Service Projects

Volunteer with Nica Angels

Volunteer with Nica Angels

Northern Nicaragua is the target area and Nica Angels is continuing their work in the neighboring communities of El Transito and Tecoloste approximately one hour northwest of Managua on the Pacific Coast.  The targeted needs are the following: Clean Water, Education and Sustainable Economic Development. Our work groups from West Ridge that go to Nicaragua, […]

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  November 12, 2019   No comments
Blessing Tree

Blessing Tree

We need your help to bless an individual or a family at West Ridge or friends of the community this Christmas Season.  Do you know someone in need of a blessing this Christmas season?  If so, please stop by Guest Services to pick up a referral form.  If not, pick an ornament off the Blessing […]

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  October 25, 2019   No comments
Santa’s Workshop: Toy Sale for Huff Elementary

Santa’s Workshop: Toy Sale for Huff Elementary

Santa’s Workshop will be back on Saturday, December 7th from 9-11am for Huff Elementary Families. There are many opportunities below to help and those who can speak Spanish are greatly needed, in order to accommodate families and make them feel welcome. Volunteer Opportunities: Set-up Team before the event on December 5th from 5:00 – 7:30p […]

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  October 17, 2019   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 Difference in Sponsoring a Child

The Difference in Sponsoring a Child

I want to share with you what it is like to sponsor a child in Nicaragua. Steve and I decide to sponsor a child after the Wine to Water event at church last October. The commitment was for a year and seemed like something that would fit into how we wanted to give back. We […]

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  July 16, 2017   No comments
Ask Stu

Ask Stu

This is Stu ( pictured above in hat ).  He us our “Nica Guy”.  He is usually the answer to most questions.  “Where are the paint brushes?” Or ” What is this guy saying to us in Spanish?”. The answer?  ” Ask Stu”. So, when I was feeling a bit stuck on what to write […]

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  July 6, 2017   1 comment