Announcements – 8/24/2014

Announcements – 8/24/2014

What’s Next

Beginning Wednesday, September 10, we will host a model Community Group from 6:30 to 8:00pm at River Oaks. There will be snacks, a bit of teaching, and childcare if needed. You are welcome to join us at anytime, you just need to register onlineOur goal is to model what a Community Group looks like, then after six weeks, encourage you to continue meeting on your own.

Budget Vote

Copies of the proposed budget, as well as ballots, are available in the Lobby. We urge all members and non-members to vote. You may also cast your vote online, no later than 11:45am on Sunday, August 31.

KidsWorld Volunteer Opportunities

KidsWorld is still in need of teachers during first service for the combined 1st-3rd grade class. If you would like to share the life-saving message of Jesus love, please contact Lee at

Ladies, Mark Your Calendars!

Women’s ministry fall kick-off, “Matters of the Heart” is coming to River Oaks this Thursday, August 28 from 6:30-9:00pm. This event is free of charge to all who attend. Register online, in the Lobby or by calling the church office at 875-1152. For more information, please contact Kendra Cross.

NEW! Cancer Care Ministry

If you are a cancer survivor and would like to offer support and encouragement to others diagnosed with cancer, please plan to attend a brainstorming meeting on Tuesday, September 9 at 6:30pm at River Oaks. Please register online for this interest meeting.


If you are dealing with the pain and uncertainty caused by divorce, don’t walk this road alone. Plan to attend DivorceCare, beginning Tuesday, September 9 at 6:30pm in Small Group Room 1. Sign up HERE today.

Thursday Morning Men’s Study

Beginning Thursday, September 4 at 6:30am in the Heavenly Grounds Café. Men, join us for a study of Revelation, led by Brian Clark. No registration required, just be sure to bring your Bible.


Join us every Wednesday in Room 300A&B for dinner at 6:30pm and study at 7:00pm. Currently studying “Share Jesus Without Fear“. Led by Kent Yoder.


The heat is on and the “HUGS” are cooling our troops! But we need your help to fill the 50 care packages we send each month. We are especially in need of tuna packets, peanut butter, gum, bar soap and baby wipes. Please help us stock our shelves today! We have a collection box in the Lobby each Sunday. 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!

Office Closed

Please note that the church driveway is being sealed on Monday, September 1 (Labor Day). There will be no access to the driveway, parking lots or building. The church Office will be closed in observance of Labor Day. Please plan to take care of any necessary business before or after this date.

Elder Prayer Requests

On Tuesday evening, September 9, the River Oaks Elders will be praying for the church body. If you have specific requests for which you would like them to pray, submit those requests to with “Elder Prayer Request” in the subject line, by Wednesday, September 3.

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!