Special Events  


Parents Nights Out - June 22, July 6, August 3

We will have three service-oriented evenings of Parents Night Out from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on June 22, July 6, and August 3. These are for rising PK-5th grade children. Childcare available for nursery-aged children. Cost is $10/family per event. Volunteers needed: Many helping hands from youth and adults will be needed! To register your child or volunteer, please click here. Contact Caitlin with questions.


Sacred Space Series for Mothers of Young Children - July 11-15

GROUP IS FULL. Sacred Space, a three week series for mothers of young children, is being offered by CAFE and Children’s Ministry. The group will meet 9:00–10:30 a.m.Wednesdays, July 11–25 at CAFE, and childcare will be available 9:00-12:00. Led by Margaret Burnett and Alyce Haynes, the focus is the importance of self-care in order to be a healthy parent. Reservations are required for childcare. Please contact Margaret at margaret@idlewildchurch.orgCLICK FOR MORE DETAILS


Climate Change Presentation by Citizen’s Climate Lobby 

Saturday, July 14
10:30 to Noon 
T.K Young Room

Citizen's Climate Lobby is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization empowering people from all walks of life to become effective advocates for a livable world. This presentation on climate change will be a free, upbeat, educational and entertaining experience for all. Participants will feel empowered, energized, and hopeful for a better future! All are invited. No registration required. For questions and more information, contact Georgia Bruno, georgiabruno4@gmail.com or 901-399-4245. Learn more at  citizensclimatelobby.org/chapters/TN_Memphis.


Rally Day is Sunday, August 19 — for everyone! 

9:40 a.m. - Gathering (Sanctuary)
10:00 a.m.- Children & Youth (Sunday school rooms)
10:00 a.m. - Adult MInistry Fair (T.K. Young Room)

Gather in the sanctuary at 9:40 for Rally Day music and fun as we kick off a new year of classes and special programs. Invite your friends! Children will sit together with their age groups and visit their new classes at 10:00. At the Adult Ministry Fair, see what opportunities -- classes, study groups, volunteer programs -- you can get involved with. Then, everyone returns to the sanctuary at 11:00 for the worship service. It really is a fun morning! 

New Sunday school classes begin August 26.


St. Jude Memphis Marathon Team - December 1, 2018

St. Jude Marathon Team
December 1, 2018

Soar, run, or walk with Idlewild and other area churches during the 2018 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend on December 1, 2018. This year’s team is called Soar-Run-Walk-Hope based on Isaiah 40:31. “but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”  Whether you plan to walk the 5k or soar through the marathon, join with others who hope in the Lord to bring hope to St. Jude families. Registration for the 5K, 10K, half marathon, and full marathon opens June 4 on the St. Jude website and some distances fill quickly. Contact Alicia Powers at adpowers@uwalumni.com with any questions.




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