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Countdown to Single Moms’ Morning Out

April 30th, 2019|0 Comments

It's here! Single Moms' Morning Out is this Saturday and we are praising God for all He has done and will continue to do as we prepare for this event.   How can you help?   1) Pray - for God's provision of needs (volunteers, gift cards), His blessing and protection on the leadership team and all the volunteers as they prepare, for the women as they come Saturday morning (that [...]

Sunday

April 21st, 2019|0 Comments

But out there … somewhere beyond the stars … God smiled, and God winked at his angels … and God said, "Sequel! To be continued. Nothing's over until I say it's over! LOVE never ends.” LOVE died on Friday … and was buried; On Saturday LOVE lay silent … locked in a stone cold tomb! But then came Sunday … and LOVE came back! At sunrise, the earth around the tomb trembled. [...]

Saturday

April 20th, 2019|0 Comments

Somber Saturday came. His followers were still in hiding, his friends still in mourning, all of them, still in despair. After all, Love had died the day before. No doubt in their minds. The women at the cross heard him say, “Father, into your hands I commend my spirit. It is finished!” They had seen his head droop and had heard death's rattle from deep within his chest. They had followed [...]

Friday

April 19th, 2019|0 Comments

LOVE died on Friday. On a cross atop a hill outside of Jerusalem … Love died on Friday. The spikes … driven through his hands and feet; the crown of thorns … pushed deep into his brow; the soldier's sword piercing his side; Love died on Friday. While God turned his face away so as not to look upon the sin LOVE bore; while his followers ran in fear to hide [...]

Cookie Monster Cupcakes

March 31st, 2019|0 Comments

Ingredients 1 box chocolate cake mix 1 c. buttermilk 1/2 c. oil 3 eggs 24 white cupcake liners 2 packages large candy eyeballs 1 package miniature Chips Ahoy Cookies Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting 1 c. butter, softened but not to room temperature 1 1/2 c. powdered sugar 1 (7oz) jar marshmallow fluff 1/4-1/2 tsp. almond extract blue food coloring Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Place cupcake liners into muffin cups. Place cake mix in [...]

Meet the Staff: Bre Ludwig, Assistant JUMP Director

January 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

1. What is your job at The Ridge? Assistant Jump Director 2. Favorite thing about your job? The Joy I see in the Kids each week 3. Least favorite thing about your job? When Jump is over 4. What brought you to The Ridge? My great friend from College invited us when we moved back to the area 5. Tell us about your family. My husband is Josh and we have [...]

SENT: A Study of Acts

January 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

SENT: A Study of Acts Upcoming Messages February 10 - Acts 2:1-13 February 17 - Encounter February 24 - Acts 2:14-21 March 3 -Acts 2:42-47 March 10 - Acts 3:1-10 Check out this video on the overview of Acts {video from The Bible Project}

Spring Softball

January 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Interested in joining The Ridge's softball team? We are currently filling a Men's Monday night team, a Men's Wednesday night team and a Thursday night coed team. Cost is $30 per person. Teams need at least 10 players to join the league; limit of 15 per team; deadline to sign-up February 20th; if the Wednesday or Thursday team does not reach 10 players your $30 will be refunded.  Join the team! [...]

Ridge Staff Updates

January 17th, 2019|0 Comments

It is with great joy that we share some exciting staff changes with you. Worship Leader Our new worship leader, Allen Kincaid, will begin February 1st, and he is very excited to bring his talents and heart for worship to our church community.  You may remember Allen from last November when he came and led worship at The Ridge. Allen, his wife Heather, and 4 year old daughter Emmersen are relocating [...]

Great marriages don’t just happen

January 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Winter Marriage Opportunities • Being a Godly Husband Sundays January 27 – March 10, 11:45 am -1:15 pm; Bring $5 a week for lunch. Feel like you suck at being a husband? Have a good marriage but interested in making it better? Enjoy eating Pizza while watching TV?! Join us for this 7 week class as we explore this topic together using Craig Groeschel’s series From This Day Forward. Register here. [...]

Now you can take The Ridge with you – download our new App!

January 11th, 2019|0 Comments

We are launching our new Ridge App this Sunday. Take some time to download it before you come to church so you can jump right in. Text "RIDGELIFE APP" to 77977 to download the new Ridge App. Available on iTunes and Google Play Google: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=io.pushpay.ridgelife Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/The-Ridge-Ankeny/id1448722450?ls=1&mt=8