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Year End Financial Information

Year End Financial Information

A few times a year West Ridge will provides a more comprehensive, transparent financial update through a Quarterly Financial Report. Below is a link to the previous If you have questions between reports, please reach out to our Financial Leadership Team member, Brian Anderson. In addition to the financial information, we will continue to share […]

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  January 25, 2020   No comments
Amazon Smile with West Ridge

Amazon Smile with West Ridge

Amazon Shoppers, you can support West Ridge just by shopping at AmazonSmile.  In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, customers must first select West Ridge Community Church. Then when you have eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price back to West Ridge.  There is no cost to […]

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  October 1, 2019   No comments
Baptism

Baptism

Baptism Sunday happens a few times a year here at West Ridge. If you are at the point in your walk with God where you want to publicly proclaim your desire to follow Him, contact Greg Bowman to learn more about being baptized at West Ridge.

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  August 1, 2019   No comments
21-Day Experiment: Day 1

21-Day Experiment: Day 1

Question: Are there some things in your life you are reluctant to give up in order to follow Jesus completely? What would it cost you to burn them (v19)? Paul in Ephesus While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus. There he found some disciples and asked […]

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  April 16, 2018   1 comment
How the Bible Came to be.  The Canon

How the Bible Came to be.  The Canon

I was raised in the Catholic church and taught not to question the authority of God or the bible or the commandments.  There was a lot of memorization and classes – and every Sunday we recited much of the same verses from the bible – but in this smaller book, mixed with and Old Testament […]

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  January 17, 2018   No comments
The Holidays are Hard

The Holidays are Hard

Holidays are hard for me.  Aa a child, they represented three things: My parents were going to fight My mom would tell us how broke we were That darn Christmas tree my Step-Dad fixed every year would probably come crashing down to the ground before Christmas Of course, as an adult, I start the season […]

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  December 12, 2017   No comments
Continuing the Tradition

Continuing the Tradition

When I was a teenager, my brother dated a girl who came from a large family. Fifteen kids, to be exact. She loved to sing, as did her dad, siblings and many other family members. I remember my brother asking her what was her favorite kind of music and she replied, “Christmas music!” Every year, […]

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  December 6, 2017   No comments
The Narrow Path

The Narrow Path

This shouldn’t be a difficult topic to write about. I believe Jesus’ words. Truth is I just want to write out Matthew 7 and say buck up and take the road less traveled. Yes, even if it means denying yourself or earthly treasures in this life because you will reap the reward of eternal life. […]

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  November 4, 2017   No comments
Volunteering Matters

Volunteering Matters

“I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost The Road not Taken by Robert Frost is one of my favorite poems. So many times in my life, my inner voice has said this to me when I am attempting to make a decision. If I look […]

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  October 19, 2017   No comments
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