Welcome to the Family! Our goal is to help you take a next step to Follow Jesus and Fearlessly Make Him Known!                                            February 20 & 21, 2021

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

 

Resist the Drift Marriage Workshop

Join the Fearless Family of Churches for a one-day workshop with Focus on the Family’s premier relationship expert, Greg Smalley, to discover God’s path to joy and fulfillment in your marriage.

When: Saturday March 20 from 9a-2p

Cost: $40 per Couple (meals and materials included)

Register: FearlessFollower.org/resist-the-drift

 

Chapters Re-Model & Re-Open!

Swing by check out Chapters! We’ve remodeled and reopened! For a suggested donation, grab Ridge Point and Fearless Follower swag! Sweats, tees, cups, hats, books and more. Cash & credit card accepted.

Email kateb@fearlessfollower.org for more info.

 

Join a Discussion Group!  #Fearless40 Prayer Challenge

Together we are reading though the book, “Draw the Circle, The 40 Day Prayer Challenge” by Mark Batterson https://fearlessfollower.org/fearless40.

It’s not too late to join a discussion group in-person Sundays 4-5:30p or online Mondays 7-8:30p. 40 days of prayer can change a life. https://ridgepointff.org/next-steps/groups/ 

 

Café Open!

The café team is excited to be safely serving food “to go” to our Ridge Point Community. Specialty drinks, baked goods, and hot sandwiches!

 

Community Boards

Did you know Ridge Point has community boards where you can post a need or offer your gifts to meet a need in our community? Be sure to check them out! Located near the Next Steps area on both the main and lower levels.

 

 

Men’s Breakfast

The Men’s Breakfast is a great way to meet other guys who are looking to learn about life and grow closer to the Lord. Join us on Saturday, March 20 at 7.30a at Ridge Point Community Church for a warm breakfast and life-changing conversations.
Contact Keith Page at keith.page@hartcool.com.

 

“All In” Generosity:  Thank You

Your love fund giving has cared for 38 families and provided over 1,800 meals for people in need this year. You have donated $65,260 worth of items to the Holland Rescue Mission, which allowed us to receive $3,263 in gift cards for HRM’s Gateway Center Thrift Store. These gift cards will go to families in need of furniture and household items.
Thank you, Fearless Family!

 

 

ADULTS:

 

Blood Drive at Third Coast

American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive at Third Coast! Please join us at one or more of these dates to give blood and help save lives.

For an appointment visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter sponsor code THIRDCOASTCHURCH, or call 1.800.733.2767.

Appointments available 11a – 5p on
February 24, April 23, and June 24.

6069 Blue Star Hwy, Saugatuck, MI – 49453

 

Leaning on God’s Hope – Grief Support Group

Join author and Fearless Follower, Jamie Tidd, for this
6-week support group. Learn how to journey through your grief and find gratitude while being supported by others who understand your pain. This group begins Monday, Feb. 22 from 6:30-8p.
Sign up here: https://fearless.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/757/responses/new

 

DivorceCare

Separation and divorce can be one of the most painful and stressful experiences we face in life. The good news is you don’t have to go through it alone! Please join us for DivorceCare, beginning Tuesday,
Feb 23 from 6:30-8:30p.

Sign up here:

https://fearless.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/756/responses/new

 

Women‘s Bible Study

One of the ways to get nourished for the journey of faith is by studying God’s Word. At the Women’s Bible Study, we study the Word of God, have fellowship with one another, and get equipped to live faithfully and victoriously. Join us every Tuesday evening from 6:30-8p as we journey through the Gospel of Mark. Contact bmelton86@gmail.com for more information.

 

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.

Email Jerry Rawlings at jerryr@fearlessfollower.org

 

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.

Email Jerry Rawlings at jerryr@fearlessfollower.org

 

A Place to Belong, Grow and Serve

If you are looking for a place to belong, space to grow in faith, a chance to use your gifts and abilities or to better understand Gods Word, we have lots of opportunities for you to plug in. There are Bible studies, groups, and classes meeting virtually and in-person, as well as service and mission opportunities for you to join.
Email Kate Bareman at kateb@fearlessfollower.org

 

 

STUDENTS:

 

Middle School Students – TRIBE (5th-8th Grade)

The best night of the week is Wednesday night at Tribe!

Come join us this week as we continue our series on prayer, learning how to pray prayers of Lament. We’ll also hang out, connect with friends, and worship! We are meeting in the Center (entrance C) with masks required. See you there! NEW TIME: 6-7:30p

High School Students – AMPLIFY (9TH-12TH Grade)

Looking for a place to connect on Sunday night?
Join us at Amplify as we have community in the Center (entrance C) with masks required. Amplify will not be meeting tonight due to the Superbowl. We will continue our series on prayer next week with Lament. You don’t want to miss it!! See you there, 6-8p.

Student Ministries Discipleship Class

What is discipleship? Am I called to make Disciples? During this program we will train and equip students to be able to carry out the great commission, teaching how to become disciples, taking God’s Word and applying it to their own lives. If you want to grow your relationship with Christ and understand God’s will for you, then this discipleship course is the next step in your journey. Meet in the Center for 11 weeks and mask will be required.  Sundays 9-10:15a starting February 7.
Sign up online now:

https://fearless.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/745/responses/new 

FAMILIES:


Faith 45

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 info@faith-rt.com

 

Princess Dance
Girls, you are invited with your father, stepfather, grandfather, uncle, etc.! This Bridge Event will be held on Saturday, March 13 at 3:30-5p or 6-7:30p. Yes, one day, two times! Sign up here:

https://fearlessfollower.org/dance/

 

 

MISSIONAL INITIATIVES – LOCAL & REGIONAL:

 

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. Visit RidgePointFF.org/next-steps/missionallife/local

 

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.   2nd & 4th Thursday each month at 6p.

Light dinner and child-care provided.

Email lubbersc@yahoo.com 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 dcupery@cpministries.org for more information.

 

Building Men for Life

Be part of journeying with men that are working hard to put their lives back together. Learn more at RidgePointFF.org/next-steps/missionallife/local

Kids Food Basket

Interested in making sure that kids in our community are well fed to thrive in school and in life. Become part of the community solution to end childhood hunger. Email MaryJob@fearlessfollower.org

 

MOSAIC

A ministry designed to help Foster and Adoptive families flourish. There are a number of ways that you can help families and children. Email mosaicfosteradopt@gmail.com or go to mosaicfosteradopt.org.

 

Pullman Ministries

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 Mikej@fearlessfollower.org

 

 

MISSIONAL INITIATIVES – GLOBAL:

 

For more information go to FearlessFollower.org/Global or email MaryJoB@FearlessFollower.org

 

For Every Child: Consider sponsoring a child who lives in Honduras or Zambia. Visit:

Fearlessfollower.org/Nextsteps/global

 

Honduras –
Avance Misionero and Compassion International  

Growing God’s kingdom through education, leadership development and promoting good health. Email Craig@fairlypainless.com

 

Guatemala –
Paradise Bound Ministries (PBM)

Holding true to our Lord’s example, PBM ministers to

people’s physical needs as well as the Eternal.  Join us for a week-long mission experience where you will share the Gospel in remote villages throughout Guatemala.  Email Maureen@paradisebound.org

 

Zambia –
Jubilee Centre 

Join us as we support Jubilee Centre! Sponsor a child, ask about our prayer team or foster/adopt team, or travel with our trip team! Email MaryJoB@FearlessFollower.org

 Tanzania –
Hope of the Nations 

We bring hope to the nations of Jesus Christ and the Word of God. Email KurtRietema@hotmail.com

 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Bring Your Teacher A Dinner

We are inviting families to sign up to deliver a meal to their teacher. A prepared meal will be ready for pick up from a freezer in The Centre through Valentine’s Day. Please add a note of encouragement or a thank you. Sign up online:  https://fearless.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/748/responses/new

Delivery Drivers Needed

The Fearless Food Pantry continues to serve several local families who are in need of meals or supplemental food assistance. If you can help deliver meals and grocery items, please email care@fearlessfollower.org.

Plow Truck Volunteers Needed

Are you looking for a way to get involved? Did you know that our snowplow teams are all volunteers? We have morning or afternoon teams available, as well as weekdays or weekends!

Email TammyT@fearlessfollower.org for more info!