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Posted May 20, 2011 The Well Staff

2x2 Mentoring - In 2x2 Mentoring, trained mentor couples help mentee couples lay a solid foundation for their marriage.

415415 is our preteen ministry for fourth and fifth graders.

The Anatomy of a Disciple (AOD) – The Anatomy of a Disciple was designed to help a believer discover the process of becoming a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ. It also includes Walking With a Limp by Brad Bell.

Cafe Edah – Our cafe area at each campus. Edah means Community or Assembly in Hebrew.

Campus Pastor – A face for the place, who shepherds the people who attend each campus.

Cultivate - Cultivate is our 3-year campaign with 3 goals: The First Fruit (strategically investing the first $500,000 back into the local community), Renovation of the Fig Garden Campus, and Relocation of the North Campus.

Directional Leader – What may be called a Senior Pastor or Lead Pastor at other churches. This distinction is intentional because we consider our pastoral staff to be a team, not a hierarchy.

Discovery (Disco) – Discovery is a class offered throughout the year, and is the first step for guests. You will learn who The Well is, what we believe and where you can get involved.

Edah Network – Our network of church planters and church plants. Edah means Community or Assembly in Hebrew.

Exposure Trips - Our short-term Exposure Trips allow our church body to experience the amazing things God is doing overseas (and occasionally in-country).

Extended Family - Extended Family are people in our church body who have responded in obedience to a call to live out our mission statement—Helping people connect to God and to each other in every neighborhood—in a particular nation or local neighborhood.

Foundation Groups - Foundation Groups are Life Groups for newlywed couples married three years or less.

Friday Night Hangs - Friday Night Hangs is part of our college/young adult ministry. It is designed to bring college students and young adults to one location just to relax, have fun and be known.

iHub Team - Formerly known as the Link Team, they will help you get connected to a Life Group, serve on a Ministry Team, and more. They are available at the Info Hub at each campus if you have any questions.

Info Hub (iHub) – The place on your campus to get any information you may need.

Kids Ministry (Formerly Kids Connection/KidsCo) – Our Kids Ministry is comprised of Sprouts and Sprigs (for preschool) and KidsQuest (for kindergarteners through third graders).

La Fuente - La Fuente (the fountain) is our Spanish ministry.

Life GroupsLife Groups are small groups that meet in homes or other places for the purpose of developing a family and growing spiritually.

Merge - Our Merge class is designed to prepare seriously dating or engaged couples for the lifelong commitment of marriage using biblical principles.

Ministry Teams – A group of people gathered together to serve. Some teams are campus-specific and others have teams at all campuses.

Multi-Site – Being multi-site means we are one church in multiple locations. Each location, or campus, has its own Campus Pastor and live worship. The message may be live or video.

re|engage - Re|engage is a 16-week marriage enrichment process that will both care and equip marriages.

re:generation groups (re:gen) - Re:gen is a 12-step discipleship process through recovery.

Reading Plan (Life Journal Bookmark) – A reading plan to help you read through your entire Bible every two years.

Residency: Biblical Studies – The Biblical Studies track of Residency is a seminary-level learning experience aimed at growing aspiring leaders toward a better understanding of Bible, theology, leadership, character development and servanthood.

State of the Church (SOTC) – A gathering that occurs approximately once a year for the purpose of casting vision for the upcoming ministry year.

Student Ministries (a.k.a. Well Student Ministries or WSM) – Our Student Ministries include Surge (middle school) and Verve (high school).

Welcome Card – Available online and at all campuses for you to update your info, make requests or get connected.

Your Unique Design (YUD) – Your Unique Design is a tool for helping people understand their personalities and gifting.