Announcements – 4/2/2017

Announcements – 4/2/2017

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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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.


Join us for one of three identical services on Sunday, April 16 at 8:15, 9:45 or 11:15am.


Our next Baptism service will be on Sunday, April 23 during both services. If you wish to be baptized please sign up here. If you have any questions regarding baptism, please email Dustin Kaehr at

Spring Grounds Clean-Up

We are looking for men, women, and young people (12 & up) to help clean up the church grounds and Park on Saturday, April 15 at 8:00am. Sign up here, and let us know if you can bring rakes, tarps, wheelbarrows, gloves, etc. Please contact Randy Judd with questions.

Photography Ministry

Do you have a passion for taking high quality pictures? Do you enjoy using a Digital SLR camera to capture life’s great moments? We’re looking for you to join our photography team! Sign up here to serve occasionally and capture all of the ministry happening on a Sunday morning!

Night of Ministry

The Young Adults are inviting you to mark your calendars for “A Night Of Ministry” featuring speaker Christine Caine, and worship by Passion on Saturday, May 20 at 7:00pm. You won’t want to miss this one-night event designed to speak directly into your life with power and hope from the Word and the Holy Spirit! Sign up here today to claim your seat on the bus! Tickets are $20. Because space is limited, seats are available first come, first serve!

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 online.

MSM Laser Tag

Middle School students, join us on Saturday, April 22 for Laser Tag at Mega Blast Laser Tag Arcade in Goshen. We will meet at River Oaks at 12:30pm and return by 3:30pm. Sign up online or pick up a form in the Church Office. The cost for the event is $10. All forms and money must be turned in by Friday, April 21. If you have any questions please contact Aaron Nesbitt

SpringHill Day Camp

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

Feed the Starving Children Opportunity

Join us for this local serving opportunity! We will be working at the Feed the Children warehouse in Elkhart on Saturday, April 29 from 10:00am – 12:00pm. This is a great opportunity to serve as a family. PLEASE NOTE: Children must be 12 years old to serve. For questions please contact the church office.

Jail Ministry Easter Cards

We have the opportunity again this year to distribute Easter Cards to inmates on Saturday, April 15. Please sign up here if you are interested in delivery. Cards are available in the Lobby, please sign cards with your first name only.

Jail Ministry

The jail ministry team will meet Tuesday, April 4 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 is in need of freezer pops, microwave meals and toothpaste (3oz. or less). If you or your Community Group would like to volunteer at our workshops on the second Monday of each month please call Sondra Resen at 574.215.8734.  We have day and evening workshops.

Products and monetary donations are always welcome for us to send care packages to the troops overseas. 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!