Arrows & the Arts
Feb
2
6:30 PM18:30

Arrows & the Arts

Parents! Enjoy a night out to be refreshed while your children (Kindergarten-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, fashion design, 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 who are in Preschool and under. This event will occur the first Friday of every month through June.

Cost: $5 per child.

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3rd Annual Super Bowl Party
Feb
4
6:15 PM18:15

3rd Annual Super Bowl Party

Each year, we host a Super Bowl Party, and each year it is better than the last! Hang out with us for the evening and bring your favorite 2-liter drink and an optional dessert. As always, we will have a hot chili cook-off! So if you've got a killer chili recipe, this is your opportunity to showcase it! Contestants, arrive at 6 pm to enter. results will be announced at half time. There will be plenty of activities for kids (bounce house and games)! 

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Partnership Class
Feb
18
6:00 PM18:00

Partnership Class

We want to help you connect, understand, and contribute as much as you desire! We will teach you our core beliefs, help you connect and experience God, and give you a chance to serve others. We would love for you to become a WSF partner!

Partnership Class will take place on Sunday, February 18 at 6pm in Prayer Room. For more information, contact Heather Wood at hwood@wsfirst.com or 336-759-7517. 

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Legacy Spring Carnival
Mar
23
6:00 PM18:00

Legacy Spring Carnival

The Legacy group will enjoy an evening filled with carnival games to provide fun and fellowship. Everyone is encouraged to bring a dish to share with the BBQ provided by WSF. Get those legs moving for a fun time of laughter and prizes!! 

6pm // Central Foyer

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The Burn: 6 Hours of Prayer
Jan
19
to Jan 20

The Burn: 6 Hours of Prayer

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, January 19 // 7pm // Auditorium

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WSF Kids Clubhouse
Jan
14
10:30 AM10:30

WSF Kids Clubhouse

We appreciate all of our WSF volunteers, so we are launching a space specific for you and your children! We know that Sundays can be long and hard on kids who stay for two services while their parents volunteer, so we have created the WSF Kids Clubhouse! This will be a place solely for kids from Kindergarten through 5th grade who are attending both services while their parents are volunteering somewhere on the campus. We will have fun fames, a bouncy house, arts/crafts, video games, snacks, etc.

When: 11am service (approx. 10:30am-1:00pm)

Where: FMC Gym

Who: Kids of volunteers

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WSF Kids Launch
Jan
14
9:00 AM09:00

WSF Kids Launch

As many of you know, our kids area has been undergoing renovations for a fresh, revamped look! On Sunday, January 14 we will have the official launch of our WSF Kids ministry. On this day, we will also open the WSF Kids Clubhouse. We can't wait!

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Christmas for the City
Dec
21
4:00 PM16:00

Christmas for the City

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 21 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.

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Elwood & Glenna's Christmas Party
Dec
17
6:00 PM18:00

Elwood & Glenna's Christmas Party

Mark your calendars! Elwood & Glenna's Christmas Party will be on Sunday, December 17. This is a church-wide event so bring all your friends and family to this fun-packed night! We will begin at 6pm in the Central Foyer.

There will be hay rides, hot cocoa, face painting, balloon animals, and more! Don't forget to grab family or friends to participate in the PJ Contest. We have an awesome prize in store for the winners! The highlight of the night will be with Pastors Elwood & Glenna reading the Christmas Story to the kids. Don't miss this party!

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Date Nite
Dec
15
6:30 PM18:30

Date Nite

Enjoy a night out with your spouse and let our childcare professionals care for your kids! Date Nite occurs on Friday, November 17 this month. Reservations are required by the Tuesday prior to Date Nite. Cost is $5 per child / $15 maximum. Register by clicking on the button below.

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Christmas Gift Mart
Dec
12
4:00 PM16:00

Christmas Gift Mart

The Brownsboro Christmas Party & Gift Mart provides the Brownsboro community with an opportunity to purchase gifts for their children at a very affordable price. Please donate your "gently used" toys by dropping off in the West Foyer on December 3rd and 10th. We will serve chili and hot chocolate and project a movie for the children while the parents shop. To volunteer, click on the button below.

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Unproduction
Dec
10
9:00 AM09:00

Unproduction

Next week, don't miss the adorable rendition of the Christmas Story performed by our own WSF kids. It is completely unproduced, so be prepared to laugh until your stomach hurts! If your child (preschool - 5th grade) would like to participate, please email brittany.rogers@wsfirst.com.

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Baby Dedications
Dec
3
11:00 AM11:00

Baby Dedications

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, December 3 during the 11 am worship service. Register online today by clicking the button below.

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Angel Tree
Nov
19
9:00 AM09:00

Angel Tree

Angel Tree is a program of PrisonFellowship® that serves incarcerated parents by providing a pathway for strengthening and restoring their relationships with their children and families. 

Angel Tree allows WSFirst an opportunity to share Christ's love with the families of prisoners. Angel Tree Christmas connects parents in prison with their children through the delivery of Christmas gifts given on the parent’s behalf.

WSFirst Volunteers provide a Christmas party where presents are given to the children with a loving message from the incarcerated parent, and WSFirst also gets a chance to share the greatest gift of all—the Good News of Jesus Christ.

How to get involved:

Volunteers - We are currently looking for volunteers to be a part of the party on the 9th! WSF will host the Angel Tree Party to distribute the gifts that have been purchased by WSF members to the children selected by Prison Fellowship. The party will start at 10am in our FMC Dining Room. We need volunteers to help gather gifts, decorate tables, distribute food, and care for the families who attend. Volunteers will need to be on campus at 8:30am and plan to stay until all the clean up is completed around 12:30. If you are interested in being a part of this annual serving opportunity. Email: jhenson@wsfirst.com

Give a gift - On Sunday, November 12 we will have a Christmas Tree set up in the West Foyer for you to be able to go in, pick up a tag, and get a gift for one of the children. Gifts need to be wrapped and returned to the church with the angel by Sunday, December 3. The Angel Tree Party will be December 9.

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Thanksgiving Outreach
Nov
19
9:00 AM09:00

Thanksgiving Outreach

Thanksgiving Distribution - WSF will deliver 250 Thanksgiving meals to families of need. WSF families will go to the East Foyer to pick up boxes for delivery after the first and second service. WSF families can help with the purchase of the meal by texting "Thanksgiving" to 336-793-0397. Any amount will help with the effort.

Build a Box - WSF Volunteers will gather on Saturday, November 18th from 10am-1pm to place the groceries in the boxes and prepare the East Foyer for the Sunday Launch to deliver the food. If you would like to bring your family and work together to help prepare the Thanksgiving meal, sign up below.

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Sadie Robertson: Live Original Tour
Nov
5
7:00 PM19:00

Sadie Robertson: Live Original Tour

Join us on Sunday, November 5 at 7pm for the Live Original Tour with Sadie Robertson, along with some of her guests: John Luke Robertson, Anthem Lights, Chris McClarney of Jesus Culture, Steven Malcolm, and Hollyn. Sadie brings a message of encouragement, and challenges students and young adults to live with purpose. For more information or to purchase tickets, click on the button below.

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Brownsboro: Trunk 'r Treat
Oct
31
7:00 PM19:00

Brownsboro: Trunk 'r Treat

In order to provide a safe place for children during Halloween, WSF volunteers will host a "Trunk 'r Treat" party in the parking lot of the Colony Apartments on Brownsboro Road.

Volunteers can serve in three ways:

  1. Bring candy for the give away - Candy can be dropped off at WSF Office from Oct 22-30th.
  2. Prepare and serve the meal
  3. And prepare your trunk with a carnival type game so children can have fun together with their parents.

Click on the button below to sign up.

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Kari Jobe Tour
Oct
6
7:00 PM19:00

Kari Jobe Tour

If you're wondering if the rumors are true about Kari Jobe coming to WSF on her tour, let us put your mind at ease–because she is! We are so excited to be hosting Kari Jobe and Premier Productions on Friday, October 6. You can purchase your tickets by clicking on the button below. 

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She. Conference 2017
Sep
9
9:00 AM09:00

She. Conference 2017

We believe that women, especially when united, are a powerful force with great impact in our world. When we lay aside our differences and focus on the things that unite us, anything with God is possible.

Our She. Conference provides women an opportunity to participate in an environment that exposes them to the goodness of God, invites them to join in His kingdom work, and saturates them in an empowering culture that celebrates women …all the while having a lot of fun along the way!

At the She. Conference 2017, you can expect to hear from gifted communicators who are anointed with a message for you, engage in powerful worship, be refreshed, and of course, build new friendships!

 

Details

Date: Saturday, September 9

Time: 9am-4pm

Cost: $25 (T-shirt and lunch included) - Childcare will be available for an additional cost.

Moms registered for childcare, please note:
Lunches are not provided for children. Please bring a packed lunch. Tables and chairs will be available in East Foyer to feed your children.

Deadline: Wednesday, September 6

 

Schedule

9am - Registration begins

9:30am - Opening Session

10:45am - Breakout Session 1

12pm - Lunch

1pm - Breakout Session 2

2pm - Closing Session

 

Breakout Sessions

1. Step Parenting Ain't for Wimps - Encouragement for the ups and downs of step-parenting.

2. Tough Love & Teenagers - Come learn what teens really need from their parents.

3. Creativity in Worship - Uncover the God-given creative potential inside of you.

4. Being a Christ Follower in the Workplace - How to let Christ’s light shine in dark places.

5. Single Mom’s Connection - A time to meet and connect with other single mom’s and be encouraged by women who have walked this path.

6. Spending is Fun, But Saving is Better - Think about the future and money with wisdom and insight.

7. Dig Deep - Learn to dig deeper in your personal time with God.

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Just One Sunday
Aug
27
11:00 AM11:00

Just One Sunday

Don’t miss Sunday, August 27 as Pastor Mike shares exciting vision for WSF! This day will be structured differently.

  • At 9am, we will have unplugged worship, followed by a Q&A with Mike Messner where our congregation can ask questions they have about future matters here at WSF.
  • At 11am, Pastor Mike will bring an important message.
  • After the 11am service, all members are encouraged to stay to vote on specific matters of the church. We encourage you to attend all of the events this day, but we definitely want you to be at our 11am service to hear this fresh vision!

*Childcare Updates for this day*

There will be no Zone services during the 9am service. This is for ages 3-10. Nursery will still be available. 

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Fill a Backpack!
Aug
17
5:00 PM17:00

Fill a Backpack!

The Brownsboro Community Backpack & School Supply Drive is happening now through Thursday, August 17. Pick up a flyer for information at Guest Central. Our goal is to have 275 backpacks filled with supplies. All donations can be dropped off at the WSF Administrative Office during the week or in the West Foyer on Sundays. All proceeds from the sale of backpacks go back into the Brownsboro Community ministry.

The Block Party where the Brownsboro Community will be able to get these supplies for a discounted rate will be on Saturday, August 19. For more details, e-mail Joyce Henson at jhenson@wsfirst.com.

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Lake Life
Jul
29
to Aug 5

Lake Life

Lake Life is an incredible time away from home and distractions for our students to focus their hearts in worship and prayer while also building friendships with other students and our student pastors. Each day is filled with fun activities and ends with a service each night. A few of our activities include swimming, tubing, and kayaking. We hope your student joins us! 

Details:

High School

Dates: Tuesday, August 1 - Saturday, August 5

 

 

 

 

Middle School

Dates: Saturday, July 29 - Monday, July 31

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Brownsboro Rd. Summer Cafe
Jul
6
11:30 AM11:30

Brownsboro Rd. Summer Cafe

Brownsboro Summer Café is off to a great start! We need volunteers to serve food, lead learning activity stations, set-up/pack-up, and prayer partners. The event will take place from 11:30am-1:30pm on Brownsboro Road. To volunteer, e-mail WDixon@LoveOutLoudWS.com.

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The Burn: 24 Hours of Prayer & Worship
Jun
23
to Jun 24

The Burn: 24 Hours of Prayer & Worship

Winston-Salem First has the privilege of hosting The Burn W-S this June! The Burn 24/7 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 12 to 100 hours of nonstop of worship and prayer at least once per month. Come worship with us anytime. We will kick off the night at 7pm!

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WSF Team Night
May
7
5:00 PM17:00

WSF Team Night

Are you a part of a Volunteer Team at WSF? Thinking about joining a team? If so, come join us for an exciting night of investment and community building on Sunday, May 7. 

Registration is now closed. We encourage you to still come and be a part of this night, we just won't be able to offer dinner and childcare to you.

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