Supported Missions and Other Affiliations
Through its annual budget, Ridgeview Christian Church regularly supports the missions below (ten percent of the previous year's offering total is built into the next year's budget for missions and local benevolence organizations). Ridgeview also accepts offerings and gifts designated to go directly to these and other approved missions. Over the past several years, Ridgeview's mission-giving has been between 20-25% of all giving each year.
Books and More Library in Jordan- 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 Christian camp for children in grades 2 and up.
CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ) - AJ Plasse
Shiloh Christian Children's Ranch - Ken and Beth Penfield
A safe haven for abused and neglected children.
Hippo Valley Christian Mission
To evangelize Zimbabwe reaching the whole person for Christ; the body, mind and soul through healthcare, schools and the Church.
A mission to the San Carlos Apache people. Ridgeview takes regular short-term mission trips to help this organization.
Local Benevolence Help:
GRACE (Greater Rolla Area Charitable Enterprise)
GRACE is a local benevolence organization, providing various supports for individuals and families in need. Each month, a portion of Ridgeview's missions giving is given to GRACE.
Hope Alliance of Missouri
Founded by Ridgeview members, the Hope Alliance of Missouri has the mission to serve and empower those in our community impacted by a lack of resources. This organization is most well known for the Friday Backpack Program and runs Abundant Blessings.
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. Casas Por Cristo builds homes for the homeless in Juarez, Mexico.
CIY (Christ in Youth)
Youth conferences and retreats. Ridgeview sends students to multiple CIY conferences each year.
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
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.