Connect with other creatives and learn new skills
Creative Community is a weekly gathering of creatives for hands-on, interactive classes to learn and build skills with other people in our community.
Join us each spring and fall for classes ranging from art, interior design, worship, songwriting, photography, improv, and more.
Registration is now closed for fall – stay tuned for our spring classes to be announced in early 2024!
Join us for four weeks this fall, with classes ranging from art, interior design, worship, songwriting, photography, improv, and more!
Registration is now closed – stay tuned for our spring classes to be announced in early 2024.
Frequently Asked Questions
Classes vary each semester.
Registration for fall is now closed, but you can explore our fall classes to get a sense of what we cover. Example topics include social media photography, home design basics, podcasting, and more.
The minimum age to attend Creative Community is 14 years old.
No, all classes are held concurrently, so registration is limited to one class per person.
Select classes do require participants to bring your own supplies. You will find these details noted in our class descriptions.
All classes are held at our Bee Cave Campus. On the first night, everyone will meet in the Worship Center Auditorium to meet their teacher, who will then show you where your class will be held. You will go directly to your classroom for weeks 2-4.
Original Song by CC Attendees
During our spring semester of Creative Community, a number of the classes combined (Songwriting, Audio Mixing, Music Production) to record an original song, "Cause You Say." Enjoy listening to this incredible song!
Worship Arts Team
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Austin is a Texas native with an appreciation for all things music. He attended Texas Tech University where he received a Bachelor of Psychology and Masters of Media. While in Lubbock, he met his wife Shannon. They have two children, Margot and Jack, and can be caught traveling, cooking mediocre meals, or embarrassing themselves with a family dance party in their free time. He loves the city of Austin, the people in it, and aims to glorify Jesus in all things.
Calixto (CJ) Rivera
Clint was born and raised in South Carolina. He met his wife Amber, a worship leader herself, and learned to play guitar to try to impress her. It worked because Clint and Amber have been leading worship together for over 17 years! After founding a national non-profit for student and professional athletes, Clint, Amber, and their 4 kids spent 2 years living at Walt Disney World. No, seriously, it was magical! In his role as Bee Cave Worship Pastor, Clint is passionate about leading Austin Ridge in genuine and authentic worship that connects with the heart of God.
Jamie was raised in the small town of Crawford, Texas. Growing up in a large family, she and her siblings enjoyed making short films together. Her love for storytelling led to a degree in film from the University of Texas in Austin. After working in freelance film production for five years, Jamie found her passion for telling stories that awaken our hearts to the beauty of the gospel. Jamie and her husband Nathan work together producing stories for the Ridge. They have two girls, Liv and Evy, and enjoy traveling, horseback riding, and spending time with family and friends.
Julia, a native of Oklahoma, has spent more than a decade working in ministry as a children's and youth pastor as well as a graphic designer. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design from the University of Central Oklahoma. Julia's expertise in both ministry and graphic design allows her to create visually stunning materials that effectively communicate messages for the church. In Julia’s free time, she enjoys traveling and making memories with her daughter.
Kimberly moved to Austin from Detroit when she was 21 years old. She loves hot weather and could not wait to get out of the snow. She attended Liberty University and graduated with a Communications-TV/Radio/Film degree. She is married to John with three adult children who still live in Austin. Kimberly has a passion for home decorating and landscape maintenance, so if she’s not shopping for home décor, you can find her with a chainsaw in hand out in the yard. A runner for over 22 years, she now enjoys time on the trail at Ladybird Lake, walking her dogs, and light biking. Her passion is talking with and encouraging high school students, college students, and young adults about life, God’s promise of a ‘future and a hope’ and how Jesus has a plan.