SUMMER Bridge Building



We encourage you to connect with other Bridgers for Bridge Building opportunities throughout the year.


Summer Bridge Building is here! 


Scroll down to see the events. 

NOTE: Events are both one-time and on-going, make sure to check dates.


CLICK HERE to sign-up.

EMAIL HERE to ask questions about Bridge Building.


#BB1    

GUY’S GOLF 

Sundays: 6/12, 7/24 & 8/14 (4PM) 

MEN

Leaders: Seth Erickson & Jens Brown

          

Join other men once a month for a round of golf! 

Bring your clubs and come for a great time of connection.

#BB2    

PICKLEBALL

Monday: 6/27 (6:30PM) 

CO-ED


Leaders: Adam & Mandy Widdicombe and Jon & Holly Peters


Enjoy an evening of playing pickleball while connecting with others! All abilities welcome. There will be equipment available to use or bring your own! Game instructions will be given to any who have never played.

#BB3    WOMEN’S PRAYER GROUP

Wednesdays: 6/15, 6/29, 7/13, 7/27 & 8/10 (10:00AM) 

WOMEN

Leaders: Karen Biel & Karen Condit


Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12

We are called to pray. Praying with others is one way to remain faithful. Join us five Wednesdays this summer for an encouraging and joyful time as we seek God’s heart for our families, friends, ourselves, and the church.

#BB4    WOMEN’S MOVIE NIGHT

Wednesday: 6/15 (7:00PM) 

WOMEN

Leaders: Rachel Orf & Margaret Raths

        

Join other women in Rachel Orf's backyard for a movie, snacks, and some great connection! Come at 7PM to hang out and showtime is 8PM.

#BB5    7 PARKS IN 7 WEEKS
Thursdays

MOMS

Leaders: Rachel Orf, Larisa Butters, Bethany Talledge, Brianna Shields & Renee Carlson

            

Moms, join us as we get together for some fun with our children. This is a great time for our kids to have socialization while we take time to share and encourage one another.

#BB6    GROWN AND FLOWN GET-TOGETHER

Friday: 6/17 (6:30PM) 

PARENTS WITH ADULT CHILDREN

Leaders: Scott & Sarah Nelson and Jerry & Sue Cellan

        

If your kids have grown up and flown the nest, you are invited for a delicious WHOLE BOWL MEAL at the Cellan’s. Join us for a time of food, fellowship, and lots of laughter!

#BB7    PICNICS IN THE PARK

EVERYONE

Join others from The Bridge at the park for a picnic! Pick a date below (or more than one!) bring your own supper, and come for fellowship and encouragement! 

A - Tuesday 6/21, 5:30PM – Host: Steve & Krista Coddington

B - Thursday 7/7, 5:30PM –  Host: Ben & Kelly Wutschke

C - Thursday 8/4, 5:00PM –  Host: Jens & Indigo Brown

#BB8   WEDNESDAY WALKS

Wednesdays: 6/22-8/10 (6:30PM) 

WOMEN

Leaders: Jamie Heldt, Kim Neal, Indigo Brown, Mandy Widdicombe, Bethany Talledge & Sarah Koeppen


The Women of the Bridge invite you to join as we step-out and step-up our relational connections, spiritual growth, and health this summer. We will be walking, talking and praying through local parks and trails. Walkers of any level are welcome and encouraged to join on our evening walks as we develop new and old friendships and grow together.

#BB9    EAU CLAIRE EXPRESS FAMILY NIGHT

Friday: 6/24 (7:05PM) 

EVERYONE

Leaders: Jacob & Rachel Orf


Join others for a fun night at the baseball park to watch Eau Claire take on Rochester. This will be a great time to connect with others while cheering on our local team!

#BB10  EVANGELISM BASICS

Sunday: 6/26 (7:30-9PM) 

CO-ED

Leaders: Kevin & Sarah Koeppen

    

Come for an opportunity to learn about biblical examples of evangelism, receive training in how to initiate spiritual conversations in a natural way, and be equipped with a simple outline for sharing the gospel that will give you another tool in your ministry tool belts. You will also have the opportunity to sign up to put your new skills into practice over the summer.

#BB11  MEN’S BONFIRES

Tuesdays: 6/28, 8/9 Friday: 7/15

(7:30PM) 

MEN

Leaders: Adam Condit & Luke Jorde

Join other men for a night to connect around a fire. Bring a snack and yard game to share. 

#BB12  worship JAM night

Thursday: 6/30 (6:30-8PM) 

EVERYONE

Leaders: Fern Brown & Leah Howard

        

If you enjoy praising God in community, here’s your chance! Bring your voice and your instrument (guitar, banjo, bass, ukulele, fiddle, drum, or whatever you play) for the joy of praising God together in a jam format. All ability levels welcome. Students under 12, please bring a parent. Chord sheets will be available prior to June 30.

#BB13  WOMEN’S POOL PARTY

Monday: 7/11 (6:30PM) 

WOMEN

Leaders: Mandy Widdicombe & Laine Jorde


Come for a night of connection, snacks, and swimming with other women! Bring a snack to share! Drinks will be provided. 

#BB14  FAMILY BREWERS VS. TWINS GAME

Tuesday: 7/12 (6:40PM) 

EVERYONE

Leaders: Jacob & Rachel Orf


Join others for a destination event at Target Field to cheer on The Milwaukee Brewers while connecting with others from The Bridge!

#BB15  THE BRIDGE FAMILY POOL PARTY (featuring snow cones from Snowies)

Sunday: 7/17 (7-8:30PM) 

EVERYONE

Leaders: Willy & Laura Wendler and Jerry & Sue Cellan


Everyone is invited to Fairfax Pool for swimming or just hanging out with others from The Bridge!  Bring your friends, a lawn chair or blanket and a snack to share. The pool is reserved from 7-8:30 for The Bridge!

#BB16  15th ANNUAL FIERCE FREEDOM JUSTICE RUN/WALK

Wednesday: 7/20 (6:00PM) 

EVERYONE

Join others from around the Chippewa Valley to walk or run to fight human trafficking. Visit cvjusticerun.org to sign up to participate or volunteer to serve at the event. Registering by 7/1 guarantees you receive a t-shirt.

Kids' 1/2 mile begins at 6PM, Adult 2 mile & 5 mile begins at 6:30PM. 

#BB17  AFTERNOON AT THE POOL

Tuesday: 8/2 (1:00PM) 

WOMEN AND CHILDREN

Leaders: Sarah LaCoursiere & Rachel Orf

   

Join us at Fairfax Pool for an afternoon of swimming, sunshine and good conversation. Women of all ages are invited. Children under 12 please bring a parent or guardian. 

#BB18  DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET AND SPLASH PAD

Wednesday: 8/17 (10:00AM) 

WOMEN AND CHILDREN

Leaders: Sarah LaCoursiere & Rachel Orf

  

We will be meeting outside the Downtown Farmers Market and walking through it followed by walking to the Splash Pad in front of the Pablo Center. All ages are welcome!