Announcements – 9/7/2014

Announcements – 9/7/2014

Budget Vote

The Proposed 2014-15 budget passed with a 94% approval. Thank you to everyone who voted!

What’s Next

Beginning this 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.

River Oaks Defined

On Tuesday, September 16, at 6:30pm, River Oaks staff would like to invite you to a meet and greet followed by a brief description of each ministry area. Pastor Tim will then convey River Oaks’ history, doctrine, and ministry philosophy. Lastly, the church will be open for a tour before you leave.

This evening is for you if you are interested in meeting the staff, wanting an overview of River Oaks, or would like to become a member. Please sign up HERE if you are interested in attending.

A Men’s Breakfast You Won’t Want to Miss!

Men making connections with other men never seems easy. Sometimes, the best way to allow this to occur is providing opportunities for men to come together to find some common ground with other guys.

What better forum to do this than around some great food on a Saturday morning? Please register here to join us on Saturday, September 20 at 8:00am for a complimentary breakfast.

Not only will you be inspired through testimony, but you also will hear about what may be coming in the months ahead that allows you to plug in and connect!

Women’s Bible Studies

Ladies, please stop by the Grow counter in the Lobby to register for either the Wednesday AM study (Beth Moore: Children of the Day – 1 & 2 Thessalonians), beginning on September 10 at 9:00am, or the Monday PM study (Discerning the Voice of God), beginning on September 29 at 6:30pm.

Ladies’ Thursday Night Out

Ladies, join us for a monthly time to get together at different restaurants for a meal and fellowship, on the 3rd Thursday of each month. The first one is September 18 at Rulli’s on SR 17 at 6:30pm. Sign up HERE today!

FBI Ministry

The FBI Service Group will meet Wednesday, September 10, at 6:30pm, in the Heavenly Grounds Café. For more details, contact Wayne Loucks.

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 6:00pm in Small Group Room 1. Sign up HERE today.

Board Gamers

If you enjoy interesting and challenging games, stop by this Friday, September 12, 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.


Join us every Wednesday in Room 203A&B for dinner at 6:30pm and study at 7:00pm. Currently studying “Share Jesus Without Fear“. Led by Kent Yoder.


Please keep The HUGS Project in mind as you shop. Our storage shelves need filled with drink mixes, freezer pops, peanut butter, beef jerky, deodorant and toothpaste. Remember to donate your Sunday comics and magazines too. The troops love a “taste of home”. Our collection box is easy to find in the Lobby. Thank you!


Our prayers are with Warren and Nancy Nigh as the mourn the loss of their grandson.

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!