West Ridge Church, for the sixth year in a row, is sponsoring the Easter egg hunt with a twist, which is open to the public.
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Monday, November 26, 2012
George Carroll of Acworth, who has been driving buses for 12 years, faces two misdemeanor charges in connection with the crash on Highway 41 in Bartow County.
Emerson police today lodged charges against the man who was driving the charter bus that struck and killed West Ridge Church worship pastor Andrew Pray in Bartow County a day before Thanksgiving. George Carroll, 77, of Acworth, was arrested and faces two misdemeanor charges—second-degree vehicular homicide and following too closely, Police Chief Stan Bradley told Cartersville Patch. On his Facebook page, Pray, an Arkansas native, described himself as an avid cyclist, as well as “[an] aspiring cook, sports fan, cereal lover, and saved by the grace of God.” Bradley said Pray's bicycle and the charter bus—which was new and being tested by Carroll and a mechanic—were approaching Red Top Mountain Road on Highway 41 northbound when "for some …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Andrew Pray, a worship pastor with West Ridge Church, which has a Cartersville location, was struck while cycling in Bartow County early Wednesday afternoon.
Updated 9:45 p.m. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Wednesday night reported that Pray was struck by a charter bus about 12:30 p.m. as he rode his bicycle along U.S. 41 in Emerson near Cartersville in Bartow County. Pray was taken by ambulance to WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, the newspaper also reported, but did not survive. Original story Members and staff of Dallas-based West Ridge Church, which has a Cartersville location, were reeling Wednesday night after the reported passing of Andrew Pray, who served as a worship pastor. “It is with deep sorrow and hurt that we have to tell you that our beloved brother Andrew Pray has passed away on November 21st. He was involved in a biking accident and was stuck by a vehicle today. That…
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The cost of the church's week-long, evening summer camp for kids entering first through sixth grades is $15.
Children who participate in West Ridge Church's Surge Camp choose one of four tracks for an entire week of camp—art, basketball, hip hop dance or martial arts. Surge is a week-long, evening summer camp for kids set to enter first through sixth grades in the fall. The camp offers coaching in various sports and instruction in the arts. "We gather in small and large groups to discover who God is and what He's done for us through a time full of music, video, creative Bible teaching and more," said Rebekah Warren in a release. "This will be a camp a child won't forget!" The camp is set for June 18 to 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at West Ridge Church, but the deadline to register is June 10. The registration fee is $15 per child. Register or find more …
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
The church distinguished by the leaf shape on its South Tennessee Street building will be called West Ridge Church.
Oak Leaf Church is set to part with its leaf-shaped symbol, as it changes names following a merger with another church. According to Campus Pastor Tony Morgan on tonymorganlive.com, the church will begin implementing the change with signage throughout the next several weeks at its Cartersville location. The name change also will be carried through to the church's website and paper communications. "We will use this opportunity to sync up branding in our kid’s and student ministries so we’re using the same language at every campus," Morgan said on his website. "We’ll also be adding license plates, stickers, T-shirts, invite cards, etc. to help folks in Cartersville share their story and invite their friends." In January, Oak Leaf merged with…