Our Ministries

This is where you’ll find information about all the awesome ministries available at Chestnut Ridge . If you see this page and it hasn't been updated, a gentle reminder to the church staff at Chestnut Ridge is in order. Let them know you want to learn more about what is happening at Chestnut Ridge and how you can get involved.

Adult MinistryAdult Ministry
Fall 2017 Adult Bible Studies GriefShare Every Tuesday beginning Sept. 5th – Dec. 5th – 6-8pm Church Office Conference Room Lead by Sarah Jenkins & Nancy Henderson "Finding I Am" by Lysa TerKeurst (women only) Every Sunday beginning Sept. 10th – 5-6pm Room 101 Lead by Mary Beth Kennedy "Finding I Am" by Lysa TerKeurst (women only) Every Thursday beginning Sept. 7th – 6:30-8:30pm Church Office ... more

Children's MinistryChildren's Ministry
Awana Awana is a Bible-based program where children gather to study and memorize scripture, play games, participate in devotions and earn awards. Awana stands for Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed and teaches kids the value of hiding God’s Word in their hearts and sharing the gospel with others. Awana meets Wednesday evenings from 6:00-7:30 pm. Two-year olds through four-year olds meet on the Preschool Hall and 5K-6th grades meet in the Fellowship Center. Registration sheets, ... more

DivorceCare DivorceCare
Most people say that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they have ever experienced. It's a confusing time when people feel isolated and have lots of questions about issues they have never faced before. DivorceCare groups meet weekly to help those facing these challenges and move toward rebuilding their lives. Each session has two distinctive elements; a video seminar with experts and a focused support group time. In addition there are materials ... more

In the days, weeks, months and years after the death of a loved one it may be hard for people to feel optimistic about their future. For those who have lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, they have probably found that there are not many people who understand the deep hurt they are feeling. It can be a very confusing time when others feel isolated and have many questions about things they've never faced before. GriefShare groups meet weekly to help others face these ... more

Men's MinistryMen's Ministry
Becoming an authentic man of God ought to be the goal and driving passion of every man’s heart. At CRBC, we understand the importance of being men of God; and we want to provide opportunities for men to grow in their faith toward God and their love for their families. With that in mind, we continue to offer men’s Bible study opportunities as well as hands-on ministry and mission project to build partnership, fellowship and accountability.

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age. - Matthew 28:19-20 (ESV) Chestnut Ridge is a church on mission in our community, nation and world. In our own community, we are busy with summer back yard Bible clubs, apartment ministry and various other mission projects. We have active ... more

Music MinistryMusic Ministry
The Music Ministry at Chestnut Ridge fuels the mission of the church–to glorify God as we make disciples of all nations. When we come together in a worship gathering, we praise God for what He has done and is doing in our lives and the lives of others, we petition Him in prayer and hear His voice as we pray, and we learn God's vision for our lives and how to follow His direction through the study of His Word. Corporate worship is a rhythm of revelation and response. That ... more

Senior Adult MinistrySenior Adult Ministry
SAINTS in Ministry - Senior Adults In New Testament Service 2017 will bring some exciting new opportunities for our senior adults. Calab, in Joshua 14, is 85 years old when he takes on the greatest challenge of his life. The senior adult ministry at CRBC will be expanding, adding new and exciting opportunities to minister to others and build community with other senior adults. We currently have our Golden Chestnut activities - a dinner at the church once a month and an outing once a ... more

Student MinistryStudent Ministry
Student Ministry Our Vision: The CRBC Student Ministry exists to Reach students for Christ and Grow believers so that they Commit their lives to Him, Enjoy one another, and Affect their culture for God. Ministry Goals: 1. Grow through Discipleship 2. Reach students for Jesus Christ 3. Affect our world by Serving 4. Commit wuth whole-hearted Worship 5. Enjoy one another through Fellowship STUDENT MINISTRY WEEKLY EVENTS: Sundays 9:40am - Sunday School @ The Refuge 5:00pm - Grow Groups @ ... more

Sunday School ClassesSunday School Classes
CRBC Adult Sunday School Classes (as of 1/16/17) Agape (Room 101) Teacher: Paul Eppley Age Range: 59-83 Make-Up: Couples (mainly) and Singles Teaching: Lifeway Material – Adults Exploring the Bible (KJV) All Things (Room 212) Teacher: Kay Evans & Sharon Hudson Age Range: 19-73 Make-Up: Special Needs Teaching: Living as Christians and making it real in their own lives. Includes Scripture memorization and devotionals. A+ ... more

Vision '21Vision '21
“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” - “Acts 1:8 Vision ’21 is becoming the defining strategy of CRBC for the coming years. As we approach the 200th anniversary of the founding of Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church, we look back on our storied history and the countless lives that have been touched around the globe because ... more

Women's MinistryWomen's Ministry
The Women’s Ministry at CRBC exists to minister to, motivate and mentor ladies to become godly ladies, wives, mothers and servants of God. We have 2 ladies Bible studies to aide in the process: (1) Sunday nights from 5-6pm and (2) Thursday nights from 6:30-8:30pm. As we enter into a new year, there are so many more things that we need to do to continue to build our mission and ministry in this area. We are excited about the opportunities ahead; opportunities to both to be ... more

Worship PlusWorship Plus
The concept of Worship Plus is that not only are we all to be involved in Worship, but we are ALSO to be involved in 2 other activities - growing and serving! We encourage you all to find places to become involved in growing and serving. You can sign up for options through the sign-up genius link provided below or contacting me in the office at 682-2548 or emailing sarah@crbclaurens.org.