The Christmas For the City Gift Mart provides an opportunity for parents to purchase, in a store-type setting, new and like new toys and gifts for their children (including tween and teens) at greatly reduced prices. Families who shop at the Gift Mart are referred to us through the non-profits with whom we partner.
We are excited to be hosting Watoto Children’s Choir yet again! This organization has traveled extensively since 1994, sharing a message of hope for Africa’s most vulnerable children and women. On almost every day of the year, the choir is performing somewhere in the world. Join us Sunday, December 16 during both of our services as these awesome kids lead us in the message of hope in Jesus!
Love Out Loud exists to bring the Winston-Salem community together to be the hands and feet of Jesus in the city. Come celebrate the Christmas season with LOL on Thursday, December 20 from 4-9pm for a huge Christmas Party downtown at the Benton Convention Center. There will be music, fun activities for the kids, and so much more. And, most importantly, join us in loving God and loving people.
This is a special time for families to gather as parents dedicate their child to the Lord. One of our pastors will pray over your child and present you with a certificate of dedication and a special gift for the baby. Baby dedications will be held on Sunday, February 10 during the 11 am worship service. Register online today by clicking the button below.
WSF volunteers are encouraged to help with the Angel Tree Christmas Party. We will meet at the church at 9am and get everything set up for our party at 10am and then finish right at noon. We are looking for folks who want to be the hands and feet of Jesus to help make the party a success! E-mail Joyce at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested!
What happens at the She. Christmas Party stays at the She. Christmas Party. Come prepared to laugh your Santa hat off! And don’t forget your ugly Christmas sweater. Cost is $8. Sign up by clicking on the button below. Bring gently used toys and clothes along with some food pantry items as we will be partnering with City Lights Ministry on this night.
Everyone is invited to get involved in our annual Thanksgiving Outreach by going by West Foyer and picking up a Thanksgiving box to deliver to a family. You will get the specific instructions you need for delivery in the West Foyer. Donate towards a meal ($35 each) by clicking the button below.
Volunteer Packing – November 17th
Join us at the Thanksgiving Outreach packing party Saturday, November 17 from 10am-1pm in the Room 100. We will prepare 250 Thanksgiving boxes for Sunday delivery!
WSF families are encouraged to bring a single-size blanket to the West Foyer any Sunday the month of November. These blankets will be collected by the Cover the City Project to be distributed to the under-resourced and homeless of our community. WS Rescue Mission, Next Step Ministries, City with Dwellings, and the Winston-Salem Police Department will give the blankets out to those in need. We will collect every Sunday in November.
The MAN Event exists to empower and motivate men to live out God's view of manhood and be the best husbands, fathers, and leaders God has called them to be. You will NOT want to miss out on this conference as we train you in "winning the fights of your life."
You are invited to join Pastors Mike and Darla on a 21-day moderate fast in preparation for the release of the 2025 vision. Over the past year, the WSF Board and Staff have been engaged in on-going prayer and vision casting in anticipation of the ways we will impact the people of our city over the next 7 years. Join us in prayer and fasting as we press in to the future God has for WSF!
Starting: Thursday, November 1 Ending: Wednesday, November 21
Volunteers are asked to decorate their car trunk with a game and have candy so we can provide a safe place for the Brownsboro children during Halloween. Please meet at the church at 5pm to travel to Brownsboro. Volunteers will also help in serving a meal to our Brownsboro friends.
The Legacy group will be traveling to Catawba, VA to view the fall foliage. Please make sure you have signed up with Glenna Rakes for a spot on the bus. We will eat lunch at the Home Place Restaurant in Catawba, VA and visit the Ideal Cabinet Shop. Everyone is welcome!
The Passion Band along with Louie Giglio & Travis Greene will be here at WSF for a powerful night in the Lord's presence! The date for this night will be Wednesday, October 17. To purchase tickets, click the button below.
Come and spend a night getting to know us a little better. We will teach you our core beliefs, tell you more about who we are as a church and help you find a place to use your gifts to serve. We would love for you to become a WSF partner! Childcare is available for those who register by the Wednesday prior.
Partnership Night will take place on Sunday, October 14 at 6pm! Contact Heather at email@example.com or 336-759-7517 if you need more info.
We are honored to be hosting Mandisa's Girl Night Live here at WSF on Sunday, October 7. This is an extraordinary evening aimed at strengthening female community. Envisioned to be a night of women encouraging women about matters that affect women, "Girls Night Live Tour" will include music, humor, worship, and prayer. Noted for her vulnerability, the night will end with Mandisa and her friends joining the audience for a personal, encouraging "Girl Chat" and time of ministry.
The Legacy Group will be headed to Kernersville for "A NIght of Talent" sponsored by The Shepherd's Center. The event will be at Main Street United Methodist Church on Main Street-Kernersville. Buses will leave the church at 5PM. Dinner will be at the Olympia Greek Restaurant in Kernersville before the show.
Parents! Enjoy a night out to be refreshed while your children (5 years - 5th Grade) are enriched through creative arts. We will offer different creative outlets that your child can sign up for upon registration. From singing or dancing to photography, art, cake decorating, woodworking, and more, we will have something for your child to be a part of each month. We will end the night with a movie and popcorn. Childcare will be available for children 4 years and under. Cost: $5 per child. Registration will close at midnight of the Wednesday prior to the event.
Cost: $5 per child.
Recreational Miniature Golf League for couples/doubles begins 2nd week of September and continues for 7 weeks. Cost is approximately $7 per person, per week. Schedule for this league is still to be determined based on the availability of those interested. For more information and to register, click on the button below.
WSF, in collaboration with Awake Church and the Love Church, will help with the Back to School Block Party for our Brownsboro Community. Parents can purchase a backpack bundle for an affordable price that includes their WSFCS supply list. We need your help to cook, serve and build relationships with our neighbors. Please come to WSF at 4:30pm to help pack the truck or join us at the Colony Apartments at 5pm.
Colony Apartment Address: 4200 Brownsboro Road.
WSF in collaboration with Awake Church and the Love Church will help with the Back-to-School Block Party for our Brownsboro Community. We need your help collecting backpacks and school supplies. Please drop off any supplies or backpacks you purchase in the WSF foyers. On Tuesday, August 14 at 7pm in Room 100, we will put the backpacks together for the party. Thanks for your help!!
-box of 24 crayons, glue sticks, pack of #2 pencils, box of washable markers, 2 packs of loose leaf paper (wide rule), pencil pouch/zippered or box, 2 composition or spiral books (wide rule), hand sanitizer (travel size), empty backpack
Our Wednesday Growth Groups resume on Wednesday, August 8. Listed below are the groups offered for the month of August. Join us at 7pm!
The Life & Ministry of Andrew – Pastor Elwood
Parenting Helps from Pre-School-Young Adult – Pastors Mike, Darla, Clint & Claire
Young Adults Gathering
Calling all Rising 6th Graders: Join us on Saturday, August 4 from 10am - 3pm. This day will be all about you! We'll gather at the church to pray over each of you as head off to middle school, and then go to Surge Trampoline Park. Lunch will be provided. Parents are invited to be a part of the prayer commissioning. RSVP by Wednesday, August 1 by emailing Brittany at WSFKids@wsfirst.com.
Join us for rafting on the Nantahala River on Saturday, July 21st! Cost: $35 per person. Departing WSFirst at 7:30 am. Returning approximately 8 pm. Chick-fil-a box meals can be purchased for $6 (or you can bring your own lunch). MInimum age to participate is 15 years.
The Burn is a movement of burning hearts all across the globe returning back to their first love and then taking that love to nations. Our core is communities unifying around the Presence of God for "burns" consisting of nonstop of worship and prayer at least once per month at different churches.
This month The Burn will be with us here at WSF. Come soak in the Lord's presence with other believers from the area!
Friday, July 6 - Saturday, July 7 // 7pm // Prayer Room
The Brownsboro Summer Café will touch the Brownsboro Community once per month this summer. On June 21st, we will have a cookout serving food & drinks at Colony Apartments from 4:30-8pm. Second Harvest Food Bank gives us weekend meal packs to pass out to every registered school-age child. We need your help to cook, serve & build relationships with our neighbors. Please come to WSF at 4:30pm to help pack the truck or join us at the Colony Apartments at 5pm. Colony Apartment Address: 4200 Brownsboro Road.
Hosted by Lifestyle Christianity - the ministry of Todd White and supported by area churches, Power & Love is a four-day school designed to ground you in God's true purpose for your life -- to walk in love and impact people everywhere you go as Jesus lives through you! Knowing who you are in relationship to Jesus and what He has done for you is KEY in walking out the Christian life in supernatural power! Join thousands of others who have gained a fresh excitement for living out the everyday Christian life!
New Wednesday Night Growth Groups begin on Wednesday, May 9. Pastors Mike & Clint will be leading a group on Wisdom while Pastors Darla & Claire lead a group on Prayer & the Prophetic. These groups have been so life- giving. Consider jumping in this time around if you haven't already. You won't regret it!