Bridge Street Mission

Please join us in celebrating our largest graduating class to date! 6 men will be graduating from the Transformational Phase of the Sober Living Center on Friday, October 6, 2023.
Join us for the dinner, ceremony and reception beginning at 6:00 PM at the Outreach Center (115 W. Bridge St.).
RSVP 715-409-3506 by Thursday, October 5.
For more information on the phased programming at The Sober Living Center: https://bridgestreetmission.org/soberlivingcenter/

89Q Thanksgiving Sharathon Nov 14-16

We’re celebrating the encouraging work of 89Q and your support in spreading God’s love and hope. We need your help to reach our Thanksgiving Sharathon goal.
WE HAVE TWO FANTASTIC DRAWINGS FOR YOU:
1. Win 4 tickets to for King and Country’s Christmas concert at the Target Center on November 26th, along with a hotel stay and a $100 gift card for food. Drawing Nov 1.

2. A $500 Shopping Spree. Drawing Nov 14.
 

Harvest Fest in Wausau

Harvest Fest on October 7th! 11 AM to 1 PM on the 400 Block! FREE family fun! kid's activities, FREE pumpkins (for kids 12 and under while supplies last), a full petting zoo, potato sack races, Business Trick-or-Treating and more! NEW - Pumpkin Carving Contest: featuring local celebrities. Votes will be collected via social media for the winner!

FCA Evening of Impact

Keynote Speaker: Nobles Darby IV, chaplain to Cleveland Cavaliers and Cleveland Browns. 

North Central WI FCA requests the pleasure of your company as our guest for dinner. 

Because seating is limited, reservations are required.

 

Join us for what promises to be an exciting and encouraging evening as we hear what God is doing in the lives of students, parents and coaches in our area through FCA, as well as the riveting testimony of our featured speaker, Nobles Darby IV. Feel free to invite anyone who might be interested in being part of the special event.

 

When: October 30th at 6:00 PM

Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Wausau

https://www.wisconsinfca.org/evening-of-impact

Lands of the Bible Cruise and Tour

Local churches have teamed up to offer a Lands of the Bible Cruise and Tour March 14 through 24, 2024.

Start your cruise around some of the world’s most fascinating ancient sites in Athens, home to the dazzling ruins of the Acropolis. Stand on the banks of the River Jordan in Haifa. Walk around Jerusalem’s Old City and visit the holy Western Wall. Tour the fascinating landmarks of Alexandria. Visit Cairo and the Great Pyramids of Gaza, the Sphinx and treasures of Tutankhamun. Finish off your journey at the sprawling ruins of Ephesus, where you’ll have the chance to see one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Learn more at WAUSAUBIBLECRUISE.COM

Schairer's Autumn Acres

AUTUMN ACRES SPECIAL EVENTS

OPEN EVERY WEEKEND SEPT. 16 – OCT. 31

Sept. 16-17: Opening Weekend – Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

Sept. 17: Live Music – Resch Family Gospel 12-3

Sept. 23-24: Apple Fest & Craft Show Weekend
30+Crafters, Fresh Apple Cider, Fresh Apple Pie, Apples w/caramel 

Sept. 23: Live Music – The Burdocks 12-3

Sept. 24: Live Music – Carl Jackson & Barn Dance Band 12-3

Sept. 30: Live Music – The Drovers 12-3

Sept 30-Oct 1: Brandt’s Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

Oct. 14: Trick-or-Treat Corn Maze 10am-4pm
Treats for the kids at each of the 10 checkpoints in the maze

Oct. 27-28: Pumpkin Stroll 6-9pm
Take an evening stroll through the corn maze and find the 100+ Themed Carved Pumpkins

Sunflowers are here

-Helene’s Hilltop Orchard in Merrill has new colors of Sunflowers we planted this year! One is a chocolate colored variety that even smells like chocolate! The Sunflower Field will be ready for pictures when we open for the fall season on Saturday, September 2nd! Skip the line and purchase your tickets online this year! https://www.heleneshilltoporchard.com/plan-your-visit
 

Hope for Hawai'i

assist Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is partnering on the ground to meet the needs of survivors and first responders, bringing food, shelter, hygiene items and emotional and spiritual care. in partnership with local emergency management and community leaders, Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster and other nonprofit organizations to serve evacuees and first responders. They have also coordinated and are distributing thousands of meals and food items for survivors in shelters, as well as those who are staying with family and friends. To donate: Text FIRERELIEF to 51555 or visit https://fundraise.salvationarmyhawaii.org/give/508960/#!/donation/checkout

All the designated gifts – 100% - will be used to support those affected by the disaster.

Social Media and Youth Mental Health helps

Do you have a question about social media and youth mental health? 

Browse our library of age-by-age questions. Check back often as we add new information! Don't see what you are looking for? Enter your own question using the Submit Question button.

When you submit your question, our team will create a personalized answer based on an evidence review performed by our experts. Your answer will then be added to the library of answers to help others with similar questions.

https://www.aap.org/en/patient-care/media-and-children/center-of-excellence-on-social-media-and-youth-mental-health/social-media-and-youth-mental-health-q-and-a-portal/

Legacy Grandparenting Summit

Northwoods Vineyard Church in Tomahawk is hosting the Legacy Grandparenting Summit October 20-21. Receive wisdom and direction from speakers, find spiritual inspiration through worship and gain comfort in community with other grandparents who want to build their spiritual legacy. This event is open to the public, ticket prices increase Sept 1. 
Learn more about the Legacy Summit and speakers 

Register to attend the Summit in Tomahawk

89Q Hope in the Park 2023

Steven Curtis Chapman will be the featured artist at Hope in the Park on Sunday, August 27!