Announcements – 11/19/2017

Announcements – 11/19/2017

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.

Financial Report

2 Months Ending October 31, 2017

       Actual         Budget
Giving    $ 256,045     $259,952
Expenses –  $238,666
Variance –     $17,379

Designated Giving YTD: Benevolence = $963


Our next Baptism service will be next Sunday, November 26 during both services. Please sign up online and be prepared to attend the Baptism Class tomorrow, November 20 at 6:30pm.

Christmas Calendar

Invite you friends and family to join you at one of three identical special services on Sunday, December 17. Services will be at 8:15, 9:45 and 11:15am.
We will also hold three identical Christmas Eve services on the morning of Sunday, December 24 (no evening service). Join us at 8:15, 9:45 or 11:15am.
*Childcare will be available both mornings:
  • Infant-5th Grade during the 8:15 and 9:45am services
  • Infant-Kindergarten during the 11:15am services

Office Closed

Please note that the Church Office will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 so that our staff can spend time with their families for Thanksgiving. Please plan to take care of any necessary business before or after this date.

We’re Hiring

We have two open positions at River Oaks; Communications Director and Elementary Coordinator. To obtain full job descriptions, or apply onloine, visit


FOCUS meets on Wednesdays at 6:30pm in Room 203A and is an informal supper followed by Bible Study where everyone is welcome! For more information, contact Carmen Wegener at or 536.8390.

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.

Library Sale

Our Library is cleaning out to make room for new items. Because of this, are holding a sale today. Most items are $1, unless otherwise marked.

Feel Like You’re Out of the Loop?

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Poinsettia Fundraiser

HSM students will be selling red and white poinsettias today in the Lobby to support their trip to Haiti in July, 2018. Pick up for the poinsettias will be December 3.

KidsWorld Carols

KidsWorld Carols! KidsWorld families, save the date for Wednesday, December 6 from 6:00p-8:00pm as families and KidsWorld small group leaders come together to bless the nearby neighborhood with song and a small gift, inviting them to our Christmas services here at River Oaks. We will conclude the night fellowshipping with one another over hot chocolate and cookies. This will be in place of KidsWorld Sings and will be a great opportunity to Contribute as a family and Connect with your child’s small group. Childcare will be available for Infants through 3 years old if needed. Please be sure to sign up here and let us know if your family plans to participate!

Haiti Informational Meeting

If you are interested in going to Haiti during Spring Break 2018, April 2-9, 2018, please join us for an informational meeting on Tuesday, December 5 at 6:30 PM. Craig and Nicole Stahly will be leading this group. For more information, please call or email Dia in the Church Office. Sign up online if you are able to attend.


The HUGS Project is collecting items for our troops overseas for Christmas. Please stop by and take a card or two in the Lobby today and return your items this week. Thank you for serving with us!

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!