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In-Person Services
Sunday morning services are held in-person. Adults, youth and children are all masked, and children meet outdoors when the weather permits. The adult service continues to be live-streamed via Zoom.

Serve Together on the Farm: Every Thursday, 6-8PM
Come and join us between 6 and 8PM any Thursday to plant, weed, water and harvest healthy produce for low-income families in our neighborhood. All ages and abilities welcome. SSL hours available for students. Bring a friend, and/or a picnic, and enjoy spending time on our beautiful property while doing good in the world!

Evening Prayer Practice: Tuesday, September 6, 7PM
Join us for an hour of stillness, reflection and guided prayer practices. We will meet outdoors, by the gazebo, weather permitting. In the case of inclement weather, we will relocate to the Barn. Please sign up to let us know you are coming.

Morning Yoga: Saturday, September 17, 9-10AM
Please join us for some light-hearted yoga and meditation. RSVP (to if you are attending in person, or to receive zoom information. Participants must read and agree to the liability waiver here.

Property Workdays: Saturdays, September 10 and 24, 8AM-12 noon
Join Mark Hartley and other volunteers in taking care of our property. Projects include weeding, mowing, and other seasonal maintenance. Meet by the farm shed at 8AM.

Ministry Fair: Sunday, September 18, 11:15AM
Stay after the service to learn about the areas we are involved in as a community, and sign up to volunteer. The Ministry Fair will be held outside, and there will be ice cream, and fun for all ages!

Burtonsville Day Parade: Saturday, September 24, 9:30 AM
Come and ride on our haywagon float at the Burtonsville Day Parade. Meet at Paint Branch High School at 9:30 AM and ride along in the old town parade. Adults and older students can walk behind the float to pick up trash along the parade route. (This public service has become our tradition.) Parade finishes at 11 AM. Then stay for a fun festival at the Marilyn J. Praisner community center, and stop by the CRCC booth! Sign up HERE to help.

Harvest Festival: Saturday, October 1, 4-7 PM
Join us for a fun-filled afternoon on our 63-acre farm property! We will celebrate another bountiful harvest on our farm. There will be live music, food trucks, pumpkin painting and carving, hayrides, moon bounces, s’mores making, and more. All activities are free and everyone is welcome! Bring an unexpired box of wholewheat pasta or can of vegetables or fruit to benefit local food programs. Invite friends and family. Check back soon for opportunities to volunteer!

Sunday Morning Book Study Group: Every Sunday, 8:45 AM in room 203
The group is currently reading Freeing Jesus: Rediscovering Jesus as Friend, Teacher, Savior, Lord, Way, and Presence, by Diana Butler Bass. Bass goes beyond the culture wars to offer a refreshing take on the comprehensive, multi-faceted nature of Jesus, keeping his teachings relevant and alive in our daily lives. We hope you can join us. For questions or more information, please contact Dave Martinsen at

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.


 Current Financial Summary
Week Actual Goal % Goal
Aug 7 $17,204 $15,197 113%
Aug 14 $17,772 $10,090 176%
Aug 21 $11,382 $13,262 86%
Aug 28 $20,308 $10,697 190%
YTD $698,765 $725,115 97%
*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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