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Ridge Kids

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Raising the next generation to know, grow, and serve Jesus

Ridge Kids offers weekly programming for children from birth through 5th grade across our campuses, and special events and camps throughout the year, where kids can learn about God’s love for them.

Planning your first visit? Let us know you are coming by pre-registering your kids!

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Summer at the Ridge

Spots are filling up quickly!

Join Ridge Kids for the best summer ever! Our summer camps are designed to help your children discover the life God created them to live through Bible stories, high-energy worship, fun games, and much, much more.

Embrace SW Child

Embrace Special Needs Ministry

Connecting individuals of all abilities to our Sunday experience

We offer one-on-one pal support and host classes for children, teens, and young adults with special needs, creating an opportunity for the entire family to worship and study God’s Word.

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Serve with Ridge Kids

Impact the next generation

Be part of the Ridge Kids team as we lead kids to know, grow, and serve Jesus!

Classes & Events

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Kids Worship Resources

Each week we provide tailored video lessons, worship songs, parent guides, and more to help you disciple your family. Click on your child's grade level to access this week's worship resources.

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Parenting Tool Box

Resources to help you disciple your family

Our seasonal boxes are designed to support parents as you disciple your children. Each box includes a custom family devotional booklet, a book about Christ-centered parenting, unique family service opportunities, date night ideas for parents, and gift cards for a family meal out. Boxes range from $30-40 plus shipping.

Ridge Kids Team

  • Adriel Ofczarzak

    Adriel Ofczarzak

    Adriel was born and raised in a little town outside of Waco called Rosenthal. She received her Elementary Education degree from Texas A&M University and returned home to Baylor University to receive a Master’s degree in Museum Studies. Adriel has worked at the Dallas Museum of Art for their summer art programs and and was formerly a mixed media instructor for Dougherty Arts School. In her free time, she loves spending time with her new husband, James, and their adorable pup, Teddy. Adriel feels completely blessed to be surrounded by an amazing team at the Ridge, and looks forward to seeing God’s hand at work with Ridge Kids!

  • Bethany Flummer

    Bethany Flummer

    Bethany grew up in San Antonio, Texas and graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Elementary Education. She loves hiking, getting tacos with friends, and curling up on the couch with a book and her cat. Bethany spent a few years serving in various kids' ministries, most recently completing a children's residency program in College Station. She is excited to join the Austin Ridge helping our kids, know, grow, and serve Christ

  • Brady Ellen Poole

    Brady Ellen Poole

    Brady Ellen Poole found a passion for serving in Children's Ministry while leading large group services for K-5 students in California. Brady has worked in Production for Theater as a Stage Manager, a Sound Engineer, and most recently, a Lighting Technician on a show in Macau, China. She earned a B.F.A. at University of North Carolina School of the Arts and a Master's in Arts Administration at Goucher College. Her husband Gary is on staff at Austin Ridge and they have two children, Ethan and Avery.

  • Jason Underhill

    Jason Underhill

    Jason was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, and graduated from Middle Tennessee State University and Southwestern Seminary. While he has worked in several churches throughout the country, he is honored to now serve at Austin Ridge. He is married to Sarah, and they have five children, Katie Beth, Everett, Nolan, and twins, Lyla and Sosie. He enjoys exploring new places during family camping trips, coaching youth sports, and watching his favorite teams (Vanderbilt, Yankees, and Steelers). In order to reach all generations and families for Christ, Jason is passionate about equipping individuals with the necessary tools and motivations to authentically share their stories and impact others around them.

  • Justin Dowdy

    Justin Dowdy

    Justin was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. After following his parents to Central Texas, Justin completed a 9-month discipleship program at T Bar M Camps & Retreats, where he grew significantly in his faith and working with children. Justin is excited about this opportunity to serve with Ridge Kids and connect with the Austin Ridge community. Some of Justin's hobbies include playing basketball, watching a good TV show on Netflix, and going on long walks.

  • LaRhonda Niccum

    LaRhonda Niccum

    LaRhonda was born and raised in Indiana. She and her husband moved to Houston in 1994. They moved to Austin in 2011 and fell in love with the city. In 2018 they moved back to Houston, but that would not last long, and in 2020 they returned to Austin. LaRhonda graduated from Purdue University, majoring in Math and minoring in Education. LaRhonda taught high school for four years and then became a full-time mom. She has four grown children and loves spending time with them and being active outdoors. She is excited to be a part of Ridge Kids and looks forward to seeing what God will do!

  • Matthew Marion

    Matthew Marion

    Matthew was born and raised in sunny coastal Florida. He graduated from Johnson Bible College, majoring in Youth Ministry and Preaching, in 2009. Matthew moved to Katy, Texas, after college and met his wife, Jessica, and they have four beautiful children. Matthew has served in Children's ministry for the last seven years and is excited to continue equipping parents and leaders. Matthew enjoys playing with his kids, playing golf, working on his trucks, and searching for the best BBQ. His greatest passion is to equip parents to be the primary spiritual influence in their children's lives.

  • Rachel Morelli

    Rachel Morelli

    Rachel grew up in Austin and graduated from Texas State University. She is a certified teacher and has experience in teaching, counseling, and administration. She is married to TJ, has three beautiful kids, and loves traveling, reading, and spending time with family in her spare time. She has served in both the women's and children's ministries for years and is excited to be part of the ARBC staff.

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