Announcements and Information

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Updates and Information

In-Person Services
We have resumed in-person Sunday morning services. Adults and youth will be masked and will meet indoors. Children will also be masked and will meet outdoors, weather permitting. The adult service will continue to be live-streamed via Zoom.

Advent at the Barn: Saturday, December 4, 3-6 PM
Join us for a safe and family-friendly Advent celebration in and around our Barn. We’ll have fire pits and s’mores making, a Santa’s grotto, festive hay wagon rides, fair-trade gifts, Santa’s workshop, and desserts, mulled wine and spiced cider under the tent. Invite friends and family for a wonderful, community-centered start to the Advent season.

Property Workdays: Saturdays, December 4 & 18, 8 AM
Join Mark Hartley and other volunteers in taking care of our property. Projects include set up for the Advent at the Barn event and seasonal maintenance. Meet by the farm shed at 8 AM.

Advent Quiet Day: Saturday, December 11, 10 AM-3 PM
Join us in the Barn as we make space for God and open our hearts to the hope of the season. Through poetry, prayer, and scripture, we will reflect on the meaning of Advent and listen for how God might be speaking to us. There will be a Zoom option this year, and for those attending in-person, a light breakfast will be served. Please bring your own lunch. Sign up is required. For more information, contact Melanie Griffin:

All Ages Christmas Service: Sunday, December 19, 10 AM
On the last Sunday before Christmas, we will gather together for an all ages service in the auditorium (with a live zoom option) for our traditional Christmas service of readings, prayers and Christmas carols.

Christmas Eve Service: Friday, December 24, 5 PM
Join us via zoom for a brief Christmas Eve service. This will be a fun, festive and relaxed gathering for all ages. We will have carols, short readings, and even a special visitor! Don’t miss this meaningful opportunity to wish one another Merry Christmas.

Greencastle Food in Backpacks Program
Each month we donate non-perishable food to families in need at nearby Greencastle Elementary School. Complete food packages can be left in the Commons on any Sunday during the school year, or any time in the bins outside the front doors of the main church building. Click here for a list of needed food items and here to sign up. Contact Jen Hair at for more information.

Sunday Morning Book Study Group: Every Sunday, 8:45 AM via Zoom
The Sunday Morning Book Study Group has begun a new book, Dear White Peacemakers: Dismantling Racism with Grit and Grace, by Osheta MooreFor questions and connection information, please contact Dave Martinsen at


 Current Financial Summary
Week Actual Goal % Goal
November 7  $19,575 $15,563 126%
November 14  $5,776 $11,386 51%
November 21  $14,446 $14,886 97%
November 28  $12,694 $11,709 108%
YTD $144,537 $155,077 93%
*Our Fiscal Year is September 1 – August 31


Cedar Ridge Community Church is a diverse, open, and affirming community of followers of Jesus, sharing God’s love with everyone and working to make the world a better place for all. We invite you to join us on our journey of growing to be more loving people who recognize that change must begin with us.

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