Our Unique Family Ministry

Mission Statement:  Inspiring and equipping unique families of all shapes, sizes, color & gender to thrive in our complex world by providing them knowledge, support, affirmation, community, and fellowship.

We have developed a Unique Family Ministry at WCC.  Broadly, this ministry offers support to all families, including folks thinking about becoming a family, whether traditional or unique.  This is another meaningful way in which WCC can inspire the world with the inclusive love of Jesus. This ministry is led by Karen Jacques.

UFM Group Meeting (Monthly)
This group is big tent and open to anyone who has interest in developing and growing any of the ministries below. This group meets the first Tuesday of the month in the Piper Library at 7:00 p.m.  Contact: Karen Jacques, ajacques@mchsi.com.

•  Blended Families
•  Divorce Care
•  Single Parents
•  Adoption/Foster Care
•  LGBTQ

Stepfamilies Support & Socialize (Meets Quarterly TBD)
Join our Stepfamilies Support & Socialize Group which meets each season for fun!
Inquire about each seasonal gathering or event.   All are welcome!!!

Smart Stepfamily Study
Blended Stepfamily Program
For individual adults or couples
Sundays, January 6-February 24
10:15-11:45 a.m., King Parlor
Fee: $30. Scholarships are available; contact Rustin Comer for information.
Click here to register online.
•   Do your kids go between two homes?
•   Dating and thinking about becoming a blended family?
•   Divorced and your ex is dating or remarried and your kids are experiencing a blended family?
•   Perhaps you’ve become a bonus grandparent?

In our study (for individuals adults or couples) we’ll offer ways to navigate the complexities of Stepfamily living. Through 8 engaging sessions you will learn useable solutions for everyday living and glean insight and practical tips for becoming a Smart Step Family.
Due to class content, materials and time, class size is limited. Please register early to reserve your spot in this class. 

Blended & Blessed Event (Spring TBD 2019)
Blended & Blessed is an event for stepfamily couples, single parents, dating couples with kids, and those who care about blended families. 

Join hundreds of sites around the globe as we unpack 5 keys that are crucial to healthy stepfamily marriages.  

With some of today’s most trusted and respected stepfamily experts, Blended & Blessed will challenge, inspire, and encourage you.

If you are part of a stepfamily, or know someone who is, this is a can’t-miss opportunity!  

 

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