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2 NAVIGATE YOUR WAY TO FINANCIAL STEWARDSHIP Mission To equip people to learn and apply God s financial principles so that they may know Christ more intimately, be free to serve Him and help fund the Great Commission. Ministry Services Financial Peace University: Financial Peace University (FPU) teaches disciples God's ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to financial peace. This nine-week course will offer proven strategies for diminishing debt, managing money, and sensible saving and spending practices. Financial Peace University Curriculum by Dave Ramsey. Financial Seminars and Workshops: Financial seminars and workshops that focus on various financial topics. Church Business Directory: Annual publication that allows members of the congregation the opportunity to showcase their businesses. To receive further information about the ministry or any of the ministry services, please

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4 Table of Contents Advertising/Marketing... 3 Art... 3 Attorneys/Legal Author... 8 Catering... 8,10 Counseling... 8,10 Courier/Delivery Services... 8 Dentist... 8,9 Energy Contracts Event Planning... 10,11 Family Medicine Clinic... Inside Front Cover,11 Financial Planning/Financial Services Hair Stylist Health/Beauty Products... 13,14 Home Improvement/Construction Industrial Specialty Chemicals/MRO Supplies Insurance Interior Design... 15,16 Moonwalks/Entertainment Music/Christian Speaker Personal Fitness Pest Control/Extermination Physicians Quilting Real Estate Brokerage Real Estate/Realtors Recreational Center... 18,20 Sales/Vending Shredding... 18,20 Sustainable Construction... 20,21 T-Shirts/Screen Printing... 20,21 Wholesaler/International and Domestic Wines... 20,21 Youth Programming/Athletics... 20

5 WHEELER AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH BUSINESS DIRECTORY ADVERTISING ATTORNEYS 3 ADVERTISING / MARKETING Clear Vantage Marketing 3454 Yale Street Houston, Texas Contact: Mary Green-Lee Specializing in print advertising ART Dennis Black Art Contacts: Dennis Black Customized art work; specializing in Christian paintings and sculptures ATTORNEY / LEGAL Anderson Bush Law Firm, PLLC 2323 Clear Lake City Blvd, Suite Houston, Texas Contact: Attorneys Lucy Anderson and Edra Bush Legal Bastine & Associates Southwest Freeway, Suite 571 Stafford, Texas Fax: Contact: Ronique Bastine Robinson Legal Cooper & Cushingberry, LLP 2636 South Loop West, Suite 540 Houston, Texas Fax: Contact: Attorneys Sharon Cushingberry and Sharon Cushingberry Civil practice law firm Darcell Walker - Attorney at Law P.O. Box Houston, Texas Contact: Attorney Darcell Walker Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets Goins Law 2211 Norfolk, Suite 600 Houston, Texas Fax: Contact: Attorney Jonathan D. Goins Personal Injury and Criminal Defense

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10 WHEELER AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH BUSINESS DIRECTORY ATTORNEY DENTIST 8 ATTORNEY The Payne Firm Great Southwest Building 1314 Texas Avenue, Suite 1700 Houston, Texas Contact: Attorney Jason Payne Personal Injury Law firm AUTHOR / BLOGGER Book - Thank God for Women with Big H.I.P.S. Blog: thanksgodforwomenwithbighips Contact: Michael L. Lewis Author / Blogger CATERING The ChefPsalmist Catering Contact: Chef Willie Mae Sharpe Catering LangStead Catering 3810 Ruth Street Houston, Texas ext.325 Cell: Contact: Gary and Joyce Lang Catering COUNSELING Providential Counseling & Consulting Services, PLLC 2656 S. Loop West, Suite 305 Houston, Texas Contact: Richelle Whitaker, LSSP, LPC, NCC Counseling and Consutling Service COURIER / DELIVERY SERVICES Prime Time Courier & Process Services 8517 Hearth Dr., Suite 26 Houston, Texas Contact: Reginald Howard Courier and Process Services DENTIST Bruce A. Matson, D.D.S Colgate Street, Suite A Houston, Texas Contact: Bruce Matson, D.D.S. Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

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13 WHEELER AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH BUSINESS DIRECTORY ENERGY HAIR STYLIST 11 ENERGY CONTRACTS Jess Consulting Energy 2627 S. Brompton Pearland, Texas Contact: Jessie T. White Commercial and Residential Energy contracts Making You Your Energy Bill When You Pay Them EVENT PLANNING Love it B Events instagram: loveitb_events Contact: Barika Noris Providing production, entertainment and themed parties! Maya Imani Watson, The World's Coolest Traveling Art Museum Contact: Maya Imani Watson Art, Event Planning, Graphics, Paint Party Social FAMILY MEDICINE CLINIC Click It Clinic 4702 Dowling Street Houston, Texas Contact: Latisha Rowe, M.D., MBA Family medicine clinic FINANCIAL PLANNING / FINANCIAL SERVICES Emmanuel S. (Rudy) Livingston, CPA/PFS, CFP Contact: E.S. Rudy Livingston Investment services, Retirement, Rollovers, Insurance Primerica 1335 Regents Park, Suite 140 Houston, Texas Contact: Ruby Toliver Porter Financial services HAIR STYLIST Mint Condition Hair Studio 2626 South Loop West, Suite 412 Houston, Texas Contact: Keith Buckner Hair Stylist

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16 WHEELER AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH BUSINESS DIRECTORY HEALTH/BEAUTY PRODUCTS 14

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18 WHEELER AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH BUSINESS DIRECTORY INTERIOR DESIGN 16

19 WHEELER AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH BUSINESS DIRECTORY PHYSICIANS REAL ESTATE 17 PHYSICIANS Renal Specialists of Houston 5435 Aldine Mail Rd. Houston, Texas Contact: Billy Gilbert, II, M.D. Renal Specialist Southwest Memorial Physician Associates Gary J. Sheppard, M.D Southwest Freeway, Suite 620 Houston, Texas Contact: Gary J. Sheppard, M.D. Physician office QUILTING Designs from the Hart Contact: Vera A. Hart T-shirts Quilts REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE The Guess Group, Inc Marquart St., Suite 200 Houston, Texas Fax: Contact: Office Manager Real Estate Brokerage firm REAL ESTATE / REALTORS Amerisource Realty LLC 2825 Wilcrest Dr., Suite 165 Houston, Texas Contact: Niema Alim Realtor Better Homes and Garden Real Estate Gary Greene Contact: Brenda Roberson Realtor Better Homes and Garden Real Estate Gary Greene 1790 Nasa Parkway Houston, Texas Cell: Contacts: Warren and Deborah Jarrett Realtors Southwest Memorial Physician Associates, P.A. Gary J. Sheppard, M.D. Internal Medicine, Board Certified 7777 Southwest Freeway, Suite 620 Houston, TX (713) Fax (713) Office Hours: M-F 8:30am - 5pm

20 WHEELER AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH BUSINESS DIRECTORY REAL ESTATE - SHEDDING 18 Better Homes and Garden Real Estate Gary Greene 2323 Town Center Dr. Sugar Land, Texas Contact: James K. Evans Realtor Century 21, Olympian 2626 S. Loop West, Suite 118 Houston, Texas Cell: Contact: Bryan Boomer Realtor Associate Michael Lewis Realtor & Eagle Scout 3905 Dowling St. Houston, Texas Cell: Contact: Michael L. Lewis Realtor Peak Realty Spring Cypress Rd., Suite C260 Cypress, Texas Fax: Contact: Wanda Hughes Real Estate Associate RECREATION CENTER Blue Triangle Community Center 3005 McGowen St. Houston, Texas Contact: Charlotte Bryant

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24 Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church Adult Ministries There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work. I Corinthians 12:4-5 Avenues To Employment Ministry - Focuses on providing support and encouragement in the form of job search events and workshops; personal guidance/coaching; and online tools and resources to help unemployed and underemployed members. College Ministry Seeks to enrich and enhance the social and spiritual lives of college students and to foster the development and display of a mature Christian lifestyle. Communications Corps - Provides audio, video and lighting support in an effort to enhance the overall worship experience. Congregational Care & Development Ministry Offers support to parishioners as witnesses to the faithfulness of God and promotes Christian growth among those who are bereaved, distressed, spiritually-conflicted, or healthchallenged. Courtesy Corps - Is an ushering group handling congregational comfort and offerings in Sunday worship. Evangelism Ministry Seeks to fulfill the Great Commission by street witnessing. Family Connection - Expresses concern, love and care to families of the church s deceased members by serving as hosts at the after-funeral fellowships. Fellowship Committee Provides a warm welcome to visitors, a fellowship setting for members and visitors, and refreshments on Sundays and other special occasions. Financial Empowerment Ministry Equips members to learn and apply God s financial principles. First Aid Care Team - Is a professional medical team providing comfort for those who are in distress or need medical care on Sundays. First Touch Ministry Parking lot greeters assist church attendees with the intent of providing easy access and exit from the WABC campus. Footwashing Ministry In collaboration with St. John s Methodist Church, ministers to the homeless of downtown Houston by assisting in washing their feet and providing basic hygienic items. General Mission - An umbrella ministry through which the following service ministries are coordinated: Cade Circle Serves the sick and shut-in. Ruth Circle Provides ongoing services to adults and children in need of food, clothing and school supplies. T. Davis Circle Provides for the spiritual and physical needs of senior citizens.

25 Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church Adult Ministries There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work. I Corinthians 12:4-5 Greeters Ministry Greet people who attend the campus with a spirit of love and compassion; giving a friendly, warm and helpful first impression to the campus of WABC Health & Wellness Ministry - An umbrella ministry through which the following service ministries are coordinated: Alzheimer/Dementia This caregiver support group provides comfort to the caregivers and loved ones of Alzheimer/dementia patients. Cancer Ministry Provides individual support to persons suffering with cancer through the use of cancer survivors who share their own experiences with cancer victims. HIV Care Team Provides care to people with HIV/AIDS and their loved ones. Athletic Ministry Leads WABC members in pursuit and maintenance of physical active and healthconscious lifestyles. In His Image Men s Ministry (InHIMM) Is a brotherhood of Christian men seeking to grow in Christ. Jail and Prison Ministry - Empowers the families of the incarcerated through mentoring programs for ex-offenders, non-professional counseling support and referral services to the families. Legal Ministry Team of legal professionals that sponsor an annual will-a-thon for WABC members. Marriage Ministry Provides teaching and encouragement to married or engaged couples with the goal of fulfilling God s goal for their marriage. Music & Arts Ministries - Music and dance, in all forms, celebrate the majesty of God. In this celebration, our music and arts ministries serve as vehicles to create and develop connections for the praise and worship of our Lord. Bells of Praise Celestial Choir Chapel Choir Cherub Choir Ephphatha (ministers to the hearing-impaired) Grace Praise Dancers Mighty Men of Wheeler Choir Psalms of David College and Young Adult Choir Sanctuary Choir Unity Choir New Member s Ministry Help newcomers become firm in their commitment to Christ and assist in identifying where their gifts can be best used. Prayer Ministry Helps to lift up a congregation of believers who actively engage in all manner of prayers with the demonstration of God s anointing in healing, deliverance, and direction resulting in a greater intimacy in worship of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Photography Ministry Seeks to chronicle the history of WABC with excellence.

26 Singles Ministry Support for unmarried, divorced, or widowed single individuals or single parents in their development of an effective Christian lifestyle, regardless of their age. Senior Adult Ministry, also known as Seasoned Saints Seeks to engage seniors to embrace growth as God continues to fortify their lives for the coming years. Wedding Council Ministry - Facilitates the preparation of wedding worship ceremonies in the sanctuary. Women s Guild Works to raise funds to benefit programs and ministries of the church with Christian oriented luncheons, fashion shows, afternoon teas and other social gatherings. Women Anointed By Christ - Serves to link women to ministry opportunities that will nurture their spiritual development and provide a venue for them to share their spiritual gifts and talents. Young Adults Seeks to enrich and enhance the social and spiritual lives of college students and to foster the development and display of a mature Christian lifestyle. Be Generous With Your Time! Get Involved! Be A Volunteer!

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