Announcements – 9/10/2017

Announcements – 9/10/2017

Service Times and Information:

River Oaks Community Church


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

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.

New Series

In this four-week series we are going to center on what the main activities are that a church ought to focus their resources and energies. There are a lot of good things we could do, but what are the great things we must do? This series will answer that question.


Our next Baptism service will be on Sunday, September 24 during both services. Please sign up here and be prepared to attend the Baptism Class on Tuesday, September 19 at 6:30pm.

Women’s Bible Study

(Mondays, starting September 11 ay 6:30pm)
We will be going through “Armor of God” by Priscilla Shirer. Workbooks are available for $13 in the Church Office or on the first day of study. Please sign up online or contact Carmen Wegener at for more info.

River Oaks Motorcycle Ride

Join fellow riders on Saturday, September 23 for a great ride through the countryside and a stop for breakfast. No charge other than buying your own meal. Bike check in at 8:00am in the Church parking lot; ride begins at 9:00am. Contact Jim Montgomery to sign up (574.361.7237).

MOPS Childcare Volunteers Needed

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) is looking for childcare volunteers (infant-PreK) Thursdays 9:00-11:15am starting on September 14. We are looking for as little or as much time as you can offer! Please contact or for more details.

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.

Young Adults

Are you a young adult or young couple looking to get connected with others in community and to grow in your faith? If so, we have several options available. Contact Dustin Kaehr at for more information.

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)!

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fund

We are teaming up with our denomination, The Evangelical Free Church of America to assist with the relief effort following Hurricane Harvey. If you would like to give, please make your checks out to River Oaks Community Church, memo “Disaster Relief” and we will forward your contribution to the EFCA. Thank you for serving this way in Jesus’ name!
$9,595 raised as of 8/31/17

FBI Meeting

The FBI Service Group will meet Wednesday, September 13, at 6:30pm, in the Heavenly Grounds Café. For details, contact Wayne Loucks at 862.4294.

Items Needed for the Children of Haiti

There are postcards with needs available in the Lobby. Members of the team going to Haiti will be in the Lobby collecting items on Sunday, September 17 and 24. Please drop items off in the basket labeled “Haiti” at any time.


The HUGS Project  is in need of trail mix, nuts and ground coffee. Thank you for your support for our troops!

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!