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Men of West Ridge Breakfast

Men of West Ridge Breakfast

Men of West Ridge Men’s Ministry invites all men to gather for another awesome breakfast in the Cafe. Saturday, October 21st from 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Guest speaker: David E. Smith, Director of the Illinois Family Institute will share his thoughts on “Rising above chaos in today’s crazy world.” Bring a friend and an […]

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  September 22, 2017   7 comments
A Bigger Plan

A Bigger Plan

I still can’t believe the God who created heaven and earth chose to save me. Truth is, in the beginning I fought coming to West Ridge. However, I now know that we are here because God has a much bigger plan for our lives than we could have ever imagined for ourselves. The journey that […]

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  September 21, 2017   No comments
This is my church, this is my home

This is my church, this is my home

This is my church, this is my home. These people are like family to me, my soul brothers and sisters. I have laughed and cried, felt anguish and great grief, healing and relief. There have been fervent prayers, many hours of service, life and death moments, and lots of learning and growing. I learned what […]

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  September 19, 2017   No comments
Breakfast for the Homeless

Breakfast for the Homeless

Join others from West Ridge in serving the homeless in Elgin every forth Friday of the month. On those Friday mornings we supply breakfast for about 60 people and have the opportunity impact their lives with a smile and breakfast. For more details contact Eric or Michelle Hubicki at [email protected] . Here are the details: […]

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  September 2, 2017   No comments
Baptism

Baptism

Baptism Sunday will be happening Sunday, October 22nd.  If you are at the point in your walk with God where you want to publicly proclaim your desire to follow Him, sign-up here or contact Greg Bowman to learn more about being baptized at West Ridge.

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  August 20, 2017   No comments
Fridays on the Patio

Fridays on the Patio

Join other West Ridgers for a connection dinner on the patio outside the cafe from 6:30-8:30pm.  Come meet new people on any of the Friday’s we are scheduled, even if you want to come multiple times you are sure to meet different people that way. The main food and water will be provided and we […]

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  August 19, 2017   No comments
A Different Path

A Different Path

It’s August. Summer is coming to a close and another school year is about to begin. Normally, I would be busy making sure my daughter has enough clothes that fit her and buying all the necessary school supplies. But this year is different. This year, I have been busy researching alternative school options: private schools, […]

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  August 14, 2017   1 comment
Front Line BBQ

Front Line BBQ

Join us Saturday, October 7th from 4 – 7pm for a BBQ at the Doyle’s house to meet the front line team. Come on out If you are interested in being a part of our team or just want to come hang out with fellow West Ridgers.  The Front Line team welcomes everyone into church […]

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  August 11, 2017   No comments
Last Days of Summer

Last Days of Summer

Swimsuits, flip flops, dirty feet, sun kissed faces, lemonade stands, playdates, picnics, dripping popsicles, bike rides, catching fireflies, road trips, heat waves, long days, late nights, lazy mornings, all things summer halted by the return to school. Kids and parents are now immersed with the “Great Back to School Scavenger Hunt” to find 28 glue […]

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  August 11, 2017   No comments
Appalachian Christmas Quartet

Appalachian Christmas Quartet

An evening of traditional Christmas hymns featuring the musicianship of Eric Goodman, Rob Farmer, Jeanne Anne Aukofer, and Michael Aukofer. Wednesday, November 29th with two shows at 6:00pm and 7:30pm. A great family event to start the Christmas season. Free admission. Check out their new album, “Joyful, Joyful” here.

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  August 10, 2017   No comments