The Ridge: A Community Church 22

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One Church / Two Services

Both Worship Services are on Facebook livestream every Sunday morning.  Traditional at 9:00 am and Contemporary at 10:30 am.

Two Adult Sunday School classes at 10:00am and 8:00 am.

Children Church at 9:15 am.

Temporarily Postponed

We’ve been able to sneak in a few Boy Scout pancake breakfasts and chili suppers for fundraisers for the troop, but scheduling has been difficult because of Covie.  We have adapted our annual Trunk-or-Treat to a drive-through and that’s been very successful. 

Contact church office at 816-353-1435 with questions.

CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES AND SMALL GROUPS.

The Prayer Shawl ministry team knits, crochets, and prays as they use their time and talents in service. Their beautifully made shawls, after being prayed upon, are given to those needing comfort. To date they have distributed over 450 shawls around the community.  

Golden Key Club is an organization for retired men and women who like to have Fun, Fellowship and good Food.  They meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 12:00 noon for a catered meal ranging in price from $5.00 to $10.00.  After the meal they have a short business meeting followed by enjoyable entertainment.  Please call the church office for reservations or for more information. 

Golden Key Club began in 1973 when two ladies saw a need for older adults to meet together, for spiritual growth and social interaction.  So, 46 years later they are still going strong and loving it.  Feel free to join them! If you don’t care to come for the meal but would like to hear the program, come ahead at 1:00 – they’ll welcome you!

On February 1, 2019, the scouting program decided to accept girls and the Boy Scouts of America changed its name from Boy Scouts to Scouts BSA.     

Now Cub Scouting can combine boys and girls dens or have separate dens where they share hands on learning and achievement.

The boys and girls of Scouts BSA still experience the traditional scouting involvement as before.  Boy and girl troops can be linked together in the same Charter Organization where they have separate leadership and can meet at the same location.

The Ridge has supported our troop and pack 269 for 75 years in March. We hope to have a 75th anniversary open house later this summer.

Troop 269 now has a total of 302 Eagle Scouts.

Troop leaders, volunteers, and families dedicate their time and talents continuing to make this a quality program. The success of scouting depends on our volunteers who serve in a variety of leadership roles so young people may benefit from our scouting ministry.

Do you enjoy playing cards and socializing with others?  The women of “Connecting Hands” would like to invite you to join them on the 4th Wed. of the month February thru October from 12:30 till 3:30 pm.  They play “Hand and Foot” and have a table for Bridge players. Please call the church for information or to let them know you’re coming to visit and they will be looking for you!  Join in the fun – it’s a great way to socialize, and enjoy fellowship.  

 

The Ridge Book Club celebrated its twelth anniversary in September 2021.  Started in 2009 by two women the group has read over 100 books ranging from mystery, adventure, favorite children’s books, romance, non-fiction, and others. Some original members are still inh the group and we have been blessed to welcome others to the group who have become good friends.  Meeting on the third Thursday each month at 7:00 pm, we always begin with a delicious treat followed by a lively discussion with different members leading each week.  If you have questions, or would like to visit, please call the church.

The primary purpose of this program is to provide a safe and enriching day out for older adults who cannot be left alone while their caregiver is provided a much-needed break from their caregiving responsibilities. Call church office at 816-353-1435 Tuesday – Thursday 9:00-4:00 pm for questions.

More information to come.

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