Family VBS
Monday, June 25 to Thursday, June 28 | 6:00-8:00 PM

Family VBS is an exciting, interactive, and creative week for families with children in PreK3 – 5th grade. Families will participate in incredible music, fun creative games, amazing experiments, enjoy tropical treats, and hear engaging Bible stories. It just might be the best week of the whole summer.

The Total Money Makeover
Friday, January 28 | 11:00 AM

Do your bills exceed your income? Do you feel like your sinking in debt?  Are you looking for a life line out of the financial storm?  If you would like to learn Dave Ramsey’s tried and tested approach to dealing with your money, connect with this class.  It will begin on Sunday, January 28 at 11:00am in room 102-104.  This class will be led by Jennifer Brewer and will run for five weeks.  Jennifer has led several finance classes including Dave Ramsey’s “Financial Peace University.”  You are encouraged to purchase Dave Ramsey’s book, “The Total Money Makeover” for the class.  Register for this class at the Connections Table.

Women's Ministry Night of Worship
Friday, January 19 | 6:30 PM

The Women’s Ministry of Willow Ridge Church invites you to “Night of Worship” on Friday, January 19th.  Soups and salad will be served at 6:30pm, followed by a time of worship.  As we focus on the question, “What’s your story?,” we’ll hear from several women in the church about how Christ is working in their lives, and will take the time to reflect on how He’s working in our own lives.  Please join us for this time of fellowship, prayer, and worship!  Make your reservations at the Connections Table.

2017
Vote on 2018 Proposed Budget
Sunday, December 4 | 9:30 & 11:00 AM

Members of Willow Ridge will be voting on the 2018 Proposed Budget.

Quest for the Wise Guys
Friday, December 15 | 6:30-11:00 PM

The Student Ministry’s annual Christmas scavenger hunt. Sign up a team of four or as an individual at the connections table on Sunday mornings. We will have a jousting arena, $500 prize for the winning team, bonfire, smores, hot chocolate, and food. We would love for your 6-12 grade student to be involved. Cost is $10 per student to participate. It is an incredibly fun night. We hope you will join us!

Discussion and Prayer for the 2018 Proposed Budget
Wednesday, December 13 | 7:00 PM

Join us as we discuss and pray over the proposed budget for the 2018 year.  We will meet in the main building in room 102-104.

Christmas for Faith Night Ministry
Sunday, December 10

We have partnered with FAITH Night Ministries to help provide Christmas for adults with special needs.  If you picked up a Christmas tag to purchase a gift, please bring the gift back wrapped and the tag attached on Sunday, December 10 and place it under the tree.

Thanks for helping provide Christmas for our FAITH Night adults.

Favorite Things Party
Friday, December 8 | 7:00 PM

Hosted by the Women’s Ministry of Willow Ridge Church Friday, December 8 at 7:00pm at Willow Ridge Church. Here’s how it works: (1) Think of something you love that’s under $5 (a favorite book, beauty item, snack, household item, etc.). (2) Bring five of that item, individually wrapped. (3) Everyone leaves with five amazing new finds.

Breakfast at the Manger
Saturday, December 2 | 10:00-11:30 AM

Christmas is one of our favorite holidays, filled with fun and festive traditions. But we often feel like the true meaning of Christmas and the spirit of giving can get lost in the excitement. Join us for a meaningful Christmas celebration that will help your family focus on Christ and giving this Advent Season.

The morning will include, a craft to start your own family tradition, a book reading, and a tasty snack.

To kick-off a season of giving, each family is asked to bring one or more of the following items (Diapers size 4, 5, or 6; Wipes; Gerber Goodstart Gentle Formula). These items will be donated to Daybreak Lifecare Center. Each week Daybreak lovingly cares for our community by providing these items for free to families in our community.

Thanksgiving Meal
Sunday, November 19 | 5:30-7:00 PM

Join us for our annual Thanksgiving meal.  Each family attending is asked to bring two side dishes and one dessert.

Discovering Willow
September 24, 2017 | 11:00 AM | Willow Ridge Church

Who is Willow Ridge Church? What do we believe? How can you be a part? These are the kinds of questions we will talk about.  You can sign up at the Connections Table on Sundays or email David Allen.

Discovering Willow will be held in room 102-104 in the main building.

david.allen@willowridgechurch.org
803-808-7771 ext:102

Lake Day & Baptism
August 16, 2017 | 5:00-8:30 PM | Pine Island

5:00 PM – Begin | Swimming, volleyball, fishing, basketball, relaxing.

6:30 PM – Supper | Church will be providing hamburgers, hotdogs, tea and lemonade. We are asking every family that comes to provide a side dish and a dessert.

7:30 PM – Baptism | We will be baptizing in the lake. If you have given your life to God as Savior and Lord and have not been baptized we invite you to do so. Sign up for baptism by emailing or calling David Allen.

8:30 PM – Finished

What is baptism?
Directions to Pine Island
Haiti Mission Trip
July 15-22, 2017 | Alex's House Orphanage | Haiti
Mother and Daughter Camp
July 6-8, 2017 | Camp Pinnacle | Clayton, GA
Father and Son Camp
June 15-17, 2017 | Camp McCall | Sunset, SC
Summersalt
June 12-16, 2017 | Grades 6-12 | White Oak Conference Center
Baby Steps Celebration
May 12, 2017 | 6:00 PM | Auditorium

Attendance in Baby Steps Class is required.

Colorfest 2017
May 7, 2017 | 5:30-7:30 PM | Willow Ridge Church
Discovering Willow
May 7, 2017 | 11:00 AM | Willow Ridge Church

Who is Willow Ridge Church? What do we believe? How can you be a part? These are the kinds of questions we will talk about.  You can sign up at the Connections Table on Sundays or email David Allen.

Discovering Willow will be held in room 102-104 in the main building.

david.allen@willowridgechurch.org
803-808-7771 ext:102

Baby Steps Class
April 23, 2017 | 12:00-1:00 PM | Rooms 102-104
Baptism
April 2, 2017 | 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM | Willow Ridge Church

If you have given your life to God as Savior and Lord and have not been baptized we invite you to do so. You can sign up at the Connections Table or email David Allen.

david.allen@willowridgechurch.org
803-808-7771 ext:102

Discovering Willow
March 26, 2017 | 11:00 AM | Willow Ridge Church

Who is Willow Ridge Church? What do we believe? How can you be a part? These are the kinds of questions we will talk about.  You can sign up at the Connections Table on Sundays or email David Allen.

Discovering Willow will be held in room 102-104 in the main building.

david.allen@willowridgechurch.org
803-808-7771 ext:102

Family Field Day
March 24, 2017 | 6:30 PM | Willow Ridge Church

The Kid’s Ministry will be hosting a Family Field Day at the church from 6:30-8:00 PM.  This night will be filled with high energy games and activities for the whole family.  We will have refreshments and there will be a BIG prize for the family with the best team uniform.  Families are encouraged to dig down deep and come up with a team uniform that is wild, wacky, funny or clever.  It’s for families of all ages.

If you have questions please contact Amy Childers.
amy.childers@willowridgechurch.org
803-808-7771 ext:103

DiscipleNOW Weekend
March 3-5, 2017 | 6:00 PM | Willow Ridge Church

DiscipleNOW is a weekend student (6-12th grade) retreat where students spend the night in local homes with other students in their grade along with a college small group leader.  The students meet throughout the weekend at Willow Ridge Church to worship, eat, spend time in God’s word, and fellowship together.  Students will be in homes of parents of other Willow Ridge students that are well known and respected at Willow Ridge.  Students will be chaperoned at all times.

Haiti Mission Trip
Informational Meeting | Sunday, February 26 | 12:15 PM | Multipurpose Room

The Haiti Mission Trip will take place July 15-22.  This informational meeting will cover the details of the trip.  It will be held in the multipurpose room of the Children’s building.

Baby Steps Celebration
Friday, February 24, 2017 | 6:00 PM | Auditorium
Baby Steps Class
Sunday, January 29, 2017 | 12:00-1:00 PM | Rooms 102-104
New Year Service
Sunday, January 1, 2017 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

We will have one service on this day instead of two.  Kids will attend their worship and small groups.