Welcome to the Family! Our goal is to help you take a next step to
Follow Jesus and Fearlessly Make Him Known! July 17 & 18, 2022
The Backyard Summer Concert Series
Help us welcome Caleb + Kelsey on July 20. Grab your lawn chairs and blankets and come on out to The Backyard to enjoy music, food, and fun! Tickets: $5/person, kids under 10 are free. For artist lineup and tickets, visit: Fearlessfollower.org/thebackyard
Have you made the decision to follow Jesus? Believer Baptism is your next step! Going through the waters of baptism is symbolic of being raised to new life in Christ. It is also an opportunity to publicly declare your decision to follow Jesus.
Baptism Class: Aug 14 at 8:30a in the Prayer Room.
Outdoor Baptism Service: Sunday, Aug 28
Indoor Baptism Service: Monday, Aug 29
Fearless 101 | Learn About Ridge Point
Are you new to our family? Looking to get connected? Wonder what we believe? Join us for a Fearless 101 meet and greet with some of our pastors and staff. Sunday, July 24 after service in the Prayer Room (near the café). Register Here
THANK YOU for your continued generosity to our Fearless Churches—it matters! We are in a new giving year (July to June) for our Fearless Churches. Last weekend our combined giving total was $87,894, with $63,342 from Ridge Point. Our first quarter goal is $1,063,000, an average of $81,769 per week ($59,769 from Ridge Point). Our total fiscal year to-date is $111,521. Learn More About Giving
Day of Hope | Aug 17
Join us for a DAY OF HOPE – a one day event for school workers to bring rest and refreshment to your soul, career, and life. Event is on Aug 17 from 9a-1:30p, held at Ridge Point Community Church. The cost is $10 and includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, event materials, and a family pass to that evening’s concert with Brena.
Learn More & Register
Parents of Adult Kids | Aug 28
After service on Sunday, Aug 28, Kevin Pike and Bob Johnson will be hosting another lunch and meeting for parents of adult children. From parents who are just adjusting to a new way to relate to your adult child, to those who are facing serious challenges, we encourage you to come. Please RSVP to AmyR@fearlessfollower.org.
Rooted | Starts September 18
If you are looking to grow in your relationship with God, or newer to our church and looking for a better connection with our 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 September 18.
Learn more and register or email KarenV@fearlessfollower.org.
Are you a seasoned mom or grandma looking for a way to pour into the next generation of moms? We are looking for a few more women to join our “Mentor Mom Team.” Enjoy fellowship, breakfast, speakers, and crafts while getting to know the moms in your group. Meetings are held twice a month on Thursdays, September-April, 9-11am. If you are interested please contact Kelly at email@example.com.
Do you love to snuggle babies or play with young kids? We need you! We are looking for childcare workers for our MOMS ministry. This is a paid position. We meet twice a month on Thursdays, September-April, from 9-11am. If you are interested, please contact Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bible Study | Men’s Study Group
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
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: Aug 4
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. 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.
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TRIBE (5th – 8th)
We are so pumped for Michigan’s Adventure on August 1st!! Register Here
AMPLIFY (9TH – 12TH)
July 24 – Amplify beach volleyball at Holland State Park (drop-off by the volleyball courts) from 6-9p. Pizza and snacks provided!
Hey parents, we have had some great conversations around being a parent today with different counselors/local professionals and we’d love to make those resources available to you. Head on over HERE to see some of our parent talks.
Check out our parent resource page, ridgepointff.org/parents, if you’re looking for books, apps, websites to hear different voices about parenting kids today. Feel free to send us any resources you’ve found helpful that aren’t on the list by emailing DerekL@fearlessfollower.org.
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.
Stronger Together 70×7
Do you have a loved one who is incarcerated or know someone who does? Be encouraged by the council, love, and support of others who are walking that path as well at Stronger Together. Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month at 6p. Dinner and child-care provided. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Young Lives Partnership
Do you know a pregnant or parenting teen mom looking for community? They can join Young Lives as they meet at Ridge Point for a meal, games, and mentorship from Christ-loving women. Email email@example.com for info on the gatherings and how you can get involved.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Kids Food Basket
Join us in partnership with Kids Food Basket to fight child food insecurity in our city. Serve opportunities range from hosting meal packing parties to serving onsite directly at KFB in Holland. Email email@example.com if you’re interested.
A ministry designed to help Foster and Adoptive families flourish. Let us know you are here! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or go to mosaicfosteradopt.org.
People Helping People
The new school year is quickly approaching, and you can support children in Pullman by blessing them with school supplies! Order from this Amazon Wish List and have items sent to Melinda at 6030 109thSt. Pullman, MI 40450. Contact AbbyS@fearlessfollower.org with any questions.
Globally, we strategically partner with and walk alongside likeminded Christian organizations in our “world.” You are invited to join us in reaching others with the hope and love of Jesus and restoring what is broken; bringing pieces of God’s Kingdom to their communities.
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. Email: Maureen@ParadiseBound.org
Honduras with Advance Misionero
Growing God’s Kingdom by bringing Christian education, building, and training community leaders, and promoting health in La Canada Honduras
- Mission Trip: Date: Nov 3-7 – Medical Clinic. Nov 3-13 – Medical clinic, home builds, evangelism.
- Sponsor a Child who lives in Honduras through Compassion International
Contact MaryJoB@FearlessFollower.org or HPDCaptainJack@yahoo.com
Hope of the Nations – Tanzania
We partner with Hope of the Nations in their vision of bringing hope to the nations through the knowledge of Jesus Christ and the Word of God. This is done by raising up leaders through its Primary School, Bible College, church planting, village outreach, trade school, farming, youth camps, and kid’s clubs. We help them enable children to receive an education, provide scholarships for pastors to be adequately trained, and help struggling families learn trade skills to support themselves. As we partner with HofN we are assisting in making disciples and making Jesus known in Tanzania. Led by Kurt & Ami Rietema.
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.
- Mission Trip: October 8-18, 2022
A cultural experience that includes encouraging kids on sponsorship & students on college scholarship, pastor support, kinship care, and home repair.
- Sponsor a Child through the Jubilee Centre Child Sponsorship Program
Ridge Kids Volunteers
Do you love working with elementary age kids? Do you want to make an impact on a child that will last a lifetime? Ridge Kids is looking for volunteers to fill in spots during the summer that could serve as little as one time or superheroes ready to commit to serving throughout the next academic year. If you are interested in being a classroom teacher or helper, contact Amanda at AmandaB@fearlessfollower.org to learn more.
Café Volunteers Needed
If you feel called to serve in church ministry, we would love to have you join us on the Ground Floor Café team. We work together to connect people to Jesus and the church, build community, change lives through serving and hospitality, and care for others in a safe and inclusive environment. 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 email@example.com. We would love to have you as part of our team!
Prayer Team Volunteers
We are working to build up a team of prayer persons for Sunday and Monday services. If this is something you are interested in learning more about please contact LA Gibson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 616-395-2600 extension 432.
Front Desk Volunteers
Opportunities to use your volunteer superpower weekdays in the Ridge Point office! Weekday Office Volunteers are the hands and feet of Jesus when welcoming guests, helping staff members with ministry projects, answering the phone, and doing light administrative activities. If you are a “people person,” email email@example.com to use your SUPERPOWER. No experience needed, smiles required.