Supported Missions and Other Affiliations
Through its annual budget, Ridgeview Christian Church regularly supports the missions below (ten percent of Ridgeview's budget is set aside to missions and local benevolence organizations). Ridgeview also accepts offerings and gifts designated to go specifically to these and other missions (see "Other Affiliated Groups/Organizations"). Over the past several years, Ridgeview's mission-giving has been between 20-25% of all giving each year.
Open Door Libraries- James Bacus
Outreach International- Zach & Alyssa Murphy
Serving churches and reaching the lost of Germany.
Christian Campus Fellowship (CCF) at Rolla / S & T
A dynamic ministry to and with college students.
Gasconade Christian Service Camp
Area camp for children in grades 2 and up. Also periodic retreats for adults and families, and availability of the camp for groups interested in designing their own retreat experience.
CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ) - AJ Plasse
Shiloh Christian Children's Ranch - Ken and Beth Penfield
A safe haven for abused and neglected children.
A Lamp Unto My Feet - Will Walls
CMF is a missions agency at work in 18 countries drawing people into relationship with Christ and His Church.
GRACE (Greater Rolla Area Charitable Enterprise)
GRACE is a local benevolence organization, providing various supports for individuals and families in need.
Other Affiliated Groups/Organizations
Show-Me Christian Youth Home
An organization dedicated to providing a loving and stable home for at-risk kids. Ridgeview sends Christmas presents here each year.
Casas Por Cristo
Ridgeview supports an annual trip to Casas Por Cristo for local university students. Casas Por Cristo builds homes in Juarez, Mexico.
CIY (Christ in Youth)
Youth conferences and retreats. Ridgeview sends students to multiple CIY conferences each year.
A mission to the San Carlos Apache people. Ridgeview takes sporadic short-term mission trips to help this organization.
Other Missions that Ridgeview Often Supports:
White Fields Overseas Evangelism
Wycliffe Bible Translators
Colleges associated with Ridgeview Christian Church:
Central Christian College of the Bible - Moberly, Missouri
Ozark Christian College - Joplin, Missouri
St. Louis Christian College - Florissant, Missouri
Johnson University - Knoxville, Tennessee
Missouri Christian Convention
The Missouri Christian Convention is an annual conference for Christian Churches of the Restoration Movement (of which Ridgeview is a part). It is a voluntary time of fellowship and encouragement.