Announcements – 5/14/2017

Announcements – 5/14/2017

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!

Reminder: There will be no HSM/MSM on the Sunday nights of May 14, 21 and 28.

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.

Financial Report

8 Months Ending April 30, 2016

       Actual         Budget
Giving    $ 991,722     $954,982
Expenses – $ 881,559
Variance – $  110,163

Designated Giving YTD:
Benevolence = $9,561

Adult Small Group Leader Meeting

This will be a meeting for our current adult small group leaders to discuss the direction for small groups during the summer and this upcoming fall. Join us from 7-8pm in the Heavenly Grounds Cafe. Snacks and coffee will be provided.

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!


The MarksMen group will meet this Thursday, May 18, from 6:30-8:00pm at Midwest Gun & Range in Elkhart. Contact Todd Lozier at 875.0401 for details.

Join the Production Team

Are you interested in helping with the worship services at River Oaks? We’d love to add some help to our team. Whether you like working with video, lighting, set builds, or anything else, your gifts are welcome with us! E-mail to get started.

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!

Rolling In

5th graders are invited to “Rolling In” (a fun afternoon of bowling, pizza, and pop) on Wednesday, June 4! We will meet in the Student Café at 11:30am and will return at 2:15pm. For any questions contact Aaron Nesbitt at

5th Grade Graduation

June 4 during 2nd Service, families are invited to join us for Elementary Worship and then a graduation ceremony upstairs in the 45 classroom.

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)!


The HUGS Project could use donations of tuna packets, energy bars, individual trail mix, peanut, and snack packets. If you would like to sponsor shipping ($17.50) of one box to the troops/month for a year please call Sondra 574.215.8734. For your convenience, it may be set up as an automatic transaction.

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!