msgs/Month. Msg and Data rates may apply.
  • WEBSITE – Posted announcement on main Home page.

If weather happens overnight, it will be posted to these media sited by 7:00 AM Sunday morning.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS: All children’s programs are canceled when the US National Weather Service issues a Weather Advisory Warning or when Topeka Public Schools USD 501 closes or cancels school or after-school programming.

COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS – All community assistance programs, including the Baby Closet, Food Pantry, and Benevolence will be closed when the US National Weather Service issues a weather warning or emergency, or when the State of Kansas, Country of Shawnee, or the City of Topeka issue a Weather Emergency.


Stay informed and updated with accurate and reliable weather information from the US National Weather Service
(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).