Our Journey, October 8, 2021
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Worship With WFCC
Ringing of the bell and prelude music 10:25 a.m.
Worship 10:30 a.m.


We continue to follow Governor Cooper's guidelines on gatherings which have now been updated to recommend that those who are fully vaccinated wear masks in indoor public settings.
Please wear a mask while inside our church building and fellowship hall. We will have some extra disposable masks available.

We will remain in our pew for communion with individual communion cups.
The offering plate will remain near the door and will be passed.

October 10
J. David Griffin, D.Min.
Scripture: Mark 10:17-31
Pianist: Cheryl Crews

Find other recent worships here.


October is
LGBT History Month
Read more about the Disciples call to "name the reality that LGBTQ+ and affirming persons are our sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, [siblings], parents, congregants, pastors and staff."
Six Sundays in
Fall Concert
Sunday, Oct. 10
We will gather between 4:30 and 5:00
Join us for a fellowship event at the last concert of the Six Sundays in Fall series. We will meet under the pecan trees to the left of the stage. Bring a chair and whatever food and beverage you want. Look for familiar faces or text or call David if you can't find anyone when you get there.
(252)341-7169
Faith
and the
Death
Penalty

Zoom Meeting Oct. 10 at 4:00 p.m.
Join the North Carolina Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (NCCADP) for "Faith and the Death Penalty", an online conversation about faith with those most impacted by our capital punishment system. One of the participants on this meeting is George Wilkerson who is an award-winning writer, artist, and poet and is incarcerated on North Carolina’s death row. The zoom meeting is on Sunday, October 10 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. You will need to register for this event on the included link.

Creation Spirituality
Art
Sunday October 17
noon - 2:00 p.m.
Fellowship Hall
Meet with other artists to paint, laugh, share techniques, and deepen spiritual bonds. There will be some inexpensive pan watercolors and mixed media paper available for use, or bring your own art supplies.

Bring a bag lunch or snack if you would like.
Contact: Julia Wheeler
Make a Difference Day - Northeast Neighborhood Renewal
Saturday, Oct. 23
9 a.m. - Noon
Taylor Street Park, 416 N. Taylor St
Ongoing Activities
at WFCC

Click below to see our schedule for the coming week
Special Classes and Programs
The Enneagram
Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
and
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Choose a Session
Participants are asked to take the WEPSS Enneagram Inventory . When you finish the Inventory, please print out your report. Pay attention to the numbers, but we will use Motions of the Soul by Clare Loughrige as our resource to interpret the results.

Resources you will need
  • Take the WEPSS Enneagram Inventory ($10) and print out your results. Take Inventory

  • Purchase Motions of the Soul, Clare Loughrige Order from Amazon or your local book store

Contact David Griffin
Wellness Class
Restorative exercise with an emphasis on alleviating joint pain and improving range of motion
Wednesday mornings

9:30-10:15 before the Enneagram discussion.
You do not have to be in the Enneagram group to join in.
Bring your yoga mat.

A 45 minute class of restorative movement. Classes are no charge and will be led by various online instructors. They will include restorative yoga, qigong, and connective tissue work.

Contact Alice Whyte or Lori Hubbard with questions
We do not have anyone with medical or physical therapy expertise on site. We are using online instructors that we have had positive experience with.
Join us as we explore our creative expression and stretch our minds through art, poetry, theater, and discussion of crucial issues.
Virtual attendance option for
Chautauqua Comes to Christmount
If you can't attend in person, there is a virtual option which includes all morning worship and workshop sessions, nightly concerts, and closing communion on Friday. Cost is $125.00. This is a good opportunity to hear Sharon Watkins, our former General Minister and President speak.  
Christmount
Disciples of Christ Retreat, Camp, Conference Center for Groups
and Individuals
Black Mountain, NC

Chautauqua Comes to Christmont
October 18-22, 2021
"Healing Rivers of the Spirit"
Micah 6:8
What does the Lord require of you?
Green Chalice

The Green Chalice Team is made up of those who wish to live out their faith by caring for creation and also to help guide our church to being good stewards of God’s creation. Contact Loye Messina if you would like to be a part of the Green Chalice Team.


Next Green Team Meeting
Sunday, November 28
Immediately after worship in the fellowship hall
Come and be part of the team!
Recycle Your Disposable Razors and Blades
WFCC is a community drop off for disposable razor and blades - any brand. There is a drop off box beside the back door near the kitchen.
Bring your compostable items to our church bin


Wondering where to recycle something?
Go here and enter the item and your zip code.

Or this site which is specific to Wake Forest recycling


9037 Deponie Dr
Raleigh, NC 27614
Materials accepted: Cooking Oil Acids Adhesives Aerosol Cans - Empty Aerosol Cans - Full Alkaline Batteries Antifreeze +46 more
For residents of Wake County only.
Gender Pronouns Are Changing
Pronoun history is fluid
John McWhorter
New York Times Opinion Piece
shared with permission
Wake Forest Christian Church is a member of the Disciples LGBTQ Alliance, setting a place at the table for persons of all gender expressions and sexual orientations.
Learn more about the Disciples Alliance here

We are recognized by the LGBT Center as an Affirming Faith Group.
There are many opportunities to make a difference locally by volunteering with one of the Center's programs.
or "How to Take Important Steps in Becoming a Trans-Ally!"
Bell Tower Roof Repair
We are requesting donations to be used for the extra expense of roof repair in and around the bell tower to repair and prevent further water damage to the interior. If we receive enough, we would also like to begin repair to the interior that has been damaged by the leakage.

If you donate online, please email Michael Stogner to let him know that it is for the roof repair fund. If you donate by check, please designate for roof repair.

Read some information about our bell tower here
Mail to: WFCC, Attn: Treasurer
P.O. Box 147
Wake Forest, NC 27588
Or
Click on the link below to give online

Wake Forest Community Meals

WFCC sends 3 volunteers to help with Community Meals on the third Monday of each month.
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October Birthdays

11 - Alice Whyte
13- Susan Coffey
20- Debra Rader
24- David Griffin
24- Susan Halford
26- Rebecca Johnson
31- Val Garrett
REGIONAL NEWS
 Youth Information
Luke Miles
Director of Youth Ministries
Christian Church in North Carolina
(336) 202-1354