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Unbroken

On Christmas day, the popular box office movie, "Unbroken," was released in theaters across the co...

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Night to Shine - Donations Needed

Thank you for supporting the Night to Shine Prom!     We have 200 guests with ...

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Alpha starts January 18th

If you are new to the Ridge, or if you know someone who is new to The Ridge or who is seeking to d...

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Christmas Eve Services

Join us as we celebrate the birth of Jesus the Christ this Christmas season....

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Blue Christmas

December 21st will be the shortest day of the year.  Along with the shortest day comes the ...

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Update from PRAY....by Youth Director Doug Applegate

Hey church, I just gave a recount to our high schoolers about how i thought the junkyard was doi...

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Welcome Joni!

We're very professional around here. Welcome, Joni! We can't wait to see how God is going to use y...

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Joni Pine, Director of Connection

We are so excited to announce that Joni Pine will be joining The Ridge staff as the Director of Co...

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A Challenge from Julie Wiemann, Director of Alpha and Connection

I've always loved a challenge.  In fact, at times somebody challenging me NOT to do something...

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Summer recap by Doug

Well I'm done with my summer of mission trips and of course we had fun, we served others and we li...

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Intern Sunday

 Join us this Sunday as our Interns, Justin Pearson & Hunter Thorpe, deliver the message....

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What'd that Bible just say?! Song of Songs

Find out what the Bible says about sex being part of God's plan.Click here to listen to ...

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What’d that Bible just say?!

Did it just say SEX? Sunday we will be focusing on what the Bible says on sex. Our passages for t...

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Sydney Kate Peterson

Sydney Kate Peterson passed peacefully in her sleep Friday June 13, 2014. She will ...

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Thank you! From the Jamie Peterson Family

Thank You!!These past few months have definitely been a journey.  We never know the path God...

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Movies Under The Stars - FUSE Summer Events

Calling all FUSE’rsSummer is here and it’s time to enjoy things outdoors!  We don’t hav...

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God and gas…and we’re not talking the automobile kind!!?!?! Sara Van Rees

So it’s Tuesday night and we’re hunkered down in our family room having our family bible stu...

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Life with Doug

It's my turn to blog so here goes...life is kind of hum drum right now. We've done a lot at home...

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Doing Church Differently...by Kara Backes, Family Ministry Director

Sarah and I just returned from a conference focused on family ministry.  And a key speaker ...

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Welcome Mary Kohlsdorf to PRC Staff!

Join us in welcoming Mary Kohlsdorf as the new Director of Spiritual Formation. Mary will begin he...

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He Knows My Name by Cheryl Sidler, Ministry Assistant

I was recently reading in John in preparation for Easter and came across John 20:11-18, verse 16 i...

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The Fruit Bearing Life by Pastor Tony Vis

“If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit apart from me you can do nothing....

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Good-bye, Teresa!

Teresa Deitch is resigning her role as Director of Spiritual Formation. She will be returning to...

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Doug Applegate, Movie Critic

Hey Ridgers, I'm going to play film critic for my turn on the blog. Recently i watched a dark come...

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Prayer – Our First Line of Defense! By Cheryl Sidler, Ministry Assistant

Jesus calls His disciples “friends” in John 15, where He is talking with them about the Vine...

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GriefShare

GriefShare

Tuesday January 27, 2015 to Tuesday April 28, 2015

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GriefShare

Tuesday January 27, 2015 to Tuesday April 28, 2015

Griefshare is a special weekly seminar/support group for people grieving the death of someone close. It’s a place where you can be around people who understand how you feel and the pain of your loss. At Griefshare you will learn valuable information that will help you though this difficult time of your life.

If you lost someone close to your or know someone who has, please contact us to find out more about our weekly Griefshare group. We know it hurts and we want to help.

The classes are consecutive, we welcome you at anytime during the series, please contact the church office for specific questions.

 

Dates:                 January 27 - April 28

Time:                    6:30 – 8:30 pm

Location:              Prairie Ridge Church 

Questions:           register@ridgelife.org

Register:  Click here

Partnering with Parents: The Secret to Positive Parenting (Thursday evening class)

Partnering with Parents: The Secret to Positive Parenting (Thursday evening class)

Thursday January 29, 2015 to Thursday March 5, 2015

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Partnering with Parents: The Secret to Positive Parenting (Thursday evening class)

Thursday January 29, 2015 to Thursday March 5, 2015

Partnering with Parents -  The Secret to Positive Parenting

How well do you really know the kids in your life?

Have you noticed that some kids just seem to make your role as a parent easy - while others frustrate and oppose every effort and good intention you have? If you're ready to understand these difference, this workshop is for you!

  • Discover the "real kid" lurking below the surface of those misunderstood behaviors.
  • Find out what motivates and what matters to individual personality types.
  • Discover what each child needs for effective, affirmative relationships.
  • Gain practical insights for helping children reach a healthy potential within their own unique personality structures.
  • Presented by Sue Green; Educator, Speaker, Coach

Materials will be available for purchase. 

Register here for the Sunday morning classes (Sunday January 25th (1st service; basement) & February 1 (1st service; basement); Follow-Up class: March 1 (1st service; basement))

Register here for Thursday evening classes (Thursday January 29th (6:30-8:00; adult classrooms); Follow-up class:  March 5th (6:30-8:00; adult classrooms))