Now that we have completed most of the repairs and renovations brought on by a water backup in our basement, Cassie and I moved the majority of items that belong in our basement from our garage to their new homes. For the most part, the move was uneventful. We took a look at an item, … Continue reading Rethinking the Strategy
Hey Folks! Maybe it's just that I'm feeling a little lonely here in the office from Pastor Darcy being away on vacation, but I, now more than ever, want to spend my time connecting with you. Especially parents. There are a lot of exciting things coming to Junior and Senior youth this year and so I want … Continue reading Let’s Chat
Tomorrow we’ll be heading in to Winnipeg to serve with Siloam Mission and Inner City Youth Alive. This is going to be a great opportunity for our senior youth to act out on their faith; a great chance to serve others and to help these two amazing ministries continue on in the work that they’re … Continue reading Off to Siloam and ICYA
Last week our Junior Youth had the chance to go out and collect food as a part of the Drive Away Hunger campaign. Unlike last year, we were blessed to do it without rain, which was a bonus! In total, the campaign brought just about 20 000 pounds of food into Southeast Helping Hands. This … Continue reading Acting on Belief
In times like these, we’re reminded of just how fortunate we are to live where we do. We might consider the plight of those who have recently been affected by extreme weather, such as Puerto Rico, South Asia, and so many more which remind us of our relatively stable climate. Alternatively, we see terrible acts … Continue reading Eyes on Eternity
We’ve been back from Longbow for just a couple days now… rested yet?! To keep the tradition alive, it rained on and off all weekend… but we still had a great time! We even squeezed a campfire in Saturday evening when it dried off a little bit. We also elected the rest of our Youth … Continue reading Keeping Up On Goals
A glance at the vision and values of Ridgewood's Youth Ministry.
How are you starting off the new year?
At this moment, while I write this, we’re driving away from Caronport on our journey back to Ridgewood from Abundant Springs. Situations like this have an interesting tone because there’s such a mix of activities happening. Some of the youth somehow still have some energy to talk and have all sorts of fun while others … Continue reading A Different Path
Last year, the Senior Youth Leadership team hosted a Spring Break Lock-In for our Senior Youth attendees. The event was a success - so much so, that we’ve decided to host another one this year! For 2017, the Senior Youth Executive - Vanencia, Troy, Genevieve, and Jediah - are your hosts! With assistance from the … Continue reading Lock-In 2017 is Coming Soon!