Announcements – 5/7/2017

Announcements – 5/7/2017

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) & Middle School Ministry (MSM) – All 6th-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!

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.

ROCC Park Opening Act 2017

Join us on Saturday, May 13 from 10am-2pm (gates open at 9am) for the seasonal opening of our park. We will have a single appearance, 40-minute, traveling circus show starting at 10:00am, petting zoo, pony and camel rides, carnival games, food and much more! See all the details here. You can find invitations and tickets for your friends and family in the Church Office this week.

Child Dedication

We are celebrating Child Dedication during both services this Sunday, May 14. If you are a follower of Jesus and would like to publicly dedicate your child to God and commit to raising them with a love for Jesus then this moment is for you! Sign up here to participate!

My Favorite Things

Thursday, May 18 at 6:30pm in Room 203A
Ladies, come connect with the women of River Oaks at the RefresHer event, “My Favorite Things”!  Everyone attending should bring their favorite thing valued at $10 (new). Include with your gift a one or two sentence explanation as to why this is your favorite thing. These items will be raffled off individually and each attendee will walk away with a gift! Sign up here if you plan to attend.

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) Sign-Up

Registration is currently open to all River Oaks moms for the 2017-18 MOPS year. If you are a mom of a child infant-kindergarten and interested, please contact Sabreana at 574.361.2381 or Registration will open to the general public on June 30, so sign up early!


Our condolences go to the Dibley family after the unexpected passing of Rochelle’s mother last week.

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 today to claim your seat on the bus! Tickets are $20. Because space is limited, seats are available first come, first serve!

Ministries Flower Sales

Flower sales will be going on from April 23 – May 7. Order forms can be found at the Student Ministry Counter in the Lobby. All proceeds benefit River Oaks’ Student Ministries.

SpringHill CITs

Calling all students ages 14-18. We invite you to join us as a CIT (Counselor In Training) this year at SpringHill Day Camp, June 12-16, at River Oaks. A CIT’s job is to build relationships with campers and assist SpringHill counselors by working with the same group of campers for the entire week. This will include playing GWAPS (Games With A Purpose), singing songs, helping with activities and talking with kids about what they’re learning about God. Visit and follow the SpringHill links to sign up today!

SpringHill Day Camp

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

Play Date at ROCC Park

Home during the day on Fridays and looking for a reason to get out of the house? Want to connect with other families? Need a place for kids to run off some of that energy? Whatever your reason, we invite you to join us at ROCC Park every Friday, from May 19 to September 24 starting at 10:30am. Come to play for a bit or bring a picnic lunch and stay for awhile. Mark your calendars and meet us there (weather permitting)!

FBI Meeting

The FBI Service Group will meet Wednesday, May 11, at 6:30pm, in the Heavenly Grounds Café. For details, contact Wayne Loucks at 862.4294.

Haiti Trip

Matt Stemm will lead our next family trip to Children’s Lifeline in Haiti, October 2-9. Applications are available in the Lobby All forms and the initial deposit must be turned in no later than Sunday, May 7. Contact the Church office at 574.875.1152 or with any questions.

Stamp Out Hunger

We are looking for “Bag Buddies” this Saturday, May 13 from 10:00am-1:00pm, to help us pick up food donations within the Goshen area (must have own vehicle). For details, please contact Scarlett Garrison at The Window, 574.533.9680 ext. 203.


The HUGS Project shelves are getting bare! They could use donations of coffee, creamer, individual trail mix, tuna packets, toothpaste, jerky body wash and game books. Thank you for your continued support of our troops!

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!