Young Adult (20-30’s) 2018-06-18T17:09:54+00:00

Our vision is to build a strong community for single and married young adults at First Woodway and create space to engage in authentic relationships that lead to spiritual transformation.

How Are We Doing That?

9:00 am
Many of our classes are studying through “The Gospel Project” on Sunday mornings. If you are interested in finding out more about this study you can click here. Here’s a list of our classes and room numbers where they meet:

Room 213 – Case & Danelle Smith
Room 212 – Rich & Cheryl Gochis & Scotty & Kaci Powers
Room 225 – Scott Robison & Jeremy Webb
Room 200 – Ricky Edison & Josh Jurgensen

After our classes dismiss, we go to the 10:30 am Worship Services either in the Worship Center or at The Venue.

Mark Your Calendar!

Young Adult Summer Fellowship | July 1 | The Brophy’s Property | 6:00 pm
We are going to be having a YA picnic at the Brophy’s again this year to kickoff the summer! On July 1 at 6:00 pm, we will gather at 3655 Church Rd in McGregor for a fun evening of swimming, fishing, and hanging out with our Young Adult Community! We’d love for you and your family to join us as we grill burgers but we need you to rsvp here. We will also be asking for our YA classes to bring a side, dessert, or fruit to share…be watching our Instagram and Facebook pages for more details. Sign up here if you plan to come.

Refocus Marriage Event for Young Adults | July 18, 25, Aug 1, 8, 15 | The Venue
The Refocus Marriage Event will be on Wednesday nights at 6:00 pm in The Venue starting on July 18 and will meet for five weeks. The purpose is to help our Married Young Adults to Refocus on their relationship with their spouse. Byron and Carla Weathersbee and Wayne and Linda Slay are scheduled to lead us in conversations about communication, conflict resolution, and different aspects of intimacy over our five weeks together.

Each week we will meet in The Venue for about 45 minutes of teaching and discussion before each couple is encouraged to go out on a date. We will provide childcare until 8:30 pm for those who rsvp by signing up through the app or online. So if you are married and want to invest in your marriage by refocusing on some key aspects to the relationship, we would love to have you join us July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8, and August 15…even if you can’t make every gathering, join us when you can. Your marriage is worth it!

Concert of Prayer and Worship | July 26 | The Venue
All are invited to a night of guided prayer and worship in The Venue on Thursday, July 26. Starts at 7:00 pm. For more information, contact Art Wellborn at awellborn@firstwoodway.org.

The Table | Check back in the fall for more dates
What is The Table?
One of the things we have heard throughout the years is that the Church universal has been losing the battle to engage the Millennial generation…our hope is to reverse that trend by inviting them to The Table! We will speak directly to some of the issues and questions that many in this generation have about faith, truth, and doubts. We will have a great opportunity to worship together and have a short time of teaching before gathering together behind The Venue for food and conversations in a new outdoor area we are creating. We will have childcare available for kindergarten and younger. Please rsvp for childcare to Terri at tjones@firstwoodway.org. For questions, please contact Ronny at rhiggins@firstwoodway.org.

We are always looking to find ways to get our people involved in serving the body of First Woodway. Here are some ways that you can do that:

Welcome Team
Are you friendly? Do you like to smile? Do you like helping people? Then we would love for you to ask more about our Welcome Team Ministry. We have multiple areas that we are building up in order to make sure that we host both our guests and our members well each Sunday! Here are the teams that we have:

Golf Carts
we have a big parking lot and lots of traffic in it, so we would love to offer safe and convenient rides to our church familyWRed Wagon Team: parents of young kids often have their hands full with diaper bags as they try to wrangle their little ones through the parking lot into the church, and we want to help. This team will go out into the designated lot for “families with small children” and offer rides for the kids into the building or just offer to take in bags so that the parents have an easier walk into the church!

Kid’s Min Greeters
Once families get into the building, we want to make sure that they feel welcomed and taken care of…that’s what Kid’s Min Greeters are all about! We help our guests get checked in on our system and then help them find classrooms for their little ones.

Greeter Team
These are our people standing in strategic locations to make sure that everyone who walks into our building is greeted with a smile, a handshake, and a statement that says no matter who you are, how your morning has gone, or what you did on Saturday night, we are so glad you are here!

Welcome Desk
This team’s main purpose is to be Information Central! If you have a question about which class would be a good fit for you, where do the kids go for their classes, what time are the services, or any number of other questions…this is the team you go to!

This group is the one who walks our guests to the locations that the Welcome Desk points them to…in other words, this group helps to make sure we don’t have anyone wandering the halls looking for where they are supposed to be!

Kids’ Ministry
Our Children’s Ministry has been an integral part of our church and as the church grows and as we reach young families, that means that we are always looking for more volunteers to serve as teachers, helpers, greeters, or just an extra pair of hands. You can view the Kingdom Kids Get Involved Guide which describes in detail each ministry or event and how you can serve.

We will be looking at putting together some mission opportunities for Young Adults to be a part of in the days ahead…some of those will be local, some will be family oriented, and some will be international. Be watching for more information as we try to live out Acts 1:8 by engaging our city, state, country, and world!

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” -Acts 1:8


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