Welcome Wednesday is a weekly ministry including dinner, children’s choirs, programs for all ages, as well as special worship services and events. Visitors are always welcome! Pre-registration for classes helps us plan well for all classes and for meals. Reservations need to be made by noon on Tuesdays. Reservations made late or those without reservations will need to pay $1 extra. Standing reservations may be made here, or per event by visiting our Calendar of Events.
Upcoming Welcome Wednesday Events
Fall 2017 Welcome Wednesday Classes
6:30pm-7:30pm | September 20-November 29
Alpha Study | Fellowship Center
Led by Louis Timberlake, Alpha is designed to create conversation and discussion. Each week, you’ll watch a video that explores the big issues around faith and unpacks the basics of Christianity, addressing questions from “Who is Jesus?” and “How can we have faith?” to “Why and how do I pray?” and “How does God guide us?” For more information, contact Louis Timberlake (email@example.com, 336-299-1571). Register on our Small Groups page.
Companions in Christ | Room TBA | 6:30pm-8:30pm
Join us for a 28-week experience in the Christian Life as a spiritual journey, practicing scriptural meditation and prayer, as well as discerning our call as followers of Christ. For more information, contact Alice Kunka (919-599-0056, firstname.lastname@example.org). Register on our Small Groups page.
Yoga with Mona, Youth Building
This will be a Beginner/Intermediate level class taught with a great variety of props: blocks, straps, spiky balls, foam rollers, and chairs. Advance registration required. All students need a yoga mat and a blanket. For more information contact Mona Flynn (email@example.com). We will offer two sessions this fall:
- Six Week Session, $60, September 20-October 25, 2017
- Five Week Session, $50, November 1-December 6, 2017
Knitting with Barrie Birkner, Gathering Space
Meet this group in the Gathering Space. Don’t knit? Come learn, or just stop by for fellowship!
Chrismon Workshop with Gwen Worthington – begins October 4.
Coffee & Conversation is always available in the Fellowship Center.
Chancel Choir (11am traditional service choir) rehearses Wednesdays from 6:30pm-8pm. This Choir is open to any youth or adult that would like to participate (no audition required). See Cathy West or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or join us any Wednesday to sing!
Small Group for grades 7 and older, Youth Building
Coordinated by Katey Blaylock and Sarah Pearson. Youth are also welcome to attend our adult classes or to volunteer with children classes. Contact Anne Dooley to volunteer.
Wesley Choir (4-year-olds—2nd graders) will meet from 6:15pm-6:45pm beginning September 20, directed by Chris Dederer, Organist and Director of Children’s Music. (GLOW Kids will schedule around this so children can participate in both if they desire.)
GLOW Kids, 6:45 – 7:30pm
GLOW Kids (Go Love Others in the World) is a mission-oriented programs for 3-year-olds to 2nd graders. Two groups, divided by age, meet each week to learn about local and worldwide missions that affect young children. Children do projects, such as packing hospital treat bags for other children. GLOW Kids is a fun and active time. Children in the Wesley Choir are encouraged to first sing with Chris Dederer and then finish their evening with GLOW Kids.
Mission Possible Kids (Grades 3-6)
Join us where we inspire community service and outreach while having fun and fellowship with friends in grades 3-6. Coordinated by Jennifer Steele, assisted by Patrick Bell
Everyone who plans to join us for dinner must make a reservation. These can be made weekly by contacting us by noon on Tuesday. If your plans change, please call the church to cancel your reservation. If you do not make a reservation, you will be charged an additional $1 for each plate and be asked to wait to eat until 6pm.
Make a Reservation Online
Make a reservation and pay for your meal by clicking here.
Make a Reservation by Phone
(336) 299-1571, ext 333
Make a Reservation by Email
- Regular meal or healthy option per adult, 16 and over: $6
- Regular meal for youth or special kids' buffet for ages 10—15 years old: $4
- Special kids buffet or small meal for ages 4-9 years old: $3
- Children 3 years and under eat free
- $20 Family Maximum
A salad bar will usually accompany each regular meal. Chef Mark will offer a Healthy Choice salad option; to receive this special selection, please indicate so when making reservations.
Snow/Inclement Weather Policy
Welcome Wednesday will not necessarily follow the Guilford County School closing policy. In case of inclement weather, please call the church at (336) 299-1571, ext. 306 for information regarding cancellations, or tune in to your local television news station.
Volunteers Needed! Can You Help?
We are always looking for volunteers to help with children’s classes and to teach a class for youth or adults. Suggestions for classes and leaders are appreciated. To volunteer for the kitchen, decorations, or classes contact Alan Wilson, Anne Dooley, or Mark Ledford.