Oak Creek Campus: Project Tracker

Saturday, November 01, 2014

This page will be updated continuously with news related to or effecting the opening of a second physical campus of The Ridge Community Church in the City of Oak Creek. Our goal is to begin hosting services at this site in the Fall of 2017!

January 17, 2017 Entire Ridge Staff takes a tour of the future site of our Oak Creek campus and prays over the location.


January 9, 2017 Ridge leadership meets with the architecture firm that desgins churchs for the nation's largest multi-site church and begins the process of assessing Value Cinema facility in Oak Creek for potential changes and development into a church.


  January 5, 2017 Ridge Staff begins 6-month training process with leadership guru Mac Lake to develop and build our leadership pipeline.

November 30, 2016: Several news organizations run stories about The Ridge purchasing a facility in Oak Creek.

November 30, 2016: The Ridge sends out a joint news release with Marcus Cinemas announcing our purchase agreement for their Value Theatre facility.

November 30, 2016: Mark delivers The Ridge’s application for re-zoning to The City of Oak Creek which begins the effort to get the Oak Creek property cleared to be used as a church.

October 2016: Built to Last: The Next Chapter begins.

October 2016: The Ridge’s offer on a facility in Oak Creek, WI is accepted by the sellers.

October 1, 2016: The Ridge unveils the proposed location of our second physical campus to our Leadership Community.

September 2016: The Ridge identifies 400 Oak Creek area families within our current database and invite them to attend Grouplink.

September 2016: The Ridge makes an offer on a facility in Oak Creek, WI.

Summer 2016: The Ridge begins meeting with leaders from the City of Oak Creek.

June 2016: The Ridge begins investigating properties in Oak Creek, WI.

April 2016: The Ridge’s Lead Staff meets with nation’s leading multi-site consultant for a one-day evaluation on best practices of multisite churching.

  March 2016: Caleb Rogers begins his time as a Leadership Resident with The Ridge.

  March 2016: Forrest Anderson begins his time as a Leadership Resident with The Ridge.

Fall 2015: The Ridge begins a faith journey called, Built to Last.

February 2015: The Ridge begins the initial planning stages of the Built to Last vision campaign which will pave the way for the OakCreek campus.

December 2014: After prayer and due diligence, The Ridge feels called to plant its second physical location in Oak Creek, WI.

November 2014: Ridge Staff begins fasting and praying about what God had next for our church.

Marcus selling Oak Creek cinema to The Ridge Community Church

Marcus selling Oak Creek Value Cinema to church

Ridge Community Church to Buy Value Oak Creek Cinema Building

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