Announcements – 11/26/2017

Announcements – 11/26/2017

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.

Christmas Calendar

Mark your calendars to join us 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

New Members

Please join us in congratulating our newest River Oaks’ members! Jason Andresen, Lauren and Sheila Bickle, Sarah Cragun, David and Roberta Gooding, Stan Oyer and Towana Troyer.

Hearing Devices

Text for Promotions: For those who struggle to hear the sermon on Sunday morning, we have hearing assistance devices available in the Office just off the Lobby.

My River Oaks Calendar

If you ever wonder what is happening or coming up at River Oaks, be sure to check out the online calendar. Just hop on our website and click Calendar under the About tab to see what we have scheduled.

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

Feel Like You’re Out of the Loop?

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KidsWorld 2nd Grade Parent Visit Day

Parents of 2nd graders! Come experience worship and story time with your child and their small group on Sunday, December 3 during either service. Following large group time, we invite you to a meet and greet with Kara Grove, Children’s Ministries Director, who will share the vision of KidsWorld.

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!

SPA Ministries Victorian Tea Party

Join SPA Ministires for tea, and support the Soup Of Success program on Saturday, December 2 from 1-4:00pm at Living Faith Fellowship Church in Elkhart. Admission is $5 and a non-perishable food or personal care item for the CCS pantry. This event also features fancy treats, affordably priced gift baskets, music, a silent auction, TEAGO, antique car rides and vendors and artisans selling their wares!

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 – If you were able to purchase items for the HUGS Christmas Project, please don’t forget to drop them off in the Lobby over the next couple of weeks. Thank you for your gifts to 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!