Announcements – 1/1/2017

Announcements – 1/1/2017

Service Times and Information:

River Oaks Community Church


Worship times are 9:00am and 10:30am


Watch for upcoming opportunities in the new year.

River Oaks En Español

Adorar con nosotros:

Domingo a las 12:30pm

Student Ministries

Student Ministries:

High School Ministry (HSM) – Our 9th-12th grade students meet on Sunday evenings from 6:30-8:00pm in the Student Ministry wing. These nights include hanging out, food, games, worship a short challenge and small groups. Bring a friend and hope to see you there!
HSM will resume on Sunday January 8.

Middle School Ministry (MSM) –  Our 6th-8th grade students meet on Sunday evenings from 6:30-8:00pm in the Student Ministry wing. Students experience a fun environment filled with games and the opportunity to connect and grow with friends and our amazing student leaders!
MSM will resume on Sunday January 8.

Children's Ministries

Children’s Ministries:

KidsWorld Sunday momrning offers care and learning for infants through 5th grade during both of our Sunday morning worship services. 4th and 5th graders are encouraged to attend elementary worship at 10:30am.

KidsWorld MidWeek (KWM):

Join us on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00pm for a night of games, dancing and fun for the entire family! Wednesday nights are designed to reinforce the big ideas learned on Sunday mornings in KidsWorld.
KWM will resume on Wednesday January 11.

Christmas Project

This year’s Christmas Project goal of $180,000 is divided equally to promote GOing and SHOWing compassion and evangelism through local and international ministries. The ministries we continue to serve through the Christmas Project as far away as Haiti and as close as our own neighborhoods. You can read more about the Christmas Project here.
December 24 Christmas Project Total = $132,092

Giving Statements

We will be mailing 2016 giving statements mid-January. If you would like yours sooner, just follow these instructions.

Stephen Ministry Care Requests

Could you use someone to come alongside you? Whether you are dealing with a loss, a challenging time or just need some ongoing encouragement, we have trained Stephen Ministers who can help support you. If interested, please fill out a confidential interest form in the Lobby or here.

Adult Ministry Small Groups

We are excited to open our facility for your small group to meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00pm starting January 11. This is a great opportunity for our families with young children. Contact Dustin Kaehr to get plugged into a small group or to schedule your group meeting at the church.

Adult Hang Out

Are you looking for a casual place to meet other people who attend River Oaks? Beginning Wednesday, January 11, our Student Café will be open from 6:30-8:00pm, for adults of all ages and stages of life, to meet and connect with others. Enjoy some coffee, bring your laptop to catch up on emails, or just chat and get to know someone new. Contact Dustin Kaehr if you have any questions.

Jail Ministry

The jail ministry team will meet Tuesday, January 3 at 6:30pm in the Heavenly Grounds Café. All are welcome to attend and share ideas or learn more about this exciting ministry. Contact Steve Peer at 574.875.6624 or for more information.


The HUGS Project  could use jerky, feminine products, individual trail mix and dried fruit. Donations can be made out to HUGS and placed in one of the offering boxes in the Lobby. Thank you to everyone who showed support through our Hacienda fundraiser.

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!