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Summer Son! Youth Girls’ Retreat

Silhouetted girl on pier
It’s new… and it will be awesome! Summer Son! is an overnight retreat for middle and high school girls. And here’s the cool part: it will be led by two of our own youth girls, Katherine Little and Casey Davis. The retreat will be based on the Christian material Lies Girls Believe.
 
Others tell us all sorts of lies about who we are. Jesus sees us in a different light! Let’s get together and talk about that.
 
The retreat will be held at Heather Simmons’ house. Stay tuned for details, but go ahead and sign up by emailing caseyedavis52@gmail.com. Hope you can come!
 
 

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Youth Pool Party

Pool water with beach ball
Summer’s flying by, and we’ve gotta have a pool party before it ends! Join us on Sunday, Aug. 4, from 6:00 – 8:30PM at the home of the Brysons (5744 Heatherstone Dr., Raleigh — Don’t let the address throw you; it’s just a few minutes from Woodhaven.)
 
We’ll provide the hot dogs. You can bring a sweet or salty side and a towel. Family members welcomed. Please sign up so we know how many dogs to throw on the grill! Contact Sonya Davis for more details.
 

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Summer at the Strattons’

Table Setting with text
Only three sessions left! Youth in grades 7-12, head to the Strattons’ house for weekly casual hangout time this summer. We’ll have dinner together, followed by a Bible study and social time. There’s no charge for dinner, but youth may help in the preparation!
 
We’ll meet on TUESDAYS from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m., from June 18 – August 20. We will not meet on June 25 because of Vacation Bible School.
Friends are welcomed. Sign up below for as many nights as you can attend. We just need a head count by the prior Sunday.
 
The address is 149 Cairns Drive, Fuquay-Varina. If transportation is a problem, please indicate that when you sign up so Youth Council can help!
 
 

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Woodhaven Family Movie Night

Starry night with lion silhouette
Friends, family and the community are invited to come on over for Woodhaven Family Movie Night on Friday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Mobley Courtyard (behind the sanctuary at Woodhaven). We’ll show the original “Lion King” and have games on the lawn, as well as popcorn and popsicles. No charge for the event, but bring your own blanket or chairs. And don’t forget your friends and family! And, don’t worry, if the weather doesn’t cooperate, we’ll move indoors.

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Youth Splash Day

Photo of Emerald Pointe Water Park in Greensboro, NC
Let’s make a splash on an all-day trip to Emerald Pointe Water Park in Greensboro! Woodhaven 7th – 12th graders are invited to join us on Saturday, July 13, for lazy river, wave pool and water chutin’ fun!

TICKETS

Sign up by Tuesday, July 9, so we can plan for transportatioin and chaperones. There are several options for purchasing your ticket:
  • Bring $30 in cash to the church office by Tuesday, July 9; include youth’s name with the payment. (An adult chaperone will get these discounted tickets in advance through the State Employees’ Credit Union.)
  • Purchase your youth’s ticket online from Emerald Pointe at a discounted rate. (Tickets are $42.99 or less depending on how far in advance you purchase them.)
  • Pay for your ticket in cash ($45.99) at the door.

SCHEDULE

Meet at Woodhaven at 8:00 a.m. to carpool. We’ll eat lunch at the picnic tables outside the park. We’ll stop for fast food on the way home, and we’ll aim to return to church by 8:00 p.m.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Ticket money ($45.99 cash) or an online ticket voucher — if youth have not paid $30 to the church office by July 9
  • Money for fast food dinner and $2 for parking/gas (to offset chaperones’ expenses)
  • Water bottle
  • Lunch in a small cooler or lunchbox with an icepack (Avoid mayonnaise, dairy products, and other heat sensitive foods.)
  • Swimsuit
  • Sunscreen
  • Change of clothes, if needed
  • Towel

SIGN UP – YOUTH & CHAPERONES

The deadline to sign up is Tuesday, July 9. Use the link below. We hope you can come for some mid-summer fun!
Parents, we’ll need some adult chaperones for transportation and supervision! Don’t worry — you can choose to splash with the youth or just watch poolside. Sign up below if you can help.
 

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Hot dog! It’s Christmas in July!

Red checkered background with hot dog and treble clef
Christmas is coming? Yes! The Woodhaven worship choir will soon be learning the Christmas cantata “Heaven’s Child”… and will present the musical message this fall at Carnegie Hall in New York City under the direction of the composer himself, Pepper Choplin. (In December, the choir will share the cantata with our Woodhaven community, too.)
 
Here’s where you come in. We need your support for the trip! Join us for a special Christmas in July evening on Sunday, July 14, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. here at Woodhaven Baptist Church. Tap your toes to the bluegrass sounds of the Kudzu Ramblers, and enjoy dinner and fellowship. Friends, neighbors and community members are welcomed. Nothing says Christmas more than bluegrass, right?
Tickets are $10 per person, with a “family cap” at $40. Children ages 10 and under are free. Please register online, and pay at the event.
Bluegrass band
 
Can’t make it on July 14? You can still help the choir with the expenses for the trip. Mail checks to: Woodhaven Baptist Church, 4000 Kildaire Farm Rd., Apex, NC 27539. Note “Carnegie Hall Trip” on your check.
 

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Salamanders Faith and Family Night

Holly Springs Salamanders logo on grass field
Hey, Youth! Let’s kick off the first day of summer with a classic welcome to our new middle schoolers! While many of our youth and parents are away on the ASP Mission Trip, this is a great opportunity for those of us back home to get to know each other, especially our rising 6th & 7th graders. Friends and family members are welcomed!
 
Come cheer on the Holly Springs Salamanders at Ting Park on Friday, June 21. Tickets are $9.75/person (under the roof seating). Bring extra money for the peanuts, Cracker Jacks and other concessions. Meet at the Front Gate at 6:30 p.m. (Game starts at 7 p.m.) The address is 1151 N Main Street, Holly Springs.
 
We need your RSVP by WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19 in order to reserve a block of tickets. Contact Carol Clark at 919-576-5174 with any questions.
 

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Position Available

Seeking Associate Pastor of Youth & Young Adults

Position Available
Woodhaven Baptist Church located in Apex, NC, is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor of Youth & Young Adults to disciple Gen Z (with a dash of Millennials sprinkled in) in their relationship with God and empower them with the tools to grow and mature their faith and understanding of God.
 
Specifically, the person is responsible for middle school (grades 6-8), high school (grades 9-12) and young adult (ages 18-29) ministries, including Bible study, small groups, mission experiences, and special events. This involves engaging church leaders in developing, planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating a ministry with and for these age groups in support of the vision and objectives of the church.
 
The position functions within a church staff team environment and is supervised by the Senior Pastor. A full job description is available below. Candidates interested in this position should submit a cover letter and resume by June 21, 2019, to dave@woodhaven.org.
 

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Get Ready for VBS!

ROAR VBS logo on giraffe photo
Are you ready to ROAR?! Woodhaven loves Vacation Bible School! Believe it or not, it’s time to sign up. Children ages 3 – rising grade 6 can experience an epic African adventure for five nights: Sunday, June 23 – Thursday, June 27, from 6 – 8 p.m.
VBS will be held at Woodhaven Baptist Church, 4000 Kildaire Farm Rd., Apex, NC. Children will be divided into groups with awesome adult “safari” leaders. Each night includes Bible stories, hands-on crafts and music activities, recreation and snacks — all surrounded by sounds and sights of African wildlife.
At Roar!, kids will explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that carries them through this wild life. To register, click the link below.

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Easter Sunday

Wake up and worship with us on Easter! We’ll serve you breakfast at 8:15 a.m. in our Fellowship Hall, followed by a celebration in our courtyard (weather permitting) where we will “flower the Cross.” We’ll have Bible study for all ages at 9:10 a.m. — our greeters can help you find your way. Easter Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. The service will include our adult choir and brass ensemble. Childcare is provided for infants through third graders. Everyone is welcomed!

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