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JOIN US FOR WORSHIP

Sundays @ 10:30am

Join us every Sunday for our worship celebration! We strongly recommend wearing a mask while attending services. Please read our guidelines below and stay tuned for updates. Click below to watch with us online on our Facebook page "Ridgecrest Church of the Nazarene. All are welcome!

Please note the following updates:

Sunday, January 17th @ 10:30am: Online Only

Sunday, January 24th @ 10:30am: In-Person Services Resumes (Including Children's Church)

Your health is important to us. If you prefer to watch from home, we broadcast our worship services LIVE. Please check out the links below:

  • Facebook
  • Video Sermons

PRIME TIMERS NIGHT

Every 1st Wednesday of the Month

@ 6:00pm

**Update: No Prime Timers in January. For all who are 50 years young and up: We are back! We have fun new activities such as the all new Lego Group and our Cornhole Challenge. Looking forward to lots of fun! Please bring a dessert for yourself only (per COVID state guidelines). See Rick David for more info.

YOUTH GROUP

Every Wednesday @ 6:00-7:15pm

(Via Zoom)

Hey teens grades 6th through 12th! Come gather with us for fun in the Word each week. Currently, we are online via Zoom only. We hope to return to in-person meeting soon. If you would like to be added to our Zoom group, please call the office and leave your cell number so Pastor Steve can send you an invite. See you there!

MISSION OF THE MONTH:

VOLUNTEER MINISTRIES

Come along with us as we love God and serve our community through as the body of the church. We have so many opportunities to jump in and get involved! See the Welcome Center for details or contact us below:

YOUTH RUMMAGE SALE

Friday, January 22nd 8:00am-2:00pm

Our annual Youth Rummage Sale fundraiser is coming up soon! Come check out what we have! Items will be available for any amount you would like to give. You choose your price! All proceeds will go toward needs of our Youth Group ministry and activities.

If you have any items you would like to give and drop off, please bring them to the church Youth gate. Call the office so we may meet you over there to receive items (760) 375-4433.

DARYLENE JOHNSON MEMORIAL CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS DRIVE

Through January

In celebration of her life and 40 years of service to children's ministries, the family and friends of Darylene have created this memorial drive in her memory. This drive will make it possible as a church to repair and renovate our children's nursery. It will also help to provide much needed supplies and new toys for our children ages 0 to 5. Please consider a donation in her memory and help us to support this ministry and the children she loved so very much. Please see the donation box near the nursery. To give a monetary gift, please click below and be sure to mark "Darylene Johnson Memorial" in the comment area.

Click here to give to Darylene Johnson's Memorial...

LIVE BIBLE STUDY

 

Wednesdays @ 11:00am

We are live on Facebook every Wednesday! Join pastors and your favorite special guests to discuss, learn and grow into God's grace through Scripture. Current Study: We are reading and discussing the book Believe: Living the Story of the Bible and Becoming Like Jesus by Randy Frazee. Need a copy? Please see Janice in the office.

Click here to watch and discuss with us

on Facebook...

CHILD SPONSORSHIP

RCNAZ directly supports Child Sponsorship, a mission of the Nazarene Compassionate Ministries. Together, we are currently helping to care for the specific needs of children at the Native American Christian Academy. Your donations to NCM Child Sponsorship helps to provide children in need with school lunches, supplies, health care, clothing, gifts on their birthdays and more. Please pray and consider making a one time gift or a monthly donation, to help make a big difference for these children in need.

Click here to give to Child Sponsorship online...

Be sure to select "Other" under MY DONATION and type "Child Sponsorship" in the comment area.

ART MINISTRIES

Every 3rd Saturday Each Month

Paint with Donna

Next Class: Saturday, February 20th @ 10:00am 

Class is held every 3rd Saturday of the month

Click here to register now...

Location: Annex Art Classroom

Cost for each class: $10 for adults, $5 for children

We welcome everyone for an easy afternoon of creative fellowship. We have limited seating at this time. Please pre-register for a seat. Supplies and light refreshments are included. 

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ANNOUNCEMENT SUBMISSIONS

Please turn in by Wednesday every week

We like to hear from you! Have an announcement you would like to share with the church? Tell us what is going on ministry and in life. Please submit your announcement or upcoming event by Wednesday each week to janice@rcnazarene.org so we can include it by Sunday. We look forward to life lived together!

 

Questions or need assistance?

Please call our office at (760) 375-4433

YOUNG ADULT BIBLE STUDY

 

Sundays @ 9:00am

** Please note: Postponed until TBA

Instructors: Robert campbell and Bob Crane

 

Now studying: The Story by Randy Frazee

A Bible study for the young adult, college age and up. Come join us every Sunday following Worship service! Class begins approx. at 10:00am.

For Parents: the Children's Music Room is open from 10:00-11:00am for children to come hang out and sing Christmas songs with us while parents enjoy Bible Study. The nursery will be open during Bible Study beginning January 3rd, 2021.

See Pastor Stephanie for more details.

LAUNDRY LOVE

Every Last Monday of the Month

Need help getting your laundry washed?

Come to Laundry Love!

 

Every last Monday of the month

@ 7:00am - 10:00am (last load at 9:00am) 

At I-Wash Laundry on Norma Street in Ridgecrest

 

We invite our church to hep share in this wonderful mission. We are in need of volunteers, donations for washing, soap and dryer sheets. Let help keep this ministry going! If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Church Office: 760 - 375 - 4433.

You can help us buy washes and soap! Please look for the Laundry Love donation jar at the Welcome Center or donate online:

Click here to give online to RCNAZ Laundry Love...

Be sure to select "Other" under MY DONATION and type "Laundry Love" in the comment area.

VOLUNTEER MINISTRIES

 

Love God. Serve Others. We are the Church

 

How would you like to help serve? Here are a few open opportunities. Feel free to contact us below:

 

{First Impressions Team}

Help us meet, greet and answer questions on Sunday mornings at the Welcome Center. This team is a new addition to RCNAZ putting our best smiles and hearts forward!

{Worship Team}

Do you love to sing or like to play music? We would love for you to check out our Worship Team! We are looking for individuals who are vocalists, musicians as well as those who  are knowledgeable or would like to learn the soundboard, operate slides and other tech.

{Buildings & Grounds Committee}

If you are handy or skilled with electrical work, painting, changing light bulbs, lifting, etc., then B&G Committee could use your help! 

{Nazarene Missions Int'l (NMI)}

If you have a heart for missions, compassionate ministries, both local and global works- please join our team! We would love to hear your ideas! Contact Beth McCain

{Youth Room Work Crew}

We need a hand clearing the Youth Room and preparing for the new carpet to be installed as well as helping Pastor Steve clean out the kitchen area. We can really use lots of hands for this job!

{Nursery Attendants}

Our nursery is growing and we need helpers for children ages 0 to 3 on Sundays and during special events. Please sign up at the nursery or see Pastor Stephanie for more details.

For more details, please contact the church office at (760) 375 - 4433, Monday to Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm. Fridays are available by appointment.

 

KIDS MUSIC FUN TIME

 

Sundays @ 9:30am

For children preschool to 5th grade. Come and join us Sunday mornings to sing songs of praise for Jesus! Get moving and just have fun together! For kids who would like to participate in the Angel Choir (optional), we will also be learning songs and verses for our upcoming performances, such as on Palm Sunday. Music Time will be followed by play time on the playground and then Children's Church at 10:30am.⁠

Next Performance (tentative): ⁠
Palm Sunday, March 28th⁠
during 10:30am morning Worship⁠

For more info. please see Pastor Stephanie Rogers⁠
pastorstephanie@rcnazarene.org

RCNAZ CHURCH GUIDELINES

We are open indoors! You may also watch us LIVE on our "Ridgecrest Church of the Nazarene" Facebook page.  See link button at top of page to watch.

We have made a few changes to help keep everyone healthy and are following the CDC guidelines. Please read about the precautions we are taking below:

Please Note:

  • Face coverings are strongly recommended. Masks are available to anyone who needs one. Children 2 and under should not wear a mask.

  • Use of hand sanitizer is recommended and available.

  • Practice physical distancing whenever possible.

  • Please check your temperature and self-screen for symptoms of COVID-19 at home. If you have been sick or have symptoms of COVID-19 (see CDC guidelines), please stay home for 14 days and until you are well.

  • We must discourage the use of sharing items: Please bring your own Bible or use a Bible app. For giving of tithes and offerings, please use the wooden offering box in the Foyer or visit www.rcnazarene.org/give.

  • Children are welcome! Children's Church is available for kids grades preschool to 5th grade on Sundays at 9:00am in the Children's Annex building. The nursery is open available for children ages 0 to 3.

Thank you for your patience, understanding

and prayers.

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