• A relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

  • Each service to last one hour & 20 minutes.

  • Thought-provoking and engaging messages based on the Bible.

  • Powerful teaching from Lead Pastor Rick Cochran or another Venture pastor.

  • High-energy worship music in an intimate setting.

  • Fun, dynamic teaching for your kids.

Find your personal next step including:

  • A place to belong. Small Groups are the people you can grow, laugh, and serve with. We have groups for men, women, couples, students, hobbyists, and more!

  • A chance to make a difference. God created you with gifts and skills that you can use to change lives in your community. Join one of our amazing Dream Teams at Venture.

  • A way to grow. We want to equip you with the tools to develop as a fully devoted follower of Christ. Join us on Wednesdays for Encounter to go deeper in your relationship with Jesus or sign up for our discipleship intensive: VentureU.

Your family will enjoy:

  • A place just for kids. Each weekend VC KIDS, newborns through 6th graders, learn the truth about who God is and who they are because of Him through age-specific lessons, small groups, and trusted adult leadership. NOTE: For your child’s safety, check-in is required for all children attending our Nursery and Kids programs at the Kids Check-in kiosks. There is always loving Dream Team members there to assist in check-in and finding your way!

  • A night just for teens. VSM (Venture Student Ministries) meets 6:30PM on Wednesdays for students 6th through 12th grade in our student center located in the NW corner of our property. Loaded with powerful worship, interactive activities, and relevant Biblical teaching, it addresses real issues teens face each day.


If you have students that will be attending VSM for the first time or if you are joining our Sunday experience and will be bringing kiddos with you, let us know by clicking the button below so we can roll out the red carpet for them! NOTE: Please submit separate forms for each kiddo or student. 




Venture Church |
1515 W. Elfindale St.  
Springfield, MO 65807

Sunday: 9 & 11AM

Every FIRST Wednesday of the Month: 7PM