Winter Newsletter

Winter 2018 Newsletter

Welcome Joe Ruder as the Facilities Director

Joe and Cindy Ruder We recently hired Joe Ruder to join our staff team as Facilities Director.  Joe is an ordained minister in the Wesleyan Church and has pastored in Michigan, Indiana, and most recently Wisconsin.  He and his wife Cindy, have been married for 41 years. Their family includes three daughters; Priscilla, Melissa, and Paula, three sons-in-law, and 13…
November 17, 2018
Winter 2018 Newsletter

Immigrant Connection Helps Our Members

"In Deuteronomy 10:19 God gives us the command to “Love those who are foreigners.” This command guided us as we began to think through how we, as a church, could serve immigrants. When we began Immigrant Connection at College Wesleyan Church (CWC) we thought it would be a ministry that would serve immigrants from the community. It has provided opportunities…
November 17, 2018
Winter 2018 Newsletter

Adult and Collegiate Small Groups Flourish

Over the past few years, we’ve seen growth in small groups, leadership development, mentoring, and service opportunities for college students and young adults. Among the leaders of these small groups are Faith Fox (a junior Christian Ministries major at IWU), and Cody Hammonds (a junior Worship Ministry major at IWU), both of whose spiritual moorings have been strengthened through involvement…
November 17, 2018
Winter 2018 Newsletter

Save the Date…

Save the Date... November 25th - Christ the King @ 10:00am *only one service December 1st – Breakfast with Santa @ 9:00am December 2nd - Foster/Adoption Lunch @ 12noon December 9th - Advent Service @ 6:00pm December 17th - American Red Cross Blood Drive @ 10:00am December 23rd - One Service Sunday @ 10:00am December 24th - Christmas Eve @…
November 15, 2018
Winter 2018 Newsletter

Join CWC for Christ the King Sunday

CHRIST THE KING | November 25th On Christ the King Sunday (the last Sunday in the Christian Year) we will be celebrating the entirety of the Christian Year in one service. If the Christian Year is new to you, let us give you a quick overview. The Christian Year is a repeating year long calendar consisting of six seasons (or…
November 15, 2018
Winter 2018 Newsletter

Sage Ministry Opportunities

Get Connected with Sage Ministry  Sage Pickleball – Never a "Dill" moment! We had our first Sage Pickleball Open House on November 8 over at JCBodyshop. What a great turn out! Sage adults from CWC and the community came and tried out the activity of Pickleball. Huge thanks to Terry Porter, Bill Beekman and James Heasley who led this (as well…
November 15, 2018
Winter 2018 Newsletter

True^North Workshops Equip Believers

  This has been an exciting time for the Smiths and our new Disciple-making adventure called True^North. The simplest way to describe True^North is this - It is a holistic local church-based discipleship program where people learn to Read-Understand-Apply the Bible in community with other believers. Moreover, another vital aspect of this ministry is for me to train-the-trainers so they…
November 15, 2018
Winter 2018 Newsletter

Faithful Giving at CWC

2018 has been a year of many changes and transitions, so it is easy to overlook the great things that God has done in our midst that would not have been possible without your faithful giving to CWC. I want tell you about a few of the things that your giving has allowed College Church to do in pursuit of…
November 15, 2018
Winter 2018 Newsletter

JCB Interns Serving our Youth

JCB Interns - Sophia Porter and Jaquan Reeves Sophia Porter What made you want to be an intern?  I wanted to be an intern because I wanted to learn how a youth group and church works. I want to study Christian Ministries in college, so the internship has been teaching me a lot of tools of working in a church. What…
November 15, 2018
Winter 2018 Newsletter

Engage Enriches Scripture Study

Allison Reynolds with her husband, Seth After a year participating in an Engage group made up of ladies who were already my best friends, I felt God’s nudge to start a new group—this time with women in the church outside of my circle of friends. God worked out the details, and our group has been meeting for a few months, consisting…
November 15, 2018