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Family Workday at Sunset Bible Camp

Saturday, April 1  •  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  •  Sunset Bible Camp

Bring your families and join us at Sunset Bible Camp to do a variety of tasks and projects (painting, raking leaves, small construction projects, etc) to get the camp ready for the summer camping season. There will be tasks that everyone in the family can do. Wear work clothes and bring your gloves and a rake; lunch and other tools will be provided.

If you want transportation, the Cedar Ridge shuttle will leave the BA Campus at 8 a.m. and return at approximately 5 p.m. Or feel free to meet us out there… click here for directions to the camp.

Questions? Contact Matt Guinn, 918-254-0621.

Spring Break Mexico Mission Trip

Registration is now open for the mission trip to Puerto Peñasco, Mexico during Spring Break (March 11-18). The cost of this year’s trip is $280 if registered by February 19 (after the 19th, the cost will be $300).

Registration packets are available online; you can also pick one up at the Welcome Center at any campus.

Details:

  • When: March 11-18 (Spring Break)
  • Where: Puerto Peñasco, Mexico
  • Who: Anyone 9th grade or older
  • What: Working with Amor Minsitries to help build homes for several families
  • Why: To share the love of Christ
  • Important Note: PASSPORTS (or Passport Cards) ARE REQUIRED to cross into Mexico for all Cedar Ridge Mission Trip participants. The U.S. Passport Card can be used to enter the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda at land border crossings or sea ports-of-entry and is more convenient and less expensive than a passport book. The passport card cannot be used for international travel by air. It currently takes 6-8 weeks to get a passport without paying a rush fee. Don’t delay; apply for your passport now!  For additional passport information, please visit travel.state.gov.

How to Register:

Complete the Amor Individual Mission Trip Participation Form and a 2017 Cedar Ridge Medical Release Form. Turn in all forms and the registration fee by February 19th. Also, please provide a copy of the photo page of your passport or a copy of your passport card.

If you have any questions, please contact Jacob Long, Student Minister.

Men’s Ministry Project at Cookson Hills

The Cedar Ridge Men’s Ministry has been asked to help with the Cookson Hills project listed below. If you can help, please sign up on Sunday’s Bulletin Communication Card or call the church office, 918-254-0621. For more information, please contact Charlie Spencer. Lunch will be provided. Feel free to bring your spouse and enjoy a time of fellowship while providing a much needed service.

  • Saturday, February 25 – installation of a new playground and laying sod. A project manager with the playground company will be present to lead the installation.

**Please note: the demo project scheduled for February 11 has been cancelled.

Wednesday Night Programming Begins January 11 at BA Campus

New Wednesday night programming will begin January 11 at the Broken Arrow Campus. This 9-week session will meet from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. and will run through March 8.

Classes for Adults

  • “Discovering The Book of Mark, part 2” – a Bible study on the last 9 chapters of the Gospel of Mark. Led by Steve Perryman; meets in room 346.
  • “It Starts at Home” – learn to confidently teach your kids about God. Led by Bryan Champ; meets in room 347.

Impact Student Ministry

  • Middle School and High School students meet in the Ridge Student Center

KidsZone.tv Konnect – Micheal Byrd, Children’s Minister

  •  Kindergarten – 5th grade
  •  Fun activities, great Bible lessons, wild music, & energetic games
    ► Sing It – whole group praise & worship
    ► Hear It – weekly lesson
    ► Say It – memorize & recite scripture
    ► Share It – small group time
    ► Play It – fun games

Preschool Ministry

  • Lil’ Konnect for children 3 – 5 years old
  • Toddlers/2 year old class
  • Child care for children under toddler-age

Contribute in Ministry at the Coweta Campus

Many opportunities are available to contribute in ministry at Cedar Ridge Coweta. Contact the names listed below to sign up or to get more information.

Children’s Ministry
Contact: the church office, 918-254-0621

  • Guest Services
  • Nursery
  • Preschool
  • Elementary

Middle School & High School
Contact: Matt Guinn, Student Minister

Guest Services
Contact: Sherri Valder

  • Welcome Center
  • Greeters
  • Security

Worship Ministry
Contact: Kourtney Roop

Journey Group Leaders
Contact: Ryan Fankhauser, Coweta Campus Minister

KidsZone.tv Store

In the KidsZone.tv Store, children buy fun items with “KidsZone.tv Bucks”, earned by memorizing Bible verses. We’re looking for donations of new, small toys and trinkets to use as “inventory” in the KidsZone.tv store. Other popular items include CD’s, DVD’s, books, bookmarks, and games. Drop off your donations in the Kids Zone at any Cedar Ridge campus.

Contribute in Ministry at the Broken Arrow Campus

Many opportunities are available for serving at the BA Campus. Contact the names listed below to volunteer or to get more information.

Preschool Ministry contact: the church office, 918-254-0621

  • Sunday 9:00 a.m. Guest Services / Greeters, serve 1 week per month
  • Sunday 9:00 a.m. Nursery, serve 1 week per month
  • Sunday 9:00 a.m. 1 year old class, serve 2 weeks then off 6 weeks
  • Sunday 9:00 a.m. 2  year old class, serve every other month
  • Sunday 9:00 a.m. 3 year old class, serve every other month
  • Sunday 9:00 a.m. 4 & 5 year old class, serve all month
  • Sunday 10:30 a.m. Guest Services / Greeters, serve 1 week per month
  • Sunday 10:30 a.m. Nursery, serve 1 week per month
  • Sunday 10:30 a.m. 1 year old class, serve 2 weeks then off 4 weeks
  • Sunday 10:30 a.m. 2 year old class, serve 1 month then off 2 months
  • Sunday 10:30 a.m. 3 year old class, serve 1 month then off 2 months
  • Sunday 10:30 a.m. 4 & 5 year old class, serve 1 month then off 2 months

Children’s Ministry contact: Micheal Byrd

  • Sunday 9:00 & 10:30 a.m. Guest Services / Greeters, serve 2 weeks, then off 6 weeks
  • Sunday 9:00 a.m. Kindergarten through 5th grade Leaders & helpers, serve yearly
  • Sunday 10:30 a.m. Kindergarten Elevate Jr. Leaders & helpers, serve 1 month then off 2 months
  • Sunday 10:30 a.m. 1st & 2nd grade Elevate Leaders & helpers, serve 1 month then off 2 months
  • Sunday 10:30 a.m. 3rd through 5th grade Kid City Worship Team Leaders & helpers, serve 2 weeks then off 4 weeks

Security / Usher Team contact: Wendell Fichtner

  • Sunday 9:00 a.m. Volunteers serve on a rotation basis
  • Sunday 10:30 a.m. Volunteers serve on a rotation basis

Guest Services (Greeters, Welcome Center)

Communion Servers

  • Sunday 9:00 a.m. contact: Bud Phillips
  • Sunday 10:30 a.m. contact: the church office, 918-254-0621

Communion Preparation Contact Ann Baltzell

  • Prepare for Sunday 9:00 a.m. Worship service
  • Prepare for Sunday 10:30 a.m. Worship service
  • Clean-up after Sunday Worship services

Protecting Your Family from Pornography

Kyle Rodell, Student Minister, recently presented the sermon Entangled – providing some staggering statistics on how pornography is a sin that can so easily “entangle” and threaten our families. Listed below are some practical tools and resources available to help keep pornography out of your home as well providing a way to see what activity is happening on your computer. This information is also available at the Welcome Center of each campus.

www.opendns.com/familyshield
This site is for blocking pornography from getting into your house at the router level. Easy to follow directions are listed on the website.

www.x3watch.com
This site monitors any computer or i-device on which it is installed. Monthly reports are sent out identifying any pornography that has been looked at. The report also alerts you if the program was turned off at any time. Search “x3watch” in the apple app store for iphone/ipad.

Tech Support is available for help in setting up a family shield. Contact Nick Lockard (Remote Service) at www.nicklockard.com. Nick will answer questions and will walk you through the steps on x3watch.com. There is a small fee ($20) for this support. Be sure to let him know that you are from Cedar Ridge Christian Church.

 

Counseling Resources

Celebrate Recovery – Southern Hills Baptist Church
Issue specific 12-step groups
918-743-8897  •  shbctulsa.org/cr

 

Christian Family Institute
918-745-0095
christianfamilyinstitute.com

 

  Hope Center of Tulsa
  918-294-8470
hopecenteroftulsa.com

 

Oklahoma Teen Challenge
405-600-1920
okteenchallenge.com


Foster Care – The 111 Project

On January 1, 2012 there were 8308 children who, through no fault of their own, were in the custody of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS). The families of these children are not able to care for them due to incarceration, extreme poverty, physical abuse, drug abuse, neglect or abandonment. The 111 Project is a campaign to recruit foster families from Oklahoma churches to meet this need. The purpose is to leave no Oklahoma child without a family. Contact the church office for more information about Foster Care applications and other ways that you can be involved.

Wednesday Night Programming

Wednesday nights offer dynamic programming with several classes for adults and activities for children of all ages. For more details, call the church office, 918-254-0621, or contact the ministry leader listed below. Programming available from September – March.

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