Welcome to the Family!
Our goal is to help you take a next step to Follow Jesus and Fearlessly Make Him Known!                                            July 3 & 4, 2021

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

 

 

Faith that Works | July Study Guide


The July study guide for our summer series on the book of James is done and ready for you! Make sure and grab a copy on the way out of the service, at one of the welcome desks, or at the Bible displays outside the auditorium. A digital version is also available at: https://ridgepointff.org.

 

Students’ All-Network Slip n’ Slide | July 14

Join the Fearless Network students for an epic slip n’ slide on July 14th.  Middle school students: 3-5pm. High school students: 6-8pm. Learn More

 

Summer Concert Series | Brandon Heath

Join us on July 7th as we welcome Brandon Heath to The Backyard! ! Invite a friend or neighbor, grab your beach chairs, and enjoy a night of music, food, and fun! What a great night to build community!
-Tickets: $5 ea/$20 per family | Season tickets available
Learn More 

Ridge Kids | Ice Cream Social

Join the Ridge Kids team for an outdoor playdate and ice cream! Wed, July 7 from 9:30 – 11:30a. Lower level playground. For families with young children.

All-Church Baptism | August 22

Make sure and save the date of Sunday, August 22 for our annual All-Church Baptism. It will be held outside at Third Coast. More details to come. Interested in believer baptism? Learn More 

 

 

 

ADULTS:

 

Kid’s Books – Chapters
Check out Chapters Bookstore for 3 new children’s books (age 4-8) written by Coni Knepper! Proceeds from these books go to feed/educate students at Hope of the Nations Primary School in Tanzania.

 

Fearless 101 | Learn More 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 on Sunday, July 18 from 11:15a – 12:30p for a Fearless 101 lunch. We can’t wait to get to know you and to help you get to know us! RSVP and Learn More

 

Diversity, Faith and Race

As a Fearless Family of Churches we are excited to grow in our understanding of diversity, faith and race. Our Diversity Team has created a list of resources, support for those in need and opportunities to learn more about different cultures in a 12 month journey. Learn More.

 

Celebrate Recovery

Worship and Open Share groups meet every other Thurs from 6:30-8:30p. Join us if you want to find out to how you can journey to health from your hurts, habits, and hang ups. Please use entrance E (main entrance). Next meeting: July 8th
Email celebraterecovery@fearlessfollower.org for more information.

 

Evidence!?

Is it only blind faith – or a reasonable conclusion – to believe that God exists, the Bible is true, and Jesus is who he claimed to be? 10:30-12:00 noon; Sundays, September 12 thru November 14, 2021.
Contact Bob Hazen: 651-324-3004 or Evergreen.Apologetics@gmail.com

 

Morning Women’s Bible Study

This study group meets weekly on Wednesday mornings 9a to 11a for fellowship and study. They are currently going through the book Trustworthy by Lysa Terkeurst.  For more information, please contact Deb DeVries at debdv36@gmail.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.

  

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. Join us at our next meeting on Thurs, July 15 at 12:30p in Room 159 at Ridge Point. For more information, please contact linda.zoerhof@gmail.com

 

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. Learn More

 

Care and Support

We would love to help you! Do you need a meal or care in this COVID season? Our care team is here to help! Contact: care@fearlessfollower.org

 

Our Family is Growing!

Our Fearless Staff Family is growing! We’re currently looking for a Cleaner, Care and Support Coordinator, Next Steps Coordinator, and an Admin for Third Coast.
If you believe God has called you to work in ministry, we invite you to review the available positions and our staff values.
Learn More!

 

 

STUDENTS:

 

Follow us on Facebook (Ridge Point Parent Group 5th-12th) or on Instagram (@triberpcc or @amplifyrpcc).

Check out our Summer Events!

 

  

FAMILIES:

 

Check out all our Summer Opportunities!

Wild for Wednesdays!

Mark your calendars for “Wild for Wednesday”! Every Wednesday from July 7-August 18 from 9:30 – 11:30 Lower level playground. For families with young children.

 

The Nature of Art

Come explore the Nature of Art on July 13, 20, 27, & August 3 from 9:30-11:30a. Meet at the Lower level playground.

 

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

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Young Lives Partnership!

We are so excited to be welcoming Young Lives into our Ridge Point local missional initiatives family! If you have a heart for supporting and walking alongside teen moms or pouring into their little ones, contact the Holland Young Lives Coordinator Chris Bakker at christinebakker24@gmail.com for ways you can get involved.

 

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 & 4th Thursday each month at 6p. Light dinner and child-care provided. Email georgevanderwoude@gmail.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 Mike@phppullman.org.

 

 

 

MISSIONAL INITIATIVES – GLOBAL:

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

 

 

Short Term Mission Trips: We Go – Come With Us

Come with Us to Guatemala!

We have a trip scheduled in October that includes visiting Cambacol, the village we adopted. Join us October 19-26, 2021! Contact Maureen@Paradisebound.org to learn more.

Honduras with Avance Misionero: November 5 – 9, 2021 (Medical Missions)

Apply Here  or Contact MaryJoB@FearlessFollower.org to learn more.

 

The Jubilee Centre Child Sponsorship Program

This program in Zambia supports children with their school fees and related items. A second component are Savings Groups which help children and their families move toward becoming self-sustaining. Contact MaryJoB@FearlessFollower.org to learn more.

 

 

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

 

 

Fearless Food Pantry –Accepting Donations

Over the past year our food pantry has provided over 400 freezer meals to families who were sick, quarantined, or in need. Please help us to continue serving our community by donating individual and/or family size frozen dinners. Frozen dinners can be dropped off at door C during office hours; Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm, and Friday 9am-12pm. Need more information? Contact care@fearlessfollower.org.

 

The Holland Hundred at Ridge Point July 17, 2021! 

They are thrilled about their new start/finish at Ridge Point and their ability to bring a little bit of awesome back to West Michigan this summer. Registration is open with mileage options between 18-100 miles. IF you would like to show Fearless hospitality by welcoming riders to our property or help park cars the day of the event email MaryJoB@fearlessfollower.org.

 

Front Desk Volunteers

Do you like talking on the phone and chatting with people in the lobby? Sounds like the Front Desk volunteer position would be a perfect fit for you!
Contact Moses for more information: Mosesm@fearlessfollower.org.

 

Café Volunteers

If you feel called to serve in church ministry, we would love to have you join us on the Ground Floor Cafe team! No prior experience is necessary. We all work together as a team and help each other out. If you are interested, please let someone in the café know. Or email Jaysen at jaysenp@fearlessfollower.org. We would love to have you as part of our team!