As a church, our goal is striving for Christ-centered lives seven days a week. One of our practices that help us achieve our goal is serving the church and others. How has God equipped you to serve? For more information about serving contact P.K. Hinkle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help to keep the facilities in pristine condition by assisting with small maintenance jobs.
Caring for interior and exterior plants. Assist with seasonal plantings.
Medically trained individuals assist during a medical need or crisis during worship services or special events.
Assist with general administrative tasks or special projects during the weekdays.
Drive a shuttle bus to and from the Remington’s lot on Sunday mornings. A CDL with passenger license is required to drive the large shuttles, and a regular operators license for the smaller buses. Drivers serve on a rotational basis.
Teams clean and restock the pew racks weekly by sections. Serve on a rotational basis.
Trained to maintain adequate security to ensure a safe church environment and respond to potentially harmful or hazardous situations within the church at Ridgecrest and Remington’s.
Share the love and hope of Jesus Christ with people affected by HIV and AIDS by offering prayer support, notes of encouragement, special projects, phone contacts, visits and deliveries, and/or serving once a month at After Dark Outreach Center.
Biblical approach using small groups to bring about life changes and healing. Worship leaders, snack providers, children’s leaders for Celebrating Kids, small group facilitators, including DivorceCare and Veterans, are ways you can serve.
Once a week men travel to Ozark Correctional Center in Fordland, MO to lead the inmates in the Celebrate Recovery Ministry.
Bring hope and encouragement to the grieving by co-leading a 13 week study on grief recovery. Training provided.
Equip people to learn, apply, and teach God’s financial principles through a 9 week study.
There are many ways to serve, including, but not limited to, visiting, reading, writing letters, and even planning birthday parties. Please prayerfully consider this wonderful ministry.
Food preparation, housekeeping, transportation, medical and security are all needed when Ridgecrest is called upon to be a disaster shelter or during a pandemic. Join a team to work a shift and show God’s love in a critical time.
Qualified interpreters are needed for worship services to translate songs and the spoken Word.
Assistants help people learn to conduct a job search, build an effective resume, and polish their interview skills.
Opportunities include: teaching, decorating, working events and administrative duties.
Top Stitchers: Ladies who bless those in need through sewing. Newborns in Need, blankets for the homeless, clothing for kids in Africa and more. Non-sewers are needed to cut patterns, press garments, donate fabric or trimming.
Share a cup of coffee and build a relationship with a homeless person who is coming into The Gathering Tree on Sundays from 11 am - 1 pm. On a rotational basis help provide breakfast snack items and/or serve coffee to the homeless in downtown Springfield.
Reading Mentor: Help a child improve his/her reading skills by being a reading mentor for 30 minutes once a week during school hours. Training is available via DVD.
Jeffries’ Cents of Pride Store: Help children learn and practice life skills. Children will earn school bucks to buy items in the store. You can serve by donating items for the store or you can help run the store.
Enjoy meeting people from different countries while teaching English as their second language to adults. Shuttle drivers are also needed to transport students to and from MSU campus on a rotational basis.
Get connected with a young adult in order to offer wisdom, guidance, and support as they navigate this tricky time of life.
Are you interested in teaching young adult bible studies or small groups?
Be a part of helping our young adults connect with and serve the community through ministry and missions projects.
Shepherd and lead your Faith Family in life changing Bible study. Lesson preparation required.
Coordinate and champion serving opportunities within the church and in the community.
Provide your home and/or lead a Bible study Life Group.
Assist the librarian or catalog periodicals.
Join a team who invests in the lives of a terrific group of special needs adults at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday morning.
Enjoy loving and caring for kids with special needs. Serve as a buddy to a child that is mainstreamed or serve in a room designed specifically for these great kids.
Brew coffee and maintain supply for Small Groups and guests during Sunday morning services. Training is provided. Serve on a rotational basis.
Assist Modern Worship attendees brew their Keurig coffee on Sundays before the start of the 10:30 am worship service in the Fellowship Center. Serve weekly or on rotation.
Offer a friendly smile and words of welcome to guests and members on Sundays and during special events. Serve on a rotational basis.
Provide information, answer questions, and help others find their way around the church facility.
Present people with a service folder or program as they enter for worship or an event. Help them find seating, and strive to make everyone feel comfortable during the service.
Be stationed in the main foyer on the lookout for people needing assistance. Serve weekly or on a rotational basis. Training provided.
These projects work in conjunction with our partnerships in the USA and around the world. We have ongoing relationships between RBC and a partner on the mission field. A Short-Term Mission Project typically lasts 7-10 days and most often requires four to five months of preparation and follow-up within a team context. Contact us if you are interested in being part of a short-term mission team.
Families spend 4 days doing missions together at a location within a 200 mile radius of Springfield.
Since 1997, this annual event has sent hundreds of Ridgecrest members into the community to help those physically or financially unable to do home repairs and yard work. We also seek to share the Gospel with people as we serve.
As a branch of our local Celebrate Recovery program, Celebrate Recovery Inside takes their life changing curriculum to the inmates of the Fordland Correctional Center. You will experience opportunities to minister in small break-out groups and in large group worship.
Smart Choice Foods is a food distribution program that seeks to serve our community. Food distribution takes place at our Remington’s facility (1655 W. Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65807). We have opportunities for people to serve in the distribution center as well as with our Street Teams.
Do you have a heart for sharing Jesus with people? We would love to have you as part of our team! We have many avenues of service, ranging from research, social media and technology, video production, graphic design, and planning for mission teams and special projects.
Assist the pastor and baptismal candidate in preparation for baptism. Serve on rotation and training is provided.
Visitors go weekly on an assigned day to bring encouragement to those hospitalized.
Weekly and /or Sunday mornings pray for those who make a special request.
Consider requests from those not able to meet their own needs.