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2019_January Happenings @ Riverside

2019_January Happenings @ Riverside

Upcoming Sermon Series

Pastor Otto will begin a new series entitled "God Friended Me: The Story of Abraham" commencing Sunday, January 6th. The sermon titles are:

  • God's Friend Request (Genesis 12:1-9)
  • Friendship Tested (Genesis 12:10-13:18)
  • Blessed by a Friend (Genesis 14:1-24)
  • Making a Covenant with a Friend (Genesis 15:1-21)
  • A Friend Who Doesn't Need Your Help (Genesis 16:1-16)
  • Friendship Confirmed (Genesis 17:1-27)
  • A Friend for Whom Nothing Is Too Hard  (Genesis 18:1-15)
  • Real Friendship (Genesis 18:16-33)
  • Failing as a Friend (Genesis 20:1-18)
  • A Friend Who Keeps His Promise (Genesis 21:1-21)
  • A Deeper Kind of Friendship (Genesis 22:1-19)

Join us...

Worship and Connect Group Information:

Join us for worship:

  • Riverside ONE Worship Service, 11:00 AM, Worship Center
  • Spanish/Portuguese Worship Service, 10:30 AM, Warehouse
  • Connect Groups for all ages at 9:30 AM (Babies-Senior Adults).
  • Children's Ministry Extended Session (Babies-Kindergarten) and Children's Worship (1st-5th Graders) meet at 11:00 AM.
  • Spanish/Portuguese Connect Groups @ 9:00 AM @ the Warehouse.

Lord's Supper: Sunday, January 13th. All who believe in Jesus are invited to join us at His table.

Baptisms: Sunday, January 20th.  If interested in being baptized January 20th you will need to meet with Pastor Otto following one of our worship services on Sunday, January 13th. (The 3rd Sunday is when we generally celebrate Baptisms.)

Weekly Events @ Riverside

Stephen Ministers

are available every Sunday from 12:30-12:45 PM in the Health/Prayer Room, if you are in need of prayer.

No Strings Attached Puppet Ministry

meets every Sunday @ 12:45 PM in Room 215. This all-volunteer ministry is for people ages 10 and older. No experience necessary!

Moms in Prayer

meets Mondays (during the school year) @ 9:00 AM in the Brides/Prayer Room.

Adult Exercise and Fellowship Class

meets Monday, Wednesday & Friday @ 10:00 AM in Room 215.

Men of Impact Men's Ministry

meets Mondays @ 7:00 PM at the Warehouse (our free standing building). It is a time of prayer, Bible Study, fellowship, support, and encouragement. This ministry is for men 18 and older and meets on a weekly basis.

Heart and Hands Ministry

meets every Tuesday @ 10:00 AM in Room 204.

Detention Center Ministry

meets every Tuesday @ 7:00 PM at the Detention Center

Men's Prayer Breakfast

meets every Wednesday @ 7:00 AM at Sergio's (SW 107 AVE/Kendall) for breakfast and prayer.

Music Ministry Rehearsal

meets every Wednesday from 7:30-9:00 PM in the Music Suite.

Church Prayer Meeting

meets every Wednesday @ 6:45 PM in the Fellowship Hall.

Riverside Young Adults

(High school graduates and those just beginning their career up to age 29) meets every Thursday @ 7:30 PM in the Warehouse (10250 SW 107 AVE). We will not meet on Thursday, January 3rd due to the holidays.

Women’s Outreach Bible Study

meets every Friday @ 10:00 AM off campus

Riverside Park-Children in Action

Children (ages 3-5th grade) meets every Friday @ 7:00 PM in Room 215 (The Dock) during the school year. We will not meet on Friday, January 4th due to the holidays.

Riverside Students

(6th-12th Graders) meets every Friday @ 7:00 PM in the Warehouse (10250 SW 107 AVE). We will not meet on Friday, January 4th due to the holidays.

Spanish/Portuguese Prayer Meeting

meets every Saturday @ 7:00 AM at the Warehouse.

Monthly Events @ Riverside

Potluck Dinner, Wednesday, January 9th, 6:00-6:45 PM, Fellowship Hall. (The second Wednesday of each month we start our prayer time with a potluck dinner. Grab some food to share and join us as we fellowship before our prayer time.)

International Seafarers Ministry Outreach, Saturday, January 12th, 9:00 AM @ the Port of Miami (We hold this outreach event the second Saturday of every month.)

Rebound Outreach Ministry meets the second and fourth Monday of each month @ 7:00 PM in Room 201.

The Couples Ministry Fellowship is held the first Saturday of the month from 7:00-9:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall. However, we will not meet in January or February due to the holidays and a conference.

Stephen Ministry Supervision Meeting, Sunday, Janury 20th  in the Room 207. (This meeting, for our Stephen Ministry Leaders, is held the third Sunday of each month.)

Important Dates to Remember!

  • Monday, January 1st: Happy New Year, Church closed
  • Wednesday, January 2nd-Friday, January 4th: Winter Break, public schools and CDC closed
  • Tuesday, January 8th: CDC Committee Meeting, Room 201, 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 8th: Personnel Committee Meeting, Volunteer Room, 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 9th: Building and Grounds Committee Meeting, Volunteer Room, 8:00 PM
  • Friday, January 11th: CDC Open House (In-House Registration opens)
  • Saturday, January 12th: Children's Ministry Leaders Picnic, details will be forthcoming
  • Monday, January 14th: Quarterly Deacons' Meeting, Fellowship Hall 7:30 PM
  • Tuesday, January 15th: Board of Trustees and Stewardship Committee Meeting, Volunteer Room, 7:00 PM
  • Friday, January 18th: Teacher Planning Day, no public schools; CDC open
  • Sunday, January 20th: Stephen Ministry Supervision Meeting, Room 207, 12:30 PM
  • January 21st: Martin Luther Kings Jr. Holiday, public schools and CDC closed; church open
  • Tuesday, January 29th: CDC 100th Day of School
  • Wednesday, January 30th: Church Business Meeting, Fellowship Hall, 7:30 PM