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Spring 2018 Newsletter

CWC Spring 2018 Newsletter

  It has been a busy season for College Wesleyan Church - have you been able to keep up with all the goings on?  If not, look through our most recent newsletter - you will find quite a few highlights on what has been happening and some great information about activities and events in the coming weeks.  If you are…
March 1, 2018
Spring 2018 Newsletter

Care Minister Spotlight

  Care Ministers are the hands and feet in extending care and compassion. Through their presence of sharing prayers and scripture and visiting in various settings, they provide spiritual support to those in need during certain seasons of life. With more than 25 care ministers actively shepherding here at CWC, I wanted to highlight a conversation with one of our…
March 1, 2018
Spring 2018 Newsletter

Service Enhances Small Group Experience

    Rachel Elwood's small group has been service oriented toward Bridges to Health.  Read how much their group has gotten out of community service. Service isn't supposed to be glamorous, but I think somewhere along the line we have formed an image of what service is supposed to be and feel like. We're supposed to feel warm and fuzzy,…
March 1, 2018
Spring 2018 Newsletter

Environments Shape our Experience

            A crane lifting the HVAC units to the CWC roof Installed HVAC units on the CWC roof Environment and atmosphere of a space has a huge effect on our ability to be centered and enjoy our experiences in spaces in which we find ourselves. Throughout the last year we have struggled to maintain a…
March 1, 2018
Spring 2018 Newsletter

Greatest Love Story Ever Told

        Families, be sure to pick up a valentine at the welcome desk in SPLASH for "The Greatest Love Story Ever Told." This 40-day Lenten devotional will walk you and your children through 30 Bible verses and songs about God's love and will end with the passion week narrative. Reflect together how Jesus showed love for us…
March 1, 2018
Spring 2018 Newsletter

Lent and Easter

  Sophie Joseph imposing ashes on Margaret Vardaman during the Ash Wednesday service, 2018 Historically, preparation for new believers occurred during the Forty Days of Lent. These converts were received into the Church and then baptized on the first Sunday of Easter. The disciplines of prayer, fasting, meditation, and scripture were emphasized as these young Christians came to understand the…
March 1, 2018
Spring 2018 Newsletter

CWC Volunteer Appreciation Night

Some of our volunteers hold little hands. Some of our volunteers sing. Some of our volunteers make coffee. Some of our volunteers serve from home. Some of our volunteers make meals for the grieving. Some of our volunteers teach. Some of our volunteers paint. Some of our volunteers lead entire events. Some of our volunteers hold doors. Some of our…
March 1, 2018
Spring 2018 Newsletter

Statement of Financial Position

I would like to take this writing to update you on our four primary giving areas, two of which are not found in financial section of the bulletin. It is always a wonderful time to celebrate the General Fund being above budget at the end of December!  The General Fund as of the end of January is currently $95,000 over…
March 1, 2018
Spring 2018 Newsletter

Invitational Space

When we walk into any space—a doctor’s office, a living room, or a church—we scan for cues about how to approach the place we’re entering. Is there a place to sit? If I want information, do I have a clear direction place to find it? Is there a gathering space where I can find a beverage and some friends to…
March 1, 2018
Spring 2018 Newsletter

Festival on Discipleship

This Year we are excited to host the Festival on Discipleship here at church.  In May pastors and lay leaders from across the midwest will join us as we continue the conversation of making more and better disciples.  We look forward to partnering with these leaders in expanding the Kingdom and see more people come to know Jesus.  Here are…
March 1, 2018