Join us this Sunday

 Worship Service, 10:30 am [Worship Center/The Venue] 101 Ritchie Road  |  Waco TX 76712

You are invited to join a college community where students are growing through discipleship, and living faithfully in the context God has placed them.

Pick a starting point below.

 Sunday Mornings

Meet & Greet @ 9:45am [MAC Gym]
Join us for a college-aged meet and greet.  We will have coffee, donuts and all the info you need to get plugged in.  Then stay for the worship service in The Venue that begins at 10:30am.

Worship Service @ 10:30 am [Worship Center/The Venue]
Join us in the Worship Center or The Venue where as a church we gather to worship together, and to hear from our pastor, Dr. Paul Sands. 

Fall 2019

August 27 – Devo begins (every Tuesday)
September 3 – DOWNTOWN DEVO (Common Grounds on 8th Street)
September 8  – Free College Lunch
September 15 – FWCM Leadership Meeting
September 28 – Tailgate
October 8 – DOWNTOWN DEVO (Hippodrome)
October 13 – FWCM Leadership Meeting
November 1&2 – Fall Retreat
November 5 – DOWNTOWN DEVO (Hippodrome)
November 17 – FWCM Leadership Meeting
December 3 – Last Devo for the semester
December 8 – Fireside
December 10 – Study Hall

Community Groups
meet throughout the week around 7:00pm.  There is around 12-25 students in each group.  Each group is led by two college students.  This is where everything happens for us.  We hope you join a group or even start one! The best way to attend a group is to shoot one of the leaders a text to let them know you are coming, and then show up.  If you want recommendations on a group or need help joining one, then email Blake.

Current discussion material can be found here.

Fall 2019 Groups:

Wednesdays @ 7:00pm
Nathan Smith (254) 744-9860
Makenzie Goll (903) 241-3390
2403 Colcord Ave
Waco, TX 76707

Juls Brown (203) 695-7739
Nathan Jones (512) 818-6523
Location TBD

Libby Feray (817) 583-0395
Lex Peterson (608) 225-6706
Adrian Snyder (903) 918-1265
13003 Oak Ridge Dr
Woodway, TX  76712

Thursdays @ 7:00pm
Jason Fletcher (817) 876-2899
Cami Williams (832) 495-9099
10005 Lost Oak Ridge
Woodway, TX  76712

Daniel Villaflor (662) 664-2919
Courtney Lamm (254) 421-7268
17011 Salado Dr
Woodway, TX 76712

DEVO happens every Tuesday night beginning August 27th at 8:00pm in the MAC – room A200.  DEVO is a worship night for college and young adults (18-29).  Come hang out, worship, and rest.  We would love to have you join us.

Blake Sherman

Blake Sherman (College Pastor)

Blake is a graduate of Baylor University and George W. Truett Seminary. He is married to the beautiful Cara Sherman. He also has two sons, Thaddeus (Thad) and Jeremiah (Remy). He enjoys reading, hiking, music, and good conversation over coffee. He has had a beard for most of his life, but he’s convinced his face was made for a mustache. He worked as youth associate for five years at First Woodway before becoming the College Minister. Blake is passionate about seeing communities of believers authentically follow Christ.

emily-sedate

Emily Sedate (College Associate)

Emily is serving her third years as an associate of FWCM. She is originally from Spring, TX (home of Olympian Simone Biles, but she doesn’t know her) and now calls Waco home. Emily is graduate of Baylor University and is pursuing an MDIV at George W. Truett Seminary. She hopes to enter into full-time ministry. She loves reading, baking delicious treats to give away, and going to bed before 10pm. Emily’s all-time favorite activity is getting coffee with her wonderful friends from the college ministry.

Caleb Whitten (College Associate)

Caleb is currently a senior Religion major at Baylor University. He’s from McKinney, TX, where his appreciation of Dr. Pepper and Mario Kart was born (an appreciation that has flourished in college). Caleb loves a good pun, reading thought provoking books, and movie marathons. He is passionate about all things ministry, and looks forward to what God could be calling him into after graduation.

Calvin Atkinson (College Intern) calvin_atkinson1@baylor.edu
Emily Sartor (College Intern) emily_sartor1@baylor.edu

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