Author Archive: West Ridge

What do you think church is?

What do you think church is?

I work for a company based out of Germany.  Recently the owner of the company came to visit our headquarters while he was in Chicago.  It was a big “to do” in our office.  Everyone had to dress like they were being interviewed and we stood for an hour in the company’s atrium while he […]

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  October 11, 2017   No comments
Doubt and West Ridge

Doubt and West Ridge

“I do believe. Help me overcome my unbelief (Mark 9:24).” Why West Ridge? I knew when asked this question I could sum up my answer in one word, doubt. Jesus, after being crucified and buried rose from the dead. The day we call Easter completes the story of God’s promise to send a savior to […]

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  October 7, 2017   No comments
Another One in the Books

Another One in the Books

One afternoon God had a bit of down time. While He was relaxing he decided to share another success story with those who were with Him. He loved to share stories like these, and those who heard them always rejoiced loudly. As they all sat around Him, he started. “I’m going to tell you about […]

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  October 5, 2017   No comments
Living Life with West Ridge

Living Life with West Ridge

Damaged and broken; just a lost soul doing my best to find a way in this world. I was searching for something six years ago …. I wasn’t really sure what IT was, but I knew I needed it. I was wandering in a world that I thought I could navigate on my own.  I […]

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  October 4, 2017   No comments
West Ridge Kids Christmas Choir

West Ridge Kids Christmas Choir

All kids in Pre-K (4 years old) through 5th grade are invited to join the WRK Christmas Choir. Practice will be over 5 weeks and will debut in “big church” during worship time on December 17th and Christmas Eve at the 12:00pm service. Perfect time for having all of your family and friends come and […]

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  October 3, 2017   4 comments
My West Ridge Story

My West Ridge Story

The older I get, the more I can look back and recognize some of God’s pretty cool plans with my life. Here I am, looking at how God led me to West Ridge: I grew up in Streamwood, Illinois and was the youngest of three kids. My parents were not active in any church, yet […]

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  October 2, 2017   3 comments
Private Music Lessons

Private Music Lessons

The Center for the Arts (CFA) offers lessons to all ages and skill levels by mature, experienced and highly skilled musicians who are currently involved in the music at West Ridge and active as performers. Current teachers are: Jennifer Melugin – woodwind, brass, bass guitar and keyboard Joe Nuccio – bass guitar Bruce Franklin – […]

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  September 26, 2017   No 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