Announcements – 2/19/2017

Announcements – 2/19/2017

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

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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!

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!

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.

Father/Daughter Dance

Come celebrate father and daughter fun at this year’s Father Daughter Dance: The ROCC County Fair this Friday, February 24 at 6:30pm. This is an evening jam-packed with a DJ, dancing, photo booth, fair food, activities and experiences that will create memories to make you smile. The cost is $5 per ticket, register here today!

Kids Against Hunger Pack-a-Thon

River Oaks’ 4th annual Kids Against Hunger Pack-a-Thon for Children’s Lifeline will be on Saturday, March 11 from 9:00am-12:00pm. We will pack over 60,000 bags of food that morning to feed the children in Haiti. Sign up here with your family, friends, neighbors or small group.

My River Oaks Calendar

If you ever wonder what is happening or coming up at River Oaks, be sure to check out the online calendar. Just hop on our website and click Calendar under the About tab to see what we have scheduled.

Hearing Devices

For those who struggle to hear the sermon on Sunday morning, we have hearing assistance devices available in the Office just off the Lobby.

Chair Set-Up Team

We need an additional team of 3-5 men, women and/or teens on the third week of each month, for about an hour, to set up chairs for services. This is the perfect opportunity to serve as a family or small group! Please sign up here.

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.


Please keep Carl (Kay) Creech in your prayers after the loss of his sister-in-law last weekend. Our condolences also go out to Naomi (Steve) Peer after the loss of her mother, Barb, over the weekend.

Board Gamers

If you enjoy interesting and challenging games, stop by Room 203B on Saturday, February 25 from noon until midnight. 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.

Student Ministries Retreat

HSM & MSM Students, join us for our 2017 Student Ministries Sprinter Retreat from Friday evening March 3 to Sunday afternoon March 5. We will travel to Michindoh Conference Center in Michigan for a weekend to connect with each other and God. Cost is $115 for the weekend.  Sign up here or pick up a form in the Church Office. If you have any questions contact Dustin ( or Drew (

SpringHill Day Camp

SpingHill Day Camp is coming June 12-16! Register online at to save your child’s spot today!

Items for Haiti

The February Haiti Team is collecting items for the missionaries, medical clinic and schools. There are cards available in the Lobby at the GO/SHOW counter with all the requested items. Place donations in the ‘Haiti’ basket by Sunday, February 26. Please include notes of encouragement to the missionaries serving at Children’s Lifeline.

RETA Fundraiser Dinner and Silent Auction

RETA is hosting a fundraiser dinner and silent auction on Thursday, March 9 at 5:30pm at the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 574.522.3888 or go online to


The HUGS Project  spends approximately $1,000 per month in shipping care packages overseas. They would greatly appreciate any monetary donations to assist in covering this cost. You may make your check out to HUGS and place it in one of the offering boxes in the Lobby. Thank you for your continued support!

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!