We offer numerous events to help you take a next step in your spiritual journey, grow in your faith, or connect with others. 

Summer Baptism Classes
beginning Tuesday, July 23
7-8pm at WCC Main Campus

Summer Baptism Classes

Our Summer Baptism Celebration will be Sunday, August 4 at the Main Campus. If you would like to be baptized, or want to know more about baptism, sign up for our baptism classes. All classes are at the Main Campus from 7-8pm.  

Adult classes are Tuesday, July 23 (with a follow-up class on Tuesday, July 30) or Thursday, July 25 (with a follow-up class on Thursday, August 1).

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Contact: Nate Metler x218 (for student/adult baptisms)

Child class (6th grade and under) is Tuesday, July 30.

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Contact: Lisa Harstine x240 (for child baptisms)

Our baptism celebrations not only provide people the opportunity to go public with their faith, but also provides our church body a vital opportunity to gather, celebrate, and encourage those being baptized. Join us for our Baptism Celebration Sunday, August 4 during the 9am and 10:45am service at the WCC Main Campus.

After services, we will gather for an all-church picnic together, and fun, family-friendly games and activities. Bring your own lawn chair or a blanket to sit on, as well as the following dish to share, by last name:

A-J: Salad (lettuce salad, pasta salad, potato salad, etc.)
K-R: Fresh fruit or Vegetable
S-Z: Chips or Cookies

**We are looking for a few volunteers to help at the all-church picnic. If you would be willing to help out, please contact Nate Metler.

Contact: Nate Metler, 574-268-0188 x218 

Loving Well: Caring for our Aging Loved Ones
Saturday, July 27, 9am-2pm
WCC Main Campus


Are you in a season of caregiving for an aging loved one and feel overwhelmed or exhausted? Do you feel unprepared for decisions that need to be made? Or do you feel the importance of being equipped for when that time comes?

Join us for Loving Well: Caring for our Aging Loved Ones on Saturday, July 27, 9am-2pm for our elder care workshop. You’ll be encouraged spiritually and emotionally, hear from experts about the aging process, and receive great advice and resources on how to navigate the various aspects of elder care. Cost is $20 and includes materials, light breakfast, and lunch. Register online or at the Info Center.

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Contact: Beth Fehlmann, 574-268-0188 x251

Workshop Topics

Session I: The Aging Process (Developmentally), Pam Rensberger RN

Session II: Elder Law/Paperwork Organization, Attorney Dan Leininger

Session III: Self Care Aware, Leah Kelly-Schrock, South Bend Real Services

Global Leadership Summit
Thursday, August 8, 9:30am-5:30pm and Friday, August 9, 9:30am-4:30pm
Warsaw Performing Arts Center

Global Leadership Summit

Leadership is about influence. And each of us has a responsibility to steward our influence well. Learn from world-class leaders at the Warsaw Performing Arts Center for the live telecast of the Global Leadership Summit (GLS) on Thursday, August 8, 9:30am-5:30pm and Friday, August 9, 9:30am-4:30pm. Standard registration is $199 until June 25 ($209 afterward), but WCC attendees can attend for only $139 by using the partner code GLS60.

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Contact: Scott Nieveen, 574-268-0188 x109

Women’s Summer Bible Study | Women of the Word
Wednesdays, now - July 31 
9-11am and 7-9pm at the Main Campus


Women’s Summer Bible Study | Women of the Word

Ladies join us for our summer Bible studies on Wednesdays, June 12 through July 31 (except July 3). Designed to fit irregular summer schedules, these are short, stand-alone sessions, offered in the mornings 9-11am and evenings 7-9pm, at the Main Campus. The studies will include Bible teaching and group discussions. No cost or registration. Come when you can. 

  • July 17 – Heidi Christner A Desperate Woman, Women desperate for Jesus can be healed
  • July 24 – Rebecca Dawson Eve, She had perfection and made a choice we are still reeling from today. This study will encourage you to live a life free of deception and control.
  • July 31 – Kacie Langeland Lies & Leprosy, A Lesson About Rebekah & Miriam.

Contact: Laura Robertson, 268-0188 x217

Night of Worship
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
7pm at Main Campus

Night of Worship

We invite you to recharge your batteries and join us on Wednesday, August  7, 7pm at the WCC Main Campus. The evening will provide you 75 minutes of live praise music to lift your voice in worship and gratitude, or to cry out your burdens and hurts. Either way, use this opportunity for hope and encouragement.

*Please note: childcare will not be available, but kiddos are always welcome.

Men's Summer Golf
Monday evenings, every other (now - August 26)
5:30pm, Stonehenge Golf Club

Men's Summer Golf

Guys, let’s get together this summer and play some golf. Join us every other Monday evening, May 20 through August 26, 5:30pm at Stonehenge Golf Club. $25 per round, includes your cart. We’ll play a scramble or best ball to include all skill levels, with a shotgun start at 5:40pm and finishing at the club house by 8:30pm, with some time to hang out afterwards. This is a great way for guys to get to know others in the church. Play whenever your schedule allows.

Golf nights include: July 1, 15, and 29, and August 12 and 26.

To get a potential head count, please let us know if you’re interested in playing (even if it’s only a few times) online or at the Info Center.


Contact: Men's Ministries, 574-268-0188

Men's Skeet Shoot & Cookout
Sunday, August 11, 3pm
The Back Forty - Bourbon, Indiana

Men's Skeet Shoot & Cookout

Join us Sunday, August 11, 3pm at The Back Forty in Bourbon, Indiana. Sign the interest form below or at the Info Center, so we can gauge interest. Cost will be $22 per person, and 25 rounds of ammunition will be available for $6.50. Payment will be due at the event. Meat will be provided, please bring a side dish to share.


Contact: Nate Metler 574-268-0188 x218

Adoption Support Group
Meeting every other month; 2nd Sundays
3pm at Main Campus


Adoption Support Group

Have you been involved in an adoption? Are you considering adoption? Are you a foster parent, or considering it?

We invite adoptive families, those considering adoption, anyone that cares for orphans or wants to learn more, to join us. Meeting with people like yourself that have been through the adoption journey or are exploring it, is a great way to encourage each other and share in the hope of your calling.

Our goal is to connect people with each other, their experiences, and valuable information in a setting of trust and acceptance, all to provide support, direction, and hope, as we explore the role of faith in your journey.

Meeting every other month; 2nd Sundays, 3pm
(January, March, May, July, September, November)

WCC Main Campus, Room 241-243

* Please note: Due to Mother's Day, our next meeting will be Sunday, May 19, 3pm.

Contact: Brandon Schmitt, schmitt6797@gmail.com



Young Adults
Meeting twice a month; 1st and 3rd Thursdays 
7-8:30pm at Main Campus

Young Adults

Looking for an open environment to ask questions, be encouraged, and meet new people during the transitioning years of your life? Join our Young Adults (18-35) group on the first and third Thursday of the month, 7-8:30pm, at WCC for an opportunity to learn, worship, and connect. Whether you’re just out of high-school, in college or working, single or married, with or without a young family, we want to provide a fun place for you to gather, get to know others in your stage of life, grow in your faith, and make a difference in our community and world. 

*Please note, Young Adults will be meeting offsite on July 18, for a cookout held at Winona Lake Park.

Contact: Beth Fehlmann, 574-268-0188 x251

Men's Bible Studies
meeting at various times and locations throughout the week

Men's Bible Studies

Our desire is to help men grow closer to God and develop relationships with each other for encouragement and support. Jump in at any time...

WCC Main Campus (Fireside Room)
Mondays, 6:30am 
Led by Jerry Yeager

WCC Main Campus (Rm 261-262)
Tuesdays, 7-8am 
An on-going, in-depth, verse-by-verse study of scripture.
Led by Dick Long

American Table
Thursdays, 6:30am
Utilizing the “Links Daily Devotional” and golfing illustrations to discuss the Bible and how to follow Jesus.
Led by Dennis Burch

WCC Administrative Offices
Fridays, 6:30am
An opportunity for connection and sharing how we can apply biblical truths to our daily lives.
Led by Mark Swinger
 (please contact Beth Fehlmann with questions)

Winona Lake Free Methodist Church
Fridays, 8:00-9:00am 
Study and discussion on the book of Matthew.
Led by Stan Ide

Martin's Deli (Upstairs)
Fridays, 9:30 am
Review and discussion on the week’s previous sermon and how to practically apply the message to our lives.
Led by Larry Baker 

Contact: Todd Gerst, 574-268-0188 x226

Cancer Support Group
Meeting once per month; 1st Thursday
7-8:30pm at Community Care & Counseling Center

If you are dealing with cancer (current patients, the newly diagnosed, those in the treatment stage, in remission, survivors, their spouses and caregivers) we invite you to join us.

1st Thursday, 7pm 
Community Care & Counseling Center

Contact: Monna Baum, 574-268-0188 x102


Warrior Women: Grief & Loss Support Group
Meeting once per month; 1st Monday
6:30pm, Room 261-262 (WCC Main Campus)

Warrior Women: Grief & Loss Support Group

Ladies, are you newly widowed and struggling to learn to live without the one you couldn’t live without? What does your life look like now? What about years from now? You are not alone. If you’ve found yourself recently widowed, let us walk through the grief of our loss together, in our own time, while building a stronger faith and hope for the future. We’ll gather monthly to connect, encourage, and support each other as we discover what life looks like now. This is an ongoing group that women can participate in when they can throughout the year. We meet the first Monday of the month for a lesson and discussion, as well as social time to develop strong, biblical friendships.

Contact: Stephanie Bibler, 574-268-0188 x225



Missions Night
Meeting monthly 3rd Thursdays
7-8:30pm at Main Campus

*We will NOT meet on July 18, 2019

Missions Night

Each one of us is called to “missions.” God places us in specific places and situations so that we can draw others closer to Him. We join Him in His redemptive work by praying for and serving others. We give of our time, talents, and treasures. We intentionally build relationships with people so that they can get a glimpse of Him through us.

Join us monthly to hear from, encourage, and pray for our missions partners. We meet on the 3rd Thursday from 7-8:30pm at the Main Campus.

*We will NOT meet on July 18, 2019

Contact: Beth Fehlmann, 574-268-0188 x251

Sunday Prayer
Sunday mornings
10:15am in Room 261-262


Sunday Prayer

Join us between services on Sunday mornings at 10:15am in the Fireside Room to regularly lift up specific areas of focus in prayer. The weekly topics will center on the following areas...
Week 1: Missions
Week 2: Vision, Direction, and Leadership of the church
Week 3: The Growth of WCC (our people and partners)
Week 4: Future Generations of the church (Sonlight, Student Ministries, and Young Adults)
*Fifth Sundays will be open prayer for current needs within the church at that time.

Contact: Todd Gerst 574-268-0188 x226