Welcome to the Family! Our goal is to help you take a next step to Follow Jesus and Fearlessly Make Him Known! December 11 & 12, 2021
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 0-4 years of age. Ages 5 – 4th grade will receive a Fearless Fun bag.
Selah in Concert | Jan 14
The Dec 9 concert had to be canceled because a member of Selah contracted COVID. Join us on Friday, January 14 at 7p for a night of songs with Selah. All previous ticket sales will be honored. Get tickets here or stop by the Administrative Office Mon-Thurs 9a-4p (Door C).
Rooted | January 2022
If you are new to church or looking for a better connection with your church family—then your best next step is Rooted! This is a 10-week spiritual formation experience designed to connect you with God, the church, and your purpose. The next session of Rooted starts January 23. Learn More Here or email KarenV@fearlessfollower.org.
Last week we celebrated ALL IN together. God’s goodness is evident in our Fearless Family! As of Dec. 6th, our combined giving equals $10,107,457 towards our commitment goal of $14,561,000. Thank you for praying and seeking God’s direction in your generosity decisions. December is a significant giving month for our ministry, especially due to ALL IN. Learn More
Financial Peace | Starts January 24
Tell your money where to go instead of wondering where it went! Financial Peace University is a nine-lesson class designed to help you build a budget, dump debt, grow your wealth, and leave money stress behind. Each lesson is based on Biblical wisdom and common sense. Email Karen VanHaitsma at KarenV@fearlessfollower.org with any questions or for registration information.
Fearless 101 | Learn About Ridge Point
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, January 9 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
Journey of 100ft: 4 Practices
The Fearless Family of Churches believe there is unity in diversity through the power of the gospel. The Journey of 100ft is being offered to provide opportunities for education and developing relationships through cultural experiences. Upcoming meetings will look at 4 practices: Learn, Listen, Love, and Live.
Next Meeting: Jan 18, 6:30-8p in The Commons
God/ Jesus/ the Bible: Evidence?!
Will not be meeting again until January 9.
Is it only blind faith – or a reasonable conclusion – to believe that an intelligent Creator really exists, that the Bible is simply true, and that Jesus is God in human form? Starting back up Jan 9, 10:30-12noon, Sundays, Conference Room 3. 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. Please email Bonni with questions at email@example.com.
Wed Morning Women’s Study | Sermon on the Mount
On January 5, this Bible Study group will be starting a 9-week study from the book Sermon on the Mount by Jen Wilkin. Participants are responsible for purchasing their own book. For more information, please contact Deb DeVries at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com Next Meeting: Jan 6
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).
Mosaic Book Drive
Student Ministries is holding a book drive for Mosaic, a local ministry that helps foster and adoptive families flourish. We’re asking students to bring in used, good condition books to give to Mosaic.
TRIBE (5th – 8th) | Wed 6:30-8p
Join us this Wed at RollXscape for our yearly Christmas Skating Party from 6-8p! It’s located at 12521James St in Holland, across from Chick Fil A. Bring your ugliest Christmas sweater and $5 for skate rentals. Pizza, snacks, and video games are available for purchase.
AMPLIFY (9th – 12th) | Sun 6-8p
Welcome back Amplify!! We will be finishing up our series on Justice looking at what scripture says about environmental justice. Jesus was born to bring freedom, but what does it look like for us as freed people to take care of his Creation? Find out this week!
Ridge Kids | Adventure of a Lifetime
We are starting a new adventure following the star to the place where Jesus is born. Families make sure you pick up the new Pathway sheet with the new verses to learn.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have struggled with miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss, Faith 45 has support for you. Visit their website at faith-45.com or email email@example.com
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: Dec 23
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.
Front Desk Volunteers
Do you have the gift of hospitality, a friendly personality, and enjoy chatting with people? Sounds like volunteering at the office Front Desk would be a perfect fit for you!
Contact Megan for more information: MeganZ@fearlessfollower.org.