Jones County Watch Party
Jun
5
Jul 24

Jones County Watch Party

If you live in Jones County and are interested in an inside-look at the Venture Church worship experience, join us on Mondays this summer in the heart of downtown Laurel. Weekly, we will gather in a laid-back setting to experience the previous Sunday's worship and message via livestream.

WHEN: Monday nights at 6:30 p.m. beginning June 5 - July 24
LOCATION: The Two located at 547 Commerce St. in Laurel, MS

School Supply Drive
Jul
9
Jul 30

School Supply Drive

You help us IMPRESS the transforming love of Jesus into our community when you serve! During the month of July, Venture Church will be collecting school supplies for local elementary school students attending school this fall. This list of schools, needed school supplies and details can be found at venturechurch.org/missions.

WHEN: Sundays in July beginning July 9
LOCATION: The Yellow Tent in the Campus Atrium

Parent Meeting for Rising 7th Graders
Jul
23
12:30 pm12:30

Parent Meeting for Rising 7th Graders

Parents of rising 7th graders, get a personal introduction to the Venture Student Ministry while also learning all you need to know about Project Genesis, happening August 4-5 at Waukaway Springs Christian Retreat Center. Project Genesis is a weekend designed just for rising 7th graders.

WHEN: Sunday, July 23 as 12:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The North Venue at The Lincoln Road Campus; Room 101 at The Hunt Club Campus; The Stone County Campus

Baby D
Jul
26
5:00 pm17:00

Baby D

A baby dedication is a cherished celebration that symbolizes the prayerful devotion of your little one to God. To help you plan a meaningful occasion rooted in scripture, join us for Baby D.

LOCATION: Room 117 in God's Big Backyard at The Lincoln Road Campus

CONTACT: Dotty Krebs at dotty@venturechurch.org

Impact
Jul
26
6:30 pm18:30

Impact

Students, don't miss the chance to chill with your friends at the final summer edition of Impact! We'll gather together at The Lincoln Road Campus before we head out to Beach Rally on July 28. The atrium opens at 5:30 p.m. for students to enjoy the Snack Bar and hang out.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The East Venue at The Lincoln Road Campus

Beach Rally
Jul
28
Jul 31

Beach Rally

Beach Rally is the can't-miss summer experience for students who have completed 7th-12th grade. From squad wars to high-energy worship, everything at Beach Rally is designed to help students connect with each other as they seek to know, love and follow Christ. 

WHEN: July 28 - 31
LOCATION: Laguna Beach Christian Retreat in Panama City, FL

Backyard Buddies Moving Day
Aug
6
9:30 am09:30

Backyard Buddies Moving Day

If you’re the parent of a preschooler, Sunday, August 6 is Moving Day (Promotion Sunday) for Backyard Buddies! That means your child will be “moving up” to a new classroom - along with their friends. Preschoolers will be promoted based on their birthday. During the August series, “Wonderful World,” Preschoolers will learn that God made them.

WHEN: Sunday, August 6 at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

 

LOCATION: All Campuses

 

KXP Moving Day
Aug
6
9:30 am09:30

KXP Moving Day

If you have a kindergarden - 6th grade child, Sunday, August 6 is Moving Day (Promotion Sunday) for KXP! That means your child will be “moving up” to a new classroom - along with their friends. Short for Kids Experience, KXP partners with the family to teach kids God’s Truth in a safe and fun environment.   

 

WHEN: Sunday, August 6 at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

LOCATION: The Lincoln Road and The Hunt Club Campus

 

Kindergarten Welcome Lunch
Aug
6
12:15 pm12:15

Kindergarten Welcome Lunch

Parents of kindergarteners, join us following the 11:00 service for a welcome lunch - on us! This will be a special time to meet your child’s KXP leaders and get to know our Venture Kids ministry team.

 

WHEN: Sunday, August 6 at 12:15 p.m.

LOCATION: The Lincoln Road and The Hunt Club Campus

 

6th Grade Rally
Aug
16
5:30 pm17:30

6th Grade Rally

Sixth graders, join us for a special Wednesday night rally JUST for you. We’ll have food, games and a challenging word to encourage you as you kick off a new school year.

 

WHEN: Wednesday, August 16 at 5:30 p.m.

LOCATION: The KXP Blue Clubhouse at The Lincoln Road Campus

 

The Bridge
Aug
28
7:00 pm19:00

The Bridge

College students, kick off the fall semester with a faith-based community to help you navigate the highs and lows of college life. Join us for The Bridge, which brings collegiates from all walks of life together for one purpose - to know, love and follow Jesus.

WHEN: Monday, August 28 at 7:00 p.m.

LOCATION: The North Venue at The Lincoln Road Campus

 

 

 

Baby D
Aug
30
5:00 pm17:00

Baby D

A baby dedication is a cherished celebration that symbolizes the prayerful devotion of your little one to God. To help you plan a meaningful occasion rooted in scripture, join us for Baby D.

 

WHEN: Wednesday, August 30 at 5:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Room 117 at The Lincoln Road Campus


The Bridge
Jul
19
7:30 pm19:30

The Bridge

Don't miss the summer edition of The Bridge. The Bridge is a high-energy worship experience for college students and college-aged adults.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The North Venue at The Lincoln Road Campus

Impact
Jul
19
5:30 pm17:30

Impact

Students, don't miss the chance to chill with your friends at the summer edition of Impact! The atrium opens at 5:30 p.m. for students to enjoy the Snack Bar and hang out.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The East Venue at The Lincoln Road Campus; The Hunt Club Campus

 

Next Step - Stone County
Jul
16
12:30 pm12:30

Next Step - Stone County

Are you interested in connecting with a group, serving others or learning about partnership at Venture Church? Next Step is a one-time class where you will learn Venture's vision, mission and four-part strategy. Childcare is available.

LOCATION: Select your preferred option by signing up on the Next Step page

CONTACT: Kelly Lambert at kelly@venturechurch.org

Camp Venture
Jun
25
Jun 28

Camp Venture

Save-the-date for June 25-28! Venture Church is introducing a new family-experience this summer called Camp Venture! Camp Venture creates an opportunity for parents and their kids (kindergarten and up) to serve side-by-side while impressing the love of Jesus into the lives of others.

The first three nights of Camp Venture, teams of Venture families, staff and volunteers will travel to sites near our three campuses to host a fun-filled camp experience while sharing the gospel with kids in K-6th grade. Camp Venture will conclude on the final night with an incredible, high-energy family worship experience for all Camp Venture kids and their families at each of our three campuses.

 

CAMP VENTURE SCHEDULE
Sunday June 25
   4:00 - 4:45 p.m. -- Camp Venture Pep Rally at your Venture Church campus
   5:30 - 7:00 p.m. -- Camp Venture on location in the community

Monday June 26
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. -- Camp Venture on location in the community

Tuesday June 27
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. -- Camp Venture on location in the community

Wednesday June 28
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. -- Camp Venture Family Worship Experience at your Venture Church Campus

 

CHILDCARE
For those Venture families with birth - pre-K children, who are serving at one of the off-site Camp Venture locations, we invite you to drop your preschooler off ON-CAMPUS for their own unique and age-appropriate version of Camp Venture! Before heading out each night for Camp Venture, simply drop off your preschooler at the campus that you are partnering with to serve.

FAQ
Will bathrooms be available at my location?
Bathrooms are NOT guaranteed at each location. Please use the restroom before arrival.

Will refreshments be provided?
Drinks and snacks will be provided for everyone on site.

What should I wear?
Feel free to wear comfortable casual clothes. If you own a Venture Church t-shirt, please wear it!

 

REGISTRATION
Those wishing to participate should contact brandy@venturechurch.org.

CONTACT
If you have questions about Camp Venture, please email family@venturechurch.org

 

Petal Gathering
Jun
25
12:15 pm12:15

Petal Gathering

If you live in Petal and attend The Lincoln Road Campus, please join us for lunch on Sunday, June 25 immediately following the 11:00 a.m. worship experience. Lunch is free, and childcare is provided. Please RSVP to brandy@venturechurch.org

WHEN: Immediately following the 11:00 a.m. worship experience on Sunday, June 25
LOCATION: The North Venue at The Lincoln Road Campus

Father's Day
Jun
18
9:30 am09:30

Father's Day

Papa, Pop, Dad, Daddy-o...whatever you call him, don't miss your chance to invite him to join you for Father's Day on Sunday, June 18 as Jeff Clark challenges dads to discover the kind of legacy they can leave.

WHEN: Sunday, June 18 at the 9:30 and 11:00 worship experiences
LOCATION: The Lincoln Road, Hunt Club and Stone County Campuses, as well as Church Online

The Hunt Club Campus Party
Jun
14
6:00 pm18:00

The Hunt Club Campus Party

If you call The Hunt Club Campus your church home, you are invited to join us for a campus-wide cookout where we will make preparations to reach our neighboring communities through July's At the Movies series. Childcare will be provided.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 14 at 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: The Hunt Club Campus

Next Step
Jun
4
12:30 pm12:30

Next Step

Are you interested in connecting with a group, serving others or learning about partnership at Venture Church? Next Step is a one-time class where you will learn Venture's vision, mission and four-part strategy. Childcare is available.

LOCATION: Select your preferred option by signing up on the Next Step page

CONTACT: Kelly Lambert at kelly@venturechurch.org

Mama 'n' 'Em
May
14
9:30 am09:30

Mama 'n' 'Em

We know you've already got her flowers, card and lunch covered, but have you invited her to church? Mama 'N' 'Em is happening Sunday, May 14, during the 9:30 and 11:00 services at The Lincoln Road, Hunt Club and Stone County Campuses, as well as at Church Online.

Senior Banquet
May
7
5:30 pm17:30

Senior Banquet

On May 7th, Venture Students will host a Senior Banquet for graduating seniors and their families to celebrate, encourage and challenge students during their transition. For more information, email Allison McSwain.

Venture Kids 101
Apr
9
12:15 pm12:15

Venture Kids 101

Venture Kids 101 is a monthly orientation class for those who want to serve by impressing the love of Jesus into the lives of kindergarten through 6th grade kids during KXP. Childcare is provided.

LOCATION: Room 216/218 at The Lincoln Road Campus, Room 101 at The Hunt Club Campus

CONTACT: Jill Truhett at jill@venturechurch.org (Lincoln Road), Ashlee Cook at ashlee@venturechurch.org (Hunt Club)

Preschool 101
Apr
9
12:15 pm12:15

Preschool 101

Preschool volunteers serve our smallest friends and shape the way they view God and the world. If you'd like to impress the love of Jesus into our preschoolers, join us for this monthly orientation class. Childcare is provided. Please register by emailing dotty@venturechurch.org.

LOCATION: Room 117 in God's Big Backyard at The Lincoln Road Campus, Room 101 at The Hunt Club Campus 

CONTACT: Dotty Krebs at dotty@venturechurch.org (Lincoln Road), Ashlee Cook at ashlee@venturechurch.org (Hunt Club)

Campus Work Day
Apr
1
8:00 am08:00

Campus Work Day

Would you be willing to help get our campuses Easter-ready? Please join us for our Spring Work Day on Saturday, March 25 from 8-11 a.m. at either The Lincoln Road or Hunt Club Campus and help us spruce things up!

Venture Out Worship Experience
Mar
5
6:00 pm18:00

Venture Out Worship Experience

On March 5th, Venture Church will host another Venture Out Worship Experience for our Stone County church family before the official campus launch on Easter 2017. Join us for powerful evening of worship and a challenging word from Pastor Jeff Clark. 

Families with K-6th graders are invited to come early at 5:15 p.m. and check out KXP, a unique experience that partners with the family to teach kids God’s Truth in a safe and fun environment!

Immediately following, 7th - 12th graders are invited to a Student After-Party including food and games. 

LOCATION: South Elite Cheer at 329 First N. Street - Wiggins, MS

CONTACT: Tyler Eggers at tyler@venturechurch.org

Venture Preschool & Kids 101
Feb
19
12:30 pm12:30

Venture Preschool & Kids 101

If you'd like to impress the love of Jesus into our preschoolers at Backyard Buddies or our K-6th graders at KXP in Stone County, join us for a special combined Venture Preschool and Kids 101.

LOCATION: Room 111 at The Hunt Club Campus

CONTACT: Ashlee Cook at ashlee@venturechurch.org

Connect Sunday
Jan
15
9:00 am09:00

Connect Sunday

Intersted in joining a group, but the unknowns are holding you back? January 15 is Connect Sunday, designed to walk you through the signup process and match you with the group best suited for you! Simply show up for any of our regular Sunday services on January 15, and you'll have an opportunity before or after the service to view available group options, talk with a leader or ask questions.

WHERE: The Lincoln Road and The Hunt Club Campus

CONTACT: Maggie Carter, maggie@venturechurch.org (Lincoln Road) or Blake Houston, blake@venturechurch.org (Hunt Club)

The Bridge - Finals Edition
Dec
13
Dec 14

The Bridge - Finals Edition

Cramming for finals? Venture College invites you to come hang out at The Hunt Club Campus for a study party! With food, caffeine, door prizes, private study rooms and a special time of encouragement and prayer, you'll never camp out at the library again.

LOCATION: The Hunt Club Campus

CONTACT: Blake Houston at blake@venturechurch.org

Thanksgiving Schedule
Nov
23
Nov 27

Thanksgiving Schedule

Growth Groups will not meet on Wednesday, November 23 or Sunday, November 27. 

Impact will not meet on Wednesday, November 23 and Impact Unplugged will not meet on Thursday, November 24.

KXP will not meet on Wednesday, November 23 or Sunday, November 27.

Recovery will not meet on Sunday, November 27.

Turning Point Weekend
Nov
11
Nov 13

Turning Point Weekend

Turning Point Weekend is a weekend retreat packed with games, high-energy worship and gospel-centered messages. TPW allows students from multiple Venture campuses to come together as one church with one heart for one name...JESUS! Signup is now closed.

LOCATION: Kings Arrow Ranch, Lumberton, MS

CONTACT: Timmy Ruhnke at timmy@venturechurch.org or Josh Webb at josh@venturechurch.org