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Too Busy Not to Pray

BUSY: 1) having a great deal to do.  2) keep occupied.  That's definitely the definition...

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Pray with Purpose - Staff, Leaders & their Families

“You can do more than pray...after you have prayed. But you can never do more than pray until yo...

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A War of Words

A student did a study on the word "war" and people's first reaction upon hearing it.  Some pe...

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Grace vs. Obedience

If the Gospel is grace, what is the role of obedience? Obedience is important but needs to be unde...

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Blessing of the Backpacks

As a brand-new school age parent, the mention of August 26th brings excitement but also some fear....

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Fighting Is No Joke

Stop me if you've heard this one...A couple drove down a country road for several miles, not sayin...

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The Art of the Fight

Were you and your spouse ever taught how to fight? My husband and I weren't.  And although we...

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Debbie Longseth, RidgeCARE Coordinator

Greetings Ridge Family,I am Debbie Longseth and have been around Prairie Ridge Church since we beg...

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Summer @ The Ridge

There are lots of activities, serving opportunities, and studies happening – join us!Pick up a&n...

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Hire a Youth

If you have an odd job (yard work, baby sitting, washing your car etc) and you were going to pay s...

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The Passion...The Suffering...Easter Morning

Do you remember the year The Passion of the Christ came out? I do. I was a newlywed, living in Ken...

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The original Ferris Bueller

In his message Sunday, Pastor Mike talked about the original "Ferris Bueller" David's first s...

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Encountering God...Sue Mixdorf

I’m Sue Mixdorf and this is my storyWhen others tell stories of “hearing god speak”, I pictu...

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Alpha for Gringos by Julie Wiemann (Alpha Director)

A few months ago I had the opportunity to visit a friend in Costa Rica with the purpose of helping...

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Night to Shine Highlights

What a fabulous night! Thank you to all our volunteers, sponsors, and guests for participating in ...

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We say YES to SEX....in black and white.

Here at the Ridge, we say YES to SEX…in marriage as defined by God. As you may have heard, there...

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A responsive reading based on Solomon's Prayer of Dedication the Temple

For those of you who joined for services February 1st, here is the responsive reading used durin...

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History of Alpha by Julie Wiemann (Director of Alpha)

  I love Alpha, and here at the Ridge we love it too.  One of the many reasons we so en...

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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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Ridge Focus: August

Ridge Focus: August

Sunday August 30, 2015 to Sunday August 30, 2015

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Ridge Focus: August

Sunday August 30, 2015 to Sunday August 30, 2015

Each month we will highlight a different mission, our “Ridge Focus,” inviting you to pray, give, and serve. Specific, concrete ways to give OVER our regular giving and OUT to people in need will be offered each month.

This month we will be focusing on ways to help caring pregnancy centers in the metro area by blessing them with newborn diapers. 

Alpha

Alpha

Sunday September 13, 2015 to Sunday November 15, 2015

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Alpha

Sunday September 13, 2015 to Sunday November 15, 2015

What: Alpha is an opportunity for you to come and learn more about the foundations of the Christian Faith and to simply ask questions about God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit. 

When: Meeting Sunday evenings starting September 13th - November 15th (5:15-7:30pm); dinner provided; childcare provided.

Cost: $0 (optional Alpha book $10) 

Where: The Square (Ridge gym)

Questions: email Julie

Register: click here

Typical Evening:

5:15-5:25         Social Time/Settle children into childcare

5:30-6:00         Dinner

6:00-6:15         Worship/Welcome

6:15 - 6:45       Teaching

6:45 - 7:30       Small Group Discussions/Dismiss