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Wednesdays at Willow

Wednesdays @ Willow will begin again on March 1st, 2017! What is Wednesdays at Willow?

It's a weekly gathering time for everyone, from our youngest to our oldest members and friends. We have gatherings for everyone to enjoy—childcare in our nurseries; IGNITE for children K-5th; jHi SWITCH, a middle school youth ministry (Grades 6–8), and Bible studies for women and men.

OUR SCHEDULE

Our schedule is simple. On scheduled Wednesday nights, we offer gatherings for all ages. 

We will not offer dinner during the Spring 2017 session. 

March 1 - Regular Meeting
March 8 - Regular Meeting
March 15 - OFF (Grace Encounter Conference at Willow Creek)
March 22 - OFF (Seminole County Schools Spring Break)
March 29 - Regular Meeting

April 5 - Regular Meeting
April 12 - OFF (Easter Week)
April 19 - Regular Meeting
April 26 - Regular Meeting

May 3 - Regular Meeting
May 10 - Regular Meeting (Final of Spring 2017)

Here are the specifics…


GATHERINGS FOR CHILDREN

Nursery (Ages 2 and younger)

We have a staffed nursery for children age 2 and younger, from 6:30–7:30pm. Questions? Contact Laurel Schmick through the Church Office!

Pre-K IGNITE (Ages 3-5)

We offer a special class for our Pre-K children, ages 3–5, also from 6:30–7:30pm.

IGNITE (K-5th Grade)

Overseen by our Director of Children's Ministries, Drew Taylor, our midweek ministry for children will provide an energetic, engaging time of fellowship and Bible exploration. Play games, memorize Bible verses, learn life-affirming truths, enjoy crafts, and more! This meets in "The Creek" from 6:30–7:30pm.


GATHERINGS FOR STUDENTS

jHi SWITCH (6th–8th Grade)

Our dynamic student ministry, Switch, continues to hold its weekly meeting for middle school students in The Block, beginning at 6:00pm.

PLEASE NOTE: while all other Wednesdays at Willow programming will conclude at 7:30pm, jHi SWITCH continues until 8:00pm.

Senior High Students

Since srHi SWITCH meets on Sunday evenings, senior high students are encouraged to contact Drew Taylor, Kent Suits, or Laurel Schmick about service opportunities.


GATHERINGS FOR ADULTS

Men's Ministry Evening Bible Study

Some of the men of Willow Creek Church enjoy fellowship, prayer, and discussion over great truths of God's Word in a relaxed, brotherly atmosphere (6:30–7:30pm in Pastor Kevin's Study).

The Book of Galatians
Leaders: Brett Butler and Greg Ratliff
Location: Pastor Kevin's Study

This fast-paced time together is about catching up, praying, and studying God's Word with one another. We are presently completing a study of the book of Galatians. It's a great time and new guys are always welcome!

Pastor Kevin's Midweek Bible Study (Open to All)

Open to anyone interested in exploring deep truths of God's Word, Pastor Kevin leads an evening Bible study for you to enjoy as well (6:30–7:30pm) in his study! This study is required for all those considering service as elders, deacons, or women's ministry leaders at Willow Creek. What's on the schedule for this spring? We're glad you asked!

Christianity Explored
Leader: Pastor Kevin
Location: Room 604

What’s the best gift that God could give you?

Life Explored is a seven session series featuring a combination of short films - shot around the world - and Bible interaction.

It’s an exposé of the little gods that promise us so much happiness, yet deliver so little. As it explores the Bible story (creation, fall, redemption, new creation), Life Explored shows how our deepest desires for happiness can only be satisfied in one person, Jesus Christ. The best gift God can give us is himself.

This class is open to all high school students and adults. It is required for those considering future service as elders, deacons, and women’s ministry leaders; it is the first session of our leadership training course.