News 2017-12-01T17:40:48+00:00

Message about Sunday Night Service

November 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Here at the Ridge we are not afraid to try different things and then to stop doing them if it appears they are not a fit for our current culture. While we felt a Sunday night worship service would be a great option for our congregation, we found that our Sunday morning services are primarily the place you want to worship. Therefore, we’ve recently made the decision to discontinue our Sunday night worship [...]

The Ridge Focus Team

October 31st, 2018|0 Comments

The Focus Team has an important role at Prairie Ridge Church. At other churches this group may be known as the Consistory, Administrative Board, or Parish Council. The Focus Team oversees the stewardship of the church’s financial resources, which includes activities such as reviewing & approving the annual budget & monitoring actual expenses against the budget. The team also oversees issues related to the church staff and the ministries they support [...]

20th Birthday Song

October 16th, 2018|0 Comments

We are honored to have singer and song-writer (and long-time Ridger) Robert Deitch write and preform a song in honor of our 20th birthday celebration, Lives Changed. Download Lives Changed mp3 (Right click and select "Save link as...")    

Meet the Staff: Jacob Clark, Production Director

September 20th, 2018|0 Comments

   What is your job at The Ridge? I am the Production Director at The Ridge. This means I am responsible for all aspects of audio, lighting and video production.  It also means being part of a larger team at The Ridge and working in other areas where my gifts and talents are needed. Favorite thing about your job? I love teaching people how things operate in the audio/video/lighting realm.  I am patient and [...]

Sunday Night Updates

August 30th, 2018|0 Comments

It's hard to believe it's been nearly a year since we launched our Sunday night worship service.  The past 11 months have been a journey for us; and we've learned a lot.  And we've also come to love the casual, intimate environment that Sunday night worship has evolved into. This fall, as we have looked back on the past year we've made a few changes.  We're no longer doing a weekly [...]

Next Steps for the Fall

August 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Register for groups, classes, and activities by clicking on the link in the description in the Fall Next Steps Guide.    

We’re Hiring! A Message from Graham Schardt

July 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Hear from the Director of Worship Arts, Graham Schardt, as he shares about the new positions and hires in the worship and production areas at The Ridge: Audio Engineer, Production Director, and Worship Leader. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I wanted to fill you in on our process and vision as we are in the process of filling three positions in the worship and production areas at The Ridge. Currently, we are operating with interim [...]

Sunday Night Worship

May 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Due to Mother's Day, there is no worship service this Sunday Night at 6pm. There will not be Sunday Night worship on May 27th (Memorial Day Weekend). On June 3rd, Sunday Night Worship will change time and location to 5pm in the Square.

Meet the Staff: Sara Pullen, Director of SPARK

May 6th, 2018|0 Comments

I grew up in a small central  Iowa town.  I then attended the University of Northern Iowa (Go Panthers!!).  While in college I worked for 3 years at a group home helping individuals with special needs. After graduating from college I began a career in Human Resources at Goodwill Industries of NE IA.  In 2007 I married my husband, Matt,  at Orchard Hill Church in Cedar Falls, where we met.   Matt’s career [...]

Countdown to Single Moms’ Morning Out

April 30th, 2018|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 [...]

The Ridge is Hiring: Lead Audio Engineer

April 12th, 2018|0 Comments

The Ridge is hiring a new Lead Audio Engineer. The Lead Audio Engineer's purpose is to lead others and follow Christ as we seek to magnify God, echo the gospel, and inspire participation through our worship services.  The Lead Audio position addresses the demands for quality and consistent sound reinforcement as well as production support for Sunday night services at The Ridge.  The position offers part-time hours and a variety of [...]