Our Journey, July 16, 2021

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 make masks optional for those who have received both Covid 19 vaccinations (or 1 J&J)

Starting this Sunday, July 18, you may choose to go to the front of the church to partake of communion by intinction or to remain in the pew with an individual communion cup as we have been.
The offering plate will remain near the door and will not be passed.

July 18
J. David Griffin, D.Min
Scripture: Mark 6: 30-34, 53-56

Find other recent worships here.

Pictures from Stogner Baby Shower and Pot-luck Lunch Celebration

Playground Workday
Saturday, July 17 at 8:00 a.m.
Rain date July 24
We will post in announcements and on Facebook if there is any change from the original date due to weather.
Many hands make light work. Come help us get the playground kid-ready. We will be staining the wood, cleaning plastic pieces, and getting the grounds cleaned up. Ideas or questions, contact Kathleen
Ivester Baptism
Sunday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m.
We will post in announcements and on Facebook if there is any change from the original date due to weather.
Loren Ivester has been attending our church for several months and has expressed a desire to be baptized. You are invited to celebrate this sacred event with us. It will be at the Hubbard's next door neighbor's pool. We will have refreshments and fellowship afterward.
8604 Kimillie Ct., Wake Forest
Continuing the Celebration with
Jim Manchester
August 1, 10:30 Worship

Jim, an ordained minister and a founder and co-facilitator for the Connections Program of the LGBT Center of Raleigh, will present the message.

Continue the discussion afterward as we gather in the Fellowship Hall for pizza and salad.

Please click on the link below if you plan to attend the lunch.

Wake Forest CROP Hunger Walk
Sunday, September 26
The main walk will be virtual again this year, but our team will meet at church and walk to the Wake Forest Museum and loop back around by Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry. (time - to be announced)

Click on the button above to join our team or to donate
Contact Kathleen
Join our Sound Team!
These two guys could use some assistance in videoing our services and the occasional wedding. They will be happy to train you, and you can work with them until you are comfortable doing it on your own. Please contact Chuck Rice
Ongoing Activities

Click below to see our schedule for the coming week
Centering Prayer
Thursdays at 4:00
Fellowship Hall
We will soon begin a new book to discuss before we begin our centering prayer time.
Living Buddha, Living Christ
by Thich Nhat Hanh
A Vietnamese monk and Buddhist teacher explores the common ground of Christianity and Buddhism on such subjects as compassion and holiness, and offers inspiration to believers in both religions.

Contact David Griffin
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

Plastic Free July® is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics?
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.
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
The roof on and around our beloved bell tower is in need of some urgent repair. The repairs will cost $15,000-$20,000.

We are requesting donations to be used for this extra expense to repair and prevent further water damage to the interior.

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
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.
Opportunities For Service in Worship

We invite you to participate in reading scripture, serving at the table, and greeting. Please go to our Sign Up Genius to volunteer. If you do not know your password, there is a place on the log in screen to request a new one. If you don't have an account, it is free and easy to set one up.
July Birthdays

02  Tim Garrett
03  Andy Donovan
19  Paul Downs (remembering him)
20  Mark Rader
21  Kay Liestman
22  Vivian Edwards
23  Albert Coffey
24  Neal Newhouse (remembering him)
 Youth Information
Luke Miles
Director of Youth Ministries
Christian Church in North Carolina
(336) 202-1354