Worship this week at 11:00 am via Facebook Live & Zoom, or watch any time on YouTube.
Easter isn't over! It's just beginning. This is the second Sunday of the Easter season. There is nothing better than the Easter news that death has been overcome and God's life and love has had the final say, and there is nothing sweeter than hearing that news from beloved children of God! During worship this week our kids, youth, and families will tell us the story of Jesus' unconditional, unwavering love for us and our world.

Church Work Day

Church Rebuild Day: Saturday, April 10 at 10:00 am

We need one more big push to get the church ready for demo so we can start rebuilding after our pipes burst! This Saturday, April 10 meet at the church at 10:00 am to clean out a few more rooms in the office area and the nursery, set up a temporary nursery in the parlor to use during our outdoor worship services, and clean out the fellowship hall so it can be used for programming.

A big thank you to all who have been putting in time and effort to help us rebuild!  We have the opportunity to come back from COVID separation and building damage to rebuild our church community in new and exciting ways.

Easter Pageant

Sunday, April 11 during 11:00 am worship

We are so excited to hear our Ridglea kids, youth, and families tell us the good news that God’s love is the most powerful force in the world in our Easter pageant this Sunday, April 11 at 11:00 am on Zoom, YouTube and Facebook Live! 

You don't want to miss this - it is overflowing with cuteness!

Check out a preview below and invite your friends to watch with you!
Easter Pageant: Good News!
Thanks to Illustrated Ministry for this script, to our Education committee for organizing our kids and to each of our families for helping to tell the good news of God's love.
Welcome Anna Jacobson
Media Ministry Intern

We are so excited to welcome Anna Jacobson as our brand new Media Ministry intern! In this role Anna will help us with livestreaming our Sunday worship services, update the website, create graphics, and help with other media projects to help us continue to connect with one another and the community.

Here is a little bit about her in her own words:

Hello! I’m Anna Jacobson, and I am a Freshman at TCU majoring in Computer Science. I grew up in Spring, TX and went to Cypress Creek Christian Church my whole life. I served on the Youth Ministry Council during high school, and I am very excited to be serving the church again as the new Media Ministry Intern!
 

Bible Study Podcast

Every other week our Ridglea pastors join with the pastors at Community Christian Church and South Hills Christian Church to imagine together how God is calling us to be the church this day!  

You can find the podcasts coming out every other Monday morning. Click the "Podcasts" link on our website or subscribe in Apple Podcasts, or search for "New Church for a New Day" in your favorite podcast app.
 Wednesday April 14th at 7 PM

Every other Wednesday we gather with our friends at Community & South Hills Christian Church to study the scriptures.  This week we are beginning a new look at often overlooked characters in the Bible and listen for how their stories might inform how we understand the stories in the news and in our community today! 
 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/78376198521?pwd=WHIyeExCOFlCRFFRWFczSzN1QXdWdz09

Meeting ID: 783 7619 8521
Passcode: 865876

In Person or on Zoom
 
This class is studying the prophets! All are welcome.  If you would like a study book, let the church office know.

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88956846059
Meeting ID:889 5684 6059
The Disciples Sunday School Class is continuing their study of the Gospel of Matthew.  All are welcome!

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84724873091

Youth Group: 4:00 pm
Grades 3-12


This week we will gather outdoors to make Will Be Fed bags for our neighbors, to play games, and to have Deep Talk where you can ask your burning questions: Can I believe in God & science? Is there anything so bad I can do that will make God stop loving me? What do I do when my friends betray me or the person I like doesn't like me back? If God created everything, who created God?....and anything else you are wondering!

If you want to join in on zoom let Allison know before hand so we can set it up!

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/485507362
Meeting ID: 485 507 362
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Children's Sunday School 
Sunday Morning at 10:00 am


This week we will learn about Jesus' great surprise on Easter and what it means for our lives today! Join us on Google meets.

Google Meet Link
https://meet.google.com/hwg-ngee-kty
Church Camp at Disciples Crossing is back this summer! There will be camps for all ages of kids 1st -12th grade as well as Family Camps for kids & adults of all ages!

Visit https://www.disciplescrossing.org/upcomingevents for dates & details, to learn about their Covid-Safe policy and to register.

All Ridglea kids will have half of the fee paid by the Pointer Scholarship at Ridglea.  When you register, click invoice the church, and we will partner with you to take care of the payments.

Want to help make so all Ridglea kids can go to camp no matter their families ability to pay?  Donate to the Pointer Scholarship at Ridglea!  Visit www.shelbygiving.com/ridglea and choose Pointer Scholarship from the drop down menu!
Pop Up Vaccine Clinic
Our partners at LVTRise our hosting a pop-up Covid Vaccine clinic!  If you are looking for the vaccine, sign up at the link above to get registered.

We also need volunteers to help at the clinic!  There will be outdoor and indoor volunteer opportunities. You can volunteer all day or for a 2 hour time slot. To volunteer email info@lvtrise.org or let Allison know (allison@ridgleachristian.org)
 

Dine out to Support WestAid Pantry with a Purpose

On Thursday, April 22nd, On The Border at 4411 Bryant Irvin Road is donating back a percentage of sales from Takeout & Pick up orders to our partners at WestAid

We hope you can join us in eating out for a good cause!

P.S. Please feel free to invite -- and share this event with -- your friends and family.

Eating chips & salsa to help end hunger in our community...it doesn't get much easier!

Refugee Services of Texas

There are 2 important ways to help our refugee neighbors this week!

1) Kendra Scott for Mother's Day 
Treat the women in your life to a beautiful gift from Kendra Scott while giving doing GOOD and giving back to the community! 
Save the date for May 8th and 9th. You can shop to your heart's desire online! Enter code GIVEBACK-17LV at checkout and 20% of proceeds will benefit Refugee Services of Texas!

2) Household items for a Family of 6
We have a new family of 6 coming in this week  to be our neighbors! If you have any house hold item you would like to donate, (vacuum cleaner, blankets, kitchen supplies, gently used kids clothes etc.), please email rbelachew@rstx.org

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