RIDGELINES

July 22 – July 28, 2017

The online connection to the Autumn Ridge Church Community.

This Week

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT AUTUMN RIDGE

| children (Infant-Grade 5)

Don’t know where to go? Check out the Children’s Welcome Desk in the lobby.

  • Saturday, 5:30pm: Infant – PreK
  • Sunday, 9:00 and 10:30am: Infant – Grade 5
  • Barnabas (Special Needs)resumes in September

| students (Grades 6-12)

  • Mosaic: Sunday, July 23
    6th grade – 4:30-5:15 pm, 7-12th grade – 5:30-7:00pm

college-aged (ages 18-24)

  • College-Aged: Sunday, July 23, 7:30pm – Lighthouse

| men

  • Men’s Coffee Club, Discussions and Presentations: Wednesdays, 9:30am – Upper Room
  • Men’s Bible Study: Fridays, 6:00am – Upper Room

| women

  • Nothing this week

| fusion (Single Young Adults)

  • Tuesdays, 7:00pm: in the Lighthouse

| missions & local outreach

| general events & classes

  • Adult Bible Study: Book of Psalms, Sundays, 10:30am – Upper Room
  • Parents of Addicted Loved Ones (PAL), Tuesdays, 6:30pm, Wesley Counseling Room
  • Volleyball, Tuesdays, 6:30pm – CENTER Gym
  • Celebrate Recovery, Fridays, 7:00pm – Upper Room

Large Events (concerts, conferences, etc.)

FUTURE EVENTS

There will be two lake baptisms this summer.

•  August 2 at Family Camp
•  August 13, 6 pm, at the Penz home across the street from the church

We will be offering a required baptism class for those wanting to participate in these outdoor baptisms.

A 45-minuite class is offered on four occasions for those wishing to participate. You only need to attend one.

• Saturday, July 29 – 7 pm
• Sunday, July 30 – 9 am
• Sunday, August 6 – 10:30 am
• Wednesday, August 9 – 6 pm

If you’d like more information about these baptism services or the classes, please contact Dorothy Morris at Morris.Dorothy@AutumnRidgeChurch.org or phone her at 288-8880.

 

General Events/Classes

Woman2Woman Mentoring

Young women under the age of 40, during a night or an afternoon out you can start to learn a challenging skill, have a deep discussion in spiritual truth, and maybe even dessert. Start new friendships with once-a-month meetings.  Registration now available!


There will be two lake baptisms this summer.

•  August 2 at Family Camp
•  August 13, 6 pm, at the Penz home across the street from the church

We will be offering a required baptism class for those wanting to participate in these outdoor baptisms.

A 45-minuite class is offered on four occasions for those wishing to participate. You only need to attend one.

• Saturday, July 29 – 7 pm
• Sunday, July 30 – 9 am
• Sunday, August 6 – 10:30 am
• Wednesday, August 9 – 6 pm

If you’d like more information about these baptism services or the classes, please contact Dorothy Morris at Morris.Dorothy@AutumnRidgeChurch.org or phone her at 288-8880.


Widows’ Luncheon: Sunday, July 23, 1:00pm, Luther Room A


 FAMILY CAMP: July 29-August 4

Register Now

AutumnRidgeChurch.org/familycamp

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  • Adult Bible Study: Book of Hebrews, Sundays, 10:30am – Upper Room
  • Parents of Addicted Loved Ones (PAL),Tuesdays, 6:30pm, Wesley Counseling Room
  • Volleyball, Tuesdays, 6:30pm – CENTER Gym
  • Celebrate Recovery, Fridays, 7:00pm – Upper Room

Church Community News (Announcements, Letters, Employment, etc.)

CONGREGATIONAL NEWS

Congratulations to Jon and Maggie Suess on the birth of a son, Tucker Gerald, on June 18.

We extend our sympathy to Ronny McKay whose father, Curtis, died June 11.

We extend our sympathy to Ken and Jo Focken and their extended family on the death of Ken’s brother, Jerry, on July 17

A HUGE and most heartfelt thank you for all your prayers, visits, cards and well wishes after my heart surgery and during my continuing recovery.  I am eternally grateful for such an incredible outpouring of love and support. ~Karen Ishitani


mercying-definitionMercy has been defined as “love in action.” Whether you want to show that love in action in the Autumn Ridge community or in the broader community, we have options for you, your family, and even your Life Group.

Have you found opportunities for Mercy-ing?
Use a Connection Card to drop us a note and let us know – so that we may encourage others to find their own opportunities.


Our Giving To God

Giving to God’s work last week: $75,198

Children (Infant-5th Grade)

Wednesday Night Clubs

We are currently on Summer Break.

September – May: 6:30 – 8:00pm for PreK-Grade 5. Meet in the Children’s Wing.

DiscipleKids Weekend Classes

Saturdays at 5:30pm:

Classes for infant – K15 Preschool
Sundays at 9:00am and 10:30am:

Classes for infant – 5th Grade
Elementary students are encouraged to attend class for one hour and then attend a worship service with their families during another service.


 

BARNABAS Ministry, Sundays @10:30

Barnabas is a Sunday School for children and teens ages 5-18 who have special needs.  Barnabas exists to glorify God by sharing the love of Jesus Christ and the truth of His Word.  The Barnabas class meets every Sunday during the 10:30 service in the Mannika Room.  If you are interested in participating in the program, please contact the Autumn Ridge Children’s Ministry Department.


Trail Life USA

Our regular meetings are the 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month (with monthly Hit the Trail! activities at other times). We meet from 6:15 – 7:45 PM in the Upper Room.

Helpful details:  

Cost is $76 (includes shirt); for more information or to register, contact trail.life@arnoldzoo.org


Helping Hands

The Children’s Ministries Department invites adults of all ages to minister to the children of Autumn Ridge Church through their Helping Hands Ministry. The purpose of Helping Hands is to assist the Children’s Department in preparing and organizing materials for their programs. Helping Hands normally meets the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 9:30 am -12:00 pm. If you are able to lend a hand once or twice a month, please contact Elann Wright at 288-8880 ext. 116 or email her at Wright.Elann@AutumnRidgeChurch.org.


Students (6th Grade-HS Senior)

STUDENT MINISTRIES

Mosaic meets on Sundays in the Lighthouse.

  • Mosaic (6th-12th Grade): Sundays 4:30pm
  • Middle and High School Life Groups, Sundays, 5:30pm

College-Aged (18-24years)

Sundays at 7:30pm in the Lighthouse (next meeting July 23)

We are young adults between 18 – 24 years old who are striving to help develop each other into devoted disciples of Jesus Christ that love God and serve people

Weekly gatherings will include:
Worship time, thought provoking subjects, debates, small groups, games, community bonding, and growing together in Jesus!

In the Lighthouse at Autumn Ridge Church (2nd floor of the CENTER).

Missions & Local Outreach

Missions and Outreach

The Local Missions Committee is sponsoring lunch with Steve Borchardt from the Rochester Area Foundation. Don’t miss his presentation on affordable housing in Rochester, a hot topic from our Outside the Walls Survey. Sunday, July 30th 12pm in the Upper Room.
Sign up at www.AutumnRidgeChurch.org/events.

Men (studies, events, etc.)

Men’s Coffee Club

Join a group of men, led by Dick Larson, who meet every Wednesday for coffee, donuts, and discussions or presentations on a variety of subjects.

Wednesdays, 9:30am in the Upper Room


Men’s Friday Morning Bible Study

Fridays, 6:00am – Upper Room

Women (WBS, MOPS, Women's event, etc.)

Women’s Bible Study

Who we are: A Bible Study group which connects you to women of all ages – 18 on up, who are meeting God and making friends.

What we do: Study the Bible through well-prepared teaching lectures, small group discussion, and friendships.

Click here to register for the Fall 2017 study of Job and 1 Peter.

When we meet:
Wednesdays at 9:30-11:00am and 6:30-8:00pm. Our first session is Wednesday, September 20, 2017.

What else should I know? It’s free – including childcare and an excellent children’s program. Coffee and treats each week. A great way to connect with other women.


Side-By-Side

Side By Side, a non-denominational women’s bible study meeting at Autumn Ridge Church on Friday mornings, is looking for individuals interested in helping with childcare. Both substitutes and regular childcare workers needed. Hours are 9:10-11:30. This is a paid position. Teens $15, Adults $25 each Friday during the academic school year.

Contact Meghan Olsen meghanolsen@gmail.com

Christos Bookcenter

Between Heaven and the Real World: My Story

~by Steven Curtis Chapman and Ken Abraham

Christian musician Steven Curtis Chapman shares honest, gut wrenching experiences, filled with highs and lows that shaped his faith and musical life

Taking My Life Back: My Story of Faith, Determination, and Surviving the Boston Marathon Bombing

~by Rebekah Gregory and Anthony Flacco

A violent act of terrorism forever changed a mother’s life; it claimed her leg, but could not claim her spirit. She is not only a survivor, she is an overcomer!

Saturday Night Dinners

JULY 22ND
SATURDAY NIGHT DINNER MENU

Created by Chef Craig!

Baked Salmon
Rice Pilaf
Roasted Asparagus
Lemon Bars
and introducing…
Craig’s famous PB&J’s for the kids!

JULY 29TH
SATURDAY NIGHT DINNER MENU

Created by Chef Craig!

Baked Ham
Scalloped Potatoes
Pineapple Casserole
Carrot Cake