Weekly News: February 15, 2020

Welcome to our Main Event Service: Welcome! 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 as soon as service is over.


Building Fund: Tonight, we take our monthly building fund offering. So far, we have $28,953 in the bank, and $4,475 in unfulfilled pledges. If giving a one-time offering by cash, check or card, please use a crème Building Fund envelope. You can text any amount to 360.205.1558 followed by the word building. You may also make a six- or twelve-month pledge to be automatically withdrawn from your account; ask an usher for a pledge card.


VP Renewal: We are asking ALL current Vision Partners to please complete a new Vision Partner form, so we can have your current information on file. The ushers will pass out the forms for you to complete tonight. Please fill it out and return it to an usher before you leave!


New Vision Partner Seminar:  Next Saturday Feb. 22nd, is the VP seminar for all those interested in becoming part of The River Church. Please take a Vision Partner packet home tonight, which explains what it means to be a Vision Partner. Packets are available in the Welcome Center or from an usher. The seminar will be held elsewhere in the church at the same time as service next Saturday. Then please join us the next day for the Vision Partner banquet; sign up for both events tonight. The sign-up sheet for the seminar is green.


Vision Partner Banquet: Sunday, February 23rd at 5:00 pm is our annual Vision Partner banquet for the whole church. Everyone is invited! All current Vision Partners are asked to attend. We’ll be talking about our vision for 2020 and our move from this building. Sign up is required. We’re providing your dinner and need an accurate head count. Tonight is your last chance to sign up! Sign up in the Welcome center.


Women’s Retreat: The Women’s Ministry retreat is March 6-8, 2020 at Rockaway Beach, OR. $130.00 plus $3.50 transaction fee for card payments. Make checks payable to TRC. Space is limited; register tonight! Registration concludes next Saturday, Feb. 22nd. Please see Traci in the lobby to register; or see Leslie, Helen or Stacie with questions. Vision Partners only.


Passover 2020: Passover will be held this year at the Luepke Center in Vancouver, WA on Thursday, April 9th at 6:00 pm. Tickets go on sale next Saturday, Feb. 22. $40 adult/ $20 child (4-11 yrs). Get ready to purchase tickets as space is limited! Much more information to come next week.


Friday Night Gathering: If you’re interested in learning to see where Jesus is in the Hebrew Bible, please come on Friday evenings at 7:30 pm. Join us now in Exodus! MISHPATIM  TORAH: EXODUS 21:1-24:18| PROPHETS: 2 KINGS 11:17-12:17| GOSPEL: MATTHEW 26:20-30


This Week’s Meetings:

Sunday:     Dinners for Eight #1 1:00-3:00 pm

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

                  New Vision Partner seminar (during service after worship)


Upcoming Events:      

Feb. 23:     Vision Partner Banquet, 5:00 pm

Mar 6-8:    Women’s Ministry Retreat. Registration $130. See Traci in the lobby tonight.

April 9:       Passover at The Luepke Center. 6:00-9:00 pm. $40 adult/$20 child (4-11 yrs).

May 15-17: Men’s Retreat, Christian Renewal Center in Silverton, OR. $150. Save the date, gentlemen!