Welcome to the Family! Our goal is to help you take a next step to Follow Jesus and Fearlessly Make Him Known! November 20 & 21, 2021
Thanksgiving Eve Service | Nov 24
Ridge Point’s Thanksgiving Eve service will be on Wednesday, November 24 at 6:30pm. This service is family friendly and provides opportunity to reflect on God’s goodness and provision in our lives.
Giving Tree provides Fearless Followers a thoughtful way to walk alongside our Missional Partners: Mosaic, Pullman (Adopt a Family), Young Lives, and Holland Middle School. To participate in person, visit our “Giving Trees” in the Main Lobby or in the Commons before and after our weekend services Nov 13/14 through Nov27/28. Choose a Tree, Pick an Ornament, then Check in with a Volunteer.
Return gifts securely wrapped and labeled under the same tree by Dec 13.
ALL IN Celebration | Dec 4/5
Join us for the weekend services on December 4 & 5 as we celebrate what God has done in and through the Fearless Family of Churches during our ALL IN journey.
Journey of 100ft: Dinner & Panel Discussion
Our faith and race group, Journey of 100ft, has 4 upcoming meetings where they’ll look at 4 practices: Learn, Listen, Love, and Live. On Tues. Nov 30, join us over a meal while learning from a panel of diverse community members as they share their everyday experiences in life and work as people of color in West Michigan. Next Meeting: Nov 30, 6-8p in The Commons
Christmas with Selah Concert | Dec 9
Join us as we host “Christmas with Selah” at Ridge Point on December 9 at 7pm. It will be an evening to reflect on the joy of the holiday while soaking in beautiful music. Get Tickets!
Christmas Collage | Dec 19
We would love to invite you to join us as we gather to celebrate Christmas through a variety of artistic expressions at 6pm on Sunday, December 19, for our Christmas Collage! The event is free and open to the public, so make sure to invite your friends and family to this festive night of music, dance, and many other surprises!
Christmas Eve Services
Ridge Point’s Christmas Eve services will be on Dec 24 at 2:30p, 4:00p, and 5:30p. Come celebrate Christ’s birth with us through song and teaching. Childcare available for children 0-5 years of age.
Almost two years ago we launched ALL IN with an amazing $14,561,000. Praise God! As of Nov. 15, our combined giving equals $9,833,413. At the beginning of ALL IN, some indicated their commitments would not be given until December 2021. Those “end of campaign” commitments equaled a few million dollars. A couple of households have let us know that due to market circumstances, their support amounts will be delayed. Our ministries are in good financial health, but your participation matters. Learn More
Whether you are new, wonder what it means to be a Fearless Follower, or want to find your place in community, join us for a Fearless 101 lunch. Sunday, December 12 from 11:45a – 1:00p in Room 40 (across from the Ground Floor Café). We can’t wait to get to know you and to help you get to know us! Register
God/ Jesus/ the Bible: Evidence?!
Is it only blind faith – or a reasonable conclusion – to believe that an intelligent Creator exists, the Bible is simply true, and Jesus is God in human form? 10:30-12 noon, Sundays, Conf Room 3. November’s topics: Did Jesus really claim to be God? How do we know that Jesus existed? Newcomers welcome anytime. Contact Bob Hazen for more info and for the book we’re using: 651-324-3004 or Evergreen.Apologetics@gmail.com
Women’s Bible Study | Tues Evenings
Inviting women of all ages to Bible study on Tuesdays, 6:30-8pm, in room 132. Have you been wanting to connect with other women? Have you been desiring to dig deeper into God’s Word and see how it applies to our lives? Then this is for you! Join us as we study the gospel of Luke. This time together includes worship, prayer, and Bible study led by Bonni Melton. Please email Bonni with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wed Morning Women’s Study | He’s Where the Joy Is
This Bible Study group meets Wednesday mornings from 9-11 in Room #161. They will be starting a new study on October 27, He’s Where the Joy Is by Tara-Leigh Cobble. Participants are responsible for purchasing their own book.
For more information, please contact Deb DeVries at email@example.com.
Bible Study | Men’s Study Group
Are you looking to dig deeper into the word of God together with fellow men on the journey of following Jesus and Fearlessly making Him known? Join the Men’s Bible Study Group for an enriching time of prayer and study. Every Thursday morning 6-7a in the Prayer Room. Learn More: KarenV@fearlessfollower.org
Ridge Point Parkinson’s Support Group
Have you or someone you know been living with Parkinson’s? You are not alone! The Parkinson’s Support Group is here to offer encouragement and support to you and your family. Meets monthly on Thursdays at 12:30pm in Room 159. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org Next Meeting: Dec 2
Life Groups | A Family of Disciples on Mission
When you join a life group, you can expect to meet new people and find a relational environment offering helpful conversations about life and faith. None of us have life or faith figured out, but together we can share our insights and stories to help us understand better who Jesus is, who we are and how we can share Him with others. Contact: KarenV@fearlessfollower.org Learn More
Care and Support
Do you know we have a full team of people that love to encourage and support our Fearless Family? If you are in need of prayer or support please send us a note at Care@FearlessFollower.org. Don’t do life alone. There is a faith family here that cares.
Follow us on Facebook (Ridge Point Parent Group 5th-12th) or on Instagram (@triberpcc or @amplifyrpcc).
TRIBE (5th – 8th) | Wed 6:30-8p
We are off for thanksgiving break this Wednesday (cue uncontrollably sobbing). But we’ll be back December 1 at 6:30p. Have a great break and we’ll see you in two weeks!
AMPLIFY (9TH – 12TH) | Sun 6-8p
Join us this week, high schoolers, for a family meal! We are having a Thanksgiving feast tonight, along with some Thanksgiving themed games. We’ll see you at Entrance C from 6-8pm tonight!
Child Dedication | Dec 11/12
Child Dedication is the first Milestone on the Spiritual Pathway of your child. We will celebrate this shared commitment to raise our children to love and follow Jesus on the Weekend of December 11/12.
MOMS has begun for the year but you’re still welcome to join. What mom couldn’t use a break? Enjoy the company of fellow moms with breakfast, speakers, crafts, and childcare. Meeting every other Thursday from 9-11a, September through April. Contact: email@example.com
Ridge Kids | Adventure of a Lifetime
Ridge Kids has added a “Duty Free Store” to our Great Adventure! As children fill their monthly passport page with stickers they will receive “money” to go shopping. Make sure you have the parent take home sheet and make memory work part of the ride to or from school.
Local & Regional Missional Initiatives work with partners where we live, work, and play to provide you with your next step in reaching others with the hope and love of Jesus and restoring what’s broken in the world around us.
Journey to health from your hurts, habits, and hang ups. Worship and Open Share groups meet the 2nd and 4th Thurs from 6:30-8:30p. Please use entrance E (main entrance). Childcare available starting August 12.
Next meeting: Nov 25 (Thanksgiving)
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Stronger Together 70×7
Do you have a loved one who is incarcerated, or know someone who does? Come join a group of people who are walking that path as well. Benefit from the council, love, and support of those who have been down that path. Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month at 6p. Light dinner and child-care provided. Email email@example.com for more information.
Young Lives Partnership
Do you enjoy making meals and have the gift of hospitality? You can support pregnant and parenting teens by providing a meal for their Club nights where they enjoy Christ centered community. Gift cards to local restaurants also welcomed. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
E.C. Brooks Prison Ministry
Building relationships with the men at E.C. Brooks. Learning to work out our differences and to experience hope. Email Doug at email@example.com for more information.
Kids Food Basket
Help fight child food insecurity in our area by sorting and packing supper packs onsite at Kids Food Basket in Holland. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
A ministry designed to help Foster and Adoptive families flourish. Let us know you are here! Contact email@example.com or go to mosaicfosteradopt.org.
Make a meal, teach a child, come to serve in a ministry dedicated to showing the love of Jesus by serving our friends in Pullman. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsoring a child is the most personal and effective way to fight poverty!! When you sponsor a vulnerable child, you get to build a relationship that encourages “your child” with hope for the future. Your support helps promote the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of this beautiful Child of God. For more information go to FearlessFollower.org/Global or email MaryJoB@FearlessFollower.org.
Zambia with Jubilee Centre
Jubilee Centre is a Christian NGO that exists to equip and serve pastors & professionals and support young people. Fearless Family walks alongside JC to support vulnerable children, provide leadership development workshops and share best practices for church leaders.
- Sponsor a Child through the Jubilee Centre Child Sponsorship Program
- Mission Trip: June 11-23, 2022: a cultural experience that includes encouraging students on child sponsorship & college scholarship, kinship care, and home repair.
Honduras with Advance Misionero
Growing God’s Kingdom by bringing Christian education, building, and training community leaders, and promoting health in La Canada Honduras
- Sponsor a Child who lives in Honduras through Compassion International
- Mission Trip: Date TBD: Spring 2022
Contact MaryJoB@FearlessFollower.org or HPDCaptainJack@yahoo.com
Guatemala with Paradise Bound
A ministry designed to continue the earthly ministry of Jesus by ministering to others through addressing physical needs and sharing the gospel.
- Mission Trip: July 14-21, 2022
Christmas Eve Nursery Volunteers
Christmas Eve is a chance for us to share the message of The Gospel with those who don’t already call Ridge Point home. With the extra people coming through our doors comes extra little ones to hold and care for. Would you be willing to help us by serving before or after the service you’re already attending? Christmas Eve services will be at 2:30p, 4:00p, and 5:30p.
Please contact CathyDFearlessFollower.org.