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PLEASE NOTE:  COVID-19 UPDATE
In Person Sunday Worship Services have resumed and we anticipate returning to Mid-week activities later this year.  Online Communications via Facebook, YouTube and our Weekly email newsletters can help keep you up to date with ministries and upcoming events at The Bridge.  If you are not subscribed to our weekly email newsletter, click on the sign-up link below as well as connect directly to our YouTube Channel and Facebook page by clicking on icons below.
 
 

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About Us

TAKING THE NEXT STEP

 
  • Have you accepted Christ as your savior?
  • Do you want to know how?  Click  the  link  below  to  learn  how.

    God’s Bridge to Eternal Life

     
  • Where do you go from here, what’s next?
  • How do you get involved and continue to grow your faith?
 

Accept Christ

Choosing to be a Jesus follower is a big decisions. But one of the most full-filing and amazing choices you could ever make. Did you decide to become a Jesus follower at one of our Sunday Services? We would love to know so that we can walk beside you in your new journey with Christ. Contact one of our pastors today and we would love to partner with you in your faith, and continue to provide resources and equip you.
 

Get Baptized

Baptism is an important step of obedience that shows others we have personally trusted Jesus for our salvation. Jesus was baptized when He was on the earth, and we do this to follow His example. When Christians are baptized, they are submerged under water to identify with the death and burial of Jesus and raised out of the water to identify with His resurrection. We believe that water baptism is a public declaration of three important things: you are a follower of Jesus Christ, you are beginning a changed life in Christ, and you are part of a new family.
 

Get Connected

The church goes far beyond the 4 walls on a Sunday morning. To continue the growth of your faith it is so important that you stay connected and interact with others who share the same faith you do. We encourage you to join a Life Group today. Get connected with a group that you feel you might be able to connect with others in. There are several Life Groups going on throughout the week.  Membership Classes are offered quarterly each year as needed as well as Baptism Services as requested.
 

Serve

There are so many ministries that are needing you! Maybe there is an area that interest you. Children’s ministries, first impressions, parking lot, cafe, music and tech ministries. There is an area for you and and area that needs you and what you have to offer. We would love to have you involved in one of our ministries here at The Bridge. If there is an area that interest you please reach out to one of our staff members and we will get you connected to the right person for that ministry.
 
SMALL GROUPS
Our small groups exist to provide a unique way for church goers to connect with each other, outside the Sunday service.  With COVID restrictions in place for our county, meeting in person is not recommended.  However, with Zoom meetings in lace, we encourage everyone to get involved in a small group online from the comfort of their own home.  Deep friendships can still develop as we learn to do life together with other believers in The Spirit!
The Hangout (Youth Group) meets virtually via Zoom every Sunday at 6:30pm.  After each meeting, a prize is personally delivered to the home of the winner of the game from that night, so be sure to join on time!  Contact Pastor Derek for the Zoom link and more info.
 
 
 
WOMEN’S MINISTRY
ZOOM Meetings:  Tuesday’s @ 6:30 PM
The women’s group is currently studying The Book of Hebrews.  Come join in and have a great time!  Even if we can’t meet in person, we can still invite women to get into the Bible together online and you will even get to learn more about one another!  Email Sharon Payan to request a Zoom Invite.
 
 
 
YOUNG ADULTS
 
Young Adults, ages 18-30ish, meet in-person at the Ellison home every other Thursday at 7pm.  Desserts are provided.  Email Pastor Derek for address, meeting dates, and more details.
 
DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS – THIS GROUP IS NOT CURRENTLY MEETING
Every so often, someone asks us to give a reason for the faith we posses. Are you prepared for such an occasion? Are you ready to explain and defend what you believe about God and matters of faith? Our current study guide entitled “Reason to Believe,” by Dr. Sproul teaches us about the biblical command to always be ready to give an answer for what we believe.  

BridgeKid’s Ministries

 
COVID Restrictions have impacted everyone, especially the children.  You can imagine Jesus’ words to his disciples having so much more meaning today…but Jim Wise, our BridgeKids Director has faithfully planned games and Bible learning every Sunday afternoon at 4 PM for any child that can gain access to our Zoom Children’s activities.  If you would like to have your child partake in online children’s activities, please email Jim Wise and request a Zoom meeting invite.
 
Until the day we can return to meeting in person, check out our children’s ministry department in detail below.
 
Ministry to children is a priority here at The Bridge! The vision that fuels our work in Children’s Ministries grows out of Jesus’ words in Mark 10:14,
 
“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them,
for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.”
 
In the midst of a consuming ministry to adults, Jesus regularly ministered to children. We believe the future of the church depends on effective ministry to children today. To that end, those who teach our children are committed to minister to children, by encouraging, educating, and equipping!
BridgeBabies (0-2 years)
BridgeTots (2 years – K)
BridgeKids 1st-6th grade
At The Bridge we believe childen are God’s most precious gift, and they are the future of our church and our community. Beginning at an early age, we strive to share the love of Jesus with babies and children who are placed in our care.
The Bridge’s Toddler Church program is designed to engage your 2 to 5 year old in opportunities for them to discover that God loves them. With Bible sory times, crafts, games, and other fun filled activities, toddlers will grow in their understanding that God made them and loves them as they grow physically through these discovery years.
During the elementary school years, children are able to enter a deeper, more personal walk with Jesus, and impact their world. Each week your child will engage in energetic worship and learn many Biblical truths interwoven through games and activities.
 
Current  restrictions requires Drive Thru pickup.  Please stay in your car and we will  bring the food to you.
 
Our Food & Clothing Bank is open every first Wednesday from 9-11 AM. It is a casual drop in atmosphere where you will be greeted warmly and given whatever items we carry each week. ID with your current address are required. 
 
Commodity Food Distribution Program is held every third Thursday of each month from 9 AM TO NOON. Current ID with address are required.  See dates below.
 
Donations of fresh produce, non-perishable and personal care items are always welcome. Email Judy Wise or Loretta Gregor for drop off time and location.
 
2021
The Bridge Food Bank 
Monthly – 1st Wednesday
9 – 11 AM
  
January 6, 2021                   
March 3, 2021              
April 7, 2021                 
May 5, 2021 
June 2, 2021 
July 7, 2021 
August 4, 2021 
September 1, 2021          
October 6, 2021 
November 3, 2021       
December 1, 2021 
 
2021
Commodity Food Distribution
Monthly—3rd Thursday
 9 AM to Noon
 
January 21, 2021
March 18, 2021
April 15, 2021
May 20, 2021
June 17, 2021
July, 15, 2021
August 19, 2021
September 16, 2021
October 21, 2021
November 18, 2021
December 16, 2021

Resources For You

Have you ever felt a distance has been wedged between you & God?
One of the ways we can close this gap to make sure we are spending time with Jesus every day. We hope that you will find the resources on our website useful for your spiritual growth as you make time to spend with the Lord each day.

Online Worship Services 

 
Not that we want you to skip coming to church all together, but during our world’s battle with the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended our regular church services at our worship facilities and are posting our weekly video services through our Youtube account where you can view our Sunday morning Worship  service in song and messages that are both encouraging and timely in the days we face.. Visit our YouTube channel to view.

 

On-line Prayer Requests

 
Prayer, the spiritual practice of conversing with God, invloves both speaking to God and listening for His response. The Bridge’s Prayer ministry supports both vital aspects of prayer.
 
 
Select the REQUEST PRAYER button above or in the left side panel to submit your prayer requests. If you would like someone to contact you, please complete the contact information.

The Bridge Worship & Sermon Videos

 
Not that we want you to skip coming to church all together, but during our world’s battle with the COVID-19 virus, we have suspended our regular church services at our worship facilities and are posting our weekly video services through our Youtube account where you can view our  Worship Team music and Sermon messages. Visit our YouTube channel for more.

Go Deeper. Grow Stronger.

 
Start a faith journey with Our Daily Bread. Dig into these thoughtful studies by yourself or with a group to strengthen your faith and your relationship with God and others.

Find answers to life’s hard questions

 
TrueLife.org has filmed and compiled content that delivers thorough answers from a biblically conservative Christian point of view. We have prtnered with nearly 2,000 churches to share Christ’s deep and unfailing love with our viewers.

Online Giving

To carry out the work God has given us requires vision, prayer, hard work, and financial support. Giving is a rewarding experience because your gift has a direct impact on the local church’s ability to carry out the vision God has given them. Your gift will be used to advance the Kingdom of God helping to spread the Gospel as we seek to show the love of Jesus Christ to the world.  This is an important discipline that we do not want to forget. 
 
What is Online Giving?   Online Giving is so much more than just through our desktop  computers…our giving tools also provide the ability to give through your tablet or mobile phone. app or even with a quick text message.  After creating an account on our giving portal, you will be able to give a donation or schedule a series of donations directly from your checking account or by using your debit/credit card.
To create your online account, click on the Give Online Tab at the top right corner of this page and then click on our Give Online button as you see below..  
 
Did you know you can give via TEXT from your phone? 
Here’s how easy it is to start.
Step 1: Text the donation amount that you want to give to 2093077447.
Step 2: Fill out the brief, one-time form to safely link your card to your account.
Step 3:  Your donation will be processed!