Why We Exist

In any organization, you want to put first things first to be as effective as possible. At Blue Ridge, we're no different. We center everything we do on a mission — helping people follow Jesus.


The PRESS acronym looks at what really drives how we do church here at Blue Ridge. These are not all of our values, but five that have risen to the top as distinctive and defining.


Pray first, then plan.

Acts 2:42-47, Acts 1:14


Being the church is more important than doing church.

John 13:34-35


Lost people matter to God, so they should matter to us.

Matthew 28:18-20


Serving is our response to God.

Colossians 3:23-24


Always ask, 'What does God have to say about it?'

2 Timothy 3:16-17