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Hello from Wayzata Community Church Middle School Ministry

Hi WCCMS Families,

We had a great weekend at the retreat. Even though the weather was a little different then we thought a spring retreat would be… it didn’t stop our fun!!!

  


What’s in this newsletter:

  • ATTENTION 8th Grade Families- IMPORTANT INFO!
  • Away for the Day Initiative- What research is saying…
  • Gist: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids
  • Are you ready for Summer?
  • Last weeks Happenings
  • What’s Coming Up?
  • Before your calendar fills, Save these Winter & Spring Dates!
  • Where’s CBW?
  • Connect

ATTENTION 8th Grade Families!

THIS WEDNESDAY OUR 8th GRADERS ALONG WITH THEIR LEADERS WILL GO TO HIGH SCHOOL MINISTRY’S WEDNESDAY PROGRAM ACTS.

Please meet outside of the Middle School Corner by 7:15 and we will go together as a group. This is part one of our 8th Grade Milestone (formerly known as Stepping Stones) as we help them bridge to High School Ministry!

Please also save the dates for 

  • SATURDAY, MAY 5 (3 PM) – SUNDAY MAY 6 (NOON)- 8th Graders to High School Retreat- come get to know other high schoolers, hear their faith projects and learn a little more about High School Ministry. We will also enjoy a special dinner as a group of 8th graders and 8th grade leaders and will stay in our own cabins.
  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 9 (6-8:30PM)- 8th Grade Celebration- please join us as we celebrate our 8th graders and bless them in WOW and then have a reception after. Families invited to celebrate with us!

Away for the Day. What Research is saying…

About cell phone use in Middle Schools. Join the creators of Screenagers and learn how cell phones are affecting how your Middle Schooler learns and their emotional wellbeing at school.

Click here to learn more!

Gist: The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids with Rev Danielle

Wednesdays, April 11 – May 9     7:15 p.m. in the Chapel
Parenting is hard.  Anyone who says it isn’t, hasn’t done it.  Take time out this spring to read this parenting book by Michael W. Anderson.  We’ll meet to discuss this parenting approach that is effective, efficient and enjoyable- whether you are parenting a toddler child or a college-aged student.  Gist is a powerful book that reviews and examines what the journey to adulthood entails, and presents a clear look at those parenting efforts that have proven not to work over the years. ”Many hours and much emotional energy are spent in parenting strategies where nothing positive is produced.”  The book’s focus on life-readiness offers parents a new lens through which to see their parenting interactions. Anderson’s approach eliminates many of the power struggles and ineffective patterns that can rob families of much of their joy. This is not a class.  This is a book group designed for discussion, encouragement and inviting God into the parenting mix with you while gaining some new tools to equip you to raise life-ready kids. $20 class fee

Click here to register


ARE YOU READY FOR SUMMER?

We have a lot of wonderful ministries planned for our WCC Middle Schoolers and their friends this Summer!

MISSION TRIP- CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND REGISTER!
    SUMMER STRETCH- CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND REGISTER!
    VBS JUNIOR COUNSELOR- CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND REGISTER!
    SUMMER CAMP & ALL CHURCH CAMP- CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE & TO REGISTER!

      New to Middle School Ministry?

      CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR MIDDLE SCHOOLER!


      Last weeks Happenings:

      WEDNESDAY CROSSROADS

      Nate shared with us about taking a stand and what that means as Middle Schoolers to stand up for others. We had some great discussions in our small groups.

      SUNDAY SEEDS

      We were on the retreat so we did not meet this week!


      What’s Coming Up?

      WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18
      • 4-6:15pm InnerChange
      • 6:15pm WOW
      • 7:15-8:30pm Crossroads & 8th Grade Milestone Part 1
      SUNDAY, APRIL 22
      • 9am Seeds
      • 10:45am Project Team 
      WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25
      • 4-6:15pm InnerChange
      • 6:15pm WOW
      • 7:15-8:30pm Crossroads
      SUNDAY, APRIL 29
      • 9am Seeds
      • 10:45am Project Team 

      Before your Calendar Fills! Save these Dates!

      • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 & MAY 9 (7:15-8:30PM)- 8th Grade Milestone- 8th graders only
      • SATURDAY, MAY 5 (3 PM) – SUNDAY MAY 6 (NOON)- 8th Graders to High School Retreat
      • WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 (7:15-8:30PM)- 5th Graders at Crossroads
      • WEDNESDAY, MAY 9 (6-8:30PM)- Celebrating our 8th Graders
      • WEDNESDAY, MAY 16- Last Crossroads of the Year
      Ecal Person?  ADD ALL MIDDLE SCHOOL EVENTS to your Google Calendar, Apple iCal or Microsoft Outlook, please copy the following link and find the subscribe area for your calendar:
      webcal://wayzatacommunitychurch.ccbchurch.com/group_calendar.ics?id=291&tk=ZUDYQVYF6M73ZQX8GD494T7GR87YKKB6
      Paper Person? Pick up a paper calendar by the Middle School Corner.
      App Person? You can download the Wayzata Community Church app and get notification and info sent right to your smartphone!

      Where’s CBW?

      I LOVE SEEING WHAT MIDDLE SCHOOLERS ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT OUTSIDE OF WCC but getting their event schedule is pretty challenging sometimes! I need your help, please let me know about your middle schooler’s events (THINK PLAYS, GAMES, MUSICAL PERFORMANCES, SHOWS, SCHOLAR COMPETITIONS, ETC!)

      Here’s how you can let me know about upcoming dates:

      • Put a note in the Where’s CBW Mailbox in the Middle School Corner at WCC  OR
      • Fill out this quick 5 questions request to let me know when and where to go.

      Thanks for letting me know!  I try my best to make it to their events when I know about them.


      Connect:

      To stay up-to-date with what is going on in the Middle School Program, see photos and video from past events and find out about upcoming events, check out our website or follow us on social media!

       WCCMS Website

        Wayzata Community Church- Middle School

       @wccms

      Have a beautiful week!

      Blessings,
      Christa Bowman Workmon
      Director of Middle School Ministry
      Wayzata Community Church
      cworkmon@www.wayzatacommunitychurch.org
      952-473-8877 ext. 233

      WAYZATA COMMUNITY CHURCH MIDDLE SCHOOL MINISTRY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
      Contact / Location
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      Contact info

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

      Worship / Calendar

      Sunday Worship

      FALL, WINTER, SPRING SCHEDULE
      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

      Spring Calendar

      VIEW THE SPRING CALENDAR