Candidating Weekend for Jake Weikel

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June 21, 2024 to June 23, 2024

All Day

Category: Special Event | Coordinator: Jay Pound

Come meet Jake Weikel—our candidate for Youth Pastor. There will be several events over the three-day period to get to know Jake and his wife Lauren:

Friday, June 21

7:00–10:00 p.m. — Students and youth get-together.

UPDATE: Due to the possibility of bad weather, the bonfire has been canceled. Instead,  middle and high school students, and youth leaders, are invited to join us for a social and game night at the church. Come meet and get to know Jake and his wife Lauren, and hear a message from Jake. There will be games and snacks. Location: First Free Church..


Saturday, June 22

10:00–11:30 a.m. — All-church meet and greet.

The call committee invites you to join us at church for an opportunity to meet Jake & Lauren, hear his story and vision for his ministry at First Free. Bagels and coffee will be provided.

  • 10:00–10:30 Mixer
  • 10:30–11:00 Jake Shares
  • 11:00–11:30 Q&A

4:00–5:30p.m. — Parents of Velocity students meet and greet.

Parents are invited to meet and get to know Jake & Lauren and enjoy ice cream and popsicles. Location: Doug and Tamar Nelson's house.

7:00 p.m. — Young adults dinner & pickleball.

Young adults (recent high school graduates and up) are invited to come to the church to get to know Jake & Lauren and enjoy food and play pickleball. Contact Emma Delisi for more information.


Sunday, June 23

10:00 a.m. — Sunday morning with Jake.

Jake & Lauren will be introduced during the morning worship service. Students will be dismissed during the service to hear a message from Jake.

11:15 a.m. — Congregational meeting

Immediately following the worship service, the congregation will vote on calling Jake as our Student Pastor.

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