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Church History

Church History

November, 2017 – 1st meeting to talk about proposed church plant – held at Rick and Jan DeMarco’s house – about 45 to 50 people in attendance.

November, 2017 – River Ridge Church was formed and registered in the state of Wisconsin.

December 24, 2017 – 1st worship service held at Rumpole’s in Twin Lakes, WI.

January 7, 2018 – Moved worship service to Wilmot High School.

March 4, 2018 – Official launch of River Ridge Church – 408 people in attendance.

April 1st, 2018 – Easter Sunday – 306 gathered for worship.

May, 2018 – Small Group Ministry launched with 6 connections groups.

June 18—22 and 25-29, 2018 – VBS was held at four locations in four different neighborhoods. 100 children attended.

June 29, 2018 – All-Church Picnic at Fox River Park.

August 19, 2018 – 1st Baptism Service at Silver Lake Beach – 3 people were baptized.

December 22, 2018 – Snapshots of Christmas Event – Approximately 500 in attendance.

March 3, 2019 – 1st anniversary celebration of River Ridge Church held at Wilmot High School.

March 10, 2019 – Moody Chorale visited River Ridge Church.

April 21, 2019 – Easter Sunday – 375 in attendance.

June 8, 2019 – First membership Class with 21 in attendance.

July 8, 2019 – Unite (Jr High) and Ignite (Sr High) youth ministries have 1st meeting.

July 28, 2019 – Commissioned Christopher and Rachel Newby for ministry to the New Hope Community Church in Aurora, CO

September 8, 2019 – First outdoor worship service at Millennium Park in Twin Lakes. Over two hundred attended.

December 21, 2019 – Christmas Joy Outreach Event – About 350 people attended as we enjoyed good food, fun, prizes and worship.

February 5, 2020 – Membership increases to 75 people.

March 15, 2020 – Worship services move online because of COVID-19 outbreak.

April 5, 2020 – Pastor Kerry meets with Pastor Scott Barrettsmith (Spring Grove Bible Fellowship) and begins talking about a possible merger of the two congregations.

June 14, 2020 – Pastor Kerry begins preaching on a regular basis at Spring Grove Bible Fellowship.

June 23, 2020 – Elders approve purchase of assets and liabilities of Spring Grove Bible Fellowship

July 26, 2020 – 1st Service held for River Ridge Church/Spring Grove Campus at the former location of Spring Grove Bible Fellowship.

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