NO TALENT TACO NIGHT
Jan
19
7:00 PM19:00

NO TALENT TACO NIGHT

7th-12th Grade Students meet with local youth groups at Infusco Coffee Roasters (Sawyer).

Not talent necessary. You can show off your “stupid human tricks” or just hang out, play games, and eat. Questions to Lori Volstorf.

 Questions to Lori Volstorf (426.1553).

 

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WOMEN'S CRAFT-A-THON
Feb
1
to Feb 2

WOMEN'S CRAFT-A-THON

 WOMEN’S CRAFT-A-THON – FEBRUARY 1-2

Join an enthusiastic group of stampers…crafters…card makers…quilters…and scrapbookers for hours of fun with dozens of friends. 

Friday, 9:00 am-8:00 pm

Saturday, 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Come-and-go, or stay as long as you like. Only $10.

(High School grads and older please.)

Questions to Sue Knowlton (269-465-6134).

 

 

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BAPTISM CLASS
Feb
3
11:00 AM11:00

BAPTISM CLASS

Interested in Baptism? Baptism is one of the first important steps after we put our faith in Christ. Baptisms are being planned for February 17. Please contact the church office to sign up for the class.

 

 

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COZY MOUNTAIN LODGE WOMEN'S RETREAT
Feb
8
to Feb 9

COZY MOUNTAIN LODGE WOMEN'S RETREAT

Wish you could sneak away to the mountains? Need to slow down, enjoy a warm beverage while chatting with friends, and enjoy time with God? Then join us at Cozy Mountain Lodge! At our retreat, you’ll experience meaningful Bible study and worship, connect with other women, and have time for quiet reflection and plenty of laughter!

Friday, February 8: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Saturday, February 9: 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Register by Sunday, January 13 in Fellowship Hall.

Childcare provided if registered by January 13.

Cost: $25. Cost includes dinner on Friday, breakfast on Saturday, retreat booklet, and other goodies!

For all women ages 13 and up.

 

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YOUTH WINTER RETREAT (7th-12th Grade)
Feb
22
to Feb 24

YOUTH WINTER RETREAT (7th-12th Grade)

WHAT:       2019 Winter Retreat

WHERE:     Spring Hill Camp (Evart, MI)

WHEN:       February 22-24, 2019

WHO:         7th-12th grade Students

COST:         $150/person

Your students are invited to join us for a weekend winter retreat Friday, February 22 – Sunday, February 24, 2019.  Details on the exact time of departure on Friday and return on Sunday will be provided later.  For now, we need to know who is interested in attending so we can book the right number of rooms!

The cost for this trip, which includes transportation, food, and all activities for the weekend is $150/person. 

To hold your spot on the trip, we are asking for a $50 non-refundable deposit due by Sunday, November 25. 

If you’d like more information on the camp, you can visit their website at www.springhillcamps.com, or let Lori Volstorf (lori@wsbchurch.com) know.

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TWO SERVICES
Mar
3
9:15 AM09:15

TWO SERVICES

God has allowed our church to grow this past year so we are going to add a second service to make room for more! Join us in prayer and preparation as we get ready to launch our new service times beginning March 3 – two identical services at 9:15 am & 11:00 am.

 

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PICKLEBALL
Jan
17
6:30 PM18:30

PICKLEBALL

Tennis? Badminton? Ping-pong? Put all three together and you have pickleball! Adults are welcome to join in on Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm. Invite your friends! Questions to Keith Avery (208.9015).

Pictures from our 60s Night:

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CLUB 56 TO SKYZONE TRAMPOLINE PARK
Jan
13
12:00 PM12:00

CLUB 56 TO SKYZONE TRAMPOLINE PARK

5th & 6th Graders will eat at WSBC at noon and then go to Skyzone for a jump time of 1:30-3:00pm. Return at 5:00 pm.

Cost is $17 each plus $1.50 if need Skyzone socks (required to jump). Parents will need to complete an online waiver. Sign up at the Welcome Center by January 6.

Questions to Annette Mangold (362.5317).

 

 

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PICKLEBALL
Jan
10
6:30 PM18:30

PICKLEBALL

Tennis? Badminton? Ping-pong? Put all three together and you have pickleball! Adults are welcome to join in on Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm. Invite your friends! Questions to Keith Avery (208.9015).

Pictures from our 60s Night:

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PRAY IN THE NEW YEAR
Dec
23
to Dec 31

PRAY IN THE NEW YEAR

God has some great things in store for our church in 2019, so let's pray in the new year together! All ages can be a part of this prayer initiative by signing up in the Fellowship Hall for an hour time slot from December 23-31. A list of prayer topics will be provided. Let's come together as a church family and pray!

 

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MEN'S STUDY: 33-THE SERIES
Dec
20
6:30 PM18:30

MEN'S STUDY: 33-THE SERIES

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Join us on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. This series focuses on the 33 years of Jesus’ life and how He exemplified what it means to be a man. It is from the same people who made Men’s Fraternity. The cost of the course is $15 for the workbook and we will go to mid-February.

 

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YOUTH CHRISTMAS PARTY (7th-12th Grade)
Dec
16
5:00 PM17:00

YOUTH CHRISTMAS PARTY (7th-12th Grade)

We will be providing the main dish (lasagna) and asking each student to bring a dish to share with others.  It can be an appetizer, snack food, or dessert. 

We will also do a white elephant gift exchange, so find something fun around the house to wrap and bring.

We would like to get an idea of how many students will be attending, so please let Lori Volstorf (lori@wsbchurch.com) know so they can make sure to get enough lasagna!

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KIDS' CHRISTMAS MUSICAL, "JESUS MEANS CHRISTMAS TO ME"
Dec
16
11:00 AM11:00

KIDS' CHRISTMAS MUSICAL, "JESUS MEANS CHRISTMAS TO ME"

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To the angels, Christ’s birth meant the arrival of great joy on earth. To the shepherds, He meant hope for all. To the wise men, He represented the greatest gift anybody could ever receive. As they follow the story of Jesus’ coming, the kids are given an opportunity to discover what Christmas truly means to them.

REHEARSALS will be held on Sunday mornings during the 11:00 am Christian Education Hour. All Kindergarten- 6th Grade students are invited to participate as we focus on Christ and celebrate the everlasting gift of hope and joy that He brings.

DRESS REHEARSAL will be Saturday, December 15, 9:30-12:00 pm. A snack and craft will be provided.

The musical will be presented on Sunday, December 16 at 11:00 am.

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ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING
Dec
9
11:00 AM11:00

ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING – December 9 – 11:00 am

You are encouraged to attend the Annual Church Business Meeting to affirm members of the 2019 Board of Deacons and Nominating Committee, and approve the “2019 Ministry Operating Budget.” A sample ballot and proposed budget will be available in advance. All are invited, but only Participating Members may vote. Meet in the Sanctuary.

 

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MEN'S STUDY: 33-THE SERIES
Dec
6
6:30 PM18:30

MEN'S STUDY: 33-THE SERIES

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Join us on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. This series focuses on the 33 years of Jesus’ life and how He exemplified what it means to be a man. It is from the same people who made Men’s Fraternity. The cost of the course is $15 for the workbook and we will go to mid-February.

 

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PICKLEBALL
Dec
6
6:30 PM18:30

PICKLEBALL

Tennis? Badminton? Ping-pong? Put all three together and you have pickleball! Adults are welcome to join in on Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm. Invite your friends! Questions to Keith Avery (208.9015).

Pictures from our 60s Night:

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WONDERLAND TOY STORE MINISTRY
Dec
2
9:30 AM09:30

WONDERLAND TOY STORE MINISTRY

This special Christmas shopping experience has been created to give parents in financial need the opportunity to purchase NEW TOYS at 10% of the retail value.

PLEASE donate unwrapped NEW TOYS - value $10-$50. Leave the price tag on and bring them to the fellowship hall by December 2.

Questions to Neldine Edwards (428.3982 or wcmdparenting@sbcglobal.net).

 

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OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD  - PACK AND PRAY
Nov
18
12:15 PM12:15

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD - PACK AND PRAY

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

You can bring joy and hope to children in desperate situations worldwide through simple, gift-filled shoe boxes and the Good News of God’s love.

(1) Pick up instructions in the Fellowship Hall and pack a shoe box! Please note that there are new guidelines on items that can be sent.
(2) Donate $9 per box to cover shipping and project costs.
(3) Pray that many children and families come to Christ.
(4) Bring your gift-filled shoebox to the Fellowship Hall by November 18.
(5) Join the "Pack and Pray" Event on November 18 during the All-Church Thanksgiving Luncheon.

Questions to Angie Smith (756.3346).

 

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THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION
Nov
18
9:30 AM09:30

THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION

 

THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION

9:30 am – Worship Service

11:00 am – Christian Education

12:15 pm - All-Church Thanksgiving Luncheon*

12:15 pm - Pack & Pray for Operation Christmas Child

*Please sign up for the luncheon in the Welcome Center so that we can plan how many will be attending and how many will be bringing a dish to share.

 

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THANKSGIVING TURKEY TOTE AWAY
Nov
10
1:00 PM13:00

THANKSGIVING TURKEY TOTE AWAY

Woodland Shores and Harbor Country Mission are partnering up to give away 100 Thanksgiving Totes filled with much of what a family needs to make Thanksgiving dinner, enjoy leftovers, and even clean up afterward.

TO VOLUNTEER:

Volunteers needed on:

1. Friday, Nov. 9, 4:00-6:00 pm – pack and plan for Saturday
2. Saturday, Nov. 10, 10:00 am-noon – final packing and set up
3. Saturday, Nov. 10, 1:00-3:00 pm – hand out totes
Lunch will be provided for volunteers on Saturday, 12:00-1:00 pm.

To volunteer for Friday, click HERE. To volunteer for Saturday, click HERE.

TO DONATE:

Please click HERE to needed items. Thank you for your support!

TO FILL OUT AN APPLICATION TO RECEIVE A THANKSGIVING TOTE:

Follow the link below to apply for a Turkey Tote Away voucher or visit Caring Cupboard or Harbor Country Mission to apply during open hours. Service Area limited to Bridgman, Baroda, Stevensville, Sawyer, Glendora, New Troy, and St. Joseph. One tote per residential address.

Click HERE to fill out an application to receive a tote.











 

 


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FALL SMASH YOUTH EVENT
Nov
4
5:00 PM17:00

FALL SMASH YOUTH EVENT

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7th-12th Grade Students are joining together with other local youth groups at Harbert Community Church (6444 Harbert Road, Sawyer). Students should bring either chips, pop, or a sweet snack.  

Dinner
Smashing Games
Campfire
S’mores
Prizes

$12 if want a Southwest Michigan Youth Collective t-shirt.

 Questions to Lori Volstorf (426.1553).

 

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FALL FESTIVAL
Oct
28
5:30 PM17:30

FALL FESTIVAL

Fun for all ages! Pony rides, inflatables, games, hayrides, petting zoo, donuts, cider, fire truck, police car, and candy!

We need lots of donations of individually pre-wrapped candy. Donations can be placed on the table in the Fellowship Hall.

Contact Lori Volstorf (426.1553) to volunteer to set up, clean up, or help with games.

 

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YOUTH TO OUTSMART ESCAPE ROOMS
Oct
21
1:00 PM13:00

YOUTH TO OUTSMART ESCAPE ROOMS

7th-12th Grade are planning to take an adventure in an Escape Room (in Mishawaka). Eat lunch at WSBC at 1:00 pm and leave no later than 1:30 pm. Return by 4:30 pm.

Cost is $25. Payment is needed no later than October 7 to hold your place.

Questions to Lori Volstorf (426.1553).

 

 

 

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"THE GARDEN" WOMEN'S EVENT: EXPRESS YOURSELF
Oct
12
7:00 PM19:00

"THE GARDEN" WOMEN'S EVENT: EXPRESS YOURSELF

Whether you’re “crafty” or not, we all have a creative side. Join us for the Women’s Event “Express Yourself” on Friday, October 12 at 7:00 PM for a night of fun and fellowship as we explore our hidden artist talents.

You might choose photography or drawing – and you might discover a talent you never knew you had!

Sign up in Fellowship Hall and please bring $2 that night to help cover the cost of materials.

 

 

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WOMEN'S CRAFT-A-THON
Sep
28
to Sep 29

WOMEN'S CRAFT-A-THON

 WOMEN’S CRAFT-A-THON – SEPTEMBER 28-29

Join an enthusiastic group of stampers…crafters…card makers…quilters…and scrapbookers for hours of fun with dozens of friends. 

Friday, 9:00 am-8:00 pm

Saturday, 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Come-and-go, or stay as long as you like. Only $10.

(High School grads and older please.)

 

 

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PICKLEBALL
Sep
27
6:30 PM18:30

PICKLEBALL

Tennis? Badminton? Ping-pong? Put all three together and you have pickleball! Adults are welcome to join in on Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm. Invite your friends! Questions to Keith Avery (208.9015).

Pictures from our 60s Night:

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