Church & Community

AIDS Ministry

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.

Celebrate Recovery

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.

Celebrate Recovery Inside

Once a week men travel to Ozark Correctional Center in Fordland, MO to lead the inmates in the Celebrate Recovery Ministry.

GriefShare

Bring hope and encouragement to the grieving by co-leading a 13 week study on grief recovery. Training provided.

Financial Ministries

Equip people to learn, apply, and teach God’s financial principles through a 9 week study.

Residential Care Facilities Ministry

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.

Disaster Preparedness

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.

Deaf Ministry

Qualified interpreters are needed for worship services to translate songs and the spoken Word.

Job Search & Career Assistance

Assistants help people learn to conduct a job search, build an effective resume, and polish their interview skills.

Women’s Ministry

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.

Homeless Ministry

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.

Jeffries Elementary School

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.

English as a Second Language

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.

Ridgecrest News
Ridgecrest Events
rbckids: Preschoolers (Infants-Pre-K)
July 27, 09:00 AM
rbckids Small Groups meet Sunday mornings at 9:00 and 10:30 AM – JOIN US for 75 minutes of Bible study, music, activities & fun! Check in at the Preschool Place lobby or Children’s Hall room 10. ...
rbckids: Elementary (Kindergarten-6th Grade)
July 27, 09:00 AM
rbckids Small Groups meet Sunday mornings at 9:00 and 10:30 AM – Check in at the Preschool Hall lobby or Children’s Hall room 10. Elementary students attend one hour of small group and one hour of wor ...
Celebration Worship (WC)
July 27, 09:00 AM
Sermons by Pastor Hosea Bilyeu, a lover of Jesus, worship and and his sweet wife, Debbie. This worship service features a full choir and orchestra led by Travis Laws, with both traditional and contemp ...
Preschool Small Groups
July 27, 10:30 AM
rbckids Small Groups meet Sunday mornings at 9AM and 10:30 AM – JOIN US for 75 minutes of Bible study, music, activities & fun! Check in at the Preschool Hall lobby or Children’s Hall room 10. Pr ...
Children's Small Groups
July 27, 10:30 AM
rbckids Small Groups meet Sunday mornings at 9AM and 10:30 AM – JOIN US for 75 minutes of Bible study, music, activities & fun! Check in at the Preschool Hall lobby or Children’s Hall room 10. Pr ...
TEN31 Modern Worship
July 27, 10:30 AM
Preaching responsibilities go to Pastor John Black, a lover of Jesus, teaching his family and coffee. Media content is greater in TEN31 than other services. Worship is led by Craig Wieneke on keyboard ...
Celebration Worship (WC)
July 27, 10:30 AM
Sermons by Pastor Hosea Bilyeu, a lover of Jesus, worship and and his sweet wife, Debbie. This worship service features a full choir and orchestra led by Travis Laws, with both traditional and contemp ...
jubilee Worship
July 27, 06:30 PM
Sunday evenings are led by Pastor Hosea Bilyeu, a country boy from Dry Holler. jubilee Worship is a little country church set inside a large Worship Center. Hymnals, piano and guitars are used. PowerP ...
Bike & Bible Night
July 29, 06:30 PM
Women's Prayer Team
July 30, 05:30 PM
Join the Women's Prayer Team on Wednesday nights as we spend time praying for our church, the lost, our country, the world.
Men's Prayer Team
July 30, 05:30 PM
Join the Men's Prayer Team on Wednesday nights as we spend time praying for our church, the lost, our country, the world.
Children of the Day - Women's Bible Study
July 30, 06:30 PM
Join Beth Moore on the Thessalonian shores as you face real crises, real medical diagnoses, real afflictions, real relationships, real doubts, real concerns, and real fears. Let's not brush the sa ...
Pastor's Bible Study
July 30, 06:30 PM
Join us as we study God's Word on Wednesday evenings in the Chapel.
Vets Support Group
July 31, 06:00 PM
The mission behind CRV is to provide Christian services for veterans and their families. RBC has partnered with VFW Post 963 to offer a place for veterans and loved ones to find a supportive community ...
Knit Together
July 31, 06:00 PM
We are a diverse group of knitters in Springfield, MO who share our love of the fiber arts with one another, as well as encourage each other as we go through our daily lives. We'd love to have you ...