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This Week at Wildwood (7/8/2018)

By Becky Clark in Wildwood Community Church 5 months ago | 244 views Link:


“I AM” Part 1 – The Bread Of Life by Bruce A. Hess, Teaching Pastor. To read a preview of this message, click here

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Baptism Classes – July 8

Have you been baptized with water SINCE trusting in Christ as your Savior?  If not, we would love to give you the opportunity to publicly declare your faith in Christ through water baptism. Our next Baptism Service will be on Sunday, August 5. 

On July 8, we will be having 2 different Baptism Classes: 1)  Our Children’s Baptism Class will  be at 9:45 in the downstairs children’s theatre 2) Student Ministry Baptism Class will be at 11:00, downstairs in The Avenue.

If you are interested in baptism (or if you just have questions about what Wildwood believes about baptism) please go to We would love to talk with you more about what God is doing/has done in your life!

Starting Point

Are you new to Wildwood? Would you like to know more of what we’re all about and how you can connect here? Join Pastor Brian Hayes for this 4-week membership/orientation class beginning Sunday, July 8, at 9:45 am, in Room 4 downstairs.

College Life This Summer

College Life meets Sunday, July 8, 7:00-9:00 pm, at 1337 Cedar Creek Drive, for Bible study, dinner, and fellowship. For more information about College Life, follow @wildwoodcollege on Instagram!

Outreach Opportunities

Are you looking for a way to be involved in Outreach this summer? Here are 5 opportunities: 1) Pray for the mission team heading to Mexico 2) Sign up to deliver Panera Bread donations to Food & Shelter 3) Look into helping with CarePortal – serving foster and needy families in our community 4) Serve lunch at Food Shelter on Friday, July 13 or August 10 5) Pray about joining the mentor or classroom buddy teams at Kennedy Elementary this Fall. 

Camp In The City Hospitality Suite

We are still looking for donations of 20oz water and Gatorade to stock the hospitality suite for Pine Cove Camp in the City! The 68 college-aged counselors will be here at Wildwood during the week of July 16-20, sharing their enthusiastic love of the Gospel with the kids attending Camp in the City! Please drop off water or Gatorade at either Children’s Welcome Desk on Sunday morning or in the Children’s Ministry office during the week! Thank you to everyone who is supporting this effort. We appreciate you!

Wildwood Student Ministry CAMP

WSM Summer CAMP is for graduated 6th-12th graders. Not just a week of mere fun in the sun, WSM CAMP integrates a week of personal/group Bible study, worship, recreation and relaxation with friends. This week is designed to allow your student to enjoy time with friends doing crazy activities, while also growing in their knowledge and love of God.

  • Dates: July 28- August 1, 2018
  • Ages: Students finishing 6-12th grade
  • Location: Lake Lavon Christian Camp and Conference Center
  • Price: $300

Register at Deadline to sign up is July 18!

Pine Cove’s “Camp in the City” 

Children who are entering grades 1-6 for the 2018-19 school year are invited to join us July 16-20, 2018, from 9:00 am-4:00 pm here at Wildwood! Campers will experience Jesus through Bible study, worship, and time with their counselor as well as participate in tons of great camp activities. The cost is $270; children bring a sack lunch each day along with a swimsuit & towel. Register at If you would like to donate toward a scholarship, please note “Camp in the City” in the memo line of your check. Thank you! 

Deadline to sign up is July 10!

Serve at Food & Shelter for Friends

July 13

Wildwood ministers at Food & Shelter for Friends every 2nd FRIDAY of each month by providing and serving lunch from 11:00-12:00. If you would like to find out ways to serve in this ministry, volunteer by providing food donations, serving lunch or helping to clean up afterward, please sign up at

Trips for Kids

The next Trips for Kids Wildwood Ride is July 14, 8 am-noon. 4th-7th grade youth are eligible to participate. Register at Connection Central or by contacting Richard Gray at or at 413-1558. Space is limited.

Legacy Lunch 

Our next lunch is Sunday, August 5, at 12:15 pm, in Room 1. Join us the first Sunday of every month for a potluck lunch. The lunch costs $5 per person and is open to anyone 55 and over. Sign up at Connection Central or

Save the Date for Children’s Ministry Training Night!

Our annual training event will be Sunday, August 5, from 5:00-7:30 pm. This mandatory training event is always lots of fun and is a great way to learn new skills (or refresh old ones) as we kick off our new year. Dinner and childcare WILL be provided. Save the date!

Reminder: Promotion Sunday is August 12!

Children’s Ministry promotes all children on August 12. Until that Sunday, children should continue to be dropped off in their usual classrooms. (For example, children who have just finished 1st grade will move up to the 2nd grade classroom on August 12. Until then, they stay in 1st grade!)

W.O.W. Introduces Girl Time!

Girl Time! is designed to build friendships, encourage growth, reach out to community, discover new ideas, foster creativity and have fun! Bring a friend or meet a new one as you join us!


Girl Time! activities for this year include:


  • Back to School with GREAT Intentions (August 9, 2018, 6:30-8:30 pm)
  • Getting to Know You! Games & Fellowship!! (October 9, 2018, 6:30-8:30 pm)
  • Christmas Traditions/Cookie Exchange and Cookie Contest! (November 4th or 11th)
  • Cupcake and Canvas – Find your inner creativity! (April 1, 2019, 6:30-8:30 pm)
  • Mother’s Day Tea (for 3 months to 103 years!)

Food and Shelter for Friends Panera Bread Delivery

There are several dates coming up that are available!

Every weekend Panera Bread donates the leftover baked goods to Food and Shelter for Friends- and we need help making this delivery. It is very simple but a huge blessing to those who serve breakfasts to hungry members of our community!

You will pick up the bread from Panera Bread on Saturday night at close (10:00pm) or early Sunday morning (around 7:00am).  Food and Shelter for Friends asked that we just deliver all items the way we receive them (boxes, bags, or whatever) and deliver it on Sunday or Monday  from 7:30 to 1:30.  Any time during that window is fine.  

All you do is pick up items at Panera Bread and deliver the boxes as they are to Food and Shelter!  Be sure to take it to Food and Shelter’s NEW LOCATION:  201 Reed Avenue, Norman, Oklahoma 73071   

It just takes a little to be a huge blessing, sign up today!

Fellowship Assistance

Wildwood has a fellowship assistance fund to help those who are experiencing financial struggles. If God is moving within your heart to help, you can place a gift in the offering (or bring it by the church office). Please mark it “fellowship assistance” in the memo.

Outreach Updates

The Outreach Teams will be providing monthly updates for anyone interested in reaching Norman and beyond! You can sign up via text or email. Text OUTREACH18 to 95577 or email OUTREACH18 to

Join the Team Welcoming Others to Church!

Do you know what it is like to walk into a new church the first time?  Do you want to help others find a place at Wildwood that fits their gifts and passions?  Do you understand how important it is to be in Christian community? Whether you have been at Wildwood for 10 years or 2 weeks, you can serve with us!  This is a fantastic way to connect your self to the mission of our church!

If you are interested in greeting at the front doors, serving at the gathering hall desk, connecting others by providing information about Wildwood, ushering or serving on our A Team (security team); we would love to have you join our team!  To ask questions or sign up to serve, contact or 405-628-9307

Children’s Ministry Texting Program

Every Sunday, you can receive a text message with a short description of your child’s lesson for the day. We also send information about upcoming events, reminders and important cancellation notifications. To sign up, text “follow @wcmparent” to 40404. You will receive 2 messages, reply with “discover off.” It’s that simple!

Wildwood’s Texting Program

For general Wildwood information, including weather closings, text “Wildwood1” to 95577.

Download the Wildwood “City” App!

If you have an iPhone or iPad, try downloading the City app!  It will help you stay connected to the information shared on Wildwood’s online community.  To download, click here.

If you have an Android device you can download the City app here.


Upcoming Events:

Sun                  - 9:45 & 11:00 am Summer Worship Service Times                

                        - 9:45 am Children’s Baptism Class

                        - 11:00 am WSM Baptism Class

                        - 9:45 am Starting Point Class

                        - 7:00-9:00 pm College Life This Summer

Mon                 - 7:00-9:00 pm Women’s Summer Bible Study

Tues                - 8:30 pm Men’s Summer Bible Study

Wed                 – 6:00-8:00 pm Shift              

                         - 6:30-8:00 pm Financial Peace University

                         - 7:00-9:00 pm Avenue Home Groups 

 July 13           - Serve at Food & Shelter

July 14             - 8:00 am – noon Trips For Kids Bike Ride

July 16-20       - 9:00 am-4:00 pm Camp in the City

July 28-Aug 1 - WSM Camp

Aug 5              - 9:45 & 11:00 am Baptism Services

                        - 12:00 pm Legacy Lunch

                        - 5:00-7:30 pm Children’s Ministry Training Night

Aug 12             - Promotion Sunday

All Church Calendar


9:45 am

Children’s Ministry (Birth-5th grade) – Children’s Building

Shift Middle School (6th – 8th grade) – Fellowship Center

The Avenue High School – (9th – 12th grade) – The Avenue

Family Fellowship (All Ages Welcome) - Room 1

Homebuilders (People with School Age Children) – Room 2

Discipleship 101 (All Ages Welcome) – Room 3

11:00 am

Children’s Ministry (Birth-5th grade) – Children’s Building

Foundations (People with Young Children) – Room 1

Topical Class – Room 2

Growing in Faith Together (All Ages Welcome) – Room 3


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D.C. Chandler

Can I please be removed from the email list? I no longer live in Norman.


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