Special Needs Ministry Events

Advent Workshop  
Sunday, December 1, Great Hall (Gym)
2:00-5:00 p.m. 
All ages and stages are welcome to join in the fun as we create one of a kind ornaments, decorations, and gifts for the Christmas season. We’ll even have three kinds of fresh greenery for making swags, and table decorations. Enjoy Christmas music, and healthy snacks as you craft! You won’t want to miss this annual favorite event sponsored by Children’s Ministries. Cost: $10 per crafter.

Parables Parents Christmas Gathering
Saturday, December 14
At Chris and Leslie Neugent’s Home
Hey Parables Parents, let’s get together and celebrate all things Christmas and 2019. Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share with the group. Our hosts Leslie and Chris Neugent have generously offered to provide the main entrée. Click here to register.

Parables Family Holiday Party
Sunday, December 22, 11:30 a.m. in Mithun Hall
Share the holiday joy with fellow Parables families at this annual event. We will have Santa on hand to hear last-minute wishes, holiday crafts, cookie decorating, and some fun holiday games too. A light lunch and treats will be provided. No registration required.

Mom’s New Year Night Out!
Sunday, January 5, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
6Smith in Wayzata
Kick off 2020 at this lovely evening with other special needs moms. We will create Care Maps, discuss faith goals (IFP), and reframe the new year! All while connecting with others sharing our journey. Graciously hosted by 6Smith in Wayzata. While our location and activities will be provided at no cost, guests are responsible for their food and beverage purchases. Click here to register.

Crock Pot Club!
Wednesday, January 29
6:30-8:00 p.m., Mithun Hall
Led by Heidi Segedy
Cost: $15 per class
Enjoy a great night spending time with friends while creating a delicious slow cooker ready meal. That’s right, if you join in the fun you’ll be able to take dinner off the next days’ to-do list! All ingredients are included in the cost of this event, as is the packaging to bring everything home safely. Simply layer food items in the crock pot the next day as instructed and you’ve contributed to a lovely shared dining experience with friends or family. Each meal will serve 6 people. January’s recipe will be White Chicken Chili, and we will vote on the March recipe at our January class. If you need a crock pot, please message Heidi and she will try to source one for you. *If you need a PCA/Caregiver to participate, they are welcome to attend with you. Click here to register.

Parables “Super Bowling” Sundae Party
Sunday, February 2, 2020
12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Big Thrill Factory
Join us on Super Bowl Sunday at Big Thrill Factory’s Minnetonka location for bowling and sundaes! This private Parables event means you will be among friends as we get the party started on the biggest game day of the year. You’re welcome to eat lunch beforehand or purchase lunch (at your expense) on site. Our sundae bar will open around 2:00 p.m. Cost is $10 and includes bowling, shoe rental, and the sundae bar.  *If you need a PCA/Caregiver to participate, they are welcome to attend with you. Click here to register.

Parables Respite and Friendship Group
Saturdays, December 21, February 22
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Great Hall/Gym
$20 fee. Registration required.  Visit our registration page to sign up.

Friday, January 24
5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Great Hall/Gym
$20 fee. Registration required.  Visit our registration page to sign up.
Parables Respite/Friendship Group is offered once a month on alternating Friday nights and Saturday mornings, and is led by Kelly Pederson, special education teacher and Parables consultant, along with volunteers and friends of the Parables community. Contact: Kelly Pederson

Contact / Location

Contact info

Address: 125 Wayzata Boulevard East
Wayzata, MN 55391
Phone: 952-473-8877
Email: welcome@wayzatacommunitychurch.org

Worship / Calendar

Sunday Worship

8 a.m.  Chapel with Communion
9:00 a.m. Contemporary, Sanctuary
10:30 a.m. Parables Special Needs
10:45 a.m. Traditional, Sanctuary

Fall Calendar