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This Week at Wildwood (6/3/2018)

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“Oh, The Places You’ll Go!" from Psalm 139, by Mark Robinson, Senior Pastor. To read a preview of this message, click here

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Thank You!

Dear Ladies, thank you so, so much for the beautiful jewelry you gave for the gals in Latvia. They are going to love it!!! We really appreciate your generosity.

Sincerely, The Latvia Mission Team

Parents of Third Graders

Our yearly Foundations of Faith class will take place in the Upstairs Elementary theater in lieu of our regularly scheduled 9:45 am Sunday morning class each Sunday morning in June beginning Sunday June 3! This is a class designed for current third graders & their parents to learn about the basic foundations of faith. At least one parent per student is strongly encouraged to attend. Please note that our regular 9:45 am Sunday School class will not meet on these dates. All 3rd graders will participate in this class!   

VBS Prayer Bracelets

Hello Wildwood! VBS is right around the corner! We would like to distribute VBS prayer bracelets on Sunday, June 3rd during and after both the 9:45 & 11am services.  This will be an incredible opportunity for our church body to be in prayer for the kids AND leaders. We need people to help us pass out the prayer bracelets. It’s EASY! Please sign up for a spot here if you can help! We would GREATLY appreciate it! 

Here’s a message I received just a few weeks ago regarding our VBS prayer bracelets from LAST SUMMER:

Hey Brooke,

God is so good. I prayed for Jacob Skinner last summer during VBSand I’m beyond thrilled to see his name on that baptism list.  Just goes to show you that something as small as wearing a wristband for a week and lifting that person up to the Lord every time you see his/her name can be a beautiful,  eternal blessing.  Stephanie

Online VBS Registration Closes Sunday, June 3, At Noon!

Register your kids for VBS until noon today at! Miss the deadline? You may register in person on Tuesday, June 5, under the tent on the front lawn beginning at 8:45 am. It’s going to be a great week! Cost is $20 per child; this includes a t-shirt.

Financial Peace University at Wildwood

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, a nine-lesson money management class, will walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future, and more. Classes begin Wednesday, June 6, at 6:30 pm, in Room 1. For more information go to:

Serve at Food & Shelter for Friends

June 8

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

Need For Pine Cove Host Homes!

Do you have a little extra space in your house to extend to an extremely fun and dedicated group of young people? Wildwood’s Children’s Ministry is looking for two more homes to host 3-5 Pine Cove Camp in the City counselors this July! Counselors will arrive Saturday evening, July 14, and depart the following Saturday morning. Host homes need to provide a bedroom and dedicated bathroom as well as breakfast and a few dinners. Transportation (and lunch!) for the counselors is provided. For more information, please contact Melanie at

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

Trips for Kids Bike Ride

Our next Trips for Kids ride will be Saturday, June 9, 8:00 am-noon for any 4th-7th grade youth. Please register at the Welcome Desk or by contacting Richard Gray, 413-1558, or Space is limited.

College Life This Summer

College Life will be meeting throughout the summer for Bible study, dinner, and fellowship on June 10, June 24, July 8, July 22, and August 12. Our first meeting is 7:00 pm-9:00 pm on June 10 at the Holmes’ house (3926 Pine Tree Circle in Norman). For more information about College Life, follow @wildwoodcollege on Instagram!

Women’s Summer Bible Study

Ladies, are you looking to join a Bible Study this summer? Starting Monday, June 11, from 7:00-9:00 pm, we will begin studying the Gospel of Mark in Room 1 at Wildwood. You can visit for more information.

Attention Men!

Join us for a Men’s Summer Bible Study, Tuesday nights at 8:30 pm, June 12-July 31. We will be studying 1 & 2 Timothy. The cost is $5 Location tbd. Questions? Email John Abernethy at Register at:

Anna’s Friends (Fellowship Group for Widows)

We will meet June 16, 11:00 am, at Wildwood, to take the van to Pearl’s Crabtown in Bricktown for lunch and to hear Corporal Kim Lopez, TRIAD Coordinator with the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Department, speak on awareness and protection in the home, auto and outside the home. It is imperative we have an exact account of those attending. Please RSVP by text to Carolyn Shumate, 405-388-7852. 

Women’s Self Defense Class

Women of Wildwood (WOW) is kicking off a new series of events called Girl Time! These events are open to women of all ages, and focus on friendship, fellowship, and fun! They will occur throughout the year and each event will be different. Our first Girl Time event is a self defense class—learn how to fight back like a girl! (Tuesday, June 19, at 6:00 pm, in the gym) $5 per person. Open to all ages and fitness levels. Go to for more information and to sign up.

Loaner Car

Abby, one of Wildwood’s ministry partners in East Asia, will be back in the U.S. on a sabbatical between July and October. She is looking for a reliable vehicle to borrow during those four months (or part of them), with her time on the road to be split between North Texas and Oklahoma. If you can help, please contact Kevin Bradford, 405-397-7726, or the church office, 405-329-3939.

Volunteer Opportunities in Children’s Ministry

Please visit the display boards located in the Gathering Hall and the Downstairs Children’s lobby to see what volunteer opportunities remain for the 2018-2019 season! We have openings on Sunday mornings in Nursery, Toddler, Preschool and Elementary classrooms (these positions serve every other month from August through July) and openings in all three Awana clubs on Wednesday nights (24 nights in total from September through April). Thank you!

Legacy Lunch

Our next lunch is Sunday, July 1, after the 11:00 am Service, in Room 1. Sign up at or at Connection Central. Legacy’s focus is to encourage adults age 55+. ($5 suggested donation collected at the door.)

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: $275 before June 1st; $300 after

Register at

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! 

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:


  • Self-Defense class (June 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm)
  • 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!

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 Foundations of Faith Class (3rd grade)

                         - 12:00 pm Legacy Lunch

Tues-Fri           - 9:00 am-12:00 pm VBS

                         - 9:00 am-12:00 pm Go Week

Wed                  - 6:00-8:00 pm Shift              

                         - 6:30 pm Financial Peace University

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

Fri                    - Serve at Food & Shelter

June 10           - 9:45 am Foundations of Faith Class (3rd grade)

June 11           - 7:00-9:00 pm Women’s Summer Bible Study

June 12           - 8:30 pm Men’s Summer Bible Study

June 16           - Anna’s Friends

June 17           - 9:45 am Foundations of Faith Class (3rd grade)

June 19           - 6:00 pm Women’s Self Defense Class

June 24           - 9:45 am Foundations of Faith Class (3rd grade)

July 1              – 12:00 pm Legacy Lunch

July 8              - 9:45 am Children’s Baptism Class

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

July 28-Aug 1 - WSM Camp

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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