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Thank you from Linda Ward

Dear Friends, Thank you so much for making my retirement celebration so special for me, my guests and all who attended. The signed quilt was a wonderful idea and a great way to remind me of all who were part of this special day. And imagine the fun I will have telling my non-WHBC friends [...]

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Education – April 2016

Christ is risen. He is risen indeed! What a wonderful affirmation of our faith. What a wonderful reason to give thanks to God. The heart of our faith rests upon Christ’s resurrection. I would also like to express appreciation to all who had a part in making our Lenten season so meaningful this year. The [...]

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The Women’s Discipleship Class resumes Tuesday, April 12 and Sunday, April 17 in the Hospitality Center. The Bible Study will be “Breathe” by Priscilla Shirer. We are in bondage to busyness. We constantly strive to complete the limitless to-do lists that hinder us from experiencing all that God has for us. We miss the moments [...]

Education : Feb 2016

“Saved and Called to be the Light of the World” is our Lenten theme for 2016. Lent begins early this year with Ash Wednesday on February 10. Our Lenten Devotional Booklets will be available Sunday, February 7 and Tuesday Lenten Lunches begin February 16th. There will also be opportunity for everyone to help with two [...]

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Education : December 2015

Can you imagine there is anyone who does not enjoy receiving a gift? Certainly we appreciate the gift itself, but the time, effort and caring the giver invests makes the gift even more special. As we now transition from the season of Thanksgiving to that of Advent, I would like to share some of the [...]

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Women’s Discipleship Classes Here and Now...There and Then by Beth Moore is an 11-session lecture series on the book of Revelation. Beth presents many points of view, allowing women to decide for themselves when the interpretation varies among scholars. She teaches that God is as specific about what He does reveal as He is about [...]

Education : November 2015

It does not seem possible that we are now entering the holiday season. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for reflecting on the many blessings we enjoy as a part of God’s family. Certainly our individual lives are blessed because of our relationship with him. Let me encourage you to use this month to express your [...]

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Education : October 2015

September has been a wonderful and busy month for our church. I am grateful for the very positive response to our  honoring our newest members. Approximately 130 people attended this event, enabling us to live out our theme for the day, “The People of God.” It was a pleasure to introduce our new members, and [...]

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All adults are invited to our Church-wide Fellowship Breakfast on Sunday, September 13 beginning at 8:45 AM. Help us kick-off the new church program year as we recognize new members who have joined during the past twelve months. Our theme for the day is “WHBC Family of God.” Our emphasis will be the introduction of [...]

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Sunday and Tuesday classes, led by Gail Jenner, will begin by delving into the various world religions with Adam Hamilton, a well known Methodist minister, who many in our classes have grown to appreciate for his sound teachings on tough topics. The title of his book is Christianity & World Religions. The schedule is Sunday, [...]

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Education : July/August 2015

This is an exciting time of transition in the life of our church. The challenges that come with such times call for the best fr om each of us. It provides an opportunity for all to exercise that basic Baptist doctrine of the ministry of the laity. Every Christian is cal led to minister. As [...]

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Education : May 2015

May is the month we traditionally recognize the leaders of our adult Christian education ministry. Recognition Weekend will be May 16-17. All Adult Bible Study teachers and discipleship leaders are invited to my home for our Fellowship Meal on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Each of these leaders will be recognized the following morning in our [...]

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Education : April 2015

This year’s Lenten season is nearing the end as we anticipate the joy of Christ’s resurrection. I believe this was a meaningful time for members and friends of our church family as we spent time reflecting on our lives and our relationship with God. I am especially grateful to the members of our Adult Christian [...]

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Education : March 2015

We have now entered into the season of Lent. This can be a very meaningful season of the church if taken seriously. Think of Lent as “spring cleaning” for our hearts and minds in preparation for Easter. We all need focused time for self-examination, confession and repentance. During Lent, we give special attention to the [...]

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Education : February 2015

Ash Wednesday on February 18 marks the beginning of the Lenten season. Members of the Adult Christian Education team (Dan and Susan Gaske, Margaret Honeycutt, Radine Kline, Pete Parks and Linda Ward) are again planning several opportunities to help us engage in this very important season in the church year. These opportunities include the following: [...]

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