Episode 37: This is Wildwood! Following Jesus into Worship with Worship Pastor Greg Hill

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Episode 37: This is Wildwood! Following Jesus into Worship with Worship Pastor Greg Hill
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Here at Wildwood we are For Following Jesus Together Into Worship For the Glory of God! This week we welcome our worship pastor Greg Hill onto the podcast to talk about what it means to worship God and how specifically we do that here at Wildwood. Greg describes worship as “worshiping the Lord with all that we are for all that He is”. Amen, He is a great God and He is worthy to be worshiped for all that He is with our whole heart, mind, soul and strength! There are a lot of serving opportunities which Greg will mention in the podcast and he would love to talk with anyone more about them! Enjoy the episode!

To contact Greg you can email him at: greghill@wildwoodchurch.org for any questions!

 

Episode 36: This is Wildwood! For the Next Generation with Abe Mahner our Student Pastor (6th-12th grade)

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Episode 36: This is Wildwood! For the Next Generation with Abe Mahner our Student Pastor (6th-12th grade)
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Here at Wildwood we are For the Next Generation Following Jesus Together For the Glory of God! One specific way we do this is with out Student Ministry! For this week’s podcast, welcome on Abe Mahner our student pastor! Abe serves as the student pastor for students ranging from 6th-12th grades here in Norman. Join us as we discuss with Abe the ins and outs of being a servant leader here at Wildwood’s Student Ministry.

To learn more about student ministry at Wildwood click this link: https://wildwoodchurch.org/ministries/students/

Episode 35: This is Wildwood! Following Jesus on Mission with Tom Brewster from Christian Hands in Action (CHIA)

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Episode 35: This is Wildwood! Following Jesus on Mission with Tom Brewster from Christian Hands in Action (CHIA)
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At Wildwood we believe one of the ways we grow in our faith in God and love for others is by following Jesus on mission. For this week’s podcast we had Tom Brewster who has been working with CHIA for 10 years! CHIA’s mission is to make disciples of all nations and taking part in the Great Commission given in Matthew 28:18-20. Check out how CHIA and Tom take part in making disciples in our latest episode!

Here is a link to learn more about CHIA and Tom’s Ministry: https://www.chiamissions.org

If you have an interest in going on Wildwood’s mission trip to Mexico with CHIA in June 2023, email our director of Global Outreach Kevin Bradford at profkevin@hotmail.com.

Episode 34: This is Wildwood! For the Community with Bryce Bouchard from Navigators

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Episode 34: This is Wildwood! For the Community with Bryce Bouchard from Navigators
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At Wildwood we are For the Community Following Jesus Together to the Glory of God. One way we do this is with our local outreach partners! This week we had Bryce Bouchard who has been working with The Navigators for 28 years! Since the ministry began in 1933, the Navigators shares the gospel of Jesus Christ and helps people from all over the world grow in their relationship with Him through discipleship, creating spiritual generations of believers. Furthermore, Bryce created Noblemen Ministries which is a 12-week discipleship program that gives men the impetus to learn and live out their influence for God’s Kingdom. Check out what Bryce has to say in our latest episode!

Here is a link to learn more about the Navigators and the Noblemen Ministries: https://www.navigators.org/blog/men-who-change-the-world/

Episode 33: This is Wildwood! For the Church with Wildwood’s Interns

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Episode 33: This is Wildwood! For the Church with Wildwood's Interns
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At Wildwood we are For the Church Following Jesus Together to the Glory of God. One way we do this is with our internship program! This year we have six interns serving in different areas of the church. On today’s episode, we sit down with all six of the interns as they discuss where they are serving, why they said yes to the internship program, and what they are looking forward to with the internship! Here are the interns and a description of where they are serving (in order of the picture):

Erin Gawne (College Intern), Hannah Gaines (Children’s Intern), Jacob Wood (Student Intern), Lauren Blashock (Student Intern), Madeline Berryhill (Adult’s Intern), Myles Chandler (Pastoral Intern)

 

 

 

Episode 32: This is Wildwood! For the Nations with Compassion International

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Global Outreach Director Kevin Bradford and Pastor Mark Robinson walking the streets of Lagoa de Sao Francisco after “Opening Day” at the church and Compassion Center there.

At Wildwood we are For the Nations Following Jesus Together with us to the Glory of God.  One of the expressions of this movement is our involvement in the church plant and Compassion Center in Lagoa de Sao Francisco, Brazil.  Last Sunday (January 23, 2022), Global Outreach Director Kevin Bradford and I shared an update of how this project is going (now 3 years since it began!)

If you are interested in sponsoring one of the children in this center who are still in need of sponsorship, visit compassion.com/wildwood to find out more.

Episode 31: This is Wildwood! For the Community with the CarePortal

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For the Community with Lisa Goering … volunteer coordinating opportunities for Wildwood with the CarePortal

At Wildwood, we are For the Community following Jesus together to the glory of God.  This means we desire for our church to reach out in love and invite the people of Norman and Cleveland County to follow Jesus with us.  One of the ministries at Wildwood that God uses to help us love our community well is the Care Portal.  On today’s episode, we talk with Lisa Goering, a volunteer who helps Wildwood be connected with the Care Portal.  Listen to find out more about how you can help be the hands and feet of Jesus to children in the foster system in Oklahoma.

NOTE:  To find out more about the Care Portal click here.

Episode 30: This is Wildwood! For the Church with Julie Farthing

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Julie Farthing volunteers at “The Well”

At Wildwood, we are For the Church following Jesus together to the glory of God.  This means we desire for all Wildwood members to be growing in their relationship with Jesus Christ.  One of the ministries at Wildwood that God uses to help young mom’s walk with Jesus is “The Well.”  On today’s episode, we talk with one of the volunteers at “The Well” – Julie Farthing – who talks about this ministry and her experience with it.

NOTE:  To find out more about “The Well” click here.

 

Episode 29: This is Wildwood! For the Nations with Bill Jankowski and Operation Christmas Child

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Episode 29: This is Wildwood! For the Nations with Bill Jankowski and Operation Christmas Child
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Wildwood member Bill Jankowski helped our congregation connect with the Operation Christmas Child program this year.

At Wildwood we are “For the Nations” following Jesus together to the glory of God.  This value takes on many applications at Wildwood … one of which was our participation in the Operation Christmas Child program this year.  In all, Wildwood members contributed 283 shoeboxes full of gifts to be sent to children around the world.  Praise God!  In today’s episode, Wildwood member and volunteer Bill Jankowski tells us a bit more about this program.

To find out more about Wildwood’s Global Outreach, click here.

Episode 28: This is Wildwood! For the Next Generation with our Interns

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At Wildwood we are “For the Next Generation” following Jesus together to the glory of God.  Not only do we pour into children, middle/high school students, and college students, but also we see a strategic opportunity to raise up the next generation of leaders.  For the 2021-22 school year, we are proud to introduce a class of 4 interns who will be serving in our children, student, and college ministries:  Jack Bennington, Cici McDonald, Hannah Gaines, and Chanae Abernethy.  Join me in welcoming them to the team … and enjoy this episode where you hear more from each them as they look forward to the year ahead.

  • To learn more about our children’s ministry, click here.
  • To learn more about our student ministry, click here.
  • To learn more about our college ministry, click here.