Riverside News


2018_January Happenings @ Riverside

2018_January Happenings @ Riverside Fruit of the Spirit Sermon Series On January 7th, Pastor Otto will begin his Fruit of the Spirit sermon series entitled "Spiritual Growth: Making it Happen in the New Year." The series is as follows: January 7th: Living by the Spirit January 14th: Growing in Love January 21st: Growing in Joy January 28th: Growing in Peace February 4th: Growing in Patience February 11th: Growing in Kindness February 18th: Growing in... Read More

2017_December Happenings @ Riverside

2017_December Happenings @ Riverside Advent The word Advent means "coming" or "arrival." The focus of the entire season is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ and the anticipation of his return. It is celebrating a truth about God, the revelation of God in Christ whereby all of creation might be reconciled to God. Advent begins four Sundays before Christmas. Each Sunday, as you can also do at home, we light an Advent Candle: Sunday, December 3rd... Read More

2017_November Happenings @ Riverside

2017_November Happenings @ Riverside Women's Bible Study Join us for  Max Lucado’s video study “Because of Bethlehem” where we will explore the gift of how the One who made everything chose to make Himself nothing for us. We will begin on Friday, November 3rd at 9:30 AM and continue through the Christmas season at Betty Rodriguez's residence. Daylight Saving Time Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, November 5th at 2:00 AM. Don't forget... Read More

2017_October Happenings @ Riverside

2017_October Happenings @ Riverside Putting the Pieces Together Join us for the Third Annual Putting the Pieces Together fundraiser for Autism. The event will take place on Saturday, October 7th at 7:00 PM at the Warehouse (10250 SW 107 AVE). Tickets will be on sale at the door for $5. Proceeds to go to Zach Speaks Inc. Join us for music, drama, and more! Hispanic Heritage Celebration Our Child Development Center invites everyone to join them for their Hispanic... Read More

2017_September Happenings @ Riverside

2017_September Happenings @ Riverside Labor Day Monday, September 4th, due to Labor Day, the Church, CDC, and public schools are closed. Couples Ministry Italian Dinner Potluck All married and engaged couples are invited to our Italian Night Potluck Dinner, Saturday, September 9th, 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Bring your favorite Italian dish! Sign up in the Foyer on Sunday. CDC Scholastic Book Fair Our Child Development Center (CDC) invites you to... Read More

2017_August Happenings @ Riverside

2017_August Happenings @ Riverside Florida and Beyond Summer Mission Offering During the month of August, we will be collecting our Florida and Beyond Summer Missions Offering.  This offering reaches out to Florida’s orphaned and disadvantaged children, our state mission efforts, and feeding the hungry of the world. It supports the Florida Baptist Children's Homes, Maguire State Mission Offering, and Florida Baptist Global Hunger Relief. Please be in prayer as what... Read More

2017_July Happenings @ Riverside

2017_July Happenings @ Riverside   Summer Sermon Series Our Summer Sermon Series is Ancient Stories/Timeless Truths: 10 Narratives that Will Change Your Life . July 2nd: Noah's Ark July 9th: Abraham and a Test of Faith ( Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Gary Johnson, Director of Missions of the Miami Baptist Association ) July 16th: David and Goliath ( Speaker: Dion Todman, Interim Youth Director ) July 23rd: Moses and the Burning Bush July 30th: Joshua and... Read More

2017_June Happenings @ Riverside

2017_June Happenings @ Riverside Couples Ministry BBQ Potluck The Couples Ministry invite all married and engaged couples to a Barbecue Potluck on Saturday, June 3rd, 7:00 PM at Riverside's Fellowship Hall. We are requesting potluck items such as BBQ Chicken, Ribs, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Cole Slaw, Corn, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, etc. No desserts, please! For additional information call the church office. Vacation Bible School (VBS)  VBS is June 12th-16th, 9:00 AM... Read More

2017_May Happenings @ Riverside

2017_May Happenings @ Riverside National Day of Prayer (As amended May 5, 1988, P.I. 100-305, 102 Stat. 456)  The President shall set aside and proclaim the first Thursday of May in each year as a National Day of Prayer, on which the people of the United States may turn to God in prayer and meditation at churches, in groups, and as individuals. Thursday, May 4th is the 66th Annual National Day of Prayer. Our theme this year is "For Your Great Name's Sake! Hear... Read More

2017_April Happenings @ Riverside

2017_April Happenings @ Riverside Men's Ministry Softball Game The Men's Ministry (for men 18 and older) will be having a Softball Game on Saturday, April 1st, 9:00 AM at Tropical Park, Field 2. If interested in attending see Ernie Nodarse. Refreshments will be served. Married and Engaged Couples Fellowship The Couples Ministry invites all Married and Engaged Couples to join them for their Spring Couples Potluck Fellowship , Saturday, April 8th , 7:00 p.m. in... Read More

2017_March Happenings @ Riverside

2017_March Happenings @ Riverside Married and Engaged Couples Fellowship The Couples Ministry invites all Married and Engaged Couples to A Caribbean Date Night , Saturday, March 11 th , 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This fellowship event will be a potluck dinner , bring your favorite Caribbean dish.  If you need childcare, please email one of the Couples Ministry Team by Wednesday, March 8 th : Bert & Lourdes Ponce, hponce@bellsouth.net; Ruben & Ada Negron,... Read More

2017_February Happenings @ Riverside

2017_February Happenings @ Riverside God's Valentine Gift (a poem by Joanna Fuchs ) God's Valentine gift of love to us Was not a bunch of flowers; It wasn't candy or a book To while away the hours. His gift was to become a man, So He could freely give His sacrificial love for us, So you and I could live. He gave us sweet salvation, and Instruction, good and true-- To love our friends and enemies And love our Savior, too. So as we give our... Read More