Ridge Missions is honored to work as an extension of your generosity to our local and global partners. We are often asked "what local serve opportunities are available through our Missions Department?" As a result, here is a comprehensive list of vetted missional serve opportunities across all three campuses. Click on any "SERVE" button below to see all available opportunities for that specific partner.
AUSTIN DISASTER RELIEF NETWORK
ADRN is comprised of 175+ churches in the Greater Austin area that will meet the emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of those affected by disaster. It's required to attend an ADRN orientation in order to become an badged volunteer when disaster strikes.
BRIDGES INTERNATIONAL ATX
Bridges International is a caring community of Christ-followers committed to serve, promote social connections and engage in spiritual conversations with international students so that students become leaders internationally. Bridges International ATX invites students from colleges and universities in Austin, Texas to be a part of this community.
Cornerstone Restoration is a construction-based, volunteer-driven ministry that restores hope to those going through difficult times. Their focus is on serving the elderly, widows, single parents, children and survivors of human trafficking or sexual exploitation.
Foster Village exists to come alongside families in the Austin area foster care system and show them that they are not alone. Their goal is to create opportunities for the community to be a "village" of support to these vulnerable and underserved children and families.
GOD OF HOPE MINISTRIES
God of Hope provides Christian care to men and women incarcerated in Austin and the central Texas area. Their programs include: faith-based dorms, prison wide studies, and 'pre/post' reentry.
HEART OF TEXAS PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTER
Heart of Texas Pregnancy Center believes that love brings real hope for expecting parents even in a situation that may seem so hopeless in the moment. Their services include pregnancy tests, limited ultrasounds, individual support, resource help, and medical referrals at no cost.
Hometown Missions is a community of volunteers from Dripping Springs who seek to meet the needs of families in crisis within Dripping Springs ISD. Their focus is on helping vulneable Dripping Springs neighbors acquire livable housing and improve lifeskills.
MOBILE LOAVES & FISHES: AUSTIN RIDGE FOOD TRUCK
Austin Ridge partners with Mobile Loaves & Fishes to serve 100 meals per night, 7 days a week to provide the 'gospel message' through food, clothings, hygiene products and other life sustaining items to our homeless neighbors.
SIDE BY SIDE KIDS
A faith-based, afterschool and mentoring program serving Travis Heights Elementary School along with several other schools. SBSK serves kids from K-5, encouraging and equipping them to reach their highest God-given potential as everyday leaders and heroes of tomorrow.
Tentmakers Network connects Christian volunteers virtually with missionaries in the field. Using an app, volunteers can find meaningful ways to serve the Great Commission using their God-given gifts and talents and can serve within their circumstances.
The Source supports, cares for and equips women by providing high-quality, whole-person health services. Our partnership has helped launch their first mobile unit that enables their staff to minister and reach the underserved areas, serving women where they live and work in our communities.
LEARN MORE SERVE
Austin Ridge desires to be a church that is dedicated to reaching the unreached in our city through the mobilization of our church body within the Travis Heights community. We are currently doing this through prayer walking and meeting tangible needs through teaching english (men and women) and academic tutoring.
TRUCARE PREGNANCY CENTER
TruCare Pregnancy Center exists to save unborn babies, share the Gospel, and provide support to those facing unplanned pregnancies. The center offers counseling on the emotional, spiritual, and physical aspects of pregnancy and information about available options. Free services such as pregnancy testing, sonography, abortion recovery classes, maternity and baby items are also available to clients.
RED OAK HOPE
Red Oak Hope is dedicated to bringing freedom, hope and restoration to survivors of sexual exploitation. We work to stop trafficking and exploitation on a large scale, while simultaneously providing holistic care. We have programs internationally and locally in Austin, TX. There are a number of ways you can join us!