Weekly News: February 8th, 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 in over.


Podcast: Our weekly services are available to listen to as a podcast! Find us on iTunes, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox and Google Play Music. Download the apps and take the Word from The River with you wherever you go.


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 return it to an usher before you leave!


New Vision Partner Seminar: Saturday Feb. 22nd, the day before the VP banquet, we’ll have a VP seminar for those interested or for those who have yet to attend one. If you’re considering becoming a Vision Partner with The River Church or are just curious what it’s all about, this seminar is for you! It’ll be during service right after worship. Please take a Vision Partner packet home tonight, which goes into depth about what it means to be a Vision Partner. Packets are available in the Welcome Center or from an usher. Then please join us the next day for the Vision Partner banquet; sign up for both the seminar and the banquet 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 where this year’s vision for our church will be presented. Everyone is invited! All current Vision Partners are asked to attend. If you’re interested in becoming a Vision Partner, this is a good time to learn about the vision of our church, meet Vision Partners and ask questions. Sign up is mandatory as we are providing your dinner and need an accurate head count. Sign up in the Welcome center. See Nikki with any question.


Men’s Retreat: Gentlemen; mark your calendars! The Men’s Ministry retreat will be at the Christian Renewal Center this year in Silverton, OR on May 15-17, 2020.Registration begins April 4th and ends May 2nd. $150 (plus $4.00 transaction fee for card payments). See Russ for more information


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


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! YITRO  TORAH : EXODUS 18:1-20:23| PROPHETS: ISAIAH 6:1-7:6, 9:5-6| GOSPEL: MATTHEW 19:16-26


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:      

Feb 16:      Dinners For Eight #1

Feb. 22:     New Vision Partner seminar (during service after worship)

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. Tickets on sale Feb.15. Mark your calendars; more details to come.

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