Announcements – 10/8/2017

Announcements – 10/8/2017

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.

Elder/Deacon Nominations

Members, you may nominate other eligible members that you believe would be good candidates to serve on the Elder and Deacon Boards for 2018. Please review the eligible names and submit your nominations online or in the Lobby by Sunday, October 15.

Small Group Leader Training

We will host a Small Group Leader training on Sunday October 15 during 2nd Service (10:30am-11:30am) in Room 203A upstairs for all of our current and new young adult and adult small group leaders.

Next Move

(Tuesday, October 24 at 7:00pm in Heavenly Grounds Café)
Whether its celebrating through baptism, connecting in a small group, contributing through serving, or committing through membership, we want to challenge and encourage you to find out what your next move is at River Oaks. Our Next Move class takes place every other month and is where you can get more information about what your next move might be. Sign up here if you are planning to attend.

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.

FBI Meeting

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

Father/Son Campout

Fathers and Sons, join us October 20-21 for an opportunity to to spend time together with other guys, camp out in the ROCC Park, and engage in fun activities and meaningful conversations. Sign up here.


Please keep Randy (Ginger) Craigo in your prayers after the recent loss of Randy’s mother.

2018 Haiti Mission Trip

HSM students who are interested in going on the Haiti mission trip in 2018 should join us for an informational meeting in the Student Ministries Worship Center on Sunday, October 15 at 5:45pm.

Child Dedication

We are celebrating Child Dedication during both services on Sunday, October 15. 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.

A Month of Compassion

The Local and International Compassion Committees are sponsoring a “Month of Compassion” starting Saturday, October 7, that will run for five consecutive Saturdays through November 4. Here is the schedule for your serving opportunities:
October 14 – The Window – THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FULL
October 21 – Feed the Children (35 people needed)
October 28 – Voice of the Martyrs Conference in Chesterson, IN (this is a conference, not a serving opportunity)
November 4 – Feed the Children – THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FULL
Please sign up here, or if you have further questions, please contact Dia Shaffer at 875.1152 or


The HUGS Project is in need of ground coffee, body powder and razors. Any other contributions are greatly appreciated! 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 and a Spanish service at 1:00pm. Come visit us and let us show you around!

Weather Cancelations: 2/21/18

Due to the county-wide travel advisories and state of emergency, we are cancelling ALL activities for tonight, Wednesday, February 21st. Cancellation for tomorrow’s activities are still under consideration.
‼️‼️If you are currently involved in an evacuation notice and need a place to go, please call the church at (574) 875-1152 and dial 4 to connect with us.‼️‼️
Debido a un asesoramiento de viajes para todo el condado y un estado de emergencia, estamos cancelando todas las actividades para esta tarde del Miércoles, 21 de Febrero. La cancelación para las actividades del dia de mañana todavía están siendo consideradas.
‼️‼️Y si usted tiene una notificación de evacuación y necesita un lugar donde ir, por favor de llamar a la iglesia a (574) 875-1152 y marque el 4 para conectarse con nosotros.‼️‼️