Through God, Solomon wrote the Old Testament book of Proverbs so we could grow in understanding and wisdom, and so we would know what to do and how to respond to various situations in life. The starting point of wisdom is what Solomon calls, "the fear of the Lord."
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http://theridge.church/showtell Stay after the 11am service TODAY to witness kids & students at The Ridge show others about faith in Christ through baptism, and tell a part of their personal story of life change. There’s more about baptism at theridge.church/Baptism.
The summer fun on Sunday evenings continues TONIGHT, right after the 5pm service! Come to the service, connect with old friends (or new ones), grab some dinner together with Red Beard’s BBQ, play some cornhole, and make some memories!
http://theridge.church/studentcookout Have a student entering 6th–12th grade? Parents and students are invited to come celebrate the end of the summer with Deviate [grades 6-8] and Wired [grades 9-12]. Bring along a side dish to share. No need to register—just show up for the fun!
http://theridge.church/BabyDedication Interested in being a part of this fall’s Baby Dedication Celebration? Families who would like more information or who are interested in participating in the Celebration must attend one of the two upcoming informational sessions. Find more info at theridge.church/babydedication.
http://theridge.church/celebraterecovery Meets Mondays, 6:30–8:30 pm—Celebrate Recovery is a place to share the struggles and victories of your hurts, habits, or hang-ups. For more information, visit theridge.church/celebraterecovery. CR is open to the public, and childcare is available.
http://theridge.church/deviate Don’t miss out on the best nights of the summer! Join us Tuesday nights for over the top events, crazy fun, and amazing friends. We’ll have games and competitions throughout the summer. Bring a friend and join in.
http://theridge.church/wired Meets on Sunday evenings — Don’t miss out on Wired Sundays this summer! Each Sunday evening, Wired will have different summer-themed games and small-group devotional time. Invite a friend, and join the fun!
http://theridge.church/nightofworship AUGUST 18 at 6:30 pm—Night of Worship is a special evening of music, singing, prayer and worship at The Ridge! Bring the whole family, gather your small group, or invite your neighbor to join you! Find more at www.theridge.church/NightofWorship.
http://theridge.church/mosaic Sunday, August 20 — Mosaic [singles] will be having their annual cookout and rock climb at Coopers Rock State Forest. Invite your kids, parents, sisters, brothers, and friends! The more the merrier!
http://theridge.church/grouplink AUGUST 26 at 6:30 pm—Ready to meet others at the church who are in a similar life stage? Group Link is the place to connect as you take a step toward being a part of a community group. Find more info, and register at theridge.church/GroupLink17.
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