Real Talk: Budgeting workshop September 15, 2018
Tips and tricks on how to create and stay on a budget effectively, along with ways to save money in your everyday life. Worshop is FREE from 9am until 12pm, September 15, 2018. Childcare is available for $10/child with pre-registration required.
Thrive Ministry at Woodcrest exists to help hurting people find hope, healing, and health in Christ by breaking through the emotional barriers and addictive behaviors that keep us from relating fully with God and each other.
Thursdays 6:30pm- 8:30pm on the Columbia campus during our spring and fall semesters. Click INFO/REGISTER for details.
There are times when our lives or our relationships seem to be falling apart. Sometimes you may feel like there is no help for your situation. However, we believe there is hope! We offer you the opportunity to meet with church staff to discuss your situation.
Through this discussion they will help connect you to the community and to resources that can be a bridge to bring hope and healing to your life or relationship.
We offer several marriage classes at Woodcrest that span from premarital to developing stronger relationships to help with troubled marriages to navigating step-families. These classes meet on the Columbia campus during our spring and fall semesters. Click INFO/REGISTER for details
Classes for FPU Woodcrest will start on Tuesday nights at the end of January 2019. Check back in early January for exact dates and registration. Want to start now or don’t live in Columbia? Check out one of the thousands of FPU courses offered around the United States:
The goal of FPU is not just information — we’re looking for transformation. This 9-week video course covers Biblical financial planning principles as taught by Dave Ramsey. This class will change the way you think about money. Learn the importance of and how to save, budget, pay off debt, purchase the right types of insurance, buy a house, save for retirement and more. Change your life… one budget at a time.
Please email Kelly Wright with any questions.
Liberated: God's Desire For Us To Live Free Of Substance Abuse And Guilt is a group of women and men who offer a safe and confidential environment to help each person figure out what it looks like to honor God in their decisions about their use of alcohol or drugs. The group, led by volunteers with extensive experience in both the sobriety and emotional health components of Woodcrest Recovery Ministry, works to provide an environment for discussion, perspective and encouragement. Participation is limited to those who are examining their alcohol or drug use, but participants are not required to declare themselves as addicts or alcoholics, nor does the spiritual nature of our discussions require any profession of faith. This group meets year round on Thursdays at 6:30pm in Room 9.
We live in a busy, noisy world, especially during the Advent and Christmas season. One gift we can give to ourselves is the gift of retreat. Retreat is a spiritual practice where we make space for God. Emilie Griffin writes, "Retreat is a generous commitment to friendship with God." During retreat we practice spiritual disciplines like silence, solitude, teaching, and reflections.
We host an Advent-focused Silence & Solitude Retreat around the first weekend of December each year. Our focus for this retreat will be to prepare our hearts for the Christmas season. The retreat typically begins on a Saturday at 1:00 pm and ends Sunday at 2:00 pm. It is held at the beautiful Lakeview Lodge at Windermere, Lake of the Ozarks.
The Sacred Journey retreats consist of a cohort that meets 8 times together over the span of two years. The retreats will explore the spiritual disciplines of desire, rest, prayer, scripture, known, listen, called and thrive. We also offer “GUEST SPOTS” at each retreat for those unable to commit for the two-year cohort or for those simply wanting to test the waters.