Special Needs Ministry - West Ridge Church

Special Needs Ministry


Everyone has a place at West Ridge. Our Special Needs Ministry has groups and events for folks of all ages, ensuring your entire family can connect with the family of West Ridge Church. If you have a child or family member with special needs, contact us today and we will address any questions you have.



Sunday Morning Special Needs Ministries


Out of the Box

A large-group setting where individuals with special needs participate in a Bible lesson along with arts and crafts related to the lesson.  Out of the Box offers classes for elementary school-aged children and younger as well as separate meetings for individuals middle school-aged and up including adult ages.  Classes are in Modular 302 at 9:00AM and 11:00AM  For assistance on Sundays, please visit the Help Center in the West Ridge atrium and someone will guide you to this group.

Want to find out more? Click below to get in touch with our ministry leader, Suzan Vande Zande.

Get In Touch: Out of the Box Contact


Shepherd Ministry

This one-on-one ministry provides individuals with special needs personalized care and attention from one of our trained volunteers.  If your loved one requires individual care, please contact us today to ensure that our team is ready for the new visit. This ministry is offered during all three services (9am, 11am and 12:45pm)

Want to find out more? Click below to get in touch with our ministry leader, Danielle Still.

Get In Touch: 1on1 Contact


SN Sensory Room

Located on the right side of Modular 302, our sensory room for those with special needs is available for families to use during all three services. The room provides a relaxing, enjoyable environment that aims to eliminate distractions and increase creative sensory input.  The room also includes an adult changing table.


Interested In Attending?

We can't wait to meet your family!

Stand Alone Special Needs Ministries


Breakaway Events

West Ridge is proud to host a series of Saturday events during the year where special needs and their siblings can enjoy games, activities, music and teaching.  This is an ideal time for parents and caregivers to get a much-needed day or night to themselves. Our next event is March 4. Click below to register.

Breakaway Event

For further information about our Breakaway events or additional resources, click below to get in touch with our ministry leader, Anita Metcalf.

Get In Touch: Breakaway Contact