Announcements – 8/3/2014

Announcements – 8/3/2014

Elder Prayer Requests

On Tuesday evening, August 12, the River Oaks Elders will be praying for the church body. If you have specific requests for which you would like them to pray, email those requests by Wednesday, August 6 to and write “prayer requests for Elders” in the subject line.

Lost and Found

Have you lost your Bible, reading glasses or coffee mug? If so, please stop by the Church Office and check the lost and found basket. There are a variety of items and anything left behind will be donated Monday, August 11.

Board Gamers of Michiana

If you enjoy interesting and challenging games, stop by this Friday, August 8, from 6:30pm until midnight in Room 301. This board gaming group meets the 2nd Friday (6:30pm-midnight) and the last Saturday (noon-midnight) of the month. For details, contact Michael Hovan at 875-5447.

Crafty Ladies

Calling crafters of all types to an evening of creativity and conversation on Thursday, July 10, from 6:30-8:30pm, at Jessica Alger’s home. Not crafty, but in need of a night out? Make-and-take cards will be available for a small fee. For more information, contact Jessica at 214-2102.

Ladies, Mark Your Calendars!

Women’s ministry fall kick-off: “Matters of the Heart” is coming to River Oaks on Thursday, August 28 from 6:30-9:00pm. This event is free of charge to all who attend. Please register online at riveroaks. org or by calling the church office at 875-1152. For questions, contact Kendra Cross at

Proverbs Challenge

Throughout the current Wisdom series, we have been challenged to read through the entire book of Proverbs twice. After you have completed the challenge, please register for a drawing to win one of four $25 gift cards to Family Christian Bookstore. Deadline to register online at is Friday, August 8.

Jail Ministry

The next jail ministry team meeting is Wednesday, August 6 at 6:30 PM in the Heavenly Grounds Café. Contact Steve Peer at 875-6624 or


The heat is on and the “HUGS” are cooling our troops! We are in need of tuna packets, peanut butter, gum, bar soap and baby wipes. We also collect the Sunday newspaper comics and magazines. If the kids get bored, have them create handmade cards for the soldiers – those are always a BIG HIT! Thank you for all you do to support us!

River Oaks
Our mission is to Go to the lost with the message of Jesus Christ, Grow our faith in Jesus Christ, and Show compassion to those in need. We offer services at 9:00 and 10:30am, a student service at 10:30am, and a Spanish service at 12:30pm. Come visit us and let us show you around!