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Meet The Ridge Staff: Sue Green; Director of Midweek and Summer RidgeKids Programs

1. What is your job at The Ridge?  Director of Midweek and Summer Programs2. Favorite thing a...

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Meet The Ridge Staff: Ryan DeHamer; Production Tech Director

1.      What is your job at The Ridge?  Production Tech Director2.&n...

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Meet The Ridge Staff: Jeanne Hirsch; Director of Early Childhood

1.      What is your job at The Ridge?  Director of Early Childhood2.   &...

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Meet The Ridge Staff: Julie Wiemann; Director of Alpha

1.      What is your job at The Ridge?  Alpha Director2.    Favorite...

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Meet The Ridge Staff: Kelly Wyllie; RidgeKids K-2 Director

1.      What is your job at The Ridge?  RidgeKids K-2 Director2.&nbs...

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Meet The Ridge Staff: Leanne Vander Streek; Director of Kids Hope USA

1.      What is your job at The Ridge? Kids Hope USA Director2.    Favori...

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Meet The Ridge Staff: Graham Schardt; Director of Worship Arts

1.      What is your job at The Ridge? Director of Worship Arts2. &n...

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Meet the Ridge Staff: Suzanne Schuknecht; Director of Data & Communication

1.      What is your job at The Ridge? Director of Data & Communicati...

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Meet the Ridge Staff: Sarah Van Rees; Director of RidgeKids & Families

1.      What is your job at The Ridge? Director of RidgeKids and Families...

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Meet the Ridge Staff: Laura Patterson; Preschool @ The Ridge 3-year-old associate

1. What is your job at The Ridge?I'm an associate in the three year old preschool room.2. &nb...

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Meet The Ridge Staff: Dan Schuknecht, Business Manager & Men's Ministry

1. What is your job at The Ridge?Business Manager – oversee finance and facility, lead men’s m...

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A note from Julie about her worship leader sabbatical

It's a busy Saturday at the Wiemann home - not atypical for Chuck and I as we try to cram in as ma...

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Meet The Ridge Staff: Doug Applegate; Youth Director

1.      What is your job at The Ridge? Director of Youth Ministries. My mission is ...

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Meet the Ridge Staff: Kara Backes; Finance Manager

1.    What is your job at The Ridge?  Finance Manager2.    Favorite thing...

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Meet The Ridge Staff: Cheryl Sidler; Ministry Assitant

In honor of Administrative Professional's Day, meet Cheryl Sidler our beloved Ministry Assistant.1...

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Thank You from the Van Rees Family

To paraphrase the words of Jerry McGuire, ‘You had us at the applause’. Our initial response t...

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Meet The Ridge Staff: Pastor Mike

Pastor Mike Van Rees: Lead Pastor1.      Favorite thing about your job? I...

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Save the Date - Night to Shine 2017

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Who is Jesus?

Jesus, how did you do it? You got on your knees and washed their feet (John 13). Some days it's ha...

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Easter Service Times

Join us this Easter as we celebrate the Resurrection of our Savior!Good F...

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We're hiring...again!

We're hiring! The Ridge is hiring a Director for KIDS HOPE USA (part-time). This position will dev...

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New Staff Update

Please help us welcome …•Ryan De Hamer as the new Production Tech Director•Kelly Wyllie as t...

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RidgeFocus with the Junkyard Big Give: Coin Wars

The month's RidgeFocus is partnering with the Junkyard's monthly Big Give for Coin Wars!Here are t...

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Sarah Van Rees, Director of RidgeKids

Sarah has been around The Ridge since the beginning, but you may not know her. Get to know her a l...

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We're hiring!

The Ridge is hiring a F/T Production Tech Director. This position puts an emphasis on video produc...

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Purposeful Prayer Night

Purposeful Prayer Night

Wednesday July 27, 2016 to Wednesday August 17, 2016

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Purposeful Prayer Night

Wednesday July 27, 2016 to Wednesday August 17, 2016

Mid Week Purposeful Prayer Time. You schedule time for everything during your week, right? So put this on your calendar. Come every Wednesday or just the ones you can. 6:30 to 7:30, Room 100-101 These nights will involve worship and a time dedicated to learning and practicing purposeful prayer. 

SummerJAM16 - A Ridge Family VBS Experience

SummerJAM16 - A Ridge Family VBS Experience

Monday August 1, 2016 to Thursday August 4, 2016

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SummerJAM16 - A Ridge Family VBS Experience

Monday August 1, 2016 to Thursday August 4, 2016
Join us for SummerJAM16!
 
Here at the Ridge we’ve taken VBS to the next level!  Kids and families come together to grow UP, IN and OUT.  Two evenings are designed specifically for kids alone; two evenings are designed for kids and parents together.   All together you and your kids will have an unforgettable “Jesus And Me” week!
 
Programming is designed for kids ages two-years-old through 5th grade (completed grade).  Volunteers will be needed Tuesday and Thursday evenings!  Stay tuned – sign up sheet will be sent closer to the event.  Register your kids now (parents do not need to register or pay)!
 
Here’s a quick overview of our week:
 
Monday:  Growing IN    The kids will be building relationships with each other while parents spend time sharing ideas on ways to raise spiritual champions.
Tuesday:  Growing UP   An evening of prayer and reflection for kids.  How about date night for you?!
Wednesday: Growing OUT  Families will get to choose where to serve together.  Last year we packaged meals,  harvested vegetables for the Food Bank, fixed food for a refugee event and delivered appreciation baskets to our fire and police stations.  Truly  memorable experiences!   Service opportunities to choose from will be available the first night of SummerJAM.
Thursday:  Growing IN   We’ll celebrate together with a carnival!  All are invited for food, games and FUN!!
Register now (Registration closes July 25th)