---Welcome!

The River Church is a place where everyone is welcome. Simply put, we are a group of people who love all people. This is a place where you will encounter spiritual truths and grow in a safe, nurturing and dynamic place. You are invited to join a group of people who want all of God, and all that He offers His people, nothing holding us back. Take the first step and join us. Experience the joy of being with God and His people!

 
 
 
 
 
 

--- Lead Pastor

 

“Our heart is to see people connect with the living God and build strong relationships.”

-Pastor Joshua Alvarez

 

 

 
 
 

 

---Weekly Events

 
 

Main Event

Worship Service

 Every Saturday @ 6:30pm
 The River Church Sanctuary
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Tuesday

Morning Prayer

 Tuesdays @ 10:00am
 The River Church 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Friday Night

Gathering
 Fridays at 7:30pm
 The River Church
 
 
 
 

--- Weekly News

 
 

Weekly News: January 18th, 2020

Welcome to our Covenant Meal Event service: If you are new to The River Church, our Connections Team wants to meet you! They’ve prepared a hospitality room where you can have a snack, receive prayer, meet our pastors and ask questions about our church. We’re so glad you’ve joined us tonight; please join us again.

 

RiverCity Kidz Check-in: Parents, please sign in your children by the kiosk beside the sanctuary door in the Welcome Center. Sign-in is mandatory for all children participating in RiverCity Kidz. The new nursery class is now upstairs. Moms are welcome to nurse in the old room downstairs or upstairs in the new nursery classroom; whatever works best! Please pick up your children immediately following service.

 

Pastor Joshua’s Birthday: Tonight during service we will be taking a special freewill offering to honor Pastor Joshua, our senior pastor, and to celebrate his birthday. Please put your words of encouragement and birthday cards tonight in along with this special offering when it’s taken. If you’d like to give by text, please text any amount to 360-205-1558 followed by the word pastor. After service, please join us for coffee and cookies in the lobby.

 

Special Guest: Next Saturday Jan. 25th, Dr. Bill Henderson, will be joining us. Head pastor of Remnant Gathering Church, he was part of John Jacob’s 7-man Power Team who used strength, agility and hooks to get people hooked on Christ. As the Pastor For Disaster, he ministered during hurricane Katrina, Rita and Sandy; earthquakes in Haiti and Mexico; and typhoons in the Phillipines. Please join us. Invite your friends & family!

 

Building Fund: Please come prepared next Saturday, Jan. 25th, for our monthly building fund offering.

 

Contribution Reports: The 2019 year-end contribution reports for your tax filing are ready for pick-up after service tonight. Enclosed also is the annual Financial Stewardship letter written by Pastor Joshua from the Board of Directors; please take time to read it. It contains a lot of great information and is written to bless you! Please see Helen in the lobby after service to get yours, or to ask any questions about the report or letter.

 

Prayer Team: If you feel called to serve on TRC Prayer Team, please sign up in the Welcome Center. A pre-requisite mandatory class over four-weeks will begin tomorrow. If you’ve not yet signed up, tonight is your very last chance. The class is awesome! Please see Nanci Whitney for more details.

 

Introduction to Dance: If you want to learn the basic dance steps and movements in preparation for future events, please sign up for Nancy Smith’s dance class to be held next Saturday, Jan. 25, 1:00-3:00 pm. Both men and women are welcome. Bring your silks and glory hoops! Please sign up in the Welcome Center.  

 

Dinners for Eight: Dinners For Eight is beginning again with hosts in both Washington and Oregon! February 16, March 15, and April 19. Sign up in the Lobby today! Please keep in mind that you are making a commitment to attend when you register. If there is no space with the host of your choice, put your name on the wait list. Contact Leslie with any questions. Vision Partners only please.

 

Friday Night Gathering: If you’re interested in learning to see where Jesus is in the Hebrew Bible, please join us on Friday evenings at 7:30 pm. We’ve just begun Exodus! To purchase a Torah Study Notebook, see Nikki. Va’era  Torah: Exodus 6:2-9:35| Prophets: Ezekiel 28:25-29:21| Gospel: Luke 11:14-22

 

FNG Volunteers: If you enjoy attending FNG, please consider signing up to set up, tear down or bring communion supplies on any Friday night at your convenience. See Nikki to volunteer.

 

This Week’s Meetings:

Tuesday:   Weekly Prayer Meeting 10:00 am

Friday:       Friday Night Gathering 7:30 pm

Saturday:  Introduction to Worship Dance: 1:00-3:00 pm

Dr. Bill Henderson 6:30 pm | Pre-service prayer 5:30 pm

 

Upcoming Events:    

Feb 16:     Dinners For Eight #1

Mar 6-8:    Women’s Ministry Retreat. Registration $130. Mark your calendars, ladies; more details to come!   


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Weekly News: January 4, 2020

Welcome to our Main Event Saturday service and World Outreach Weekend: (we dedicate the first weekend of each month to missions). For mission’s text-giving donations please type in “Missions” after the designated amount. If you are new to The River Church, our Connections Team wants to meet you! They’ve prepared a hospitality room where you can have a snack, receive prayer, meet our pastors and ask questions about our church. We’re so glad you’ve joined us tonight; please join us again.

 

RiverCity Kidz Check-in: We have a new class for newborns-2 yr olds; our nursery class! Parents, please make sure to sign in your children by the kiosk beside the sanctuary door in the Welcome Center. Sign-in is mandatory for all children participating in RiverCity Kidz.

 

7 Days of Prayer and Fasting:  Tonight, we prepare to kick-off our January 5-11 week of prayer and fasting (Fast begins Sunday).  Please mark your calendar and plan to join us during corporate prayer meetings and services. Be sure to prepare your heart and ask God for his wisdom in selecting the right type of fasting for you. Prayer guides with instructions and daily focuses will be handed out tonight. You can also access the schedule on our website. There will be two special prayer focuses every day during the seven days. This is a great opportunity to increase your personal and/or family time of prayer. Let’s ready ourselves and seek the Lord for His purposes for us individually, and as a church. 

 

Prayer Meetings: Join us for prayer at TRC on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 10:00 am and Friday, Jan. 10, at 7:00 pm prior to Friday Night Gathering.  Also, from Sunday – Thursday at 7:00 pm there will be online prayer, which will occur through the “Zoom Cloud Meetings” App. Download the app and create an account. Close to the meeting time, press JOIN and write in ID code 562-779-0731. That will bring you into the meeting!

 

All-Night Prayer Watch: On Saturday, Jan. 11, 5:30 pm – 5:30 am Sunday, Jan. 12, we will come together as a church body for all night prayer, worship, and intercession to end our 7 Days of Prayer and Fasting. This important event is our big finale and a significant set-apart time for us to corporately press into God. God moves in a dynamic way when His people make the sacrifice to seek Him. Come ready to press in! Please break the fast prior to the 5:30 pm church service and bring a potluck food item to share during our mid-night snack. Parents, Children’s Ministries will operate as normal during service. After service, the nursery will be open, but parent supervision will be required.

 

Prayer Team: If you feel called to serve on TRC Prayer Team, please sign up at the Welcome Center. A pre-requisite mandatory class over four-weeks will begin in January. After signing up, you’ll be notified as to the start date and time. The class is awesome! Please see Nanci Whitney for more details.

 

Introduction to Dance: If you are interested in learning about the heart of the worshiper, and basic dance steps and movements in preparation for future celebrations or events, please sign up for Nancy Smith’s dance class to be held on Saturday, Jan. 25, 1:00-3:00 pm, in the TRC sanctuary.  Both men and women are welcome. Bring your silks and glory hoops, if you have them, and don’t forget to sign up at the Welcome Center. There is no charge for this class.

 

Friday Night Gathering: If you’re interested in learning to see where Jesus is in the Hebrew Bible, then please join us on Friday evenings. This Friday night, we will meet for prayer at 7:00 pm; teaching will begin at 7:30 pm. For info on the study notebook, contact Nikki. VAYECHI – TORAH: GENESIS 47:28-50:26

 

This Week’s Meetings:

Tuesday:      Weekly Prayer Meeting restarts Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020.

Friday:          Prayer 7:00 pm | Friday Night Gathering 7:30 pm

Saturday:     Main Event Service 6:30 pm | Pre-service prayer 5:30 pm

 

Upcoming Events:    

January 5-12:   Week of Prayer & Fasting: Mark your calendars!

January 11-12: All Night Prayer Watch: Saturday, 5:30 pm – Sunday, Jan. 12, 5:30 am

January 25:      Introduction to Dance: 1:00-3:00 


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Weekly News: January 11, 2020

Weekly News: January 11th, 2020

Welcome to our All-Night Prayer & Worship service: If you are new to The River Church, our Connections Team wants to meet you! They’ve prepared a hospitality room where you can have a snack, receive prayer, meet our pastors and ask questions about our church. We’re so glad you’ve joined us tonight; please join us again.

 

RiverCity Kidz Check-in: Parents, please sign in your children by the kiosk beside the sanctuary door in the Welcome Center. Sign-in is mandatory for all children participating in RiverCity Kidz. Please pick up your children immediately following service. We encourage your children to participate with you afterwards during the All-Night event. The downstairs nursery will be open for your convenience. Parental supervision required.

 

All-Night Prayer Watch: Tonight we end our 7 Days of Prayer and Fasting with all-night prayer and worship. We will begin shortly after service ends and will worship and intercede throughout the night until 5:30 am. We’ll have our potluck during a break at approximately 2:00 am. Get ready for the glory from the heart of God to rain!

 

Pastor Joshua’s Birthday: Next Sat, Jan 18th during service we will be taking a special freewill offering to honor Pastor Joshua, our senior pastor, and to celebrate his birthday. If you have a word of encouragement for him, please feel free to include it in a birthday card. We will collect the offering and cards during the service at the same time. After service, coffee and cookies will be served in the lobby. If you have any questions, please ask Nanci or Leslie.

 

Building Fund: The building fund offering this month will be taken on Sat. Jan 25th, the 4th weekend of the month.

 

Contribution Reports: The 2019 year-end contribution reports for your tax filing will be ready for pick-up after service in the lobby next Saturday, Jan. 18th.

 

Prayer Team: If you feel called to serve on TRC Prayer Team, please sign up at the Welcome Center. A pre-requisite mandatory class over four-weeks will begin in January. After signing up, you’ll be notified as to the start date and time. The class is awesome! Please see Nanci Whitney for more details.

 

Introduction to Dance: If you are interested in learning about the heart of the worshiper, and basic dance steps and movements in preparation for future celebrations or events, please sign up for Nancy Smith’s dance class to be held on Saturday, Jan. 25, 1:00-3:00 pm, in the TRC sanctuary.  Both men and women are welcome. Bring your silks and glory hoops if you have them! Please sign up in the Welcome Center. There is no charge for this class.

 

Dinners for Eight: An exciting opportunity for TRC Vision Partners to gather in homes for food, fun, and fellowship will be held on February 16, March 15, and April 19. We are blessed to have hosts who have opened their homes in both Oregon and Washington. Space is limited and fills up quickly, so sign up in the Lobby today! Don’t delay, but keep in mind that you are making a commitment to attend when you register. If there is no space with the host of your choice, you may put your name on the wait list. Please contact Leslie Murphy with any questions.

 

Friday Night Gathering: If you’re interested in learning to see where Jesus is in the Hebrew Bible, please join us on Friday evenings. This coming Friday night, we will begin at 7:30 pm again as usual. For info on the study notebook, contact Nikki. SHEMOT  TORAH: EXODUS 1:1-6:1| PROPHETS: ISAIAH 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23| GOSPEL: MATTHEW 2:1-12

 

This Week’s Meetings:

Tuesday:      Weekly Prayer Meeting 10:00 am

Friday:          Friday Night Gathering 7:30 pm

Saturday:     Main Event Service 6:30 pm | Pre-service prayer 5:30 pm

 

Upcoming Events:    

Jan 25:     Introduction to Worship Dance: 1:00-3:00 pm

Feb 16:     Dinners For Eight #1

Mar 6-8:    Women’s Ministry Retreat. Registration $130. Mark your calendars, ladies; more details to come!   

 

 

 

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