Announcements – 12/10/2017

Announcements – 12/10/2017

Service Times and Information:

River Oaks Community Church


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

River Oaks En Español

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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

Invite your 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

Christmas Project

This year’s Christmas Project is focused on raising funds for ministries at River Oaks, in our local community and in various places around the world that impact the “lost” and the “least of these”. Please prayerfully read over the Christmas Project information and be as generous as you possibly can in helping us reach, and even exceed, our goal! You may give to the 2017 Christmas Project here.

Year-End Giving

All year-end giving must be postmarked or delivered to the church by 8:00pm Friday, December 31. We will be mailing 2017 giving statements by mid-January. If you would like yours sooner, they are available at My River Oaks with instruction sheets available in the Lobby or here.


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

We’re Hiring

We have an open position at River Oaks for a Communications Director. To obtain a full job description, or apply online, visit

Student Ministries Christmas Party

All 6th-12th grade students are invited to our Christmas Party on Sunday, December 17, from 6-8pm! We will have food, an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest, Gingerbread House making contest and other activities.

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KidsWorld Christmas Project

This year, part of the River Oaks Christmas project is to raise money toward the purchase of a box truck for Faith Mission. KidsWorld would like to participate in the Christmas Project as well by collecting canned goods for Faith Mission throughout the month of December. We encourage you to involve your children in selecting canned goods from home or from the store that might be enjoyed by kids their own age. All canned goods maybe delivered to the KidsWorld Lobby December 10-31. Thank you for your support and participation in blessing the least of these, this holiday season.

FBI Meeting

The FBI Service Group will meet Wednesday, December 13, at 6:30pm, in the Heavenly Grounds Café. For details, contact Mike Gingerich at 574.370.3585.


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!