WOC will be simulcasting the Chick-fil-A Leadercast, a one-day leadership event broadcast live from Atlanta, on Friday, May 10th in New Harvest Sanctuary. This year's speakers will include Andy Stanley, John Maxwell, Duke University's Coach K, Condaleezza Rice and many others. Tickets are $65, include a light breakfast and boxed lunch, and are available at Ticket Central and in the church office - you will also receive a coupon for a free sandwich with each ticket you purchase at WOC. Leading in a complex world requires simplicity to cut through the clutter. Join us for the Chick-fil-A Leadercast as we learn to Simply Lead.
There will be a WOC Men's Event with special guest Angus Buchan at the MTSU Murphy Center in Murfreesboro, TN. The event will be Friday evening, May 3, 2013. Click for here to purchase tickets online.
Join us for a special day of prayer and worship on Thursday, May 2nd at 12:00 pm in Three Crosses Sanctuary.
If your children's ages are between 2 and 13 and you are interested in a comprehensive values-based parenting program you will want to sign up for this new small group series. This parenting group will meet in rooms 216 and 217 starting Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30. Childcare will be provided. You may sign up at either one of the activities centers. Contact Family Ministries for more information.
If you have a child 2 years old or younger we invite you to join us for our Baby Dedication, Sunday April 28 at 5:00 p.m. in the New Harvest Sanctuary. A dedication class for parents will be Sunday, April 21 at 4:30 p.m. in room 003 downstairs. Childcare will be available for this class. Reservations and class attendance are required. Dedication forms and class sign ups are available at the Nursery Information Desk. Deadline for registration is April 21. For more information contact Family Ministries.
Small Groups and Family Ministries are sponsoring a weekend event for engaged and married couples entitled "The Art of Marriage." This video event will be held in our Genesis Sancturary on Friday, April 12th from 6:30-9:30 pm and Saturday, April 13th from 7:30-2:00 pm. This event is designed to help you grow as a couple and strengthen the foundation of marriage. The cost for materials, snacks and a box lunch is $70.00 per couple.
Good Friday Communion will be held March 29 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, and again from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
WOC holds its community-wide Easter services at the Middle Tennessee State University campus. Thousands of people will gather in the Murphy Center for two special services Saturday, March 30 at 6:00 pm and Sunday, March 31 at 10:00 a.m. The services feature special music, performance, Biblical storytelling and more. Click for more info.
Join us this Sunday, 6pm, in Three Crosses Sanctuary, to worship with the Katinas. The Katinas will perform songs from their most recent project "Love Chapter". A love offering will be received. The Katinas will also be a part of worship during our regular weekend services.
"This journey that we started as kids has taken us through avenues and boulevards that now include beautiful brides and active children. Many many miles later, our perspective on things has changed as we now look through the lenses of grown men. Although we are advised to forget our past... Click for more.
If you have a child 2 years old or younger we invite you to join us for our Baby Dedication, Sunday February 17 at 5:00 pm in New Harvest Sanctuary. A dedication class for parents will be Sunday, February 10 at 4:30 pm in room 003 downstairs. Childcare will be available for this class. Reservations and class attendance are required. Dedication forms and class sign ups are available at the Nursery Information Desk. Deadline for registration is February 5. For more information contact Susan Quesenberry at 615-896-4515 or contact Family Ministries.
World Outreach Church will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday February 26th from 3-8pm in the Leadership Park Gym. Donations are by appointment only, registration is available at Ticket Central during any of our weekend services.
WOC will be going to Murphy Center on Thursday February 21st to cheer on the Blue Raiders in their game against South Alabama. Pregame party will begin on the track level at 6pm, with tip off at 7pm. Tickets are $10 each, which includes snacks at the pregame party, admission to the game, and a concession voucher for a hot dog & pepsi. Tickets must be purchased in advance at WOC's Ticket Central during any of our weekend services.
Join us this Valentine's Day February 14th for an amzing evening featuring comedians Jonnie W. and Michael Jr., two of the leading young christian comedians. More than just another comedy show, Jonnie W. blends music and traditional standup for a can't miss experience. Michael Jr who has been compared to Bill Cosby and Jerry Seinfeld, has been featured on Comedy Central and the Tonight show. Doors open at 6:30pm, show begins 7pm. Tickets are $15 at the door.
To ensure the deductibility of your church contributions, please do not file your 2012 Income Tax Return until you have received a written acknowledgement of your contributions from the church. We mail contribution statements by the end of January 2013.
Join us for an exciting 3-week series on how to have an extraordinary life. Click to learn more.
Each December, the malls are filled many rushing and tired Christmas shoppers, thankful to have found presents for their lists, but wishing for help to get them ready for the tree. Therefore, WOC is delighted to provide several hundred 'elves' to wrap freely their packages. Our local enclosed mall provides the space, which we rent, transforming it into a complete Free Christmas Gift Wrapping Center. During a four-week window, we merrily wrap thousands of mall-purchased gifts, singing all the way, and encouraging every shopper to have a blessed Christmas. It is our gift to the community.
Christmas Eve services will be December 23 at 6:00 pm, as well as December 24 at 3:00, 5:00 and 7:00 pm. Join us to celebrate Jesus' birth as we tie a bow around the Christmas season.
Water Baptism, Sunday, January 13, 6:00 pm; required classes for adults (Grade 7 and Older) and children (Grades 3-6) are Sunday, January 13, 4:30 pm.
Miss PattyCake concerts and praise songs are created for children ages 1-5. But, the whole family will enjoy Miss PattyCake because she brings out the child in everyone! Understanding the attention levels of preschoolers, Miss PattyCake encourages lots of interaction with fun, activity songs that kids of all ages can enjoy.
WOC's annual Christmas night of music and worship features World Outreach Worship and special guest, Big Daddy Weave. Through more than a decade of hits like "In Christ,” “Audience of One,” "You're Worthy Of My Praise," “Every Time I Breathe,” What Life Would Be Like,” and most recent "Redeemed", Big Daddy Weave has shared the journey in a way that has won the ongoing respect of fans, press and industry alike. Concert begins at 6:00 pm; tickets $10 in advance and $12 at the door.
Toys will be collected the first two weekends of the December during weekend services. They will go to benefit Toys for Tots and West Main Mission to support their Christmas programs. Please bring new, unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages.
Looking for something to begin the Christmas spirit and celebration? Join us as Michael W. Smith, a full Symphony Orchestra and the WOC Choir bring in the Christmas season with joy. Michael W. Smith performs in a Christmas concert for Rocketown with a full symphony orchestra and WOC Choir. All tickets reserved seating: $50/Gold Circle; all others $30.
For ticket availability, call the church office at 615-896-4515.
Secret of Snowflake County. Tickets not required. Childcare Birth-3 years is available.
WOC will be collecting non-perishable items November 17/18 in the courtyard and the lobby. These items will go to benefit Feed Americas First and Greenhouse Ministries.
New Beginnings Class, Monday, November 12, 7:00 pm in New Harvest Sanctuary. Sign up at the Activities and Events Center during any of our weekend services, or click here to register online. Childcare will be available.
If you have a child 2 years old or younger we invite you to join us for our Baby Dedication, Sunday November 11 at 5:00 p.m. in the New Harvest Sanctuary. A dedication class for parents will be Sunday, November 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Genesis Sanctuary. Childcare will be available for this class. Reservations and class attendance are required. Dedication forms and class sign ups are available at the Nursery Information Desk. Deadline for registration is October 30. For more information contact Susan Quesenberry 615-896-4515 or Family Ministries.
Join us for the fall WOC Hymn Sing with World Outreach Worship Praise Team and Choir. Special guest for the evening is FIRST CALL -- Melodie Tunney, Bonnie Keen and Marty McCall met in the mid 1980's, and moved to the forefront of Contemporary Christian music. The Hymn Sing is Sunday, November 11th, 6:00 pm.
The next water baptism service is Sunday, October 21st. Both children's (grades 3-6) and adult (grade 7 and older) required classes are the same day, Sunday, October 21st at 4:30 pm.
The Primetimers small group pulled together supplies for the Army Air Ambulance Helicopter Unit presently serving in Afghanistan. Click here to read more.
Jared Anderson and other special guests will share new and un-cut songs and the stories behind them in this special, late night session. This event is open to the public, and the WOC Cafe will be open.
Jared Anderson will be joining us on October 6-7th weekend to lead worship for the weekend services. Jared is known for his work with New Life Church and the Desperation Band. Jared Anderson is the writer of such modern worship favorites as "Amazed", "Beauty of the Lord", and "Lift the Name of Jesus High".
If you're new to Secret Keeper Girl, watch the video below for more on this wonderful, mother/daughter event coming to World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro on Friday, September 21 beginning at 7:00 pm.
A Secret Keeper Girl is a tween girl who values modesty, she surrounds herself with wise friends, and she embraces Godly beauty. So she keeps the deepest secrets of her beauty until marriage - BUT she also knows that she can share all of her heart's secrets with her mom at ANY time.
88.7 WAY-FM presents The Secret Keeper Girl Live: Pajama Party Tour Friday, September 21 at World Outreach Church beginning at 7:00 pm in All Nations Sanctuary. It's full of great biblical truth about true beauty and modesty but with a ton of pajama party fun!
You and your daughter will love the up-beat worship times, the crazy mother-daughter games, and the fabulous fashion show featuring today's hottest looks for 8 to 12 year old girls that reflect modesty and pass the Secret Keeper Girl "Truth or Bare" Fashion Test.
Mark your calendar for the next WOC Men's Event, scheduled for Friday, September 14. Our special guest speaker is Angus Buchan. Originally a Zambian maize and cattle farmer of Scottish descent who started farming in Zambia, Buchan was forced to sell everything and move to Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa in 1978 due to political unrest in that country.
In 1980 he started the Shalom Ministries to preach in his local community. Over time he has become a full time evangelist while the farm is now being run mostly by both his sons.
In 1998 Angus wrote a book about his life, "Faith Like Potatoes," the book was turned into a film of the same title in 2006. Angus Buchan's "Ordinary People" is a 2012 semi-biographical film that tells the story of the growth of Buchan's ministry from the 1970s to the present, and that of three fictional characters whose lives are changed after attending one of his conferences.
Angus Buchan will join us for our weekend services on September 15/16. He will be speaking at the 5:00PM, 10:30AM and 6:00PM services.
This is a 12 week video driven study. Orientation is September 6th at 7pm in lower level classroom 003.
If your children's ages are between 2 and 13 and you are interested in a comprehensive values-based parenting program, you will want to attend this informational meeting on Tuesday, August 28. at 7:00 pm. Meet us at the Early Childhood Wing . Time, length, and curriculum will be discussed. Childcare will be provided. You may sign up at either one of the activities centers. Contact Family Ministries for more information.
World Outreach Church will be going to MTSU on Thursday August 30th to cheer on our Blue Raiders for their season opening game against McNeese State. Tailgate party will begin at 4:30pm, with kickoff at 6:30pm. Tickets are $15 per person, which includes the tailgate party, admission to the game, and a voucher for a soft drink & hot dog from the concession stand. Tickets must be purchased in advance, available at Ticket Central.
FALL SERMON SERIES SMALL GROUPS- On campus & in home groups, start the week of August 11th meeting for 3 weeks to follow the Fall Sermon Series lessons. Go to Ticket Central to select a group near you or on campus. Childcare for on campus groups only.
Our 3-week Fall Sermon Series begins August 11/12. See a message from Pastor Allen and invite a friend here.
If you have a child 2 years old or younger we invite you to join us for our Baby Dedication, Sunday August 5 at 5:00 p.m. in the New Harvest Sanctuary. A dedication class for parents will be Sunday, July 29 at 4:30 p.m. in the Genesis Sanctuary. Childcare will be available for this class. Reservations and class attendance are required. Dedication forms and class sign ups are available at the Nursery Information Desk. Deadline for registration is July 24. For more information call Susan Quesenberry 615-896-4515 or contact Family Ministries.
School is just around the corner and we are preparing another fantastic new year for you and your kids in Children's Ministry at World Outreach Church. To help us encourage your child's walk with Jesus, we have recruited and trained over 700 volunteers. Here are a few reminders to help you kick off the year.
Promotion Weekend is August 11th and 12th. There will be Children's Ministry Greeters in place to help you find your way to your child's new classroom.
Doors will open thirty minutes prior to service so that you have plenty of time to find your new classroom and be in place before the service begins. Also, your exisiting security tags will help you speed through the check in process; you do not need new tag to get into your new classroom. If you do not have tags and would like them, stop by one of the three Children's Ministry Information Desks and we will take your picture to have them printed.
We thank you for your prayers and attendance during this exciting part of the year.
If you have never been water baptized, the next baptism service is scheduled for weekend worship services, July 28 & 29. Children (who have completed grades 2-6) and adults (completed grade 7 and older) may participate. The classes required for all baptismal candidates is Sunday, July 22 -- at 3:00 pm. Registration for baptism is available at weekend services at Ticket Central.
Small Groups and Family Mnistries are sponsoring a weekend event for married couples entitled "The Art of Marriage." This video event will be held in our Genesis Sancturary on Friday, July 20th from 6:30-9:30 and Saturday, July 21st from 7:30-2:00. This event is designed to help you grow as a couple and strengthen the foundation of your marriage. The cost for materials, snacks and a box lunch is $50.00 per couple. Tickets can be purchased at any of our weekend services at Ticket Central. You can also stop by the church office Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Lance Lambert will be guest speaker at weekend services Saturday, July 14 at 5:00 pm and Sunday, July 15 at 10:30 am. Lambert is one of the most distinguished Bible scholars and speakers in Israel today and has a teaching ministry worldwide. He comes with a keen insight on Israel, intercession, spiritual warfare and the responsibility of the church towards the Jewish people. Lambert encourages with his sharp wit and gentlemanly ways to expand our vision. His inspired revelation of the end times inspires Christian to seek a closer walk with God. Born in 1931, Lance grew up in Richmond, Surrey and came to know the Lord at twelve years of age. He entered the school of African and Oriental studies at London University to prepare for work in China. He studied Classical Chinese, Mandarin, Oriental Philosophy and Far Eastern History, but the revolution closed the door to European missionaries and his entry into China.
In the early 1950's Lance served in the Royal Air Force in Egypt and later founded Halford House Christian Fellowship in Richmond, England.
Having discovered his Jewish ancestry Lance became an Israeli citizen in 1980 and now has his home next to the Old City of Jerusalem. His father and many members of his family died in the Holocaust.
Lance is noted for his eschatological views, which place him in the tradition of Watchman Nee and T. Austin-Sparks. He produces a widely appreciated quarterly audio recording called "The Middle East Update", which gives his unique perspective on current events in the Middle East, in the light of God's Word. He has written numerous books including "The Uniqueness of Israel" and is presenter of the video production, "Jerusalem, the Covenant City." Lance Lambert is an international speaker, Bible Scholar and author.
Join with us on Sunday night, July 1st, at Greer Stadium to celebrate Family Faith Night as the Nashville Sounds take on the Iowa Cubs. It will be a fun-filled evening that will include pre-game music by our very own World Outreach Worship team, a chance to participate in on-field promotions during the game, and kids can run the bases after the game. Tickets are $12, include reserve seating, a hotdog & soda voucher, and are available at ticket central and the church office. Gates open at 5:05, pregame music will start around 5:15, and the game starts at 6:35
Dr. Samuel A. Thomas is guest speaker at the Sunday evening service on June 24. Dr. Thomas is known throughout India as a leading humanitarian. Following in the footsteps of his father Dr. M. A. Thomas - Founder of Hopegivers International - Dr. Samuel is a second generation visionary for the organization. He was imprisoned in 2006 and in hiding in 2007. Arrested because religious rebels want to stop Hopegivers from rescuing abandoned and at-risk children from the streets of India, Dr. Samuel chose jail over denying the Lord and his call to care for the fatherless.
If you are new to WOC, we invite you to attend the New Beginnings Class, which provides an introduction to the church. Class information includes the history, vision, mission, our distinctives and beliefs. Register at the Activities and Events Centers or Ticket Central at weekend services or online. Childcare is available with registration for birth - 6th grade. Light refreshments are served.
There will be no small groups meeting on campus the week of Character Quest, June 11-15, 2012.
A Christ-Centered Character Training Camp that is experientially based, truth focused, full of energy and packed with fun designed for students who have completed 4th, 5th or 6th grade. Character Quest this year will be held June 11-15. Click for more information and to register.
WOC Golf Tournament Saturday June 16th, 7am shotgun start at Old Fort Golf Course. Cost is $50, including green fees, cart, lunch, and prizes. Mulligans will be available for purchase at tournament check in. Must register and pay in advance at Ticket Central.
Click here to visit the World Ministries page and learn more about our work in Guatemala, the people we support, and see what the team did this year.
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WOC hosts Israel, The Church and The Nations with special guest speaker and author Eric Metaxas. He is the author of two New York Times bestsellers as well as writing for the New York Times, Washington Post and Atlantic Monthly. Metaxas was a writer and editor for Chuck Colson's Breakpoint, a nationally syndicated daily radio program. Special music guest Paul Wilbur, Integrity Music recording artist and the founder of Wilbur Ministries. Wilbur will participate in praise and worship at weekend worship services and perform in concert Sunday evening. Speakers and topics will be different for this weekend's services; the speaking schedule is:
Paul Wilbur will be joining us for weekend worship May 19th and 20th and will be performing in concert Sunday night at 6 pm with the choir and band. Paul Wilbur is an Integrity Music recording artist and the founder of Wilbur Ministries. In the fall of 1994, Paul and his wife, Luanne, announced their departure from local pastoral worship ministry to answer the call of God to the nations. Paul and his team travel throughout the United States and the world sharing the love of God through Yeshua (Jesus) the Messiah.
If you have a child 2 years or younger we invite you to join us for our Baby Dedication, Sunday, May 6 at 5:00 p.m. in the New Harvest Sanctuary. A dedication class for parents will be April 29 at 4:30 p.m. in the Genesis Sanctuary. Childcare will be available for this class. Reservations and class attendance are required. Dedication forms and class sign ups are available at any of the Children's Information Desks. Deadline for registration is April 24. For more information contact Susan Quesenberry at 615-896-4515 or contact Family Ministries
MercyMe will be live in concert on April 22, 2012 at 6:00 pm with special guests Chris August and Moriah Peters. Get your tickets here.
There will be no small groups the week of April 2 - April 6. We'll see you at Easter!
Good Friday WOC will serve communion on Good Friday at two times on Friday, April 6: 11:00 am-1:00pm and again from 4:00pm-7:00pm.
Easter services will be held at the MTSU Murphy Center, Saturday and Sunday, April 7/8, 2012. Visit our Easter Page.
Our Sunday evening service this weekend will be our Palm Sunday Easter Volunteer Service.
Preparation for Parenting: If you are an expectant parent or your child is less than five months old, this class is for you. You will learn how to manage your newborn's feeding, waketime, and sleeptime. This group will meet in the Prayer Center.
Preparation for the Toddler Years: If your baby is 5 -18 months old, this class is for you. Here you will learn how to manage your child's day, mealtime basics, and the preventive side of correction. This group will meet in room 2312.
The Toddlerhood Transition Years: If your child is 18-36 months old, this class is for you. Here you will learn about structure and routine, toddler conflict, and the purpose of obedience. This group will meet in room 2311.
Parenting the Middle Years: If your child is 8-12 years of age, this class is for you. Here you will learn how to create a family-dependent and not a peer-dependent child, how to lead by your relational influence and not by coercive authority and what discipline methods work and what methods do not work. This group will meet in room 2000.
If you're interested in being a part of any of these classes, please sign up at the Nusery Desk during any of our weekend services or contact Family Ministries.
WOC is privileged to welcome TRUTH the weekend of March 24-25. TRUTH was formed by John Roger Breland in June of 1971 and is celebrating their 40th anniversary with a new group and a tour that includes a number of churches and venues; they have partnered with the American Leprosy Missions to help children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that suffer from this disease. TRUTH will be a part of all weekend services and will be performing in a special concert on Sun PM for a love offering.
The next New Beginnings Class is Monday, March 5th at 7:00 pm in New Harvest Sanctuary. This class provides an introduction to WOC for those new to the church. Class information includes the history, vision, mission, our distinctives and beliefs. You may register for this class at the Activities and Events Centers or Ticket Central at weekend worship services or online. Childcare is available with registration for birth - 6th grade.
If you have a child 2 years or younger we invite you to join us for our Baby Dedication, Sunday,February 19 at 5:00 p.m. in the New Harvest Sanctuary. A dedication class for parents will be February 12 at 4:30 p.m. in the Genesis Sanctuary. Childcare will be available for this class. Reservations and class attendance are required. Dedication forms and class sign ups are available at any of the Children's Information Desks. Deadline for registration is February 7 . For more information contact Family Ministries.
Steven Curtis Chapman will be performing live at World Outreach Church on his Songs & Stories Tour. He will be joined by special guests Andrew Peterson and Josh Wilson.
The Katinas will join us for worship during weekend services February 4/5.
In January 2012, Malcolm Hedding, an Associate Pastor of World Outreach Church, travelled to Finland and Ireland to participate in two pastors' conferences. Read more on our World Ministries Page. Just click the blue "See it in Action" button.
The 2012 New Year's Series is going on now. Join us this weekend!
Want to see some of the highlights from the Christmas 2011 season? Read it on our Local Outreach Page. Just click the blue "See it in Action" button.
On Christmas Day, December 25, we will only have service at 10:30 am in Three Crosses Sanctuary.
WOC will hold four communion services on Saturday, December 24 at 1:00, 3:00, 5:00 and 7:00 pm.
Sunday, December 18 at 6:00pm in All Nations Sanctuary. WOC presents "A Fancy Yancy Christmas" concert for the entire family-featuring Yancy. Singer, songwriter and author, Yancy has shared the stage with some of the music industry's brightest stars, including Nichole Nordeman, Mute Math, Newsboys, 4Him, and many others. As a songwriter she wrote the #1 hit song "I Don't Want to Go," featured on Avalon's Grammy-nominated album Oxygen. From elementary to youth to young adults, Yancy leads all ages in worship. Her "Fancy Yancy Christmas" features cheerful arrangements of classic and original Christmas selections.
Gift Wrap will be happening this year from December 3-24 at Stones River Mall.
Miss PattyCake returns to WOC on Saturday, December 10th at 10:00 am in All Nations Sanctuary. Miss PattyCake concerts and praise songs are created for children ages 1-5. But, the whole family will enjoy Miss PattyCake because she brings out the child in everyone! Understanding the attention levels of preschoolers, Miss PattyCake encourages lots of interaction with fun, activity songs that kids of all ages can enjoy. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the door.
The Kids Choir presents "Miracle on Main Street", Sunday, December 4 at 6:00 pm in Three Crosses Sanctuary.
Sunday, December 11, 6:00 pm in Three Crosses Sanctuary, WOC's annual Christmas night of music and worship features World Outreach Worship and guest, gospel singer/songwriter Fernando Ortega. Classically trained as a pianist but also steeped in the Hispanic tradition of his New Mexico homeland, he recorded more than a half-dozen LPs for various labels before signing to Myrrh/Word in 1997, as part of a Christian musical renaissance. At the heart of his appeal is a complex combination rare in contemporary Christian music-Ortega is a storyteller, worship leader, artist and vocalist. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.
This year WOC collects toys for the Salvation Army, Toys for Tots and West Main Mission. Please bring new, unwrapped toys for children infant - 12 years old to worship services on December 3/4 and 10/11.